• Trudeau to address Canada-Africa business summit

    Sunday, October 24, 2021

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address the opening of a three-day virtual business summit organized by the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business which begins on October 26. ‘’The Prime Minister’s message will focus on Canadian efforts at home and on the African continent for the restart of African economies,’’ said Sebastian Spio-Garbrah, Chair of the […]

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  • Roopnarine: Making a difference from Canada

    Saturday, October 23, 2021

    By Draper C. Tolborh Sr. As the saying goes one person can make the difference, a native of Chase Village in Trinidad and Tobago, Krish Roopnarine is one of those individuals. He continues to leave an indelible mark by working in his garage every day in Brampton, Canada repairing walkers, wheelchairs, for shipment etc, to […]

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  • Young African entrepreneurs for Anzisha Fellowships

    Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    The Anzisha Prize has revealed their top 26 entrepreneurs for 2021. The entrepreneurs, who are between the ages of 18 and 22, will each receive more than US$5,000 in funding and more than US$15,000 worth of venture building support services over three years, which are aligned with the prestigious fellowship’s new structure of enabling young […]

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  • The birth defects of Liberia’s opposition collaboration

    Sunday, October 17, 2021

    By Abdoulaye Dukule Every living organ contains the germs of its own destruction. Liberia’s Collaboration of Political Party (CPP) is no exception, with the difference that it may have more than one such germs. The greatest impediment faced by CPP was the mistrust that characterized the relationship between the leaders of the parties. That mistrust […]

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  • Film festival for small-scale farmers

    Saturday, October 16, 2021

    Farmers across Africa and South America recently exhibited their fields, harvests, and agricultural knowledge through a film festival organized by the Collaborative Crop Research Programme (CCRP). The festival, “Films for agroecology by those in agroecology,” showcased short films shot by small-scale farmers. CCRP encourages farmers to tell their own stories, focusing on the plants and places with […]

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News

Dec
8

AU, ECOWAS beef up Ebola fight

Seventy four (74) Nigerian nurses and doctors arrived in Liberia on Friday to beef up the African Union’s Ebola response in Liberia.  The Nigerian healthcare workers,  predominantly female nurses, are to staff Ebola Treatment Units (ETU’s) in Liberia’s interior, where there are pockets of outbreak of the deadly disease. Major General Dr. Julius F. Oketta, […]

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Dec
7

Liberian opposition party defies presidential order

  The Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) considers Executive Order #65 issued by the President of Liberia as unconstitutional, arbitrary and counter-productive.  The CDC observes that an Executive Order cannot override or abrogate a provision of the constitution, except during a State of Emergency, which no longer exists.  Hence, her decision to issue an Executive Order […]

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Dec
6

Liberia: President’s son sues government

Montserrado County senatorial candidate Robert Allen Sirleaf Friday sued the Liberian Government for the issuance of Executive Order 65, prohibiting political rallies throughout Monrovia, the capital, in the wake of the Ebola crisis. The state-owned Liberia News Agency, quoting a special statement Mr. Sirleaf issued in Monrovia late Friday, said his Campaign had “directed its lawyers […]

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Dec
3

APC Scandinavia concerned about insecurity in Nigeria

The All Progressives Congress (APC) chapter in Scandinavia has described last Friday’s bomb attacks in the Nigerian city of Kano as a grim reminder of  the alarming level of insecurity in the West African country and another pointer that nobody is really safe anymore in Nigeria. Friday’s triple bombings at the city’s Central Mosque resulted into the deaths of […]

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Dec
3

Remembering a Liberian photo-journalist

Tuesday, November 25, 2014, marks exactly one year since our dear friend and sister, journalist Musue N. Haddad passed away at the nation’s Redemption Hospital located in New Kru Town, Bushrod Island, Monrovia. Musue, as she was affectionately known, didn’t have any known previous health problem. Thus, the sudden passing of the young, enterprising, and […]

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Dec
3

New information campaign to stop Ebola launched

At the Official Draw for the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations On Wednesday, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) joined football stars, celebrities, international health organizations and corporations to announce the launch of Africa United, a global health communications campaign aimed at preventing the spread of Ebola in West Africa. The campaign, which is […]

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Dec
2

Negative economic growth in Ebola-affected countries

The Ebola epidemic continues to cripple the economies of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, and is projected to result in negative or contracting growth in these countries next year as they work to eradicate the virus, according to an Ebola Economic Impact Update released today by the World Bank Group. The report comes as World […]

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Nov
30

Liberian midfielder looks toward a bright future

  Liberian footballer Dulee Johnson says he happy that the bad days are behind him and he is ready to move on with his career. The 30 year-old-midfielder, who plays for Romanian first division side CSMS Iasi, said ” I am a totally different person today. For me the most important thing is to stay away […]

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Nov
30

Tanzania will not evict Massai from their land

The government of United Republic of Tanzania has never had any plan to evict the Maasai people from their ancestral land as falsely reported by the media in recent days. The information circulated through the media outlets globally was misleading, malicious and meant to tarnish the image of our country and her international standing. The […]

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Nov
29

Why Robert Sirleaf will lose senatorial election

In most countries, the Ebola pandemic, which led to 3,016 Liberians dead, would prompt a time of national mourning. Leaders would cancel frivolous public appearances and political campaigning would be put on hold at least until the country is declare an  Ebola free country. But this is Liberia, and the politicians’ election shows must go on. […]

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