Fire Victims Need Help

[Observer] Two children, Gifty Karnue, 7, and T-boy Karnue, 4, nearly lost their lives when fire ransacked their zinc shack in Doe Community leaving them severely burnt, while another fire incident two days later left 32 persons homeless.

[Observer] Two children, Gifty Karnue, 7, and T-boy Karnue, 4, nearly lost their lives when fire ransacked their zinc shack in Doe Community leaving them severely burnt, while another fire incident two days later left 32 persons homeless.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GOL Opens Passport Application Centers Outside Liberia

[Observer] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced the opening of additional passport application centers (PACs) in Africa and Asia, while two mobile application centers will operate in the Americas, a release from the Ministry has said.

[Observer] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced the opening of additional passport application centers (PACs) in Africa and Asia, while two mobile application centers will operate in the Americas, a release from the Ministry has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

3rd Aminata Tennis Open Kickoff

[Observer] The Liberia Tennis Federation has officially launched the 3rd edition of its Aminata Tennis Open at the residence of Aminata & Sons Chief Executive Officer, Siaka Toure on Bushrod Island. The tournament kicked off over the weekend and it would end at the last Sunday in December.

[Observer] The Liberia Tennis Federation has officially launched the 3rd edition of its Aminata Tennis Open at the residence of Aminata & Sons Chief Executive Officer, Siaka Toure on Bushrod Island. The tournament kicked off over the weekend and it would end at the last Sunday in December.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ecobank Identifies With Mothers

[Observer] The maternity wards of the C.B. Dunbar Hospital in Gbarnga, Bong County, the C.H. Rennie Hospital in Kakata, Margibi County, and the Redemption Hospital in New Kru Town, Montserrado County, were scenes of joy for women who recently gave birt…

[Observer] The maternity wards of the C.B. Dunbar Hospital in Gbarnga, Bong County, the C.H. Rennie Hospital in Kakata, Margibi County, and the Redemption Hospital in New Kru Town, Montserrado County, were scenes of joy for women who recently gave birth, when the management of Ecobank Liberia donated assorted toiletry materials for the mothers and their infants.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘No Clear Cut Victory Over Corruption for LACC’

[Observer] The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) in collaboration with UNDP and USAID/LPAC celebrated International Anti – Corruption Day December 6-9, with a series of activities in Gbarnga, Bong County, under the global theme: “Corruption, an…

[Observer] The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) in collaboration with UNDP and USAID/LPAC celebrated International Anti - Corruption Day December 6-9, with a series of activities in Gbarnga, Bong County, under the global theme: "Corruption, an impediment to the sustainable development goals."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Disabled Teen the 16 Days of Activism Missed

[Observer] Several months ago, our reporter walked in on a very disturbing scene of a disabled teen being manhandled and sexually assaulted by a psychotic man – a man everyone in the community is afraid of because of his ‘out of control’ nature.

[Observer] Several months ago, our reporter walked in on a very disturbing scene of a disabled teen being manhandled and sexually assaulted by a psychotic man - a man everyone in the community is afraid of because of his 'out of control' nature.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Chief Justice Shares With Students Challenges Facing Supreme Court

[Observer] In an interactive session with students yesterday in his office at the Temple of Justice, Chief Justice Francis Korkpor explained that cases are not speedily handled at the various courts because there are only five justices to the 15 courts…

[Observer] In an interactive session with students yesterday in his office at the Temple of Justice, Chief Justice Francis Korkpor explained that cases are not speedily handled at the various courts because there are only five justices to the 15 courts including several specialized courts.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

National League Enters Week-3

[Observer] The Cellcom National League season will tomorrow enter the third week with several exciting fixtures that will see 8th place Jubilee FC going against bottom-side Mighty Barrolle in tomorrow’s encounter at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

[Observer] The Cellcom National League season will tomorrow enter the third week with several exciting fixtures that will see 8th place Jubilee FC going against bottom-side Mighty Barrolle in tomorrow's encounter at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Is Jammeh Willing to Go?

[Observer] The tragic consequences of Presidents who refuse to accept friendly interventions, particularly in West Africa, with references to Presidents Samuel Kanyon Doe and Charles Ghankay Taylor should be enough to convince defeated Gambian Presiden…

[Observer] The tragic consequences of Presidents who refuse to accept friendly interventions, particularly in West Africa, with references to Presidents Samuel Kanyon Doe and Charles Ghankay Taylor should be enough to convince defeated Gambian President Yahya Jammeh that he must spare his tiny nation of any "unnecessary eventuality" and allow democracy to prevail.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$1.5 Million Kickback in Hummingbird Mineral Deal?

[Observer] Representative R. Matenokay Tingban (Nimba Co) has claimed that the refusal to ratify the Mineral Development Agreement (MDA) between Liberia and Hummingbird Resources is because of the loss of revenue to the country due to the current bad e…

[Observer] Representative R. Matenokay Tingban (Nimba Co) has claimed that the refusal to ratify the Mineral Development Agreement (MDA) between Liberia and Hummingbird Resources is because of the loss of revenue to the country due to the current bad economy, and not because of the rumored US$1.5 million kickback.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia