Amid Tension, Families of Gross Couple Plan Burial

[Observer] As the families of Lawrence and Shelly Gross navigate the hard-to-take realities of the couple who lost their lives in search of a memorable 25th wedding anniversary, both families have already resolved on the final resting places of the dec…

[Observer] As the families of Lawrence and Shelly Gross navigate the hard-to-take realities of the couple who lost their lives in search of a memorable 25th wedding anniversary, both families have already resolved on the final resting places of the deceased. Having come from Minnesota to spend some time with relatives, destiny will finally take them to Johnsonville graveyard, outside Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Oxfam Manager Pleads for Support to Local Wash Groups

[Observer] Outgoing Oxfam Advocacy Manager Jackie Okao has stressed the need for sustainable support to improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services in the country.

[Observer] Outgoing Oxfam Advocacy Manager Jackie Okao has stressed the need for sustainable support to improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Man Mobbed to Death in Paynesville

[Observer] On January 1, at about 7am, a man in his middle 20s only identified as Small Man was found dead in the Wood Camp Community just a few meters away from the Parker Paint junction.

[Observer] On January 1, at about 7am, a man in his middle 20s only identified as Small Man was found dead in the Wood Camp Community just a few meters away from the Parker Paint junction.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

West Africa Youth Camp 2016 Ends in Monrovia

[Observer] Liberia played host to over 250 youth from West Africa in the just ended West Africa Youth Camp in Liberia at the Monrovia Vocational Training Center (MVTC) from December 12 to16.

[Observer] Liberia played host to over 250 youth from West Africa in the just ended West Africa Youth Camp in Liberia at the Monrovia Vocational Training Center (MVTC) from December 12 to16.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberian Entrepreneurship – Ganta Showing the Way With Tomah Seh Floyd

[Observer] Of all the people, concessions and companies that have massively exploited Nimba County of its forests, its minerals–diamonds, gold, iron ore–and its labor, one of the few who emerged to give back by engaging seriously in other businesses …

[Observer] Of all the people, concessions and companies that have massively exploited Nimba County of its forests, its minerals--diamonds, gold, iron ore--and its labor, one of the few who emerged to give back by engaging seriously in other businesses is Tomah Seh Floyd.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Use Enormous Power for Public Good

[Observer] The Fourth Estate wields such enormous power that may often be considered a peril by the average politician even though, on several occasions, politicians have been constrained to seek refuge under the protection of the media, when the winds…

[Observer] The Fourth Estate wields such enormous power that may often be considered a peril by the average politician even though, on several occasions, politicians have been constrained to seek refuge under the protection of the media, when the winds of power blow contrary.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Pardons Four Grand Gedeh Convicts

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in keeping with her constitutional mandate over the weekend granted executive clemency to four of nine incarcerated Grand Gedeans who were sentenced to life for mercenary activities in neighboring Cote d’Ivoir…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in keeping with her constitutional mandate over the weekend granted executive clemency to four of nine incarcerated Grand Gedeans who were sentenced to life for mercenary activities in neighboring Cote d'Ivoire in 2011 and 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Man of the Year 2016

[Observer] Tomah Seh Floyd, Sr., 52, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Jungle Water Group of Investments (JWGI), is Daily Observer’s “Man of the Year 2016.”

[Observer] Tomah Seh Floyd, Sr., 52, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Jungle Water Group of Investments (JWGI), is Daily Observer's "Man of the Year 2016."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia – Welcoming 2017 With Cautious Optimism

[Observer] It is always a joyous moment around the world to fortunately witness the ushering in of a brand new year. This is not because everything is perfect or rosy in our world, which may seem a utopia, but it is based on the fact that this marks an…

[Observer] It is always a joyous moment around the world to fortunately witness the ushering in of a brand new year. This is not because everything is perfect or rosy in our world, which may seem a utopia, but it is based on the fact that this marks an unveiling of a novel parcel and a fresh start of a calendar year. For many this is a period of introspection, retrospection, reflection and reformation. Unarguably, the ecstatic twinkling crossover to the New Year is as a consequence of the sustained gift of life, with

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia