• Artificial Intelligence center to open in Africa

    Wednesday, December 2, 2020

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, Webb Fontaine has announced crucial investments into Africa with plans to open an Artificial Intelligence Research and Development (R&D) Center on the continent. The move aims to answer to an important demand by Governments globally, to implement AI-powered solution for Trade. The R&D Center was announced by Webb Fontaine founder and […]

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  • FIFA Secretary General talks at World Football Summit

    Monday, November 30, 2020

    FIFA’s Secretary General Fatma Samoura took part in the closing session of the World Football Summit Live today in a wide ranging discussion that covered disruption, wokeness and the impact of the FIFA Covid-19 Relief Plan on global football. In an interview led by South African broadcaster Carol Tshabalala, Fatma Samoura spoke about the effect the Covid-19 […]

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  • Sweden: Current measures to fight Covid-19

    Sunday, November 29, 2020

    This article is about the work of Sweden’s Ministry of Health and Social Affairs in response to the COVID-19 virus. It discusses the current measures in health and social care and health and social care staff. Maximum of eight participants should be normative for all of society The coming weeks are crucial to stop the […]

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  • Norway increases support for Ethiopian refugees

    Thursday, November 26, 2020

    “I am very concerned about the grave humanitarian consequences of the conflict in the Tigray region in Ethiopia. The civilian population has been severely affected, and thousands of people are being forced to flee every day,” says Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide. She adds, “Norway will provide approximately NOK 27 million (about […]

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  • Trial of Liberian war crimes suspect partially postponed

    Monday, November 23, 2020

    Switzerland’s Federal Criminal Court has announced that the trial of Liberian war crimes suspect Alieu Kosiah will be partially postponed until the beginning of next year – tentatively in February. The court has decided to only proceed with the preliminary questions and the hearing of the defendant from December 3 to December 11, 2020. The rest of the trial […]

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News

May
4

Coronavirus: Gbowee provides help to Liberians

On April 24 Liberian President George Weah announced an extension of the stay home order for impacted counties with the objective of stopping the spread of COVID-19 or coronavirus outbreak in the country. While these measures are necessary to halt the country’s pandemic, the socio-economic impact on vulnerable groups is excessively high with low-income communities […]

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May
3

Equatorial Guinea continues Year of Investment campaign

COVID-19 has slowed global trade, but Equatorial Guinea is not relenting in its drive for investment and downstream diversification, said the country’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima. Equatorial Guinea’s Year of Investment 2020 campaign continues to move ahead. “Definitely the Year of Investment is still very important,” said the Minister during […]

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May
2

EFLA launches Liberia coronavirus fund drive

The European Federation of Liberian Associations (EFLA) has started a humanitarian drive to reach out to the disadvantaged in and around Liberia’s capital, Monrovia. “As we all know that COVID-19 has impacted the lives of many of us in Europe and the world over, our fellow compatriots in Liberia are the ones who are vastly […]

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May
1

Liberia: First Lady donates 15,000 face masks

Liberia’s First Lady Clar Marie Weah has donated 15,000 pieces of face masks to the National Covid 19 Response Coordination Center, which is situated at the General Services Agency, in Monrovia. The donation, presented on Thursday, through Mrs. Weah’s Foundation, Clar Hope Foundation, seeks to boost ongoing efforts led by the Liberian government to curb […]

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May
1

Keep African free trade agreement on track

Ahead of the AU ministerial meeting on the 5-6th of May that will be discussing the trade response to Covid-19 and the state of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), a number of business leaders have signed a joint letter calling for ministers and Heads of State to ensure they stick to the deadline of July […]

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Apr
29

Swedish health minister on coronavirus response

Dear Director-General, excellencies, my name is Lena Hallengren and I am Minister for Health and Social Affairs in Sweden. Today, I am here with Johan Carlson, Director-General of the Public Health Agency of Sweden and Olivia Wigzell, Director-General of the National Board of Health and Welfare.  Thank you for the opportunity to brief you on Sweden’s […]

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Apr
27

Make the best out of Covid-19 pandemic

By Alexander Redd During this global COVID-19 pandemic, it is an opportunity to diligently commit to what we do best, our skillful labor in our homes. Even though we may have many tasks before us, our prayerful planning to enhance quality of our skills and abilities during this season of quarantine, is best investment of […]

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Apr
26

LSA Norrland: New leaders speak language of unity

The new chairman of the Liberian Swedish Association Norrland Branch (LSANB) says his goal is to promote unity in the organization. Ambrose Julue said his leadership will cooperate with the Stockholm headquarter of the LSA and other chapters in this regard. Julue spoke on April 19 during installation of new officials after elections conducted in […]

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Apr
25

TV: Dehkontee Artists’ peace lectures start next month

The Dehkontee Artists Theatre, Inc. (DATI) “Kukatonon Peace Project” debuts on local TV channels in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA) and on other worldwide cyber and social media channels on Monday, May 4 from 3-4 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time. The “Kukatonon Peace Project” is a cultural, historical, and educational lecture series that focuses on the peacebuilding […]

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Apr
23

Remittances to Africa expected to decline

Global remittances are projected to decline sharply by about 20 percent in 2020 due to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown. The projected fall, which would be the sharpest decline in recent history, is largely due to a fall in the wages and employment of migrant workers, who tend to be […]

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