Toke, Tiwa and Nigeria’s Shaming Culture

[Guardian] Unless you’ve been living under a rock or impressively stealth at avoiding all types of social media this lately, you’ll know that Toke Makinwa released her memoir “On Becoming.”

[Guardian] Unless you've been living under a rock or impressively stealth at avoiding all types of social media this lately, you'll know that Toke Makinwa released her memoir "On Becoming."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ambassador Brown Proposes Unmil’s Extension

[NEWS] As UN Security Council discusses a Special Report on Liberia, Liberia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Lewis Brown is proposing one year for the extension of the United Nation’s Mission in Liberia (UNMIL).

[NEWS] As UN Security Council discusses a Special Report on Liberia, Liberia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Lewis Brown is proposing one year for the extension of the United Nation's Mission in Liberia (UNMIL).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Sympathizes With Families

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has sympathized with families of two children accidentally killed by the police escort vehicle in the Presidential convoy.

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has sympathized with families of two children accidentally killed by the police escort vehicle in the Presidential convoy.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Tension Mounts Over Rivers Rerun Elections

[Guardian] Disturbed by the mounting tension ahead of Saturday’s rerun election in Rivers State, the Federal Government has warned against the killing of innocent citizens, especially members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

[Guardian] Disturbed by the mounting tension ahead of Saturday's rerun election in Rivers State, the Federal Government has warned against the killing of innocent citizens, especially members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cummings Pumps U.S.$60 K Into Microfinance for Market Women

[Observer] “We need a paradigm shift in Liberia because we believe this is the only way our society will reach an improved level we all are yearning for, and this can only be done when we change the status quo – the way things are done – and learn to s…

[Observer] "We need a paradigm shift in Liberia because we believe this is the only way our society will reach an improved level we all are yearning for, and this can only be done when we change the status quo - the way things are done - and learn to stand by each other," said the political leader of the Alternative National Congress, Alexander B. Cummings.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

3-Day ‘Free Calls’ in Danger

[Observer] The House of Representatives has discussed and passed the proposed Tax Amendment Act of 2016, which increased taxes on the 3-day ‘free calls’ scheme provided by GSM companies, alcoholic beverages, hotel, gambling and restaurant services, pen…

[Observer] The House of Representatives has discussed and passed the proposed Tax Amendment Act of 2016, which increased taxes on the 3-day 'free calls' scheme provided by GSM companies, alcoholic beverages, hotel, gambling and restaurant services, pending the Senate's concurrence.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

MFA – How Football Can Foster Social Change

[Observer] Zeta Kromah is an 11-year-old girl from the Bye Pass Community in Monrovia, capital of Liberia. She dreams of becoming a professional football player while still focusing on her education, an opportunity only few children – particularly girl…

[Observer] Zeta Kromah is an 11-year-old girl from the Bye Pass Community in Monrovia, capital of Liberia. She dreams of becoming a professional football player while still focusing on her education, an opportunity only few children - particularly girls - can afford in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

We Did Not Pay for Chartered Flight to Cameroon, Says Pinnick

[Guardian] Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, yesterday clarified that the federation did not pay for the chartered flight, which convened the Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, and the football body’s officials to Yaoundé for the final of the just concluded 10th African Women Nations Cup between the Super Falcons and Lionesses of Cameroon.

[Guardian] Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, yesterday clarified that the federation did not pay for the chartered flight, which convened the Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, and the football body's officials to Yaoundé for the final of the just concluded 10th African Women Nations Cup between the Super Falcons and Lionesses of Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon