Amenfi West Inaugurates Achichire, Sureso, Pebaseman Crema Executive Committee

[Ghana Govt.] The Executive Committee of the Community Resource Management Area (CREMA) which aims at protecting natural resources such as water bodies, forests and their species, including animals, have been trained and inaugurated at Asankragwa, the …

[Ghana Govt.] The Executive Committee of the Community Resource Management Area (CREMA) which aims at protecting natural resources such as water bodies, forests and their species, including animals, have been trained and inaugurated at Asankragwa, the Amenfi West District capital of the Western Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

‘Unprofessional’ People Conducted 2017 Elections – NEC

[New Democrat] Unprofessional people were hired as election work to administer the October 10, 2017 presidential and legislative polls thus adversely affecting the quality of service and voting process, National Elections Commission (NEC) Executive Dir…

[New Democrat] Unprofessional people were hired as election work to administer the October 10, 2017 presidential and legislative polls thus adversely affecting the quality of service and voting process, National Elections Commission (NEC) Executive Director Lamin Lighe said Saturday in Monrovia when he testified in the Liberty Party's vote fraud and irregularity complaint.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Commerce to Hold Annual MSME Confab

[NEWS] The Ministry of Commerce will this week hold its annual SME conference which will commence with activities by GIZ, to climax with the annual tradition of the conference opening and closing by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Vice President Jo…

[NEWS] The Ministry of Commerce will this week hold its annual SME conference which will commence with activities by GIZ, to climax with the annual tradition of the conference opening and closing by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Vice President Joseph Boakai.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Defeated Candidate Asks U.S. to Refrain From Liberian Politics

[New Dawn] Defeated Montserrado County electoral district # 8 representative candidate Mr. Jacob Barnes is urging the United States through its embassy near Monrovia to refrain from the body politics of Liberia. “I think the United States should diseng…

[New Dawn] Defeated Montserrado County electoral district # 8 representative candidate Mr. Jacob Barnes is urging the United States through its embassy near Monrovia to refrain from the body politics of Liberia. "I think the United States should disengage from our body politics as a nation, because they are the father of modern democracy, they must not meddle into our affairs," Mr. Barnes said on Thursday, 16 November when he appeared on Prime Fm in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GOL, Arab Mission Revise Financing Allocation for Project

[New Dawn] A joint-mission comprising representatives of the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) and Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has ended a three-day visit to Liberia during which discussions were held with the relevant authorities …

[New Dawn] A joint-mission comprising representatives of the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) and Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has ended a three-day visit to Liberia during which discussions were held with the relevant authorities in Liberia and an agreement reached after series of technical meetings to propose a revised financing arrangement for each contributing donor.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LRA Seizes Heroin At RIA

[New Dawn] The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) says it has seized a consignment of two kilograms of heroin brought into the country on an Arik Flight from Nigeria. According to a press release, the bag containing the heroin was sent to Achebe Joseph Uw…

[New Dawn] The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) says it has seized a consignment of two kilograms of heroin brought into the country on an Arik Flight from Nigeria. According to a press release, the bag containing the heroin was sent to Achebe Joseph Uwadioma (AKA, Don Joe), a Nigerian national, who operates a business at Waterside and Mechlin Street, respectively in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Why Criticize America?

[New Dawn] There have been barrage of criticisms unleashed by some Liberians against the United States of America after the U.S. Embassy near Monrovia issued a statement here last week on the political stalemate in the country, urging the expeditious c…

[New Dawn] There have been barrage of criticisms unleashed by some Liberians against the United States of America after the U.S. Embassy near Monrovia issued a statement here last week on the political stalemate in the country, urging the expeditious conduct of disputes and litigation in an expeditious manner to permit the timely conclusion of Liberia's electoral process and a peaceful transition.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Nexus Between Culture and Corruption – Liberia’s Burden

[LACC] As Liberians elect new leaders, our nation is faced with new windows of opportunities and challenges. One of these challenges is the age-old problem of corruption. There have been countless articles, analysis and interventions aimed at addressin…

[LACC] As Liberians elect new leaders, our nation is faced with new windows of opportunities and challenges. One of these challenges is the age-old problem of corruption. There have been countless articles, analysis and interventions aimed at addressing this vice. However, it continues to plague the nation unabated. In this article, I seek to shed light on some elements of our practiced culture and their causal link to the challenging fight against corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia