LNP Pays Tribute to 800 Fallen Officers

[Observer] More than 2,000 officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP) were last Friday joined by Justice Minister and Attorney General (AG) Frederick Cherue to memorialize about 800 of their fallen colleagues who died in defense of the nation.

[Observer] More than 2,000 officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP) were last Friday joined by Justice Minister and Attorney General (AG) Frederick Cherue to memorialize about 800 of their fallen colleagues who died in defense of the nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Executive Stripped Off Powers at NOCK Election

[Nation] A stakeholders meeting to review the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) draft constitution have stripped off the Nock executive voting powers during the Electoral Congress.

[Nation] A stakeholders meeting to review the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) draft constitution have stripped off the Nock executive voting powers during the Electoral Congress.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

AMISOM Confirms 4 Killed in Calamada Accident

[Dalsan Radio] Amisom on Tuesday confirmed that an accident involving one of its vehicle near Calamaad caused the deaths of four people and 14 injured In a statement from its spokesman Amisom regretted the incident

[Dalsan Radio] Amisom on Tuesday confirmed that an accident involving one of its vehicle near Calamaad caused the deaths of four people and 14 injured In a statement from its spokesman Amisom regretted the incident

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Shariff Hassan Still Hopeful of a Digil Mirifle in Villa Somalia in Future Despute Defeat in 2017

[Dalsan Radio] Presidential candidate and the Presidemt of South West State Sharif Hassan Adan has told his supporters he remained optimistic that a Rahaweyn head of state will be head of state in the future despite his set back in the 2017 election th…

[Dalsan Radio] Presidential candidate and the Presidemt of South West State Sharif Hassan Adan has told his supporters he remained optimistic that a Rahaweyn head of state will be head of state in the future despite his set back in the 2017 election thay technically knocked him out of the race following the election of Speaker Mohamed Jawari a Digil Mirifle.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Limpopo Rhino Poaching Suspects to Remain in Custody Until Bail Hearing

[News24Wire] The case against three suspected rhino poachers – Deon, 48, Nick van Deventer, 51, and Onwand Muchagowa, 34 – has been adjourned in the Makhado Magistrate’s Court.

[News24Wire] The case against three suspected rhino poachers - Deon, 48, Nick van Deventer, 51, and Onwand Muchagowa, 34 - has been adjourned in the Makhado Magistrate's Court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ellen Congratulates Ecowas On Ecowas Human Rights Day

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Chairperson of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has congratulated the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) for declaring January 16 – each year as ECOWAS…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Chairperson of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has congratulated the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) for declaring January 16 - each year as ECOWAS Human Rights Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Why LRA Should Expand Tax Horizon Into Electricity Supply Sector

[FrontPageAfrica] Late last year, Boima Kamara, Liberia’s Minister of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) admitted on a local radio talk show that the country has plunged into recession.

[FrontPageAfrica] Late last year, Boima Kamara, Liberia's Minister of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) admitted on a local radio talk show that the country has plunged into recession.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Pres. Sirleaf Recycling Appointees Despite Tainted Reputations

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Although President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s declaration of war against Liberia’s worst enemy – corruption – and its endemic culture at her first inaugural address in 2006 still remains fresh in the minds of many, allege culpr…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Although President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's declaration of war against Liberia's worst enemy - corruption - and its endemic culture at her first inaugural address in 2006 still remains fresh in the minds of many, allege culprits of corruption are treated with exceptional dignity and honor under the Sirleaf regime with lucrative jobs. Critics term these appointments as 'old wine in new bottle.'

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Catholic Relief Services Report Attempts to Undermine Liberia’s Peace

[FrontPageAfrica] Born and raised in Liberia, I lived through much of the civil war in Liberia and spent time as a refugee in Guinea, Ivory Coast and the United States. As a Liberian, proud of how far our country has come and the peace we have enjoyed …

[FrontPageAfrica] Born and raised in Liberia, I lived through much of the civil war in Liberia and spent time as a refugee in Guinea, Ivory Coast and the United States. As a Liberian, proud of how far our country has come and the peace we have enjoyed for over 11 years, I was very shocked when I read an article on Voice of America (VOA) titled "Half of Liberians Fear Country Could Plunge Back Into War". This title was supposedly based on a report by the Catholic Relief Services on the State of Peace, Reconciliation and Conf

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia