Liberia to Be Held Liable for Human Rights Violations If…

[Observer] The Executive director of the Praise and Fellowship of Liberia has disclosed that Liberia has up to March to comply with the obligations that have been raised by the United Nations Human Rights Commission regarding human rights violation dur…

[Observer] The Executive director of the Praise and Fellowship of Liberia has disclosed that Liberia has up to March to comply with the obligations that have been raised by the United Nations Human Rights Commission regarding human rights violation during the country's 14-year civil crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sweetz Not in Favor of Non-Negro Becoming Citizens

[Observer] R&B star Sweetz has become the latest celebrity to voice her stand against amending the Liberian Constitution to allow non-Negros to become citizens.

[Observer] R&B star Sweetz has become the latest celebrity to voice her stand against amending the Liberian Constitution to allow non-Negros to become citizens.

Capitol Building Annexes Near Completion

[Observer] The construction of the two annexes at the Capitol Building – the seat of the Legislature — funded by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is nearing completion, and would be completed in April, according to Sidney Devine, the project engin…

[Observer] The construction of the two annexes at the Capitol Building - the seat of the Legislature -- funded by the People's Republic of China (PRC) is nearing completion, and would be completed in April, according to Sidney Devine, the project engineer at the Ministry of Public Works.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

FDA Reacts to Staff Disenchantment Over Salary Disparity

[Observer] The officer in charge at the Forestry Development Authority (FDA), Debby Moulton, has reacted to the disenchantment of some employees of the entity about its salary structures and their treatment at work.

[Observer] The officer in charge at the Forestry Development Authority (FDA), Debby Moulton, has reacted to the disenchantment of some employees of the entity about its salary structures and their treatment at work.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Peter Cole Talks About Gaffes At President Weah’s Inauguration

[Observer] Liberian music legend, Peter Cole has said described the gaffes (errors) that occurred at President George Weah’s inauguration just over a week ago has overtones of a national embarrassment.

[Observer] Liberian music legend, Peter Cole has said described the gaffes (errors) that occurred at President George Weah's inauguration just over a week ago has overtones of a national embarrassment.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Though Relatively Short, President Weah’s Maiden Annual Message Had Plenty for Us to Debate

[Observer] Compared to those of his predecessor, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President George Weah’s first Annual Message to the Legislature was short. He spoke for 41 minutes, whereas President Sirleaf’s Annual Messages averaged two hours or more.

[Observer] Compared to those of his predecessor, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President George Weah's first Annual Message to the Legislature was short. He spoke for 41 minutes, whereas President Sirleaf's Annual Messages averaged two hours or more.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Liberia’s Justice System Faces Human Rights Challenges’

[Observer] The Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General (DSRSG) of the United Nations Mission of Liberia (UNMIL), Waldemmar Very, yesterday observed that ineffective accountability for misconduct by officials working within Liberia’s just…

[Observer] The Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General (DSRSG) of the United Nations Mission of Liberia (UNMIL), Waldemmar Very, yesterday observed that ineffective accountability for misconduct by officials working within Liberia's justice system poses serious human rights concern that requires considerable attention.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

What’s the Fuss? Our Family Has Been Living On 350 Litres of Water a Day for Three Years

[Daily Maverick] As the water crisis in Cape Town reaches Day Zero, panic has set in. Often you hear worries of how “will we cope with using less water?” or “it is the government’s fault” and also the uninformed accusation: “The people in the townships…

[Daily Maverick] As the water crisis in Cape Town reaches Day Zero, panic has set in. Often you hear worries of how "will we cope with using less water?" or "it is the government's fault" and also the uninformed accusation: "The people in the townships, look at them - it's their fault, because they don't pay for their water." Well, while there are different opinions on this debate, my question is: if my household of nine can survive on less than 350 litres of water a day, why can't others?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa