Forkpa H. Kemah (1956 – 2017) – Tribute to an Unsung Professional

[Observer] Amidst the hustle and bustle of the impending 170th independence anniversary and political campaigning comes the death in his 61st year of Forkpa H. Kemah, one of a very small number of professionally trained Liberian librarians and archivis…

[Observer] Amidst the hustle and bustle of the impending 170th independence anniversary and political campaigning comes the death in his 61st year of Forkpa H. Kemah, one of a very small number of professionally trained Liberian librarians and archivists. A modest and self-effacing man, Kemah had put to work his training at Cuttington University's library as he has at our National Archives/the Center for National Documents and Records Agency (CNDRA) since obtaining a Master in Library Science degree from the prestigi

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‘Liberia Can Do Better’

[Observer] At a recognition ceremony organized by PUSH – People United to Save Humanity – over the weekend, Samuel Enders, the founder and executive director of the African Dream Academy, who is aspiring to represent the people of Monsterrado District …

[Observer] At a recognition ceremony organized by PUSH - People United to Save Humanity - over the weekend, Samuel Enders, the founder and executive director of the African Dream Academy, who is aspiring to represent the people of Monsterrado District 6 in Paynesville, said Liberia can do better than where the country presently finds itself.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mandela Day Celebrated With a Cleanup Campaign

[Observer] The Young African Leaders Initiative Network (YALI-Network), Jungle Water Energy Power Incorporated and the Water Producers Association-Nimba Chapter, in collaboration with the Nimba County Health System on July 18 carried out a cleanup camp…

[Observer] The Young African Leaders Initiative Network (YALI-Network), Jungle Water Energy Power Incorporated and the Water Producers Association-Nimba Chapter, in collaboration with the Nimba County Health System on July 18 carried out a cleanup campaign in commemoration of Mandela Day in Ganta City. The celebration brought together people from the various communities in and around Ganta.

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Legislature to ‘Impeach’ Supreme Court?

[Observer] The Daily Observer has gathered that some members of the House and Representatives and the Senate are organizing an impeachment against the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court for what they called “their bias or inabili…

[Observer] The Daily Observer has gathered that some members of the House and Representatives and the Senate are organizing an impeachment against the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court for what they called "their bias or inability to perform the functions of their offices" for clearing the nomination of two Vice Presidential candidates, Harrison Karnwea of the Liberty Party (LP) and Ambassador Jeremiah Sulunteh of the Alternative National Congress (ANC), to contest the October presidential and

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Oscar Cooper’s Running Mate – ‘Competent, Principle Minded Youth’

[Observer] Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper over the weekend lifted the hands of Wonderr Koryenen Freeman as his running mate to contest the upcoming October elections as independent candidates.

[Observer] Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper over the weekend lifted the hands of Wonderr Koryenen Freeman as his running mate to contest the upcoming October elections as independent candidates.

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Dr. Dougbeh Nyan Wins 2017 African Innovation Special Prize Award

[Observer] Liberian scientist and medical doctor Dougbeh Chris Nyan has won the prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa Award for Social Impact, according to a press release. Dr. Nyan won the award for his invention of a medical test that can detect an…

[Observer] Liberian scientist and medical doctor Dougbeh Chris Nyan has won the prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa Award for Social Impact, according to a press release. Dr. Nyan won the award for his invention of a medical test that can detect and identify many infections in less than one hour using one test.

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RIA’s New Terminal, Runway Project ‘On Course,’ Says Management

[Observer] Construction work on the new terminal and upgrading of the runway at the Roberts International Airport (RIA) is gradually taking shape as contractors working around the clock to give the airline an international outlook.

[Observer] Construction work on the new terminal and upgrading of the runway at the Roberts International Airport (RIA) is gradually taking shape as contractors working around the clock to give the airline an international outlook.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NEC Clears Dr. Mills Jones for October Polls

[Observer] Former Central Bank Governor Dr. J. Mills Jones’ insistence to his partisans across the country that his name would be on the ballot for this year’s October 10 presidential elections came to pass when the National Elections Commission (NEC) …

[Observer] Former Central Bank Governor Dr. J. Mills Jones' insistence to his partisans across the country that his name would be on the ballot for this year's October 10 presidential elections came to pass when the National Elections Commission (NEC) certificated him last Thursday in Monrovia, party sources told the Daily Observer yesterday.

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GLS Unveils 25-Year JV Partnership Deal With Nas of Kuwait for Ria Cargo Operations

[Observer] Global Logistics Services (GLS) has announced the selection of National Aviation Services (NAS) of Kuwait as its joint venture (JV) partner to manage the 25-year air cargo operations concession at the Roberts International Airport (RIA).

[Observer] Global Logistics Services (GLS) has announced the selection of National Aviation Services (NAS) of Kuwait as its joint venture (JV) partner to manage the 25-year air cargo operations concession at the Roberts International Airport (RIA).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

SKD Finally Dedicated

[Observer] The 35,000 sitting capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex has finally been dedicated by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf with a call to Liberians to use the facility to host events that promote unity and reconciliation, especially among th…

[Observer] The 35,000 sitting capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex has finally been dedicated by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf with a call to Liberians to use the facility to host events that promote unity and reconciliation, especially among the young people.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia