Only a United Opposition Can Save Liberia From the Unity Party’s Civil War

[FrontPageAfrica] Our country and its nascent democracy is at great peril and if nothing is done, we risk a fall into the abyss of conflict and dysfunctionality. Every day we read in the newspapers or hear on the radio some version of a fallout or conf…

[FrontPageAfrica] Our country and its nascent democracy is at great peril and if nothing is done, we risk a fall into the abyss of conflict and dysfunctionality. Every day we read in the newspapers or hear on the radio some version of a fallout or conflict between the President and her Vice President, whom she selected to replace her. The story, as told, may not be 100% correct but the fact that there is some semblance of concern in those circles is troubling and terrifying, to say the least. The video posted on the FPA web

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Central Bank of Liberia Perspective On the House of Representatives Bill to Amend Part V Section 19, Subsection 1 and 2 of the Cbl Act of 1999

[Observer] The issue of the dual currency regime became a topical issue during the nationwide consultative meetings on the Vision 2030, Liberia Rising with several speakers favoring changes in the present dual currency law to one having the Liberian cu…

[Observer] The issue of the dual currency regime became a topical issue during the nationwide consultative meetings on the Vision 2030, Liberia Rising with several speakers favoring changes in the present dual currency law to one having the Liberian currency as the sole legal tender in the country. The issue is again receiving public attention, this time, as a result of the House of Representative's recent vote to amend Part V Section 19, Subsection 1 and 2 of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) Act of 1999 which autho

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Japanese Govt Reaffirms Commitment to Increase Liberia’s Rice Production

[Observer] The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) project coordinator, Princetta Clinton Varmah, has confirmed the Japanese Government’s willingness to increase rice production in order to improve food security in the country.

[Observer] The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) project coordinator, Princetta Clinton Varmah, has confirmed the Japanese Government's willingness to increase rice production in order to improve food security in the country.

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‘True Son of Africa’, Obasanjo, Receives Liberia’s Highest Honor

[Observer] The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has been awarded the distinction of the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneers with the Grade of Grand Cordon, the highest honor of the Republic of L…

[Observer] The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has been awarded the distinction of the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneers with the Grade of Grand Cordon, the highest honor of the Republic of Liberia, by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at a special investiture ceremony held at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Monrovia last Tuesday.

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Linnk Teach Doe Community On Rights to Basic Social Services

[Observer] A local non-governmental organization, Liberia NGO Network (LINNK), has intensified its advocacy to educate Liberians about their rights to access basic social services including safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene. Dale George, LINN…

[Observer] A local non-governmental organization, Liberia NGO Network (LINNK), has intensified its advocacy to educate Liberians about their rights to access basic social services including safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene. Dale George, LINNK's program officer, who addressed Doe Community residents during a town hall meeting over the weekend, informed them on the importance of engaging policymakers, stakeholders and government about their rights to access safe drinking water, sanitation and toilet faciliti

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Presidential Candidates, Where Are the Platforms?

[Observer] Presidential Candidates, Where Are the Platforms? All ye who are running for president of Liberia, do you realize that there are only 39 days to elections? Yet until now, we have only seen one party platform, that of a minor political moveme…

[Observer] Presidential Candidates, Where Are the Platforms? All ye who are running for president of Liberia, do you realize that there are only 39 days to elections? Yet until now, we have only seen one party platform, that of a minor political movement, the United People's Party (UPP). Where are the platforms? We are compelled to ask. Only two presidential candidates, Kennedy Sandy of the Liberia Transformation Party (LTP) and Benoni Urey of the All Liberian Party (ALP), several months ago promised to send us their

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‘PRC Decree #11 Gives Govt Ownership of E.J. Roye Building’

[Observer] Solicitor General (SG) Cllr. Betty Lamin Blamo, on Wednesday, told Civil Law Court ‘B’ that the ownership and possessory rights of the controversial E.J. Roye Building were invested unto the government by the People’s Redemption Council (PRC…

[Observer] Solicitor General (SG) Cllr. Betty Lamin Blamo, on Wednesday, told Civil Law Court 'B' that the ownership and possessory rights of the controversial E.J. Roye Building were invested unto the government by the People's Redemption Council (PRC)-military junta decree#11.

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Assault and Sports Journalists – the Case of Debbah Vs. Marteh

[Observer] There are certain names when mentioned in the Liberian sports circle conjure memories of ecstasy and appreciation. Names like James Salinsa Debbah, George Oppong Weah, Thomas Kojo, and Sam Chebli are among such individuals. The current crop …

[Observer] There are certain names when mentioned in the Liberian sports circle conjure memories of ecstasy and appreciation. Names like James Salinsa Debbah, George Oppong Weah, Thomas Kojo, and Sam Chebli are among such individuals. The current crop of players with memorable mention includes Anthony Laffor, William Jebor, Francis Doe, Sekou Jabateh, Patrick Wleh, Zah Krangar, Solomon Grimes, among others. Like the James Debbah and George Weah group, these players are accorded a great deal of respect because of thei

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Winston Tubman, Endorses Cummings

[Observer] Cllr. Winston Tubman embraces ANC standard bearer: “So today I’m declaring before the country and indeed the whole world that I am fully behind and support the presidential ambition of Alexander Cummings.”

[Observer] Cllr. Winston Tubman embraces ANC standard bearer: "So today I'm declaring before the country and indeed the whole world that I am fully behind and support the presidential ambition of Alexander Cummings."

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