Lincsa Intensifies National Consultations On Firearms Law

[Observer] Following the formal launch of a project aimed at popularizing the Firearms and Ammunition Control Act, the staff at the Liberian National Commission on Small Arms (LINCSA) has taken the project nationwide with several teams dispatched to th…

[Observer] Following the formal launch of a project aimed at popularizing the Firearms and Ammunition Control Act, the staff at the Liberian National Commission on Small Arms (LINCSA) has taken the project nationwide with several teams dispatched to the counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Alvin Wesseh Followers Denied Scholarship?

[Observer] In what he described as “politicizing a good cause,” a University of Liberia student alleged that he and several other students were denied the University of Liberia Student Union (ULSU) scholarship because they are supporters of former seni…

[Observer] In what he described as "politicizing a good cause," a University of Liberia student alleged that he and several other students were denied the University of Liberia Student Union (ULSU) scholarship because they are supporters of former senior student leader, Alvin Wesseh.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberians to Benefit From Abas’ ‘Free Healthcare’

[Observer] The association of brotherhood academic scholars (ABAS) said it will on Saturday, February 25 offer welfare services such as free medical care, open kitchen and the provision of personal effects for the poor.

[Observer] The association of brotherhood academic scholars (ABAS) said it will on Saturday, February 25 offer welfare services such as free medical care, open kitchen and the provision of personal effects for the poor.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

On Education in Liberia

[Observer] While summarizing the achievements of her 11 year old administration during her final State of the Nation address at the Legislature, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf announced the extension of free education up to the 12th grade in all publi…

[Observer] While summarizing the achievements of her 11 year old administration during her final State of the Nation address at the Legislature, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf announced the extension of free education up to the 12th grade in all public schools beginning next school year.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$2 Million for New Kru Town Coastal Defense

[Observer] Local Project Appraisal Committee members attending a one-day appraisal meeting yesterday at a resort in Monrovia agreed that the US$2 million provided by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) must be directed to the ongoing New Kru Town coa…

[Observer] Local Project Appraisal Committee members attending a one-day appraisal meeting yesterday at a resort in Monrovia agreed that the US$2 million provided by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) must be directed to the ongoing New Kru Town coastal defense project.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senators Want Weah, Johnson Report

[Observer] The Senate yesterday voted unanimously to approve a request mandating Senators Prince Y. Johnson and George M. Weah to present a comprehensive report on their recent activities at the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja, Nigeria.

[Observer] The Senate yesterday voted unanimously to approve a request mandating Senators Prince Y. Johnson and George M. Weah to present a comprehensive report on their recent activities at the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja, Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LRA Boss Gives Reasons for Depreciation of Local Currency

[Observer] At a meeting with stakeholders and the media yesterday at the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), the Commissioner General of the Authority, Elfrieda Stewart-Tamba, blamed the depreciation of the Liberian dollar against the US dollar – which sh…

[Observer] At a meeting with stakeholders and the media yesterday at the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), the Commissioner General of the Authority, Elfrieda Stewart-Tamba, blamed the depreciation of the Liberian dollar against the US dollar - which she said has affected the revenue generation of the country's tax authority and impeded economic growth - on several factors.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia Seeks Laos’s Help in Rice Self-Sufficiency

[Observer] Liberia has made yet another friend on the world stage, this time, one that shares similar developmental challenges but has had success in noteworthy areas. It was on this trajectory that Liberia’s newly accredited ambassador to the Lao Peop…

[Observer] Liberia has made yet another friend on the world stage, this time, one that shares similar developmental challenges but has had success in noteworthy areas. It was on this trajectory that Liberia's newly accredited ambassador to the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Dudley McKinley Thomas, has presented his Letters of Credence to the President Bounnhang Vorachith.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

MFA Gets Support From U.S. Group

[Observer] An international humanitarian organization, Anything is Everything, based in the United States on Wednesday donated several football items to the Monrovia Football Academy (MFA).

[Observer] An international humanitarian organization, Anything is Everything, based in the United States on Wednesday donated several football items to the Monrovia Football Academy (MFA).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia