Author: Ben Mabande

Liberian, Kenyan political leaders might face election and post-election violence prosecution

WASHINGTON, DC––Two leading members of the US Senate and three members of Congress have today reached a consensus to focus on the election and post-election violence in developing countries, especially nations in sub-Sahara Africa. The idea emerged from a top member of Congress with vast interest in developments shaping Africa, especially the victimization of innocent and poor people at the hands and by the actions of politicians. The informal group of US lawmakers says election and post-election violence will be absolutely unacceptable in Liberia and Kenya as well as in a number of other African nations. As Liberians return...

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Verdier, Koffa and Cherue Mum on US$18 Million Road Construction Scandal

Photo: Justice Minister Fred Cherue, President Sirleaf, and SPTF Chairman Fonati Koffa LIBERIA, WEST AFRICA –Prosecutors and anti-corruption agencies in Liberia are dumb-founded about an alleged corruption case involving $18 million United States dollars siphoned out of the country into what sources described as the “personal saving accounts of influential and well-connected Liberians.” Globe Afrique has uncovered an organized corruption scandal involving an ex-Nigerian soldier, Tony Lawal, who along with certain Liberians in high places set up bogus companies to obtain government contracts, funds and launder money outside of the country. According to Globe Afrique’s research and analysis (GARA)...

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Arecont Vision® Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team

Raul Calderon, COO & GM, Arecont Vision (Photo: Business Wire) Multimedia Gallery URL LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–– Arecont Vision®, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces important changes to its executive leadership to better position the company for continued growth. Arecont Vision has promoted several executives to larger roles as part of these changes. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171009005307/en/ Raul Calderon has been elevated to the position of Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Arecont Vision. Arecont Vision® Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team to Position Company for Continued Growth Mr. Calderon...

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Jamaican “First Lady” for Liberia Excites Jamaicans worldwide

George Mannah Weah, left, and his Jamaican-American wife, Clar Weah, right NEW YORK – As Liberia moves closer to its presidential election scheduled for 10 October 2017, Jamaicans across the world, especially those on the Caribbean Island, are overjoyed and hoping that a fellow native Jamaican born naturalized American citizenship, Clar Weah, will eventually become the first lady of Liberia should her spouse, soccer legend George Manneh Weah, wins the October’s poll. Mrs. Clar Weah, wife of George Manneh Weah, is a naturalized US citizen with parental roots from Jamaica. She and Weah married some two decades ago and...

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Meet Giovanni Parisi (G-PREE): The European Musical Talent

ROME –  The belief that musical talent is a matter of aptitude, not instinct, may be true, but Giovanni Parisi, popularly known as G-Pree, has both the talent and the instinct when it comes to music. GPree, who has downplayed his musical gifts over the years, is now ready to engage the world of music as a career. GPree has proven that some people are born with greater aptitude, and they can develop skill on a musical instrument much faster than do others and rise to higher stages of advancement. Some of the qualities successful musicians possess are: •...

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