Joke Turns Tragic in Gbarpolu County

[Observer] What started as a joke ended in the tragic death of Albert Allison Dorwor, 16, who was stabbed on January 19 at about 1p.m. at Nyaboi Town in Gbarma District, Gbarpolu County.

[Observer] What started as a joke ended in the tragic death of Albert Allison Dorwor, 16, who was stabbed on January 19 at about 1p.m. at Nyaboi Town in Gbarma District, Gbarpolu County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Department of Islamic Affairs?

[Observer] Benoni Wilfred Urey, the political leader of the All Liberian Party (ALP), has promised to reward leaders of the Liberian Muslim community by establishing a Department of Islamic Affairs in the country if they help him get elected president …

[Observer] Benoni Wilfred Urey, the political leader of the All Liberian Party (ALP), has promised to reward leaders of the Liberian Muslim community by establishing a Department of Islamic Affairs in the country if they help him get elected president of Liberia come October.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Visiting Rotary Executive in Talks With Gov. Weeks

[Observer] A delegation of Rotary International, headed by District Governor Mr. Aristide Tino Adediran, last Tuesday paid a courtesy call on the Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, Mr. Milton A. Weeks.

[Observer] A delegation of Rotary International, headed by District Governor Mr. Aristide Tino Adediran, last Tuesday paid a courtesy call on the Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, Mr. Milton A. Weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Rep. Dunah – ‘LACC Undermining Fight Against Corruption’

[Observer] Nimba County District 7 Representative Worlea Saywah Dunah yesterday accused the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) of being responsible for the Government’s failure in its fight against corruption.

[Observer] Nimba County District 7 Representative Worlea Saywah Dunah yesterday accused the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) of being responsible for the Government's failure in its fight against corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

EPs Director Summoned

[Observer] Criminal Court ‘B’ at the Temple of Justice in Monrovia has summoned Sam Gaye, the director of elite presidential guard – the Executive Protection Service (EPS) – to testify in the ongoing trial of his former Deputy Director for Operations, …

[Observer] Criminal Court 'B' at the Temple of Justice in Monrovia has summoned Sam Gaye, the director of elite presidential guard - the Executive Protection Service (EPS) - to testify in the ongoing trial of his former Deputy Director for Operations, Darlington George.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lipa to Graduate 400 Today

[Observer] The Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA) will today graduate over 400 candidates that have successfully completed capacity building training in several disciplines of the 2016 third circle, according to a press release from the …

[Observer] The Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA) will today graduate over 400 candidates that have successfully completed capacity building training in several disciplines of the 2016 third circle, according to a press release from the institute.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

House Committee Eyes ‘Maximum Penalty’ for Lonestar Cell MTN

[Observer] House Speaker J. Emmanuel Nuquay, with approval from members of the House of Representatives, has appointed an 11-man Technical Committee to probe the “recommendations” from the Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) regarding Lonestar Ce…

[Observer] House Speaker J. Emmanuel Nuquay, with approval from members of the House of Representatives, has appointed an 11-man Technical Committee to probe the "recommendations" from the Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) regarding Lonestar Cell MTN's 'misrepresentation' on the imposition of the one cent excise tax.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Tackling Housing Deficits Through Incentives for Developers in Nigeria

[Guardian] Amidst growing concerns over inadequate housing for Nigeria’s population of approximately 180 million people and the controversy over the accurate data of housing deficits, stakeholders in the property sector have advocated policy driven inc…

[Guardian] Amidst growing concerns over inadequate housing for Nigeria's population of approximately 180 million people and the controversy over the accurate data of housing deficits, stakeholders in the property sector have advocated policy driven incentives for public developers in order to provide affordable shelter for Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Muthambi, Parliament’s Role Sticking Points for SABC Inquiry

[News24Wire] MPs conducting the SABC inquiry could not reach consensus on Thursday on the roles of Communications Minister Faith Muthambi and Parliament in the broadcaster’s recent decline.

[News24Wire] MPs conducting the SABC inquiry could not reach consensus on Thursday on the roles of Communications Minister Faith Muthambi and Parliament in the broadcaster's recent decline.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Simon’s Town Naval Base Thief Jailed for Six Years

[News24Wire] A man who stole military equipment, including assault rifles and hand grenades, from the Simon’s Town Naval Base has been sentenced to six years behind bars, the Hawks said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A man who stole military equipment, including assault rifles and hand grenades, from the Simon's Town Naval Base has been sentenced to six years behind bars, the Hawks said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa