Morocco – a Beacon of Hope for Christianity in the Middle East

[New Dawn] Throughout history, Christianity has played a central role in the Middle East and North Africa. Distinct sites from both the ancient and modern times demonstrate Christianity’s unique and vast place in the region. Tragically, Christianity’s …

[New Dawn] Throughout history, Christianity has played a central role in the Middle East and North Africa. Distinct sites from both the ancient and modern times demonstrate Christianity's unique and vast place in the region. Tragically, Christianity's cultural and contemporary position in the region is persistently under attack.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Marketers Cry Out

[New Dawn] Petty traders and foreign exchange bureaus in Liberia are expressing frustration over a skyrocketing money exchange rate of US$1.00 to LD$130.00 that has impacted prices of goods and potentially weakened purchase power mainly for a significa…

[New Dawn] Petty traders and foreign exchange bureaus in Liberia are expressing frustration over a skyrocketing money exchange rate of US$1.00 to LD$130.00 that has impacted prices of goods and potentially weakened purchase power mainly for a significant portion of the country's population that survives on very little or no income.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Can the Late Doe’s Academic Dilemma Affect President Elect Weah?

[New Dawn] President-elect George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah is feeling presidential. His lifetime dream is fulfilled, but his educational dilemma still hovers over his head as he anxiously moves into his young and exciting presidency comes Janua…

[New Dawn] President-elect George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah is feeling presidential. His lifetime dream is fulfilled, but his educational dilemma still hovers over his head as he anxiously moves into his young and exciting presidency comes January 22nd, 2018. The president-elect case is not different from the case of the late President Doe's own academic dilemma he once experienced after he gained prominence when he overthrew the 'Congo elements' in the early 80s and became president of the Republic of Liberia

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

EU Empowers Ntal, Libtralo, Others

[Observer] The European Union (EU) on Tuesday donated several items of office equipment to eight local and international organizations, including the National Teachers Association of Liberia (NTAL) and Liberia Translation and Literacy Organization (LIB…

[Observer] The European Union (EU) on Tuesday donated several items of office equipment to eight local and international organizations, including the National Teachers Association of Liberia (NTAL) and Liberia Translation and Literacy Organization (LIBTRALO).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President-Elect George Weah and His Uphill Task of Pro-Poor Governance

[Observer] The 2017 presidential elections runoff has taken place and the National Election Commission (NEC) has announced the results. The opposition leader, Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), has won. The ruling Unity P…

[Observer] The 2017 presidential elections runoff has taken place and the National Election Commission (NEC) has announced the results. The opposition leader, Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), has won. The ruling Unity Party (UP) of Vice President Joseph Boakai has accepted the results. Vice President Boakai deserves credit for accepting defeat graciously, which has helped stave off the threat of mass violence in Liberia. Most people are expecting a new Liberia and are the celebrating

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

A Word to the New Administration – Government Is Not About ‘Getting, Grabbing and Going’

[Observer] The long-awaited 2017 election process is over and expectations are high that the newly elected government is going to bring about the much-needed change that Liberia needs. But from where I sit and watch, I believe that a lot of people are …

[Observer] The long-awaited 2017 election process is over and expectations are high that the newly elected government is going to bring about the much-needed change that Liberia needs. But from where I sit and watch, I believe that a lot of people are going to be disappointed in the first few months, if not years, of the new government's administration because there is a widespread perception that the new government has come to solve all of the people's problems, especially those who voted them into office.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘I’m Not a Fugitive From Justice’

[Observer] Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister Julia Duncan Cassell yesterday said she was prepared to appear before the Commercial Court at any time to answer to contempt charge related to her ministry’s alleged refusal to honor the US$93,…

[Observer] Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister Julia Duncan Cassell yesterday said she was prepared to appear before the Commercial Court at any time to answer to contempt charge related to her ministry's alleged refusal to honor the US$93,805.72 judgment against it.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

PRC Grateful to Liberians for Peaceful Elections

[Observer] The outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Liberia, Zhang Yue told a gathering of Liberian professional journalists yesterday in Monrovia that the Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) was grateful to Liberians for the peaceful conduct …

[Observer] The outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Liberia, Zhang Yue told a gathering of Liberian professional journalists yesterday in Monrovia that the Government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) was grateful to Liberians for the peaceful conduct of the October 10, 2017, democratic presidential and representative elections, and the December 26 presidential runoff poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Sirleaf’s Legislative Agenda Runs Aground

[Observer] The last sitting of the 53rd Senate finally ended yesterday with the President Pro-tempore declaring the 6th Session adjourned, but without passing or ratifying a single item on its loaded agenda as called for by President Ellen Johnson Sirl…

[Observer] The last sitting of the 53rd Senate finally ended yesterday with the President Pro-tempore declaring the 6th Session adjourned, but without passing or ratifying a single item on its loaded agenda as called for by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia