‘Ecowas Court of Justice for Everybody’

[Observer] The vice president of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice, Micah Wilkins Wright, has clarified that the court was not established to hear only wealthy people’s cases, but everybody’s.

[Observer] The vice president of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice, Micah Wilkins Wright, has clarified that the court was not established to hear only wealthy people's cases, but everybody's.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Liberia Deserves Better… ‘

[Observer] On Friday, the political leader of the Alternative National Congress (ANC), Alexander Benedict Cummings, promised Liberians that if given the presidency, he will be severe on corruption and law breakers.

[Observer] On Friday, the political leader of the Alternative National Congress (ANC), Alexander Benedict Cummings, promised Liberians that if given the presidency, he will be severe on corruption and law breakers.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NDC Takes NEC to Supreme Court

[Observer] The National Democratic Coalition (NDC), one of the many political parties existing and expecting to participate in the upcoming presidential and legislative elections, has taken the National Elections Commission (NEC) to the Supreme Court f…

[Observer] The National Democratic Coalition (NDC), one of the many political parties existing and expecting to participate in the upcoming presidential and legislative elections, has taken the National Elections Commission (NEC) to the Supreme Court for what the party allegedly said is a "Gross violation of its right to function as a political party under the laws of Liberia."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Butaw, GVL to Construct Over U.S.$33 K Nurses Quarters

[Observer] Citizens of Butaw District in Sinoe County and Golden Veroleum Liberia on Friday, January 20, broke ground for the construction of four-bedroom modern nurses’ quarters at the Butaw Clinic, valued at US$33,395.80 and funded under the GVL Comm…

[Observer] Citizens of Butaw District in Sinoe County and Golden Veroleum Liberia on Friday, January 20, broke ground for the construction of four-bedroom modern nurses' quarters at the Butaw Clinic, valued at US$33,395.80 and funded under the GVL Community Development Fund program, a press release from the company said.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

House Renews Probe On ‘Missing Us$1.2 Million’

[Observer] The House of Representatives has mandated the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to investigate the US$1.2 million used on the 2013 Nationwide Oil Consultation tour, including US$100,000 which is believed to have “vanished into thin air.” The tour was intended for the passage of the New Petroleum (Oil & Gas) Laws.

[Observer] The House of Representatives has mandated the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to investigate the US$1.2 million used on the 2013 Nationwide Oil Consultation tour, including US$100,000 which is believed to have "vanished into thin air." The tour was intended for the passage of the New Petroleum (Oil & Gas) Laws.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Sirleaf in Ethiopia for 28th AU Summit

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and delegation on Saturday arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to attend the 28th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government. The Summit is held under the theme “Harnessing the Demographic Div…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and delegation on Saturday arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to attend the 28th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government. The Summit is held under the theme "Harnessing the Demographic Dividends through Investing in Youths."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cuba Continues to Thrive

[Observer] Cuba’s Chargè d’Affaires, Yordenis Despaigne Vera, says despite U.S. imposed sanctions that are crippling the economic and infrastructural development of his country, Cuba continues to make tremendous strides in development.

[Observer] Cuba's Chargè d'Affaires, Yordenis Despaigne Vera, says despite U.S. imposed sanctions that are crippling the economic and infrastructural development of his country, Cuba continues to make tremendous strides in development.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Over High Currency Exchange Rate – Markets, Petty Traders Ignite Protest

[Observer] Businesspeople across the country are poised to vent their frustration today, January 30, over the unprecedented surge in the rate of exchange between the Liberian dollar (LRD) and the US dollar (USD). The business owners, including market w…

[Observer] Businesspeople across the country are poised to vent their frustration today, January 30, over the unprecedented surge in the rate of exchange between the Liberian dollar (LRD) and the US dollar (USD). The business owners, including market women, petty traders and some small businesses have agreed to embark on a protest, suspending all sales to the public until government can arrest the situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Naymote Trains VR Canvassers in Southeast

[Observer] The National Youth Movement for Transparent Elections (NAYMOTE) with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has completed training of canvassers as part of the civic voter education (CVE) campaign for the upcoming voter r…

[Observer] The National Youth Movement for Transparent Elections (NAYMOTE) with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has completed training of canvassers as part of the civic voter education (CVE) campaign for the upcoming voter registration (VR) process. The goal of the training was to increase citizens' participation in the democratic processes in southeastern Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia