USAID Administrator’s Remarks Following Meeting with North Darfur State Governor

[USAID] North Darfur State, Sudan -ADMINISTRATOR GREEN: I wish to offer my sincere thank you to all of you, in particular to the Governor, for the very warm welcome today.

[USAID] North Darfur State, Sudan -ADMINISTRATOR GREEN: I wish to offer my sincere thank you to all of you, in particular to the Governor, for the very warm welcome today.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

USAID Administrator’s Remarks Following Meetings in Khartoum

[USAID] Khartoum -ADMINISTRATOR GREEN:  Thank you. Let me say it has been an honor to meet here today with the Prime Minister. And I also enjoyed meeting earlier today with Foreign Minister Ghandour and Humanitarian Affairs Commissioner Adam. I thank them and, in fact, I thank all of the Sudanese people for their hospitality. Our visit is the latest step in an expanded bilateral engagement between the United States and Sudan that began last year. It is evidence of the Administration’s commitment to continue engagement

[USAID] Khartoum -ADMINISTRATOR GREEN:  Thank you. Let me say it has been an honor to meet here today with the Prime Minister. And I also enjoyed meeting earlier today with Foreign Minister Ghandour and Humanitarian Affairs Commissioner Adam. I thank them and, in fact, I thank all of the Sudanese people for their hospitality. Our visit is the latest step in an expanded bilateral engagement between the United States and Sudan that began last year. It is evidence of the Administration's commitment to continue engagement

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UP’s Manifesto – How Boakai Will Lead Liberia

[New Democrat] The ruling Unity Party officially unveils its 2017 manifesto as part of the party’s commitment and promise to the Liberian people. Themed: “CONSOLIDATING THE GAINS AND BUILDING A PROPEROUS LIBERIA”, the manifesto capture Liberians from e…

[New Democrat] The ruling Unity Party officially unveils its 2017 manifesto as part of the party's commitment and promise to the Liberian people. Themed: "CONSOLIDATING THE GAINS AND BUILDING A PROPEROUS LIBERIA", the manifesto capture Liberians from every facet of society to include: business people, farmers, youth, women and children as well as teachers and nurses. In effect, Liberians from all walks of life are covered in the over 50-page "Contract with the Liberian People".

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Education – ‘A Vibrant Preschool Will Improve Liberia’s Education’

[Observer] An educator, Lyn Gray, has said in order to provide quality education to Liberian students, there is a need to focus on building the foundation of students from elementary to 3rd grade, ensuring that they get a sound foundation in reading, w…

[Observer] An educator, Lyn Gray, has said in order to provide quality education to Liberian students, there is a need to focus on building the foundation of students from elementary to 3rd grade, ensuring that they get a sound foundation in reading, writing and phonics.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Collapsed School Walls Affect 896 Pupils, 73 Classroom Chairs Stolen

[Observer] Sections of a wall covering two classrooms of a welfare elementary and junior high school in Duala, Bushrod Island, collapsed last Wednesday. Instead of prompting community residents to protect the school, the damage gave some individuals th…

[Observer] Sections of a wall covering two classrooms of a welfare elementary and junior high school in Duala, Bushrod Island, collapsed last Wednesday. Instead of prompting community residents to protect the school, the damage gave some individuals the chance to steal 73 chairs from the school.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Weah’s Assassination Plot a Threat to National Security

[Observer] The Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has said that an “alleged” assassination plot on the life of its standard bearer, Senator George M. Weah, is not just a threat on the life of their political leader but also a threat to national secu…

[Observer] The Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has said that an "alleged" assassination plot on the life of its standard bearer, Senator George M. Weah, is not just a threat on the life of their political leader but also a threat to national security and as such, has called on the national government to launch an immediate and robust investigation to ascertain the facts surrounding such "an unwarranted situation."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Teacher Caught On Video Beating Student

[GroundUp] A video has emerged of a teacher at Thandokhulu Secondary School in Mowbray hitting a learner. The same teacher has been accused of sexual assault by learners at the school.

[GroundUp] A video has emerged of a teacher at Thandokhulu Secondary School in Mowbray hitting a learner. The same teacher has been accused of sexual assault by learners at the school.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Vows to Be Transparent With Aid From Overseas

[Concord] Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, Cornelius Deveaux , has on Sunday, 27th August ,2017,vowed that government would be transparent in the handling of relief items donated by individuals, local and international partners.

[Concord] Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, Cornelius Deveaux , has on Sunday, 27th August ,2017,vowed that government would be transparent in the handling of relief items donated by individuals, local and international partners.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Good Toilet Facility – a Pipe Dream for Many Sierra Leoneans

[Concord] The smell of dirt and piles of garbage form part of the daily troubled experience of people living in the Magazine and Mabella communities. The scattering of garbage and human filth in these communities have become a familiar thing at this ti…

[Concord] The smell of dirt and piles of garbage form part of the daily troubled experience of people living in the Magazine and Mabella communities. The scattering of garbage and human filth in these communities have become a familiar thing at this time and all other time.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone