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[New Dawn] Did former President Sirleaf drive herself out of SKD? Unconfirmed reports, emerging from the inauguration ceremony of Liberia’s 24th elected President George Manneh Weah, speaks of former President Sirleaf taking her own steering immediatel…

[New Dawn] Did former President Sirleaf drive herself out of SKD? Unconfirmed reports, emerging from the inauguration ceremony of Liberia's 24th elected President George Manneh Weah, speaks of former President Sirleaf taking her own steering immediately after performing her turning over ceremony at the Samuel Kayon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville follow by a reduced number of security vehicles.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Rep. Koffa Prepared to Work With Sen. Sherman

[New Dawn] Former President Ellen Johnson – Sirleaf’s special prosecutor Cllr. J. Fonati Koffa who led the trial against Sen. H. Varney Sherman over an alleged Global Witness corruption report, says he looks forward to working with the indictee on Capi…

[New Dawn] Former President Ellen Johnson - Sirleaf's special prosecutor Cllr. J. Fonati Koffa who led the trial against Sen. H. Varney Sherman over an alleged Global Witness corruption report, says he looks forward to working with the indictee on Capitol Hill where both will be chairing similar committees at the Legislature.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Transparency International Advances Recommendations

[New Dawn] Ahead of the inauguration of President George Manneh Weah, Transparency International and the Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL), have called on the incoming government of Liberia led by the Congress for Democrati…

[New Dawn] Ahead of the inauguration of President George Manneh Weah, Transparency International and the Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL), have called on the incoming government of Liberia led by the Congress for Democratic Change and Mr. Weah to follow through on commitments to clean up government and tackle corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Weah Appoints Army Chief of Staff As Minister

[New Dawn] Liberian President and Commander – in – Chief of the Arm Forces of Liberia George Manneh Weah has retired with immediate effect the Chief of Staff of the Arm Forces of Liberia (AFL), Major General Daniel Ziahnkan, and subsequently appointed …

[New Dawn] Liberian President and Commander - in - Chief of the Arm Forces of Liberia George Manneh Weah has retired with immediate effect the Chief of Staff of the Arm Forces of Liberia (AFL), Major General Daniel Ziahnkan, and subsequently appointed the army chief as new Minister of National Defense, subject to confirmation by the Liberian Senate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nancy Doe Calls for Unification Under Pres. Weah

[New Dawn] The widow of slain Liberian President Samuel K. Doe, Mrs. Nancy B. Doe, who graced Monday’s inaugural ceremony of President George Manneh Weah, is urging all Liberians to reunite, forget about the bitter past and stand with President Weah to…

[New Dawn] The widow of slain Liberian President Samuel K. Doe, Mrs. Nancy B. Doe, who graced Monday's inaugural ceremony of President George Manneh Weah, is urging all Liberians to reunite, forget about the bitter past and stand with President Weah to move the country's development agenda forward.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Weah Calls for Unity

[New Dawn] Liberia’s President George Manneh Weah says his government can do better when there exist unity and cooperation among the branches of government backed by unity among citizens, while pleading with the citizenry that it is time to put aside p…

[New Dawn] Liberia's President George Manneh Weah says his government can do better when there exist unity and cooperation among the branches of government backed by unity among citizens, while pleading with the citizenry that it is time to put aside political differences and work together.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Weah Considers Attractive Wages for Civil Servants

[New Dawn] Liberia’s President George Weah says one key way of minimizing corruption in government is to provide attractive wages and incentives for civil servants who are bed rock of the government.

[New Dawn] Liberia's President George Weah says one key way of minimizing corruption in government is to provide attractive wages and incentives for civil servants who are bed rock of the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Walvis Bay Salt Refiners Exports First Consignment to U.S.

[New Era] Windhoek -Growing the number of clients for salt supply beyond the traditional African market, Walvis Bay Salt Refiners (WBSR) will soon export its first vessel of salt to the United States of America. WBSR, which is part of the wider Synchem…

[New Era] Windhoek -Growing the number of clients for salt supply beyond the traditional African market, Walvis Bay Salt Refiners (WBSR) will soon export its first vessel of salt to the United States of America. WBSR, which is part of the wider Synchem Group, loaded 50,000 tonnes of salt onto the M/V Condor vessel at Namibia Ports Authority (NAMPORT) from Thursday till yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Air Seychelles to Drop Paris, Madagascar Flights, Re-Focus On Domestic Market

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles’ national carrier announced on Tuesday the cancellation of two international flights in April, including its Paris flight, which accounts for 30 percent of the airline’s passenger revenue.

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' national carrier announced on Tuesday the cancellation of two international flights in April, including its Paris flight, which accounts for 30 percent of the airline's passenger revenue.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

UNDP’s Support for Seychelles in Climate Change, Sustainable Goals to Continue

[Seychelles News Agency] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will continue to assist Seychelles with priority projects related to climate change and achieving the sustainable goals for development, said the newly accredited UNDP representat…

[Seychelles News Agency] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will continue to assist Seychelles with priority projects related to climate change and achieving the sustainable goals for development, said the newly accredited UNDP representative.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles