Inauguration Threatened

[Observer] Wives of officers of the Armed Forces of Liberia have vowed to repeat their strike action again until the government settles its financial obligations to their husbands. This puts under grave threat, the much anticipated and heralded peacefu…

[Observer] Wives of officers of the Armed Forces of Liberia have vowed to repeat their strike action again until the government settles its financial obligations to their husbands. This puts under grave threat, the much anticipated and heralded peaceful transition from one democratically elected government to another. "We will ensure that this pending inauguration will not go on as planned until our plights are addressed by the Ministry of Defense and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf," the women who have been protesti

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UP Expels Pres. Sirleaf

[Observer] The UP is revoking the membership of its Standard Bearer Emeritus, President Sirleaf, on claims that she supported the opposition candidate, George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change. She has consistently denied the claim and still …

[Observer] The UP is revoking the membership of its Standard Bearer Emeritus, President Sirleaf, on claims that she supported the opposition candidate, George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change. She has consistently denied the claim and still considers herself a member of the Unity Party.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Overcrowding, Lawlessness On the Rise At Red Light, Other Markets

[Observer] A Daily Observer survey has established that lawlessness is on the increase at the nation’s largest business hub in Red Light, Paynesville Community, involving commercial motorcyclists, petty traders and officers of the Liberia National Poli…

[Observer] A Daily Observer survey has established that lawlessness is on the increase at the nation's largest business hub in Red Light, Paynesville Community, involving commercial motorcyclists, petty traders and officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP). Overcrowding is also posing a serious challenge to shoppers and marketers alike.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Dedicated Water Project Boosts Supply to Greater Monrovia

[Observer] A US$40.49 million Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) three-phase water project was recently dedicated by the outgoing Liberian Government in White Plains, Montserrado County.

[Observer] A US$40.49 million Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) three-phase water project was recently dedicated by the outgoing Liberian Government in White Plains, Montserrado County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sowing Agriculture From the Root of Society

[Observer] Agriculture is man’s oldest profession. Apart from farming, early man also domesticated some animals for survival. However, several millennia later, the noble profession has limited youth participation; not enough to make agriculture as a pr…

[Observer] Agriculture is man's oldest profession. Apart from farming, early man also domesticated some animals for survival. However, several millennia later, the noble profession has limited youth participation; not enough to make agriculture as a profession and way of life last into the coming centuries.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

House in ‘White Ballot’ Election for Speaker Post

[Observer] Deputy Speaker Hans M. Barchue, one of the two major contenders in the election of the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the 54th Legislature, has withdrawn from the race.

[Observer] Deputy Speaker Hans M. Barchue, one of the two major contenders in the election of the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the 54th Legislature, has withdrawn from the race.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Economic Diplomacy Bringing Multifaceted National Benefits

[Ethiopian Herald] It was 17 years back the Ethiopian foreign policy was chalked out incorporating the issues of other domestic policies to address various socioeconomic hurdles. This move laid the bedrock for achieving economic take off, scaling down …

[Ethiopian Herald] It was 17 years back the Ethiopian foreign policy was chalked out incorporating the issues of other domestic policies to address various socioeconomic hurdles. This move laid the bedrock for achieving economic take off, scaling down poverty, ensuring sustainable peace, and facilitating the process of democratization in the country, according to officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia Boosting Economic Relations With Neighbors

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the practice of Ethiopia’s economic diplomacy focuses on neighboring countries that have significant contributions and return to ensure sustainable and fast economic growth. Apar…

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the practice of Ethiopia's economic diplomacy focuses on neighboring countries that have significant contributions and return to ensure sustainable and fast economic growth. Apart from the nearby economic relations, many Asian and some European countries are targets to promote cross-border trade relations.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ambitious Plan to Restore Forest Landscape Revealed

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia has planned ambitious programs of forest landscape restoration to resuscitate more than 20 million hectares of degraded forest landscapes within the next 20 years, The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Clima…

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopia has planned ambitious programs of forest landscape restoration to resuscitate more than 20 million hectares of degraded forest landscapes within the next 20 years, The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia