Roles of Skillful Women in Poverty Reduction

[Ethiopian Herald] Wizoro Hirut lives in Shiro Meda suburb of Addis Ababa with her husband and three children. Her family is busy producing hand-woven traditional clothes and souvenirs to be sold for local residents and foreign tourists. Hirut said she…

[Ethiopian Herald] Wizoro Hirut lives in Shiro Meda suburb of Addis Ababa with her husband and three children. Her family is busy producing hand-woven traditional clothes and souvenirs to be sold for local residents and foreign tourists. Hirut said she and her husband have learned weaving skill from their families who used to earn their living through same arts and crafts.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Minister Prioritizes Practical Environment Research

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Chang said it has set ambitious targets for the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-II) to enhance the role of forestry in realizing the green growth path of the country through …

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Chang said it has set ambitious targets for the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-II) to enhance the role of forestry in realizing the green growth path of the country through conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

World Bank Approves U.S.$40 Million for Governance Reform

[Observer] The World Bank (WB) Executive Board of Directors have approved a US$40 million International Development Association (IDA) grant for Liberia to help address governance reforms and human capital development in the country.

[Observer] The World Bank (WB) Executive Board of Directors have approved a US$40 million International Development Association (IDA) grant for Liberia to help address governance reforms and human capital development in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Seed Firm Sales Volumes Jump 78%

[The Herald] Enacy Mapakame -SEED breeder Du Pont Pioneer said sales volumes for the 2016/17 agriculture season have jumped 78 percent to 8 000 tonnes, driven by high maize seed demand for command agriculture.

[The Herald] Enacy Mapakame -SEED breeder Du Pont Pioneer said sales volumes for the 2016/17 agriculture season have jumped 78 percent to 8 000 tonnes, driven by high maize seed demand for command agriculture.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Liberia Still Under Cyber Attack’

[Observer] The recent wave of cyber intrusion that hit Liberia in a bid to keep it disconnected from the global network is still continuing with hackers still sending massive volumes of artificial data to block internet links, a press statement from Lo…

[Observer] The recent wave of cyber intrusion that hit Liberia in a bid to keep it disconnected from the global network is still continuing with hackers still sending massive volumes of artificial data to block internet links, a press statement from Lonestar Cell MTN said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Pres. Sirleaf Pushes Economic Diversification Policy

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has underscored agriculture, energy, mining, health, infrastructure, among others, as priority areas for foreign investment in the country.

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has underscored agriculture, energy, mining, health, infrastructure, among others, as priority areas for foreign investment in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Remembering the Quiwonkpa Invasion

[Observer] For those who lived through it and survived, including this writer, the day an exiled former junta general led a lightly armed and numerically disadvantaged ‘invading force’ into Monrovia, will go down in infamy. Yes, November 12, 1985 is in…

[Observer] For those who lived through it and survived, including this writer, the day an exiled former junta general led a lightly armed and numerically disadvantaged 'invading force' into Monrovia, will go down in infamy. Yes, November 12, 1985 is indeed a date many residents in Monrovia, the epicenter of the political and military volcano that erupted that day, will never forget in a hurry. For some, it brought about high hopes for national renewal; for others, it led to untold suffering and ghoulish bloodletting.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘I Will Beat Them All’

[Observer] Gospel artist turned politician, Kanvee Adams, over the weekend assured her supporters that she will defeat her opponents at the ballot box in the 2017 representative and presidential elections. Adams is contesting against 12 others for the …

[Observer] Gospel artist turned politician, Kanvee Adams, over the weekend assured her supporters that she will defeat her opponents at the ballot box in the 2017 representative and presidential elections. Adams is contesting against 12 others for the lone Montserrado County District#6 seat currently occupied by two-term Representative Edwin Melvin Snowe, who is reportedly contemplating canvassing for votes in Bomi County Electoral District #1.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia