Pres. Weah’s First Appointments

[Observer] Inauguration Day: President Weah is escorted back to the platform by AFL Chief of Staff, Major General Daniel Dee Ziankahn, who would later that day be appointed Minister of National Defense. (Photo: Nick N. Seebeh)

[Observer] Inauguration Day: President Weah is escorted back to the platform by AFL Chief of Staff, Major General Daniel Dee Ziankahn, who would later that day be appointed Minister of National Defense. (Photo: Nick N. Seebeh)

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘This Is Your Government’

[Observer] For the first time since 1944, Liberians were able to witness a historic democratic transfer of power as Liberia and Africa’s first elected female President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, turned over the mantle of authority to President George Mann…

[Observer] For the first time since 1944, Liberians were able to witness a historic democratic transfer of power as Liberia and Africa's first elected female President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, turned over the mantle of authority to President George Manneh Weah.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Weah’s Greatest Test

[Observer] George Weah has been installed as Liberia’s 24th President with all the ceremonies, pomp and pageantry befitting such an occasion. For most young Liberians, especially those at the margins of society, it is a dream come true-that one of thei…

[Observer] George Weah has been installed as Liberia's 24th President with all the ceremonies, pomp and pageantry befitting such an occasion. For most young Liberians, especially those at the margins of society, it is a dream come true-that one of their own is now at the helm of power.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Catherine Johnson Lived a Rewarding Life’

[Observer] The Dean of the Trinity Cathedral, Reverend Fr. James B. Sellee, was one of several personalities who described the late Catherine Ellen Johnson a devoted Christian, who served not only the church, but her community and the country at large.

[Observer] The Dean of the Trinity Cathedral, Reverend Fr. James B. Sellee, was one of several personalities who described the late Catherine Ellen Johnson a devoted Christian, who served not only the church, but her community and the country at large.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Weah’s Pro-Poor Policy Versus World Bank’s – More Questions Than Answers

[Observer] Among the many recommendations forwarded to President George Manneh Weah, I have yet to see any proposal as to how best Liberia can generate the necessary revenue to finance needed programs.

[Observer] Among the many recommendations forwarded to President George Manneh Weah, I have yet to see any proposal as to how best Liberia can generate the necessary revenue to finance needed programs.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

#CapeWaterGate – Fear and Loathing in the Face of #DayZero

[Daily Maverick] As the water crisis in Cape Town deepens, it has given birth to groups of Water Vigilantes, all aided by the city’s communications approach which berates and bollocks consumers without so much as an inkling of responsibility for their …

[Daily Maverick] As the water crisis in Cape Town deepens, it has given birth to groups of Water Vigilantes, all aided by the city's communications approach which berates and bollocks consumers without so much as an inkling of responsibility for their part in the crisis. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Water Crisis Will Have a Significant Impact On Cape Wine Industry

[Daily Maverick] As the drought now afflicting most of the agricultural and many of the urban sites of the Western and Eastern Cape cuts ever deeper into the fabric of communities, all non-essential consumption is being assessed to determine its relati…

[Daily Maverick] As the drought now afflicting most of the agricultural and many of the urban sites of the Western and Eastern Cape cuts ever deeper into the fabric of communities, all non-essential consumption is being assessed to determine its relative priority status.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kasolo Takes Swipe At Chipata Council

[Times of Zambia] Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kasolo has taken a swipe at Chipata City Council management for tasking council police to collect daily revenue from the markets a responsibility outside their line of duty.

[Times of Zambia] Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kasolo has taken a swipe at Chipata City Council management for tasking council police to collect daily revenue from the markets a responsibility outside their line of duty.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Soccer – Coleman to Be Officially Unveiled Today

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s women football sensation Zenatha Coleman and her new Spanish club Zaragoza Women have reached an agreement to sign the nimble-footed Brave Gladiator for the remainder of the current campaign until next season.

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's women football sensation Zenatha Coleman and her new Spanish club Zaragoza Women have reached an agreement to sign the nimble-footed Brave Gladiator for the remainder of the current campaign until next season.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia