Zanzibar in Short Supply of Skilled Tourism Staff

[East African] Zanzibar tourism and hospitality players are establishing training programmes to help equip the workforce with skills needed to make the sector more competitive.

[East African] Zanzibar tourism and hospitality players are establishing training programmes to help equip the workforce with skills needed to make the sector more competitive.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Being a Refugee and a Lesbian Is Difficult, Says Somali Woman

[GroundUp] Many gay and lesbian refugees fleeing persecution in other African countries seek asylum in South Africa, says 27-year-old Somali refugee Shamsa Ally Haji. But their path is not easy.

[GroundUp] Many gay and lesbian refugees fleeing persecution in other African countries seek asylum in South Africa, says 27-year-old Somali refugee Shamsa Ally Haji. But their path is not easy.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Senate Passes Bill

[NEWS] A draft act seeking to suspend or disband political parties, independent candidate and political organizations that perform dismally during elections have been passed by the Liberian Senate.

[NEWS] A draft act seeking to suspend or disband political parties, independent candidate and political organizations that perform dismally during elections have been passed by the Liberian Senate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

FAO, Partners Brainstorm On Responsible Governance

[NEWS] The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and partners has begun the fourth multi-stakeholders workshop on the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Gover…

[NEWS] The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and partners has begun the fourth multi-stakeholders workshop on the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of land, fisheries and forest in the context of national food security (VGGT).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Seeks Job Security

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has submitted a Bill to the House of Representatives seeking an amendment to Chapter 22 Sub-section 22.76 (a) of the National Police Act of 2015.

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has submitted a Bill to the House of Representatives seeking an amendment to Chapter 22 Sub-section 22.76 (a) of the National Police Act of 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Candidates ‘Clash’ Over LAC Agreement

[NEWS] Candidates for Grand Bassa County Electoral District # 4 Representative seat in the October 2017 elections have differed over the revision of Liberian Agricultural Company (LAC)’s concession agreement for various reasons.

[NEWS] Candidates for Grand Bassa County Electoral District # 4 Representative seat in the October 2017 elections have differed over the revision of Liberian Agricultural Company (LAC)'s concession agreement for various reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Assassins’ Face Probe

[NEWS] Authorities of the Liberia National Police (LNP) have begun investigating three men who claimed to have been hired by businessman George Kailando and others to participate in a plan to kill Ambassador George M. Weah of the opposition Coalition f…

[NEWS] Authorities of the Liberia National Police (LNP) have begun investigating three men who claimed to have been hired by businessman George Kailando and others to participate in a plan to kill Ambassador George M. Weah of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberian Senate Summons Education Minister Over Facebook Post

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberian Senate has expressed concerns over a recent statement attributed to the Minister of Education Minister George Werner on his Facebook post in which questioned the efficacy of holding debates as a means of attract…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberian Senate has expressed concerns over a recent statement attributed to the Minister of Education Minister George Werner on his Facebook post in which questioned the efficacy of holding debates as a means of attracting votes in the upcoming Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Capacity of Liberia’s Presidential Aspirants – Weah Not the Worst

[FrontPageAfrica] I have scanned social media of late and I have observed that many Liberians seem to think that George Weah is the least capable of the candidates in the race. I don’t believe this is entirely true even though Weah does have some chall…

[FrontPageAfrica] I have scanned social media of late and I have observed that many Liberians seem to think that George Weah is the least capable of the candidates in the race. I don't believe this is entirely true even though Weah does have some challenges and limitations.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Ruling Unity Party Not Desperate for Liberian President’s Support’ – Former Party Chair

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Like many concerned partisans of the ruling Unity Party, its former chairman, Cllr. Varney Sherman, is also not sure if President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is lending any form of support to Vice President Joseph Boakai’s preside…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Like many concerned partisans of the ruling Unity Party, its former chairman, Cllr. Varney Sherman, is also not sure if President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is lending any form of support to Vice President Joseph Boakai's presidential bid, but says the party does not need her support anyway.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia