Construction of U.S.$23 Million Capitol Annexes Underway

[Observer] The joint leadership of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the 53rd Legislature yesterday toured the ongoing construction of two annexes at the Capitol Building, which is funded by the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

[Observer] The joint leadership of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the 53rd Legislature yesterday toured the ongoing construction of two annexes at the Capitol Building, which is funded by the People's Republic of China (PRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Alfalit Honors Staff

[Observer] At least 49 staff members of Alfalit International, an adult literacy provider, were honored last Friday for what their director described as “the splendid job done at the entity.”

[Observer] At least 49 staff members of Alfalit International, an adult literacy provider, were honored last Friday for what their director described as "the splendid job done at the entity."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Removing Tariffs, Good, but Where Is Our Agriculture Policy?

[Observer] The issuance of Executive Order No. 81 further suspending tariff on agricultural equipment, live animals for breeding and seeds for agriculture is a significant step by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf toward promoting the nation’s agricultur…

[Observer] The issuance of Executive Order No. 81 further suspending tariff on agricultural equipment, live animals for breeding and seeds for agriculture is a significant step by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf toward promoting the nation's agriculture sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Big Boy 1’ Arrested, but Released

[Observer] Criminal Court ‘C’ yesterday arrested the man the Special Presidential Taskforce has allegedly identified as the controversial ‘Big Boy 1’, named in the Global Witness bribery scandal, but was later released by the court.

[Observer] Criminal Court 'C' yesterday arrested the man the Special Presidential Taskforce has allegedly identified as the controversial 'Big Boy 1', named in the Global Witness bribery scandal, but was later released by the court.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mt. Nimba Humbles Mt. Wologizi in Historic Match

[Observer] It was a game of equals. It was a game of historic proportions and after grueling more than 90 minutes of total football that showcased the best in Liberian County Football, the gods of Nimba County earned their rightful place and sent their…

[Observer] It was a game of equals. It was a game of historic proportions and after grueling more than 90 minutes of total football that showcased the best in Liberian County Football, the gods of Nimba County earned their rightful place and sent their counterparts in Lofa County to tears.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LNP Calls for Collaboration to Curtail Crimes

[Observer] Police Director Gregory O. W. Coleman has called for continued collaboration between community dwellers and the Liberia National Police (LNP) as a way to successfully handle crimes across the country.

[Observer] Police Director Gregory O. W. Coleman has called for continued collaboration between community dwellers and the Liberia National Police (LNP) as a way to successfully handle crimes across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

MoH Driver Gets 25 Years for Murder

[Observer] Judge Roosevelt Willie of Criminal Court ‘A’ at the Temple of Justice on Tuesday sentenced defendant Miller Komeh to 25 years at the Monrovia Central Prison, where he has been detained since June of last year.

[Observer] Judge Roosevelt Willie of Criminal Court 'A' at the Temple of Justice on Tuesday sentenced defendant Miller Komeh to 25 years at the Monrovia Central Prison, where he has been detained since June of last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

FDA Rangers Seize Bush Meat

[Observer] Forestry Development Authority (FDA) rangers assigned at the Clay Checkpoint outside Monrovia over the weekend intercepted some bush meat from traders in Bomi County.

[Observer] Forestry Development Authority (FDA) rangers assigned at the Clay Checkpoint outside Monrovia over the weekend intercepted some bush meat from traders in Bomi County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Traders Say Complex Taxes, Petty Traders Ruin Business

[Daily News] Taxation issues and almost free rein that petty traders enjoy led to the reported rise in business closure, a leader of business community, Johnson Minja has said.

[Daily News] Taxation issues and almost free rein that petty traders enjoy led to the reported rise in business closure, a leader of business community, Johnson Minja has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania