‘Deforestation Threatens Our Environment’

[NEWS] The Manager for Energy and Environment at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Moses A. Massah has described deforestation as one of the key environmental challenges Liberia is currently facing.

[NEWS] The Manager for Energy and Environment at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Moses A. Massah has described deforestation as one of the key environmental challenges Liberia is currently facing.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lenders On the Spot for Distorting Loan Numbers

[East African] Kenya’s commercial banks are on the spot for providing conflicting information on the number of loans given to the private sector in a bid to pour cold water on the fixed interest rate regime.

[East African] Kenya's commercial banks are on the spot for providing conflicting information on the number of loans given to the private sector in a bid to pour cold water on the fixed interest rate regime.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Interest Rate Caps – Kenya’s Central Bank Data Unveils the Reality

[East African] The interest rate caps effected in Kenya in September last year have not turned out to be the disaster that banks — with the tacit approval of the regulator and the World Bank — had been shouting from the rooftops they would be.

[East African] The interest rate caps effected in Kenya in September last year have not turned out to be the disaster that banks -- with the tacit approval of the regulator and the World Bank -- had been shouting from the rooftops they would be.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Local Oil Dealer Sells Big Stake to Omani Firm

[Nation] Muscat-based Oman Trading International (OTI) is set to acquire a 40 per cent stake in Kenyan oil marketer Hass Petroleum, marking the latest deal in the retail business.

[Nation] Muscat-based Oman Trading International (OTI) is set to acquire a 40 per cent stake in Kenyan oil marketer Hass Petroleum, marking the latest deal in the retail business.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Code of Conduct and Election 2017

[Observer] Article 90 (C) of the Liberian Constitution of 1986 authorized the Legislature to prescribe a Code of Conduct for all public officials and employees; for, among other things: “stipulating the acts which constitute conflict of interest or are…

[Observer] Article 90 (C) of the Liberian Constitution of 1986 authorized the Legislature to prescribe a Code of Conduct for all public officials and employees; for, among other things: "stipulating the acts which constitute conflict of interest or are against public policy and punishment for violation thereof." Pursuant to this constitutional provision, a Code of Conduct was enacted into law.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Faure Gnassingbè, Ecowas Is in Your Hand – Can You Manage It?

[Observer] The 51st Summit of Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has brought on board Faure Gnassingbè, President of the Republic of Togo, as the new Chairperson. He is succeeding President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who presided as the first female chairperson for the past year.

[Observer] The 51st Summit of Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has brought on board Faure Gnassingbè, President of the Republic of Togo, as the new Chairperson. He is succeeding President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who presided as the first female chairperson for the past year.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

IEBC Argues Only Its Chairman Can Declare Final Presidential Poll Result

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Court of Appeal on Tuesday began hearing the appeal filed by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission challenging the High Court declaration that the presidential election results declared by the constituency return…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Court of Appeal on Tuesday began hearing the appeal filed by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission challenging the High Court declaration that the presidential election results declared by the constituency returning officer are final and can only be questioned in the election court.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Peace, Stability Vital – VP

[Botswana Daily News] Kareng -The Vice President, Mr Mokgeetsi Masisi has appealed to fellow democrats to re-elect him for the position of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) chairperson during the party’s national congress billed for July 7 in Tonota.

[Botswana Daily News] Kareng -The Vice President, Mr Mokgeetsi Masisi has appealed to fellow democrats to re-elect him for the position of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) chairperson during the party's national congress billed for July 7 in Tonota.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana