• 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

Dec
1

Africa is a difficult region for paying taxes – PwC

Economies around the world continue to make progress in simplifying and reducing the burden of tax compliance on business, according to the latest edition of Paying Taxes 2017, a report by the World Bank Group and PwC (www.PWC.com). Released today, the report finds that the Total Tax rate decreased by 0.1 percentage points to 40.6 […]

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Dec
1

Liberia: ALJA congratulates new PUL leaders

The Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas (ALJA) has applauded its sister organization, the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) on the election of its new corps of officers.  President-elect Charles Coffey and his corps of officers were elected on Saturday, November 19 in Ganta, Nimba County at the union’s 5th Annual Congress.  In a […]

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Nov
29

Report highlights labor conditions of footballers

The world-wide representative of professional football players, FIFPro, has for the first time issued a Global Employment Report analysing the labor conditions in professional football. The objective of the FIFPro Global Professional Football Players Survey, released on Monday, is to present the most comprehensive and far-reaching study to date of the labour conditions and experiences of […]

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Nov
28

Worrying signs for Ghanaian democracy

Elections in Ghana are usually clean and peaceful affairs, characterised by reasoned political argument. Nevertheesless, events in the run-up to the elections on 7 December raise important questions. Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) head of reasearch Victor Adetula discerns dark clouds in the sky. In 1957, Ghana became the first sub-Saharan African state to achieve independence from […]

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Nov
26

Exchanges should focus on smaller businesses

The African growth story is no longer a fairy tale. Over the past decade multinational companies, private equity funds and infrastructure development programmes have channeled capital to the continent as they began to realise the true potential it holds, but like most emerging market regions, Africa is no longer the ‘flavour of the month’; Nonkululeko […]

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Nov
24

UNWTO backs development of tourism in Sudan

UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai has expressed the commitment of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to support Sudan’s tourism development during his recent official visit to Sudan. The visit coincided with a three-day regional executive training on crisis communication in tourism organized by UNWTO and the UNWTO Themis Foundation (Khartoum, Sudan, 15-17 November, 2016).   Meeting […]

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Nov
23

A critical look at Trump’s nominees

The announcement that Mr. Trump was considering Governor Nikki Haley for Secretary of State and Sen. Ted Cruz for Attorney General was the biggest joke of the century. These individuals mentioned above do not represent the alternative right ideology that President-elect Trump intends to pursue during his presidency. It would have been unprecedented for Trump […]

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Nov
22

Liberia launches campaign against sexual violence

Liberia’s Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) will on Wednesday, November 23 officially launch the 25th observance of the 16 Days of Activism The ceremony will be followed by the signing of a Sexual and Gender Based Violence Joint Program and the launch of a 116 Child Help-lines. The 16 Days of Activism is a […]

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Nov
21

Entries needed for African Entrepreneurship Award

African Finance and Investment Forum 2017 is focused on promoting access to finance and strengthening entrepreneurship in Africa. To achieve this, EMRC is launching the annual AFIF Entrepreneurship Award, calling all African-based entrepreneurs to participate in this renowned award, which will be followed by international partners, leading African businesses and international media.This year’s award, as previous years, will […]

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Nov
20

Gambia hosts international bird festival

The maiden edition of the International Bird Festival 2016 organised by the Gambia Tourism Board (GTBoard) came to an end on Tuesday , October 25 at Tendaba Camp, an eco-tourism camp situated in the country’s prime birding locations in the Lower River Region. The opening ceremony was witnessed by dignitaries while international birders joined the local birders […]

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