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 […]

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 […]

Boko Haram disrupts life in Cameroon

It’s becoming more and more difficult to find food in Cameroon’s Far North region, residents say, not only because the annual lean season is underway, but insecurity caused by Boko Haram has severely disrupted farming and cross-border trade. As many as 180,000 people in the region could be at risk of an acute food crisis […]

UN Sec Gen concerned about Burundi situation

The Secretary-General is gravely concerned by developments in Burundi since the announcement of the electoral candidacy of President Nkurunziza and especially in the aftermath of the 13 May declaration of a coup d’état. The Secretary-General condemns attempts to oust elected governments by military force. He appeals for strict respect of Burundi’s Constitution as well as […]

Amb. Nyenabo presents credentials to EU, Belgium

Liberia’s Ambassador to European Union (EU) Isaac W. Nyenabo today presented his Letters of Credence to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk. The ceremony was held at the President’s Salon at the Justus Lipsius Building, Rue de la Loi in Brussels, Belgium.   Ambassador Nyenabo extended, on behalf of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, to the […]

E. Guinea, China sign investment agreements

  Equatorial Guinea has announced the signing of multiple memoranda of understanding on April 30 with Chinese companies covering large areas of cooperation in the electricity and industrial sectors. The agreements were made during the Equatorial Guinea-Asia Economic Forum, hosted by the Government of Equatorial Guinea at the Shangri-La Hotel, in Dalian, China. The economic forum […]

Ambassador Nyenabo wants Africa’s growth supported

Liberia’s Ambassador to Belgium,the Netherlands, Luxemburg and the European Union, Isaac W. Nyenabo has called on African ambassadors and diplomats working in Belgium to remain supportive of all programs of the continent. Ambassador Nyenabo said African diplomats must begin to galvanize support and mobilize resources that will help in the development of the African continent by […]

Farmers make more money with eco-farming

More money for small scale farmers with ecological farming – this is the message contained in a Greenpeace Africa report released in Nairobi today. The report, entitled Fostering economic resilience: The Financial Benefits of Ecological Farming in Kenya and Malawi, marks the start of Greenpeace Africa’s campaign for ecological farming in East Africa. The report […]