What’s in a Name? Towards Genuine Economic Transformation in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] While much froth and babble has accompanied the debate over “Radical Economic Transformation” in South Africa, the bottom line remains: the country urgently needs real economic transformation. Calling it “radical” is to invite…

[The Conversation Africa] While much froth and babble has accompanied the debate over "Radical Economic Transformation" in South Africa, the bottom line remains: the country urgently needs real economic transformation. Calling it "radical" is to invite politicking and point-scoring and take our eyes off the ball - the need for real economic transformation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

EPA Craves Sustainable Harvest of Resources

[NEWS] The Manager for Climate Change at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Liberia, Ben Karmon, has challenged concessionaires operating in the country to harvest natural resources in a sustainable way.

[NEWS] The Manager for Climate Change at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Liberia, Ben Karmon, has challenged concessionaires operating in the country to harvest natural resources in a sustainable way.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Liberia Grateful for Capacity Building Programs’

[NEWS] Liberia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Professor Al-Hassan Conteh, has on behalf of the President of Liberia, Her Excellency Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, expressed the thanks and gratitude of the Government and people of Liberia to the Government of th…

[NEWS] Liberia's Ambassador to Nigeria, Professor Al-Hassan Conteh, has on behalf of the President of Liberia, Her Excellency Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, expressed the thanks and gratitude of the Government and people of Liberia to the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for the capacity development program and scholarships extended to Liberia which have helped to strengthen the post-war country's educational sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘There Is Life After Retirement’

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has told 10 retirees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that their departure from government doesn’t mean that one is forgotten and stressed that there is always life after retirement.

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has told 10 retirees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that their departure from government doesn't mean that one is forgotten and stressed that there is always life after retirement.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Weah Campaigns

[NEWS] Montserrado County Senator and presidential candidate for the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has taken his campaign to Grand Cape Mounty asking the people to entrust him with Liberia.

[NEWS] Montserrado County Senator and presidential candidate for the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has taken his campaign to Grand Cape Mounty asking the people to entrust him with Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Sirleaf to Campaign for Women Legislative Candidates

[Observer] She is no longer running for office but President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has assured the Liberia Women’s Policy Platform (LWPP) that she will be on her feet everywhere to campaign for women listed and certified by the National Elections Commi…

[Observer] She is no longer running for office but President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has assured the Liberia Women's Policy Platform (LWPP) that she will be on her feet everywhere to campaign for women listed and certified by the National Elections Commission (NEC) to participate in the forthcoming elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

ICOC Establishes Branch in Ganta

[Observer] The International Church of Christ on Sunday, July 23, established a branch in Ganta, the commercial hub of Nimba County, to be called “Ganta Christian Church.”

[Observer] The International Church of Christ on Sunday, July 23, established a branch in Ganta, the commercial hub of Nimba County, to be called "Ganta Christian Church."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LCL to Host Lutheran Church’s 500th Anniversary

[Observer] Rt. Rev. Dr. Daniel Jensen Seyenkulo says the Lutheran Church in Liberia (LCL) is expected to host the 500th-anniversary celebration of the Lutheran Communion of Central and Western Africa (LUCCWA) in September in Monrovia.

[Observer] Rt. Rev. Dr. Daniel Jensen Seyenkulo says the Lutheran Church in Liberia (LCL) is expected to host the 500th-anniversary celebration of the Lutheran Communion of Central and Western Africa (LUCCWA) in September in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Transformative Social Change Through Youth Development and Sustainable Agriculture

[Observer] The most vital and clear-cut pathway to propelling transformative social change and inclusive growth in Liberia is through youth development and sustainable agriculture. It is no secret that agriculture is the backbone of our economy with ov…

[Observer] The most vital and clear-cut pathway to propelling transformative social change and inclusive growth in Liberia is through youth development and sustainable agriculture. It is no secret that agriculture is the backbone of our economy with over 80 percent of our people living in abject poverty, earning less than US$2 per day, and relying primarily on small-scale subsistence farming as their primary source of income, food, nutrition and survival. Our country ranks 12th from bottom of the United Nation's Huma

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia