European Union Happy With Successful Elections

[Observer] The European Union (EU) has described as “professional” the level of maturity Liberians exhibited during the conduct of the 2017 presidential and legislative elections as well as the December 26 runoff.

[Observer] The European Union (EU) has described as "professional" the level of maturity Liberians exhibited during the conduct of the 2017 presidential and legislative elections as well as the December 26 runoff.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Youth Entrepreneurship Development, Agriculture, Tourism and Entertainment – the Case of Liberia (1)

[Observer] According to Goivana E. Rayes, development is a social condition within a nation, in which the authentic needs of its population are satisfied by the rational and sustainable use of natural resources and systems. Liberia is naturally endowed…

[Observer] According to Goivana E. Rayes, development is a social condition within a nation, in which the authentic needs of its population are satisfied by the rational and sustainable use of natural resources and systems. Liberia is naturally endowed with beautiful beaches, rainforest, iron ore, timber, diamond, gold, rubber, etc. It is the oldest republic on the continent of Africa, 170 years old. The population is very youthful, 65% is below 35.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Patel Leadership Crisis Deepens

[Observer] Business on Water Street, Monrovia during the first day of the latest PATEL strike action in 2017. Many businesses seemed closed, but owners still showed up for work and kept a narrow door open, “just in case…” (Photo: E. Dennis)

[Observer] Business on Water Street, Monrovia during the first day of the latest PATEL strike action in 2017. Many businesses seemed closed, but owners still showed up for work and kept a narrow door open, "just in case..." (Photo: E. Dennis)

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Plan to Release Political Party Members ‘Good Gesture’ Towards Plurality – Oppositions

[Ethiopian Herald] Opposition political parties praised government’s decision to drop charges against some political party members and other individuals who had been sentenced to imprisonment due to their criminal acts and those whose case is still und…

[Ethiopian Herald] Opposition political parties praised government’s decision to drop charges against some political party members and other individuals who had been sentenced to imprisonment due to their criminal acts and those whose case is still under court procedures, describing the move as a good gesture towards widening political landscape and promoting plurality.

Egypt Detains Female Singer for Video Inciting Debauchery

[VOA] Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention of a little-known female singer over a racy video posted online, the second female singer to face legal action within a month.

[VOA] Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention of a little-known female singer over a racy video posted online, the second female singer to face legal action within a month.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Ethnicity, Religious Crisis May Destabilise Nigeria, Clerics Warn

[Vanguard] Prominent religious leaders in Ekiti State, have expressed worry over the way ethnicity and religion are being used to set Nigerians against themselves, warning that the country may end up being destabilized.

[Vanguard] Prominent religious leaders in Ekiti State, have expressed worry over the way ethnicity and religion are being used to set Nigerians against themselves, warning that the country may end up being destabilized.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SA, Nigeria Woes to Slow Down Dangote Cement Volumes

[News24Wire] Weakness in its South Africa and Nigerian cement markets is expected to drag down Dangote Cement’s overall volumes this year as competitors across the continent consolidate and streamline operations, industry analysts say.

[News24Wire] Weakness in its South Africa and Nigerian cement markets is expected to drag down Dangote Cement's overall volumes this year as competitors across the continent consolidate and streamline operations, industry analysts say.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cecafa Secretary General in Burundi for U-17 Championship Preparation

[Iwacu] Since 3 January 2018, Nicholas Musonye, Secretary General of the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA), is in Burundi to launch activities to prepare 2018 CECAFA U-17.

[Iwacu] Since 3 January 2018, Nicholas Musonye, Secretary General of the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA), is in Burundi to launch activities to prepare 2018 CECAFA U-17.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Beware of E-Learning, Warns Education Minister

[Iwacu] Janvière Ndirahisha, Minister of Education has recently alerted students and parents who applied for virtual learning that they must have relevant information before applying. “All parents having children who wish to pursue their studies through e-learning in foreign universities, institutes and foundations whether in Europe, America, Asia, Oceania or Africa must take all reasonable precautions before studying,” she said warning them against losing money due to the lack of correct information.

[Iwacu] Janvière Ndirahisha, Minister of Education has recently alerted students and parents who applied for virtual learning that they must have relevant information before applying. "All parents having children who wish to pursue their studies through e-learning in foreign universities, institutes and foundations whether in Europe, America, Asia, Oceania or Africa must take all reasonable precautions before studying," she said warning them against losing money due to the lack of correct information.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

All Travels By Government Officials Must Be Notified

[Iwacu] The 1st and 2nd Vice-Presidents of the Republic of Burundi jointly signed on December 28 a decree fixing the scale and the modalities of granting orders and official mission expenses.

[Iwacu] The 1st and 2nd Vice-Presidents of the Republic of Burundi jointly signed on December 28 a decree fixing the scale and the modalities of granting orders and official mission expenses.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi