Kanvee Adams, Takun J, Others Win ANC Primaries

[Observer] Liberian gospel icon Kanvee Gaine Adams, Hip-co star Jonathan ‘Takun J’ Koffa and 15 other aspirants were this week chosen to contest on the Alternative National Congress (ANC) ticket in Montserrado County in the October elections. Also elec…

[Observer] Liberian gospel icon Kanvee Gaine Adams, Hip-co star Jonathan 'Takun J' Koffa and 15 other aspirants were this week chosen to contest on the Alternative National Congress (ANC) ticket in Montserrado County in the October elections. Also elected were Atty. Lafayette Gould, Shiafa L. A. Dennis, Joseph T. P. Cummings, and Pauline Nyanfor, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Banks Denies Tipoteh’s Lawsuit Against Korkoya

[Observer] Yesterday was an emotional day for Dr. Togba-Nah Tipoteh, a presidential hopeful in the upcoming elections and a veteran politician, when his request for the Supreme Court to prevent National Elections Commission (NEC) Chairman Jerome G. Kor…

[Observer] Yesterday was an emotional day for Dr. Togba-Nah Tipoteh, a presidential hopeful in the upcoming elections and a veteran politician, when his request for the Supreme Court to prevent National Elections Commission (NEC) Chairman Jerome G. Korkoya from serving that post for allegedly holding an American passport was denied.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Athletes Reunion Blazes Atlanta With Red, White and Blue

[Observer] The national colors: red, white and blue, will be on display in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States from June 23-25 as former and current Liberian sports promoters gather in a major reunion to celebrate what binds them together: sports.

[Observer] The national colors: red, white and blue, will be on display in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States from June 23-25 as former and current Liberian sports promoters gather in a major reunion to celebrate what binds them together: sports.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UBA Launches First Debit Mastercard

[Observer] United Bank for Africa Liberia Limited (UBALL) has launched the first debit MasterCard in the country, becoming the first commercial bank to do so for its clients in Liberia.

[Observer] United Bank for Africa Liberia Limited (UBALL) has launched the first debit MasterCard in the country, becoming the first commercial bank to do so for its clients in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LFA 1st Division Weekend Preview

[Observer] The 2016/1017 Liberia Football Association 1st division championship will this weekend continue with the 12 teams returning to action after match day 17.

[Observer] The 2016/1017 Liberia Football Association 1st division championship will this weekend continue with the 12 teams returning to action after match day 17.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Striving for Business Success – Voices of Women Entrepreneurs

[Observer] It seems that many Liberian-owned businesses started with great fanfare and hopes of successful futures. But, after a few years, many of them fail. Nevertheless, some do succeed. There are a number of reasons why many Liberian-owned business…

[Observer] It seems that many Liberian-owned businesses started with great fanfare and hopes of successful futures. But, after a few years, many of them fail. Nevertheless, some do succeed. There are a number of reasons why many Liberian-owned businesses go under, including but not limited to failure to keep track of the bottom line, lack of fiscal discipline, costly cultural practices, and lack of a succession plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

WFP Trains Farmers, Technicians in Improved Lowland Development

[Observer] The World Food Program in Liberia (WFP) has embarked on developing the capacity of more than 80,000 smallholder farmers in improved lowland development in 10 of Liberia’s 15 counties.

[Observer] The World Food Program in Liberia (WFP) has embarked on developing the capacity of more than 80,000 smallholder farmers in improved lowland development in 10 of Liberia's 15 counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Central Bank Issues Fresh Licensing Measures for Forex Dealers

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) has issued new licensing measures to Forex Bureaus operating in the country in a fresh bid to strengthen the foreign exchange market.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) has issued new licensing measures to Forex Bureaus operating in the country in a fresh bid to strengthen the foreign exchange market.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘No Need for Alarm’

[Observer] National Elections Commission Chairman Jerome Korkoya has assured Plenary of the Senate that names and photos of all legally registered Liberians will be on the final registration roll, therefore there was no need for alarm.

[Observer] National Elections Commission Chairman Jerome Korkoya has assured Plenary of the Senate that names and photos of all legally registered Liberians will be on the final registration roll, therefore there was no need for alarm.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia