• 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

Sep
25

Sirleaf prioritizes ECOWAS reform

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says one of her key priorities as the chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is to reform the regional body in line with a decision by its highest decision-making body, the Authority of Heads of State and Government. The Liberian Leader made the remarks when she […]

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Sep
24

Ihezie Foundation donates 100,000 books to Liberia

A United Kingdom (UK)-based charity, Ihezie Foundation, through its Book Relief Africa program, has donated 100,000 textbooks to Liberia’s education ministry. The donation was made recently through the office of the West African nation’s Vice President Amb. joseph Nyumah Boakai. Ihezie foundation’s chair Aloysius Ihezie informed partners and beneficiaries that the books are assembled based on the UK’s supervised and approved […]

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Sep
22

South Africa’s small-scale fishers try to turn the tide

The sea seethes and bubbles when the snoek are “running” off Lamberts Bay in South Africa’s Northern Cape. It seems almost as soon as the line and hook is in the water, there’s a half-metre fish on the end of it. Wilfred Gonzalves says he caught 285 in 30 minutes in April, his two-man crew […]

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Sep
19

Pastor: Liberia needs spiritual leader

The senior pastor of the Life Center Church in Monrovia,says  “Liberia needs a spiritual leader who will help transform the country.” Pastor Folley Karpeh told a local radio show in the Liberian capital on Thursday that “there is no law without spirituality and leaders should understand what it means to lead a nation.” According to Karpeh, […]

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Sep
18

Only a just society can heal apartheid’s wounds

Only a new economic system leading to fewer injustices and divisions among people can heal South African society. This is the view of the Sweden-based Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) guest professor Tim Murithi, who is otherwise based at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town, South Africa. After the ending of apartheid, the Truth […]

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Sep
15

Welfare contributes to an inclusive society

“Welfare makes it possible for people with disabilities to be included in society,” said Åsa Regnér, the minister with responsibility for disability issues, as she represented the Swedish Government at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro on 7–9 September.    The 2016 Paralympics are being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 7–18 September 2016. These […]

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Sep
13

Veep Boakai wants Liberian ownership of economy

Liberia’s Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai Sr. has asked Liberians to take full ownership of the country and its economy by venturing into different types of businesses across the country. Serving on Wednesday, September 7 as chief launcher of Nobel Liberia Limited, a multifaceted financial institutition, Vice President Boakai indicated that when this is done, Liberians will […]

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Sep
13

Two refugee summits in New York

It’s billed as a potential “game-changer” for refugee protection and the rights of migrants, but what can we really expect from the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants taking place in New York next Monday? And is US President Barack Obama’s Leaders’ Summit on Refugees likely to deliver substantial new commitments on refugee resettlement and funding? […]

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Sep
11

Mills Jones speaks about who a leader should be

2017 is just around the corner and the fact that Nimba County is second only to Montserrado County in term of voting population is not lost on politicians aspiring for the Liberian presidency. So we are the ones everyone wants to talk to as the countdown begins towards the 2017 general election; Nvasekie Konneh writes. So, fresh […]

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Sep
8

Good news for 300,000 West African farmers

Impact investing pioneer Root Capital announced today at the African Green Revolution Forum a new partnership with The MasterCard Foundation that will help raise incomes for over 300,000 smallholder farmers in West Africa. The foundation has committed $5.2 million to Root Capital over five years to support early-stage agricultural businesses that generate transformational impact in rural […]

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