‘Liberia Deserves Better’

[New Republic] The political leader of the opposition Alternative National Congress (ANC) has said Liberians deserve a better country. Mr. Alexander Cummings said Liberia it was regrettable that Liberia as the oldest country in Africa that turned 170 y…

[New Republic] The political leader of the opposition Alternative National Congress (ANC) has said Liberians deserve a better country. Mr. Alexander Cummings said Liberia it was regrettable that Liberia as the oldest country in Africa that turned 170 years on July 26 this year still remains one of the least developed countries on the African Continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Women Decisive

[New Republic] Though a woman has been sitting at the helm of power for the past eleven years, Liberian women are decisively not relenting in their struggle to still gain substantial political space and leverage in post-conflict governance of the country.

[New Republic] Though a woman has been sitting at the helm of power for the past eleven years, Liberian women are decisively not relenting in their struggle to still gain substantial political space and leverage in post-conflict governance of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Redeemed Church Identifies With Babies

[New Republic] The Redeemed Christian Church of God-Throne Room Parish, located on VP Road, in Paynesville has identified with 26 babies at the JFK Medical Center. As part of Liberia’s 170th Independence Day, the Redeemed Christian Church of God identi…

[New Republic] The Redeemed Christian Church of God-Throne Room Parish, located on VP Road, in Paynesville has identified with 26 babies at the JFK Medical Center. As part of Liberia's 170th Independence Day, the Redeemed Christian Church of God identified with babies and mothers at the John F. Kennedy Maternity Center in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Controversial Pastor Bushiri Rules Out Joining Political Party

[Nyasa Times] Billionaire clergy Shepherd Bushiri has denied he intends to join a new political party, Democratic Progressive Congress (Depeco), saying he is not ready for frontline politics.

[Nyasa Times] Billionaire clergy Shepherd Bushiri has denied he intends to join a new political party, Democratic Progressive Congress (Depeco), saying he is not ready for frontline politics.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Liberians Empowered in Bamboo, Rattan Weaving and Vegetable Production

[New Republic] Hundreds of Liberians have been trained in a weeklong production of bamboo, rattan weaving and vegetable planting in Monrovia. Co-sponsored by the Confucius Institute at University of Liberia and China-aid Liberia, the weeklong training …

[New Republic] Hundreds of Liberians have been trained in a weeklong production of bamboo, rattan weaving and vegetable planting in Monrovia. Co-sponsored by the Confucius Institute at University of Liberia and China-aid Liberia, the weeklong training program was done through the Chinese Language and Vocational Skills Training program in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Naptip Begs for Improved Funding From Government, Corporate Organisations

[This Day] The Director-General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Ms. Julie Okah- Donli , has called for more funding from government, private and corporate organisations noting that the scope of its operations …

[This Day] The Director-General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Ms. Julie Okah- Donli , has called for more funding from government, private and corporate organisations noting that the scope of its operations has broadened hence, the need for adequate funding to achieve its mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Volunteers Playing Roles in Minimizing Traffic Accidents – Office

[Ethiopian Herald] Volunteers engaged in traffic safety service are reducing accidents in the capital through raising pediatricians’ awareness towards road traffic safety and minimizing traffic congestion, said Addis Ababa Traffic Police Office.

[Ethiopian Herald] Volunteers engaged in traffic safety service are reducing accidents in the capital through raising pediatricians' awareness towards road traffic safety and minimizing traffic congestion, said Addis Ababa Traffic Police Office.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Parliament to Regulate Public, Private Party Funding

[ISS] South Africa has no legislation regulating private donations to political parties. Private individuals and companies can donate as much in secret as they wish, leaving the door wide open for corruption and the buying of influence. In a country al…

[ISS] South Africa has no legislation regulating private donations to political parties. Private individuals and companies can donate as much in secret as they wish, leaving the door wide open for corruption and the buying of influence. In a country already divided by high levels of inequality, wealthy people are able to influence policy in myriad ways, thus drowning out the voices of the poor and marginalised.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa