Supreme Court Warns NEC

[Observer] Chief Justice Francis Korkpor yesterday warned authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) not to disqualify any candidate that desires to contest the October 10 presidential and legislative elections because only the Supreme Cour…

[Observer] Chief Justice Francis Korkpor yesterday warned authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) not to disqualify any candidate that desires to contest the October 10 presidential and legislative elections because only the Supreme Court has the sole legal authority to do so.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

How Healthy Is the Global Financial System?

[New Dawn] LONDON – In recent weeks, policymakers on both sides of the Atlantic have affirmed that the financial system is sound and stable. The US Federal Reserve announced in June that all US banks passed its latest annual stress test. And Fed Chair …

[New Dawn] LONDON - In recent weeks, policymakers on both sides of the Atlantic have affirmed that the financial system is sound and stable. The US Federal Reserve announced in June that all US banks passed its latest annual stress test. And Fed Chair Janet Yellen has now suggested that we might not experience another financial crisis "in our lifetimes."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CSA Official Seeks Support for Early Childhood Education

[New Dawn] The Director for Public Relations at the Civil Service Agency (CSA), Moses Owen Browne, is calling on government to provide more support for early childhood education in Liberia. Serving as guest speaker at the formal closing of the Excellen…

[New Dawn] The Director for Public Relations at the Civil Service Agency (CSA), Moses Owen Browne, is calling on government to provide more support for early childhood education in Liberia. Serving as guest speaker at the formal closing of the Excellent Learning Foundation Academy (ELFA) in Monrovia over the weekend, Mr. Browne emphasizes that literacy for every child is a must in the country and needs urgent attention from government.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

DEA Raids Ghettoes in Maryland

[New Dawn] The Drugs Enforcement Agency or DEA detachment in Maryland County has arrested over 20 kilograms of marijuana and several wraps of heroine value over 50,000Liberian Dollars during patrol in Harper and Pleebo cities, respectively.

[New Dawn] The Drugs Enforcement Agency or DEA detachment in Maryland County has arrested over 20 kilograms of marijuana and several wraps of heroine value over 50,000Liberian Dollars during patrol in Harper and Pleebo cities, respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Aspirant Pays Rental for Bo Statutory District

[New Dawn] After several years of indebtedness both in salary arrears and office rent, totaling several thousand Liberian Dollars, Bo Statutory District in Margibi County has received relief after an intervention by a legislative aspirant.

[New Dawn] After several years of indebtedness both in salary arrears and office rent, totaling several thousand Liberian Dollars, Bo Statutory District in Margibi County has received relief after an intervention by a legislative aspirant.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CDC, UP’s Fear

[New Dawn] A ruling Unity Party (UP) stalwart Rep. Worlea Sawah Dunah of Nimba County says the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change of Montserrado County Senator George Manneh Weah is the most feared political party that could undermine UP standa…

[New Dawn] A ruling Unity Party (UP) stalwart Rep. Worlea Sawah Dunah of Nimba County says the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change of Montserrado County Senator George Manneh Weah is the most feared political party that could undermine UP standard bearer Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai's victory.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Supreme Court – Rejected Aspirant Shows Disrespect for Law

[New Dawn] Justices at the Supreme Court are clear that it is a serious disrespect to the law for Montserrado County representative aspirant Mr. Abu Bana Kamara to challenge his disqualification as a candidate by the National Elections Commission, whil…

[New Dawn] Justices at the Supreme Court are clear that it is a serious disrespect to the law for Montserrado County representative aspirant Mr. Abu Bana Kamara to challenge his disqualification as a candidate by the National Elections Commission, while he still occupies an appointed job in violation of the Code of Conduct.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ecowas Launches Elections Emergency Response

[New Dawn] The ECOWAS Office in Liberia has formally launched an EU – Funded Emergency Response Mechanism (Africa Peace Facility Project), titled emergency support to preventive diplomacy and related action to ensure a free and peaceful election in Lib…

[New Dawn] The ECOWAS Office in Liberia has formally launched an EU - Funded Emergency Response Mechanism (Africa Peace Facility Project), titled emergency support to preventive diplomacy and related action to ensure a free and peaceful election in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia