RIA’s New Terminal, Runway Project ‘On Course,’ Says Management

[Observer] Construction work on the new terminal and upgrading of the runway at the Roberts International Airport (RIA) is gradually taking shape as contractors working around the clock to give the airline an international outlook.

[Observer] Construction work on the new terminal and upgrading of the runway at the Roberts International Airport (RIA) is gradually taking shape as contractors working around the clock to give the airline an international outlook.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NEC Clears Dr. Mills Jones for October Polls

[Observer] Former Central Bank Governor Dr. J. Mills Jones’ insistence to his partisans across the country that his name would be on the ballot for this year’s October 10 presidential elections came to pass when the National Elections Commission (NEC) …

[Observer] Former Central Bank Governor Dr. J. Mills Jones' insistence to his partisans across the country that his name would be on the ballot for this year's October 10 presidential elections came to pass when the National Elections Commission (NEC) certificated him last Thursday in Monrovia, party sources told the Daily Observer yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GLS Unveils 25-Year JV Partnership Deal With Nas of Kuwait for Ria Cargo Operations

[Observer] Global Logistics Services (GLS) has announced the selection of National Aviation Services (NAS) of Kuwait as its joint venture (JV) partner to manage the 25-year air cargo operations concession at the Roberts International Airport (RIA).

[Observer] Global Logistics Services (GLS) has announced the selection of National Aviation Services (NAS) of Kuwait as its joint venture (JV) partner to manage the 25-year air cargo operations concession at the Roberts International Airport (RIA).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

SKD Finally Dedicated

[Observer] The 35,000 sitting capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex has finally been dedicated by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf with a call to Liberians to use the facility to host events that promote unity and reconciliation, especially among th…

[Observer] The 35,000 sitting capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex has finally been dedicated by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf with a call to Liberians to use the facility to host events that promote unity and reconciliation, especially among the young people.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia At 170 – What Can We Say to This?

[Observer] The first country with which Liberia can compare herself is the United States of America–why? Three reasons: first, it was out of her belly that Liberia was born. Second, it is the country with which we have had the longest association. Thi…

[Observer] The first country with which Liberia can compare herself is the United States of America--why? Three reasons: first, it was out of her belly that Liberia was born. Second, it is the country with which we have had the longest association. Third, being the world's most advanced, most industrialized and richest nation, most people, including many Liberians themselves, strongly feel that some of America's greatness should have rubbed off on Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Church Group Seeks Partnership With Liberia

[Observer] The senior coordinator of His Church, a non-denominational Christian group in the United Kingdom, Richard Humphrey, informed Ministry of Youth and Sports officials last Friday of a partnership with the government to bring into the country a …

[Observer] The senior coordinator of His Church, a non-denominational Christian group in the United Kingdom, Richard Humphrey, informed Ministry of Youth and Sports officials last Friday of a partnership with the government to bring into the country a huge consignment of sports materials free of charge. He said the organization is already working through the office of Vice President Joseph Boakai in support of his National High School Football and Kickball Championship.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Government of Rwanda and the World Bank Sign Agreement to Increase Access to Electricity Through Off-Grid Renewable Energy

[World Bank] Kigali -Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Claver Gatete and World Bank Country Manager for Rwanda, Yasser El Gammal today signed a $ 48.9million Scaling-Up Energy Renewable Program financing agreement to help the government of Rwa…

[World Bank] Kigali -Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Claver Gatete and World Bank Country Manager for Rwanda, Yasser El Gammal today signed a $ 48.9million Scaling-Up Energy Renewable Program financing agreement to help the government of Rwanda increase electricity access through off-grid technologies and to facilitate private-sector participation in renewable off-grid electrification.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

World Bank Supports Mozambique’s National Statistics to Improve Nexus Between Data and Poverty Reduction Policies

[World Bank] Washington -The World Bank approved today a grant in the amount of $62 million equivalent to the Republic of Mozambique’s National Statistics and Data for Development project. The project seeks to improve the production and dissemination o…

[World Bank] Washington -The World Bank approved today a grant in the amount of $62 million equivalent to the Republic of Mozambique's National Statistics and Data for Development project. The project seeks to improve the production and dissemination of quality socioeconomic statistics, as well as support the use of data in evidence-based policy making.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Forum Criticizes IGAD for Failing to Find Inclusive Approach to South Sudan

[Ethiopian Herald] South Sudan Young Leaders Forum (SSYLF) demands the youngest nation’s warring parties and regional leaders to put the youth at the centre of any solution while criticizing the IGAD and AU for not doing enough to come up with inclusiv…

[Ethiopian Herald] South Sudan Young Leaders Forum (SSYLF) demands the youngest nation's warring parties and regional leaders to put the youth at the centre of any solution while criticizing the IGAD and AU for not doing enough to come up with inclusive approach to end the crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan