CBL to Host National Payment Systems Stakeholders Forum

[Observer] CBL Governor Milton A. Weeks: “…the strategy of the Central Bank of Liberia is to educate the Liberian Public about the payment systems modernization initiatives, thereby creating popular support for it.”

[Observer] CBL Governor Milton A. Weeks: "...the strategy of the Central Bank of Liberia is to educate the Liberian Public about the payment systems modernization initiatives, thereby creating popular support for it."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

A Short Story About Corruption

[Observer] Uncle Joe Blow was a jovial man; always in a good mood. He was employed as Comptroller at the Oil Company. All the Company’s employees liked him because of the way he handled things in his office. Once in a while, he would give out “small, s…

[Observer] Uncle Joe Blow was a jovial man; always in a good mood. He was employed as Comptroller at the Oil Company. All the Company's employees liked him because of the way he handled things in his office. Once in a while, he would give out "small, small things" from the petty cash box to other Company workers whom he considered his "good friends." When paying out money to the Company's consultants and other contractors he would always say, "the cash box has no right to sneeze, even though it holds all the ingredie

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

BWI Advances Suggestions for Incoming Govt

[Observer] Attorney Harris Fomba Tarnue, Booker Washington Institute (BWI) Principal and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), over the weekend advanced several suggestions to the incoming government that if implemented, would prepare and turn the youth into …

[Observer] Attorney Harris Fomba Tarnue, Booker Washington Institute (BWI) Principal and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), over the weekend advanced several suggestions to the incoming government that if implemented, would prepare and turn the youth into the future workforce required for nation-building.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

New Speaker Picks Committee to Review House Rules

[Observer] Against calls for the election of heads of statutory committees – similar to what the Senate has done – House Speaker Dr. Bhofal Chambers has appointed an eight-man ad hoc committee to review the rules and regulations of the House of Represe…

[Observer] Against calls for the election of heads of statutory committees - similar to what the Senate has done - House Speaker Dr. Bhofal Chambers has appointed an eight-man ad hoc committee to review the rules and regulations of the House of Representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LACC Wants Weah Declare Assets

[Observer] President-elect George Manneh Weah and the majority of the Legislature have yet to declare their assets as required under the Code of Conduct, says Cllr. Augustine Toe, acting chair of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC), who has c…

[Observer] President-elect George Manneh Weah and the majority of the Legislature have yet to declare their assets as required under the Code of Conduct, says Cllr. Augustine Toe, acting chair of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC), who has called on Weah to take the lead.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Adesina – ‘AfDB Remain Supportive of Liberia’s Development Under Weah’

[Observer] Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has assured Liberians that the bank will remain supportive of Liberia’s development efforts and will continue its engagement with the new administration of President-e…

[Observer] Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has assured Liberians that the bank will remain supportive of Liberia's development efforts and will continue its engagement with the new administration of President-elect George Manneh Weah.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Young Women Form Ladies Talk to Empower Teens

[New Era] Windhoek -Two young women have come up with an initiative called ‘Ladies Talk’ with a purpose of empowering and encouraging teenage girls, especially those about to enter university.

[New Era] Windhoek -Two young women have come up with an initiative called 'Ladies Talk' with a purpose of empowering and encouraging teenage girls, especially those about to enter university.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Lüderitz Endures Housing Scarcity

[New Era] Lüderitz -Lüderitz Mayor Hilaria Mukapuli says the town council faces the perennial challenge of residential housing caused by slow land delivery due to budgetary constraints.

[New Era] Lüderitz -Lüderitz Mayor Hilaria Mukapuli says the town council faces the perennial challenge of residential housing caused by slow land delivery due to budgetary constraints.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Postponement of the Students Detainees Trial of ‘El Luali Comrades’

[SPS] Marrakesh -The Marrakesh Court of Justice has decided to postpone the trial of the Saharawi political prisoners ,well known El Luali comrades ,to the February 13, justifying that by the absence of four detainees.

[SPS] Marrakesh -The Marrakesh Court of Justice has decided to postpone the trial of the Saharawi political prisoners ,well known El Luali comrades ,to the February 13, justifying that by the absence of four detainees.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara