President Sirleaf Delivers Final Farewell Message to the Nation, Thanks God for the Drive to Exhaust All Possibilities

[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has delivered her farewell message to the nation. She recounted: “12 years ago, on the 26th of January, 2006, I had the privilege to address you, the people of Liberia, for the first time as your presid…

[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has delivered her farewell message to the nation. She recounted: "12 years ago, on the 26th of January, 2006, I had the privilege to address you, the people of Liberia, for the first time as your president. We were a nation exhaustedfrom three decades of conflict. We were starting from zero, with the complete destruction of our national infastructure, a collasped economy, and a State incapable of providing services to its people. Our collective faith and resolve wereput to t

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Sirleaf Congratulates Ecowas

[Govt of Liberia] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is congratulating the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), for selecting January 16 each year as ECOWAS Human Rights Day. ECOWAS Human Rights Day was proclaimed on December 16, …

[Govt of Liberia] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is congratulating the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), for selecting January 16 each year as ECOWAS Human Rights Day. ECOWAS Human Rights Day was proclaimed on December 16, 2016 during the 50th Ordinary Session of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government with the aim to promote human rights and inclusive government mainly with regard to women and you.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Statement From Duga

[Foroyaa] “We watched with great concern, the recent political violence between rival political factions in Busumbala. Violence between political rivals is unacceptable, undemocratic and a threat to the fragile security in our new found dispensation.

[Foroyaa] "We watched with great concern, the recent political violence between rival political factions in Busumbala. Violence between political rivals is unacceptable, undemocratic and a threat to the fragile security in our new found dispensation.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Fraud, Irregularity and Illegality in Elections – How Much Is Too Much? a Comparison of Kenya and Liberia

[Observer] On September 1, 2017, the Supreme Court of Kenya defied popular expectations by declaring null and void the Kenyan Presidential elections of August 8, 2017 in which incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner by the Independen…

[Observer] On September 1, 2017, the Supreme Court of Kenya defied popular expectations by declaring null and void the Kenyan Presidential elections of August 8, 2017 in which incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner by the Independent Electoral and Borders Commission (IEBC). The decision gave African opposition politicians, who have long sought justice through the courts relief but failed against ruling parties that allegedly rig or steal elections, renewed optimism. Before the September 2017 rulin

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Justice Ja’neh Lectures Ricks Students On Leadership Traits

[Observer] Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh has described honesty and transparency as traits of good leadership that those aspiring for any position of trust should practice. Justice Ja’neh also stressed that it was important for leaders to work in the…

[Observer] Associate Justice Kabineh Ja'neh has described honesty and transparency as traits of good leadership that those aspiring for any position of trust should practice. Justice Ja'neh also stressed that it was important for leaders to work in the open and avoid hiding things from their members, an act that would create suspicion in the minds of the governed.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CBL to Host National Payment Systems Stakeholders Forum

[Observer] CBL Governor Milton A. Weeks: “…the strategy of the Central Bank of Liberia is to educate the Liberian Public about the payment systems modernization initiatives, thereby creating popular support for it.”

[Observer] CBL Governor Milton A. Weeks: "...the strategy of the Central Bank of Liberia is to educate the Liberian Public about the payment systems modernization initiatives, thereby creating popular support for it."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

A Short Story About Corruption

[Observer] Uncle Joe Blow was a jovial man; always in a good mood. He was employed as Comptroller at the Oil Company. All the Company’s employees liked him because of the way he handled things in his office. Once in a while, he would give out “small, s…

[Observer] Uncle Joe Blow was a jovial man; always in a good mood. He was employed as Comptroller at the Oil Company. All the Company's employees liked him because of the way he handled things in his office. Once in a while, he would give out "small, small things" from the petty cash box to other Company workers whom he considered his "good friends." When paying out money to the Company's consultants and other contractors he would always say, "the cash box has no right to sneeze, even though it holds all the ingredie

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia