• Sweden: sLim Prince releases new song

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    Nigerian/Swedish singer sLim Prince over the weekend released his second solo single “Min Boboh”.   Released by the record company Same Plate Music (Captain Röds), the song is the fourth release of the company in a short time.   “Min Boboh” comes as second single after debut single “Top tonight.” Artist sLim Prince, who is also […]

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  • Cuttington University alumni stage awards night

    Monday, March 20, 2017

    Several prominent Liberians will be honored on April 29 when the Cuttington University Alumni Association in the Americas (CUAAA) holds its first annual Ambassador Jeremiah C. Sulunteh Academic Achievement Awards. The program will be held at the Crofton Country Club in Crofton, Maryland, USA.   CUAAA President Glendy Junius-Reeves said the honorees are divided into three categories.    She noted that the officials of the association voted […]

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  • EMOL urges Liberian voters to put country first

    Sunday, March 19, 2017

    The Emancipation Movement of Liberia (EMOL) is urging all eligible Liberian voters to vote for legacy-driven candidates who put country first and have the interests of the Liberian people at heart. EMOL is an advocacy and empowerment non-profit and non-partisan peace building organization established by Liberians at home and the United States two years ago. […]

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  • How hackers take over social media accounts

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    Check Point Software Technologies researchers today revealed a new vulnerability on WhatsApp & Telegram’s online platforms – WhatsApp Web & Telegram Web – two of the world’s most popular messaging services.   By exploiting this vulnerability, attackers could completely take over user accounts, and access victims’ personal and group conversations, photos, videos and other shared […]

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  • EU leaders discuss economy and migration

    Monday, March 13, 2017

    When EU leaders gathered at a meeting of the European Council on 9 March, the economic situation in the EU was discussed. The agenda also included the situation in the western Balkans and migration issues with a focus on the situation in Libya. The European Council re-elected Donald Tusk to the position of President. Sweden […]

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News

Oct
12

Liberia has made gains in education, says minister

Tremendous gains have been made over the years by Liberian education authorities, an assistant minister has noted. Assistant Education Minister for Teachers’ Education, Advertus Wright serving as a panelist at programs marking the observance of World Teachers’ Day held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, said Liberia graduated from a point where teachers training, morale and […]

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Oct
11

Ugandan to head Rotary International

Samuel “Sam” Owori of Kampala, Uganda was Wednesday confirmed president-nominee of Rotary International – a humanitarian service organization that unites leaders committed to improving lives and bringing positive, lasting change to communities around the world.As a member of the Rotary Club Kampala, Uganda for 38 years, Owori says, “Rotary has become a way of life for me […]

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Oct
9

Positive outlook for hotels in Africa

Investor sentiment for hotels in Sub-Saharan Africa remains positive despite economic headwinds in key markets, according to the latest JLL research into the sector. The long-term outlook continues to be strong and is driven by positive economic, demographic and tourism trends, with all indicators pointing to continued hotel demand growth as the region’s economy and hotel […]

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Oct
8

Mali’s stability at risk, says UN peacekeeping chief

Citing a lack of progress on the peace process in Mali, the United Nations peacekeeping chief today warned that the UN mission there would not be able to fully carry out its mandate as long as the signatories to the peace agreement do not resolutely engage in its implementation. “If the relative respite in recent […]

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Oct
6

Liberia: Five parliamentary seats alloted for women

Women’s rights activists in Liberia on Friday, September 30 welcomed a new law creating parliamentary seats reserved for women, young people and people with disabilities, in a country where women are poorly represented in politics despite having a female leader. Liberia’s House of Representatives on Thursday, September 29 passed the Equal Representation and Participation Bill, creating five […]

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Oct
5

FIFA boss wants 48-team World Cup

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has proposed expanding the World Cup finals to 48 teams – after initially suggesting he wanted to boost it to 40. According to the 46-year-old Italian, 16 countries would be eliminated after a preliminary knockout round. The rest of the tournament would then be the same as it is now, with […]

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Oct
2

A man with a passion for national service

Richmond Mohamed Konneh is driven by his passion for education for which no sacrifice is too big or two small. Almost going to two years now he relocated to Liberia to take the position of director for special and inclusive education at the Ministry of Education. It took him eight months of going to work […]

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Sep
30

Taylor-linked war crimes suspect dies in Belgian jail

Michel Desaedeleer, a businessman of dual citizenship (Belgian and American) accused of war crimes died Wednesday in prison in Belgium. He was arrested in August 2015 based on allegations that he had committed the war crimes of inhuman and degrading treatment and pillage as well as the crime against humanity of enslavement through his participation in […]

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Sep
28

A look at Liberia’s new maternity law

I had a conversation recently with someone who is expecting her first child and she was curious as to what Liberian law allowed as it related to pregnancy leave; Brenda Brewer Moore writes. This had me thinking, that many people, both employees and employers, may not be aware of the changes in the law regarding maternity […]

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Sep
27

Africa’s innovation prize enters 6th year

The  African Innovation Foundation (AIF), driver of The Innovation Prize of Africa (IPA) on Tuesday announced the launch of the sixth edition of the IPA awards by calling for applications to the prestigious competition. The competition once again offers Africa’s top crop of innovators a share in a grand prize of US$150 000 and additional scalable entrepreneurial opportunities. Enterprises and […]

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