Minister Outlines Govt Development Plans for Mangochi

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa says government has lined up a number of infrastructural developments for Mangochi District including the upgrading of the district’s roads.

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa says government has lined up a number of infrastructural developments for Mangochi District including the upgrading of the district's roads.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire to Hold 2nd Joint Commission Meeting

[Observer] The governments of Liberia and La Côte d’Ivoire will hold their second Joint Commission meeting in Monrovia beginning today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said in a release. The three-day meeting, which will take place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will be held in two phases: technical working sessions on August 28-29; and a ministerial meeting on August 30, to be climaxed with the signing of a Joint Commission Framework Agreement by Foreign Affairs Minister Marjon Kamara and her Ivoirian

[Observer] The governments of Liberia and La Côte d'Ivoire will hold their second Joint Commission meeting in Monrovia beginning today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said in a release. The three-day meeting, which will take place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will be held in two phases: technical working sessions on August 28-29; and a ministerial meeting on August 30, to be climaxed with the signing of a Joint Commission Framework Agreement by Foreign Affairs Minister Marjon Kamara and her Ivoirian

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ignoring Diabetic Warnings, Teacher Had to Be Amputated Twice On Same Leg

[Observer] “I was advised whenever I became pregnant, that I developed symptoms of diabetes. For the six times that I had my children, though four of them did not survive, I did not take the warnings seriously,” admitted Ms. Aletha Blamon. “In the end,…

[Observer] "I was advised whenever I became pregnant, that I developed symptoms of diabetes. For the six times that I had my children, though four of them did not survive, I did not take the warnings seriously," admitted Ms. Aletha Blamon. "In the end, I ended up being amputated twice on the same leg. I am grateful to God that the Liberia Diabetes Center (LDC) finally came to my rescue and through their support, I am not depressed; I am making use of my life."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

MFDP, GN Bank, Others Sign U.S.$4.8 Million Grant Loan Agreement to Support MSMES

[Observer] The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) last Friday, August 25, signed a US$4.8 million participating agreement (PA) and approval of withdrawal request for the micro, small and medium enterpr…

[Observer] The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) last Friday, August 25, signed a US$4.8 million participating agreement (PA) and approval of withdrawal request for the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through the World Bank rural finance post Ebola reconstruction project with GN Bank and BRAC Liberia, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NEC, Be Honest, Transparent, Dependable – President Sirleaf, Avoid Interference

[Observer] When President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf commissioned two new Commissioners of the National Elections Commission (NEC) last Monday, she warned the NEC to ensure the protection of the state from any disturbance by demonstrating neutralism and eff…

[Observer] When President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf commissioned two new Commissioners of the National Elections Commission (NEC) last Monday, she warned the NEC to ensure the protection of the state from any disturbance by demonstrating neutralism and efficiency. The President urged the NEC Commissioners to build trust in Liberians to accept the election results. She went further to acknowledge concerns raised by people and institutions in the process, specifically pointing out the voter registration and exhibition exer

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Malemya to Dethrone Chiefs Aiding Forest Encroachment

[Malawi News Agency] Senior Chief Malemya of Nsanje has warned village heads against aiding their subjects to encroach into forest reserves saying if found they will be deposed.

[Malawi News Agency] Senior Chief Malemya of Nsanje has warned village heads against aiding their subjects to encroach into forest reserves saying if found they will be deposed.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Documents Reveal Africa Gave 2016 Olympic, Paralympic Games to Brazil

[Guardian] New documents released in Brazil have revealed how officials working for Rio 2016 lobbied in Africa in the late stages of their successful bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

[Guardian] New documents released in Brazil have revealed how officials working for Rio 2016 lobbied in Africa in the late stages of their successful bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria