War-Affected Youths Acquire Skills

[New Dawn] Camp for Peace Liberia (CFP) – a local NGO with support from the United States Workers Union of Canada, has ended two days business training for youths in Zorzor and Salayea districts, Lofa County, northern Liberia. Executive Director B. Abe…

[New Dawn] Camp for Peace Liberia (CFP) - a local NGO with support from the United States Workers Union of Canada, has ended two days business training for youths in Zorzor and Salayea districts, Lofa County, northern Liberia. Executive Director B. Abel Learwellie, says the training is part of a project titled, "War Affected Youth Rehabilitation Program."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The White-Chickens At Capitol Hill

[New Dawn] The Institute for Research and Democratic Development or IREDD’s Legislative Report Card for 2016 has painted a grim picture for members of the House of Representatives and the Liberian Senate with some lawmakers scoring low marks and others…

[New Dawn] The Institute for Research and Democratic Development or IREDD's Legislative Report Card for 2016 has painted a grim picture for members of the House of Representatives and the Liberian Senate with some lawmakers scoring low marks and others receiving high scores.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Voters’ Registration Row

[New Dawn] The fallouts from the just ended exhibition of the voters’ registration roll have reached the Plenary of the Liberian Senate.The Senate has summoned the board of commissioners of the National Elections Commission or NEC to give reason why th…

[New Dawn] The fallouts from the just ended exhibition of the voters' registration roll have reached the Plenary of the Liberian Senate.The Senate has summoned the board of commissioners of the National Elections Commission or NEC to give reason why they should not be held in contempt over the electoral body's missteps in the voters' roll exhibition process, which senators say have the propensity to undermine the credibility of the 2017 Presidential and Legislative elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

ALP Raises Red Flag

[New Dawn] The opposition All Liberian Party or ALP of businessman turned politician Benoni W. Urey has challenged recent comments by the Chairman of the National Elections Commission or NEC, Jerome George Korkoya that the public should not worry if th…

[New Dawn] The opposition All Liberian Party or ALP of businessman turned politician Benoni W. Urey has challenged recent comments by the Chairman of the National Elections Commission or NEC, Jerome George Korkoya that the public should not worry if their names were not found on the provisional voter's roll exhibition, as anyone with a valid voter's ID card would vote in the October 10th, describing the statement as "problematic, scaring and frustrating."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

PYJ, Weah Fail!

[New Dawn] A report by the Institute for Research and Democratic Development on the performance of the 53rd Liberian Legislature for 2016 has graded both Senators George Manneh Weah of Montserrado County and Prince Yormie Johnson of Nimba County as fai…

[New Dawn] A report by the Institute for Research and Democratic Development on the performance of the 53rd Liberian Legislature for 2016 has graded both Senators George Manneh Weah of Montserrado County and Prince Yormie Johnson of Nimba County as failures.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Give Renewable Energy a Chance, Govt Urged

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe has the capacity to produce 1,600 megawatts (MW) of electricity from renewable energy resources by 2030, more than its current demand but lacks technology to exploit its resources, the energy minister, Samuel Undenge said l…

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe has the capacity to produce 1,600 megawatts (MW) of electricity from renewable energy resources by 2030, more than its current demand but lacks technology to exploit its resources, the energy minister, Samuel Undenge said last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

National Elections Commission Reschedules Snowe, Karmo Hearing

[FrontPageAfrica] Bomi County -Lawyers representing the legal interest of Representative Edwin Melvin Snowe (Montserrado County, District-6) in the case Edwin Melvin Snowe vs, Samuel Gayah Karmo (UP-District-1 Bomi County), before the Bomi County elect…

[FrontPageAfrica] Bomi County -Lawyers representing the legal interest of Representative Edwin Melvin Snowe (Montserrado County, District-6) in the case Edwin Melvin Snowe vs, Samuel Gayah Karmo (UP-District-1 Bomi County), before the Bomi County election magistrate have pleaded for the hearing that was scheduled for June 21, 2017, to be rescheduled to June 24.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

PSDI Audit ‘A Witch Hunt’ – James Kollie Exposes Strains With Finance Minister in Letter to President Sirleaf

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Just days after the leak of a preliminary draft audit on the Private Sector Development Initiative (PDSI) which spurred a ricochet criticisms amongst Liberians and international stakeholders, Dr. James Kollie, the former Dep…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Just days after the leak of a preliminary draft audit on the Private Sector Development Initiative (PDSI) which spurred a ricochet criticisms amongst Liberians and international stakeholders, Dr. James Kollie, the former Deputy Minister of Finance for Fiscal Affairs and the current head of the Liberia Maritime Authority penned a detailed letter of protest to President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, accusing the current Finance minister, Boima Kamara of masterminding a witch-hunt and prematurely leaking the report

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia