Ellen to Meet Business Associations This Week

[Observer] A meeting between the President and members of the Chamber of Commerce, the Liberia Business Association, the Liberia Marketing Association and the Yana Boys Association is scheduled for this week in an effort to engage in continuing dialogu…

[Observer] A meeting between the President and members of the Chamber of Commerce, the Liberia Business Association, the Liberia Marketing Association and the Yana Boys Association is scheduled for this week in an effort to engage in continuing dialogue over ways of improving the current business climate in the country, the Executive Mansion press release says.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

No Win for Traditional Rivals

[Observer] Liberia’s two traditional rivals, Invincible Eleven and Mighty Barrolle remain at the bottom of the league table after both teams failed to secure wins in their respective matches.

[Observer] Liberia's two traditional rivals, Invincible Eleven and Mighty Barrolle remain at the bottom of the league table after both teams failed to secure wins in their respective matches.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

When Chiefs, Isekhure Battled Over Benin Kingdom

[Daily Trust] Benin -The crisis between the embattled Nosakhare Monday Isekhure and the Benin Traditional Council was seen as a child’s play in the beginning, but when the suspension hammer fell on him, it became clear that things had fallen apart with…

[Daily Trust] Benin -The crisis between the embattled Nosakhare Monday Isekhure and the Benin Traditional Council was seen as a child's play in the beginning, but when the suspension hammer fell on him, it became clear that things had fallen apart with the once revered chief priest and the palace.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Do Not Relent in Fight Against the Female Cut

[Citizen] Today, rights activists in Tanzania join their counterparts across the world to mark the 14th International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. The occasion is relevant to Tanzania, because the backward practice is still rife …

[Citizen] Today, rights activists in Tanzania join their counterparts across the world to mark the 14th International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. The occasion is relevant to Tanzania, because the backward practice is still rife in parts of the country, years after it was made illegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Uganda Soccer Body in Trouble After Cup Exit

[Citizen] Kampala -Qualifying for the first Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in nearly four decades might have lit up the eyes of Cranes fans, but making it past the group stage was always going to be tough.

[Citizen] Kampala -Qualifying for the first Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in nearly four decades might have lit up the eyes of Cranes fans, but making it past the group stage was always going to be tough.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Babatope, Ango Abdullahi, Fayose, Others React As Buhari Extends Medical Vacation Indefinitely

[Vanguard] ON a day he is expected to return to the country preparatory to resumption of office today after 10 days official vacation, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, wrote the National Assembly to extend his vacation on medical grounds.

[Vanguard] ON a day he is expected to return to the country preparatory to resumption of office today after 10 days official vacation, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, wrote the National Assembly to extend his vacation on medical grounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kasait Stuns Kipyegon at South Rift Championships

[Capital FM] Kajiado -In just her second race in the senior ranks, former world U18 3000m champion Lilian Kasait handed reigning Olympic 1500m champion Faith Kipyegon a comprehensive defeat over 10km at the South Rift Cross Country Championships in Kai…

[Capital FM] Kajiado -In just her second race in the senior ranks, former world U18 3000m champion Lilian Kasait handed reigning Olympic 1500m champion Faith Kipyegon a comprehensive defeat over 10km at the South Rift Cross Country Championships in Kaijado over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

East African Breweries Limited Registers a 2% Growth in Profit After Tax to Shs 188 Billion

[Independent (Kampala)] Shareholders of the regional beer maker, East African Breweries Limited (eabl) are set to receive a dividend of Kshs 2 (Shs 68) per share even as the company recorded a 2% growth in profit after tax to Shs 188bn in the second ha…

[Independent (Kampala)] Shareholders of the regional beer maker, East African Breweries Limited (eabl) are set to receive a dividend of Kshs 2 (Shs 68) per share even as the company recorded a 2% growth in profit after tax to Shs 188bn in the second half of the year ending December 31, 2016 compared with the previous year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tubaba Denies Arrest

[Vanguard] Tubaba Idibia, Nigeria’s award winning musician, has denied being arrested and detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) over his earlier planned anti-government’s protests in Lagos and Abuja.

[Vanguard] Tubaba Idibia, Nigeria's award winning musician, has denied being arrested and detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) over his earlier planned anti-government's protests in Lagos and Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria