Elections Coordinating Committee Wants New Threshold for 2017

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC) in a communication to both Houses of the Legislature says it is deeply concerned that as the country approaches the 2017 election, a decision is yet to be reached between the Nation…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC) in a communication to both Houses of the Legislature says it is deeply concerned that as the country approaches the 2017 election, a decision is yet to be reached between the National Election Commission (NEC) and the Legislature on setting a new threshold to reapportion constituencies for the 2017 Legislative elections in keeping with Articles 80 (d) and (e) of the Liberian Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

National Aids Commission, Partners Celebrate World Aids Day 2016

[FrontPageAfrica] Ganta, Nimba County -The National AIDS Commission (NAC) in collaboration with National AIDS/STIs Control Program (NACP) of the Ministry of Health and partners on Thursday, December 1, commemorated this year’s World AIDS Day target at …

[FrontPageAfrica] Ganta, Nimba County -The National AIDS Commission (NAC) in collaboration with National AIDS/STIs Control Program (NACP) of the Ministry of Health and partners on Thursday, December 1, commemorated this year's World AIDS Day target at leaving no one behind in HIV prevention.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Rejoinder to FPA Article – ‘Jones Warns Against Ethnic Votes in Liberia’

[FrontPageAfrica] Mr. Tokpa presented a misleading reportage of the speech made by Dr. J. Mills Jones, political leader of the Movement for Economic Empowerment, at the Induction Program of the Cuttington University Student Union in Suakoko, Bong Count…

[FrontPageAfrica] Mr. Tokpa presented a misleading reportage of the speech made by Dr. J. Mills Jones, political leader of the Movement for Economic Empowerment, at the Induction Program of the Cuttington University Student Union in Suakoko, Bong County, on November 12, 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Education, Teaching Regulatory Authority – Laudable Effort By Pres. Sirleaf

[FrontPageAfrica] In my thinking thoughts I experienced a melancholic yet guilty emotion considering the frantic efforts “the Oldma”, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf continues to apply overtime in fixing the unexpected deficiencies in her administratio…

[FrontPageAfrica] In my thinking thoughts I experienced a melancholic yet guilty emotion considering the frantic efforts "the Oldma", President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf continues to apply overtime in fixing the unexpected deficiencies in her administration especially the education sector which, more than other sectors, is frequently pruned and purged to prevent the looming dents, gaps, and crevices in her legacy when she finally leaves office.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia’s House of Representatives Ratifies U.S.$7 Million for Water Supply

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The House of Representatives has voted to ratify a loan agreement that will allow the government to credit over US$7 million to help provide pipe borne water to several communities in Monrovia and its environs.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The House of Representatives has voted to ratify a loan agreement that will allow the government to credit over US$7 million to help provide pipe borne water to several communities in Monrovia and its environs.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberian Senate Rejects Hummingbirds Resources Agreement

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Senate Joint Committee on Lands, Mines, Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental; Judiciary, Claims, Human Rights and Petition as well as Investment and Concession have declined to proceed with the ratification of the…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Senate Joint Committee on Lands, Mines, Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental; Judiciary, Claims, Human Rights and Petition as well as Investment and Concession have declined to proceed with the ratification of the Mineral Development Agreement between Liberia and Hummingbird Resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Siaka Toure of Aminata & Sons Let Off Corruption Hook By Court

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Aminata and Sons is the third to be let off the hook after its CEO, Siaka Toure, was indicted by the Liberia Anti-Corruption Agency (LACC) for the commission of multiple financial crimes and violating the Public Procurement …

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Aminata and Sons is the third to be let off the hook after its CEO, Siaka Toure, was indicted by the Liberia Anti-Corruption Agency (LACC) for the commission of multiple financial crimes and violating the Public Procurement Concession Commission (PPCC) laws in a case surrounding the Japanese oil grant.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Jammeh to Concede Defeat

[Vanguard] Following the Presidential election in Gambia where the opposition candidate Adama Barrow has taken the lead after almost 75 per cent of votes had been counted, reports indicate that the incumbent President, Yahya Jammeh is likely to concede…

[Vanguard] Following the Presidential election in Gambia where the opposition candidate Adama Barrow has taken the lead after almost 75 per cent of votes had been counted, reports indicate that the incumbent President, Yahya Jammeh is likely to concede defeat after having recorded his speech.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Governors Seal $2m Deal With Bill Gates Foundation

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and the Bill and Milinda Gates Foundation, yesterday sealed a deal on a $2 million fresh partnership deal aimed at strengthening the policies of the state governments in the area of revenue generatio…

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and the Bill and Milinda Gates Foundation, yesterday sealed a deal on a $2 million fresh partnership deal aimed at strengthening the policies of the state governments in the area of revenue generation and primary health care.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria