Women Representation in Parliament – Majority Leader Calls for Collaboration Between Political Parties

[Ghana Govt.] Parliamentary Affairs Minister-designate, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, has called for an effective collaboration between various political parties in country to ensure the 30 percent women representation in Parliament as set by the Inter-Parli…

[Ghana Govt.] Parliamentary Affairs Minister-designate, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, has called for an effective collaboration between various political parties in country to ensure the 30 percent women representation in Parliament as set by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Tema Port Project Creates 5,000 Jobs

[Business Day] Construction work has begun on the new $1.5bn container terminal at the Port of Tema in Ghana at the start of January. The terminal will directly create 5,000 jobs.

[Business Day] Construction work has begun on the new $1.5bn container terminal at the Port of Tema in Ghana at the start of January. The terminal will directly create 5,000 jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Can We Be Serious With Agricultural Sector?

[Business Day] A country which is not able to develop its agricultural sector very well is unlikely to successfully carry through her development agenda. All over the world, the state of any nation’s development is directly linked to the agricultural s…

[Business Day] A country which is not able to develop its agricultural sector very well is unlikely to successfully carry through her development agenda. All over the world, the state of any nation's development is directly linked to the agricultural sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Land Dispute Halts VR Process in Nimba

[Observer] A land dispute which reportedly erupted in Sokopa Town, Nimba County, yesterday near the boundary with Bong County, disrupted the ongoing voter registration (VR) process.

[Observer] A land dispute which reportedly erupted in Sokopa Town, Nimba County, yesterday near the boundary with Bong County, disrupted the ongoing voter registration (VR) process.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Two MFDP Staff in U.S.$82K Theft

[Observer] Two senior employees at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) identified as Emmanuel Togba and Herbert Sorbor, who stole US$82,000 out of the US$1million project fund intended for updating of the Integrated Financial Manage…

[Observer] Two senior employees at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) identified as Emmanuel Togba and Herbert Sorbor, who stole US$82,000 out of the US$1million project fund intended for updating of the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS), have one month to restitute the money, or face justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Two Daily Observer Reporters Rescued From Wood Camp Gang

[Observer] Two reporters of the Daily Observer newspaper, Nick N. Seebeh and David S. Menjor, were yesterday rescued from assault from a gang of men in Wood Camp, Paynesville in District #3.

[Observer] Two reporters of the Daily Observer newspaper, Nick N. Seebeh and David S. Menjor, were yesterday rescued from assault from a gang of men in Wood Camp, Paynesville in District #3.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

A Paradise for Criminals

[Observer] “Some people claim police take bribes because they are being poorly paid. But that is far from the truth. Police the world over are known for taking bribes, whether they are being poorly paid or not,” said Amos Tarpeh.

[Observer] "Some people claim police take bribes because they are being poorly paid. But that is far from the truth. Police the world over are known for taking bribes, whether they are being poorly paid or not," said Amos Tarpeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Welcoming the Firearms Act

[Observer] For nearly two decades, Liberia has been ravaged by illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons in the hands of non-state actors. Although a report on the actual number of deaths during the Liberia civil crisis varies, consecutive estimates put the…

[Observer] For nearly two decades, Liberia has been ravaged by illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons in the hands of non-state actors. Although a report on the actual number of deaths during the Liberia civil crisis varies, consecutive estimates put the figure at 200,000. For a country like Liberia with a low population, that number is extremely high.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia