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Margibi's New Superintendent - 'Power Will Not Change Me'

[Observer] Margibi County new Superintendent Jerry Varnie has assured Margibians of his preparedness not to let 'power' turn him around, most especially against the residents, who he has come to serve. (AllAfrica)

Lab Week 2018 to Highlight Diagnostics in Liberia Post-Ebola

[Observer] On April 24-25, health professionals will gather at the Monrovia City Hall for an event titled, "Celebrate Lab Week: Building Sustainability Post Ebola!" (AllAfrica)

'Overhaul Justice System for Transparency, Fairness, Accountability'

[Observer] Cllr. Daku Mulbah, Solicitor General-designate on Wednesday, during his confirmation hearing, suggested that the justice system actually needs an urgent overhaul of transparency, fairness, and accountability. His comments come against rising public concerns about widespread and engrained corruption in the country's Judiciary. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria Trains 36 LEC Employees in Several Professional Areas

[Observer] Thirty-six employees of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) have completed a two-week "intensive training" in Nigeria in several professional areas, to enhance productivity of the corporation. (AllAfrica)

Min. Wolokollie Wants Liberians Distribute, Retail Manufactured Goods

[Observer] Deputy Commerce Minister for Small Business Administration Jemima Wolokollie says in order to create a level playing field in the business community, Liberian entrepreneurs must be the distributors and retailers of manufactured goods, whether produced in the country or imported from abroad. (AllAfrica)

Scuffles At Capitol As Disabled Demand Audience With Speaker Chambers

[Observer] A group of physically challenged Liberians under the banner of Disabled Like Minds for Good Governance, led by Samuel Dean yesterday congregated on Capitol Hill in Monrovia, to present a petition to House Speaker Bhofal Chambers. Their purpose was however thwarted by scuffles with the House's Sergeant-at-arms who hurled invectives not worthy of mention here. (AllAfrica)

Sirleaf, Nujoma, Chissano, Masire to Receive South Africa's Highest Honours

[South Africa] 19 April 2018Programme DirectorLadies and Gentlemen of the Media (AllAfrica)

Ghana Ready to Support Liberia in Development Initiatives--Dr Bawumia

[Ghana Govt.] The Vice President of Liberia, H.E. Jewel Cianeh Howard Taylor, on Monday, paid a courtesy call on Ghana's Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, at the Jubilee House in Accra. (AllAfrica)

Journalist Found Stabbed and Killed in Liberia

[CPJ] New York -Liberian authorities should thoroughly investigate the killing of Tyron Brown, a video editor and camera operator with Super Communications, a privately owned outlet that runs Super FM and Super Television, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. (AllAfrica)

How Long Will the President of Liberia Be Internally Displaced?

[FrontPageAfrica] Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was displaced for almost 12 years. Will President George Manneh Weah remain displaced as well or will he follow Ellen's undemocratic legacy by discharging presidential duties from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs? (AllAfrica)

Man Reportedly Buried Alive At Sime Darby Resurfaces

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The man, who is reportedly seen in the controversial video being tortured and later became missing at the Sime Darby Oil Palm Plantation in Grand Cape Mount County, has surfaced. He's been facing queries from the Liberia National Police (LNP). (AllAfrica)

Code of Conduct Resurfaces

[New Republic] -Ahead of Senatorial By-election (AllAfrica)

Min. Nagbe Expresses Shock

[New Republic] -Over 'Brutal Murder' of Journalist Tyron Brown (AllAfrica)

Mayor Koijee Receives Ozone Environment and Service Delegation

[New Republic] A high-power delegation from Ozone Environment and Service Company from Rabat, the Kingdom of Morocco has arrived in Liberia on an assessment tour. (AllAfrica)

Frmr. Pul's Pres. Abdullai Kamara Is Dead

[New Republic] The death of former President of the Press Union of Liberia Kamara A. Kamara, affectionately called 'KAK' by many of his peers prior to his sudden death has shocked the Liberian media community. (AllAfrica)

Weah to Launch Vision June 30

[New Republic] -Says Finance Minister Tweah (AllAfrica)

Murder Cases On the Increase?

[New Republic] With less than three months in power by the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) led government under the leadership of President George Manneh Weah, murder cases are said to be on the increase in Liberia as the Ministry of Justice captured seven (7) cases so far within two weeks. (AllAfrica)

Pres. Weah Makes Additional Nominations, Appointments in Government

[New Republic] President George Manneh Weah has made additional nominations and appointments constituting the Boards of several Agencies of Government affecting the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, National Port Authority, Liberia Electricity Corporation, and the Central Bank of Liberia. (AllAfrica)

LRA to Lecture Lawmakers On Real Estate Tax

[New Republic] The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has written the plenary of the House of Representatives requesting for date and time to lecture lawmakers on real estate tax. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Participates in African Land Forces Summit

[New Republic] High ranked officials of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) are currently participating in the 2018 Edition of the African Land Forces Summit taking place at a transcontinental hotel in Abuja. (AllAfrica)

'Drug Addiction Is Dangerous Than Ebola'

[New Republic] -Says RDY Boss, Decry Gov't Crackdown (AllAfrica)

Hostile Environment Puts Journalists At Risk

[Deutsche Welle] A local reporter dead, a BBC correspondent fleeing the country and a six-figure lawsuit against a government-critical paper -- journalists in Liberia fear an atmosphere of intimidation. (AllAfrica)

Who Killed Journalist Tyron Browne?

[Observer] Eye-witness claims 'black jeep' spotted dropping 'body' in Du-port Road (AllAfrica)

The Liberian Constitution - What We Didn't Know

[Observer] The Honorable Speaker, House of Representatives, (AllAfrica)

AFELL Mediates Over 500 Cases

[Observer] -Says its intervention has helped to reduce court dockets (AllAfrica)

36 Entrepreneurs Complete ASPYRE Training Project in Todee

[Observer] The Activating a Supportive Platform for Young Rural Entrepreneurs (ASPYRE) project has celebrated 36 young men and women's completion of the "I Am an Entrepreneur" training in Morris' Farm, Todee, outside Monrovia, on April 11, according to a press release yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Govt Vows to Bring Journalist's Murderers to Justice

[FrontPageAfrica] New York -Hours after the fatal murder of journalist Tyron A. Brown, Liberia's Minister of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism Lenn Eugene Nagbe says the Weah-led government will leave no stone unturned in bringing the killers to justice. (AllAfrica)

President Weah Describes ECOWAS Summit 'Fruitful'

[Govt of Liberia] President George Manneh Weah has returned to the country after attending the Extraordinary ECOWAS summit on Guinea-Bissau in Togo. (AllAfrica)

Central Bank Warns Illegal Money Exchangers

[Observer] The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has warned that all illegal money exchange operators and businesses engaged in foreign exchange activities in the country have up until Tuesday, May 1, 2018, to regularize their status or risk confiscation of their money and/or shutting down of their businesses. (AllAfrica)

Lace to Provide Business Start-Up Grants for Youth

[Observer] A project intended to provide business start-up grants for youth in 10 communities in Montserrado County has been launched by the Government of Liberia (GoL) through the Liberia Agency for Community Empowerment (LACE) and House Hold Enterprise (HHE) sub-component. (AllAfrica)

Run-Off Election for March 31 - Sawyer Urges Voters to "Get It Right"

[Observer] Freetown -While the 2018 presidential election in Sierra Leone is almost similar to that of Liberia's 2017 presidential election as the All People's Congress (APC) of Samurai Kamara, which is the political party of current President Ernest Bai Koroma, appears to be in a dilemma the head of the ECOWAS Observation Mission, Prof. Amos Sawyer has appealed to Sierra Leoneans to persevere to the end in peace. (AllAfrica)