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Wetlands hold answers to climate mitigation, adaptation

Asiatimes 30 Nov 2023
For instance, Belize plans to protect and restore mangrove and seagrass ecosystems to enhance their carbon sequestration capacity, while Liberia has committed to fully integrating mangrove emissions and absorption into the national greenhouse gas-inventory by 2030.

West Votes Against Democracy, Human Rights, Cultural Diversity at UN; Promotes Mercenaries, Sanctions

Scheerpost 29 Nov 2023
These stark double standards were on display on November 7 in the meeting of the United Nations General Assembly’s Third Committee, which is devoted to social, humanitarian, and cultural issues ... The resolution passed with 123 votes in favor and 54 against, plus 7 abstentions (from Armenia, Chile, Costa Rica, Liberia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay).

Election a victory for democracy on continent amid coups

Independent online (SA) 26 Nov 2023
Liberia’s National Election Commission had to schedule a run-off election after Weah and Boakai failed to secure an outright majority in the first round of elections held on October 10 ... The National Electoral Commission eventually announced the final results declaring Boakai the winner having secured 50.64% of the poll ahead of Weah’s 49.36%.

Love in War: Artist found inspiration in Iraq

Weatherford Democrat 26 Nov 2023
In the not-too-distant past, Love Quetee spent her days in full camouflage — sometimes holding a rifle — on a military base in Iraq ... “I think it’s like any job really. It’s about the people ... So I had a good time.” ... Robb Murray ... Robb Murray ... Quetee was born in Liberia, an English-speaking nation on Africa’s western edge, just southeast of Sierra Leone.

2023 Africa Basketball Festival launched with expanded lineup

Business Ghana 25 Nov 2023
This three-day extravaganza not only welcomes back familiar faces but introduces new contenders to the court, including the UK, Liberia, Togo, and an additional nation that will add to the spirited competition ... This time, with eight nations, we aim to create an even more memorable experience for everyone," Afari stated.

Xi congratulates Argentine, Liberian poll winners

ECNS 24 Nov 2023
President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message on Tuesday to Javier Milei on his election as president of Argentina, and also extended his congratulations to Joseph Nyumah Boakai on his election as president of Liberia ... Liberia's National Elections Commission declared on Monday that Boakai had won the country's presidential election.

Do not ignore the suffering of Sudanese women

Al Jazeera 24 Nov 2023
More than six million people have been displaced since the new war erupted including an estimated 105,000 women who are currently pregnant, according to the United Nations ... When I was given the privilege of serving as president of Liberia, I assumed responsibility for rebuilding a nation nearly destroyed by war and plunder.

End of an era: How corruption in Liberia cost George Weah the presidency

Al Jazeera 23 Nov 2023
But the man once crowned the world’s best footballer was not there to add to his 75 matches for the Lone Stars, Liberia’s senior national football team ... In a national address, Weah said the injection would curb inflation and the depreciation of the Liberian currency.

Joseph Boakai, Liberia's new president-elect

Beijing News 22 Nov 2023
Joseph Nyumah Boakai, Liberia's main opposition leader and now president-elect, has emerged victorious in the country's hotly contested 2023 presidential election, according to the official declaration by the National Elections Commission (NEC) Monday ... As Liberia's ...

Car rams supporters of Liberia's Boakai, killing 3

Urdu Point 22 Nov 2023
"The Liberia National Police has launched an investigation into a tragic incident that occurred at the headquarters of the Unity Party of Broad Street, Central Monrovia, leaving 25 persons injured", police spokesperson Moses Carter told reporters on Tuesday.

Americans have given thanks for more than 400 years

Log Cabin Democrat 22 Nov 2023
By the time of the famous 1621 Thanksgiving at the Plymouth Colony, other feasts to give thanks had occurred already in other parts of the nation ... It was established as an official national holiday in Canada in 1957, and because of Canada’s shorter growing season, on the second Monday in October.

The UAE is hosting the world’s biggest annual climate summit. It’s also planning a massive ...

CNN 22 Nov 2023
The flurry of forest conservation deals with Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Liberia and Tanzania were announced in the months ahead of the annual United Nations’ COP28 climate summit, being hosted this year in December by the United Arab Emirates ... They could also be sold to other oil-reliant nations and companies in the Gulf and beyond.

Profile: Joseph Boakai, Liberia's new president-elect

Xinhua 21 Nov 2023
21 (Xinhua) -- Joseph Nyumah Boakai, Liberia's main opposition leader and now president-elect, has emerged victorious in the country's hotly contested 2023 presidential election, according to the official declaration by the National Elections Commission (NEC) Monday.