We Are Still Seeking More Liberian Historians to Write Our History – Adieu Igolima, Alpha and Svend

[Observer] The recent passing of three great scholars who in a serious way served Liberia is cause for reflection on the current status of Liberian history written by Liberians.

[Observer] The recent passing of three great scholars who in a serious way served Liberia is cause for reflection on the current status of Liberian history written by Liberians.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Govt Needs to Focus On Youth Capacity Building’

[Observer] Ms. Jackson: It is difficult for young people to believe in the famous saying that “Young people are the future leaders” when parents, government officials, guardians and others continue to brand them as troublemakers without recognizing the…

[Observer] Ms. Jackson: It is difficult for young people to believe in the famous saying that "Young people are the future leaders" when parents, government officials, guardians and others continue to brand them as troublemakers without recognizing their contributions to society."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CFMB, CFDC Union Want Lawmakers Pass Land Rights Bill

[Observer] The continued delay by lawmakers to pass into law the 2014 Land Rights Bill, which calls for the protection of community land, among other things, has claimed the attention of two civil society groups, the Community Forest Management Body (C…

[Observer] The continued delay by lawmakers to pass into law the 2014 Land Rights Bill, which calls for the protection of community land, among other things, has claimed the attention of two civil society groups, the Community Forest Management Body (CFMB) and the Community Forestry Development Committee (CFDC), who believe that if the law is passed, it will drastically decrease land-related conflicts the nation is currently experiencing.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

EFCC Amends Charges Against Former Air Vice Marshal

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday in an Abuja High Court, Maitama applied to amend charges against a retired Air Vice Marshal, Alkali Mawu.

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday in an Abuja High Court, Maitama applied to amend charges against a retired Air Vice Marshal, Alkali Mawu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Parliament Elects Rwanda’s Representatives to EALA

[New Times] Nine legislators to represent Rwanda at the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) were elected at Parliament Friday by a joint session of lawmakers from the Lower Parliament and Senate.

[New Times] Nine legislators to represent Rwanda at the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) were elected at Parliament Friday by a joint session of lawmakers from the Lower Parliament and Senate.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kenyan First Lady to Grace Kigali International Peace Marathon

[New Times] Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta will on Sunday join her Rwandan counterpart Jeannette Kagame to flag-off the 13th edition of Kigali International Peace Marathon.

[New Times] Kenya's First Lady Margaret Kenyatta will on Sunday join her Rwandan counterpart Jeannette Kagame to flag-off the 13th edition of Kigali International Peace Marathon.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya