• Sweden: sLim Prince releases new song

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    Nigerian/Swedish singer sLim Prince over the weekend released his second solo single “Min Boboh”.   Released by the record company Same Plate Music (Captain Röds), the song is the fourth release of the company in a short time.   “Min Boboh” comes as second single after debut single “Top tonight.” Artist sLim Prince, who is also […]

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  • Cuttington University alumni stage awards night

    Monday, March 20, 2017

    Several prominent Liberians will be honored on April 29 when the Cuttington University Alumni Association in the Americas (CUAAA) holds its first annual Ambassador Jeremiah C. Sulunteh Academic Achievement Awards. The program will be held at the Crofton Country Club in Crofton, Maryland, USA.   CUAAA President Glendy Junius-Reeves said the honorees are divided into three categories.    She noted that the officials of the association voted […]

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  • EMOL urges Liberian voters to put country first

    Sunday, March 19, 2017

    The Emancipation Movement of Liberia (EMOL) is urging all eligible Liberian voters to vote for legacy-driven candidates who put country first and have the interests of the Liberian people at heart. EMOL is an advocacy and empowerment non-profit and non-partisan peace building organization established by Liberians at home and the United States two years ago. […]

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  • How hackers take over social media accounts

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    Check Point Software Technologies researchers today revealed a new vulnerability on WhatsApp & Telegram’s online platforms – WhatsApp Web & Telegram Web – two of the world’s most popular messaging services.   By exploiting this vulnerability, attackers could completely take over user accounts, and access victims’ personal and group conversations, photos, videos and other shared […]

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  • EU leaders discuss economy and migration

    Monday, March 13, 2017

    When EU leaders gathered at a meeting of the European Council on 9 March, the economic situation in the EU was discussed. The agenda also included the situation in the western Balkans and migration issues with a focus on the situation in Libya. The European Council re-elected Donald Tusk to the position of President. Sweden […]

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News

Jan
28

Remembering the Holocaust

Hédi Fried, author and Auschwitz survivor, wrote: “Can anyone say when something begins? Grains of sand are added to grains of sand, and before you know it there is a pile of sand in front of you.” Today (January 27) is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, when we remember one of humanity’s greatest crimes against itself. But […]

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Jan
24

Investour: developing tourism in Africa

INVESTOUR, a unique platform that brings together tourism businesses from Africa, Europe and the rest of the world on an annual basis has convened more than 20 African Ministers of Tourism at FITUR, the Spanish Tourism Fair. The initiative, now in its 8th edition, took place on 19 January in a joint initiative of the World […]

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Jan
22

Zimbabwean striker on trial with Swedish club

  Zimbabwean striker Junior Zindoga landed in Sweden on Sunday morning for trials with top football side, Djurgarden.   The 18-year-old has captured the interest of the sporting director Bosse Andersson and now he is in Stockholm to see whether he can get a deal. “He is a forward who will be here for a while and audition with […]

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Jan
21

Liberian war-time drama to hit California stage

An award-winning play set in Liberia is slated to start showing from March  7-19 at the Curran theatre in San Francisco, California, the USA. ‘Eclipsed’ is the story of five extraordinary women brought together by upheaval in their homeland of Liberia. They forge a close-knit community, one that inspires them to feats of increasingly greater strength. Written in […]

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Jan
19

Sustained growth in international tourism

    2016 was the seventh consecutive year of sustained growth following the 2009 global economic and financial crisis. A comparable sequence of uninterrupted solid growth has not been recorded since the 1960s. As a result, 300 million more international tourists travelled the world in 2016 as compared to the pre-crisis record in 2008. International […]

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Jan
17

A golden opportunity for an African journalist

African Press Organization (APO), the press release distribution service dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, and the global leader in media relations related to Africa and Middle East, will award one African journalist with a round trip ticket and accommodation to cover the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM)  – one of the world’s largest events […]

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Jan
16

Male circumcision bad for urinary tract

New research from Denmark shows that circumcised boys have a higher risk of developing urinal tract issues – particularly meatus stenosis, an abnormal narrowing of the urethral opening. According to the research, compiled by Morten Frisch and Jacob Simonsen from the State Serum Institute (SSI), circumcised boys have a 26 times higher chance of developing […]

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Jan
15

10 Nordic-based African players in Cup of Nations

  Ten of the players featuring in the Total African Cup of Nations, which began Saturday with hosts Gabon drawing 1-1 against debutants Guinea Bissau, ply their trade in the Nordic countries.   Ivory Coast is putting up a defense of its crown with a team made of goalkeeper Sayouba Mande from Norweigan club Stabek while Guinea Bissau’s Francisco Santos Junior plays […]

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Jan
14

Finland: Illegal immigrants create security concerns

  Unsuccessful asylum seekers who choose to stay in the country illegally have raised concerns among security authorities in Finland, reveals Päivi Nerg, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of the Interior.   She added in an interview with Helsingin Sanomat that unsuccessful asylum seekers who disappear before returning to their country of origin are a […]

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Jan
12

World Bank predicts global economic growth

Global economic growth is forecast to accelerate moderately to 2.7 percent in 2017 after a post-crisis low last year as obstacles to activity recede among emerging market and developing economy commodity exporters, while domestic demand remains solid among emerging and developing commodity importers, the World Bank said in a report released on Tuesday. Growth in […]

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