NEC Certificates Elected Officials Today

[Observer] Those who emerged victorious at the October 10 presidential and representative elections as well as the subsequent December 26 runoff election are on the verge of gaining legitimacy as authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) w…

[Observer] Those who emerged victorious at the October 10 presidential and representative elections as well as the subsequent December 26 runoff election are on the verge of gaining legitimacy as authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) will be certificating them today.

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Hassan Darius Ahmed, a Rising Talent in Liberian Football

[Observer] Hassan Darius Ahmed receives his MVP award from Ben Sanvee during the closing ceremony of the Alphonso Armah Youth Tournament at the ATS. (Photo credit: Anthony Kokoi/Daily Observer.)

[Observer] Hassan Darius Ahmed receives his MVP award from Ben Sanvee during the closing ceremony of the Alphonso Armah Youth Tournament at the ATS. (Photo credit: Anthony Kokoi/Daily Observer.)

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President-Elect Weah’s Pledge to Fight Corruption and Transform the Masses’ Lives

[Observer] President-elect George Weah has declared that his top priorities will be to fight corruption and to transform the lives of the masses of the Liberian people.

[Observer] President-elect George Weah has declared that his top priorities will be to fight corruption and to transform the lives of the masses of the Liberian people.

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NDI Wants NEC Stripped of Judicial Role

[Observer] The National Democratic Institute (NDI) says the role(s) ascribed to the National Elections Commission (NEC) by the elections law to adjudicate cases emanating from electoral disputes as conflict of interest and a breach of legal protocols–…

[Observer] The National Democratic Institute (NDI) says the role(s) ascribed to the National Elections Commission (NEC) by the elections law to adjudicate cases emanating from electoral disputes as conflict of interest and a breach of legal protocols--and has therefore called for the NEC to be stripped of its judicial duties.

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Pro Tempore Jallah Out, Sen. Chie Tipped to Replace Him

[Observer] The Senate, which is the Upper House of the Legislature, yesterday reached a consensus that forbids President Pro Tempore Armah Z. Jallah of Gbarpolu County from seeking reelection.

[Observer] The Senate, which is the Upper House of the Legislature, yesterday reached a consensus that forbids President Pro Tempore Armah Z. Jallah of Gbarpolu County from seeking reelection.

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Liquidity Crisis – Global Prices, U.S.$444 Million Remittance or Bankruptcy?

[Observer] The demand for the US dollar has contributed to the decline of the value of the Liberian dollar since 2006. It declined from L$62 to US$1 in 2006, to L$108 to US$1 in 2016; and in 2018, it is L$126 for US$1. The exchange rate decline is now …

[Observer] The demand for the US dollar has contributed to the decline of the value of the Liberian dollar since 2006. It declined from L$62 to US$1 in 2006, to L$108 to US$1 in 2016; and in 2018, it is L$126 for US$1. The exchange rate decline is now being exacerbated by the liquidity crisis. Nowadays, due to the shortage of cash, commercial banks are reluctant to cash government checks or provide credit lines to government contractors, according to the President of the Liberian Banking Association when he served as

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