Oscar Cooper Outlines Agenda

[Observer] Liberia is yet to attain economic prosperity and infrastructural development because of years of bad governance and massive corruption that often go with the culture of impunity, according to Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper. An independe…

[Observer] Liberia is yet to attain economic prosperity and infrastructural development because of years of bad governance and massive corruption that often go with the culture of impunity, according to Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper. An independent presidential candidate in the October 10 elections under the Oscar Cooper Xperience (OCX), the Margibi Senator noted that the country is endowed with numerous resources that would help empower and improve the living condition of its citizens, but the selfishness of p

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The Liberian Government’s School Privatisation Program Exposed

[Observer] A leaked copy of a draft confidential summary of the Government commissioned Midline Report investigating the Partnership Schools for Liberia (PSL) program concludes that the program has not demonstrated that it can work in average Liberian …

[Observer] A leaked copy of a draft confidential summary of the Government commissioned Midline Report investigating the Partnership Schools for Liberia (PSL) program concludes that the program has not demonstrated that it can work in average Liberian schools, with sustainable budgets and staffing levels, and without negative side effects on other schools.

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Simeon Freeman Sued for U.S.$850

[Observer] With just 32 days to the elections, the Monrovia City Court has cited Simeon Freeman, the standard bearer of the opposition Movement for Progressive Change (MPC), to answer to the allegation that he has refused to pay a balance of US$850 for…

[Observer] With just 32 days to the elections, the Monrovia City Court has cited Simeon Freeman, the standard bearer of the opposition Movement for Progressive Change (MPC), to answer to the allegation that he has refused to pay a balance of US$850 for the printing of 40,000 flyers for his party's campaign activities. The flyers were allegedly printed by the J. Max Printing Press in Monrovia based on an agreement with Mr. Freeman, of which he had paid US$750, leaving a balance of US$850. The court's decision to cite

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Elfrieda Tamba Has Made Her Parents and Liberia Proud

[Observer] Like her father, Frank James Stewart, Liberia’s Budget Director through the 1970s, she went through elementary and secondary school right here in Liberia. She later traveled to the United States for college and graduate work in her father’s …

[Observer] Like her father, Frank James Stewart, Liberia's Budget Director through the 1970s, she went through elementary and secondary school right here in Liberia. She later traveled to the United States for college and graduate work in her father's profession--Accounting and Management. With talent and integrity, she could have remained in the USA, or sought employment anywhere in Europe, Asia or some other African country. No, Elfrieda, like her father, who trained in Accounting and Management at New York's Colum

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King William’s Town Detectives Seek Person in Connection With Murder Case

[SAPS] King William’s Town detectives are looking for Mr Eveno Baartjies in connection with the death of his wife. Yesterday, Detectives were investigating a report made on a missing person, Carmellia Baartjies -36 years who was reported missing on Sun…

[SAPS] King William's Town detectives are looking for Mr Eveno Baartjies in connection with the death of his wife. Yesterday, Detectives were investigating a report made on a missing person, Carmellia Baartjies -36 years who was reported missing on Sunday 2017-09-05 by her husband. Police visited her home in Breidbach where the couple lives. Her husband was interviewed to clear up information received from concerned community members about his wife's disappearance. During the interview Police noticed loose soil u

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Transnet School Head Fired Amid Claims of ‘Inadequate’ Training

[Daily Maverick] Transnet has suspended the principal of its Durban-based Maritime School of Excellence amid student complaints that their training was mismanaged and “chaotic”. By Zanele Mji for AMABHUNGANE.

[Daily Maverick] Transnet has suspended the principal of its Durban-based Maritime School of Excellence amid student complaints that their training was mismanaged and "chaotic". By Zanele Mji for AMABHUNGANE.

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What a Mismanaged Economy Means for Ordinary South Africans

[Daily Maverick] As South Africans, we should be worried that our country is in crisis mode – a downward spiral into mass, uncontrollable poverty – despite the Statistician-General Pali Lehohla’s recent positive announcement about the economy.

[Daily Maverick] As South Africans, we should be worried that our country is in crisis mode - a downward spiral into mass, uncontrollable poverty - despite the Statistician-General Pali Lehohla's recent positive announcement about the economy.

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