“Respect, Implement Supreme Court’s Mandate,” Labor Congress Tells NEC

[Observer] The Secretary General of the Liberia Labor Congress (LLC), David Sackoh, said at a press conference last weekend that the LLC welcomes the holding of the runoff election with the hope that the NEC will respect and implement the Supreme Court…

[Observer] The Secretary General of the Liberia Labor Congress (LLC), David Sackoh, said at a press conference last weekend that the LLC welcomes the holding of the runoff election with the hope that the NEC will respect and implement the Supreme Court’s mandate, which includes the cleanup of the Final Registration Roll (FRR) to ensure transparency and integrity in the process.

Pres. Sirleaf Prededicates RIA New Passenger Terminal, Runway

[Observer] Indications have emerged that the new passenger terminal at the Roberts International Airport (RIA), which was pre-dedicated by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf yesterday, will increase passenger volume and provide better services comparable …

[Observer] Indications have emerged that the new passenger terminal at the Roberts International Airport (RIA), which was pre-dedicated by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf yesterday, will increase passenger volume and provide better services comparable elsewhere in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Health – Girls Alliance Wants FGM Abolished

[Observer] A local non-governmental organization (NGO), the Girls Alliance for Future Leadership, which focuses on the protection and advancement of teenage girls, has called on the Legislature, Executive and the Judiciary branches of government to abo…

[Observer] A local non-governmental organization (NGO), the Girls Alliance for Future Leadership, which focuses on the protection and advancement of teenage girls, has called on the Legislature, Executive and the Judiciary branches of government to abolishing the age-old practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Boakai Promises 50k Jobs in First 150 Days

[Observer] Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai has promised to create 50,000 jobs in 150 days to help ease the high unemployment rate that affects especially young people when he emerges victorious in the pending presidential elections.

[Observer] Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai has promised to create 50,000 jobs in 150 days to help ease the high unemployment rate that affects especially young people when he emerges victorious in the pending presidential elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Weah Rallies in Nimba

[NEWS] Ahead of the run-off presidential election slated for December 26, 2017, the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has intensified its campaign to ensure victory.

[NEWS] Ahead of the run-off presidential election slated for December 26, 2017, the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has intensified its campaign to ensure victory.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ex – Malawi Soldier Jailed 9 Years for Disemboweling Man Over Beer Bill

[Nyasa Times] The High Court in Mzuzu has jailed a former soldier at Moyale Barracks of the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) to nine years imprisonment with hard labour for disemboweling a 43-year-old man at Jombo Trading Centre on Christmas Day in 2012.

[Nyasa Times] The High Court in Mzuzu has jailed a former soldier at Moyale Barracks of the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) to nine years imprisonment with hard labour for disemboweling a 43-year-old man at Jombo Trading Centre on Christmas Day in 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Weah, Be Careful of Endorsements

[Observer] Since the conduct of the October 10 election that put George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) ahead of Vice President Joseph N. Boakai of the Unity Party (UP), we have witnessed many politicians and organizations endorsing t…

[Observer] Since the conduct of the October 10 election that put George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) ahead of Vice President Joseph N. Boakai of the Unity Party (UP), we have witnessed many politicians and organizations endorsing the CDC standard bearer as the best choice to succeed President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UP Exposes Ambiguity in Supreme Court Decision

[Observer] A complaint filed by the ruling Unity Party (UP) against the National Elections Commission (NEC) for scheduling the December 26 runoff presidential elections has exposed many ambiguities in the Supreme Court opinion, on which the electoral b…

[Observer] A complaint filed by the ruling Unity Party (UP) against the National Elections Commission (NEC) for scheduling the December 26 runoff presidential elections has exposed many ambiguities in the Supreme Court opinion, on which the electoral body relied to set the date.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Research Important for Sustainable Economic Development’

[Observer] The World Bank Group Country Director, Larisa Leshchenko, who spoke recently at the honors symposium that formed part of the University of Liberia’s 98th commencement convocation, said research and development have become the most enduring a…

[Observer] The World Bank Group Country Director, Larisa Leshchenko, who spoke recently at the honors symposium that formed part of the University of Liberia's 98th commencement convocation, said research and development have become the most enduring and effective means of boosting sustainable economic development and re-enforcing a country's competitiveness.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia