Though Relatively Short, President Weah’s Maiden Annual Message Had Plenty for Us to Debate

[Observer] Compared to those of his predecessor, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President George Weah’s first Annual Message to the Legislature was short. He spoke for 41 minutes, whereas President Sirleaf’s Annual Messages averaged two hours or more.

[Observer] Compared to those of his predecessor, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President George Weah's first Annual Message to the Legislature was short. He spoke for 41 minutes, whereas President Sirleaf's Annual Messages averaged two hours or more.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Liberia’s Justice System Faces Human Rights Challenges’

[Observer] The Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General (DSRSG) of the United Nations Mission of Liberia (UNMIL), Waldemmar Very, yesterday observed that ineffective accountability for misconduct by officials working within Liberia’s just…

[Observer] The Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General (DSRSG) of the United Nations Mission of Liberia (UNMIL), Waldemmar Very, yesterday observed that ineffective accountability for misconduct by officials working within Liberia's justice system poses serious human rights concern that requires considerable attention.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

What’s the Fuss? Our Family Has Been Living On 350 Litres of Water a Day for Three Years

[Daily Maverick] As the water crisis in Cape Town reaches Day Zero, panic has set in. Often you hear worries of how “will we cope with using less water?” or “it is the government’s fault” and also the uninformed accusation: “The people in the townships…

[Daily Maverick] As the water crisis in Cape Town reaches Day Zero, panic has set in. Often you hear worries of how "will we cope with using less water?" or "it is the government's fault" and also the uninformed accusation: "The people in the townships, look at them - it's their fault, because they don't pay for their water." Well, while there are different opinions on this debate, my question is: if my household of nine can survive on less than 350 litres of water a day, why can't others?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IFP – Tough Stance Against Thieving Teachers Is Imperative

[IFP] KwaZulu-Natal MEC for education, Mthandeni Dlungwane, must urgently take action against any teachers accused of commiting crime after a school principal has been suspended after being found in possession of stolen goods in Boston, west of Pieterm…

[IFP] KwaZulu-Natal MEC for education, Mthandeni Dlungwane, must urgently take action against any teachers accused of commiting crime after a school principal has been suspended after being found in possession of stolen goods in Boston, west of Pietermaritzburg.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mass Arrest At SRC

[NEWS] The NEWS has gathered that officers of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) of the Liberia National Police have raided several towns and villages near Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC) in Margibi and Bong counties.

[NEWS] The NEWS has gathered that officers of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) of the Liberia National Police have raided several towns and villages near Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC) in Margibi and Bong counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

No Administrative Malpractice’

[NEWS] Speculation about Assistant Minister-designate at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Attorney Jesse B. Korboi that he benefitted from loan under the PSDI program spearheaded by Dr. James Kollie has been trashed.

[NEWS] Speculation about Assistant Minister-designate at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Attorney Jesse B. Korboi that he benefitted from loan under the PSDI program spearheaded by Dr. James Kollie has been trashed.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senator ‘Orders’ Journalists Flogged

[NEWS] Senator Nyonblee Karngar-Lawrence of Grand Bassa County is said to have ordered the flogging of journalists Abraham Morris of the Inprofile Newspaper and Austine Kawa of Prime FM.

[NEWS] Senator Nyonblee Karngar-Lawrence of Grand Bassa County is said to have ordered the flogging of journalists Abraham Morris of the Inprofile Newspaper and Austine Kawa of Prime FM.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

2018 SONA to Showcase Parliament’s Rich Traditions

[SAnews.gov.za] Parliament is set to present the State of the Nation Address on Thursday, 8 February, a day which is rich with symbolism and state ceremonial activities which showcases the country’s cultural diversity.

[SAnews.gov.za] Parliament is set to present the State of the Nation Address on Thursday, 8 February, a day which is rich with symbolism and state ceremonial activities which showcases the country's cultural diversity.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa