New MRU SG Takes Office

[New Dawn] Newly appointed Mano River Union or MRU Secretary General Mrs. Medina Wesseh final took office over the weekend at a well-attended ceremony in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown, a week after the Union’s council confirmed her nomination.She…

[New Dawn] Newly appointed Mano River Union or MRU Secretary General Mrs. Medina Wesseh final took office over the weekend at a well-attended ceremony in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown, a week after the Union's council confirmed her nomination.She took over from outgoing Secretary General Dr. Hadja Saran DarabaKaba The MRU comprises four West African countries; Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Ivory Coast, who joined in recent years.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Bassa Hosts Maternal & Newborn Health Confab

[New Dawn] Over 150 delegates from across Grand Bassa County’s eight health districts are expected to assemble in the Port City of Buchanan on June 13 and 14 to participate in a Maternal and Newborn Health Conference under the theme; No to Maternal and…

[New Dawn] Over 150 delegates from across Grand Bassa County's eight health districts are expected to assemble in the Port City of Buchanan on June 13 and 14 to participate in a Maternal and Newborn Health Conference under the theme; No to Maternal and Newborn Deaths with slogan, Mama and Baby Must Live. The two-day gathering is jointly convened by the Ministry of Health, Grand Bassa County Health Team and health partners with support from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Maternal and Child Su

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Maximilla Imali Enters History Books With 400m Record

[Nation] Kenya Police Service’s Maximilla Imali on Saturday broke the 33-year 400m Kenyan record when she glided to victory as the National Athletics Championships ended at the Nyayo National Stadium.

[Nation] Kenya Police Service's Maximilla Imali on Saturday broke the 33-year 400m Kenyan record when she glided to victory as the National Athletics Championships ended at the Nyayo National Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Museveni Vows My Priority Is Farmers, Manufacturers

[Citizen] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni has said he cannot help traders secure low interest loans from commercial banks. “I cannot guarantee lowering the interest rates for traders. They can continue suffering; I have no problem with that,” Mr Mus…

[Citizen] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni has said he cannot help traders secure low interest loans from commercial banks. "I cannot guarantee lowering the interest rates for traders. They can continue suffering; I have no problem with that," Mr Museveni said minutes after Finance minister Matia Kasaija had read the Financial Year 2017/2018 national Budget on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Partisanship Versus Patriotism -What Drives Our Political Views?

[Citizen] The appointment of former ACT chair, Ms Anna Mghwira (pictured), to the position of Kilimanjaro regional commissioner was surrounded by plenty of unfair criticism.

[Citizen] The appointment of former ACT chair, Ms Anna Mghwira (pictured), to the position of Kilimanjaro regional commissioner was surrounded by plenty of unfair criticism.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

How Uhuru Kenyatta Dinner Raised Millions in Two Hours

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked campaign donors not to hedge their bets by funding him and his political rivals ahead of this year’s General Election. This came as indications emerged that at least Sh1 billion was collected in less than two…

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked campaign donors not to hedge their bets by funding him and his political rivals ahead of this year's General Election. This came as indications emerged that at least Sh1 billion was collected in less than two hours in an exclusive dinner attended by President Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto on Friday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

2017/18 Budget Impotent Without Effective Implementation

[Observer] Since Finance Minister Matia Kasaija read out the NRM government’s budget proposals for the 2017/18 financial year on Thursday, there has been intense debate about the allocations to different sectors.

[Observer] Since Finance Minister Matia Kasaija read out the NRM government's budget proposals for the 2017/18 financial year on Thursday, there has been intense debate about the allocations to different sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda