Pres. Sirleaf Pushes Economic Diversification Policy

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has underscored agriculture, energy, mining, health, infrastructure, among others, as priority areas for foreign investment in the country.

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has underscored agriculture, energy, mining, health, infrastructure, among others, as priority areas for foreign investment in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Remembering the Quiwonkpa Invasion

[Observer] For those who lived through it and survived, including this writer, the day an exiled former junta general led a lightly armed and numerically disadvantaged ‘invading force’ into Monrovia, will go down in infamy. Yes, November 12, 1985 is in…

[Observer] For those who lived through it and survived, including this writer, the day an exiled former junta general led a lightly armed and numerically disadvantaged 'invading force' into Monrovia, will go down in infamy. Yes, November 12, 1985 is indeed a date many residents in Monrovia, the epicenter of the political and military volcano that erupted that day, will never forget in a hurry. For some, it brought about high hopes for national renewal; for others, it led to untold suffering and ghoulish bloodletting.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘I Will Beat Them All’

[Observer] Gospel artist turned politician, Kanvee Adams, over the weekend assured her supporters that she will defeat her opponents at the ballot box in the 2017 representative and presidential elections. Adams is contesting against 12 others for the …

[Observer] Gospel artist turned politician, Kanvee Adams, over the weekend assured her supporters that she will defeat her opponents at the ballot box in the 2017 representative and presidential elections. Adams is contesting against 12 others for the lone Montserrado County District#6 seat currently occupied by two-term Representative Edwin Melvin Snowe, who is reportedly contemplating canvassing for votes in Bomi County Electoral District #1.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

House Welcomes Police Report

[Observer] The House of Representatives has welcomed the official report from the Liberia National Police (LNP) which expressed a “lack of magnitude” in a complaint filed against Bong County District # 2 Representative Prince Moye on October 8, 2016.

[Observer] The House of Representatives has welcomed the official report from the Liberia National Police (LNP) which expressed a "lack of magnitude" in a complaint filed against Bong County District # 2 Representative Prince Moye on October 8, 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Gol Settles Doctors’ Salary Arrears

[Observer] The Liberian government has settled the two-month salary arrears of doctors who last week threatened a nationwide strike action if their arrears were not paid within 72 hours.

[Observer] The Liberian government has settled the two-month salary arrears of doctors who last week threatened a nationwide strike action if their arrears were not paid within 72 hours.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

16 Days of Activism Launched By Gender Ministry

[Observer] The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP), will tomorrow officially launch the 25th observance of the 16 Days of Activism, to be followed by the signing of a SGBV Joint Program and the launch of a 116 Child Help-lines ba…

[Observer] The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP), will tomorrow officially launch the 25th observance of the 16 Days of Activism, to be followed by the signing of a SGBV Joint Program and the launch of a 116 Child Help-lines bank, according to a press release from the ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sen. Cooper Opposes Special Sitting

[Observer] Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper has described as “repulsive and extremely selfish on the part of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the members of the Legislature who allegedly accepted payments and returned to pass the President’s prop…

[Observer] Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper has described as "repulsive and extremely selfish on the part of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the members of the Legislature who allegedly accepted payments and returned to pass the President's proposed bills that were submitted under the false pretense of 'matters of national concern.'"

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Woods Warns Against Political Hustlers Desperate for Power

[Observer] Liberians have been warned against “political hustlers” who are so desperate for power that they will go anywhere, do anything, and negotiate with anyone, as well as encourage any act just to get power.”

[Observer] Liberians have been warned against "political hustlers" who are so desperate for power that they will go anywhere, do anything, and negotiate with anyone, as well as encourage any act just to get power."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$247K Criminal Charges Against Govt Dismissed

[Observer] Judge Peter W. Gbeneweleh of the 13th Judicial Circuit Court for Margibi County has dismissed the US$247,500 criminal charges brought against the government by four Korean nationals.

[Observer] Judge Peter W. Gbeneweleh of the 13th Judicial Circuit Court for Margibi County has dismissed the US$247,500 criminal charges brought against the government by four Korean nationals.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Advocate Slammed Over Slandering Rape Comments

[News24Wire] A Kenyan High Court advocate has drawn heavy criticism from a rights group after he made slandering rape comments towards a female political rival on a popular national television show.

[News24Wire] A Kenyan High Court advocate has drawn heavy criticism from a rights group after he made slandering rape comments towards a female political rival on a popular national television show.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya