• Moses D. Sandy serves as national president of ALJA

    Journalists want Liberian task force dissolved

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016

    The Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas( ALJA), is recommending the dissolution of the Fonati Koffa Presidential Task Force recently set-up recently by Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to probe the damning Global Witness report, which linked some former and current officials of the Liberian government to bribery. ALJA in a press release issued on […]

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  • The Fifth Khalifa (Caliph), His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad delivers the keynote address at inauguration of the Mahmood Mosque 
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    Ahmadiyyas open 2nd mosque in Sweden

    Sunday, May 22, 2016

    The leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Fifth Khalifa (Caliph), His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad has called on Ahmadi Muslims to practice what they  preach: that is peace, which is the center of Islam.  He spoke during a special program on May 14 to mark the inauguration of the newly-built Mahmood Mosque ( Mosque of the Praiseworthy) in Malmö, […]

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    ‘Liberian economy suffered two major shocks’

    Sunday, May 22, 2016

    Liberian Representative Edwin Snowe on told fellow West African sub -regional legislators and parliamentarians on Friday that the state of the Liberian economy has experienced two major shocks. He named them as the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and the decline in global commodities particularly, iron ore and rubber.  Rep. Snowne presented the Liberia Country Report […]

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  • From Left: 1st Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun of Nigeria; Speaker Moustapha Cisse Lo of Senegal & 3rd Deputy Speaker, Jefferson Karmoh of Liberia

    ECOWAS Parliament seeks more power

    Thursday, May 19, 2016

    The 2016 First Ordinary Session for the 4th Legislature of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) kicked off on Monday, at the International Conference Center in Abuja, Nigeria with calls for the enhancement of the powers of the body. The Speaker of the Parliament, Moustapha Cisse Lo, in his opening remarks, told his colleagues […]

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    UK: Liberian stabbing victim out of coma

    Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    A 33-year-old Liberian man stabbed last month in London, the UK is now out of an induced coma after four weeks. Amara Darpoh Clarke was on April 18 stabbed multiple times by a neighbor, Lee Francis, after a commotion over a park space. “We are happy that he left coma last week and that things are progressing slowly,” Fidel C.T. Budy, secretary […]

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Moses D. Sandy serves as national president of ALJA
May
24

Journalists want Liberian task force dissolved

The Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas( ALJA), is recommending the dissolution of the Fonati Koffa Presidential Task Force recently set-up recently by Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to probe the damning Global Witness report, which linked some former and current officials of the Liberian government to bribery. ALJA in a press release issued on […]

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The Fifth Khalifa (Caliph), His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad delivers the keynote address at inauguration of the Mahmood Mosque 
Photo: mta.tv
May
22

Ahmadiyyas open 2nd mosque in Sweden

The leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Fifth Khalifa (Caliph), His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad has called on Ahmadi Muslims to practice what they  preach: that is peace, which is the center of Islam.  He spoke during a special program on May 14 to mark the inauguration of the newly-built Mahmood Mosque ( Mosque of the Praiseworthy) in Malmö, […]

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ecoparla5
May
22

‘Liberian economy suffered two major shocks’

Liberian Representative Edwin Snowe on told fellow West African sub -regional legislators and parliamentarians on Friday that the state of the Liberian economy has experienced two major shocks. He named them as the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and the decline in global commodities particularly, iron ore and rubber.  Rep. Snowne presented the Liberia Country Report […]

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From Left: 1st Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun of Nigeria; Speaker Moustapha Cisse Lo of Senegal & 3rd Deputy Speaker, Jefferson Karmoh of Liberia
May
19

ECOWAS Parliament seeks more power

The 2016 First Ordinary Session for the 4th Legislature of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) kicked off on Monday, at the International Conference Center in Abuja, Nigeria with calls for the enhancement of the powers of the body. The Speaker of the Parliament, Moustapha Cisse Lo, in his opening remarks, told his colleagues […]

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darpoh4
May
18

UK: Liberian stabbing victim out of coma

A 33-year-old Liberian man stabbed last month in London, the UK is now out of an induced coma after four weeks. Amara Darpoh Clarke was on April 18 stabbed multiple times by a neighbor, Lee Francis, after a commotion over a park space. “We are happy that he left coma last week and that things are progressing slowly,” Fidel C.T. Budy, secretary […]

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aed
May
17

Africa: entrepreneurship award enters 2nd round

The Group BMCE Bank of Africa announces the closing of Round 1 of the second edition of the African Entrepreneurship Award. The AEA is dedicated to inspire talented African entrepreneurs, or originating from Africa, by funding businesses using technologies that transcend borders to create jobs and improve lives. Round 1 opened in mid-February and closed […]

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Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström
May
16

Sweden to spend $163m on development in Liberia

Sweden has released a strategy for its development cooperation with Liberia focusing on  peacebuilding and state building. According to a release from the Swedish foreign ministry, the aim of the strategy “is to help strengthen Liberia’s public services and create the conditions for peaceful, inclusive and sustainable development.”                       “Activities are also to contribute to increased […]

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somal
May
15

Somalia and Somaliland restart dialogue

Somalia has made a $1 million donation to the drought-hit breakaway northwestern region of Somaliland, ahead of controversial talks between the two sides later this month to clarify their future relations. Mogadishu, far from one of the world’s flushest governments, has been quick to point out the donation was not designed to influence the talks in […]

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Ngafuan is a former foreign minister of Liberia
May
12

Ngafuan: How to lead wisely

Many individuals who have been moved by a particular speech or speeches I have delivered in the past have been privately requesting copies of the speech(es) for their own reading and enlightenment. I have therefore been graciously sharing my speeches, my poems, or some other intellectual property with scores of interested individuals upon request. But […]

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Cole says it is time for healing for victims of FGM
May
11

Sister Talk: Taking back the power

“I started seeing myself as a survivor and not a victim the day I took back the power my abusers had over me.”  Those are the words of Francess Cole, an outspoken survivor of female genital mutilation (FGM) and the Founder of Life After FGM. Life After FGM is hosting its first sister talk conference, […]

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