‘Cross Border Energy Will Support Economic Development in West Africa’

[Observer] The first cross-border energy supply between Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea (CLSG) that will support economic development, reduce the need to use expensive generators and allow existing and future hydropower projects to benefit the region has commenced with the ground breaking for its interconnection project.

[Observer] The first cross-border energy supply between Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea (CLSG) that will support economic development, reduce the need to use expensive generators and allow existing and future hydropower projects to benefit the region has commenced with the ground breaking for its interconnection project.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia Defeats Sierra Leone in International Friendly

[Observer] A 79th minute header from LISCR FC striker Christopher Jackson yesterday gave the home based-dominated Lone Star a narrow 1-0 win over the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in an international friendly at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

[Observer] A 79th minute header from LISCR FC striker Christopher Jackson yesterday gave the home based-dominated Lone Star a narrow 1-0 win over the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in an international friendly at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

‘Nigeria Needs As Many Anti-Corruption Laws As Possible’

[Daily Trust] Chief (Mrs.) Victoria Awomolo is one of the 20 female Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) since inception of the title in 1975. She is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Nigeria. In this interview, she speaks on plea b…

[Daily Trust] Chief (Mrs.) Victoria Awomolo is one of the 20 female Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) since inception of the title in 1975. She is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Nigeria. In this interview, she speaks on plea bargain, the anti-corruption bill and why arbitration is not fully embraced in Nigeria, among others. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#GuptaLeaks – What Does Email Trove Mean for Zuma and South Africa?

[Daily Maverick] Plausible deniability. President Jacob Zuma’s greatest self-defence strategy is the ability to manoeuvre to ensure that nothing can be directly pinned on him. From his corruption case to the Nkandla upgrades to the ANC’s losses at the …

[Daily Maverick] Plausible deniability. President Jacob Zuma's greatest self-defence strategy is the ability to manoeuvre to ensure that nothing can be directly pinned on him. From his corruption case to the Nkandla upgrades to the ANC's losses at the polls to the activities of the Gupta family, the president's excuse is either that these things happened without his knowledge or have nothing to do with him. That is the big problem with all the revelations so far from the massive tranche of leaked emails implicating the Gup

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Can the ANC Defend a Leader So Venal?

[Daily Maverick] In the past week hundreds of leaked e-mails have provided further details of the alleged levels of state capture and how the so-called “shadow state” operates. It makes for chilling reading and the president sits at the heart of it.

[Daily Maverick] In the past week hundreds of leaked e-mails have provided further details of the alleged levels of state capture and how the so-called "shadow state" operates. It makes for chilling reading and the president sits at the heart of it.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#GuptaLeaks – the Zuma At the Gupta Gate

[Daily Maverick] It appears there is only one Mr Zuma who features in the Gupta e-mail leaks who appears to have had the balls to defy and thwart the mighty Saxonwold dynasty. This Mr Zuma’s independence of mind so infuriated Tony Gupta on the evening …

[Daily Maverick] It appears there is only one Mr Zuma who features in the Gupta e-mail leaks who appears to have had the balls to defy and thwart the mighty Saxonwold dynasty. This Mr Zuma's independence of mind so infuriated Tony Gupta on the evening of Monday, October 1, 2012 that he lashed out, labelling the men paid to protect the lavish home as "monkeys". For this transgression Mr Zuma was threatened with a disciplinary hearing and ordered to undergo "PR training". By AMABHUNGANE and SCORPIO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Wanep Pleads With Liberians to Exercise Patriotism in 2017 Transition

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Executive Director of the West African Network of Peace has called on Liberians to see the election as a momentous event to usher the country into a historic transfer of power.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Executive Director of the West African Network of Peace has called on Liberians to see the election as a momentous event to usher the country into a historic transfer of power.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ecowas Commission President Commends President Sirleaf for Her Leadership

[FrontPageAfrica] Harbel -The President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Mr. Marcel Alain de Souza paid a well-deserved tribute to the outgoing Chairperson of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, President Ellen Johnson Sirlea…

[FrontPageAfrica] Harbel -The President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Mr. Marcel Alain de Souza paid a well-deserved tribute to the outgoing Chairperson of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, for her commitment to regional integration, peace and decisive leadership during her tenure as the sub-regional organization's first female Chairperson of the Authority.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia