Sifoe Senior Secondary School Athletics Championship Slated for Friday

[The Point] The 2017 Sifoe Senior Secondary School inter-house athletics championship is set for Friday 17 February 2017, at the School’s football field in Sifoe village, Kombo South.

[The Point] The 2017 Sifoe Senior Secondary School inter-house athletics championship is set for Friday 17 February 2017, at the School's football field in Sifoe village, Kombo South.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UTG Committed to Building Local Capacity, Says Vice Chancellor

[The Point] Professor Fekirr Muhammad Majum, Vice Chancellor of the University of The Gambia, told journalists at the Kairaba Beach Hotel yesterday that his institution is committed to building local capacity to the highest possible level, including wi…

[The Point] Professor Fekirr Muhammad Majum, Vice Chancellor of the University of The Gambia, told journalists at the Kairaba Beach Hotel yesterday that his institution is committed to building local capacity to the highest possible level, including with post graduate programmes up to PhD level.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Egypt’s Unemployment Rate Eases Slightly to 12.4 Per Cent – Capmas

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt’s unemployment rate eased slightly in the fourth quarter of 2016 to 12.4 per cent from 12.6 per cent in the third quarter, state statistics agency said on Wednesday.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's unemployment rate eased slightly in the fourth quarter of 2016 to 12.4 per cent from 12.6 per cent in the third quarter, state statistics agency said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Obasanjo Confident of AFL’s Professionalism

[LINA] Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo says he is confident that the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) is a professional force that is being built given the level of reforms that have taken place in the army over the years.

[LINA] Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo says he is confident that the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) is a professional force that is being built given the level of reforms that have taken place in the army over the years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Gbarnga-Mendikorma Highway Critical to Sub-Regional Trade’ – Boakai

[LINA] Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has restated that the Gbarnga-Mendikorma highway project will not only bring great relief to the people of North-Western Liberia, but will also open the country to sub-regional commerce and trade.

[LINA] Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has restated that the Gbarnga-Mendikorma highway project will not only bring great relief to the people of North-Western Liberia, but will also open the country to sub-regional commerce and trade.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$20 Million Needed for 2018 Population Census – LISGIS

[LINA] The Director General of the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS), Dr. Edward Liberty, has put the cost for the conduct of the 2018 national census at US$20 million.

[LINA] The Director General of the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS), Dr. Edward Liberty, has put the cost for the conduct of the 2018 national census at US$20 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ghana Invites Pres. Sirleaf to 60th Independence Anniversary

[LINA] The Ghanaian Government has invited President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is also Chairperson of ECOWAS Authority, to attend the official ceremonies marking the 60th Independence Anniversary of that country as Guest of Honor.

[LINA] The Ghanaian Government has invited President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is also Chairperson of ECOWAS Authority, to attend the official ceremonies marking the 60th Independence Anniversary of that country as Guest of Honor.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

‘AFL Personnel Not Politicians’ – Pres. Sirleaf

[LINA] Personnel of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) are not politicians, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said, noting that the professional content of their organization must be devoid of politics and personal preferences.

[LINA] Personnel of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) are not politicians, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said, noting that the professional content of their organization must be devoid of politics and personal preferences.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates the Vatican On 88th Anniversary

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations and sincere best wishes to His Holiness Pope Francis on the occasion marking the commemoration of the 88th Anniversary of the founding of the Vatican City State.

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations and sincere best wishes to His Holiness Pope Francis on the occasion marking the commemoration of the 88th Anniversary of the founding of the Vatican City State.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia