150 Have Eyesight Restored

[Namibian] Dozens of elderly people of the //Karas, Hardap and Omaheke regions were all smiles after undergoing free cataract surgery at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital over the last few days.

[Namibian] Dozens of elderly people of the //Karas, Hardap and Omaheke regions were all smiles after undergoing free cataract surgery at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital over the last few days.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Infrastructure Development Dwarfs Boko Haram

[Observer] Despite real and legitimate threats of destruction and mayhem from Boko Haram in the northwest, Cameroonian Ambassador to Liberia Beng’Yela Augustine Gang says his country’s development is progressing.

[Observer] Despite real and legitimate threats of destruction and mayhem from Boko Haram in the northwest, Cameroonian Ambassador to Liberia Beng'Yela Augustine Gang says his country's development is progressing.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

FA Cup – Samira FC Defeats Another Top Gun

[Observer] It was not a good day for 3rd division clubs on the first day of round two in the ongoing knockout matches after Muscat and Morris Young Tigers conceded huge defeats. However, one of the third division sides, Samira FC, put up an exceptional…

[Observer] It was not a good day for 3rd division clubs on the first day of round two in the ongoing knockout matches after Muscat and Morris Young Tigers conceded huge defeats. However, one of the third division sides, Samira FC, put up an exceptional display.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$59.6 Million Loan Agreement for Road Network

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has submitted for legislative ratification a pre-financing agreement recently signed between Liberia and the East International Group Incorporated, worth US$59,567,000.

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has submitted for legislative ratification a pre-financing agreement recently signed between Liberia and the East International Group Incorporated, worth US$59,567,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

USAID-Legit Conducts Social Inclusion, Gender Awareness in Gbarnga

[Observer] As part of its efforts to build the capacity of CSOs, CBOs, local authorities and other stakeholders to contribute to the provision of efficient services, USAID-LEGIT is conducting a two-day training of trainers workshop in Gbarnga, Bong Cou…

[Observer] As part of its efforts to build the capacity of CSOs, CBOs, local authorities and other stakeholders to contribute to the provision of efficient services, USAID-LEGIT is conducting a two-day training of trainers workshop in Gbarnga, Bong County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UBA Celebrates ‘Africa Day’

[Observer] The Snapper Hill Headquarters of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) was yesterday a scene of celebration when the bank’s employees, well dressed in African attire of various types put on a lively show in observance of Africa Day (formerly Afri…

[Observer] The Snapper Hill Headquarters of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) was yesterday a scene of celebration when the bank's employees, well dressed in African attire of various types put on a lively show in observance of Africa Day (formerly Africa Liberation Day), celebrated on May 25 each year. The UBA celebration, which began as early as 8:00 a.m. prior to opening for business, included captivating drumming and dancing by the attractively dressed employees, perhaps the only ones giving the day any sense of f

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Govt Needs More Funds for a Botched Airport Job

[Namibian] AN ADDITIONAL N$100 million will be needed to fix a taxiway at Katima Mulilo’s Mpacha airport in the Zambezi region after a handsomely paid contractor delivered substandard and incomplete work.

[Namibian] AN ADDITIONAL N$100 million will be needed to fix a taxiway at Katima Mulilo's Mpacha airport in the Zambezi region after a handsomely paid contractor delivered substandard and incomplete work.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

A Final Blow to Our Poor Fishermen

[Observer] The reduction by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, through Executive Order No. 84, of Liberia’s nautical zone from six miles to three is her final blow to Liberia’s hapless fishermen.

[Observer] The reduction by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, through Executive Order No. 84, of Liberia's nautical zone from six miles to three is her final blow to Liberia's hapless fishermen.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CBL Gov. Seeks New Partnership

[Observer] On the sidelines of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Milton A. Weeks, has held meetings with officials of Citibank, aimed at exploring areas of cooperation bet…

[Observer] On the sidelines of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Milton A. Weeks, has held meetings with officials of Citibank, aimed at exploring areas of cooperation between the two institutions, particularly the establishment of corresponding relationships for the CBL and commercial banks in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Parliament Speakers Want African States to Bet On Youth

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Speaker of the National Assembly (AN), Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, stressed on Thursday in Luanda the need for African states to invest seriously in youth, scientific research and entrepreneurship, so as to strengthen the c…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Speaker of the National Assembly (AN), Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, stressed on Thursday in Luanda the need for African states to invest seriously in youth, scientific research and entrepreneurship, so as to strengthen the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola