‘Be Prepared for Chaos, Destruction and Instability If… ‘

[Observer] The lone female contender on the 2017 Presidential landscape, MacDella Cooper, has said if Liberian leaders are not interested in the education of young people, the nation should be prepared for chaos, destruction and instability.

[Observer] The lone female contender on the 2017 Presidential landscape, MacDella Cooper, has said if Liberian leaders are not interested in the education of young people, the nation should be prepared for chaos, destruction and instability.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Elumelu Foundation Recruits New Batch of Entrepreneurs

[Observer] Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), which is designed to identify entrepreneurs that have potential to grow their own businesses and collectively generate 1,000,000 new jobs that would contribute at least US$10 billion in additional revenues to t…

[Observer] Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), which is designed to identify entrepreneurs that have potential to grow their own businesses and collectively generate 1,000,000 new jobs that would contribute at least US$10 billion in additional revenues to the African economy, will on January 1, 2017 begin accepting applications for its third round of its Entrepreneurship Programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lonestar – Cyber-Attacks a Threat to National Security

[Observer] Lonestar Cell MTN has disclosed an investment of over US$1.5 million to help counter the repeated wave of cyber-attacks on its network, while urging the Government of Liberia to “take strong interest in ensuring that the situation is handled…

[Observer] Lonestar Cell MTN has disclosed an investment of over US$1.5 million to help counter the repeated wave of cyber-attacks on its network, while urging the Government of Liberia to "take strong interest in ensuring that the situation is handled, because the effect of the constant cyber-attacks could have far reaching consequences on national security and the economy."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘We Will Rebuild Our Image’

[Observer] The newly elected leaders of the Liberia National Red Cross Society (LNRC) have vowed to rebuild the image of the society, tarnished during the administration of Emmanuel Kparh and Fayia Tamba as president and secretary general, respectively…

[Observer] The newly elected leaders of the Liberia National Red Cross Society (LNRC) have vowed to rebuild the image of the society, tarnished during the administration of Emmanuel Kparh and Fayia Tamba as president and secretary general, respectively, due to reported financial malpractices.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Fake’ Customs Broker On the Run

[Observer] Edwin Barclay of Barnersville, who identifies himself as a customs broker, is wanted by the Liberia National Police (LNP) for his reported involvement in forgery and impersonation.

[Observer] Edwin Barclay of Barnersville, who identifies himself as a customs broker, is wanted by the Liberia National Police (LNP) for his reported involvement in forgery and impersonation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Obama Must Read the Riot Act to Gambia’s Jammeh As George W. Did for Liberia’s Taylor

[Observer] When Gambia’s long term ruler and strongman, Yahya Jammeh accepted defeat in the December 1, 2016 elections and gracefully placed a call to the president-elect, Adama Barrow, congratulating him on his victory, many greeted the statesmanship …

[Observer] When Gambia's long term ruler and strongman, Yahya Jammeh accepted defeat in the December 1, 2016 elections and gracefully placed a call to the president-elect, Adama Barrow, congratulating him on his victory, many greeted the statesmanship from Jammeh with a mixture of relief, excitement and point-blank caution.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Officials Deny Sirleaf Refused Landing Rights in Banjul

[Observer] Government officials in Monrovia have vigorously denied a Reuters News Agency report that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), had been refused landing in The Gambia amid pol…

[Observer] Government officials in Monrovia have vigorously denied a Reuters News Agency report that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), had been refused landing in The Gambia amid political instability brewing in that country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Cuban Embassy Reopens in Monrovia

[Observer] After years of temporary closure due to unspecified circumstances, Cuba has reopened its embassy in Monrovia with the hope of fostering and consolidating bilateral ties between Liberia and Cuba.

[Observer] After years of temporary closure due to unspecified circumstances, Cuba has reopened its embassy in Monrovia with the hope of fostering and consolidating bilateral ties between Liberia and Cuba.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ecobank Gets New MD

[Observer] Mr. George Mensah-Asante, former Executive Director of Consumer Banking of Ecobank Ghana and Regional Head for Consumer Banking for the Anglophone West Africa (AWA) Region, has been appointed as the new managing director of Ecobank Liberia.

[Observer] Mr. George Mensah-Asante, former Executive Director of Consumer Banking of Ecobank Ghana and Regional Head for Consumer Banking for the Anglophone West Africa (AWA) Region, has been appointed as the new managing director of Ecobank Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia