• 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

May
31

Lansana in fine form as Harnosand wins

Liberian midfielder Abraham Lansana is in fine form this season. He produced a scintillating  performance on Saturday to earn the match’s best player title as his club, Harnosand FF, earned  a crucial 1-0 win over leaders Team TGFF to move to the 6th spot in the Swedish second division football championship. ” I am very […]

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May
31

Norway: Two-thirds against child marrying a Muslim

Two thirds of Norwegians would react negatively if one of their children married a Muslim, according to the latest annual survey by Norway’s Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDI) The organisation’s annual barometer, released on Wednesday, reported that 58 percent of Norwegians surveyed said they would be unhappy about gaining a Muslim son-in-law or daughter-in-law. […]

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May
31

Health, education delivery essential to end poverty

A new funding plan to deliver basic health and education for everyone is essential to end extreme poverty, according to The ONE Campaign’s DATA Report 2015: “Putting the Poorest First,” which was launched Friday in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast in the margins of the African Development Bank Group Annual Meetings. If the new Global Goals that will […]

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May
29

Liberia, other African nations praised

The 101st African Caribbean and Pacific States Council of Ministers Conference opened Tuesday at the ACP-House in Brussesls, Belgium with commendations for Liberia for ending the scourge of Ebola and calls for support to Guinea and Sierra Leone as they fight to end the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in their respective countries. The President […]

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May
27

Nigeria celebrates ECOWAS’ 40th anniversary

Nigeria celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Monday by paying homage to the founding fathers and reflecting on the achievements and challenges of the regional body over the past four decades.   The event, whose theme was “Nigeria, ECOWAS Celebrating The Economics of Unity,” and held in the Nigerian capital, Abuja […]

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May
27

Finnish official: Sterilize African men

A deputy councillor in Finland’s capity city of Helsinki, wrote on his Facebook page on Tuesday that asylum seekers arriving in the country from Africa should not be allowed to have more than three children. Olli Sademies said male asylum seekers from the continent should therefore be forced to submit to sterilisations, according to Sademies. “African people continue […]

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May
26

More than a million face starvation in Mauritania

As the food security situation in Mauritania continues to deteriorate, aid workers say the next few months could be among the most difficult in years, particularly for those living in the southern and eastern parts of the country.  More than 1.3 million people nationwide are currently food insecure, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase […]

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May
25

Africa Day: Ideas for Africa

As we celebrate Africa Day, it gives me great pleasure to congratulate our continent for the remarkable vision it has had by embarking, decades ago, on a project aimed at achieving its unity. This year’s Africa Day coincides with the return to its headquarters of the prime institution of African Development -The African Development Bank […]

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May
25

Liberian ebola film wins international award

Al Jazeera’s Liberia: Living With Ebola was named Best Documentary at the inaugural Mohamed Amin Media Awards (MAMA) in Nairobi, Kenya last week. Launched by Africa24 Media and Mo Sound, MAMA honours “the best quality, most innovative content and rising platforms that are changing the face of Africa.” In Liberia: Living with Ebola, Sierra Leone’s […]

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May
24

Young Nigerian business owners meet

Over 1000 carefully selected entrepreneurs made up of young business owners residing in Nigeria and in the Diaspora will be meeting at the NAF Conference Centre in Abuja on the 3rd  – 4th  of August for the debut of the highly anticipated Young Nigerians CEO’s Conference and Exhibition 2015. The conference with the theme, “Promoting […]

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