GCB Deploys 216 Officers for One-District-One-Factory Agenda

[Business Day] GCB Bank Ltd has nominated 216 officers to work with the various districts of the country to help ensure entrepreneurs selected under the One District One Factory (1D1F) initiative benefit from easy credit facilities from the Bank.

[Business Day] GCB Bank Ltd has nominated 216 officers to work with the various districts of the country to help ensure entrepreneurs selected under the One District One Factory (1D1F) initiative benefit from easy credit facilities from the Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Parliament’s 2017 Report Card, According to Parliament

[Notes from the House] Here’s Parliament’s own report for the year. It’s left out all the messy bits, like mass walkouts by MPs, repeated calls for “order” in the House, Ministers ignoring requests to appear before Committees, Members’ absenteeism, mot…

[Notes from the House] Here's Parliament's own report for the year. It's left out all the messy bits, like mass walkouts by MPs, repeated calls for "order" in the House, Ministers ignoring requests to appear before Committees, Members' absenteeism, motions of no confidence in the president....but read for yourself and decide if your Parliament passed muster.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Journalist’s Trial Again Delayed, RSF Calls for Charges to Be Dropped

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on Morocco’s judicial authorities to drop serious terrorism charges dating back to 2013 that are still pending against news website editor Ali Anouzla, who appeared in court today only to see the hearing post…

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on Morocco's judicial authorities to drop serious terrorism charges dating back to 2013 that are still pending against news website editor Ali Anouzla, who appeared in court today only to see the hearing postponed yet again.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Insurance Companies Risk Closure

[New Democrat] The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), has set March 31st, 2018 as the deadline for all insurance companies to comply with the bank’s new capital requirements for insurance companies operating in Liberia. The CBL said companies failing to me…

[New Democrat] The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), has set March 31st, 2018 as the deadline for all insurance companies to comply with the bank's new capital requirements for insurance companies operating in Liberia. The CBL said companies failing to meet the deadline would have their licenses revoked.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sokoto to Vaccinate 1 Million Children Against Measles

[Guardian] Sokoto -Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has flagged off the 2017 measles vaccination campaign with a target of reaching one million children across the state.

[Guardian] Sokoto -Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has flagged off the 2017 measles vaccination campaign with a target of reaching one million children across the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘AWA Presence Indicates Confidence in Liberian Economy’

[Observer] The decision of the Africa World Airlines to expand its activities to Liberia is an indication of confidence in the Liberian economy, according to Wil Bako Freeman, managing director of the Liberia Airport Authority (LAA).

[Observer] The decision of the Africa World Airlines to expand its activities to Liberia is an indication of confidence in the Liberian economy, according to Wil Bako Freeman, managing director of the Liberia Airport Authority (LAA).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Principal Stresses Moral Discipline in Education Standards

[Observer] The principal of Mary Sharp Memorial Mission School in the Water Side community on UN Drive, Monrovia, Rev. Josiah W. Nimely, has pledged to provide a solid education foundation for students at the school.

[Observer] The principal of Mary Sharp Memorial Mission School in the Water Side community on UN Drive, Monrovia, Rev. Josiah W. Nimely, has pledged to provide a solid education foundation for students at the school.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NEDC and the Nigerian Gordian Knot

[Guardian] The denotations of the word infant would fit the nascent North East Development Commission (NEDC) like a custom-made cloak, for stark reasons. The Commission recently became a reality with the success of its foundational law at the National …

[Guardian] The denotations of the word infant would fit the nascent North East Development Commission (NEDC) like a custom-made cloak, for stark reasons. The Commission recently became a reality with the success of its foundational law at the National Assembly. The excitement has been palpable, for finally, the efforts to rebuild a crucial part of Nigeria, commandeered into a theatre of horrors by the largely vanquished Boko Haram terrorist group can now be co-ordinated. But like a ghost at the feast, a stark choice

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria