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MONROVIA – The Director-General of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority, Mrs. Emma Metieh Glassco has been invited to serve as Speaker at the women in fisheries side event to be held on the margins of the Ministerial conference on fishing Vessel safety and IUU Fishing of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) of the United […]

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Monrovia – A Canadian based Organization “Empowerment Squared” has announced plans to construct a Massive Library and Business Incubation Center in Paynesville City, outside Monrovia. The disclosure was made on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 when the visiting Canadian delegation met with Deputy Foreign Minister for Administration, Madam Mawine Diggs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Paynesville – The Country Director of Wild Chimpanzee Foundation (WCF), Dr. Annika Hillers said the media has an important role in the promotion of Liberia’s rich biodiversity conservation. Speaking at a two-day workshop aimed at building the capacity of journalists and public relations officers to report about wildlife conservation and Liberia’s protected areas, Dr.

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ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, President George Manneh Weah exercised one of his powers by reshuffling and making additional appointments in his Cabinet. At least 22 government entities, including the Ministry of National Defense, were affected by the President’s new appointments.

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MONROVIA – President George Weah has appointed the man who threatened to “kill” would-be protestors of the ‘Weah Step Down Campaign’ and critics of Pres. Weah as Deputy Minister of Defense for Operations.

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FLORIDA – The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) is bent on pursuing GSM Companies to increase the cost of internet data with additional surcharge, but the Liberian Senate wouldn’t let it happen – at least not now – citing the hardship in the economy.

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FLORIDA – The Government of Liberia is not prepared with its defense to challenge former Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh at the ECOWAS Court of Justice and has therefore appealed to the Court for extension of time to file its statement of defense.

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Monrovia –  In the build-up to the final decision as to whether Liberia would qualify for the International Monetary Fund(IMF) program aimed at rebuilding the country’s economy, Finance and Economic Planning Minister Samuel Tweah, has signed a US$25 million concession loan  signing between Liberia and the Overseas Fund for International Development  (OFID) for Cornea-Voinjama road.

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MONROVIA – Monrovia City Mayor Jefferson T. Koijee has reaffirmed his support for the establishment of the war and economic crimes court in Liberia. Mayor Koijee said the establishment of the Court would ensure the prosecution of those accused of perpetrating atrocities during the 14 years of bloody civil war and ensure lasting peace and social […]

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YESTERDAY, OCTOBER 17, the spokesman of the Liberia National Police (LNP) attempted to provide what he thinks was clarity on Tuesday, October 15 Monrovia Consolidated School System’s student peaceful protest, which later degenerated into chaotic scenes around Central Monrovia.

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Monrovia – Hours after the faculty of the University of Liberia laid down their chalks in protest over unpaid salary arears – and an announcement of a plans by students at the University to stage an anti-government protest Friday, President George Manneh Weah has dismissed the University’s president Dr.

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Monrovia – The Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) have condemned the “brutality and violence meted out by the Government of Liberia”, against protesting students from several public schools in Monrovia. The students were protesting in demand of the payment of salary arrears due their teachers.

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MONROVIA – The political leader of The Alternative National Congress, Alexander Benedict Cummings has donated Five Thousand United States Dollars to Currant Lutheran Hospital in Zorzor, Lofa County. The ANC Political Leader donated US$5,000.00/LD $1 million for payment of salaries to employees of the hospital who have not taken pay for the past seven months […]

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Monrovia – Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) has not ceased its land grab and hasn’t taken actions to curb alleged deforestation of forest communities in southeastern Liberia, local community rights defenders claim.  GVL denied the claims.

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Monrovia – A potential protest planned for Friday, October 18 by student leaders of the University of Liberia might complete a hat trick of protests that would take place in less than two weeks in Monrovia.

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MONROVIA – United Bank for Africa (UBA) Liberia on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, launched its Chat Banking Product dubbed LEO. The online banking product which can be accessed on Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp will allow customers to make use of their social media accounts, to open account, transfer money from one account to another, get […]

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Monrovia – Ecobank Liberia has set aside one week to celebrate and appreciate its customers in commemoration of the 2019 Customer Service Week, which is observed worldwide annually. Customer Service Week is a special week observed by businesses globally to recognize and celebrate their customer service employees for the important roles that they play in […]

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IF REPRESENTATIVE Acarous Moses Gray(CDC, District No. 8, Montserrado County) had his way, the head of the Monrovia Consolidated School System would be out of a job. Not because he failed to pay teachers, in whose interest students took to the street Wednesday, but because, in Rep.

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Monrovia – The Partners in Development (PADEV), a local NGO in the forest sector, has conducted a one-day orientation for its community engagement officers (CEOs), who are going to be sent into the field for a 15-month Forestry Development Authority (FDA) project that they (PADEV) are implementing.

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Monrovia – Oumou Hage, 53, the widow of the late Milad R. Hage, whose estate has been the subject of one the longest-running legal wrangles in Liberia’s history, is languishing in custody at the Monrovia Central Prison because she refused to sign a fake deed that was introduced in the case of her late husband’s […]

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ACCRA, Ghana – As one keen observer stated, footballers are the modern equivalents of the gladiators of antiquity. Like the gladiators they entertain people — that helps to ease out stress and distress.

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Monrovia – The University of Liberia is one place in Liberia that sees constant protest actions either from students or the faculty members.  The constant disruptions of normality on the campuses of the university are getting on the nerves of some concerned students, who have called on the institution’s administration to take some stringent measures […]

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Monrovia – The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Agriculture and Infrastructure Investment Company (AIIC) and president of the National Rice Federation of Liberia (NRFL) said the just ended All African Post-Harvest Congress and Exhibition held at the Headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia was in line with Liberia’s scope of work in […]

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Kakata, Margibi – Members of the  City Council of Isanit City, Minnesota in the United States of America have unanimously voted to establish a sister city relationship with Unification City in Mboo Statutory District, Margibi County.

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Washington DC – Liberians from all regions of the world will be gathering near Washington DC on December 6- 7 for the first “All Liberian Diaspora Conference”. The Conference is expected to bring together dozens of Diaspora organizations, international organizations, local, and state officials, recognized Liberian experts, and notable friends of Liberia.

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