Facebook Launches Nigeria Initiative In Its Ambition to Drive Innovation, Skills Development and Economic Impact

LAGOS, Nigeria, November 23, 2017 — Facebook has announced a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria  to further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and across the continent. Incorporating a series of high profile partnerships,a press statement issued by the web conglomerate and copied to West African Journal says, […]

Opinion: “Liberia Deserves Better “

Liberians went to the polls on October 10, 2017 to vote in presidential and legislative elections. To ensure the credibility of that democratic process, participating political parties accredited and dispatched their representatives to monitor the process at every polling station around the country. These party representatives worked alongside […]

Joint Statement by the European Union Delegation to Liberia and the Embassies of EU Member States present in Liberia (France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom)

As close partners of Liberia the European Union and its Member States have been and continue to follow the 2017 Presidential and House of Representative elections with high interest. Peace and security, together with democracy, good governance and human rights, are some of the shared values at the […]

Togolese Refugees In Ghana Returning Home

Reports from Ghana quoting the country’s  Refugee Board say that some Togolese nationals have begun returning home following the recent security crackdown against anti government protesters in Lome.  Violent protests against the government of President Faure Gnassingbe forced hundreds of Togolese nationals to cross over into Ghana. A number […]

Transparency Intl (TI) Urges Robust Mining Approval Process to Mitigate Corruption

Philadelphia, PA USA – Transparency International (TI), an organization dedicated to the global coalition against corruption, in a just released report entitled Combatting Corruption in Mining Approvals: Assessing the Risks in 18 Resource-Rich Nations  details how corruption can get a foothold in mining approvals processes before ground is even broken. […]