• Sweden tackles most serious effects of no-deal Brexit

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    In a memorandum, proposals are presented that aim to counter the most serious consequences of a no-deal Brexit for United Kingdom nationals currently living and working in Sweden. The proposals will only become relevant should the UK leave the European Union without an agreement on transition regulations being in place. The proposals in the memorandum […]

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  • NABA begins 2019 with a look at Africa’s business future

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    The Norwegian-African Business Association (NABA) is beginning the new year with a look into the future- what will happen in Africa this year. For the organization, which has 126 member-companies operating in 44 African countries, first off is a members’ meeting on January 24 in Oslo, Norway focus on providing updates for business, politics and […]

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  • The problem with Liberian public education

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    There is a popular saying that religion has no place in public schools or any other public sphere. This idea is propagated under the guise of “the separation of church and state.” This false notion has influenced Liberian state education, and it has subjected itself to purge religious literacy out of public school learning curriculum, […]

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  • 27 days of fast and prayer in Gothenburg

    Sunday, January 13, 2019

    A 27-day fast and prayer program organized by the Family Worship Center (FWC) in Gothenburg, Sweden kicked off on January 7 with the aim to seek the face of God in the new year. FWC’s Pastor Ola Oluayo told Nordic Africa News that “it is a new year and we believe that we don’t have […]

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  • Sweden: Eritrean striker Goitom remains AIK captain

    Friday, January 11, 2019

    Eritrean international Henok Goitom will stay on as captain of newly-crowned Swedish football champions, AIK. After taking over as skipper last season, the Eritrean striker led AIK to its first Allsvenskan win since 2009, scoring 12 times in the campaign to be the club’s top markman. The 34-year-old was rewarded with a new contract which […]

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News

Aug
4

The Liberian access to justice movement

When we first began working on documenting war crimes and representing victims in their quest for justice in 2012, my team and I stayed largely undercover. Nobody in Liberia knew what we were doing. We wanted to quietly document crimes and build case files without anybody knowing about our work and potentially trying to hinder […]

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Aug
3

Turay in scoring form in Swedish football league

Sierra Leonean striker Mohammed Buya Turay has been in top form since the resumption of Sweden’s premier football championship, the Allsvenskan, after the World Cup. Turay was on target last weekend as his struggling side Dalkurd lost 3-1 to Sirius. He scored in the 48th minute as Dalkurd remained at the bottom. That goal was […]

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Aug
1

Gains of UN Security Council under Swedish presidency

As President of the UN Security Council, Sweden has been responsible for the Security Council’s very broad agenda and led its intensive day-to-day work. The Security Council’s primary purpose is to maintain international peace and security, and Sweden has contributed to these efforts by focusing on results, dialogue and inclusive leadership. Sweden assumed the presidency […]

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Jul
30

Bringing clean water, lighting to poor communities

Innovation: Africa (iA), a non-profit organisation, and Bayport Management Ltd, a multinational financial services provider with a strong presence in Tanzania, are proud to announce that they have formed a partnership to help communities across Africa to improve their living conditions through access to clean water and lighting. iA has already implemented 18 solar systems […]

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Jul
30

ALJA pans ‘ploy’ to impeach supreme court justice

The Association of the Liberian Journalists in the Americas (ALJA) is calling on the Liberia National Legislature, especially the House of Representatives to disengage immediately from the ploy to impeach Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh as such an action does not serve the best interest of the country at this critical time. The US-based association in […]

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Jul
29

Researchers find new Ebola virus in Sierra Leone

A new Ebola virus has been found in bats in Sierra Leone, two years after the end of an outbreak that killed over 11 000 across West Africa, the government said on Thursday. It is not yet known whether the new Bombali species of the virus – which researchers say could be transmitted to humans […]

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Jul
27

Sweden asks for more help to fight forest fires

The Swedish Government on Thursday decided to allow the the Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) to request international assistance from countries not included in the EU’s Civil Protection Mechanism to fight the ongoing forest fires in Sweden. For a limited period, from 26 July to10 August 2018, the MSB may request international assistance for rescue operations […]

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Jul
26

Group wants $25m stimulus spread to all districts

While applauding President George M. Weah for announcing the infusion of $25m into the Liberian economy in recognition of the dreaded economic pains majority of the population is feeling, the Emancipation Movement of Liberia (EMOL) is calling for the money to be infused through Administrative District Economic Initiatives and Sustenance Projects (ADEISP) that will include […]

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Jul
25

New report: Mauritius is Africa’s wealthiest country

The island nation of Mauritius has set itself apart as the wealthiest country on the African continent on a per capita basis. Over the past 10 years (2007 to 2017) total wealth held in Mauritius has risen by 195% (in US$ terms), making it the fastest growing wealth market in Africa and one of the […]

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Jul
24

BRICS business leaders gather in South Africa

More than 1000 delegates from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) will gather at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg tomorrow, Wednesday, 25 July 2018 for the BRICS Business Forum which will takes place as part of the 10th BRICS Summit. The Heads of State of the BRICS countries will preside over the […]

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