Govt Tackles Loan Sharks

[Namibian] Exorbitant fees charged by cash loans and other microlenders could be a thing of the past if a new bill tabled in parliament this week by finance minister Calle Schlettwein becomes law.

[Namibian] Exorbitant fees charged by cash loans and other microlenders could be a thing of the past if a new bill tabled in parliament this week by finance minister Calle Schlettwein becomes law.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Five-Year-Old Defiled At Etunda

[New Era] Windhoek -A five-year old girl was raped on Thursday at around 17h00 at Etunda Village, the latest Namibian police crime report revealed. The incident allegedly happened at the victim’s house. The suspect is known and was still at large at th…

[New Era] Windhoek -A five-year old girl was raped on Thursday at around 17h00 at Etunda Village, the latest Namibian police crime report revealed. The incident allegedly happened at the victim's house. The suspect is known and was still at large at the time of writing this report.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Brac-Liberia Conducts Weather Info Sharing Workshop

[Observer] BRAC-Liberia recently conducted training for 21 leaders of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in Weather Information Sharing Operations at its Training and Resource Center in Kingsville, Careysburg.

[Observer] BRAC-Liberia recently conducted training for 21 leaders of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in Weather Information Sharing Operations at its Training and Resource Center in Kingsville, Careysburg.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Things Best Left Forgotten

[Observer] Lorpu’s parents had welcomed her brother Flomo with lukewarm enthusiasm, even after he had told them about his monthly pay of US$15 and a bag of parboiled rice as ex-gratia. Fear for his safety, along with the failure of government troops to…

[Observer] Lorpu's parents had welcomed her brother Flomo with lukewarm enthusiasm, even after he had told them about his monthly pay of US$15 and a bag of parboiled rice as ex-gratia. Fear for his safety, along with the failure of government troops to win the war against the NPFL, who were then seizing one town after another and drawing ever closer to Monrovia, made them even more apprehensive. Often, they would call him aside and ask a few questions: what was it the AFL had taught him at Camp Schiefflin since his t

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UPP Boosts Female Aspirants’ Dreams

[Observer] Following reports that all political parties vying in the October 10 polls are collecting thousands of US dollars from both female and male aspirants for primaries and fees at the National Elections Commission (NEC), the United People’s Part…

[Observer] Following reports that all political parties vying in the October 10 polls are collecting thousands of US dollars from both female and male aspirants for primaries and fees at the National Elections Commission (NEC), the United People's Party (UPP) has exempted female contestants by paying for their primaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Can Liscr FC Maintain Unbeaten Record?

[Observer] Though LISCR FC Coach Tapha Manneh revealed when he took over coaching assignment in Liberia that it would be a difficult moment for him as a foreign Coach, he managed to lead the team through its first five matches without conceding a defeat.

[Observer] Though LISCR FC Coach Tapha Manneh revealed when he took over coaching assignment in Liberia that it would be a difficult moment for him as a foreign Coach, he managed to lead the team through its first five matches without conceding a defeat.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ingenaes, Local Institutions Integrate Gender and Nutrition in Agricultural Extension

[Observer] Agriculture accounts for 67 percent of the workforce of Liberia and it is the main source of income for rural inhabitants, the majority of whom lack well-functioning extension delivery services to improve their lives.

[Observer] Agriculture accounts for 67 percent of the workforce of Liberia and it is the main source of income for rural inhabitants, the majority of whom lack well-functioning extension delivery services to improve their lives.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia