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Court Orders Sirleaf's Son, 34 Others Not to Leave Country

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Stipendiary Magistrate of the Monrovia Magisterial Court, Judge Kennedy Peabody, has issued a writ on 35 officials including Mr. Charles Sirleaf and former Central Bank of Liberia Governor Milton Weeks. The 35 men and women are not to depart Liberia without courts' approval. (AllAfrica)

Ecowas, AU Expertise Requested For Liberia's 'Missing Billions' Probe

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia National Police (LNP) will no longer lead the investigation into the alleged mysterious disappearance of 40-ft containers and bags of moneys amounting to L$15 billion from the Central Bank of Liberia, as the Ministry of Justice has mandated the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) to take charge. (AllAfrica)

'Protesters Enjoy Police Trust' - Police Boss

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Inspector General of the Liberia National Police says there is now a relative trust between Liberians protesting for the 'missing billion' and the police following a peaceful protest on Monday, September 24. (AllAfrica)

Court Rejects Parker's Motion

[New Liberia] Criminal Court "C" Judge Boima Kontoe has denied a motion to dismiss indictment against former Managing Director of Liberia's National Port Authority (NPA), Madam Matilda Parker, and Comptroller Christian Paelay. (AllAfrica)

"Ignore Calls for Economic Sanction"

[NEWS] ... .Senator Teahjay (AllAfrica)

Liberia Ranks 5th Among Arcelormittal Operations Worldwide

[Observer] The operations manager of Arcelor Mittal Gustavo Gomes has said that Liberia ranked fifth among 25 of their mining companies worldwide. (AllAfrica)

'We Want Justice for Missing Container'

[FrontPageAfrica] Paynesville -Says Musicians who sang "Bring Our Container Back" (AllAfrica)

Employee Associated With Opposition Political Parties Faces Threats of Dismissal

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A FrontPageAfrica investigation has revealed that the Director for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Unit at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), Mr. Mohammed (Mo) Ali, has been reportedly "demoted and transferred" from Monrovia. (AllAfrica)

Ernest Duku Jallah Threatens Lawsuit Against Linsu Congress

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As Liberia National Students Union (LINSU), the umbrella organization for students' activities in the country, goes to the polls to elect new members of its National Executive Committee that will steer the activities of LINSU for the next two years, a national youth and student activist Ernest Duku Jallah has threatened legal action against congress. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Is a UN Peacekeeping Success, Weah Tells World Leaders

[UN News] With more years of peace than the preceding years of war "Liberia has finally turned the corner", the country's President told world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly, pledging his efforts to consolidate the nation's achievements and bring peace dividends to all Liberians. (AllAfrica)

Ecowas to Conduct Facts-Finding Mission On Free Movement

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As part of its activity program for 2018, the ECOWAS Parliament is preparing to conduct a preliminary finding on the free movement of people between the Liberia- Sierra Leone and the Liberia-Guinea borders. (AllAfrica)

Liberia - 3,000 Youths to Benefit From Household Enterprise Program in Monrovia

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor has emphasized the need to empower young people in the country by including them into the country's job sector. (AllAfrica)

Ghana Ambassador to Liberia Calls for Public Private Partnership in Tourism Sector

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Ghanaian Ambassador to Liberia Ernest B. Asare Asiedu says Liberia's tourism sector can be relevant in the booming marketplace of world tourism if the country privatizes the sector. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Land Authority Commences Land Acquisition

[New Liberia] Authorities at the Liberia Land Authority (LLA) have disclosed that the entity has embarked on the process of acquiring about three-hundred acres of land in fulfillment of the Government Of Liberia project to build low cost affordable housing units for Liberians. (AllAfrica)

'Missing Billions' Saga Should Teach a Lesson About Asset Declaration

[FrontPageAfrica] EVERY LIBERIAN of consenting age and of sound mind can relate that Monday, September 24 peaceful protest by the #BringBackOurMoney campaigners yielded the turnout to some extent. (AllAfrica)

World Bank Group Discusses Inter-Cropping in Food Production

[Observer] participants at the meeting were keen on learning the end result of inter-cropping farming. (AllAfrica)

Legislature Gave CBL Blank Check to Print Additional Liberian Dollars

[Observer] The 53rd Legislature, during the Speakership of J. Emmanuel Nuquay and Senate Pro Tempore Armah Jallah , authorized the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) to print unspecified and additional Liberian banknotes, to replace the Liberty bills. (AllAfrica)

AfDB Provides Us$2m to Boosts Jobs for African Youth

[Observer] Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), of which the Government of Japan is a major donor, along with the Austrian Government and the African Development Bank (AfDB), will contribute US$923,570 and US$988,202 to finance the Bank's Fashionomics Africa Digital Marketplace and Entrepreneurship and Innovation Lab (eLab) programs, a release has said. (AllAfrica)

'CBL Has Not Issued Final Report to Investigative Team'

[New Liberia] The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has disclosed that as at September 24, 2018, the bank has not issued any final report to the investigative team probing the importation of monies into Liberia by the CBL. (AllAfrica)

There Can Be No Peace Without Security, Justice

[New Liberia] Nimba County lawmaker D. Twain Gleekia has warned that unless Liberians improve on the hard earned peace restored with the help of the international community and until government practically demonstrates it desire to execute the rule of law in running State affairs, peace could remain fragile in the country. (AllAfrica)

'Wait for the Investigation' - UN Chief Cautions Protesters

[New Liberia] Mr. Yacoub El Hillo (AllAfrica)

Cental Demands Robust, Independent Investigation Into 'Missing' L$16 Billion

[Observer] CENTAL program manager, Gerald D. Yeakula. (AllAfrica)

Pres. Weah - 'A Stable World Calls for Peace, Reconciliation'

[Observer] President Weah delivering a special statement on Monday September 24 2018 at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. (Photo Credit: Executive Mansion Photo) (AllAfrica)

Wydad Athletic Club Out of CAF Champions League

[Observer] Jebor was named captain of the national team by head coach Thomas Kojo on September 8 during a pre-match press conference at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex (Image: Anthony Kokoi) (AllAfrica)

Disappearance of $104 Million Sparks Protests

[Deutsche Welle] Liberia's apparent loss of millions in freshly-minted cash has prompted a protest in the capital city Monrovia. Recently elected President George Weah, who's visiting the UN, had urged the public to stay calm. (AllAfrica)

'Justice Is Good in Time of Peace'

[Observer] Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe: "They know the taste of good life now, and getting them out of the luxury to account for crimes perpetrated against innocent people will be more painful than what they did to victimize people." (AllAfrica)

Be Careful What You Wish for

[Observer] 'Cause you just might get it (AllAfrica)

MFA's Semion Sirleaf Wins Full Scholarship After Trial

[Observer] Sirleaf at one of his training sessions at the Blue Field in Monrovia (AllAfrica)

Fahngon Backs Off From Us$2.5m Lawsuit

[Observer] It was not clear as to what was responsible for this sudden change of mind by Fahngon's (pictured) lawyers when they wrote the Civil Law Court 'A' about a plan to no longer pursue the case. (AllAfrica)

Arcelormittal Liberia Extolled for Launching Us$7m Vocational Training Center

[Observer] VP Jewel Taylor with officials of government and AML representatives cutting the ribbon to mark the launch of the ArcelorMittal Liberia Vocational Training Center (AllAfrica)

Lawyer Ties Liberia's Development to Dual Citizenship

[New Liberia] President George M. Weah's call to open Liberian citizenship to people of non-negro descent and Liberians who hold other citizenship have since garnered mixed reactions from Liberians both home and abroad. (AllAfrica)