New President Wants His Country Off Immigration Ban

[VOA] Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, more commonly known as “Farmajo,” told VOA of his plans in a phone interview late Thursday, a day after his unexpected victory in the Somali presidential election.

[VOA] Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, more commonly known as "Farmajo," told VOA of his plans in a phone interview late Thursday, a day after his unexpected victory in the Somali presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt, EU Talk Trade

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries have met with the ambassador of the European Union (EU), Dr Marcus Cornaro, to discuss bilateral trade relations.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South Africa's Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries have met with the ambassador of the European Union (EU), Dr Marcus Cornaro, to discuss bilateral trade relations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Oil Spills – Bayelsa Vows to Sue Erring Firms

[Vanguard] Hard times await oil companies operating in Bayelsa State which do not operate within the law, as the state government has threatened to file cases against any company that causes spillage in the state.

[Vanguard] Hard times await oil companies operating in Bayelsa State which do not operate within the law, as the state government has threatened to file cases against any company that causes spillage in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Don’t Politicize New AFL’

[Observer] Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has cautioned the public against politicizing the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) because, as a professional military organization, its character is commitment to the nation in defense of democratic …

[Observer] Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has cautioned the public against politicizing the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) because, as a professional military organization, its character is commitment to the nation in defense of democratic values and the protection of the rights of all Liberians.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Gbarnga-Salayea Road Key to Local, Sub-Regional Trade

[Observer] Finance and Development Planning Minister Boima S. Kamara has reassured Liberians of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s commitment to improving their living conditions through the creation of an enabling environment for domestic and sub-regio…

[Observer] Finance and Development Planning Minister Boima S. Kamara has reassured Liberians of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's commitment to improving their living conditions through the creation of an enabling environment for domestic and sub-regional trade and commerce through several ongoing road infrastructural projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senate Hires Experts to Investigate Bad Economy

[Observer] The Upper House of the 53rd Legislature has hired four economic experts, known as “Independent Economic Review and Advisory Panel” to research the causes of the country’s bad economy and advance solutions.

[Observer] The Upper House of the 53rd Legislature has hired four economic experts, known as "Independent Economic Review and Advisory Panel" to research the causes of the country's bad economy and advance solutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Power Theft Result of Poor Response to Customers

[Observer] A defective transformer by Island Clinic in Tweh Farm which residents say they have been unable to get the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) to replace, despite several visits to its Bushrod Island office, may encourage power theft, acco…

[Observer] A defective transformer by Island Clinic in Tweh Farm which residents say they have been unable to get the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) to replace, despite several visits to its Bushrod Island office, may encourage power theft, according to a spokesman of the community.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$20 Million Needed for 2018 Census

[Observer] The Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS), has announced that at most, US$20m is needed to conduct the 2018 Census in compliance with the Constitution.

[Observer] The Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS), has announced that at most, US$20m is needed to conduct the 2018 Census in compliance with the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

City Life Water Denies ‘Negative’ Media Report

[Observer] The management of City Life Water Mineral Company says it is determined to produce quality mineral water for consumers to demonstrate the company’s commitment to public safety.

[Observer] The management of City Life Water Mineral Company says it is determined to produce quality mineral water for consumers to demonstrate the company's commitment to public safety.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Classical Musician Ernie Bruce Doing Valentine’s Day Treat – ‘Songs in the Key of Love’

[Observer] Lovers from all over Monrovia are lining up for the big one: tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day Affair with the compelling bassist, Ernie, and his amazing pianist, Kennedy Harris, performing together in what is being billed as the Living Room’s most…

[Observer] Lovers from all over Monrovia are lining up for the big one: tomorrow's Valentine's Day Affair with the compelling bassist, Ernie, and his amazing pianist, Kennedy Harris, performing together in what is being billed as the Living Room's most exciting event of the year; and it is planned for the Royal Grand Hotel on Tubman Boulevard in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia