No U.S Visas for Sexual Violence Perpetrators

Written on:February 26, 2014
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Washington, D.CUS Secretary of State.John Kerry & UK Foreign Secretary William Hague

Anyone involved in sexual violence in times of armed conflict will not receive a U.S. visa, says Secretary of State John Kerry. Read more…

University of Liberia to Open School of Nursing This Fall

Written on:February 25, 2014
Visiting UI Delegation

Executive Mansion, Monrovia Liberia’s premier and only publicly funded University, the University of Liberia (UL) will open a school of Nursing in September 2014, according to the Executive Mansion.

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UN Boss Urges Uganda to Repeal Anti-Homosexuality Law

Written on:February 25, 2014
UN Boss,Ban Ki-moon

UN News, New York The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon today urged Ugandan authorities to revise or repeal the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill, one day after he said it violates basic human rights and endangers lesbians, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the country.

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Power Africa to Improve Reliable Access to Electricity for Africans

Written on:February 25, 2014
Lineman stringes Power lines in a Village in Tanzania

Washington,D.C Power Africa, an initiative to improve reliable access to electricity for millions of Africans, has been investing in a range of energy projects that partners hope will boost economic growth in African nations.

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Liberian Gunmen Suspected of Attacking Ivory Coast Border Town

Written on:February 24, 2014
Ivorian Forces

Abidjan, Ivory Coast At least four Ivorian soldiers and several attackers were killed when suspected gunmen from Liberia raided a border town in the west of the country, authorities said on Sunday.

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Modern Eye Center to be Established in Liberia

Written on:February 24, 2014
Liberian President,Sirleaf & Visiting Indian Doctor,Rao

Executive Mansion, Monrovia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the visit of Dr. Gullapalli N. Rao and the partnership with the LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) of Hyderabad, India, is well on course, and a modern ophthalmological center will soon be established in Liberia. Although the implementation of the program is long-term, the President indicated that she is pleased with the progress.

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UN Says New Anti-Homosexuality Law in Uganda Violates Basic Human Rights

Written on:February 24, 2014
UN High Commissioner for human rights,Navi Pillay

UN News, New York Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay have spoken out against the anti-homosexuality law signed into force today in Uganda, saying it violates basic human rights and endangers lesbians, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the country.

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U.S to Provide $49 Billion in Funding to Support Priority Commitments

Written on:February 15, 2014
Jordanian,Syrian Students receiving educational support

Washington, D.C The United States will provide $49 billion in funding for 2014 commitments to allies, contributions to the United Nations and international organizations, the global fight against HIV/AIDS, and support for global Internet freedom programs.

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UN Stresses Need to Promote Women’s Voices Over Airwaves

Written on:February 13, 2014
World-Radio-Day Portal

UN News, New York United Nations officials have marked World Radio Day by calling for harnessing the enduring power of this vital medium to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment and to amplify the voice of women over the air waves.

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“Gender Equality Must be Enshrined in all Post-2015 Development Goals”

Written on:February 11, 2014
UN High Commissioner for human rights,Navi Pillay

UN News, New York The United Nations committee mandated to ensure compliance with the global treaty to end all forms of discrimination against women opened a new session this week with a call for gender equality to be fully integrated into the post-2015 agenda.

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