Who Did President Sirleaf Vote For?

[Observer] Without argument President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has never been entirely clear during or even before the entire duration of the campaign exercises about who she would prefer to see as her successor–as a result many Liberians would be wonder…

[Observer] Without argument President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has never been entirely clear during or even before the entire duration of the campaign exercises about who she would prefer to see as her successor--as a result many Liberians would be wondering which of the candidates President Sirleaf might have given the nod to, when she entered the polling center at her hometown of Julijuah, Bomi County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nimba Rep. Candidate Arrested for ‘Purchasing Voter Cards’ On Election Day

[Observer] Police authorities assigned with the National Elections Commission (NEC) have arrested a representative candidate of Nimba County Electoral District #1 for allegedly posing as an agent looking to purchase voter registration cards from voters…

[Observer] Police authorities assigned with the National Elections Commission (NEC) have arrested a representative candidate of Nimba County Electoral District #1 for allegedly posing as an agent looking to purchase voter registration cards from voters in a queue.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

An Election Day Fraught With Problems – What the Consequence Will Be Is Anyone’s Guess

[Observer] There were problems in too many places around the country as millions of Liberians lined up in their various electoral precincts yesterday to cast their votes in this most crucial of national elections.

[Observer] There were problems in too many places around the country as millions of Liberians lined up in their various electoral precincts yesterday to cast their votes in this most crucial of national elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Sirleaf Receives Letters of Credence From EU, AU Ambassadors

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received the Letters of Credence of the Ambassadors of the African Union and the European Union to Liberia, Ibrahim Mbaba Kamara of the African Union and Mrs. Helene Cave, Head of Delegation of the Europea…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received the Letters of Credence of the Ambassadors of the African Union and the European Union to Liberia, Ibrahim Mbaba Kamara of the African Union and Mrs. Helene Cave, Head of Delegation of the European Union, respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ailing Haja Kamara, Others Defy Odds to Vote

[Observer] The desperation to see a better Liberia was yesterday demonstrated by thousands of voters across the country, including ailing Haja Kamara, at polling places when they showed up to vote.

[Observer] The desperation to see a better Liberia was yesterday demonstrated by thousands of voters across the country, including ailing Haja Kamara, at polling places when they showed up to vote.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

4th Committee Resolution Reiterates Support for Political Process Aimed At Settling Sahara Issue

[MAP] New York -The 4th Committee of the UN General Assembly adopted, on Monday without a vote, a resolution reiterating its support for the UN political process to settle the Sahara issue, and called on States in the region to fully cooperate with the…

[MAP] New York -The 4th Committee of the UN General Assembly adopted, on Monday without a vote, a resolution reiterating its support for the UN political process to settle the Sahara issue, and called on States in the region to fully cooperate with the secretary-general and his personal Envoy as well as with each other, to achieve a political solution to this regional dispute.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

An Innovative Approach to Expanding Access to Healthcare in Africa

[OPIC] Of all the many intractable health problems in Africa, blindness is one that should be relatively easy to address. As in more developed countries, blindness in Africa is often caused by cataracts, which can be removed in a simple, inexpensive su…

[OPIC] Of all the many intractable health problems in Africa, blindness is one that should be relatively easy to address. As in more developed countries, blindness in Africa is often caused by cataracts, which can be removed in a simple, inexpensive surgery. But too many people go without this quick, sight saving surgery. Blindness is twice as common in Africa as it is worldwide and 80% of the cases of blindness in Africa are treatable

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

The Ever Widening Ethio-Arab Economic Ties

[Ethiopian Herald] The historical, cultural and religious resemblance between Ethiopia and the Arab world is the asset paving the way for the two parties to work together for a meaningful economic relation and reap the fruit of their engagement.

[Ethiopian Herald] The historical, cultural and religious resemblance between Ethiopia and the Arab world is the asset paving the way for the two parties to work together for a meaningful economic relation and reap the fruit of their engagement.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Enforcing Flag Proclamation Said Critical

[Ethiopian Herald] Due to lack of law enforcement, various organizations have not been applying the proclamation of flag properly. Thus, the judiciary bodies should strive to make the public aware and enforce the law accordingly, said Zefania Alemu.

[Ethiopian Herald] Due to lack of law enforcement, various organizations have not been applying the proclamation of flag properly. Thus, the judiciary bodies should strive to make the public aware and enforce the law accordingly, said Zefania Alemu.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

EPRDF Must Reckon Its Promise!

[Ethiopian Herald] As we all may remember the motto of the 10th congressional meeting of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF): “Crown peoples’ trust with a supreme growth and transformation,”

[Ethiopian Herald] As we all may remember the motto of the 10th congressional meeting of the Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF): "Crown peoples' trust with a supreme growth and transformation,"

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia