Bringing clean water, lighting to poor communities

Innovation: Africa (iA), a non-profit organisation, and Bayport Management Ltd, a multinational financial services provider with a strong presence in Tanzania, are proud to announce that they have formed a partnership to help communities across Africa to improve their living conditions through access to clean water and lighting. iA has already implemented 18 solar systems […]

ALJA pans ‘ploy’ to impeach supreme court justice

The Association of the Liberian Journalists in the Americas (ALJA) is calling on the Liberia National Legislature, especially the House of Representatives to disengage immediately from the ploy to impeach Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh as such an action does not serve the best interest of the country at this critical time. The US-based association in […]

Researchers find new Ebola virus in Sierra Leone

A new Ebola virus has been found in bats in Sierra Leone, two years after the end of an outbreak that killed over 11 000 across West Africa, the government said on Thursday. It is not yet known whether the new Bombali species of the virus – which researchers say could be transmitted to humans […]

Sweden asks for more help to fight forest fires

The Swedish Government on Thursday decided to allow the the Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) to request international assistance from countries not included in the EU’s Civil Protection Mechanism to fight the ongoing forest fires in Sweden. For a limited period, from 26 July to10 August 2018, the MSB may request international assistance for rescue operations […]

Group wants $25m stimulus spread to all districts

While applauding President George M. Weah for announcing the infusion of $25m into the Liberian economy in recognition of the dreaded economic pains majority of the population is feeling, the Emancipation Movement of Liberia (EMOL) is calling for the money to be infused through Administrative District Economic Initiatives and Sustenance Projects (ADEISP) that will include […]

New report: Mauritius is Africa’s wealthiest country

The island nation of Mauritius has set itself apart as the wealthiest country on the African continent on a per capita basis. Over the past 10 years (2007 to 2017) total wealth held in Mauritius has risen by 195% (in US$ terms), making it the fastest growing wealth market in Africa and one of the […]

BRICS business leaders gather in South Africa

More than 1000 delegates from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) will gather at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg tomorrow, Wednesday, 25 July 2018 for the BRICS Business Forum which will takes place as part of the 10th BRICS Summit. The Heads of State of the BRICS countries will preside over the […]

Liberian debate team faces money problems in Croatia

The Liberian team taking part in the World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC) in Croatia is experiencing hard times financially, says the executive director of Youth for Change (YOC), the organization which holds national school debates in Liberia. Speaking to Nordic Africa News over the weekend, Alex Devine said his organization is currently looking around for […]

Tourism, construction support development

From infrastructure and communication to food production and transport, tourism and construction play key roles in a circular economy framework that supports sustainable development. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), together with the Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme of the One Planet Network, addressed this challenge during the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development […]

Global luxury house competition opens are opening their competition to win a 2.3 million pound UK mansion to participants around the world making it the first global luxury house competition. The country mansion is in Devon, England, two hours drive from London and only 25 minutes from the beautiful and historic Devonshire coast. The mansion comes with all the […]