May Day Booing Sign of a Healthy Democracy, Says Unfazed Zuma

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma said he doesn’t feel rejected by the working class, after he was jeered off the stage at a May Day rally in Bloemfontein on Monday. The Worker’s Day gathering, where Zuma was supposed to speak, was cancelled.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma said he doesn't feel rejected by the working class, after he was jeered off the stage at a May Day rally in Bloemfontein on Monday. The Worker's Day gathering, where Zuma was supposed to speak, was cancelled.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Poverty Has No Tribe’

[Observer] The political leader of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dr. J. Mills Jones, has said that although poverty affects the majority of the Liberian people, it is not their destiny – and that it can be changed by the Movement for E…

[Observer] The political leader of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dr. J. Mills Jones, has said that although poverty affects the majority of the Liberian people, it is not their destiny - and that it can be changed by the Movement for Economic Empowerment.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nuquay Donates L$200,000 to UL-SIM

[Observer] A member of the Student Integration Movement (SIM) of the University of Liberia (UL), Speaker of the House of Representatives J. Emmanuel Nuquay has made a cash donation of L$200,000 to the organization as financial aid to its scholarship pr…

[Observer] A member of the Student Integration Movement (SIM) of the University of Liberia (UL), Speaker of the House of Representatives J. Emmanuel Nuquay has made a cash donation of L$200,000 to the organization as financial aid to its scholarship program.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

160 Days to Go

[Observer] There remains 160 days from today to the much talked about historical presidential and legislative elections that many Liberians believe would change the destiny of the country.

[Observer] There remains 160 days from today to the much talked about historical presidential and legislative elections that many Liberians believe would change the destiny of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Grammy Award Singer in Concert Today

[Observer] Grammy award winner and multi-platinum selling artist Joss Stone is expected to arrive in Liberia today as part of her ‘Total World Tour’ concert. Stone, a British singer and songwriter, is a versatile vocalist in the genres of soul, R&B, blues and reggae.

[Observer] Grammy award winner and multi-platinum selling artist Joss Stone is expected to arrive in Liberia today as part of her 'Total World Tour' concert. Stone, a British singer and songwriter, is a versatile vocalist in the genres of soul, R&B, blues and reggae.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

“L$10.9 Billion Circulating Outside Banking System”

[Observer] Milton Weeks, Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), yesterday told the Senate plenary that the total amount of Liberian dollars that has been in circulation since last year is around L$12.7 billion.

[Observer] Milton Weeks, Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), yesterday told the Senate plenary that the total amount of Liberian dollars that has been in circulation since last year is around L$12.7 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Civil Society Organizations Crave Land Rights Passage

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Amid the prolonged delay in the passage of the Land Rights Act into law, the Civil Society Working Group on land rights in collaboration with its partners are doing everything possible to ensure the passage of the act.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Amid the prolonged delay in the passage of the Land Rights Act into law, the Civil Society Working Group on land rights in collaboration with its partners are doing everything possible to ensure the passage of the act.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sinoe County Outbreak – Liberian Health Sector Needs to Be Robust

[FrontPageAfrica] Nearly three years after Ebola was kicked out of Liberia, series of training and awareness messages have been carried out. Health Care Workers (HCWs) were trained in Safe and Quality health Services (SQS) specifics to infectious disea…

[FrontPageAfrica] Nearly three years after Ebola was kicked out of Liberia, series of training and awareness messages have been carried out. Health Care Workers (HCWs) were trained in Safe and Quality health Services (SQS) specifics to infectious diseases.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Have Liberians With Dual Citizenship Become De Facto Second Class Citizens in Their Own Country of Birth?

[FrontPageAfrica] The debate about Liberians with dual citizenship status and their participation within the Liberian Government continues to resurface within Liberia and within the diaspora.

[FrontPageAfrica] The debate about Liberians with dual citizenship status and their participation within the Liberian Government continues to resurface within Liberia and within the diaspora.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia