Two MFDP Staff in U.S.$82K Theft

[Observer] Two senior employees at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) identified as Emmanuel Togba and Herbert Sorbor, who stole US$82,000 out of the US$1million project fund intended for updating of the Integrated Financial Manage…

[Observer] Two senior employees at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) identified as Emmanuel Togba and Herbert Sorbor, who stole US$82,000 out of the US$1million project fund intended for updating of the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS), have one month to restitute the money, or face justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Two Daily Observer Reporters Rescued From Wood Camp Gang

[Observer] Two reporters of the Daily Observer newspaper, Nick N. Seebeh and David S. Menjor, were yesterday rescued from assault from a gang of men in Wood Camp, Paynesville in District #3.

[Observer] Two reporters of the Daily Observer newspaper, Nick N. Seebeh and David S. Menjor, were yesterday rescued from assault from a gang of men in Wood Camp, Paynesville in District #3.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

A Paradise for Criminals

[Observer] “Some people claim police take bribes because they are being poorly paid. But that is far from the truth. Police the world over are known for taking bribes, whether they are being poorly paid or not,” said Amos Tarpeh.

[Observer] "Some people claim police take bribes because they are being poorly paid. But that is far from the truth. Police the world over are known for taking bribes, whether they are being poorly paid or not," said Amos Tarpeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Welcoming the Firearms Act

[Observer] For nearly two decades, Liberia has been ravaged by illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons in the hands of non-state actors. Although a report on the actual number of deaths during the Liberia civil crisis varies, consecutive estimates put the…

[Observer] For nearly two decades, Liberia has been ravaged by illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons in the hands of non-state actors. Although a report on the actual number of deaths during the Liberia civil crisis varies, consecutive estimates put the figure at 200,000. For a country like Liberia with a low population, that number is extremely high.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senator Weah Assures Muslims of Religious Tolerance

[Observer] Montserrado County senator and standard bearer of the newly formed Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) George Manneh Weah has reassured the Islamic community of his unwavering support of religious tolerance in Liberia.

[Observer] Montserrado County senator and standard bearer of the newly formed Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) George Manneh Weah has reassured the Islamic community of his unwavering support of religious tolerance in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lofa Farmer Receives USAID Food Security Award

[Observer] A Liberian farmer who specializes in rice processing in Lofa County has been honored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for his role in enhancing food security.

[Observer] A Liberian farmer who specializes in rice processing in Lofa County has been honored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for his role in enhancing food security.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Our Approach to International Matches Is Different’

[Observer] As first division champions Barrack Young Controllers (BYC) prepare for their first match in the preliminaries of the CAF Champions League on Sunday, the president of the club, Sekou Konneh, has said his team’s approach towards international…

[Observer] As first division champions Barrack Young Controllers (BYC) prepare for their first match in the preliminaries of the CAF Champions League on Sunday, the president of the club, Sekou Konneh, has said his team's approach towards international matches is quite different from their approach towards league matches.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Overcoming Rejection to Become a Model

[Observer] On a cool Thursday afternoon in 2012, up and coming model Cianneh Brown had a terrible accident that left her face and leg scarred, which greatly affected her dream of becoming a model.

[Observer] On a cool Thursday afternoon in 2012, up and coming model Cianneh Brown had a terrible accident that left her face and leg scarred, which greatly affected her dream of becoming a model.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia