Observer Certificates ‘Person of the Year 2016’

[Observer] The management of the Daily Observer newspaper last Friday officially certificated its Person of the Year 2016, Mr. Tomah-Seh Floyd, in a brief ceremony at the newspaper’s offices at ELWA Junction in Paynesville.

[Observer] The management of the Daily Observer newspaper last Friday officially certificated its Person of the Year 2016, Mr. Tomah-Seh Floyd, in a brief ceremony at the newspaper's offices at ELWA Junction in Paynesville.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

K3, the New Player in Telecom Sector

[Observer] The rigmarole about the increase in taxes levied by the Government of Liberia on local telecommunications service providers, especially for voice calls, has seen a growing number of subscribers channel their phone calls through the internet….

[Observer] The rigmarole about the increase in taxes levied by the Government of Liberia on local telecommunications service providers, especially for voice calls, has seen a growing number of subscribers channel their phone calls through the internet. One might observe that the consumer trend aims not so much to save on the cost per phone call as it might be to embrace a more superior value proposition made possible via the internet as a platform for calls, text and video. Well, consumers will soon have to look no f

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Moci Engages Rural Business People

[Observer] The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) has ended a 2-day engagement with business people in Bong and Nimba counties, aimed at helping them to improve their businesses through the Small Business Administration (SBA) and to address some …

[Observer] The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) has ended a 2-day engagement with business people in Bong and Nimba counties, aimed at helping them to improve their businesses through the Small Business Administration (SBA) and to address some of the challenges, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

House Committee Demands MCC, LNP for Laws to Seize Goods From Street Sellers

[Observer] The House’s joint Committee on Commerce, Ways, Means, Finance and Development has mandated the Liberia National Police (LNP) and the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) to furnish the Joint Committee with copies of the statutes or laws that give…

[Observer] The House's joint Committee on Commerce, Ways, Means, Finance and Development has mandated the Liberia National Police (LNP) and the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) to furnish the Joint Committee with copies of the statutes or laws that give them authority to auction (publically sale) seized businesses from street sellers.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GOL Must Use Elections to Strengthen Citizenship

[Observer] The Liberian government must use the forthcoming elections to strengthen the country’s citizenship by using contests among political parties and individuals to promote the people’s commitment to the country.

[Observer] The Liberian government must use the forthcoming elections to strengthen the country's citizenship by using contests among political parties and individuals to promote the people's commitment to the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Rejected ‘Registrants’ Blamed for Monsterrado’s Low Registration

[Observer] Since the start of the nationwide voter registration exercise, Montserrado County has witnessed the denial of female Muslims (for allegedly refusing to take-off their headscarves) and Mandingos (for allegedly being non-Liberians).

[Observer] Since the start of the nationwide voter registration exercise, Montserrado County has witnessed the denial of female Muslims (for allegedly refusing to take-off their headscarves) and Mandingos (for allegedly being non-Liberians).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Two Chinese Arrested for Importing N5 Billion Worth of Substandard Tyres

[Guardian] As a ploy to cheat Nigerians and endanger their lives, importers of sub-standard tyres are beginning to latch on to regulations by government agencies, which insist that car owners buy new tyres, by deploying post-dated tyres into the market.

[Guardian] As a ploy to cheat Nigerians and endanger their lives, importers of sub-standard tyres are beginning to latch on to regulations by government agencies, which insist that car owners buy new tyres, by deploying post-dated tyres into the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

1967, a Metaphor for Military Slaughter

[Vanguard] The international human rights outfit, Amnesty International, AI, has engaged the Nigerian military authorities in a war of wits, accusations and counter-accusations since our armed forces embraced a full-scale campaign to overcome the Boko …

[Vanguard] The international human rights outfit, Amnesty International, AI, has engaged the Nigerian military authorities in a war of wits, accusations and counter-accusations since our armed forces embraced a full-scale campaign to overcome the Boko Haram Islamist threat in Northern Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I’ll Run in 2019, If… – Tinubu

[Vanguard] All Progressives Congress, APC, leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said that he could contest for a political office in the near future including the Presidency whenever the right opportunity presents itself.

[Vanguard] All Progressives Congress, APC, leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said that he could contest for a political office in the near future including the Presidency whenever the right opportunity presents itself.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria