IREDD Urges Govt to Grant More Tax Relief to Local Businesses

[Observer] Deacon Johnson: “IREDD considered the Executive Order a welcoming development and a direct response to our advocacy campaign for fairer taxation in the country.”

[Observer] Deacon Johnson: "IREDD considered the Executive Order a welcoming development and a direct response to our advocacy campaign for fairer taxation in the country."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

David Tweh Inspires Monrovia Football Academy Players

[Observer] As one of the top players in the Liberia Football Association 1st division league and the National Team, Barrack Young Controllers forward David Tweh yesterday visited the Monrovia Football Academy to inspire the talented kids at the academy.

[Observer] As one of the top players in the Liberia Football Association 1st division league and the National Team, Barrack Young Controllers forward David Tweh yesterday visited the Monrovia Football Academy to inspire the talented kids at the academy.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LBS Apologizes to Movee National Chairman

[Observer] The management of the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS) last Wednesday, expressed regret to the national chairman of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr., for the erroneous report in a broadcast by its…

[Observer] The management of the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS) last Wednesday, expressed regret to the national chairman of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr., for the erroneous report in a broadcast by its ELBC Lofa County correspondent, Tokpa Tarnue, in Foya.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Voter Trucking Could Dampen Turnout During Run-Off

[Observer] The NEC has released the final results of the October 10 elections and determined that, since none of the 20 presidential candidates managed to gather the required 50 percent plus one of the total valid votes cast, there will be a run-off el…

[Observer] The NEC has released the final results of the October 10 elections and determined that, since none of the 20 presidential candidates managed to gather the required 50 percent plus one of the total valid votes cast, there will be a run-off election. However, there is reason to believe that voter turnout could significantly affect the outcome of the run-off due to a phenomenon from the voter registration period -- voter trucking.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lupita Nyong’o Opens Up On Her Sexual Harassment Experience With Harvey Weinstein

[This is Africa] Lupita Nyong’o, best known for her role in 12 Years a Slave is the latest woman to speak of her sexual harassment experience with Harvey Weinstein. Lupita is now encouraging everyone to “speak up to contribute to the end of the conspir…

[This is Africa] Lupita Nyong'o, best known for her role in 12 Years a Slave is the latest woman to speak of her sexual harassment experience with Harvey Weinstein. Lupita is now encouraging everyone to "speak up to contribute to the end of the conspiracy of silence."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Liberian President Slams Abuses, Violence Ahead of Runoff Elections

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Ahead of the upcoming run-off Presidential elections, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has condemned in the strongest terms what she calls the abuse and misuse of social media through the use of invective, hate speec…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Ahead of the upcoming run-off Presidential elections, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has condemned in the strongest terms what she calls the abuse and misuse of social media through the use of invective, hate speech and outright vulgarity.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CDC, UP Face-Off in Runoff Election – NEC Releases Final Results

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Elections Commission (NEC) has declared campaign open for the run-off election between Vice President Joseph Boakai and the Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Elections Commission (NEC) has declared campaign open for the run-off election between Vice President Joseph Boakai and the Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia