LIBERIA: Oxfam Launches Ebola Recovery Program

Some beneficiaries (elderly) of Oxfam Ebola Recovery Program in Mehnpa, Nimba County

As part of efforts to complement Government’s Ebola Recovery Plan, Oxfam Liberia has launched a 1.7 Million United States dollars Livelihood Program. The Program which was launched Monday in Mehnpa, Saclepea-Mah District, Nimba County targets 11,317 beneficiaries from Nimba, River Gee and Grand Gedeh Counties. The Cash for work focuses on providing incentives to local farmers in the three counties, including farming implements.

LIBERIA: Residents Threaten Law Suit against PCC

Dumpsite in the Parker Paint Community

Issues regarding the timely removal of solid waste in Liberia, continue to be a serious challenge to the Government of Liberia and Service providers.Several residents in and around Monrovia and environs have complained on many occasions about the unhygienic conditions garbage posses to them and their communities.

Calm and peace urged as Tanzania approaches its General Elections

Presidential aspirant Edward Lowassa (UKAWA)

Tanzanians have been reminded to maintain peace and tranquility during the forthcoming General Elections. The call was part of the deliberations during two days symposia Thursday 13th and 14th August, that were organised by the Civic Education Teachers Association (CETA) in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS).

Dangote Cement opens in Zambia

Dangote Industries cement

The $420 million Dangote Industries cement plant in Masaiti on the Zambian Copperbelt was commissioned by President Edgar Lungu on August 4, 2015 at a ceremony also attended by Nigerian vice president, Professor Yemi Onsibajo.

Interview with Dr. Kandeh Yumkella on eliminating energy poverty in Sierra Leone

Dr. Kandeh Yumkella delivers Distinguished Alumni Awards acceptance speech

After two decades of service as a leader in international development cooperation, promoting important initiatives for global sustainable development, Sierra Leonean born Dr. Kandeh Yumkella – former United Nations Under-Secretary General and Special Representative of the Secretary General for Sustainable Energy for All – has retired from the UN.

Bayraytay supports Bombali Women Farmers and Agribusiness

Bombali Farmers in Action with Abdulai Bayraytay-from right

The National Publicity and Outreach Coordinator in the Office of Government Spokesman, Abdulai Bayraytay has commended the Bombali Women Farmers In Action, a conglomerate of fourteen women’s groups, for their commitment to take the lead in farming and agribusiness in the Bombali district.