• 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
11

SAS among world’s safest airlines

The annual report from Airline Ratings has rated the Scandinavian airline SAS as being among the safest airlines in the skies. The report, which ranked 425 airlines from around the world, had SAS among the 20 safest airlines. “We are really pleased and proud that we are in the top 20 safest airlines in the […]

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Jan
9

Over 50 entries for African enterpreneurship award

More than 50 projects from 13 African countries were submitted as entries for the African Finance and Investment (AFIF) Entrepreneurship award with the winner to be announced in February.   EMRC and Rabobank, which are the organizers and sponsors of the award,  are evaluating the projects and will announce the top four and five this week, Ines Marques, senior […]

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Jan
7

Senegal diaspora granted 15 seats in parliament

Representatives from Senegal’s diaspora will be granted almost 10% of seats in parliament, lawmakers said on Tuesday, underlining the key role that migrants play in the west African nation’s economy. More than half a million Senegalese live outside their homeland, sending back more than $1.64bn a year in remittances to their families, according to International […]

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Jan
7

Liberia could return to war- CRS survey

Half of all Liberians think their West African nation could plunge back into conflict more than a decade after civil war ended, due to widespread corruption and rows over land, an aid agency said on Thursday. Systemic corruption in the public sector, disputes over landownership and high rates of youth unemployment were cited by Liberians […]

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Jan
6

African ministers to debate opportunities in tourism

More than 20 ministers of tourism from Africa will debate the opportunities that the sector can bring to the continent at the Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa (INVESTOUR) which will be held during the International Tourism Fair in Spain (FITUR) from January 18-24. INVESTOUR will focus on the role of sustainable tourism to foster social inclusion and […]

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Jan
3

Sweden takes its seat on UN Security Council

Sweden’s non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council has begun. In January, Sweden will also hold the Security Council presidency. This comes at a time marked by many complex conflicts. Syria continues to be a nightmare. Tensions in our neighbourhood have increased. The EU and the UN, established in the post-war period to maintain peace, […]

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Jan
3

Gospel music: Praise Party in Gothenburg

A blend of African and Swedish gospel singers will rock the House of Gospel in Gothenburg, Sweden’s 3rd largest city, on January 28 in a New Year Praise party.   Ulf and Asa Nomark, Samuel Matéga and Motun Benson are billed to perform at the show. Other artists set to thrill the audience are  Dupeola, Focus Kids, […]

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Dec
31

Nigerian Senate pushes for diaspora vote

The Nigerian Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs is pushing for Diaspora voting in the coming general elections in 2019, Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Sen. Monsurat Sunmonu has said. Sunmonu told the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York on Thursday that giving franchise to Nigerians abroad would give the […]

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Dec
29

Denmark to send Somali refugees back home

The Danish immigration service is currently investigating the possibility of sending about 100 Somali quota refugees back to their home country. Quota refugees are vulnerable people in need of international protection who are selected by the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, for resettling in a third country. Eva Singer, the head of the asylum and repatriation department […]

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Dec
25

Spain to host global forum on gastronomy tourism

The World Tourism Organization Headquarters in Madrid, Spain, hosted Tuesday the presentation of the 3rd UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism. The event will be held in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, on 8-9 May 2017. The Forum is organized by UNWTO in collaboration with UNWTO Affiliate Member, the Basque Culinary Center, as part of the activities of […]

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