President Sirleaf to Address Business Conference

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is expected to address Liberian entrepreneurs, business executives, local and international partners, members of the diplomatic corps, youth and cross-section of stakeholders at the Liberian Marketplace or Sma…

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is expected to address Liberian entrepreneurs, business executives, local and international partners, members of the diplomatic corps, youth and cross-section of stakeholders at the Liberian Marketplace or Small Business Administration (SBA) annual MSME Conference scheduled to take place on 25 November at the Nancy B. Doe Jorkpen Town Market in Sinkor, suburb of Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Business Group Wants U.S. Issues Travel Ban On Politician

[New Dawn] The Liberian Entrepreneurs and Vendors United for Economic Stability, a local business group here is calling on the United States government through its embassy here to place a travel ban on politicians that are calling for interim government.

[New Dawn] The Liberian Entrepreneurs and Vendors United for Economic Stability, a local business group here is calling on the United States government through its embassy here to place a travel ban on politicians that are calling for interim government.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Danger of Reverting to War, and the Prospect of Maintaining Peace and Stability in Liberia

[NEWS] Liberians from all walks of life are very better about returning to the ugly past of “war”. Many have realized that the first Liberian Civil war was an internal conflict in Liberia from the period of 1989 until 1997 orchestrated by politicians f…

[NEWS] Liberians from all walks of life are very better about returning to the ugly past of "war". Many have realized that the first Liberian Civil war was an internal conflict in Liberia from the period of 1989 until 1997 orchestrated by politicians for the ascendency of power.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Malawi Drops in Governance Ranking On 2017 Mo Ibrahim Index

[Nyasa Times] Malawi has dropped to position 18 for 54 African states in governance over the past decade, according to the Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance that was released in on Monday.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi has dropped to position 18 for 54 African states in governance over the past decade, according to the Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance that was released in on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Dare Not Linger – the Presidential Years By Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa

[Guardian] This book is conceived as a sequel, follow up to A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, not just because the title is taken from the last page of that book, but also the crying need to close the Nelson Mandela account as rendered by him. But Mandela was not able to complete the book. What he wrote and the notes he made towards completing the book provided my friend Mandla Langa with ammunition to complete the book. Graça Machel, widow of Nelson Mandela provides a prologue to the book.

[Guardian] This book is conceived as a sequel, follow up to A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, not just because the title is taken from the last page of that book, but also the crying need to close the Nelson Mandela account as rendered by him. But Mandela was not able to complete the book. What he wrote and the notes he made towards completing the book provided my friend Mandla Langa with ammunition to complete the book. Graça Machel, widow of Nelson Mandela provides a prologue to the book.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What a Rancour in Our Sports Fraternity

[The Point] So much rancour has been noticed within the sports fraternity in The Gambia in recent days, particularly between the National Sports Council (NSC) and Gambia Football Federation (GFF)

[The Point] So much rancour has been noticed within the sports fraternity in The Gambia in recent days, particularly between the National Sports Council (NSC) and Gambia Football Federation (GFF)

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

VP – Govt Supports Family Wellbeing

[The Point] The vice president and minister of Women’s Affairs, Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang has affirmed that the government of the Gambia supports family wellbeing as in an ideal family environment, a woman achieves scholarly growth.

[The Point] The vice president and minister of Women's Affairs, Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang has affirmed that the government of the Gambia supports family wellbeing as in an ideal family environment, a woman achieves scholarly growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Customs Are Key Drivers of Economy – Vice President Says

[The Point] The vice president of the republic of The Gambia Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang has spoken extensively about the importance and the role of customs in revenue mobilization and said customs are key drivers of economy.

[The Point] The vice president of the republic of The Gambia Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang has spoken extensively about the importance and the role of customs in revenue mobilization and said customs are key drivers of economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gtuccu Financial Bureau Loan Officer Charged

[The Point] Magistrate Abeke of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court yesterday granted court bail of D1,500,000 to Ebou Touray with two Gambian sureties who should swear to an affidavit of means and deposit their ID cards.

[The Point] Magistrate Abeke of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court yesterday granted court bail of D1,500,000 to Ebou Touray with two Gambian sureties who should swear to an affidavit of means and deposit their ID cards.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia