The World’s Still a Much-Travelled Oyster for Secretary Mgidlana

[Daily Maverick] Pursuing Parliament’s strategic objectives has taken Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana around the world – most recently to the United States, this week. From London, Edinburgh, Budapest, Geneva and, it is understood, also destin…

[Daily Maverick] Pursuing Parliament's strategic objectives has taken Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana around the world - most recently to the United States, this week. From London, Edinburgh, Budapest, Geneva and, it is understood, also destinations on the African continent, Mgidlana has travelled extensively since taking up his post as the national legislature's accounting officer, or top administrator, on December 1, 2014. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sultan Urges Govt to Relax Ban On Rice, Vehicle Imports

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Saad Abubakar has appealed to the Federal Government to relax its ban on importation of rice and vehicles through land borders.

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Saad Abubakar has appealed to the Federal Government to relax its ban on importation of rice and vehicles through land borders.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eritrea to Ethiopia, Mosul Worsens, and Boko Haram Bombs – the Cheat Sheat

[IRIN] Geneva -Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on our humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

[IRIN] Geneva -Every week, IRIN's team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on our humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Know Your Aspirants

[NEWS] Today, we begin our maiden edition of “Know Your Aspirants,” with Dr. Jeremiah Z. Whapoe, Standard Bearer of Vision for Liberia Transformation Party (VOLT), one of the many presidential aspirants for the pending October elections.

[NEWS] Today, we begin our maiden edition of "Know Your Aspirants," with Dr. Jeremiah Z. Whapoe, Standard Bearer of Vision for Liberia Transformation Party (VOLT), one of the many presidential aspirants for the pending October elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Whapoe’s Candidacy Gets Boost

[NEWS] The presidential ambition of Dr. Jeremiah Z. Whapoe, political leader of the Vision for Liberia Transformation (VOLT), continues to receive boost as he got recognition from some foreign presidents and politicians, who attended the 80th birthday …

[NEWS] The presidential ambition of Dr. Jeremiah Z. Whapoe, political leader of the Vision for Liberia Transformation (VOLT), continues to receive boost as he got recognition from some foreign presidents and politicians, who attended the 80th birthday celebration of former Nigeria President OlusegunObasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberian Group Gets NGO Status

[NEWS] New World Initiative (NWI), a registered Liberian organization has been certified as a not-for-profit organization in the United States of America. The group was certified on November 14, 2016 by the State of Iowa through its Secretary of State,…

[NEWS] New World Initiative (NWI), a registered Liberian organization has been certified as a not-for-profit organization in the United States of America. The group was certified on November 14, 2016 by the State of Iowa through its Secretary of State, Paul D. Pate, as a not for profit organization to conduct business in the U.S.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Hails Progress By Liberian Women

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has hailed the women of Liberia for making tremendous progress that has impacted not only Liberia but also the world with women advancing everywhere and every day.

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has hailed the women of Liberia for making tremendous progress that has impacted not only Liberia but also the world with women advancing everywhere and every day.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

State Suffers Setback

[NEWS] State prosecutors in the ongoing Global Witness bribery case have suffered a setback after presiding Judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeisay of Criminal Court “C” denied their request for a jury trial on Thursday.

[NEWS] State prosecutors in the ongoing Global Witness bribery case have suffered a setback after presiding Judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeisay of Criminal Court "C" denied their request for a jury trial on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia