UK Parliamentary Delegation Visits Liberia

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received in audience a UK Parliamentary delegation and expressed appreciation over the visit to Liberia by cross-party four-member team.

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received in audience a UK Parliamentary delegation and expressed appreciation over the visit to Liberia by cross-party four-member team.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Young People Cautioned Against Violence

[NEWS] Finance Minister Boima S. Kamara has cautioned young people in Liberia against allowing themselves to be used by politicians to engage in violent behaviors that will lead to the destruction of lives and properties during the ongoing electoral pr…

[NEWS] Finance Minister Boima S. Kamara has cautioned young people in Liberia against allowing themselves to be used by politicians to engage in violent behaviors that will lead to the destruction of lives and properties during the ongoing electoral process.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Ruling Against Snowe Tantamount to Enacting New Law,’ Cllr. Sannoh Tells Supreme Court

[Observer] Rep. Snowe (L) remains confident to out-do his challenger Rep. Karmo (R), who questions Snowe’s eligibility to run for Representative in Senjeh District

[Observer] Rep. Snowe (L) remains confident to out-do his challenger Rep. Karmo (R), who questions Snowe's eligibility to run for Representative in Senjeh District

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Executive Order No. 87 Extends No. 80, Suspending Tariff On Rice

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Order No. 87; extending Executive Order No. 80 thus suspending tariff on rice. This Executive Order went into immediate effect on August 22, an Executive Mansion release has said.

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Order No. 87; extending Executive Order No. 80 thus suspending tariff on rice. This Executive Order went into immediate effect on August 22, an Executive Mansion release has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sierra Leone Mudslides – a Preventable Social Disaster or an Inevitable ‘Natural Disaster’?

[Observer] What lessons can African countries learn from Sierra Leone’s devastating mudslides? Was the disaster due to natural events or is there a social dimension? Is there anything such as a ‘natural disaster’? What can be done to reduce risks?

[Observer] What lessons can African countries learn from Sierra Leone's devastating mudslides? Was the disaster due to natural events or is there a social dimension? Is there anything such as a 'natural disaster'? What can be done to reduce risks?

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

LEC Connects Hotel Business in Sinkor

[Observer] Zein Jaffal, chief executive officer (CEO) of Waves Inn, Incorporated, has lauded the authority of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) for providing power, which has helped to ease the cost of running his business. Mr. Jaffal spoke wit…

[Observer] Zein Jaffal, chief executive officer (CEO) of Waves Inn, Incorporated, has lauded the authority of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) for providing power, which has helped to ease the cost of running his business. Mr. Jaffal spoke with reporters on Wednesday when the management of LEC provided an MVA transformer to help ease the high cost of running his hotel business. Megavolt amperes (MVA) is the unit used for measuring apparent power. The apparent power refers to the total current and voltage in

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Land Rights Act Returns to Committee Room but Senator Chie Sure of Passage By 53rd Legislature

[Observer] Following over three hours of exhaustive debate, 20 members of the Senate plenary yesterday voted to return the proposed Land Rights Act to committee room for further work before the concurrent vote. Tuesday’s debate was focused on four cate…

[Observer] Following over three hours of exhaustive debate, 20 members of the Senate plenary yesterday voted to return the proposed Land Rights Act to committee room for further work before the concurrent vote. Tuesday's debate was focused on four categories of land ownership, namely; Government Land, Public Land, Customary Land, and Private Land. The Land Rights Act was submitted to the National Legislature in 2014 by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, which according to the chairman of Lands, Mines, Energy, Natural R

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NEC Calls Parties to Verify Ballot Layout Before Print

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) on Wednesday said it has completed the layout of ballots for the ensuing elections and has called on all political parties to send one representative each to the Commission for the verification of the …

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) on Wednesday said it has completed the layout of ballots for the ensuing elections and has called on all political parties to send one representative each to the Commission for the verification of the layout. The NEC also called on independent candidates to attend the process of verifying the layout of the ballots before the final printing of the ballots takes place. Addressing journalists at the weekly elections update press briefing held at the Commission's headqua

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Calls On NEC to Be Dependable

[Observer] The October 10 Presidential and Legislative Elections stand to be a very critical turning point in the history of the country as it would ensure the deepening of the country’s young democracy as well as ensure the smooth political transition…

[Observer] The October 10 Presidential and Legislative Elections stand to be a very critical turning point in the history of the country as it would ensure the deepening of the country's young democracy as well as ensure the smooth political transition that is expected place for the first time since 1944. And therefore, the need for a peaceful transparent electoral process cannot be overemphasized as President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her administration have committed themselves to do everything in their power to en

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia