Joint Arab Mission, GOL Propose Revised Financing Allocation for Gbarnga-Salayea Road Project

[Govt of Liberia] A joint-mission comprising representatives of the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) and Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has ended a three-day visit to the country during which discussions were held with the relevant a…

[Govt of Liberia] A joint-mission comprising representatives of the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) and Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has ended a three-day visit to the country during which discussions were held with the relevant authorities in Liberia and an agreement reached after series of technical meetings to propose a revised financing arrangement for each contributing donor. The revision came about upon having a surplus following the winning contractor's bid offer for the Gbarnga-Salayea Ro

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Retail Prospects – What’s Next in Africa?

[Business Day] Sub-Saharan Africa has uplifted itself from the two decade economic low reached in 2016, bringing a slight easing of pressure, but not a return to the robust growth rates previously experienced. The region’s two most significant economie…

[Business Day] Sub-Saharan Africa has uplifted itself from the two decade economic low reached in 2016, bringing a slight easing of pressure, but not a return to the robust growth rates previously experienced. The region's two most significant economies, Nigeria and South Africa, are slowly turning around from recent declines to low levels of positive growth, however, the consolidated prospects for these two powerhouse economies continue to be subdued. Of the countries measured in global market research company Nielsen's

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Court to Resume Hearing of Govt’s $406.8 M Suit Against Three Oil Companies

[Guardian] A Federal High Court in Lagos will on Jan. 23, 2018, resume hearing of a $406.8 million suit instituted by the Federal Government against Shell Western Supply & Trading Ltd, over crude oil shipment.

[Guardian] A Federal High Court in Lagos will on Jan. 23, 2018, resume hearing of a $406.8 million suit instituted by the Federal Government against Shell Western Supply & Trading Ltd, over crude oil shipment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Silver Lining in Northeast Nigeria Crisis

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Scarcely would news events from Nigeria’s northeast inspire optimism. The humanitarian crisis in Nigeria, triggered by an armed conflict, is one of the most severe in the world. Yet the determination by men, women and the y…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Scarcely would news events from Nigeria's northeast inspire optimism. The humanitarian crisis in Nigeria, triggered by an armed conflict, is one of the most severe in the world. Yet the determination by men, women and the young to battle and survive the adversity unleashed by the long-running violence is deeply moving. Their resolve, and over the past year, an accelerated relief assistance, are making a positive difference in a region struck by one of the world's most severe humanitarian emergencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mkapa to Speak On Varsities’ Role in Development

[Daily News] RETIRED President Benjamin Mkapa (pictured) will on next Tuesday deliver public lecture on the role of universities in attaining the National Development Vision 2025 which will be held at the University of Dodoma (UDOM).

[Daily News] RETIRED President Benjamin Mkapa (pictured) will on next Tuesday deliver public lecture on the role of universities in attaining the National Development Vision 2025 which will be held at the University of Dodoma (UDOM).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Uganda Wants Investors to Speed Up Investments

[EA Business] Kampala, Uganda -The Executive Director of Uganda Investment Authority Jolly Kaguhangire has asked the people of Bunyoro in western Uganda to support government efforts to develop the country by stopping non-citizens from settling on gove…

[EA Business] Kampala, Uganda -The Executive Director of Uganda Investment Authority Jolly Kaguhangire has asked the people of Bunyoro in western Uganda to support government efforts to develop the country by stopping non-citizens from settling on government land and expect compensation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Amb. Thomas Greenfield – Liberian Leaders Have Failed Liberians

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Former U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, could not mince her words while criticizing leaders of political parties protesting the results of the October 10 elections.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Former U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, could not mince her words while criticizing leaders of political parties protesting the results of the October 10 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Cummings Supports Patel With U.S.$18K for Establishment of Secretariat

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Continuing his efforts to empower other Liberians, Mr. Alexander B. Cummings has supported the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia (PATEL) organization with an initial contribution of US$18,000.00 to help with the establishme…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Continuing his efforts to empower other Liberians, Mr. Alexander B. Cummings has supported the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia (PATEL) organization with an initial contribution of US$18,000.00 to help with the establishment of its secretariat.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Aggrieved Parties, NEC Trade Blame Over Election Delay

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -There is a great deal of uncertainty hanging over Liberia’s presidential elections. Looking at the status quo, even the National Elections Commission (NEC) cannot predict when the elections would be held. Many Liberians are …

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -There is a great deal of uncertainty hanging over Liberia's presidential elections. Looking at the status quo, even the National Elections Commission (NEC) cannot predict when the elections would be held. Many Liberians are concerned, too, but they're interestingly coping with this rarely acceptable uncertainty.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia