7,000 Security Personnel

[NEWS] A Joint Task Force of about 7,000 men and women drawn from five security agencies has been established as part of a strategic security plan for the impending Presidential and Legislative elections in October.

[NEWS] A Joint Task Force of about 7,000 men and women drawn from five security agencies has been established as part of a strategic security plan for the impending Presidential and Legislative elections in October.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia Deserves Modern Laboratory

[NEWS] Liberia has come of age since impendence in 1847. On paper, our country is the oldest republic, but it is farfetched that Africa’s oldest independent country has got nothing to show. We are expected to celebrate 170 years of independence in July…

[NEWS] Liberia has come of age since impendence in 1847. On paper, our country is the oldest republic, but it is farfetched that Africa's oldest independent country has got nothing to show. We are expected to celebrate 170 years of independence in July, but what we continue to see certainly does not provide any hope or suggest that our situation will change anytime soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Promise Betrayed’

[NEWS] When the Speaker of the House of Representatives visited the town of Konoquelleh in Margibi near Kakata City last Saturday to inform the people of his new position at the Legislature, little did he know that the inhabitants would have furiously …

[NEWS] When the Speaker of the House of Representatives visited the town of Konoquelleh in Margibi near Kakata City last Saturday to inform the people of his new position at the Legislature, little did he know that the inhabitants would have furiously complained about the hardhearted betrayal by of one of his colleagues (name withheld).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

He Is Not Just Crazy, He Is a Cunning Businessman – Gupta Lawyer On Murder Plot

[News24Wire] The lawyer for the controversial Gupta family, Gert van der Merwe, believes that the man who allegedly plotted to assassinate senior government officials, who are viewed as so-called state capture beneficiaries, may be mentally unstable.

[News24Wire] The lawyer for the controversial Gupta family, Gert van der Merwe, believes that the man who allegedly plotted to assassinate senior government officials, who are viewed as so-called state capture beneficiaries, may be mentally unstable.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘We Have Lost a True Son’

[Observer] Vice President Joseph Boakai last Friday told his audience at the funeral of Counselor Theophilus Chapman Gould (TC Gould) that the late counselor served his country with distinction and professionalism.

[Observer] Vice President Joseph Boakai last Friday told his audience at the funeral of Counselor Theophilus Chapman Gould (TC Gould) that the late counselor served his country with distinction and professionalism.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Moci Gives Progress Report

[Observer] The Minister of Commerce and Industry (MOCI), Axel M. Addy, has highlighted several achievements, including the Lofa Women Weaving Center, the Liberian Marketplace, the launch of the National Quality Awards Program, Liberian Farmer’s Market,…

[Observer] The Minister of Commerce and Industry (MOCI), Axel M. Addy, has highlighted several achievements, including the Lofa Women Weaving Center, the Liberian Marketplace, the launch of the National Quality Awards Program, Liberian Farmer's Market, and the WTO Post Accession Plan, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

In Liberia, the Question of Citizenship Requires a ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ Answer

[Observer] Over the last few weeks, uncertainty has grown over the citizenship status of National Elections Commission (NEC) chairman Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoya. Human rights lawyer Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe first raised the point that if Korkoya holds a US pa…

[Observer] Over the last few weeks, uncertainty has grown over the citizenship status of National Elections Commission (NEC) chairman Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoya. Human rights lawyer Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe first raised the point that if Korkoya holds a US passport while serving as chairman of the NEC, then he has committed "Perjury." Qualifying this, Cllr. Gongloe stated that the New Elections Law of Liberia forbids anyone who is not a Liberian citizen from serving as chairman of the NEC.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Maritime Takes Over Fisheries Bureau

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Order No. 84, granting the Liberia Maritime Authority total control of the management of the country’s fishery resources, an Executive Mansion release has said.

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Order No. 84, granting the Liberia Maritime Authority total control of the management of the country's fishery resources, an Executive Mansion release has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia