Miss Kenya Loses Out Miss Universe Crown

[Nation] Miss Universe Kenya Mary Esther Were on Sunday made it to the top five beauties but missed out on the crown after a lacklustre performance in the question and answer session.

[Nation] Miss Universe Kenya Mary Esther Were on Sunday made it to the top five beauties but missed out on the crown after a lacklustre performance in the question and answer session.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

National Fund Boss Remanded

[The Herald] Fungai Lupande -Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) chief executive officer Fredrick Mandizvidza, who is accused of defrauding the parastatal of about $96 000 was yesterday remanded to February 15.

[The Herald] Fungai Lupande -Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) chief executive officer Fredrick Mandizvidza, who is accused of defrauding the parastatal of about $96 000 was yesterday remanded to February 15.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘GOL Needs U.S.$2.3 Billion to Connect County Capitals’

[Observer] The Minister of Public Works, Gyude Moore, has told the Senate Committee on Public Works that it would cost US$2.3 billion to connect all the counties’ capitals by good road networks, and that the country will need to spend at least US$100 m…

[Observer] The Minister of Public Works, Gyude Moore, has told the Senate Committee on Public Works that it would cost US$2.3 billion to connect all the counties' capitals by good road networks, and that the country will need to spend at least US$100 million a year on roads over the next 20 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

School, Residents, Businesses Grateful for Paved Police Academy Road

[Observer] The Principal of the Police Academy Elementary and Junior High School, Mrs. Theresa Morris, gasoline seller Moses Janteh, and motorbike rider Joseph Suah and many others have expressed gratitude to the Ministry of Public Works for the paveme…

[Observer] The Principal of the Police Academy Elementary and Junior High School, Mrs. Theresa Morris, gasoline seller Moses Janteh, and motorbike rider Joseph Suah and many others have expressed gratitude to the Ministry of Public Works for the pavement of the Police Academy Road in Paynesville, "which now makes life a little easier for all."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Supreme Court Reopens River Gee Election Case

[Observer] The Supreme Court yesterday reopened the case of the 2014 disputed special senatorial elections result in River Gee County, mandating the sitting Senator, Conmany B. Wisseh, then candidate of the ruling Unity Party (UP), and his legal team t…

[Observer] The Supreme Court yesterday reopened the case of the 2014 disputed special senatorial elections result in River Gee County, mandating the sitting Senator, Conmany B. Wisseh, then candidate of the ruling Unity Party (UP), and his legal team to be present at the hearing on Thursday, February 2.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Students Deserve Effective Learning Experience

[Observer] The founder of the John W.F. Sherman Memorial Institute (JWFSMI), located on Front Street in Monrovia, Mrs. Kellita Sherman, says effective instructional methods provide good learning experience for students.

[Observer] The founder of the John W.F. Sherman Memorial Institute (JWFSMI), located on Front Street in Monrovia, Mrs. Kellita Sherman, says effective instructional methods provide good learning experience for students.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘No Access to Road Maintenance Money’

[Observer] Public Works Minister William Gyude Moore has told a joint Senate committee that up to now, “the Ministry has had no access to the money coming from the Road Fund Act; that money is currently captured in the National Budget as you did when y…

[Observer] Public Works Minister William Gyude Moore has told a joint Senate committee that up to now, "the Ministry has had no access to the money coming from the Road Fund Act; that money is currently captured in the National Budget as you did when you passed the budget; so I do not even know how much was collected."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Reforms in Public Bureaucratic Structures in Liberia Since 2005 – Case Studies of LRA and PPCC

[Observer] The Liberian Governance system has experienced significant reforms over the years from 2005 to 2015. This is evidenced by the establishment of the General Auditing Commission (GAC), Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC), as well as the f…

[Observer] The Liberian Governance system has experienced significant reforms over the years from 2005 to 2015. This is evidenced by the establishment of the General Auditing Commission (GAC), Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC), as well as the formation of the Executive Protective Service (EPS), including administrative restructuring of the Liberia National Police, (LNP), among others by legislative enactments.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Three-Day Protest Begins At Capitol Today

[Observer] Three major negative issues that have affected the Liberian economy and the Liberian business community have compelled the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia (PATEL) to call for a massive gathering of its members at the Capitol Building from…

[Observer] Three major negative issues that have affected the Liberian economy and the Liberian business community have compelled the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia (PATEL) to call for a massive gathering of its members at the Capitol Building from today, January 31 to February 2.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Increasing U.S. Dollar Buying Rate Threatens Marketplace

[Observer] For the past several weeks the United States dollar has been pommelling (beating) the Liberian dollar. The accepted rate of exchange, LD100 to 1$US is exorbitant and has emboldened the some forex dealers to increase the buying rate even furt…

[Observer] For the past several weeks the United States dollar has been pommelling (beating) the Liberian dollar. The accepted rate of exchange, LD100 to 1$US is exorbitant and has emboldened the some forex dealers to increase the buying rate even further.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia