‘Accounting for Our Stewardship’ – President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

[Liberia Govt] Monrovia, Liberia-Monday, January 23, 2017: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has used this year’s Annual Message to account for her stewardship after taking over the mantle of Authority as Executive President in 2006.

[Liberia Govt] Monrovia, Liberia-Monday, January 23, 2017: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has used this year's Annual Message to account for her stewardship after taking over the mantle of Authority as Executive President in 2006.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Chief Medical Officer Launches World Bank GFF Support Programme for Sierra Leone

[Sierra Leone Government] Freetown -The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Brima Kargbo has officially launched the World Bank Global Financing Facility programme for Sierra Leone at the Bintumani Hotel, Aberdeen in Freetown.

[Sierra Leone Government] Freetown -The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Brima Kargbo has officially launched the World Bank Global Financing Facility programme for Sierra Leone at the Bintumani Hotel, Aberdeen in Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Ethiopia Ratifies Climate Change Agreement

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia this week ratified the Paris Climate Agreement. A parliamentary standing committee pointed out that Ethiopia being part of the agreement will have a hand in limiting global warming to well below two degrees centigrade. The agre…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia this week ratified the Paris Climate Agreement. A parliamentary standing committee pointed out that Ethiopia being part of the agreement will have a hand in limiting global warming to well below two degrees centigrade. The agreement plans to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels, recognizing that this would significantly reduce the risks and impacts of climate change. It was noted by the committee that the agreement has an encourage article on carbon trading amo

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

60,000 Lagos Pupils to Partake in Deworming Exercise

[Leadership] At least sixty thousand pupils in Lagos State public primary schools are to partake in a de-worming exercise to assist in the healthy development and welfare of children in the state.

[Leadership] At least sixty thousand pupils in Lagos State public primary schools are to partake in a de-worming exercise to assist in the healthy development and welfare of children in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Outrage Trails Pension for Ex-Govs, Deputies

[Vanguard] Former governors, who are now senators and ministers, have been taken to task over their continued enjoyment of governors’ pensions while drawing normal salaries and allowances in their new political offices.

[Vanguard] Former governors, who are now senators and ministers, have been taken to task over their continued enjoyment of governors' pensions while drawing normal salaries and allowances in their new political offices.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rotary Commits $35 Million to End Polio in Nigeria, Others

[Vanguard] Rotary International has announced $35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, bringing the organisation’s contribution to $140 million since January 2016.

[Vanguard] Rotary International has announced $35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, bringing the organisation's contribution to $140 million since January 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kachikwu Starts Visits to IOCs On FG’s ‘7Big Wins’ in Oil and Gas Sector

[This Day] As part of the efforts to implement the “7 Big Wins” in the oil and gas sector, which were launched by President Muhammadu Buhari late last year, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has urged International Oil Co…

[This Day] As part of the efforts to implement the "7 Big Wins" in the oil and gas sector, which were launched by President Muhammadu Buhari late last year, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has urged International Oil Companies (IOCs) to invest in building refineries in the Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

AB to Bat At No 3 for Proteas?

[News24Wire] The series may be up for grabs, but AB de Villiers’ return to international cricket is certainly the highlight going into the third T20I between the Proteas and Sri Lanka at Newlands on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The series may be up for grabs, but AB de Villiers' return to international cricket is certainly the highlight going into the third T20I between the Proteas and Sri Lanka at Newlands on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa