Govt’s Programmes Encourage People With Disabilities to Beg for Living

[This Day] There is a high rate of concerns that with the way people living with disabilities are excluded from federal government’s programmes, they may be rendered paupers in no time. Such condition, many believe forces majority of people with variou…

[This Day] There is a high rate of concerns that with the way people living with disabilities are excluded from federal government's programmes, they may be rendered paupers in no time. Such condition, many believe forces majority of people with various forms of disabilities into begging in the long run.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Utomi – Delta Is Like a Land Ravaged By Locust

[This Day] A renowned economist and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prof. Pat Utomi, has attributed the backwardness of Delta State to poor governance, noting that the state today has become a land ravaged by locust.

[This Day] A renowned economist and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prof. Pat Utomi, has attributed the backwardness of Delta State to poor governance, noting that the state today has become a land ravaged by locust.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Balanced Speech’ – Alex Cummings Describes Sirleaf’s Annual Message

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Since President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered her final annual message at the joint section of the legislature on Monday January 23, 2017, there have been mix views popping up as some opposition politicians assert that the…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Since President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered her final annual message at the joint section of the legislature on Monday January 23, 2017, there have been mix views popping up as some opposition politicians assert that the chief executive is failing to deal with the core issues affecting the nation - fixing the economy and curbing corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Tale of Violations Against Liberian Media – Will 2017 Be Cooling Point?

[FrontPageAfrica] The purpose of government is to touch the lives of the greater population positively and address the essential needs of the people; for the government to do this efficiently, the society needs a robust independent media and stout civi…

[FrontPageAfrica] The purpose of government is to touch the lives of the greater population positively and address the essential needs of the people; for the government to do this efficiently, the society needs a robust independent media and stout civil society institutions which must speak for the voiceless, champion the cause of the defenseless rather than lend itself as a tool of the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Liberia Losing Millions in Lawful Revenue’

[Observer] The Minister of Commerce and Industry (MOCI), Axel M. Addy, said in spite of the updated system put in place for collecting government revenue, in adequate support to build the capacity of customs officers, and limited customs infrastructure…

[Observer] The Minister of Commerce and Industry (MOCI), Axel M. Addy, said in spite of the updated system put in place for collecting government revenue, in adequate support to build the capacity of customs officers, and limited customs infrastructure at the various borders, Liberia is still losing millions in lawful revenue earnings.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

IE Dumped Again

[Observer] It was another frustrating day for supporters of Invincible Eleven (IE) at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium when the team conceded their sixth consecutive defeat by losing 4-2 to Monrovia Club Breweries.

[Observer] It was another frustrating day for supporters of Invincible Eleven (IE) at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium when the team conceded their sixth consecutive defeat by losing 4-2 to Monrovia Club Breweries.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Information Minister Nagbe, This Is Wrong

[Observer] Many journalists who attended President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s Annual Message at the Capitol Building on Monday were shocked at the behavior of Information Minister Eugene Nagbe as he viciously (cruelly) interacted with two key media person…

[Observer] Many journalists who attended President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's Annual Message at the Capitol Building on Monday were shocked at the behavior of Information Minister Eugene Nagbe as he viciously (cruelly) interacted with two key media personnel, a male and a female reporter.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Brac Launches Food Security Project in Tubmanburg

[Observer] The food security project which is expected to create employment opportunities for and raise the purchasing power of rural Liberians and improve on their feeding and dietary practices, has been launched by BRAC Liberia, in Tubmanburg, Bomi C…

[Observer] The food security project which is expected to create employment opportunities for and raise the purchasing power of rural Liberians and improve on their feeding and dietary practices, has been launched by BRAC Liberia, in Tubmanburg, Bomi County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Women Aspirants Push for 30 Percent Inclusion On Party Tickets

[Observer] Ahead of the 2017 General and Presidential Elections, the Liberia National Women’s Political Forum (LNWPF), the Coalition of Political Parties’ Women in Liberia (COPPWL) and the Women’s Legislative Caucus (WLC) have issued strong messages ca…

[Observer] Ahead of the 2017 General and Presidential Elections, the Liberia National Women's Political Forum (LNWPF), the Coalition of Political Parties' Women in Liberia (COPPWL) and the Women's Legislative Caucus (WLC) have issued strong messages calling for more women as candidates on the tickets of political parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia Ranks Globally At 90/176

[Observer] The Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) said it is deeply concerned that Liberia continues to fail to address the entrenched culture of impunity, or to enforce existing laws and policies against it.

[Observer] The Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) said it is deeply concerned that Liberia continues to fail to address the entrenched culture of impunity, or to enforce existing laws and policies against it.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia