Protesters Demand NEC to Qualify Abu Kamara

[Observer] Protesters who besieged the main entrance to the National Elections Commission yesterday demanded that Abu Kamara, who the commission barred from contesting the upcoming elections on grounds that he violated the controversial Code of Conduct…

[Observer] Protesters who besieged the main entrance to the National Elections Commission yesterday demanded that Abu Kamara, who the commission barred from contesting the upcoming elections on grounds that he violated the controversial Code of Conduct (COC), be finally allowed to run for elective office.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Orange Launches LTE in Gbarnga

[Observer] The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Orange Liberia, Mr. Mamadou Coulibaly, has said in no uncertain terms that Orange is in Liberia for the long term. Mr. Coulibaly made the comments programs marking the launch of Orange’s new 4G/LTE site i…

[Observer] The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Orange Liberia, Mr. Mamadou Coulibaly, has said in no uncertain terms that Orange is in Liberia for the long term. Mr. Coulibaly made the comments programs marking the launch of Orange's new 4G/LTE site in Bong County over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Chinese Traditional Medicine Highlighted

[Observer] Dr. Wang Tao, a Chinese medical doctor assigned at the John F. Kennedy (JFK) Medical Center in Monrovia, has underscored the importance of his country’s traditional medicine as compared to orthodox treatments.

[Observer] Dr. Wang Tao, a Chinese medical doctor assigned at the John F. Kennedy (JFK) Medical Center in Monrovia, has underscored the importance of his country's traditional medicine as compared to orthodox treatments.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S. Ambassador Challenges Liberians to Embrace Peaceful Elections

[Observer] United States Ambassador to Liberia, Christine Elder, yesterday called on Liberians, especially the youth, to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner during and after the upcoming elections.

[Observer] United States Ambassador to Liberia, Christine Elder, yesterday called on Liberians, especially the youth, to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner during and after the upcoming elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

New Executive Orders Waive Storage, Duty Fees On Select Imports

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Orders No. 85 and 86, waiving customs duty and storage fees at the Freeport of Monrovia, and extending Executive Order 78, exempting the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) from cus…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Orders No. 85 and 86, waiving customs duty and storage fees at the Freeport of Monrovia, and extending Executive Order 78, exempting the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) from customs duties on selected items, a release from the Executive Mansion said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Campaign Platforms Must Be Issues-Based, Devoid of Insults and Violence

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) has finally declared open the presidential and legislative campaign. This comes amidst a lot of pre-campaign activities by political parties and individuals both in the public eye and on social media.

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) has finally declared open the presidential and legislative campaign. This comes amidst a lot of pre-campaign activities by political parties and individuals both in the public eye and on social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NEC Rules Against Rep. Snowe, Cites ‘Lack of Domicile’

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) Hearing Office headed by Cllr. Muanah S. Ville has announced that Rep. Edwin Melvin Snowe could not establish domicile as required by Elections laws to contest in the ensuing elections for Sinje Distri…

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) Hearing Office headed by Cllr. Muanah S. Ville has announced that Rep. Edwin Melvin Snowe could not establish domicile as required by Elections laws to contest in the ensuing elections for Sinje District #1 in Bomi County. The decision followed Senator Sando Dazoe Johnson's complaint on July 21 that Rep. Snowe was crisscrossing to another county even though he was a sitting representative for Montserrado County District #6.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GoL Kicks Off U.S.$40 Million Electricity Project

[Observer] The Government of Liberia through the Office of the National Authorizing Office, Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), has kicked off a contract to put up additional transmissions and distribution lines intended to absorb more…

[Observer] The Government of Liberia through the Office of the National Authorizing Office, Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), has kicked off a contract to put up additional transmissions and distribution lines intended to absorb more electricity to Monrovia from the Mount Coffee Hydro Dam.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UN Migration Chief Visits Northeast – New Fund Allocates U.S.$10.5 Million

[UN News] The United Nations has sharpened its focus on efforts to tackle the humanitarian crisis in northeast Nigeria, through a visit by its top migration official and the allocation of $10.5 million from a new fund.

[UN News] The United Nations has sharpened its focus on efforts to tackle the humanitarian crisis in northeast Nigeria, through a visit by its top migration official and the allocation of $10.5 million from a new fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Botswana Withdraws, Kenya Progress

[CAF] Botswana has withdrawn from the qualifiers of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018, ahead of this weekend’s Preliminary Round second leg clash against Kenya.

[CAF] Botswana has withdrawn from the qualifiers of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018, ahead of this weekend's Preliminary Round second leg clash against Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana