‘No Clear Cut Victory Over Corruption for LACC’

[Observer] The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) in collaboration with UNDP and USAID/LPAC celebrated International Anti – Corruption Day December 6-9, with a series of activities in Gbarnga, Bong County, under the global theme: “Corruption, an…

[Observer] The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) in collaboration with UNDP and USAID/LPAC celebrated International Anti - Corruption Day December 6-9, with a series of activities in Gbarnga, Bong County, under the global theme: "Corruption, an impediment to the sustainable development goals."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Disabled Teen the 16 Days of Activism Missed

[Observer] Several months ago, our reporter walked in on a very disturbing scene of a disabled teen being manhandled and sexually assaulted by a psychotic man – a man everyone in the community is afraid of because of his ‘out of control’ nature.

[Observer] Several months ago, our reporter walked in on a very disturbing scene of a disabled teen being manhandled and sexually assaulted by a psychotic man - a man everyone in the community is afraid of because of his 'out of control' nature.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Chief Justice Shares With Students Challenges Facing Supreme Court

[Observer] In an interactive session with students yesterday in his office at the Temple of Justice, Chief Justice Francis Korkpor explained that cases are not speedily handled at the various courts because there are only five justices to the 15 courts…

[Observer] In an interactive session with students yesterday in his office at the Temple of Justice, Chief Justice Francis Korkpor explained that cases are not speedily handled at the various courts because there are only five justices to the 15 courts including several specialized courts.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

National League Enters Week-3

[Observer] The Cellcom National League season will tomorrow enter the third week with several exciting fixtures that will see 8th place Jubilee FC going against bottom-side Mighty Barrolle in tomorrow’s encounter at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

[Observer] The Cellcom National League season will tomorrow enter the third week with several exciting fixtures that will see 8th place Jubilee FC going against bottom-side Mighty Barrolle in tomorrow's encounter at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Is Jammeh Willing to Go?

[Observer] The tragic consequences of Presidents who refuse to accept friendly interventions, particularly in West Africa, with references to Presidents Samuel Kanyon Doe and Charles Ghankay Taylor should be enough to convince defeated Gambian Presiden…

[Observer] The tragic consequences of Presidents who refuse to accept friendly interventions, particularly in West Africa, with references to Presidents Samuel Kanyon Doe and Charles Ghankay Taylor should be enough to convince defeated Gambian President Yahya Jammeh that he must spare his tiny nation of any "unnecessary eventuality" and allow democracy to prevail.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$1.5 Million Kickback in Hummingbird Mineral Deal?

[Observer] Representative R. Matenokay Tingban (Nimba Co) has claimed that the refusal to ratify the Mineral Development Agreement (MDA) between Liberia and Hummingbird Resources is because of the loss of revenue to the country due to the current bad e…

[Observer] Representative R. Matenokay Tingban (Nimba Co) has claimed that the refusal to ratify the Mineral Development Agreement (MDA) between Liberia and Hummingbird Resources is because of the loss of revenue to the country due to the current bad economy, and not because of the rumored US$1.5 million kickback.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

National Junior Tennis Team Named

[The Herald] Ellina Mhlanga -TENNIS Zimbabwe have a named a 12-member team that will represent the country at the ITF/CAT Southern Africa Junior Championships in Windhoek, Namibia, in January.The young players will be aiming for qualification for the A…

[The Herald] Ellina Mhlanga -TENNIS Zimbabwe have a named a 12-member team that will represent the country at the ITF/CAT Southern Africa Junior Championships in Windhoek, Namibia, in January.The young players will be aiming for qualification for the African Junior Championships (AJC) and earn points for the Confederation of African Tennis rankings.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

MTN Rwanda Unveils Data-Sharing Solution for Subscribers

[New Times] MTN Rwanda has unveiled a data sharing solution that is tipped to help deepen Internet penetration and make it easily accessible. Launched in partnership with U2opia Mobile, MTN Internet Me2U, a peer-to-peer (P2P), makes the data sharing pr…

[New Times] MTN Rwanda has unveiled a data sharing solution that is tipped to help deepen Internet penetration and make it easily accessible. Launched in partnership with U2opia Mobile, MTN Internet Me2U, a peer-to-peer (P2P), makes the data sharing process seamless and quick.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Children Reap Big From Xmas Book Fair

[New Times] Rwandan children’s book publishers last week organised a ‘Christmas and New Year Children’s Book Fair’ as one way of promoting the culture of reading and writing among children.

[New Times] Rwandan children's book publishers last week organised a 'Christmas and New Year Children's Book Fair' as one way of promoting the culture of reading and writing among children.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Butaro to Get New Medical School

[New Times] Minister for Education Papias Musafiri has said the Global Health Equity University’s new medical school will act as a vehicle to quality education and service delivery in health in rural areas.

[New Times] Minister for Education Papias Musafiri has said the Global Health Equity University's new medical school will act as a vehicle to quality education and service delivery in health in rural areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda