Yotan Launches One Year Project in Lofa County

[New Dawn] Youth in Technology and Arts Network (YOTAN) has launched a one year project in Lofa County, funded by National Endowment for Democracy (NED). The project is title “Fostering the involvement of citizens in governance reform in rural Liberia….

[New Dawn] Youth in Technology and Arts Network (YOTAN) has launched a one year project in Lofa County, funded by National Endowment for Democracy (NED). The project is title "Fostering the involvement of citizens in governance reform in rural Liberia. The Founder and Executive Director of YOTAN Mr. Donnish Pewee says in a press statement issued Wednesday, 22 November that the project is built on four recommendations which were made by the Governance Commission (GC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

MOT and Partners to Hold ‘Safe Streets Festival’ On Broad Street

[New Dawn] The Ministry of Transport with assistance from the Liberia National Police, European Union, German Cooperation and GIZ as well as sponsorship from Orange Money will hold a one-day road safety activity dubbed: “Safe Streets Festival” on Satur…

[New Dawn] The Ministry of Transport with assistance from the Liberia National Police, European Union, German Cooperation and GIZ as well as sponsorship from Orange Money will hold a one-day road safety activity dubbed: "Safe Streets Festival" on Saturday, 25 November on Broad Street, Central Monrovia. According to a release from EU, the event is inspired by the European Mobility Week and takes place under the motto: "Road Safety Strengthens Economy".

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

FAO Conducts Training for Farmers

[New Dawn] Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) International Consultant and Project Manager Mr. Albert Pasawa says the organization has organized a five – day training for farmers at the UNMIL regional field office in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County.

[New Dawn] Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) International Consultant and Project Manager Mr. Albert Pasawa says the organization has organized a five - day training for farmers at the UNMIL regional field office in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CDC Confronts Critics of U.S.

[New Dawn] Main opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) says those criticizing the American Government for calling for the holding of presidential run-off while alleged electoral frauds and irregularities are being investigated are “hypocritic…

[New Dawn] Main opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) says those criticizing the American Government for calling for the holding of presidential run-off while alleged electoral frauds and irregularities are being investigated are "hypocritical critics."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Two LP Senior Executives Resign

[Observer] In the aftermath of the ongoing legal brawl between the opposition Liberty Party (LP) and authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) following the conduct of the October 10 elections, two of the party’s senior executives have res…

[Observer] In the aftermath of the ongoing legal brawl between the opposition Liberty Party (LP) and authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) following the conduct of the October 10 elections, two of the party's senior executives have resigned from their respective positions.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen – ‘I’ll Retire Gracefully, Remain Active in Society’

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says cannot wait to see the end of the current electoral impasse and to see the runoff held so she may retire. In a conversation with LBS director general Ledgerhood Rennie on the Bumper Show yesterday, Presid…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says cannot wait to see the end of the current electoral impasse and to see the runoff held so she may retire. In a conversation with LBS director general Ledgerhood Rennie on the Bumper Show yesterday, President Sirleaf said she hope to retire honorably and be active in private life in the interest of Liberia and Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Uwul Warned Against Violent Advocacy

[Observer] The newly inducted officers of the United Workers Union of Liberia (UWUL) local office #12 have been warned against engaging in any acts of lawlessness in advocating for their members.

[Observer] The newly inducted officers of the United Workers Union of Liberia (UWUL) local office #12 have been warned against engaging in any acts of lawlessness in advocating for their members.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ecowas Weary of Violations of Arms Treaties

[Observer] The West African sub-region was by no means a safe haven prior to December 1989 when an incursion that tore Liberia apart ended in 2003. Regional leaders, however, believe that what led to the crises in Liberia and other countries in the sub…

[Observer] The West African sub-region was by no means a safe haven prior to December 1989 when an incursion that tore Liberia apart ended in 2003. Regional leaders, however, believe that what led to the crises in Liberia and other countries in the sub-region was largely the uncontrolled presence of small arms and light weapons (SALW).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

All Is Well That Ends Well

[Observer] “O, then, give pity to her, whose state is such that cannot choose but lend and give where she is sure to lose; that seeks not to find that her search implies, but riddle-like lives sweetly where she dies!

[Observer] "O, then, give pity to her, whose state is such that cannot choose but lend and give where she is sure to lose; that seeks not to find that her search implies, but riddle-like lives sweetly where she dies!

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia