UN Women Signs MOU With Orange Liberia to Empower Rural Women

[Observer] UN Women has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Orange GSM and Rural Women to economically empower rural women through mobile money transactions.

[Observer] UN Women has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Orange GSM and Rural Women to economically empower rural women through mobile money transactions.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nimba County District Eight Contestants Sent Back to NEC

[Observer] Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh yesterday declined to place a stay order as requested by Saye S. Mianah, the announced winner of Nimba County District#8 representative seat in the October 10 legislative election, to prevent authorities at t…

[Observer] Associate Justice Kabineh Ja'neh yesterday declined to place a stay order as requested by Saye S. Mianah, the announced winner of Nimba County District#8 representative seat in the October 10 legislative election, to prevent authorities at the National Elections Commission (NEC) from conducting a recount of the votes.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Remembering President Tubman – Few Positives From His Administration

[Observer] Let us begin this Editorial by recalling what happened only a few weeks following President Tubman’s burial on July 29, 1971. A stream of delegations, over several days, found their way to the Centennial Memorial Pavilion to blast the fallen…

[Observer] Let us begin this Editorial by recalling what happened only a few weeks following President Tubman's burial on July 29, 1971. A stream of delegations, over several days, found their way to the Centennial Memorial Pavilion to blast the fallen Liberian leader who had ruled Liberia for 27 unbroken years. And speaker after speaker quickly forgot all the highly positive adjectives they had only ninety days earlier heaped upon him, extolling him in the most glowing terms. Among the adjectives perennially used to

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CSO Wants Independent Probe Into Electoral ‘Shortfalls’

[Observer] A local youth oriented Civil Society Organization, Better Future Foundation (BFF) has called for the creation of an Independent Board of Inquiry (IBI) to investigate allegations of gross irregularities and fraud that characterized the Octobe…

[Observer] A local youth oriented Civil Society Organization, Better Future Foundation (BFF) has called for the creation of an Independent Board of Inquiry (IBI) to investigate allegations of gross irregularities and fraud that characterized the October 10 presidential and representative elections being hotly contested by the opposition Liberty Party (LP) and the governing Unity Party (UP).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Micat to Re-Open National Museum Wednesday

[Observer] Liberia’s National Museum is scheduled to be reopened tomorrow, according to the Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism (MICAT). The museum is housed in one of the nation’s oldest buildings in Monrovia erected in 1843, four years befo…

[Observer] Liberia's National Museum is scheduled to be reopened tomorrow, according to the Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism (MICAT). The museum is housed in one of the nation's oldest buildings in Monrovia erected in 1843, four years before Liberia's declaration of independence.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senate Pro-Tempore Heads to SDG Confab in South Korea

[Observer] A two-person Liberian delegation headed by Senate Pro-Temp Armah Zolu Jallah leaves the country today for Incheon, Republic of Korea, to participate in the first international conference and exhibition on Smart Technology and Procurement rel…

[Observer] A two-person Liberian delegation headed by Senate Pro-Temp Armah Zolu Jallah leaves the country today for Incheon, Republic of Korea, to participate in the first international conference and exhibition on Smart Technology and Procurement relating to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UL Yields to Extension of Registration

[Observer] The University of Liberia Student Union (ULSU) has welcomed the decision of the Board of Trustees of the University to reopen the registration process at the university for three more weeks.

[Observer] The University of Liberia Student Union (ULSU) has welcomed the decision of the Board of Trustees of the University to reopen the registration process at the university for three more weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Waxy Kay Set to Release New Song

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Youthful Afro Hip-Hop artist, Wonderful ‘Waxy Kay’ Kapenga famously known for his hit songs My Foot and Zazii says he is set to release a new song with hidden messages tackling social issues taking place in the country’s …

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Youthful Afro Hip-Hop artist, Wonderful 'Waxy Kay' Kapenga famously known for his hit songs My Foot and Zazii says he is set to release a new song with hidden messages tackling social issues taking place in the country's communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

South Africans’ Hospitality Turns Xenophobic Stigma Around

[Observer] The encounter in June 2014 when angry South Africans violently attacked other African nationals in major cities, including Johannesburg, remains fresh three years after the ugly incident that led to the loss of properties, including commerci…

[Observer] The encounter in June 2014 when angry South Africans violently attacked other African nationals in major cities, including Johannesburg, remains fresh three years after the ugly incident that led to the loss of properties, including commercial goods and money. Africans mostly affected were Zimbabweans who for economic reasons migrated to South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia