Four Nigerians among the eight executed in Indonesia

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Four Nigerian men are among the eight people executed in Indonesia along with one man from Brazil, one Indonesian and two Australians believed to be ring leaders of the Bali Nine drug smuggling ring. A woman from the Philippines and a Frenchman were temporarily reprieved.

As Ebola Response Continues, CLTS Running Strong in Rural Liberia

Children from Cotton Tree, an ebola-affected village using a new reed-based hand washing station

Last week in Bong County, the National Technical Coordinating Unit (NTCU) – responsible for setting Liberia’s national WASH guidelines – verified 29 new communities as Open Defecation Free (ODF). “What was originally just a short-term basic hygiene promotion has become another successful Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) project,” said Global Communities former Country Director Piet deVries to his country staff.

Tough homecoming for Zimbabwean migrants fleeing xenophobia

Some of the Zimbabweans arrive at a transit camp in Beitbridge,April 24,2015.Over 700 locals living and working in South Africa were repatriated after an outbreak of xenophobia attack against immigrates.REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo (ZIMBABWE)

More than 2,000 Zimbabweans displaced by xenophobic attacks in South Africa have packed their bags for home. But Zimbabwe, a country teetering on the verge of economic collapse, is unlikely to offer them the means to restart their lives.

Ebola Heroes & Heroines, Entrepreneurs, Community Leaders top winners in NOSLINA’s 2015 Awards

Emmerson Bokarie

Welcome to the 17th Anniversary of NOSLINA (National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America) weekend. On Saturday, Sierra Leone’s most prestigious Diaspora establishment, NOSLINA will gather at Metro Points in New Carrollton, Maryland to accord awards to 15 deserving individuals and organizations for their impeccable contributions to the amelioration of Sierra Leoneans at home and in North America.

Zimbabwe: Prostitutes become innovative to make an honest living

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TWENTY-FOUR-YEAR-OLD Precious Philemon survived a gruelling experience of a crumbled marriage, which left her in the care of her young child. As she struggled to make ends meet she resorted to prostitution and for several years she made out of the profession yet she could no longer endure to the gruelling effects and tough side that came along with the job.