Opposition Youths in Court Over Protest – Granted Bail

[New Zimbabwe] Gweru -Six of the seven MDC-T activists arrested last Saturday for staging an illegal demonstration demanding electoral reforms were Monday granted $100 bail each Monday by a city magistrate.

[New Zimbabwe] Gweru -Six of the seven MDC-T activists arrested last Saturday for staging an illegal demonstration demanding electoral reforms were Monday granted $100 bail each Monday by a city magistrate.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Endjala Apologises for Tribalistic Remarks

[Namibian] Omusati governor Erginus Endjala has apologised for the tribalistic statements he made in a private telephone conversation which was secretly recorded and leaked on social media, but blamed a certain Taimi Tekla Iimbili for allegedly ensnari…

[Namibian] Omusati governor Erginus Endjala has apologised for the tribalistic statements he made in a private telephone conversation which was secretly recorded and leaked on social media, but blamed a certain Taimi Tekla Iimbili for allegedly ensnaring him.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

U.S.$200 Million Infrastructure Fund Unveiled

[The Herald] Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed Ecsponent Limited’s controlling shareholder and Brainworks Capital founder George Manyere has unveiled a $200 million investment fund targeting key infrastructure projects in Zimbabwe.

[The Herald] Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed Ecsponent Limited's controlling shareholder and Brainworks Capital founder George Manyere has unveiled a $200 million investment fund targeting key infrastructure projects in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kidsright, Partners End Midterm Project Review

[Observer] KidsRight Foundation and its four project implementing partners, last week concluded a day-long review of its project that seeks to focus on the protection of children’s rights across the country. The exercise was meant to share the success …

[Observer] KidsRight Foundation and its four project implementing partners, last week concluded a day-long review of its project that seeks to focus on the protection of children's rights across the country. The exercise was meant to share the success stories as well as the challenges that each of the partners is currently facing.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘UP Is Our Common Enemy’, LP Rallies Opposition

[Observer] Abraham Darius Dillon, acting chairman of the opposition Liberty Party (LP), has called for a united opposition whose overarching objective during the upcoming October polls is to ensure that the governing Unity Party (UP) gets no third term…

[Observer] Abraham Darius Dillon, acting chairman of the opposition Liberty Party (LP), has called for a united opposition whose overarching objective during the upcoming October polls is to ensure that the governing Unity Party (UP) gets no third term bid.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Where Are They Now – Those Who Were Religiously Backing the ‘Code of Conduct’?

[Observer] The Liberian Senate, the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who in the first place sent the Code of Conduct to them, the National Elections Commission (NEC) and the Supreme Court of Liberia, the majority three of whom rendered the …

[Observer] The Liberian Senate, the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who in the first place sent the Code of Conduct to them, the National Elections Commission (NEC) and the Supreme Court of Liberia, the majority three of whom rendered the Code "constitutional"--these are they who went against common sense and tried to ram the so-called Code of Conduct down Liberians' throats.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Poverty Doctor’ Others Earn Golden Image Award

[Observer] Dr. J. Mills Jones, identified as ‘poverty doctor’ across the country for the implementation of the financial inclusion policy at the Central Bank of Liberia, was among several local and international distinguished personalities honored at t…

[Observer] Dr. J. Mills Jones, identified as 'poverty doctor' across the country for the implementation of the financial inclusion policy at the Central Bank of Liberia, was among several local and international distinguished personalities honored at the 7th Golden Image Awards.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberian Stephen Kolison, Jr. Appointed Executive VP and Provost At UL

[Observer] A native of Liberia, Stephen Kolison, Jr., Ph.D., a distinguished higher education executive, scholar and researcher, has been appointed Executive Vice President and Provost of the University of Indianapolis. Kolison’s appointment follows an…

[Observer] A native of Liberia, Stephen Kolison, Jr., Ph.D., a distinguished higher education executive, scholar and researcher, has been appointed Executive Vice President and Provost of the University of Indianapolis. Kolison's appointment follows an extensive national search and comes at a time during a strong trajectory of growth and expansion for the University.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CNFA-Liberia and Partners Support Commercialization of Local Rice

[Observer] International NGO Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture-Liberia (CNFA-Liberia) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture are working to build the capacity of rice proc…

[Observer] International NGO Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture-Liberia (CNFA-Liberia) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture are working to build the capacity of rice processors to commercialize locally produced rice in the country. Recently, CNFA-Liberia and its partners trained 32 rice processors chosen from Lofa, Grand Bassa, Bomi, Montserrado and Grand Cape Mount counties in business management skills. The trainings were conducted in

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia