Improving Criminal Investigation

[The Point] There are shows on cable TV that feature scientific crime investigation in the United States. American forensic experts can lift fingerprints even from the skin of a corpse. Because of the experts are sophisticated forensic skills and techn…

[The Point] There are shows on cable TV that feature scientific crime investigation in the United States. American forensic experts can lift fingerprints even from the skin of a corpse. Because of the experts are sophisticated forensic skills and technology, even walls and floors from which bloodstains have been washed off can lead to the conviction of the killer.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Investigation of Jammeh’s Alleged Atrocities Stalled

[The Point] Investigation in the allegation of killings and other enforced disappearances allegedly committed by the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh has stalled for lack of human and non-human resources, a UN group has discovered.

[The Point] Investigation in the allegation of killings and other enforced disappearances allegedly committed by the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh has stalled for lack of human and non-human resources, a UN group has discovered.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Fatou Bensouda Bags Doctorate Degree

[The Point] Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, has received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Dundee.

[The Point] Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, has received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Dundee.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

ECC to NEC – ‘Share Electronic Voter List’

[Observer] Recent pronouncement made by the Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Jerome Korkoya that everyone with a valid voter registration card will be allowed to partake in the upcoming October elections continues to cast a cl…

[Observer] Recent pronouncement made by the Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Jerome Korkoya that everyone with a valid voter registration card will be allowed to partake in the upcoming October elections continues to cast a cloud of doubt over the electoral process as concerns in the public increase over how transparent the process would be.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ganta Hospital to Modernize or

[Observer] Ganta United Methodist Hospital Administrator Patrick Martor. Since last year the GUMH has been under renovation, giving the hospital a much needed facelift.

[Observer] Ganta United Methodist Hospital Administrator Patrick Martor. Since last year the GUMH has been under renovation, giving the hospital a much needed facelift.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Support Creative Children

[Observer] The founder and chief executive officer of the Liberia-Ghana Missions and Alfilit-Liberia, Rev. Emmanuel Giddings, have encouraged parents to support their children who have interests and talents in the creative and performing arts. Rev. Gid…

[Observer] The founder and chief executive officer of the Liberia-Ghana Missions and Alfilit-Liberia, Rev. Emmanuel Giddings, have encouraged parents to support their children who have interests and talents in the creative and performing arts. Rev. Giddings, who served as guest speaker yesterday at the closing exercise of the MacDella Cooper Foundation Academy's (MCF) annual performance and talent show, said culture is what makes Liberians who they are today; and as such, it should be taken seriously by all.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

How Realistic Are Government’s Excuses for the Decline of the Liberian Dollar?

[Observer] When President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf first took office in 2006 following the October 2005 election, the exchange rate of the Liberian dollar to the US dollar was between L$55 and L$60 to US$1.

[Observer] When President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf first took office in 2006 following the October 2005 election, the exchange rate of the Liberian dollar to the US dollar was between L$55 and L$60 to US$1.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

AfDB, CIF Provide U.S.$ 23 Million to Renewable Energy Sector

[Observer] The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) yesterday awarded a grant of US$ 23.25 million to the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy and the Rural Renewable Agency of Liberia to transform Liberia’s renewable e…

[Observer] The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) yesterday awarded a grant of US$ 23.25 million to the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy and the Rural Renewable Agency of Liberia to transform Liberia's renewable energy sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

FA Cup Round 3 – Nimba United Get Upper Hand

[Observer] Coach Abraham Sese’s Nimba United took a step toward the semi-finals of the ongoing FA Cup after a 1-0 win over Keitrace FC yesterday at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

[Observer] Coach Abraham Sese's Nimba United took a step toward the semi-finals of the ongoing FA Cup after a 1-0 win over Keitrace FC yesterday at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia