Senate Casts Vote of No Confidence Against Education Minister

[Observer] The Liberian Senate late yesterday evening reportedly cast a vote of no confidence against Education Minister George Werner, for utterances the Senators said were against the promotion of education in the country. Reports received by this pa…

[Observer] The Liberian Senate late yesterday evening reportedly cast a vote of no confidence against Education Minister George Werner, for utterances the Senators said were against the promotion of education in the country. Reports received by this paper said the lawmakers took the decision after an executive (closed door) session.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Eating Our Way to the Grave – the Obesity Epidemic in Liberia

[New Dawn] In 2010 the problem of obesity became a bigger public-health problem than world hunger, according to the Global Burden of Disease Study. Obesity, defined by the World Health Organization as “an abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may…

[New Dawn] In 2010 the problem of obesity became a bigger public-health problem than world hunger, according to the Global Burden of Disease Study. Obesity, defined by the World Health Organization as "an abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health" has more than doubled worldwide in the past twenty years. More than 1.9 billion adults worldwide are overweight, and of these, 600 million are obese. The people of the world are becoming bigger, and the Republic of Liberia is no different.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Generation Star to Grace Film Festival

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe’s South African based actor and voice artist, Chiedza Mhende is set to walk local filmmakers through her journey in film industry at the Film Forum and Awards & Closing Night this Saturday.

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe's South African based actor and voice artist, Chiedza Mhende is set to walk local filmmakers through her journey in film industry at the Film Forum and Awards & Closing Night this Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kenya Launches e-Passport Ahead of December 2018 EAC Target

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government has launched the Kenyan East African electronic passport ahead of the December 31, 2018 target concurred by East African Community (EAC) members States.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government has launched the Kenyan East African electronic passport ahead of the December 31, 2018 target concurred by East African Community (EAC) members States.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Export Incentive Boosts Zimplats

[The Herald] Platinum miner, Zimplats recorded a $45,53 million profit in the year ended June, 2017, up from $7,32 million achieved in the prior year, a performance the company mainly attributed to a Government export incentive scheme.

[The Herald] Platinum miner, Zimplats recorded a $45,53 million profit in the year ended June, 2017, up from $7,32 million achieved in the prior year, a performance the company mainly attributed to a Government export incentive scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Justin Muturi Re-Elected as Assembly Speaker

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Justin Muturi was on Thursday re-elected as Speaker of the National Assembly after he garnered 220 votes against 1 vote cast in favour of his only competitor Noah Winja.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Justin Muturi was on Thursday re-elected as Speaker of the National Assembly after he garnered 220 votes against 1 vote cast in favour of his only competitor Noah Winja.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Osun Free Train Ride – Hundreds of Passengers Stranded At Lagos Terminal

[Premium Times] Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had massed at the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, Iddo Terminal in Lagos for the free train ride provided by Osun Government for Eid-el-Kabir, were on Thursday stranded.

[Premium Times] Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had massed at the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, Iddo Terminal in Lagos for the free train ride provided by Osun Government for Eid-el-Kabir, were on Thursday stranded.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Banking Staff Dropped By 2,500 in 2016

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Technology adoption in the banking sector has changed the way of doing business for banks in the Kenyan market, as they seek to lower their cost of doing business.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Technology adoption in the banking sector has changed the way of doing business for banks in the Kenyan market, as they seek to lower their cost of doing business.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya