New Executive Orders Waive Storage, Duty Fees On Select Imports

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Orders No. 85 and 86, waiving customs duty and storage fees at the Freeport of Monrovia, and extending Executive Order 78, exempting the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) from cus…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Orders No. 85 and 86, waiving customs duty and storage fees at the Freeport of Monrovia, and extending Executive Order 78, exempting the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) from customs duties on selected items, a release from the Executive Mansion said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Campaign Platforms Must Be Issues-Based, Devoid of Insults and Violence

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) has finally declared open the presidential and legislative campaign. This comes amidst a lot of pre-campaign activities by political parties and individuals both in the public eye and on social media.

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) has finally declared open the presidential and legislative campaign. This comes amidst a lot of pre-campaign activities by political parties and individuals both in the public eye and on social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NEC Rules Against Rep. Snowe, Cites ‘Lack of Domicile’

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) Hearing Office headed by Cllr. Muanah S. Ville has announced that Rep. Edwin Melvin Snowe could not establish domicile as required by Elections laws to contest in the ensuing elections for Sinje Distri…

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) Hearing Office headed by Cllr. Muanah S. Ville has announced that Rep. Edwin Melvin Snowe could not establish domicile as required by Elections laws to contest in the ensuing elections for Sinje District #1 in Bomi County. The decision followed Senator Sando Dazoe Johnson's complaint on July 21 that Rep. Snowe was crisscrossing to another county even though he was a sitting representative for Montserrado County District #6.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GoL Kicks Off U.S.$40 Million Electricity Project

[Observer] The Government of Liberia through the Office of the National Authorizing Office, Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), has kicked off a contract to put up additional transmissions and distribution lines intended to absorb more…

[Observer] The Government of Liberia through the Office of the National Authorizing Office, Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), has kicked off a contract to put up additional transmissions and distribution lines intended to absorb more electricity to Monrovia from the Mount Coffee Hydro Dam.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UN Migration Chief Visits Northeast – New Fund Allocates U.S.$10.5 Million

[UN News] The United Nations has sharpened its focus on efforts to tackle the humanitarian crisis in northeast Nigeria, through a visit by its top migration official and the allocation of $10.5 million from a new fund.

[UN News] The United Nations has sharpened its focus on efforts to tackle the humanitarian crisis in northeast Nigeria, through a visit by its top migration official and the allocation of $10.5 million from a new fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Botswana Withdraws, Kenya Progress

[CAF] Botswana has withdrawn from the qualifiers of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018, ahead of this weekend’s Preliminary Round second leg clash against Kenya.

[CAF] Botswana has withdrawn from the qualifiers of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018, ahead of this weekend's Preliminary Round second leg clash against Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Zambia Fine-Tune for South Africa With Ethiopia Friendly

[CAF] Zambia hosts Ethiopia on Saturday, 5 August 2017, in a friendly buildup ahead of their Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018 final round date with South Africa next weekend.

[CAF] Zambia hosts Ethiopia on Saturday, 5 August 2017, in a friendly buildup ahead of their Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018 final round date with South Africa next weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Mamutse Ready for the Challenge

[The Herald] Football administrator Joseph Mamutse is excited by the challenge of taking over the reins at the ZIFA secretariat after he was confirmed as the substantive general-secretary to fill the position that had been vacant for over a year.

[The Herald] Football administrator Joseph Mamutse is excited by the challenge of taking over the reins at the ZIFA secretariat after he was confirmed as the substantive general-secretary to fill the position that had been vacant for over a year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Liberian Police, Political Parties Hold Interactive Dialogue

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia Inspector General of Police Col. Gregory Coleman says the Police is committed to maintaining the peace on grounds that they are the tool of the state and must be ready to be neutral and implement the mandate.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia Inspector General of Police Col. Gregory Coleman says the Police is committed to maintaining the peace on grounds that they are the tool of the state and must be ready to be neutral and implement the mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Experts Decry High Cost of Healthcare Services in Nigeria

[Guardian] Abuja -Health experts have raised the alarm that Nigerians were still spending heavily on healthcare services even with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -Health experts have raised the alarm that Nigerians were still spending heavily on healthcare services even with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria