Govt to Sign U.S.$20 Million Agreement Today

[Observer] The Government through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) and the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) will today sign a US$20 million financing agreement for the upgrading of the first section of Lot One of the Gbarnga-Mend…

[Observer] The Government through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) and the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) will today sign a US$20 million financing agreement for the upgrading of the first section of Lot One of the Gbarnga-Mendikorma Road.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Rep. Aspirant to Donate 30 Percent of Salary to District If Elected

[Observer] Stephen Allen Tolbert ll, the son of Stephen Tolbert, the late tycoon of the Mesurado Group of Companies and brother of the late President William R. Tolbert Jr., yesterday announced his intention to contest for the Montserrado District #10 …

[Observer] Stephen Allen Tolbert ll, the son of Stephen Tolbert, the late tycoon of the Mesurado Group of Companies and brother of the late President William R. Tolbert Jr., yesterday announced his intention to contest for the Montserrado District #10 seat in the House of Representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

ECC Pushes NEC to Tackle ‘Critical’ Issues

[Observer] The Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC), a civil society platform comprising 30 organizations that observe every aspect of the elections processes in Liberia, has called on the National Elections Commission (NEC) to tackle critical issues…

[Observer] The Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC), a civil society platform comprising 30 organizations that observe every aspect of the elections processes in Liberia, has called on the National Elections Commission (NEC) to tackle critical issues that threaten to compromise the conduct of the ongoing voter registration (VR) process.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Fire At Ministry of Health

[Observer] The Congo Town facilities of the Ministry of Health (MOH) were yesterday shut down by fire that destroyed the ministry’s three generators.

[Observer] The Congo Town facilities of the Ministry of Health (MOH) were yesterday shut down by fire that destroyed the ministry's three generators.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Media Urged to Partner With Business Community

[Observer] The Liberian media has been challenged to partner with the business community as a viable option to enhance the financial viability of both. This was raised during the 6th session of the Media Market Forum for Liberia held at a resort in Sin…

[Observer] The Liberian media has been challenged to partner with the business community as a viable option to enhance the financial viability of both. This was raised during the 6th session of the Media Market Forum for Liberia held at a resort in Sinkor yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sokopa VR Center Reopens

[Observer] Following yesterday’s land dispute which reportedly disrupted the ongoing voter registration (VR) process in Sokopa Town, Nimba County, there are reports that the situation has subsided and that the registration process has recommenced.

[Observer] Following yesterday's land dispute which reportedly disrupted the ongoing voter registration (VR) process in Sokopa Town, Nimba County, there are reports that the situation has subsided and that the registration process has recommenced.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Tyler, Chambers Violate Constitution On Conflict of Interest

[Observer] The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) says it has found former Speaker J. Alex Tyler and Rep. Bhofal Chambers in violation of ‘conflict of interest’ protocols and ‘violation of article 90, section A, B, & C of the Constitution of Liberia,’ as well as the National Code of Conduct, section 1.3.6.

[Observer] The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) says it has found former Speaker J. Alex Tyler and Rep. Bhofal Chambers in violation of 'conflict of interest' protocols and 'violation of article 90, section A, B, & C of the Constitution of Liberia,' as well as the National Code of Conduct, section 1.3.6.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Zuma Declares Official Funeral for Joost

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for the late former Springbok captain and South African rugby legend, Joost van der Westhuizen, who passed away from motor neuron disease on Monday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for the late former Springbok captain and South African rugby legend, Joost van der Westhuizen, who passed away from motor neuron disease on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deputy President Ramaphosa Heads to Lesotho ‘To Review Peace Progress’

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to pay a working visit to Maseru, Lesotho on Friday in pursuance of his SADC mandate to consolidate peace and stability in the mountainous kingdom, the presidency has said in a statement.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to pay a working visit to Maseru, Lesotho on Friday in pursuance of his SADC mandate to consolidate peace and stability in the mountainous kingdom, the presidency has said in a statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Jovial Zuma Tees Off On Golf Course After Violent SONA

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma said he was in a “good state of mind” after he teed off for a quick three holes at the Atlantic Golf Estate in Melkbosstrand for the Presidential Golf Challenge on Friday after a fraught State of the Nation Address (SO…

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma said he was in a "good state of mind" after he teed off for a quick three holes at the Atlantic Golf Estate in Melkbosstrand for the Presidential Golf Challenge on Friday after a fraught State of the Nation Address (SONA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa