• Sweden adopts measures against racism, hate crimes

    Tuesday, March 2, 2021

    The Swedish Government has adopted several measures against racism, similar forms of hostility and hate crime. Several of the measures are being carried out within the context of the national plan against racism, similar forms of hostility and hate crime, which the government adopted in 2016. The plan takes an integrated approach and comprises strategies […]

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  • Kudos to our graduates but where are the jobs?

    Monday, March 1, 2021

    By Seltue Karweaaye According to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Liberia has a population of 4.5 million people, and 64 percent of the population lives in poverty. More than 60 percent of the population is under 25. One depressing reality in virtually every Liberian family is the sight of adults in their late 20s, […]

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  • Family Worship Center outlines plans

    Thursday, February 25, 2021

    Calvary Greetings to everyone and Happy New Year in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.  I welcome you to our year of HONOR. Our scripture for the year: “Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, declares: ‘I promised that members of your family would minister before me forever.’ But now the Lord declares: ‘Far […]

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  • Sweden’s Foreign Policy Statement for 2021

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    Mr Speaker, I want to begin this year’s Statement of Foreign Policy by saying something that is obvious to us all. Politics matters. This year marks 100 years since women were first able to exercise their right to vote in a parliamentary election. This was the milestone that made Sweden a democracy. Democracy is something […]

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  • FIFA, AU launch African schools football competition

    Monday, February 22, 2021

    FIFA and the African Union have agreed to launch a schools football competition following a meeting in Kinshasa between FIFA President Gianni Infantino and the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Félix Tshisekedi, who is also the current Chairperson of the African Union (AU). The two presidents, who had initiated discussions last week […]

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News

Jul
12

Bestman honored for services to Liberia

The Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Dr. Joseph Mills Jones says Liberia will remain grateful to John G. Bestman after 11 years of services at to the bank. “His work and sacrifices offer to the banking sector and Liberia at large help significantly for the institution,” Dr. Jones said. Dr. Jones made […]

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Jul
12

Norwegian firm to build solar power plant in Mali

An historic agreement to build, own and operate West Africa’s first utility-scale solar power plant was signed on Friday by Norwegian company Scatec Solar and its partners, the Malian Ministry of Energy and Water and Electricité du Mali (EDM), the electricity utility of Mali. To be located near the ancient city of Segou in South-East Mali, 240 […]

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Jul
8

Liberian war crimes suspect remains in custody

There are reliable reports that Switzerland’s attorney general has extended, until September, the detention of Alieu Kosiah, a Liberian held on war crimes, because criminal proceedings against him are still continuing. Nathalie Guth of the attorney general’s office however told Nordic Africa News in a recent email that “We can confirm, at this stage, that the criminal proceedings are still ongoing with […]

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Jul
7

Ugandan kids born of war face huge challenges

Actual combat may have ended almost a decade ago in northern Uganda, but for many women abducted by the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army and the children they conceived in captivity, the war is far from over. Sexual exploitation, beatings, stigmatization and community rejection, lack of medical care and education, and deprivation of land rights are […]

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Jul
5

Swedish coastguard ship rescues refugees

A Swedish Coastguard ship today took onboard over 300 refugees, including 35 women and children, who were lost at sea, and brought them to Italy.               Word came that a refugee boat was lost at sea, and after some hours a Danish reconnaissance craft found it, and Poseidon was the closest ship, and able to reach […]

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Jul
4

US report criticizes Liberian media

The U.S Department of State has criticized the Liberian media for compromising professional ethics in their coverage and reportage of events in the country. In its 2014 Country Report on Human Rights in Liberia, the US State Department noted that newspaper publishers commonly accept fees to publish press releases or other favorable articles. The report indicated that […]

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Jul
4

Nigeria: Unholy alliance of Saraki and Dogora with PDP

Nigeria’s 8th Senate and Assembly is currently undergoing crises, due to what is attributed to as “civilian coup” orchestrated by Senator Bukola Saraki and Hon. Yakubu Dogora. The manner and scenario which led to the emergence of Senator Bukola Saraki and Hon. Dogora as the Senate President and Speaker respectively, questions their loyalty to the All […]

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Jul
3

Good prospects for West African agriculture

West Africa has unprecedented opportunities for agricultural growth, but making the most of them will require more effective regional integration, says a new report by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). To be competitive with large global […]

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Jul
2

Kanvee Adams leads Liberia to Kora Music Awards

Liberia’s multiple-award winning Gospel musical star Ambassador Kanvee Gains Adams has finally achieved one of her dreams of pathing the way for her fellow Liberian artists to participate at an international award ceremony.  The all-time favorite Liberian Gospel music singer will lead her compatriots to this year’s KORA Awards, the first time ever in the […]

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Jul
2

Mobile technology promotes African business

With smartphone penetration ramping up across Africa, the continent’s businesses have an opportunity to use mobile technology to become more efficient, productive, and responsive in the way they do business. According to the Ericsson Mobility Report for 2015,  there were more than 910 million mobile subscriptions in Africa by the first quarter of 2015. A […]

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