Too Many Health Clinics Hurt Developing Countries

[Observer] Donors like the World Bank and the World Health Organization often urge developing countries to invest in national health systems. But while rushing to construct clinics and other medical facilities in even the remotest regions may seem like…

[Observer] Donors like the World Bank and the World Health Organization often urge developing countries to invest in national health systems. But while rushing to construct clinics and other medical facilities in even the remotest regions may seem like a straightforward approach to ensuring universal health coverage that has not turned out to be true.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ghana Recommits to Liberia

[Observer] A head of the of the upcoming 51st Ordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government scheduled for June 4 in Monrovia, Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has paid a two-day state visit to Liberia. This is h…

[Observer] A head of the of the upcoming 51st Ordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government scheduled for June 4 in Monrovia, Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has paid a two-day state visit to Liberia. This is his first visit to Liberia and will later this week be his first ECOWAS Summit as President of Ghana.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Passage of a Mental Health and Drug Law Is Far From Enough, Even Hypocritical

[Observer] The House of Representatives last week endorsed a bill seeking to give equal protection to persons with mental disorders. This, according to the House, is meant to discourage discrimination, stigmatization and marginalization against persons…

[Observer] The House of Representatives last week endorsed a bill seeking to give equal protection to persons with mental disorders. This, according to the House, is meant to discourage discrimination, stigmatization and marginalization against persons with mental disorders in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

IREDD Launches 2017 Electoral Integrity Platform

[Observer] To ensure transparent elections in October, the Institute for Research and Democratic Development (IREDD) has launched Liberia’s 2017 Electoral Integrity Platform to promote monitoring and reporting on the activities of candidates and politi…

[Observer] To ensure transparent elections in October, the Institute for Research and Democratic Development (IREDD) has launched Liberia's 2017 Electoral Integrity Platform to promote monitoring and reporting on the activities of candidates and political parties in the ensuing elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Gbarpolu Sealed for Boakai’

[Observer] Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai’s journey to the Liberian presidency continues to receive major boosts through numerous endorsements. But, the biggest of all so far from the northwestern part of Liberia was sealed for the Unity Party (UP)…

[Observer] Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai's journey to the Liberian presidency continues to receive major boosts through numerous endorsements. But, the biggest of all so far from the northwestern part of Liberia was sealed for the Unity Party (UP) candidate by the people of Gbarpolu.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

MAN, Other Stakeholders Kick Against Multiple Taxation in Kwara

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has described the proposed manufacturing levy bill sent to the state house of assembly by the Kwara State government as constituting multiple taxation capable of killing businesses in the state.

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has described the proposed manufacturing levy bill sent to the state house of assembly by the Kwara State government as constituting multiple taxation capable of killing businesses in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ICRC Seeks Repositioning of Concessioning Through Review of Act

[Guardian] Abuja -To properly reposition the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) as the regulatory concession agency in Nigeria so as to enable it fully deliver on its mandate, the Commission is seeking a review of its Establishment …

[Guardian] Abuja -To properly reposition the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) as the regulatory concession agency in Nigeria so as to enable it fully deliver on its mandate, the Commission is seeking a review of its Establishment Act 2005 .

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma a Hero of the Masses – Des Van Rooyen

[News24Wire] When the real history is told, President Jacob Zuma will be remembered for bringing hope to millions of South Africa’s citizens, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen said.

[News24Wire] When the real history is told, President Jacob Zuma will be remembered for bringing hope to millions of South Africa's citizens, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UPP Brands Lawmakers ‘National Liabilities’

[New Republic] The chair of national youth league of the opposition United People Party (UPP) has branded some members of the legislature as ‘national liabilities’ to the country. Michael Tipayson told a news conference at the weekend that the National…

[New Republic] The chair of national youth league of the opposition United People Party (UPP) has branded some members of the legislature as 'national liabilities' to the country. Michael Tipayson told a news conference at the weekend that the National legislature was comprised of lawmakers whom he said have deliberately refused to transform, set good legacy and lift their people out of poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Urey Left in the Cold?

[New Republic] The All Liberian Party (ALP) is somehow looking like a ‘body without shoulders’ as its much-heralded three-party Coalition with the Liberia National Union (LINU) and Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction (MDR) is falling apart in thi…

[New Republic] The All Liberian Party (ALP) is somehow looking like a 'body without shoulders' as its much-heralded three-party Coalition with the Liberia National Union (LINU) and Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction (MDR) is falling apart in thin air.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia