Africa adopts protocol for rights of older people

Liberia and other African countries have adopted a protocol to protect the rights and improve the quality of life of the over 30 million older people living on the African continent. The Liberian Government joined other African governments to  adopt  the Protocol for the Rights of Older People in Africa during the recent 26th  African […]

International Women’s Day Speech by NPA Managing Director David Williams

Distinguished Platform Guests present, Special Invitees, Members and Executives of the Liberia Charter of the United Nations Women, Members of the Fourth Estates, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am very grateful to the almighty God for allowing us to see this historic day. I am also  grateful to the General Assembly of the United Nations for […]

Time for a woman to head UN, says NPA Boss

The orator of this year’s International Women’s Day celebration in Liberia has called on women the world over to strive for parity by ensuring that a female becomes the next United Nations (UN) Secretary General. Delivering the keynote address at the official indoor program commemorating the day held in Buchannan, Grand Bassa County, the Managing […]

Science must drive development in Africa

An unprecedented coalition of African and world leaders today convened at the first-ever Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering, issuing a joint call to action for increased investment and support for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in Africa. The event marks a historic first step in charting a new course for science-led development in Africa. […]

Sweden prolongs internal border controls

The Swedish Government on Thursday decided to prolong internal border controls again, from 10 March up to and including 8 April. The government’s assessment is that the conditions on which the earlier decisions were taken still apply. “Europe has not managed to maintain its external borders. Until we see a joint European solution, Sweden will […]

Southern Africa talks energy, infrastructure

Gigawatt Mozambique announced last week a $200-million investment into Mozambique’s power sector, alongside several global stakeholders including Standard Bank and the World Bank, amongst many others.  The investment will assist in harnessing Mozambique’s natural-gas resources, which will further benefit many of Mozambique’s neighbours in the southern Africa region.   This – along with several other projects in the SADC region – will be presented […]

Liberia: A call for prayer

Liberians are living in one of the most perilous periods in history. We see more crime and corruption, and the effects of growing indifference toward the things of God. However, there is always hope because of our Lord’s faithful promises; writes Dr. Alex Redd. It is only when we seek God, turn from our sinful […]

Senegal hosts global science forum

In less than a week, the first global forum for science on African soil will take place in Dakar, Senegal, from 8-10 March. The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) has launched a global call for support for Africa’s scientific and technological emergence. The Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering 2016, Africa’s premiere global science and technology forum is […]

Sweden’s 5-year development plan in Liberia

The Swedish Government has decided on a new development cooperation strategy with Liberia for the next five years from 2016 to 2020, amounting to about US$160 million. Swedish Ambassador Lena Nordstrom disclosed that the development cooperation includes support to building feeder roads, the decentralization process and County Service Center as well as the fight against […]

SimbaPay expands in Europe

SimbaPay, a leading digital money transfer provider, has expanded its instant Africa money transfer service to five  new EU countries. The new countries are France, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Spain. This follows a pilot that has been running for 3 months in the new EU countries. Africans living in these EU countries will now be able […]