EU-UK Brexit Negotiations – Consultations for Next Round of Talks

[Cameroon Tribune] The fourth round of UK-EU negotiations, due to begin on 18 September, will start on the 25th instead. The BBC reported that government said a short delay “would give negotiators the flexibility to make progress”. There had been specu…

[Cameroon Tribune] The fourth round of UK-EU negotiations, due to begin on 18 September, will start on the 25th instead. The BBC reported that government said a short delay "would give negotiators the flexibility to make progress". There had been speculation that they could be moved to accommodate a major speech by Prime Minister Theresa May on the issue of Europe."The UK and the European Commission have today jointly agreed to start the fourth round of negotiations on September 25," the Department for Exiting the European U

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Lawmaker Expresses Concern Over Colleagues’ Absence From Session

[Observer] Margibi County District # 4 Representative Ben Fofana has expressed concern over the constant absence of some of his colleagues from the regular session of the House in the last few days. The lawmaker made the observation on Tuesday, Septemb…

[Observer] Margibi County District # 4 Representative Ben Fofana has expressed concern over the constant absence of some of his colleagues from the regular session of the House in the last few days. The lawmaker made the observation on Tuesday, September 12, when only 20 lawmakers, a minority, showed up in session at the House on Capitol Hill. Rep. Fofana said a lack of quorum was responsible for the failure of the House to meet to carry out the work of the people. The lawmaker said in a somber mood: "We are here to

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Supreme Court Denies Slawon’s Appeal

[Observer] An appeal filed before the Supreme Court by Nimba County District #9 representative aspirant Michael P. Slawon challenging a decision taken by the National Elections Commission (NEC) to disqualify him from contesting the October 10 elections…

[Observer] An appeal filed before the Supreme Court by Nimba County District #9 representative aspirant Michael P. Slawon challenging a decision taken by the National Elections Commission (NEC) to disqualify him from contesting the October 10 elections was yesterday denied by the court. The court's decision was based on the failure of Dr. Slawon's lawyers to file his bill of exception in time.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘We Cannot Remain Spectators to Rebuild Liberia’

[Observer] A Liberian author and motivational speaker has told hundreds of Diaspora Liberians in Greensboro, North Carolina, in the United States, that they cannot continue to remain spectators in the efforts to rebuild the country. Mr. Saye Z. B. Zone…

[Observer] A Liberian author and motivational speaker has told hundreds of Diaspora Liberians in Greensboro, North Carolina, in the United States, that they cannot continue to remain spectators in the efforts to rebuild the country. Mr. Saye Z. B. Zonen, speaking on the theme, "The Audacity to Act - claiming the spirit of independence," at a special program commemorating the 170th Independence of Liberia, said "We cannot be coaches without credentials. We can't sit on the sidelines and yell instructions to incompeten

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Police – ‘Koijee Faked Weah Assassination Plot’

[Observer] Authorities of the Liberia National Police yesterday released their investigative report into the alleged attempt to assassinate CDC standard bearer Senator George Weah and said Jefferson Koijee, who is the youth wing chairman of the Coaliti…

[Observer] Authorities of the Liberia National Police yesterday released their investigative report into the alleged attempt to assassinate CDC standard bearer Senator George Weah and said Jefferson Koijee, who is the youth wing chairman of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), concocted and tailored the assassination story to win the hearts of partisans.

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CDC in Contact With Assassins

[New Dawn] Liberian police investigators say opposition presidential candidate Sen. George Weah’s Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) partisans Jefferson Koijee and Sheik Sackor had “persistent and consistent” mobile phones communication with self – …

[New Dawn] Liberian police investigators say opposition presidential candidate Sen. George Weah's Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) partisans Jefferson Koijee and Sheik Sackor had "persistent and consistent" mobile phones communication with self - proclaimed assassin George Barry (alais Ivorian) beyond 18 August, prior to launching campaign on Saturday, 19 August.

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IREDD Raises Red Flag Against Sen. Teahjay

[New Dawn] The Institute for Research and Democratic Development or IREDD launches a stinking attack against Sinoe County Senator J. Milton Teahjay for issuing alleged threats at the induction of the Student Council Government of the Willie N. Wylie Me…

[New Dawn] The Institute for Research and Democratic Development or IREDD launches a stinking attack against Sinoe County Senator J. Milton Teahjay for issuing alleged threats at the induction of the Student Council Government of the Willie N. Wylie Memorial Baptist School in Sinoe that the people of Sinoe County Electoral District#3 would be deprived of development, if they reelected incumbent lawmaker Matthew A. Zarzar.

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Carter Center Urges NEC to Increase Transparency

[New Dawn] U.S. – based NGO Carter Center is calling on officials at the National Election Commission (NEC) to increase transparency and election stakeholders’ confidence in the integrity of the voter lists.

[New Dawn] U.S. - based NGO Carter Center is calling on officials at the National Election Commission (NEC) to increase transparency and election stakeholders' confidence in the integrity of the voter lists.

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