Liberia to Use Single Currency

[NEWS] The House of Representatives has passed a law that mandates the country’s financial institutions to ensure that all monetary transactions across the country are done in Liberian dollars.

[NEWS] The House of Representatives has passed a law that mandates the country's financial institutions to ensure that all monetary transactions across the country are done in Liberian dollars.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CDC Pulls ‘Biggest’ Crowd

[NEWS] When multitude of supporters of Liberia’s leading opposition party, the Coalition of Democratic Change (CDC), converged at the headquarters of the party in Congo Town on Saturday, their presence was a manifestation that Senator George Weah, a so…

[NEWS] When multitude of supporters of Liberia's leading opposition party, the Coalition of Democratic Change (CDC), converged at the headquarters of the party in Congo Town on Saturday, their presence was a manifestation that Senator George Weah, a soccer icon, philanthropist and politician is at the brink of becoming Liberia's next president.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

G/Witness Wants Land Rights Act

[NEWS] The international watchdog, Global Witness, has called upon the Liberian legislature to pass a Land Rights Act (LRA) that protects the land rights of rural Liberians and reject any versions of the LRA that strip rights from these communities.

[NEWS] The international watchdog, Global Witness, has called upon the Liberian legislature to pass a Land Rights Act (LRA) that protects the land rights of rural Liberians and reject any versions of the LRA that strip rights from these communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UDF At 34 – ANC Western Cape Seeking Solace and Inspiration in Bleak Political Times

[Daily Maverick] There was always going to be behind-the-scenes drama. Who exactly can and may lay claim to the legacy and heritage of the United Democratic Front will remain a matter for debate. Two separate invites were sent out for Sunday’s commemor…

[Daily Maverick] There was always going to be behind-the-scenes drama. Who exactly can and may lay claim to the legacy and heritage of the United Democratic Front will remain a matter for debate. Two separate invites were sent out for Sunday's commemoration of the launch of the UDF at the Rocklands Civic Centre in Mitchells Plain 34 years ago. One was emailed on an ANC Western Cape letterhead while the other went out under the banner of the UDF. And while it was a day of remembrance, Struggle songs and speeches, it was als

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kidero Concedes to Sonko, Acknowledges He’s Nairobi Governor

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Evans Kidero has handed over the mantle of leadership in Nairobi County to Governor Mike Sonko who trounced him in the recently concluded General Election, discarding plans for a lawsuit challenging the poll results.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Evans Kidero has handed over the mantle of leadership in Nairobi County to Governor Mike Sonko who trounced him in the recently concluded General Election, discarding plans for a lawsuit challenging the poll results.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Justice Banks Violated Article 72’

[Observer] The chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs has accused Supreme Court Justice Philip A. Z. Banks of violating Article 72 (b) of the Constitution of Liberia, when he issued a writ of prohibition on impeachment proceedings by membe…

[Observer] The chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs has accused Supreme Court Justice Philip A. Z. Banks of violating Article 72 (b) of the Constitution of Liberia, when he issued a writ of prohibition on impeachment proceedings by members of the House of Representatives. Senator H. Dan Morais said: "Constitutionally Justice Banks has no authority to issue such a writ, because in doing so he violated Article 72 (b) of our Constitution which states clearly that he should have been retired, or is retired

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia