Pres. Sirleaf Wants Ecowas Nations Diversify Economies

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said ECOWAS countries must diversify their economies and invest in small transformative industries if the region is to recover from the current economic meltdown occasioned by the drop in the prices of their m…

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said ECOWAS countries must diversify their economies and invest in small transformative industries if the region is to recover from the current economic meltdown occasioned by the drop in the prices of their major exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Legislature Starts 2017/18 Budget Hearings, Assures Timely Passage

[LINA] Hearing into the revenue component of the 2017-2018 fiscal budget has begun at the National Legislature, with the chairman of the Joint Legislative Committees on Ways, Means Finance and Budget, and Public Account, assuring a timely passage of th…

[LINA] Hearing into the revenue component of the 2017-2018 fiscal budget has begun at the National Legislature, with the chairman of the Joint Legislative Committees on Ways, Means Finance and Budget, and Public Account, assuring a timely passage of the nation's budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Netanyahu Reaffirms Israel, Africa Ties

[LINA] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said “Israel is coming back to Africa and Africa is coming back to Israel,” in an effort to reconsolidate the relationship that existed between Israel and Africa.

[LINA] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said "Israel is coming back to Africa and Africa is coming back to Israel," in an effort to reconsolidate the relationship that existed between Israel and Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Agriculture, Infrastructure Key to Vision 2030 – Sirleaf

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on ECOWAS member states to direct their capital and human resources in the areas of agriculture and infrastructure, if they are to attain Vision 2020.

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on ECOWAS member states to direct their capital and human resources in the areas of agriculture and infrastructure, if they are to attain Vision 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

MRU Countries Launch Power Project

[LINA] The Mano River Union (MRU) countries of Liberia, Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone have launched an interconnection project to begin the physical construction of the 1,303 kilometre transmission line and sub-stations in member states.

[LINA] The Mano River Union (MRU) countries of Liberia, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone have launched an interconnection project to begin the physical construction of the 1,303 kilometre transmission line and sub-stations in member states.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Why I’m Not Afraid of Talking – Al-Mustapha

[Daily Trust] Ibadan -Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (rtd), the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, has said that he is not afraid of talking because he is innocent.

[Daily Trust] Ibadan -Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (rtd), the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, has said that he is not afraid of talking because he is innocent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN Begins Ocean Conference to Stop the Sea Pollution

[Ghana Govt.] The first ever High-Level “Ocean Conference” to find ways to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development began on Monday at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

[Ghana Govt.] The first ever High-Level "Ocean Conference" to find ways to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development began on Monday at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana