ACBF Team Arrives in Liberia

[Observer] A high power delegation of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) arrived in Monrovia over the weekend as guest of the Government of Liberia.

[Observer] A high power delegation of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) arrived in Monrovia over the weekend as guest of the Government of Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LCC Urges Businesses to Stay Open Amid Patel Protest

[Observer] The Executive Council and Members of the Liberia Chamber of Commerce (LCC) says their attention has been drawn to the recent public announcement by the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia (PATEL) Inc., calling on the business community to shu…

[Observer] The Executive Council and Members of the Liberia Chamber of Commerce (LCC) says their attention has been drawn to the recent public announcement by the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia (PATEL) Inc., calling on the business community to shut down operations beginning today, Monday April 10th if certain demands are not addressed by government.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Quincy B Responsible for His Own Death’

[Observer] The traffic section of the Liberia National Police has concluded its investigation to establish the cause and circumstances that led to fallen music icon Quincy B’s death. According to the LNP, Quincy B, (Quincy Luwokollie Burrowes) died as …

[Observer] The traffic section of the Liberia National Police has concluded its investigation to establish the cause and circumstances that led to fallen music icon Quincy B's death. According to the LNP, Quincy B, (Quincy Luwokollie Burrowes) died as a result of excessive speeding and reckless driving, which violated section 10.10 of the vehicle and traffic laws of Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia-EU Flegt VPA Signed

[Observer] The ballroom of the Monrovia City Hall was a scene of celebration on Friday, April 7, when the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) was signed between Liberia and the European Union (EU) through the Joint Implementation Committee (JIC).

[Observer] The ballroom of the Monrovia City Hall was a scene of celebration on Friday, April 7, when the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) was signed between Liberia and the European Union (EU) through the Joint Implementation Committee (JIC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

What Are We and Our Government Doing to Prevent Another April Crisis?

[Observer] On April 6 we published a Commentary by our Editor Omari Jackson entitled, “April Again, A Month We Should not Overlook.” In it, he recalled the horrendous events that occurred in Liberia on April 14, 1979, known as the Rice Riots, followed two days shy of the exact date, by the bloody coup d’état, April 12, 1980. Editor Jackson warned that we Liberians should not take lightly this horrible month, for no one wants history to repeat itself. Indeed, we all know what this led to–a horrible civil war t

[Observer] On April 6 we published a Commentary by our Editor Omari Jackson entitled, "April Again, A Month We Should not Overlook." In it, he recalled the horrendous events that occurred in Liberia on April 14, 1979, known as the Rice Riots, followed two days shy of the exact date, by the bloody coup d'état, April 12, 1980. Editor Jackson warned that we Liberians should not take lightly this horrible month, for no one wants history to repeat itself. Indeed, we all know what this led to--a horrible civil war t

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

What Did Dr. Mills Jones Really Say?

[Observer] The speech of Dr. J. Mills Jones has provoked reactions from many quarters in and out of Liberia. However, it is apparent that most of the commentators either did not listen to the speech or are reacting on the basis of second-hand reporting…

[Observer] The speech of Dr. J. Mills Jones has provoked reactions from many quarters in and out of Liberia. However, it is apparent that most of the commentators either did not listen to the speech or are reacting on the basis of second-hand reporting. It is important that we take time to read or listen to what people say before making comments.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

University Expanding Community Services

[Ethiopian Herald] Arba Minch University is escalating its efforts towards multifarious community development services, said Dr. Teklu Wogayehu, Research and Community Service Vice President Representative.

[Ethiopian Herald] Arba Minch University is escalating its efforts towards multifarious community development services, said Dr. Teklu Wogayehu, Research and Community Service Vice President Representative.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Two Female Suicide Bombers Kill Selves Outside University of Maiduguri

[Premium Times] Two female suicide bombers on Monday morning detonated their explosives near the perimeter fence of the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, an official said.

[Premium Times] Two female suicide bombers on Monday morning detonated their explosives near the perimeter fence of the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, an official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria