Justice, Defense Ministers-Designate Confirmation Hearings Today

[Observer] The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights, Claim and Petitions, Grand Cape Mount Senator Varney Sherman, yesterday announced to the 54th Senate at its 6th day sitting that it will this afternoon conduct confirmation hea…

[Observer] The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights, Claim and Petitions, Grand Cape Mount Senator Varney Sherman, yesterday announced to the 54th Senate at its 6th day sitting that it will this afternoon conduct confirmation hearings for the embattled Minister of Justice-designate, Cllr. Charles Gibson.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

What Caused the LRD/Usd Rate Drop?

[Observer] Few hours to President George Weah’s State of the Nation Address on Monday, Jan. 29, there appeared to be an sudden, significant drop in the LRD/USD exchange rate. However the drop did not affect prices of basic commodities, including gasoli…

[Observer] Few hours to President George Weah's State of the Nation Address on Monday, Jan. 29, there appeared to be an sudden, significant drop in the LRD/USD exchange rate. However the drop did not affect prices of basic commodities, including gasoline and transportation. Until Monday, the exchange rate was L$135 to US$1.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President George Manneh Weah Must Succeed for the Sake of Our Forefathers

[Observer] The leader of Rwanda, President Kagame, once said: “African countries need a new kind of leadership – one that has a vision for the country and a passion and commitment for its rapid development, as well as the wellbeing of its people.”

[Observer] The leader of Rwanda, President Kagame, once said: "African countries need a new kind of leadership - one that has a vision for the country and a passion and commitment for its rapid development, as well as the wellbeing of its people."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Weah’s Proposal to Remove Citizenship Restrictions Draws Heated Debate

[Observer] A constitutional amendment that could eventually allow people of non-Negro descent to become citizens and allow them to own land in the country, as proposed by President George Weah in his state of the nation address on Monday, has not been …

[Observer] A constitutional amendment that could eventually allow people of non-Negro descent to become citizens and allow them to own land in the country, as proposed by President George Weah in his state of the nation address on Monday, has not been favorably received by many Liberians interviewed yesterday in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

AKA, LTF Host Free Tennis Clinic

[Observer] The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Eta Beta Omega Chapter – is expected to host a one-day tennis clinic for girls and women as part of a campaign to fight against heart disease in women.

[Observer] The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - Eta Beta Omega Chapter - is expected to host a one-day tennis clinic for girls and women as part of a campaign to fight against heart disease in women.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Drug Addicts’ Health Centre Underway

[Daily News] THE government is setting up a large-scale state-of-the-art occupational therapy centre to assist thousands of people who are struggling to recover from substance abuse in the country.

[Daily News] THE government is setting up a large-scale state-of-the-art occupational therapy centre to assist thousands of people who are struggling to recover from substance abuse in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

PM – Energy Is AU Top Agenda

[Daily News] Addis Ababa -AFRICAN countries have resolved to improve power generation, transmission and distribution to rural areas as a vehicle for boosting growth of economies in the continent, according to Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa.

[Daily News] Addis Ababa -AFRICAN countries have resolved to improve power generation, transmission and distribution to rural areas as a vehicle for boosting growth of economies in the continent, according to Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tz, Global Fund Ink 1.155tri/ – Grant for Combatting Diseases

[Daily News] AFTER signing a 525m US Dollars (approximately 1.155tri/-) grant from the Global Fund, Tanzania has assured development partners that the amount will be spent on initiatives to reduce the tuberculosis epidemic, fighting malaria and prevent…

[Daily News] AFTER signing a 525m US Dollars (approximately 1.155tri/-) grant from the Global Fund, Tanzania has assured development partners that the amount will be spent on initiatives to reduce the tuberculosis epidemic, fighting malaria and prevention of HIV infections among women of childbearing age.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania