Local NGO Announces Project to Connect Southeastern Counties

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A local construction group, Bridge Rural Communities for Trade (BRCT), has announced a US$500,000 phase one road project to connect five southeastern counties.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A local construction group, Bridge Rural Communities for Trade (BRCT), has announced a US$500,000 phase one road project to connect five southeastern counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

SOS International Boss Seeks Renewed Partnership With Liberia

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A visiting delegation of the SOS Villages International on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Julia Duncan-Cassell aimed at discussing ways to address y…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A visiting delegation of the SOS Villages International on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Julia Duncan-Cassell aimed at discussing ways to address youth problems in Liberia as well as pledging the organization's commitment to working with government to create more opportunities for youths.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Don’t Lobby for Party, Govt Posts’

[The Herald] Zanu-PF leaders must not lobby for positions, but should allow people to elevate them on the basis of their good work at appropriate platforms such as the national congress, President Mugabe has said.The President expressed concern over po…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF leaders must not lobby for positions, but should allow people to elevate them on the basis of their good work at appropriate platforms such as the national congress, President Mugabe has said.The President expressed concern over power hungry tendencies being exhibited by the so-called Lacoste and G40 factions in Zanu-PF. Lacoste and G40 are factions believed to be angling to succeed President Mugabe in the Zanu-PF succession race.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Commences Training of 10, 000 Borno Women in Small-Scale Businesses

[Premium Times] About 10, 000 women, mostly widows and persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency are to undergo basic training on skill acquisition and entrepreneurship under an initiative of the federal government.

[Premium Times] About 10, 000 women, mostly widows and persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency are to undergo basic training on skill acquisition and entrepreneurship under an initiative of the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Scientists Warn of Oil Drilling At Lake Tanganyika

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -As preparations for the exploration of oil and gas in Lake Tanganyika get into top gear, international scientists at the site are warning that if the activities are not pursued carefully, they could cause massive and long-term …

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -As preparations for the exploration of oil and gas in Lake Tanganyika get into top gear, international scientists at the site are warning that if the activities are not pursued carefully, they could cause massive and long-term environmental disaster.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Defiant Enugu Residents Build Houses, Filling Stations On Railway Lines

[Vanguard] As if there is no more land space in Enugu state, defiant residents of the state have completely uprooted none functional railway tracks that ran into the old coal mines in Enugu and have erected houses on them.

[Vanguard] As if there is no more land space in Enugu state, defiant residents of the state have completely uprooted none functional railway tracks that ran into the old coal mines in Enugu and have erected houses on them.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Steering #Budget2017 Between Excess Patronage and Prudence

[The Conversation Africa] After investigating the “massacre” (as termed by both the opposition Democratic Alliance and African National Congress Youth League) of more than 100 mental health patients under the guise of cutting costs, South Africa’s Heal…

[The Conversation Africa] After investigating the "massacre" (as termed by both the opposition Democratic Alliance and African National Congress Youth League) of more than 100 mental health patients under the guise of cutting costs, South Africa's Health Ombudsman Malegapuru Makgoba advised that a "sufficient budget should be allocated for the implementation" of proper care.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa