Dutch Man Convicted for War Crimes in Liberia – Where Do Liberians Stand With Justice?

[Observer] On Friday, April 21, the world witnessed a historical event in The Hague where a Dutch businessman, Gus Kouwenhoven, was convicted by the Dutch Appeal Court and subsequently sentenced to 19 years for smuggling arms to fuel the Liberian war. …

[Observer] On Friday, April 21, the world witnessed a historical event in The Hague where a Dutch businessman, Gus Kouwenhoven, was convicted by the Dutch Appeal Court and subsequently sentenced to 19 years for smuggling arms to fuel the Liberian war. According to the verdict, Kouwenhoven, who during the regime of former President Charles Taylor, operated the Oriental Timber Company (OTC), was convicted as "an accessory to war crimes" for selling weapons to Mr. Taylor between 2000 and 2003 in defiance of United Natio

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Uniform’s CEO Talks About His Company, Recent Business Venture and His Aspiration

[Observer] UNIFORM’s CEO, Chid Liberty and his beautiful girlfriend, supermodel Georgie Badiel, were in Liberia a couple of weeks ago. Topping this was news that they brought along, and again invited, A$AP Ferg, one of America’s leading performing rap …

[Observer] UNIFORM's CEO, Chid Liberty and his beautiful girlfriend, supermodel Georgie Badiel, were in Liberia a couple of weeks ago. Topping this was news that they brought along, and again invited, A$AP Ferg, one of America's leading performing rap artists and designers with a keen interest in Africa and UNIFORM, to Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

ESLRF Lauded for Progress With Farmers

[Observer] During his recent visit to Liberia, the Regional Director for West and Central Africa of the World Food Program (WFP), Abdou Dieng, praised the Emma Smith Life Recovery Foundation for its enormous work with farmers in the country, specifical…

[Observer] During his recent visit to Liberia, the Regional Director for West and Central Africa of the World Food Program (WFP), Abdou Dieng, praised the Emma Smith Life Recovery Foundation for its enormous work with farmers in the country, specifically Montserrado County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Jubilee Thrash Nimba Kwadoe

[Observer] The Church Boys of Jubilee yesterday put up one of their best performances so far in the league to thrash Nimba Kwadoe 4-0 to advance to the next round of the knockout competition.

[Observer] The Church Boys of Jubilee yesterday put up one of their best performances so far in the league to thrash Nimba Kwadoe 4-0 to advance to the next round of the knockout competition.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Campaign Financing Fears Loom

[Observer] Forerunners in the upcoming general and presidential elections have been involved in what could be described as a “showdown of financial strength” as fleets of vehicles that cost hundreds of thousands of United States dollar are being showca…

[Observer] Forerunners in the upcoming general and presidential elections have been involved in what could be described as a "showdown of financial strength" as fleets of vehicles that cost hundreds of thousands of United States dollar are being showcased in Monrovia. However, the sources of the funds for these fleets, remain undisclosed--a worrisome trend for Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NPP Endorses Rev. Duo

[Observer] The National Patriotic Party (NPP) has endorsed the candidacy of representative aspirant Rev. Tenial Watta Duo to contest the lone seat of Montserrado District #12 in the upcoming October polls.

[Observer] The National Patriotic Party (NPP) has endorsed the candidacy of representative aspirant Rev. Tenial Watta Duo to contest the lone seat of Montserrado District #12 in the upcoming October polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lamido Insists On Being Tried By Justice Ademola

[Daily Trust] Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to transfer the money laundering allegations against him to Justice Adeniyi Ademola’s court.

[Daily Trust] Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to transfer the money laundering allegations against him to Justice Adeniyi Ademola's court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria