‘It Will Be a One-Round Race’

[Observer] At a well-attended program in the Rotunda of the Capitol Building, 19 Senators from 14 of the 15 counties, yesterday performed an unprecedented political ceremony by endorsing the presidential candidacy of Vice President Joseph N. Boakai in …

[Observer] At a well-attended program in the Rotunda of the Capitol Building, 19 Senators from 14 of the 15 counties, yesterday performed an unprecedented political ceremony by endorsing the presidential candidacy of Vice President Joseph N. Boakai in the upcoming elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Laf Celebrates ‘World Athletics Day’ in Bomi County Today

[Observer] The World Athletics Day (WAD), an annual worldwide athletics festival, will be observed in Liberia on Friday, May 12, on the campus of the Gertude Yancy High School, in Clay, Bomi County.

[Observer] The World Athletics Day (WAD), an annual worldwide athletics festival, will be observed in Liberia on Friday, May 12, on the campus of the Gertude Yancy High School, in Clay, Bomi County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Reduction of Parties Will Enhance Understanding of Political Manifestos

[Observer] The May 9, 2017 edition of the Daily Observer highlighted the call by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) for a reduction in the number of political parties in Liberia.

[Observer] The May 9, 2017 edition of the Daily Observer highlighted the call by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) for a reduction in the number of political parties in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Tears Greet Cpl. Sheriff Ousmane’s Remains

[Observer] It was a scene of sorrow at the James Spriggs Payne Airfield in Monrovia yesterday with many bursting into tears when the remains of the late Corporal Sheriff Ousmane of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) arrived in the country for burial. Hi…

[Observer] It was a scene of sorrow at the James Spriggs Payne Airfield in Monrovia yesterday with many bursting into tears when the remains of the late Corporal Sheriff Ousmane of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) arrived in the country for burial. His widow Fatim Sheriff, and Defense Ministry family were reduced to tears on receiving the first Liberian combat soldier to be killed in active duty since the restructuring of the AFL in 2006.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

James Debbah – ‘The Miracle Man’ Keeps Hoping

[Observer] The national soccer coach, James Salinsa Debbah, had a colorful soccer career both in Liberia and in Europe. Known popularly to adoring fans as Salinsa, he began his career with Mighty Barrolle in 1984.

[Observer] The national soccer coach, James Salinsa Debbah, had a colorful soccer career both in Liberia and in Europe. Known popularly to adoring fans as Salinsa, he began his career with Mighty Barrolle in 1984.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Dr. Ophelia Weeks Named 14th UL President

[Observer] The search for a new president of the University of Liberia finally came to an end on April 27, when the institution’s Board of Trustees endorsed Dr. Ophelia Inez Weeks as its 14th president.

[Observer] The search for a new president of the University of Liberia finally came to an end on April 27, when the institution's Board of Trustees endorsed Dr. Ophelia Inez Weeks as its 14th president.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sherman’s Collapse Eclipses Boakai’s Endorsement

[Observer] The well publicized endorsement of the presidential bid of Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai by a majority of Senators at the Capitol nearly turned tragic yesterday as Grand Cape Mount County Senator Varney Sherman fainted in the Rotunda o…

[Observer] The well publicized endorsement of the presidential bid of Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai by a majority of Senators at the Capitol nearly turned tragic yesterday as Grand Cape Mount County Senator Varney Sherman fainted in the Rotunda of the Legislature just minutes before the commencement of the highly anticipated political event.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia