UP Candidate Gunning for 48 Percent Victory in Liberia’s 2017 Elections

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Vice President Joseph Boakai, Unity Party candidate for the 2017 elections, believes he sits in the driving seat to become Liberia’s next President, thanks to an endorsement from 31 lawmakers from the House of Representative…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Vice President Joseph Boakai, Unity Party candidate for the 2017 elections, believes he sits in the driving seat to become Liberia's next President, thanks to an endorsement from 31 lawmakers from the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Govt Moots Fuel Levy – Proposed Road Accident Fund Cited

[The Herald] Walter Nyamukondiwa -Government intends to introduce a fuel levy to finance a new Road Accident Fund to ensure compulsory compensation of road traffic accident victims. The fund will also cover disbursements of funds to victims on compassi…

[The Herald] Walter Nyamukondiwa -Government intends to introduce a fuel levy to finance a new Road Accident Fund to ensure compulsory compensation of road traffic accident victims. The fund will also cover disbursements of funds to victims on compassionate and medical grounds. Various options on the structure and operations of the fund are still under consideration, with focus on the South African, Namibian and Botswana models.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Vice President Boakai – ‘I Am Not Too Old to Be President’

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Vice President Joseph Boakai, currently 72, is defying all odds to prove himself strong and healthy enough to be Liberia’s next President, despite his age.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Vice President Joseph Boakai, currently 72, is defying all odds to prove himself strong and healthy enough to be Liberia's next President, despite his age.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Swedish Human Rights Groups Investigates SRC, LAC Abuses

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -It appears that the alleged human rights violations being perpetrated against locals by Liberia Agricultural Company (LAC) and Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC), in Grand Bassa and Margibi counties, respectively are not going …

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -It appears that the alleged human rights violations being perpetrated against locals by Liberia Agricultural Company (LAC) and Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC), in Grand Bassa and Margibi counties, respectively are not going unnoticed, as foreign human rights groups have begun documenting abuses at the companies.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia Children Forum Want Lawmaker Investigated Over Rape Allegation

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -There are mounting calls for Grand Gedeh County District #2 Lawmaker Morias Waylee to be investigated by law enforcement authorities and to protect the right of the alleged rape victim.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -There are mounting calls for Grand Gedeh County District #2 Lawmaker Morias Waylee to be investigated by law enforcement authorities and to protect the right of the alleged rape victim.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

150 Have Eyesight Restored

[Namibian] Dozens of elderly people of the //Karas, Hardap and Omaheke regions were all smiles after undergoing free cataract surgery at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital over the last few days.

[Namibian] Dozens of elderly people of the //Karas, Hardap and Omaheke regions were all smiles after undergoing free cataract surgery at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital over the last few days.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Infrastructure Development Dwarfs Boko Haram

[Observer] Despite real and legitimate threats of destruction and mayhem from Boko Haram in the northwest, Cameroonian Ambassador to Liberia Beng’Yela Augustine Gang says his country’s development is progressing.

[Observer] Despite real and legitimate threats of destruction and mayhem from Boko Haram in the northwest, Cameroonian Ambassador to Liberia Beng'Yela Augustine Gang says his country's development is progressing.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

FA Cup – Samira FC Defeats Another Top Gun

[Observer] It was not a good day for 3rd division clubs on the first day of round two in the ongoing knockout matches after Muscat and Morris Young Tigers conceded huge defeats. However, one of the third division sides, Samira FC, put up an exceptional…

[Observer] It was not a good day for 3rd division clubs on the first day of round two in the ongoing knockout matches after Muscat and Morris Young Tigers conceded huge defeats. However, one of the third division sides, Samira FC, put up an exceptional display.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$59.6 Million Loan Agreement for Road Network

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has submitted for legislative ratification a pre-financing agreement recently signed between Liberia and the East International Group Incorporated, worth US$59,567,000.

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has submitted for legislative ratification a pre-financing agreement recently signed between Liberia and the East International Group Incorporated, worth US$59,567,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

USAID-Legit Conducts Social Inclusion, Gender Awareness in Gbarnga

[Observer] As part of its efforts to build the capacity of CSOs, CBOs, local authorities and other stakeholders to contribute to the provision of efficient services, USAID-LEGIT is conducting a two-day training of trainers workshop in Gbarnga, Bong Cou…

[Observer] As part of its efforts to build the capacity of CSOs, CBOs, local authorities and other stakeholders to contribute to the provision of efficient services, USAID-LEGIT is conducting a two-day training of trainers workshop in Gbarnga, Bong County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia