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FOR MONTHS now, murmurs of strains within the Collaboration of Political Parties have been in the air, dampening the hopes of many who hailed the February 21st collaborative efforts of four political parties – the former ruling Unity Party, Liberty Party, Alternative National Congress All Liberia Party, as a break from the past efforts that […]

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Monrovia – Liberia risks being delisted from the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative, the global body which monitors transparency in oil and mining industries, in a move that will likely deal another blow to the shaky economy.

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Monrovia – As the debate for the establishment of war and economic crimes court continues, accusing fingers are being pointed at the CDC-led government for going back on a principle it held for more than a decade while in opposition.

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Monrovia –  Mr. Benoni Wilfred Urey, head of the Collaboration of Political Parties and political leader of All Liberia Party, has thrown pointed jabs at Mr. Alexander Cummings, political leader of the Alternative National Congress, whose party is one of four making up the CPP.

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Monrovia – Legal luminaries, party litigants, partners of the Justice System and officials of government will on Monday, October 14, at starting at 10 a.m. witness the second opening ceremony of the Supreme Court under the George Weah-led Administration.

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Gbarnga – So far this year, at least over 40 persons have died in road accidents between January and October 2019, according to the Liberia National Police. Over 300 have experienced serious injuries, figures from the chief of traffic of the Bong County Police Detachment have shown.

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Monrovia – For the first time Liberia is going to have a “time capsule” for the purpose of reserving documents and cultural materials for future generations. Report by J. H. Webster Clayeh, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. A time capsule is a sealed container with a collection of documents or culture materials that is opened after a specified number […]

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Washington – The International Justice Group(IJG) has submitted a petition for the full implementation of the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, particularly the establishment of a criminal court for war and economic crimes committed during Liberia’s brutal civil war to the Liberian government.

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Monrovia – The four collaborating opposition political parties (CPP) have warned the Government of President George Weah against acts that are “inimical” to Liberia’s peace and called on him to immediately and unconditionally reopen Roots FM and restore all of its equipment and facilities.

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Monrovia – Stakeholders’ relationship is “a major component of the General Auditing Commission’s technical professional services delivery” for Liberia, says Auditor General Yusador Saadatu Gaye.  Madam Gaye added that the “quest for more stakeholders’ engagement is imperative” due to several factors involving the work of the GAC.

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Monrovia – As U.S. prosecutors mount a serious investigation into the possibility that the United States President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani broke laws meant to prevent covert foreign influence on the government, the fate of the George Weah-led government’s lobbying efforts in Washington appears to be in a lingering state of uncertainty.

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Monrovia – The leadership of the Sports Writers Association (SWAL) has condemned the physical attack and assault on its President, Roland Mulbah, by Liberia national team’s defender Teah Dennis and team trainer George Gebro.

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Monrovia – The president of 3rd Division outfit, Baako FC, is calling on the Liberia Football Association (LFA) to help clubs in their division c at the various sub-committee leagues with a subsidy.

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Tubmanburg – Newly elected Grand Cape Mount County Victor Varney Watson has vowed to diligently work towards securing ‘meaningful resources’ to address the numerous challenges confronting the county. Report by Obediah Johnson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mr.

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Monrovia – The Amputees National Football Team of Liberia has won the 3rd place in the 2019 African Amputee Nations Cup played in Angola. The three-time African Champions came from a goal down to beat Tanzania in the 3rd place match 2-1 at the NAC Benguela Stadium in Angola on Friday, October 11, 2019.

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MONROVIA – Liberia’s First Female Vice President Chief Dr. Jewel Cianeh Howard-Taylor on Friday, October 11, 2019 joined more than two girls in Todee District, Montserrado County to celebrate this year’s International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC).

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MONROVIA – Liberia will play away to Chad in an eager anticipated match in the  Confederation of African Football (Caf)  preliminary qualifiers round for a place in the African Cup of Nations group stage qualifiers.

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Applaud the Senate As a researcher who has spent the last three years of my life researching in my native Liberia, my view, as a diaspora Liberia is different to those of my colleagues speaking in the Front-Page Africa on 8 October 2019.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota – The Association of Liberia Journalists in the Americas (ALJA) has condemned the indefinite closure and confiscation of broadcast equipment belonging to the privately owned, ROOTS FM Station, by officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP) acting upon an alleged court ordered issued by the Liberian government.

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Monrovia – Liberian Striker William Jebor has told our Sports Desk that he was misinterpreted by the LFA about his decision not to travel with the national team to Chad for the returned leg.

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The Editor, With grave urgency and concern, we vehemently condemn President George M. Weah and his Government for violently attacking ROOTS FM 102.7 – a critical radio station owned and operated by popular and vocal talk-show host Henry P.

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ADVANCED STATE…FAILED STATE The 195 countries in our world today share two important factors without exception. First, each country’s national experience comprises some aspect of war or conflict; and, second, they all have endured poverty.

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Monrovia – A Liberian Educator, a Christian Clergyman, is stuck to his vision of reforming Liberia’s street-inhabiting, self-reared, crime-surviving urchins — locally called “Zogoes” — through his educational institution.    Report by Report by Samuel G.

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Monrovia – A monitoring report from the Institute for Research and Democratic Development (IREDD), Voinjama City, Lofa County, Zwedru City, Grand Gedeh County and parts of Montserrado County has documented a large number of pre-trial cases on their respective courts dockets some of which are dated as far back as 2008.

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Monrovia – The University of Liberia (UL) has started an undergraduate program in Public Health Science and is also due to commence the Master’s level program next week, aimed at addressing the growing public health challenges in Liberia.

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Monrovia – Stakeholders in the Energy sector have met in Monrovia to validate the findings of off-grid solar market assessment in Liberia. The Meeting was a one-day meeting that brought together stakeholders in the energy sector specifically solar energy.

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Monrovia – The alleged search and seizure of Roots FM radio station Thursday, October 10, forced many businesses in the vicinity of the station to close their doors and made parents to run helter-skelter to get their kids out of school.

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Monrovia – The National Muslim Heritage Foundation of Liberia has alarmed over what it calls a ‘second attack’ allegedly meted against a Muslim mission within the Barnesville Community. Mohammed Bility, head of the Foundation, said he is worried about report of an alleged second attack at the Giniya Memorialization Center in Vai Yard Community on […]

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Monrovia – The Africa Pulse Report, the World Bank’s twice-yearly economic update for the region reported Wednesday that growth in Sub-Saharan Africa remained slow through 2019, hampered by persistent uncertainty in the global economy and the slow pace of domestic reforms.

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MONROVIA – Of a total sample size of 3,600 from 46 electoral districts, which is a statistical representation of citizens, 82% of respondents think the country is going or somehow going in the wrong direction while 15% think the country is going or somehow going in the right direction.

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