Struggle for Equality of Men and Women Taken to New Heights

[Parliament of South Africa] The struggle for the equality of men and women has been taken to the new heights by the launch of HeforShe campaign in September 2014 in New York at the United Nations headquarters. To ensure that the campaign is taken to a…

[Parliament of South Africa] The struggle for the equality of men and women has been taken to the new heights by the launch of HeforShe campaign in September 2014 in New York at the United Nations headquarters. To ensure that the campaign is taken to all the countries, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has called on all its member parliaments to ensure that the campaign is domesticated in their countries, the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr Lechesa Tsenoli, told Members of the Speakers' Forum in the last 2016 Speakers' F

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Indictment Hangs Over Linsu President

[New Republic] The president of the Liberia National Student Union (LINSU), Varney Jersey, who allegedly raped a 15-year old girl, is yet to be indicted by the Government of Liberia through the judiciary branch.

[New Republic] The president of the Liberia National Student Union (LINSU), Varney Jersey, who allegedly raped a 15-year old girl, is yet to be indicted by the Government of Liberia through the judiciary branch.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Cummings to Pump U.S.$60K

[New Republic] The political leader of the opposition Alternative National Congress (ANC) and chief executive officer of the Cummings Foundation Africa, Alexander Cummings has announced the availability of US$60,000 as microfinance initiative for marke…

[New Republic] The political leader of the opposition Alternative National Congress (ANC) and chief executive officer of the Cummings Foundation Africa, Alexander Cummings has announced the availability of US$60,000 as microfinance initiative for market women in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GAC Receives Int’l Award

[NEWS] The Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions of English-Speaking Africa-AFROSAI-E has awarded the General Auditing Commission, Liberia’s Supreme Audit Institution for being the first in the region to conduct the IT Audit Self-Assessment. AFROS…

[NEWS] The Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions of English-Speaking Africa-AFROSAI-E has awarded the General Auditing Commission, Liberia's Supreme Audit Institution for being the first in the region to conduct the IT Audit Self-Assessment. AFROSAI-E also awarded the GAC for consistently prioritizing IT Audit development, A GAC release has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sawyer Leads Ecowas’ Observers to Ghana

[NEWS] The Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS) has deployed a team of observers led by the former interim president of Liberia’s Government of National Unity, Professor Amos Sawyer to monitor Ghana’s presidential and parliamentary elections on W…

[NEWS] The Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS) has deployed a team of observers led by the former interim president of Liberia's Government of National Unity, Professor Amos Sawyer to monitor Ghana's presidential and parliamentary elections on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Carter Center, EU Launch FOI Certificate Program

[NEWS] The Carter Center, with financial support from the European Union and other donors, has launched a certificate program to build the capacity of 90 government officials to implement the 2010 Freedom of Information Act.

[NEWS] The Carter Center, with financial support from the European Union and other donors, has launched a certificate program to build the capacity of 90 government officials to implement the 2010 Freedom of Information Act.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Police Strategize Against Elections Violence

[NEWS] It seems that the Liberia National Police is taking nothing lightly to ensure a violence-free electoral process in 2017 as it strategizes with other African countries to avoid election troubles in Liberia.

[NEWS] It seems that the Liberia National Police is taking nothing lightly to ensure a violence-free electoral process in 2017 as it strategizes with other African countries to avoid election troubles in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Toke, Tiwa and Nigeria’s Shaming Culture

[Guardian] Unless you’ve been living under a rock or impressively stealth at avoiding all types of social media this lately, you’ll know that Toke Makinwa released her memoir “On Becoming.”

[Guardian] Unless you've been living under a rock or impressively stealth at avoiding all types of social media this lately, you'll know that Toke Makinwa released her memoir "On Becoming."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria