Global Witness Pleased With Liberia’s New Oil Law

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Global Witness has welcomed Liberia’s new Petroleum Law, which marks a significant step towards the transparent management of the country’s oil sector, but warns that new regulations are also necessary to ensure that it is e…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Global Witness has welcomed Liberia's new Petroleum Law, which marks a significant step towards the transparent management of the country's oil sector, but warns that new regulations are also necessary to ensure that it is effective.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Exxonmobil Workers Protest Over Job Discrimination

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberians working on an ExxonMobil exploration ship currently exploring Oil Block 13 for the possibilities of discovering oil in commercial quantity are protesting against the company’s alleged action of bringing in foreign …

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberians working on an ExxonMobil exploration ship currently exploring Oil Block 13 for the possibilities of discovering oil in commercial quantity are protesting against the company's alleged action of bringing in foreign nationals to do work they [Liberians] have already been trained to do.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Land Registration Free

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Atupele Muluzi on Monday told Parliament that the initial land registration will be free for all citizens of the country.

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Atupele Muluzi on Monday told Parliament that the initial land registration will be free for all citizens of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Central Bank of Liberia Issues New Regulation On Money Transfers

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has issued a new regulation governing inward personal remittances received via money transfer institutions from abroad.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has issued a new regulation governing inward personal remittances received via money transfer institutions from abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Concludes Successful Visit to Azerbaijan

[SA Govt] South Africa and Azerbaijan have agreed to establish a Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) in a bid to elevate relations and facilitate greater volumes of trade. The agreement was announced by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane and her Azerbaijan c…

[SA Govt] South Africa and Azerbaijan have agreed to establish a Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) in a bid to elevate relations and facilitate greater volumes of trade. The agreement was announced by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane and her Azerbaijan counterpart, Mr Elmar Mmamadyarov, at the conclusion of their bilateral talks in Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

FIFA Asks for Transparency in Elite Football

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Monday has asked for transparency in football deals by involving all relevant stakeholders in all the processes.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Monday has asked for transparency in football deals by involving all relevant stakeholders in all the processes.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Montjane Ends Season On a Double High

[Sascoc] South African leading women’s wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane put the finishing touch to a magnificent season by edging out her doubles partner Charlotte Famin from France 7-5 6-3 and winning her first Prague Cup singles title, an Int…

[Sascoc] South African leading women's wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane put the finishing touch to a magnificent season by edging out her doubles partner Charlotte Famin from France 7-5 6-3 and winning her first Prague Cup singles title, an International Tennis Federation (ITF) level 2 event which ended in Czech Republic on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mary Brownell Named Humanitarian of the Year

[Observer] A non-profit organization, Civil Society Network of Liberia (CSNL), has named Madam Mary Brownell as its ‘Humanitarian of the Year’ for her outstanding public service record in Liberia.

[Observer] A non-profit organization, Civil Society Network of Liberia (CSNL), has named Madam Mary Brownell as its 'Humanitarian of the Year' for her outstanding public service record in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Govt Responsible for Violence Against Concessionaires’

[Observer] Reflecting on violent protests that have led to millions of United States dollars’ worth of property damage against international companies operating in Liberia, as was in the case of oil palm producer Golden Veroleum (GVL) and iron ore gian…

[Observer] Reflecting on violent protests that have led to millions of United States dollars' worth of property damage against international companies operating in Liberia, as was in the case of oil palm producer Golden Veroleum (GVL) and iron ore giant ArcelorMittal, an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court has shifted the blame on the government's failure to get the Liberian National Bar Association (LNBA) involved into the ratification of concession agreements signed with those companies.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia