HRW Criticises Placement of Over 1,500 People in Egypt On Terrorists List

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -International watchdog Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticised the placement of hundreds of Egyptians on terrorists list, in an official statement on Tuesday.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -International watchdog Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticised the placement of hundreds of Egyptians on terrorists list, in an official statement on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Cummings Attends Ellen’s Address

[Observer] Out of the dozens of opposition politicians vying for the upcoming elections, it was only the Alternative National Congress’ (ANC) political leader, Alexander B. Cummings, and Liberty Party’s Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine who attended Presi…

[Observer] Out of the dozens of opposition politicians vying for the upcoming elections, it was only the Alternative National Congress' (ANC) political leader, Alexander B. Cummings, and Liberty Party's Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine who attended President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's State of the Nation address yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

MIA Mobilizes County Officials On V.R. Exercise

[Observer] In response to the National Elections Commission’s (NEC) ambitious target of registering 2.5 million voters for the 2017 Presidential and Legislative elections, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) convened a strategic meeting in Monrovia …

[Observer] In response to the National Elections Commission's (NEC) ambitious target of registering 2.5 million voters for the 2017 Presidential and Legislative elections, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) convened a strategic meeting in Monrovia yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Eastern Star Fetes Kids

[Observer] A large number of children were recently treated to gifts and food at the Masonic Temple on Benson Street by the Order of Eastern Star (OES).

[Observer] A large number of children were recently treated to gifts and food at the Masonic Temple on Benson Street by the Order of Eastern Star (OES).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CBL Warns Against Arbitrary Exchange Rate Increase

[Observer] The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has observed with concern that some foreign exchange dealers and users have recently been in the practice of arbitrarily increasing the exchange rate between the Liberian dollar and US dollar by significantl…

[Observer] The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has observed with concern that some foreign exchange dealers and users have recently been in the practice of arbitrarily increasing the exchange rate between the Liberian dollar and US dollar by significantly increasing the spread between the buying and selling rates.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Chamber of Commerce, Building Markets Host Agoa Information Session

[Observer] AGOA Information Session: The Liberia Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Building Markets and the USAID/West Africa Trade and Investment Hub will host an informational session on the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) at the Li…

[Observer] AGOA Information Session: The Liberia Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Building Markets and the USAID/West Africa Trade and Investment Hub will host an informational session on the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) at the Liberia Chamber of Commerce on January 26, 2017 from 10am to 2:45pm. The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is a United States Trade Act, enacted on 18 May 2000.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

ELBC Reporter Faces Wrath of Information Minister

[Observer] Minutes after President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in her Annual Message, made a pronouncement favorable to the Liberian media, a reporter from the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS) found himself in “hot water” with the Minister of Information f…

[Observer] Minutes after President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in her Annual Message, made a pronouncement favorable to the Liberian media, a reporter from the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS) found himself in "hot water" with the Minister of Information for interviewing an opposition lawmaker about his reaction to the President's address.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Illegal Drugs Worth L$50K Seized in Nimba

[Observer] The Nimba County detachment of the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) over the week seized about 2,000 grams of illegal drugs in Ganta from two Nigerian nationals with the street value of about L$50,000.

[Observer] The Nimba County detachment of the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) over the week seized about 2,000 grams of illegal drugs in Ganta from two Nigerian nationals with the street value of about L$50,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

House Asks LTA, MOJ to Review Lonestar Cell MTN Action

[Observer] The House of Representatives has mandated the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and the Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) to review the recent action by Lonestar Cell MTN to determine any wrongdoing and appropriate “maximum punishment.”

[Observer] The House of Representatives has mandated the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and the Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) to review the recent action by Lonestar Cell MTN to determine any wrongdoing and appropriate "maximum punishment."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia