• Cote d’Ivoire joins Arab-Africa trade program

    Wednesday, May 15, 2024

    The Arab Africa Trade Bridges Program (AATB) General Secretariat has announced the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire ( Ivory Coast) as a new member of the program. This strategic addition marks a significant step towards enhancing trade, economic cooperation, and regional integration between Africa and the Arab world. The AATB program has been very active in […]

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  • Harnessing gas to boost economic development

    Sunday, May 12, 2024

    Many African countries are harnessing gas and other cleaner and greener energies to drive their industrialization journey. African countries including Ghana and Nigeria are investing in gas infrastructure and promoting its utilization, and by extension are addressing energy poverty and environmental challenges. The Minister of Energy for Ghana Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, who recently confirmed […]

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  • AWIEF celebrates decade of women’s entrepreneurship

    Monday, May 6, 2024

    Celebrating a decade of impact, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) announces the AWIEF2024 Conference and Awards. This milestone event is scheduled for the 28th and 29th of November at South Africa’s Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), under the theme “Future for All: Collaborate for Growth. Solve Inequity. Act on Climate”. The AWIEF2024 conference will […]

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  • Liberia: Joseph Boakai, a president in need of help

    Sunday, May 5, 2024

    By Seltue Karweaye  Liberian President Joseph Nyumah Boakai has clocked 100 days in office. He took the oath of office on January 22. Commentators, analysts, political observers and politicians have busied themselves dissecting the president’s performance in office, particularly his major decisions and policy options. Many have also commented on the achievements recorded and the […]

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  • Adesina talks Sustainable Development Goals

    Monday, April 29, 2024

    African Development Bank Group President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina has emphasized the critical need for significantly increased financing to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at the Islamic Development Bank’s 50th anniversary celebrations in Riyadh, he highlighted a growing annual financial shortfall of $4 trillion, a gap that threatens to derail efforts to achieve the […]

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News

Jan
16

Canada-based philanthropist helps Liberian women group

By: Draper C. Tolborh Sr. Luke 6:38 says, “Give and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Canada-based Philanthropist krish Roopnarine lives by this Biblical principle. Roopnarine, a […]

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Jan
14

Global food crisis: Millions of young lives at risk

Five UN agencies on Thursday called for urgent action to protect millions of malnourished children in the 15 countries hardest hit by the unprecedented food and nutrition crisis. More than 30 million under-fives are suffering from wasting, or acute malnutrition, brought on by conflict, climate shocks, ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the rising costs of […]

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Jan
14

The case of Liberia’s western cluster iron ore deposits

By S. Karweaye Liberia is among the top iron ore-producing countries in Africa and has a potentially long future in the mining sector due to the under-exploration and current development of mining projects of global significance. Although the iron ore mining sector is a key component of national development, with 47 percent of total export […]

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Jan
12

UN wants re-think of social security for old people

The World Social Report 2023 calls for concrete measures to support the greying global population, amidst escalating pension and healthcare costs.  Population ageing is a defining global trend of our time, according to the study, published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).   Countries can reap the benefits by giving everyone the chance to […]

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Jan
8

New regulations for FIFA football agents

Following their approval by the FIFA Council in December, the new FIFA Football Agent Regulations (FFAR) will come into force on Monday, January 9, thus marking a landmark step towards the establishment of a fairer and more transparent football transfer system.  The new regulations introduce basic service standards for football agents and their clients, including a mandatory […]

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Jan
4

Namibia, Equatorial Guinea form energy partnership

Namibia, as an upcoming hydrocarbon producer, and Equatorial Guinea, as one of Africa’s top natural gas producers, have taken the lead towards positioning Africa as a globally competitive oil and gas producer, leveraging intra-African partnerships and cooperation to scale up the local workforce. Following sizable oil and gas discoveries made in Namibia in 2022, the […]

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Jan
2

Liberians urged to live as good residents of Sweden

On Sunday December 18, 2022, the president of the Liberia Swedish Association (LSA) David Ford conveyed an end-of-the-year message to members and well-wishers of the association. The full text of his message: As we are about to end another year and enter a new one, the leadership of the Liberian Swedish Association (LSA) would like […]

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Jan
1

N’dour urges Africans to celebrate heritage

As the highly anticipated 8th edition of the All-Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) tagged ‘Teranga Edition’ scheduled to hold in Dakar, Senegal on 12-15 January, draws nearer, Senegalese music legend Youssou N’dour has urged African stars to come together to collectively amplify the heritage of African music. The 63-year-old music maestro while lauding AFRIMA for hosting […]

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Dec
30

CAF President: Pele was a unique inspiration to Africa

Brazilian football superstar Pele, who has died at the age of 82, was “a unique inspiration to the African continent” who will “forever live in the hearts and minds of football lovers”, the continent’s football chief said on Friday. “His death is a huge loss for supporters and football fans,” said Patrice Motsepe, the president […]

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Dec
24

Africa pledges to improve food security

African Union Member States meeting recently in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast have called on governments to speed up investment, coordination and implementation of programs to improve nutrition and food security in Africa. African leaders gathered for a three-day meeting to draw attention to the 2022 African Union Year of Nutrition. The meeting ended with the signing […]

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