UP Appoints Committee to Write ‘Vetting Procedures’ for Speaker Candidates

[Observer] The National Executive Committee of the ruling Unity Party (UP) has set-up a committee to write the “Vetting Regulations and Procedures” for Representatives-elect of the party who wish to be nominated for the House Speaker election.

[Observer] The National Executive Committee of the ruling Unity Party (UP) has set-up a committee to write the "Vetting Regulations and Procedures" for Representatives-elect of the party who wish to be nominated for the House Speaker election.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Realizing Dreams Through the Development of Grassroots Football

[Observer] Players of young boys United FC at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium for their debut in the Montserrado County Championship playoffs (Photo credit: Levis Kerzuah)

[Observer] Players of young boys United FC at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium for their debut in the Montserrado County Championship playoffs (Photo credit: Levis Kerzuah)

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NEC Orders Recount in Electoral District # 4 in Bong County

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC), through its local office in upper Bong County, will on Tuesday, Nov. 21 conduct a recount in electoral district # 4 in Bong County.

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC), through its local office in upper Bong County, will on Tuesday, Nov. 21 conduct a recount in electoral district # 4 in Bong County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Liberia Needs More State Lawyers to Prosecute SGBV Cases’

[Observer] The outgoing Legal Advisor of the Sexual Gender Based Violence-Crime Unit (SGBV-CU) at the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has challenged the ministry to intensify the ongoing fight against persons accused of sexual offenses in spite of the gains …

[Observer] The outgoing Legal Advisor of the Sexual Gender Based Violence-Crime Unit (SGBV-CU) at the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has challenged the ministry to intensify the ongoing fight against persons accused of sexual offenses in spite of the gains made in that direction so far.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GOL to ‘No Longer’ Subsidize Wassce Fees for Students

[Observer] After paying fees for students who sat the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) pilot projects for the last five years, the Government of Liberia (GoL) over the weekend announced that it is no longer in the position to…

[Observer] After paying fees for students who sat the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) pilot projects for the last five years, the Government of Liberia (GoL) over the weekend announced that it is no longer in the position to shoulder the payment of examination fees for any group of candidates who qualify to sit the exam.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia Should Strive to Renew and Perfect Her Democracy Just As the USA, Right At This Moment, Is Doing Hers

[Observer] The recent statement by United States Ambassador accredited to Liberia, Christine Elder, expressing absolute confidence in NEC and urging the parties to proceed to the runoff without delay, has sparked broad criticism and concern among Liber…

[Observer] The recent statement by United States Ambassador accredited to Liberia, Christine Elder, expressing absolute confidence in NEC and urging the parties to proceed to the runoff without delay, has sparked broad criticism and concern among Liberians about unwarranted outside interference with the legal and judicial processes of the ongoing probe into complaints of fraud and gross irregularities in the October 10 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Africa Yoga Project Celebrates 10 Years With Open Invitation

[Capital FM] Known for teaching powerful free yoga classes to over 6,000 people in marginalized communities each week, Africa Yoga Project (AYP) Teachers’ talents extend far beyond yoga. In celebration of their 10 year celebration on November 25 at the…

[Capital FM] Known for teaching powerful free yoga classes to over 6,000 people in marginalized communities each week, Africa Yoga Project (AYP) Teachers' talents extend far beyond yoga. In celebration of their 10 year celebration on November 25 at the popular Alchemist Bar in Westlands, organizers are extending an open invitation to be part of the #AYPDAY.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Joint Arab Mission, GOL Propose Revised Financing Allocation for Gbarnga-Salayea Road Project

[Govt of Liberia] A joint-mission comprising representatives of the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) and Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has ended a three-day visit to the country during which discussions were held with the relevant a…

[Govt of Liberia] A joint-mission comprising representatives of the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) and Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has ended a three-day visit to the country during which discussions were held with the relevant authorities in Liberia and an agreement reached after series of technical meetings to propose a revised financing arrangement for each contributing donor. The revision came about upon having a surplus following the winning contractor's bid offer for the Gbarnga-Salayea Ro

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia