GOL Urged to Reduce 69 Percent Pretrial Detainees

[Observer] The UNMIL Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General (DSRSG) for Political and Rule of Law, Waldemar Very, yesterday disclosed that as of April this year, 69 percent of the total prison population are pre-trial detainees, and eff…

[Observer] The UNMIL Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General (DSRSG) for Political and Rule of Law, Waldemar Very, yesterday disclosed that as of April this year, 69 percent of the total prison population are pre-trial detainees, and efforts must be applied to reduce that figure.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Zwedru Midwifery Training Program Graduates 43

[Observer] About 43 students, comprising 27 females and 16 males, are expected to graduate from the Midwifery Training Program – South Eastern Region, on Saturday, May 20. The upcoming ceremony marks the 11th graduation exercise and will be held at the…

[Observer] About 43 students, comprising 27 females and 16 males, are expected to graduate from the Midwifery Training Program - South Eastern Region, on Saturday, May 20. The upcoming ceremony marks the 11th graduation exercise and will be held at the school, located in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Wither, Liberian Agriculture?

[Observer] The nation yesterday morning awoke to a shocking surprise–the replacement of Agriculture Minister Moses Zinnah by his Deputy for Technical Services, Madam Seklau Wiles.

[Observer] The nation yesterday morning awoke to a shocking surprise--the replacement of Agriculture Minister Moses Zinnah by his Deputy for Technical Services, Madam Seklau Wiles.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Land Audits to Determine Who Owns Nation

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says there is a need to conduct a land audit in terms of race, gender and nationality to determine who owns land in South Africa.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says there is a need to conduct a land audit in terms of race, gender and nationality to determine who owns land in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Are Still Seeking More Liberian Historians to Write Our History – Adieu Igolima, Alpha and Svend

[Observer] The recent passing of three great scholars who in a serious way served Liberia is cause for reflection on the current status of Liberian history written by Liberians.

[Observer] The recent passing of three great scholars who in a serious way served Liberia is cause for reflection on the current status of Liberian history written by Liberians.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Govt Needs to Focus On Youth Capacity Building’

[Observer] Ms. Jackson: It is difficult for young people to believe in the famous saying that “Young people are the future leaders” when parents, government officials, guardians and others continue to brand them as troublemakers without recognizing the…

[Observer] Ms. Jackson: It is difficult for young people to believe in the famous saying that "Young people are the future leaders" when parents, government officials, guardians and others continue to brand them as troublemakers without recognizing their contributions to society."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CFMB, CFDC Union Want Lawmakers Pass Land Rights Bill

[Observer] The continued delay by lawmakers to pass into law the 2014 Land Rights Bill, which calls for the protection of community land, among other things, has claimed the attention of two civil society groups, the Community Forest Management Body (C…

[Observer] The continued delay by lawmakers to pass into law the 2014 Land Rights Bill, which calls for the protection of community land, among other things, has claimed the attention of two civil society groups, the Community Forest Management Body (CFMB) and the Community Forestry Development Committee (CFDC), who believe that if the law is passed, it will drastically decrease land-related conflicts the nation is currently experiencing.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

EFCC Amends Charges Against Former Air Vice Marshal

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday in an Abuja High Court, Maitama applied to amend charges against a retired Air Vice Marshal, Alkali Mawu.

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday in an Abuja High Court, Maitama applied to amend charges against a retired Air Vice Marshal, Alkali Mawu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria