‘Advocacy Action Plan’ W/Shop Aims to Protect, Promote Community Land Rights

[Observer] A four day “Advocacy Action Plan” workshop to address the protection and promotion of community land rights for national development, which is part of the EU funded project, “Land Rights for Liberia”, is scheduled for November 20 thru 24 in …

[Observer] A four day "Advocacy Action Plan" workshop to address the protection and promotion of community land rights for national development, which is part of the EU funded project, "Land Rights for Liberia", is scheduled for November 20 thru 24 in Monrovia. The Land Rights for Liberia Project is implemented through three organizations: Welthungerhilfe (WHH), Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) and Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD); each with one or more partners. The Workshop will bring togethe

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lada Facilitates U.S.$44K Loans From Lead for Farmers’ Cooperatives

[Observer] The Liberia Agribusiness Development Activity (LADA) recently facilitated loans worth US$44,000 from Liberia Entrepreneurial Asset Development (LEAD) for six farmer cooperatives in Montserrado County to improve farm productivity.

[Observer] The Liberia Agribusiness Development Activity (LADA) recently facilitated loans worth US$44,000 from Liberia Entrepreneurial Asset Development (LEAD) for six farmer cooperatives in Montserrado County to improve farm productivity.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Cllr. Allison Provides ‘Strange Testimony’

[Observer] The jam-packed James Fromoyan Hall at the National Elections Commission (NEC) was a hilarious scene yesterday when Cllr. Frances Johnson Allison took the witness stand in the ongoing alleged electoral irregularities and frauds case and testi…

[Observer] The jam-packed James Fromoyan Hall at the National Elections Commission (NEC) was a hilarious scene yesterday when Cllr. Frances Johnson Allison took the witness stand in the ongoing alleged electoral irregularities and frauds case and testified on the basis of speculations and media reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S. Wants Boakai, Weah to Focus On Runoff

[Observer] The United States Government, through its Embassy accredited near Monrovia says it has confidence in the integrity of the hotly contested October 10 presidential and representatives elections–indicating that no accredited Liberian, regional…

[Observer] The United States Government, through its Embassy accredited near Monrovia says it has confidence in the integrity of the hotly contested October 10 presidential and representatives elections--indicating that no accredited Liberian, regional, or international observation group suggested that the cumulative anomalies observed reflect systemic issues sufficient to undermine the fundamental integrity of the electoral process. The US Government's statement is in reference to the ongoing allegation of fraud and

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Supreme Court Hears UP’s Case Against NEC Today

[Observer] Deadlock deepens: Cllr. Sherman wants NEC to exonerate itself from the fraud charges by submitting their records. NEC’s lead lawyer, Cllr. Dean (opposite Sherman), says UP’s “technicalities” are delay tactics.

[Observer] Deadlock deepens: Cllr. Sherman wants NEC to exonerate itself from the fraud charges by submitting their records. NEC's lead lawyer, Cllr. Dean (opposite Sherman), says UP's "technicalities" are delay tactics.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

SLPP Spokesman Remanded

[Concord] National Publicity Secretary of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), Lahai Lawrence Leema, yesterday spent the night at the Male Correction Centre in Freetown after he was refused bail on his maiden appearance in court on se…

[Concord] National Publicity Secretary of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), Lahai Lawrence Leema, yesterday spent the night at the Male Correction Centre in Freetown after he was refused bail on his maiden appearance in court on seven count charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone