USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Remarks on Feed the Future

[USAID] ADMINISTRATOR GREEN:  Thank you.  Thank you for the kind introduction. More importantly, thanks to all of you for hosting us here today.  It’s not every day that I get to give my remarks in a meat processing plant, however, those who know me know I am from farm country back in America, so this is not my first meat processing plant.  But I can also say, as someone who has been to meat processing plants in many countries, I think we have something here that is world class.  Something

[USAID] ADMINISTRATOR GREEN:  Thank you.  Thank you for the kind introduction. More importantly, thanks to all of you for hosting us here today.  It's not every day that I get to give my remarks in a meat processing plant, however, those who know me know I am from farm country back in America, so this is not my first meat processing plant.  But I can also say, as someone who has been to meat processing plants in many countries, I think we have something here that is world class.  Something

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Stakeholders Want National Assembly to Pass Sickle Cell Bill

[Guardian] Participants at a conference on Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) have called on the National Assembly to pass a bill on sickle cell control and management to better insure the life of the people living with the disease.

[Guardian] Participants at a conference on Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) have called on the National Assembly to pass a bill on sickle cell control and management to better insure the life of the people living with the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire Sign Several Cooperation Agreements in Monrovia

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Relations between Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire have reached new heights with the revival of the Joint Commission and the signing of several cooperation agreements aimed at strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between both countries.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Relations between Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire have reached new heights with the revival of the Joint Commission and the signing of several cooperation agreements aimed at strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between both countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Coalition for Democratic Change, Weah Rattle Speaker Nuquay’s Stronghold

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Speculations of a possible replacement of Senator Jewel Howard Taylor as the vice standard bearer to Senator George Weah on the ticket of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) ended Wednesday with her sudden show-up at p…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Speculations of a possible replacement of Senator Jewel Howard Taylor as the vice standard bearer to Senator George Weah on the ticket of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) ended Wednesday with her sudden show-up at party's rally in Margibi County after a period of worrying absence.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Varney Sherman Accused of Obstructing Justice in Sable Mining Bribery Trial

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In a rather stinging rebuke, the Special Prosecutor of the Global Witness Special Presidential Task Force has reacted sharply to Cllr. Varney Sherman’s interview with reporters on Tuesday in which he claimed his prosecution …

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In a rather stinging rebuke, the Special Prosecutor of the Global Witness Special Presidential Task Force has reacted sharply to Cllr. Varney Sherman's interview with reporters on Tuesday in which he claimed his prosecution in the Sable Mining bribery trial is politically motivated.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Debate Over Police Tenure Status Kicks Off

[New Dawn] A submission of an act by Presiding Ellen Johnson Sirleaf seeking autonomy for the Liberia National Police (LNP) through legislative actions has fueled a new debate here.

[New Dawn] A submission of an act by Presiding Ellen Johnson Sirleaf seeking autonomy for the Liberia National Police (LNP) through legislative actions has fueled a new debate here.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Demolition Leaves Several Homeless in Montserrado

[New Dawn] Several residents were made homeless in Caldwell, the New Georgia North Road, and Deauville in Montserrado County District #15 as a result of a demolition of makeshift structures along the roadside by the Ministry of Public Works (MPW).

[New Dawn] Several residents were made homeless in Caldwell, the New Georgia North Road, and Deauville in Montserrado County District #15 as a result of a demolition of makeshift structures along the roadside by the Ministry of Public Works (MPW).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Police Probes Several UP Stalwarts

[New Dawn] The Liberia National Police is investigating several top members of the governing Unity Party linked to an alleged plot to assassinate the standard bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC Senator George Manneh Weah.

[New Dawn] The Liberia National Police is investigating several top members of the governing Unity Party linked to an alleged plot to assassinate the standard bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC Senator George Manneh Weah.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ghana, Slovenia to Print Ballots

[New Dawn] The Chairman of the board of commissioners of the National Elections Commission announces here that contract for the printing of ballot papers for the October 10th presidential and representative elections have been signed, following approva…

[New Dawn] The Chairman of the board of commissioners of the National Elections Commission announces here that contract for the printing of ballot papers for the October 10th presidential and representative elections have been signed, following approval of sample ballots by political parties and Independent Candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana