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Cummings Africa Foundation and Alex Cummings Honored by AME University, Graduate School Named in Honor

The African Methodist Episcopal University (AMEU) has decided to name its graduate school in honor of the Political Leader of the Alternative National Congress, Mr. Alexander Benedict Cummings. In a letter to Mr. Cummings, the President of AMEU, Dr. Joseph T. Isaac (PhD), stated “I am delighted to inform you that in recognition of your ongoing financial support of our Graduate School, and our existing partnership with the Cummings Africa Foundation, the University has decided to honor you.” The university’s graduate school shall be named “Alexander B. Cummings School of Graduate Studies.” In addition to this honor, the AME Church-run University says it has also selected the Cummings Africa Foundation as its “2019 Partner of the Year.”

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Cummings Rallies in Support of June 7th Save the State Protest

Thursday June 7th #SavetheState protest became more successful with the full participation of the partisans of the Alternative National Congress (ANC), who were led by their Political Leader, Mr. Alexander B. Cummings.Though not a part of the structure of the Council of Patriots (COP), the group of Liberians who organized and called the shots for the protest, Mr. Cummings and his ANC folks said they could not sit back idly and watch Liberia descend further in the abyss of desolation. Also, most of the concerns raised by the COP, resonate with the opposition political party.

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Cummings' ANC Advances Suggestions to Spur Economic Growth

Cummings, who retained his position as Political Leader, expressed gratitude to all ANC’s partisans for entrusting him with the leadership of the party. He assured the partisans that he will do everything in his capacity to walk the party to victory in 2023 as the ANC is the Alternative Liberia Deserves. Mr. Cummings underlined several key policy ideas that would pave the road to political power and allow the party to transform the nation into a land of opportunity for all Liberians, a country where no woman should die giving birth to a child nor any person to die of preventable disease for lack of medication. The ANC leader also made several policy proposals which could help the current administration to alleviate the current economic difficulties faced by the people of Liberia. Among other measures, Mr. Cummings called for an end to the massive looting and stealing of state wealth by leaders of the President George Weah-led administration.

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Liberia’s Election 2017: Grading Opposition Political Parties

Cummings comes in the race free of any blemish known to the Liberian people. Though a novice, he is quickly winning the hearts of Liberians; especially at the grass root level with several philanthropic assistances to several students and learning institutions and market women. He recently launched a loan scheme which targets local market women. Strongly of the view that infrastructure is the key sector for development to support economic growth and job creation.  Consistent and low cost power, clean and safe drinking water, roads and connectivity (internet) are paramount to Liberia’s economic development and underpins all other priorities.  Aggressively pursuing private sector participation in infrastructure development will be one of the ways a Cummings administration will deliver on this commitment.

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Cummings Africa Foundation Trade Fair Lives Up To Expectation

Yes indeed, the Cummings Africa Foundation’s (CAF) innovation and entrepreneurship fair came at a time when local arts and crafts entrepreneurs were finding it difficult to generate much needed revenue after the US Embassy cancelled its annual (December) fair. The US Embassy year-end fair, staged in front of a highly qualified audience, always put smiles on the faces of local arts and crafts entrepreneurs as they go home with good sales figures. That was exactly what happened at the CAF fair, which recorded a sale of more than US$1,000 for the contemporary and traditional Liberian artists in attendance. 

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Cummings to Give Out US$60,000 in Microfinance Loan

Alexander Cummings of the Alternative National Congress (ANC) has chosen to give gift on his birthday rather than receive gift as it is usually done. He on Tuesday announced to the media that he would be providing US$60,000 as microfinance loan for women empowerment. According to the ANC political leader, his loan scheme is non-political and said the program would be sustained even after elections. He also assured Liberians that one doesn’t have to be his supporter to benefit from the loan program. 

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