Govt Request Live Screening of Bribery Trial

[New Dawn] Prosecutors are requesting the Criminal Court “C” to allow live videorecording and broadcast of the ongoing economic sabotage trial ofseveral Liberian officials and U.K. – based Sable Mining officials tovindicate Liberia’s justice system, en…

[New Dawn] Prosecutors are requesting the Criminal Court "C" to allow live videorecording and broadcast of the ongoing economic sabotage trial ofseveral Liberian officials and U.K. - based Sable Mining officials tovindicate Liberia's justice system, ensure that "justice is seen to bedone" and "the verdict is universally accepted".

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Send Refugees Back to War Ravaged Homelands

[New Dawn] Boston, Massachusetts-What if governments and philanthropists who are currently investing in refugee resettlement in western countries also consider a proactive investment in a reverse refugee resettlement pilot project voluntarily sending r…

[New Dawn] Boston, Massachusetts-What if governments and philanthropists who are currently investing in refugee resettlement in western countries also consider a proactive investment in a reverse refugee resettlement pilot project voluntarily sending refugees back from the west to the post-conflict African countries they once fled? What if the returning refugees are given access to resources and economic incentives such as visa waivers, zero interest loans, duty free privileges, tax breaks and waivers of business reg

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Labour Minister Frowns On Child Labor

[New Dawn] The Ministry of Labor has frowned on the wave of child labor in the country, stressing the need to end the practice. LabourMinister NetoZarzarLighe, Sr. said the law against child labor should be vigorously enforced to get children off the s…

[New Dawn] The Ministry of Labor has frowned on the wave of child labor in the country, stressing the need to end the practice. LabourMinister NetoZarzarLighe, Sr. said the law against child labor should be vigorously enforced to get children off the streets. "We see our children during school hours selling in the streets, while their mates are in school, children these days have been used as bread winners of the various homes, these things must come to an end", he emphasized.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senator Johnson Should Suggest Alternative

[New Dawn] Drama unfolded in the Senate’s chambers on Tuesday, 21 February during plenary when Nimba County Senator Prince Yormie Johnson exploded in emotional outburst characterized by walk out over a communication from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf…

[New Dawn] Drama unfolded in the Senate's chambers on Tuesday, 21 February during plenary when Nimba County Senator Prince Yormie Johnson exploded in emotional outburst characterized by walk out over a communication from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the Liberian Legislature, seeking lawmakers' consent to cut salaries and benefits of senior officials of all three branches of government by 25 percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mcintosh Smells Defeat?

[New Dawn] One of the contenders for the standard bearership of the ruling Unity Party, Dr. Toga Gaywea McIntosh has accused the chairman for the July 7, 2016 national convention of the UP, Bong County Representative Prince Moye and electoral committee…

[New Dawn] One of the contenders for the standard bearership of the ruling Unity Party, Dr. Toga Gaywea McIntosh has accused the chairman for the July 7, 2016 national convention of the UP, Bong County Representative Prince Moye and electoral committee member Representative Clarence Massaquoi of being strong supporters of Vice President Joseph Boakai, who is also in the race for the party's top seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ecobank Donates to Government

[New Dawn] Ecobank Liberia Limited has donated large quantities of assorted food items, Clorox and toiletries to the Government of Liberia to aid survivors of the Ebola epidemic in the country. The assorted items, which valued over US$10,000, will be d…

[New Dawn] Ecobank Liberia Limited has donated large quantities of assorted food items, Clorox and toiletries to the Government of Liberia to aid survivors of the Ebola epidemic in the country. The assorted items, which valued over US$10,000, will be directly distributed to Ebola survivors, who the Ecobank Management has urged the public not to stigmatize against.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lonestar Cell MTN Dish Out Cash to Subscribers

[New Dawn] Lonestar Cell MTN has given US$5000 each to five of its winners in the company’s “DA Your Time Na” promotion which ended a few months ago. The subscribers were all due to travel to the United States of America, but were all denied visa by th…

[New Dawn] Lonestar Cell MTN has given US$5000 each to five of its winners in the company's "DA Your Time Na" promotion which ended a few months ago. The subscribers were all due to travel to the United States of America, but were all denied visa by the US Embassy near Monrovia two weeks ago. The GSM company said as part of efforts to keep up with its promise to the winners, it deem it necessary to give a cash prize of US$5000 to each of the winners.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia