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

100 Teachers Trained for Vocational Program

[Observer] Authorities at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, have begun training the training of at least 100 teachers in for its vocational and technical programs in Monrovia. The 10-day training, with support from the United Nations Education and Scie…

[Observer] Authorities at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, have begun training the training of at least 100 teachers in for its vocational and technical programs in Monrovia. The 10-day training, with support from the United Nations Education and Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) through the ministry, began on Monday and is excepted to end early next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Dj Blue Eyes Vacant Senate Seat for Montserrado

[Observer] Liberian radio personality Bernard Benson, known popularly as DJ Blue, has expressed interest in the Montserrado County senatorial by-election due in May after two weeks of speculations. The Montserrado senate seat became vacant after Senato…

[Observer] Liberian radio personality Bernard Benson, known popularly as DJ Blue, has expressed interest in the Montserrado County senatorial by-election due in May after two weeks of speculations. The Montserrado senate seat became vacant after Senator George Weah emerged victorious in the just-ended presidential runoff election.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mr. President-Elect, Take Note of What You Are Inheriting

[Observer] Liberia’s President-elect, George Manneh Weah, is expected to be sworn into office 10 days from today. He will be succeeding the UP-led Government that has spent 12 years managing the political and socio-economic activities of the country.

[Observer] Liberia's President-elect, George Manneh Weah, is expected to be sworn into office 10 days from today. He will be succeeding the UP-led Government that has spent 12 years managing the political and socio-economic activities of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Prez. Sirleaf Dedicates U.S.$8 Million Water Treatment Plant

[Observer] President Sirleaf cut the ribbons to the White Plains Water Treatment Plant in Harrisburg outside Monrovia while LWSC Managing Director, Hun-Bu Tulay, Dr. Kimmie Weeks; chairman of the Board and AfDB Country Manager’s Amu

[Observer] President Sirleaf cut the ribbons to the White Plains Water Treatment Plant in Harrisburg outside Monrovia while LWSC Managing Director, Hun-Bu Tulay, Dr. Kimmie Weeks; chairman of the Board and AfDB Country Manager's Amu

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

32 Players for Aminata Tennis Open 2018

[Observer] At least 32 players are expected to participate in a three-day lawn tennis knockout tournament, dubbed the Aminata Tennis Open 2018, beginning today — Friday, January 12 to Sunday, January 14.

[Observer] At least 32 players are expected to participate in a three-day lawn tennis knockout tournament, dubbed the Aminata Tennis Open 2018, beginning today -- Friday, January 12 to Sunday, January 14.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia