• 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

Nov
2

Liberians appeal for a consulate in Scandinavia

Hundreds of Liberians residing in the Scandinavian region of Europe have appealed to the Liberian government to open a Central Consulate Office in the region to help ease travel and other difficulties for hundreds of Liberians and foreigners who want to travel to Liberia.  The concerned Liberians, under the banner of the Consortium of Concerned Group of Liberians in […]

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Nov
1

Gambia: opposition backs one presidential hopeful

Seven Gambian opposition parties came together late Sunday to form a coalition to challenge President Yahya Jammeh in December’s election. A national convention saw 308 out of 490 delegates give their support to Adama Barrow, leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP), as the main candidate to face Jammeh in a presidential poll on Dec. […]

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Oct
29

Madagascan wins Africa’s young entrepreneurs prize

African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announce Heritiaina Randriamananatahina, 22 year old agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar, as this year’s winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize in the sixth annual edition of Africa’s premier award for youth entrepreneurship. Heritiaina is the founder of Fiombonana, an agro-processing enterprise that manufactures dairy products and confectioneries using […]

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Oct
29

Liberian women raise funds for Haiti

In early October, many countries were hit by Hurricane Matthew. Of the countries ravaged by the hurricane, Haiti recorded the highest number of deaths and loss to properties; Brenda Brewer Moore writes. Haiti is no stranger to disaster. In 2008, the country was rocked by an earthquake, and while still recovering from its devastating effects, […]

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Oct
25

Ecobank launches mobile banking in Africa

Ecobank has launched the Ecobank Mobile App, an instant and convenient way of banking via the mobile phone. It is the first unified app delivered by any institution for use in 33 countries. Group CEO, Ade Ayeyemi unveiled the new App at a large product launch in Lagos, Nigeria, which brought together a wide range of […]

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Oct
24

‘Reading is fundamental to learning’

Reading is fundamental to learning, without good reading skills, students cannot excel in any other subject, says Brenda Brewer Moore, founder and executive director of Kids Educational Engagement Project (KEEP), a Liberian NGO. Speaking on Saturday, October 15 at the turning over ceremony of a reading room at the JLM Public School in Gbengar Town, outside the Liberian […]

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Oct
22

Micro-credit provider celebrates 10 years

Tanzania’s leading specialist credit provider, Bayport Financial Services, has over the last 10 years contributed significantly to improving the lives of thousands of Tanzanians through the provision of credit.  Bayport Tanzania is among ten subsidiaries of the Bayport Group that provides financial solutions to formally and informally employed individuals in emerging markets. The group’s services promote […]

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Oct
18

Big names win at African Music Awards

The third edition of the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) took place in the American city of Dallas on Sunday. The ceremony saw artists like Efya, Ibtissam Tiskat,Bisa Kdei, Sauti Sol, C4 Pedro, Carlou D, Kcee and Harrysong as well as Flavour dishing out amazing performances. The event was hosted by Basketmouth and American reality TV superstar Cynthia Bailey. Big […]

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Oct
16

Tanzania to host African energy summit

Following a high interest in off grid ventures and technologies at this year’s Africa Energy Forum in London as well as in-depth study of over 100 local community commissionaires from across Kenya and Tanzania, the organiser EnergyNet will launch the conference dedicated to the off grid and mini grid project opportunities. Taking place in Dar es […]

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Oct
16

Raw wounds remain in Central African Republic

The Central African Republic’s new government is struggling to bring an end to three years of war and sectarian violence, its authority undermined by continuing attacks on civilians by the rival mainly Muslim Séléka and Christian anti-Balaka militias. Six months after Faustin-Archange Touadéra became the country’s first democratically elected president in three years, his plans […]

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