Court Finds That Driver Who Crashed Into Simba Mhere Fabricated Evidence

[News24Wire] Magistrate David Mahango poked holes in the defence of convicted criminal Preshalin Naidoo who was found guilty of culpable homicide in the death of Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere in a car crash.

[News24Wire] Magistrate David Mahango poked holes in the defence of convicted criminal Preshalin Naidoo who was found guilty of culpable homicide in the death of Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere in a car crash.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Acting Director-General Nelisiwe Vilakazi – 56th Commission for Social Development

[Govt of SA] South African statement delivered by the Acting Director-General of the national Department of Social Development, Ms Nelisiwe Vilakazi, on the occasion of the 56th session of the Commission for Social Development, 30 January 2018, United …

[Govt of SA] South African statement delivered by the Acting Director-General of the national Department of Social Development, Ms Nelisiwe Vilakazi, on the occasion of the 56th session of the Commission for Social Development, 30 January 2018, United Nations, NY

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mother Winniedel Keller Suakweli, A.K.A. ‘Normal Day,’ Laid to Rest

[Observer] The funeral of Deaconess Mother Winniedel Suakweli, at the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Sinkor on Saturday, January 20, brought together members of seven parishes, other organizations, family, relatives, and friends.

[Observer] The funeral of Deaconess Mother Winniedel Suakweli, at the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Sinkor on Saturday, January 20, brought together members of seven parishes, other organizations, family, relatives, and friends.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

House Reviews Law Strengthening 26 Liberian Owned Businesses

[Observer] Since the solemn promise of President George Weah during his Inaugural Address that “Liberian-owned businesses will not be marginalized and Liberians would not remain spectators in the economy,” members of the House of Representatives are re…

[Observer] Since the solemn promise of President George Weah during his Inaugural Address that "Liberian-owned businesses will not be marginalized and Liberians would not remain spectators in the economy," members of the House of Representatives are reviewing a law to 'strengthen and toughen' the law protecting 26 Liberian-owned businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Justice, Defense Ministers-Designate Confirmation Hearings Today

[Observer] The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights, Claim and Petitions, Grand Cape Mount Senator Varney Sherman, yesterday announced to the 54th Senate at its 6th day sitting that it will this afternoon conduct confirmation hea…

[Observer] The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights, Claim and Petitions, Grand Cape Mount Senator Varney Sherman, yesterday announced to the 54th Senate at its 6th day sitting that it will this afternoon conduct confirmation hearings for the embattled Minister of Justice-designate, Cllr. Charles Gibson.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

What Caused the LRD/Usd Rate Drop?

[Observer] Few hours to President George Weah’s State of the Nation Address on Monday, Jan. 29, there appeared to be an sudden, significant drop in the LRD/USD exchange rate. However the drop did not affect prices of basic commodities, including gasoli…

[Observer] Few hours to President George Weah's State of the Nation Address on Monday, Jan. 29, there appeared to be an sudden, significant drop in the LRD/USD exchange rate. However the drop did not affect prices of basic commodities, including gasoline and transportation. Until Monday, the exchange rate was L$135 to US$1.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President George Manneh Weah Must Succeed for the Sake of Our Forefathers

[Observer] The leader of Rwanda, President Kagame, once said: “African countries need a new kind of leadership – one that has a vision for the country and a passion and commitment for its rapid development, as well as the wellbeing of its people.”

[Observer] The leader of Rwanda, President Kagame, once said: "African countries need a new kind of leadership - one that has a vision for the country and a passion and commitment for its rapid development, as well as the wellbeing of its people."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Weah’s Proposal to Remove Citizenship Restrictions Draws Heated Debate

[Observer] A constitutional amendment that could eventually allow people of non-Negro descent to become citizens and allow them to own land in the country, as proposed by President George Weah in his state of the nation address on Monday, has not been …

[Observer] A constitutional amendment that could eventually allow people of non-Negro descent to become citizens and allow them to own land in the country, as proposed by President George Weah in his state of the nation address on Monday, has not been favorably received by many Liberians interviewed yesterday in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia