County, Social Development Funds Fail to Benefit Locals

[Observer] Mr. James Yarsieh, executive director of Rice and Rights, has said that both the County and the Social Development Funds were not making any impact on the lives of ordinary citizens, especially in those communities where companies are extrac…

[Observer] Mr. James Yarsieh, executive director of Rice and Rights, has said that both the County and the Social Development Funds were not making any impact on the lives of ordinary citizens, especially in those communities where companies are extracting natural resources. He claims that the locals were being denied of their just benefits.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

500 Liberian Entrepreneurs Targeted for 2016 Msme Confab

[Observer] The Minister of Commerce and Industry (MOCI), Axel M. Addy, has said over 500 Liberian entrepreneurs, including cross-section of concessions executives, local and international partners will participate in this year’s Micro Small and Medium-…

[Observer] The Minister of Commerce and Industry (MOCI), Axel M. Addy, has said over 500 Liberian entrepreneurs, including cross-section of concessions executives, local and international partners will participate in this year's Micro Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSME) scheduled for Tuesday, November 15, in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nimba United’s Deanneh for Senior National Team Debut

[Observer] Nimba United goalie Emmanuel Deanneh is among local players invited by James Debbah to train ahead of Lone Star’s friendly engagement with the Harambee Stars of Kenya on Nov. 15 in Nairobi. The team leaves today for Kenya.

[Observer] Nimba United goalie Emmanuel Deanneh is among local players invited by James Debbah to train ahead of Lone Star's friendly engagement with the Harambee Stars of Kenya on Nov. 15 in Nairobi. The team leaves today for Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Kisumu County Govt Set to Give Free Education to Children With Special Needs

[Nation] The Kisumu County Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill that will enable the local government to provide free education for disabled children at Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres in the region.

[Nation] The Kisumu County Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill that will enable the local government to provide free education for disabled children at Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Dahabshiil Boss Hails First Somali-American Lawmaker

[Nation] The election of Ilhan Omar, the first Somali-American lawmaker, has been hailed as historic and great achievement for Somali and immigrant community in the United States.

[Nation] The election of Ilhan Omar, the first Somali-American lawmaker, has been hailed as historic and great achievement for Somali and immigrant community in the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

People Did This for Baatjies – DA Leader On Retaining Northern Cape Ward

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance has retained Ward 2 in Kgatelopele, in the Northern Cape, after it was left vacant by the murder of one of its councillors, Johannes Baatjies.

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance has retained Ward 2 in Kgatelopele, in the Northern Cape, after it was left vacant by the murder of one of its councillors, Johannes Baatjies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Imbizo Focus Week Upcoming Events

[SA Govt] The Imbizo Focus Week which is currently underway is being held under the theme “Together we move South Africa forward: “Our future – make it work”. The National Development Plan (NDP) is a long term vision and plan, it serves as a blueprint …

[SA Govt] The Imbizo Focus Week which is currently underway is being held under the theme "Together we move South Africa forward: "Our future - make it work". The National Development Plan (NDP) is a long term vision and plan, it serves as a blueprint for the work that needs to be done to achieve a prosperous society for our country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cord Leaders Call On Uhuru to Withdraw Kenyan Troops From Somalia

[Nation] Leaders from the Cord coalition have want President Uhuru Kenyatta to withdraw Kenyan soldiers from Somalia over a United Nations report that linked the troops to illegal charcoal sale from the country.

[Nation] Leaders from the Cord coalition have want President Uhuru Kenyatta to withdraw Kenyan soldiers from Somalia over a United Nations report that linked the troops to illegal charcoal sale from the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Man Arrested for Opening a False Case

[SAPS] “We are sending out a stern warning to our communities that we will do everything within our powers to put people behind bars for abusing state resources by opening false cases. Opening a false case is a criminal offence and it is punishable by …

[SAPS] "We are sending out a stern warning to our communities that we will do everything within our powers to put people behind bars for abusing state resources by opening false cases. Opening a false case is a criminal offence and it is punishable by law. All those who are still thinking of doing the same should refrain from doing so, because they will be prosecuted and may face many years in prison. By opening false cases, valuable state resources which could have been used to help others who need it, is wasted

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa