Lansana in fine form as Harnosand wins

Liberian midfielder Abraham Lansana is in fine form this season. He produced a scintillating  performance on Saturday to earn the match’s best player title as his club, Harnosand FF, earned  a crucial 1-0 win over leaders Team TGFF to move to the 6th spot in the Swedish second division football championship. ” I am very […]

Norway: Two-thirds against child marrying a Muslim

Two thirds of Norwegians would react negatively if one of their children married a Muslim, according to the latest annual survey by Norway’s Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDI) The organisation’s annual barometer, released on Wednesday, reported that 58 percent of Norwegians surveyed said they would be unhappy about gaining a Muslim son-in-law or daughter-in-law. […]

Health, education delivery essential to end poverty

A new funding plan to deliver basic health and education for everyone is essential to end extreme poverty, according to The ONE Campaign’s DATA Report 2015: “Putting the Poorest First,” which was launched Friday in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast in the margins of the African Development Bank Group Annual Meetings. If the new Global Goals that will […]

Liberia, other African nations praised

The 101st African Caribbean and Pacific States Council of Ministers Conference opened Tuesday at the ACP-House in Brussesls, Belgium with commendations for Liberia for ending the scourge of Ebola and calls for support to Guinea and Sierra Leone as they fight to end the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in their respective countries. The President […]

Nigeria celebrates ECOWAS’ 40th anniversary

Nigeria celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Monday by paying homage to the founding fathers and reflecting on the achievements and challenges of the regional body over the past four decades.   The event, whose theme was “Nigeria, ECOWAS Celebrating The Economics of Unity,” and held in the Nigerian capital, Abuja […]

Finnish official: Sterilize African men

A deputy councillor in Finland’s capity city of Helsinki, wrote on his Facebook page on Tuesday that asylum seekers arriving in the country from Africa should not be allowed to have more than three children. Olli Sademies said male asylum seekers from the continent should therefore be forced to submit to sterilisations, according to Sademies. “African people continue […]

More than a million face starvation in Mauritania

As the food security situation in Mauritania continues to deteriorate, aid workers say the next few months could be among the most difficult in years, particularly for those living in the southern and eastern parts of the country.  More than 1.3 million people nationwide are currently food insecure, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase […]

Africa Day: Ideas for Africa

As we celebrate Africa Day, it gives me great pleasure to congratulate our continent for the remarkable vision it has had by embarking, decades ago, on a project aimed at achieving its unity. This year’s Africa Day coincides with the return to its headquarters of the prime institution of African Development -The African Development Bank […]

Liberian ebola film wins international award

Al Jazeera’s Liberia: Living With Ebola was named Best Documentary at the inaugural Mohamed Amin Media Awards (MAMA) in Nairobi, Kenya last week. Launched by Africa24 Media and Mo Sound, MAMA honours “the best quality, most innovative content and rising platforms that are changing the face of Africa.” In Liberia: Living with Ebola, Sierra Leone’s […]

Young Nigerian business owners meet

Over 1000 carefully selected entrepreneurs made up of young business owners residing in Nigeria and in the Diaspora will be meeting at the NAF Conference Centre in Abuja on the 3rd  – 4th  of August for the debut of the highly anticipated Young Nigerians CEO’s Conference and Exhibition 2015. The conference with the theme, “Promoting […]