House Queries Foreign Ministry Officials Over Missing Japanese Grants

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The manager of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ project dubbed “IECI Human & Capacity Building Project” sponsored by the government of Japan, Augustine Nyenplu has been exposed by an audit conducted by the General Auditing Commission (GAC) for allegedly stealing L$20,195,625.00 from the project’s account at Afriland Bank.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The manager of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' project dubbed "IECI Human & Capacity Building Project" sponsored by the government of Japan, Augustine Nyenplu has been exposed by an audit conducted by the General Auditing Commission (GAC) for allegedly stealing L$20,195,625.00 from the project's account at Afriland Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lonestarcell/MTN Denies Having Negotiation With House Over Voice Call Tax

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -LonestarCell/MTN has reacted sharply to a story in the FrontPageAfrica Newspaper, linking it to lobbying with the House of Representatives on One Cent per Minute Call.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -LonestarCell/MTN has reacted sharply to a story in the FrontPageAfrica Newspaper, linking it to lobbying with the House of Representatives on One Cent per Minute Call.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Former House Speaker Alex Tyler, a Poster Child of Corruption in Liberia?

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -“Forget the politicians. The politicians are put there to give you the idea you have freedom of choice. You don’t. You have no choice. You have owners.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -"Forget the politicians. The politicians are put there to give you the idea you have freedom of choice. You don't. You have no choice. You have owners.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Breakthrough As Five Children Are Declared Cancer Free

[Monitor] If you are one of those who doubt that cancer can be cured, this just might point you in the right direction. Henry Kibule, 14, is one of the children who walked home cancer free after undergoing cancer treatment at the Uganda Cancer Institut…

[Monitor] If you are one of those who doubt that cancer can be cured, this just might point you in the right direction. Henry Kibule, 14, is one of the children who walked home cancer free after undergoing cancer treatment at the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

SARS Seizes Illegal Cigarettes Worth R18 Million

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Suspected illegal cigarettes worth R18 million were seized at the weekend in Johannesburg, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) said on Tuesday.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Suspected illegal cigarettes worth R18 million were seized at the weekend in Johannesburg, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Solicitor General Defends His Shs200m Bounty in the Oil Cash Windfall

[Monitor] Francis Atoke: We did research. I perused through Heritage’s Statement of Claim and my colleagues also did, identifying the problems at hand. I prepared, reviewed and perused through government’s statement of defence. I prepared and reviewed …

[Monitor] Francis Atoke: We did research. I perused through Heritage's Statement of Claim and my colleagues also did, identifying the problems at hand. I prepared, reviewed and perused through government's statement of defence. I prepared and reviewed the counter claims; reviewed and perused government's reply on jurisdiction. I also reviewed Heritage's rejoinder on jurisdiction and IMF reports. In the tele-conferencing, we would have matrixes that we would go through to see if our documents would conform to our ple

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why We Need to Teach Agriculture in Schools

[Monitor] There is unease about the proposed translocation of agriculture and other vocational subjects from the secondary school curriculum to technical institutes. This comes at the dawn of growing youth unemployment and criticism of the school curri…

[Monitor] There is unease about the proposed translocation of agriculture and other vocational subjects from the secondary school curriculum to technical institutes. This comes at the dawn of growing youth unemployment and criticism of the school curriculum as being too elitist with no practical skills to equip learners for afterschool life. The rural exodus by school leavers is fuelling urban squalor and crime as young people who seek livelihoods in towns end up in crowded suburbs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Examinations Board Set to Release A-Level Results

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) is today scheduled to release last year’s Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examination results.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) is today scheduled to release last year's Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examination results.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda