Fund Open Source Software Research to Enhance ICT for Development (ICT4D) and ICT for Dollars (ICT4$)

[Observer] I owe part of my IT education to the Open Source community. I enhanced my programming skills using Open Source programming languages; I garnered a better understanding of operating systems through my study and research of the Linux kernel; I…

[Observer] I owe part of my IT education to the Open Source community. I enhanced my programming skills using Open Source programming languages; I garnered a better understanding of operating systems through my study and research of the Linux kernel; I understood the inner workings of software by having access to their code; and in college, I used learning materials from computer science classes made available by MIT Open Courseware. But this article is not about how I benefited from open source software. I only ment

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National Domestic Youth League to Kick-Off

[Observer] The national domestic youth league featuring young talents from across Montserrado is expected to kick off in less than a week, according to the Liberia Football Association’s President, Musa Bility.

[Observer] The national domestic youth league featuring young talents from across Montserrado is expected to kick off in less than a week, according to the Liberia Football Association's President, Musa Bility.

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Bentol Residents Receive Free Medical Treatment

[Observer] The Albino Society of Liberia (LAS), through its “Free Medical Outreach Program,” has treated about 100 residents in Bentol City, Montserrado County, free of charge.

[Observer] The Albino Society of Liberia (LAS), through its "Free Medical Outreach Program," has treated about 100 residents in Bentol City, Montserrado County, free of charge.

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L$15K Monthly Salary a ‘Mockery of Judges’

[Observer] A war of words ensured yesterday between judges and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court when a judge assigned to Criminal Court ‘B’, Judge Gevon Smith, described their L$15,000 monthly salary as a “mockery of judges.”

[Observer] A war of words ensured yesterday between judges and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court when a judge assigned to Criminal Court 'B', Judge Gevon Smith, described their L$15,000 monthly salary as a "mockery of judges."

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Love International Wins Catakaw Academic Competition

[Observer] Love International School recently won the Miller B. Catakaw District #9 Montserrado County’s Annual Quiz Competition. The school defeated titleholder Joseph Jenkins Roberts (JJR) School 65 points to 45 to settle for second place.

[Observer] Love International School recently won the Miller B. Catakaw District #9 Montserrado County's Annual Quiz Competition. The school defeated titleholder Joseph Jenkins Roberts (JJR) School 65 points to 45 to settle for second place.

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Miss Liberia Takes Voter Registration Awareness Nationwide

[Observer] Wokie Dolo, Miss Liberia 2017, has embarked on a massive voter registration (VR) awareness campaign to encourage eligible Liberians to turn out and register to participate in the elections in October.

[Observer] Wokie Dolo, Miss Liberia 2017, has embarked on a massive voter registration (VR) awareness campaign to encourage eligible Liberians to turn out and register to participate in the elections in October.

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EU Clarifies Funding Role in Liberia’s Election

[Observer] The European Union (EU) delegation near Monrovia has dispelled comments in the Daily Observer’s February 8 editorial that most of the funding for the 2017 presidential and legislative elections rests on government.

[Observer] The European Union (EU) delegation near Monrovia has dispelled comments in the Daily Observer's February 8 editorial that most of the funding for the 2017 presidential and legislative elections rests on government.

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MFDP Audit Admits Kiazolu’s Role in U.S.$82,000 Disbursement

[Observer] The Ministry of Finance & Development’s Internal Audit Agency’s (IAA) investigation into the alleged financial management malpractices that has caused the dismissal of two employees has refuted Minister Boima Kamara’s claim that the two men misinformed the Comptroller and Accountant General, Hanson Kiazolu, that he gave his approval for the opening of the account in the disbursement of US$81,265.

[Observer] The Ministry of Finance & Development's Internal Audit Agency's (IAA) investigation into the alleged financial management malpractices that has caused the dismissal of two employees has refuted Minister Boima Kamara's claim that the two men misinformed the Comptroller and Accountant General, Hanson Kiazolu, that he gave his approval for the opening of the account in the disbursement of US$81,265.

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Liberia Demands U.S.$1 Million From Two Illegal Fishing Boats

[Observer] Liberian authorities say they have impounded two foreign fishing vessels and are seeking US$1million in compensation, the Ministry of National Defense has confirmed.

[Observer] Liberian authorities say they have impounded two foreign fishing vessels and are seeking US$1million in compensation, the Ministry of National Defense has confirmed.

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Paynesville, Lagos Sign MOU

[Observer] The city of Paynesville has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Lagos State Government to facilitate the completion of 100 Resilient Cities projects aimed at assisting cities to address 21st century challenges, according to a…

[Observer] The city of Paynesville has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Lagos State Government to facilitate the completion of 100 Resilient Cities projects aimed at assisting cities to address 21st century challenges, according to a press release.

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