VP Boakai’s Chances Are Good

[New Republic] The ruling Unity Party (UP) seemed undeterred by the show of strength by the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) when it launched its campaign last weekend, has bragged of the chances of its flagbearer, Vice President Joseph Boakai, fo…

[New Republic] The ruling Unity Party (UP) seemed undeterred by the show of strength by the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) when it launched its campaign last weekend, has bragged of the chances of its flagbearer, Vice President Joseph Boakai, for the race to the Executive Mansion.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ukraine Congratulated On 26th Independence

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a congratulatory message to President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine on that country’s 26th Independence Anniversary on August 24, 2017.

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a congratulatory message to President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine on that country's 26th Independence Anniversary on August 24, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UK Parliamentary Delegation Visits Liberia

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received in audience a UK Parliamentary delegation and expressed appreciation over the visit to Liberia by cross-party four-member team.

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received in audience a UK Parliamentary delegation and expressed appreciation over the visit to Liberia by cross-party four-member team.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Young People Cautioned Against Violence

[NEWS] Finance Minister Boima S. Kamara has cautioned young people in Liberia against allowing themselves to be used by politicians to engage in violent behaviors that will lead to the destruction of lives and properties during the ongoing electoral pr…

[NEWS] Finance Minister Boima S. Kamara has cautioned young people in Liberia against allowing themselves to be used by politicians to engage in violent behaviors that will lead to the destruction of lives and properties during the ongoing electoral process.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Ruling Against Snowe Tantamount to Enacting New Law,’ Cllr. Sannoh Tells Supreme Court

[Observer] Rep. Snowe (L) remains confident to out-do his challenger Rep. Karmo (R), who questions Snowe’s eligibility to run for Representative in Senjeh District

[Observer] Rep. Snowe (L) remains confident to out-do his challenger Rep. Karmo (R), who questions Snowe's eligibility to run for Representative in Senjeh District

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Executive Order No. 87 Extends No. 80, Suspending Tariff On Rice

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Order No. 87; extending Executive Order No. 80 thus suspending tariff on rice. This Executive Order went into immediate effect on August 22, an Executive Mansion release has said.

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Order No. 87; extending Executive Order No. 80 thus suspending tariff on rice. This Executive Order went into immediate effect on August 22, an Executive Mansion release has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sierra Leone Mudslides – a Preventable Social Disaster or an Inevitable ‘Natural Disaster’?

[Observer] What lessons can African countries learn from Sierra Leone’s devastating mudslides? Was the disaster due to natural events or is there a social dimension? Is there anything such as a ‘natural disaster’? What can be done to reduce risks?

[Observer] What lessons can African countries learn from Sierra Leone's devastating mudslides? Was the disaster due to natural events or is there a social dimension? Is there anything such as a 'natural disaster'? What can be done to reduce risks?

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

LEC Connects Hotel Business in Sinkor

[Observer] Zein Jaffal, chief executive officer (CEO) of Waves Inn, Incorporated, has lauded the authority of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) for providing power, which has helped to ease the cost of running his business. Mr. Jaffal spoke wit…

[Observer] Zein Jaffal, chief executive officer (CEO) of Waves Inn, Incorporated, has lauded the authority of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) for providing power, which has helped to ease the cost of running his business. Mr. Jaffal spoke with reporters on Wednesday when the management of LEC provided an MVA transformer to help ease the high cost of running his hotel business. Megavolt amperes (MVA) is the unit used for measuring apparent power. The apparent power refers to the total current and voltage in

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Land Rights Act Returns to Committee Room but Senator Chie Sure of Passage By 53rd Legislature

[Observer] Following over three hours of exhaustive debate, 20 members of the Senate plenary yesterday voted to return the proposed Land Rights Act to committee room for further work before the concurrent vote. Tuesday’s debate was focused on four cate…

[Observer] Following over three hours of exhaustive debate, 20 members of the Senate plenary yesterday voted to return the proposed Land Rights Act to committee room for further work before the concurrent vote. Tuesday's debate was focused on four categories of land ownership, namely; Government Land, Public Land, Customary Land, and Private Land. The Land Rights Act was submitted to the National Legislature in 2014 by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, which according to the chairman of Lands, Mines, Energy, Natural R

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