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MONROVIA –  United States Ambassador At Large for Global Criminal Justice (GCJ), Dr. Beth Van Schaack has arrived in Liberia and already hit the ground running with a meeting with the civil society.

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Monrovia – The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) is cautioning the public including media institutions against spreading what it terms rumors in the talking about US$100 million cocaine case. The release signed by Mrs.

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GBARNGA, Bong County – The Kpatawee Waterfalls, one of Liberia’s beautiful tourism sites located in Gbarnga Bong County, is gradually turning into a resort area to accommodate visitors.  Visiting Kpatawee over the weekend, little huts built with palm thatches and bamboo had beds in them.

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MONROVIA – Three persons of interest linked to the US$100 million worth of cocaine busted in Liberia have been arrested at the Sierra Leone border. Those arrested include a Liberian, Oliver Zayzay, a Guinean, Mustapha Baldeh and a Lebanese, Ahmad Makki.

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MONROVIA – Center for National Documents and Records Agency has for the first time officiated a wedding ceremony between two speech and hearing impaired people in sign language. The wedding was conducted on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at the Agency’s Mini Wedding Hall, situated on the 12th Street, Sinkor, in Monrovia City, Liberia.

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MONROVIA – SONIT Liberia Inc. The  frozen food company in Topoe Village in whose facility the huge consignment of  cocaine were confiscated has issued disclaimer over  their involvement in transportation of the huge consignment to Liberia.

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Monrovia – Liberian Female Journalist M. Dennise Nimpson has returned from the United States after the completion of nearly a month of media training offered by the Edward R. Morrow Program for Journalists with sponsorship from the US State Department.

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MONROVIA – As part of its corporate social responsibility, the Insurance Company of Africa (ICA) has awarded scholarships to the two best performing female students from William V.S. Tubman High and G.

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MONROVIA – A pro-media development initiative, Youth Media Action (YMA) has successfully trained over 200 students in basic journalism for campus-based reporting. The training which was part of the organization’s decentralization program highlighted basic journalism including, interview techniques, news gathering, news writing and presentation and photojournalism.

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Monrovia – In commemorating this year’s World Day against the death penalty on October 10, 2022, Rescue Alternatives Liberia (RAL) is encouraging the House of Representatives to concur with the Liberian Senate on the passage into law of the anti-death penalty bill overwhelmingly voted upon by the Liberian Senate which is before the House of […]

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MONROVIA – Naymote, Partners for Democratic Development has rallied hundreds of Liberian youths from across the country to promote issues-based elections and encourage political leaders to implement the youth agenda for the 2023 Presidential and Legislative Elections.

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During this time of year, Parents and Guardians are worried about promotion and demotion matters of their chidren because they prefer promotion for their children when the final school exam and West African exam results are announced.

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Agriculture suffers from entrenched negative perceptions amongst Liberian youths. In the minds of many young  individuals, Agriculture is a poor man’s work that involves backbreaking labor and insufficient financial gains. This myth is based largely on a  misunderstanding of the range of opportunities available to young people in Agriculture and the numerous positive impacts youth […]

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MONROVIA — Charlyne Brumskine, the daughter of the fallen political leader of Liberty Party Charles Brumskine, is considering contesting in Grand Bassa’s third district in 2023. Charlyne said her vision is to continue her late father’s legacy with a specific focus on providing opportunities for underprivileged children to seek education.

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Monrovia – Last weekend’s seizure of US$100 million worth of cocaine described as the biggest bust in Liberia’s history, is the latest in a long-line of recent smuggling operations which criminal gangs are using to transship drugs.

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Monrovia – Liberia’s National Elections Commission will today begin reevaluating the five companies looking to secure the contract for the use of a controversial biometric voter-identification system to prevent electoral fraud and chaos, which has marred previous elections.

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Monrovia – The Anti-Smuggling Unit (ASIU) of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has handed over 70 cartons of smuggled cigarettes to its Sierra Leonean counterpart. LRA Anti-Smuggling Supervisor Abel Sneh said Liberian immigration officers seized the Ronson Cigarette, only to be sold in Sierra Leone, while patrolling the banks of the Mano River in Grand Cape […]

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With the growing waves of Information Communications Technologies (ICT) in developing countries, the Minister of Posts & Telecommunications, Cllr. Cooper W. Kruah Sr. has pleaded strongly at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU’s) Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-22) in Bucharest, Romania building a strong case for possible ICT expansion in Liberia.

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Survivors of the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church massacre—one of the bloodiest in Liberia’s history, have sued the Liberian Government to the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja, Nigeria for failing to investigate and prosecute alleged perpetrators of the carnage.

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Venice, Italy – Liberia, through the Armed Forces of Liberia, has become the newest member of the multinational Trans-Regional Maritime Network (T-RMN). The Accession Agreement was signed between AFL Chief of Staff General Prince Charles Johnson and the Chief of Staff of the Italian Navy Admiral Enrico Credendino and witnessed by Maritime Commissioner Lenn Eugene […]

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MONROVIA – Liberia’s former Minister of Finance and Development Planning Amara Konneh says the failure of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) led-government of President George Manneh Weah to adequately implement its Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD) has compelled its officials to cast a “flawed narrative” on the 12-year tenure of Madam Ellen […]

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MONROVIA – The Standard Bearer of the former governing Unity Party, Joseph Nyuma Boakai has said that the party is an institutional establishment that does not run on individual wings and caprices.

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MONROVIA – The Director General of the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) Marcus Zehyou has disclosed that his entity is ready to make Liberia a drug-free country. Zehyou made the statement when Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency burned confiscated cocaine captured in the biggest drug bust in the history of the country at the Barclay Training […]

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MONROVIA – A month after launching the Port Automation and Digitization system (PAD), APM Terminals Liberia is already recording milestones in the efficiency of the system. For the first time ever, 210 import containers were delivered in a day to customers, a feat that occurred on September 22, 2022.

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