Namuwca Identifies With Sierra Leoneans

[Observer] As more search continues for hundreds of people missing following the recent mudslide disaster near Freetown, Sierra Leone, the National Muslim Women’s Caucus of Liberia (NAMUWCA) yesterday identified with the country through its embassy in …

[Observer] As more search continues for hundreds of people missing following the recent mudslide disaster near Freetown, Sierra Leone, the National Muslim Women's Caucus of Liberia (NAMUWCA) yesterday identified with the country through its embassy in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen’s Great, Touching Good Neighborly Act

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf paid an extraordinary visit to our sister Republic of Sierra Leone last Thursday afternoon. The visit was not in response to an invitation; nor was it for a celebration of some sort. On the contrary, this visi…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf paid an extraordinary visit to our sister Republic of Sierra Leone last Thursday afternoon. The visit was not in response to an invitation; nor was it for a celebration of some sort. On the contrary, this visit followed a great tragedy that afflicted that country and its people, a disastrous mudslide that resulted in the loss of over 600 lives, with thousands more still missing.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S. Govt, MOE to Reach Out-of-School Children

[Observer] On Monday, August 28, the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Liberia’s Ministry of Education (MoE) launched the Accelerated Quality Education (AQE) project for Liberian children in Monr…

[Observer] On Monday, August 28, the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Liberia's Ministry of Education (MoE) launched the Accelerated Quality Education (AQE) project for Liberian children in Monrovia, a press release from the Embassy has said. According to the release, the project will provide quality basic education to out-of-school children in Liberia between the ages of 8-15. The new project, the release said, will be implemented in 260 accelerated learning

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Former Presidential Aspirant Accused of Tax Evasion, Forgery

[East African] Rwanda police has said it is carrying out investigations into suspected tax evasion and forgery involving one of President Paul Kagame’s fierce critic, Diane Rwigara.

[East African] Rwanda police has said it is carrying out investigations into suspected tax evasion and forgery involving one of President Paul Kagame's fierce critic, Diane Rwigara.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

No Going Back On Hajj Reforms – Nahcon

[Daily Trust] Makkah -Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Abdullahi Mukhtar said in spite of resistance by some stakeholders, the commission will go on with reforms of the entire hajj process.

[Daily Trust] Makkah -Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Abdullahi Mukhtar said in spite of resistance by some stakeholders, the commission will go on with reforms of the entire hajj process.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senior Lawyer – Falana Is Wrong On Chief Judges’ Powers to Release Prisoners

[This Day] Lagos -Chief Sebastine Hon (SAN) has faulted the position taken by a Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), that state chief judges and the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) have powers to pardon criminals.

[This Day] Lagos -Chief Sebastine Hon (SAN) has faulted the position taken by a Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), that state chief judges and the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) have powers to pardon criminals.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Electricity Unions Kick Against Govt’s N39 Billion Meter Loan to DISCOs

[This Day] Abuja -The two main electricity unions in Nigeria have opposed the recent decision of the federal government to grant N39 billion loan to the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) to procure and install meters to customers in their …

[This Day] Abuja -The two main electricity unions in Nigeria have opposed the recent decision of the federal government to grant N39 billion loan to the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) to procure and install meters to customers in their networks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria