Judges Chase Wealth

[New Dawn] A judge at the Temple of Justice has frowned on lawyers who see the legal profession as a means of accumulating wealth. “It is saddened to note over the years and even now that many of our colleagues believe that they have been called into t…

[New Dawn] A judge at the Temple of Justice has frowned on lawyers who see the legal profession as a means of accumulating wealth. "It is saddened to note over the years and even now that many of our colleagues believe that they have been called into this profession to accumulate wealth, such as building houses and other properties no matter how and by what means they get them to the point that they would baffle justice and leave others in tears", Judge Roosevelt Z. Williesaid Monday, 8 May in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

WHH Liberia Ends Workshop

[New Dawn] An international non-governmental organization Welt HungerHilfer Liberia (WHH) has ended a two-day workshop with stakeholders in Maryland County. The workshop, which brought together youth and women representatives, among other citizens as w…

[New Dawn] An international non-governmental organization Welt HungerHilfer Liberia (WHH) has ended a two-day workshop with stakeholders in Maryland County. The workshop, which brought together youth and women representatives, among other citizens as well as representatives from the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the county, was intended to provide information on phase five of the reintegration and recovery program of the organization.

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Chief Arrested for Rape

[New Dawn] Police in Karnplay, electoral district#3, Nimba County have arrested and charged a former Town Chief of Zorgbarplay for alleged rape. According to police charged sheet, suspect Thomas Yankay has been charged with rape and sent to the Karnpla…

[New Dawn] Police in Karnplay, electoral district#3, Nimba County have arrested and charged a former Town Chief of Zorgbarplay for alleged rape. According to police charged sheet, suspect Thomas Yankay has been charged with rape and sent to the Karnplay Magisterial County.

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Liberia Launches First Wildlife Sanctuary

[New Dawn] Liberia’s Governance Commission (GC) Chairman, Dr. Amos C. Sawyer on Saturday, 6 May 2017 officially launched the Country’s first ever Wildlife Sanctuary. The facility which is located at Libassa Ecolodge, Marshall in Lower Margibi County is…

[New Dawn] Liberia's Governance Commission (GC) Chairman, Dr. Amos C. Sawyer on Saturday, 6 May 2017 officially launched the Country's first ever Wildlife Sanctuary. The facility which is located at Libassa Ecolodge, Marshall in Lower Margibi County is intended to preserve the country's wildlife species locally eaten as bush meat and taken for pets.

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Church, Masons Fight for Pastor Corpse

[New Dawn] Fighting broke out between members of a local Christian denomination African Glory Ministries Redemption Church and some members of the Bernard Farm Masonic Craft society on Saturday, 6 May followingdisagreement over which of the two organiz…

[New Dawn] Fighting broke out between members of a local Christian denomination African Glory Ministries Redemption Church and some members of the Bernard Farm Masonic Craft society on Saturday, 6 May followingdisagreement over which of the two organizations should bury deceased pastor Mr. Jeremiah Washington.

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County Attorney Warns Against Mob Violence

[New Dawn] Maryland County Attorney, Cllr. Aloysius Allison, is calling on citizens of the county to call off a planned demonstration. Speaking with reporters in Harper City recently, Cllr. Allison said his office has gathered information from PleeboSo…

[New Dawn] Maryland County Attorney, Cllr. Aloysius Allison, is calling on citizens of the county to call off a planned demonstration. Speaking with reporters in Harper City recently, Cllr. Allison said his office has gathered information from PleeboSodoken Statutory District that citizens are not satisfied with the Liberia National Police investigation into the death of Edward William, a security contractor, who reported to work on 9 February 2017, but was never seen until his lifeless body was discovered with jury

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Short Cut – Philippe Aghion

[New Dawn] Emmanuel Macron may be sure of becoming the next President of France, but he is still a long way from being able to implement his plan to transform France from a statist, rigid, and sputtering economy into a Scandinavian-style powerhouse, in…

[New Dawn] Emmanuel Macron may be sure of becoming the next President of France, but he is still a long way from being able to implement his plan to transform France from a statist, rigid, and sputtering economy into a Scandinavian-style powerhouse, in which populists return to the margins of political life.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NEC Issues Elections’ Writ Today

[New Dawn] The road to the October elections is becoming clear by the day as the National Elections Commission or NEC is expected to issue the writ of elections today, 9 May to mark the commencement of electoral period here ahead of the October 10th po…

[New Dawn] The road to the October elections is becoming clear by the day as the National Elections Commission or NEC is expected to issue the writ of elections today, 9 May to mark the commencement of electoral period here ahead of the October 10th polls.

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Ellen Congratulates French President-Elect Macron

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has, on behalf of the Liberian Government and people, and in her own name, sent a Congratulatory Message to French president – elect Mr. Emmanuel Macron on his victory that came following a run – off on Sunday…

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has, on behalf of the Liberian Government and people, and in her own name, sent a Congratulatory Message to French president - elect Mr. Emmanuel Macron on his victory that came following a run - off on Sunday, 7 May between he and defeated candidate Marine Le Pen.

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Fighting the Worst Meningitis C Outbreak Since 2008

[MSF] Thousands of men, women, and children in northern Nigeria have been affected by a meningitis C outbreak, reportedly the largest to hit the country in the past nine years. Almost six months after the first cases were recorded in Zamfara State, Nig…

[MSF] Thousands of men, women, and children in northern Nigeria have been affected by a meningitis C outbreak, reportedly the largest to hit the country in the past nine years. Almost six months after the first cases were recorded in Zamfara State, Nigeria's Ministry of Health (MoH) is still struggling to fight this epidemic in seven states of the country. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has supported the health authorities with surveillance and case management in the most-affected locations since February, when t

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