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Obesity: Africa’s New Crisis | WHO | Africa’s Office reports

The World Health Organization (WHO) that Africa has a new health problem: Obesity: Africa’s new crisis. According to the WHO, obesity rates are rapidly increasing in the African Region, as in most parts of the world. Overweight and obesity, particularly in urban settings, are major risk factors for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attacks and a variety of cancers. There is a common misconception that obesity and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) only occur among the wealthy. Poorer populations are experiencing high double-burdens of infectious and chronic diseases. Additionally, sub-Saharan women are far more likely to be obese...

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Koffa’s effectiveness as a lawmaker might transform Liberia’s legislature

Grand Kru County’s Representative to the Liberian House of Representatives Honorable J. Fonati Koffa Some Liberians might not agree on the best Liberian lawmaker in 2018 moving forward, but they would probably agree on what makes a lawmaker effective. Mostly, it is a matter of a lawmaker having a coherent program and finding ways to get it enacted. Similarly, it’s not too difficult to realize and define the qualities of an outstanding legislator. We are talking about somebody with the brains to understand complex problems, the creativity to frame solutions, and the personal skills to build majorities in favor...

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U.S. sanctions businesses in Liberia, Sierra Leone etc. with links to terrorism

Hezbollah and other international groups regarded as terrorists have structured and organized army. NEW YORK – International terrorist and jihadist groups have more than ever before increased their presence and cells in West Africa, according to a detailed ongoing research and analysis to be released soon.  Apart from Al Qaeda and ISIS as well as al Qaeda and ISIS offshoot, Boko Haram, which is causing havoc in Nigeria and neighboring states, some principal financiers and Middle Eastern businesses which support such groups are now well grounded in several West African states including Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Ghana. According to...

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Liberia’s President George Manneh Weah said: I inherited a “Broke Country.”

Liberia’s president George Manneh Weah with French president Emmanuel Macron in Paris GLOBE AFRIQUE’S RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS–Liberia’s new president His Excellency George Manneh Weah, in crying out for European assistance, has said he inherited “a country that is very broke, and depleted as a political malfeasance”, reports AFP news agency. If this assertion is true, it means President Weah has also inherited a nation that has been poorly governed, managed and wrecked by the past Liberian administration and his immediate predecessor, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.  It also means, that contrary to international perceptions, his predecessor did not do a good...

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THE “REAL” DECEIVERS – A Globe Afrique Investigation into the Liberia Section of “The Deceivers”

THE "REAL" DECEIVERS - An Exclusive Investigation by Globe Afrique Media Download THE REAL DECEIVERS- A Globe Afrique Exclusive final version Update: In light of new information – we revisit the “Real Deceivers” – how the Sirleafs duped Liberia and Wasted nearly $2 million dollars investigating nothing! Introduction Global Witness investigates and reports on matters of governance in developing countries, but there appears to be no record of a report by Global Witness about good things done by any developing country. Investigations by Global Witness are almost always directed at showing the bad sides of governance of a developing...

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George Weah First 100 Days

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