A Woman President in South Africa? Sadly Top Contender Offers More of the Same

[The Conversation Africa] For South Africa’s beleaguered governing African National Congress the rise of a high-calibre woman leader should signal a turning of the pages, and lead to rejuvenation of the body politic. But sadly, for every accolade about…

[The Conversation Africa] For South Africa's beleaguered governing African National Congress the rise of a high-calibre woman leader should signal a turning of the pages, and lead to rejuvenation of the body politic. But sadly, for every accolade about the woman touted to be the next party president after Jacob Zuma ends his second term, there are questions, queries, and lots of red flags.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Still Owes Fuel Importers – Official

[Premium Times] The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN, on Wednesday said Federal Government had assured of full settlement of all debts owed on importation of petroleum products.

[Premium Times] The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN, on Wednesday said Federal Government had assured of full settlement of all debts owed on importation of petroleum products.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former Minister’s Son to Face Fraud Charges

[Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will tomorrow February 1, 2017 arraign Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, before Justice N. Dimgba of a Federal High Court…

[Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will tomorrow February 1, 2017 arraign Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, before Justice N. Dimgba of a Federal High Court, Abuja, over an alleged N1.2 billion fraud.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dr. Antoinette Sayeh to Address Liberia Development Conference

[Observer] The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Embassy of Sweden, in cooperation with the University of Liberia, are holding the Liberia Development Conference on February 1st and 2nd at the Monrovia City Hall. The ev…

[Observer] The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Embassy of Sweden, in cooperation with the University of Liberia, are holding the Liberia Development Conference on February 1st and 2nd at the Monrovia City Hall. The event will bring together public, private, civil society stakeholders and development actors to examine Liberia's development challenges and opportunities. The main objective of the Conference is to stimulate a national dialogue about Liberia's development challenges and

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Let’s Lecture – One Year On…

[Observer] Our father, Daddy, Bossman, Chief and Pater Familias wrote entries in this column as part of his Let’s Lecture series. He used this column as a platform to give voice to the urgent needs of the Liberian people and to remind our leaders of th…

[Observer] Our father, Daddy, Bossman, Chief and Pater Familias wrote entries in this column as part of his Let's Lecture series. He used this column as a platform to give voice to the urgent needs of the Liberian people and to remind our leaders of their duty to protect and serve.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Cummings Foundation Reimburses Waec Fees for 28 Top Performing Liberian Schools

[Observer] As part of its WAEC Fees Payment Project, the Cummings Africa Foundation (CAF) has announced that it would underwrite the WAEC fees for 28 schools that took the May 2016 High School Certificate Exam. The schools were selected based on perfor…

[Observer] As part of its WAEC Fees Payment Project, the Cummings Africa Foundation (CAF) has announced that it would underwrite the WAEC fees for 28 schools that took the May 2016 High School Certificate Exam. The schools were selected based on performance (98 -100% pass rate per class, highest percentage at the county level, and diversity (religion, location and poverty level of school location).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Brumskine – ‘Time for Ellen, Joe to Retire’

[Observer] “Our Ma fooled us, our Pa na come,” reverberated throughout the vicinity of the newly acquired headquarters of the opposition Liberty Party (LP), where thousands of partisans gathered yesterday for the dedication of the facility.

[Observer] "Our Ma fooled us, our Pa na come," reverberated throughout the vicinity of the newly acquired headquarters of the opposition Liberty Party (LP), where thousands of partisans gathered yesterday for the dedication of the facility.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia