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No More Excuses! Liberia Says #enough to Violence Against Women and Girls

[Observer] Globally, one in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime and Liberia is no exception, with 40% of women reporting at least one instance. Of the 1685 cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) recorded by the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection (MGCSP) in 2017, 1641 (97.4%) of the survivors were women or girls. 86% (990/1148) of the female survivors of sexual violence were under 18 years old.[1] Over 97% of the perpetrators were men. While the above stat (AllAfrica)

No Sacred Cows in Asset Declaration Order - Weah

[NEWS] ... Awaits Delinquent Officials (AllAfrica)

Weah Launches "Pro-Poor Rice" Distribution

[Observer] President George Weah says agriculture has got no substitute in national efforts to obtaining food security and maintaining a healthy population, an Executive Mansion release has said. (AllAfrica)

PUL Welcomes Gongloe's Election

[NEWS] The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) says it welcomes the election of human rights lawyer Cllr. Tiawon Gongloe as President of the Liberia National Bar Association (LNBA). (AllAfrica)

Police Arrest Sierra Leonean National for 'Impersonating As Investor, Money Laundering'

[Observer] Officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP) are investigating a Sierra Leonean national identified as James Lamin Kargbo, 41, for attempted theft, money laundering, fraud and impersonating as an investor to build roads in Liberia. (AllAfrica)

NHA Boss, Others Suspended

[NEWS] Days following their release from prison, President George Manneh Weah has, with immediate effect, suspended the Managing Director of the National Housing Authority (NHA), Duannah Siryon, Deputy Managing Director for Administration, Tugbeh C. Tugbeh and Deputy Managing Director for Technical Services, Isaac Roberts, respectively until otherwise ordered. (AllAfrica)

Commercial Banks Hit By Liberian Dollar Shortage

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -"Sorry to announce that there is a shortage of Liberian dollars on the market; so if you came for Liberian dollars at the bank today, we won't be able to pay you. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you," said an EcoBank Manager, who refused to be named. (AllAfrica)

Front Page Africa Praises Alja for Effective Media Advocacy in Liberia

[FrontPageAfrica] Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -The publisher of Liberia's leading independent investigative newspaper, FrontPageAfrica (FPA), Rodney Sieh, says the Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas (ALJA) persistence in speaking against societal ills in contemporary Liberia is commendable. (AllAfrica)

Child NGO, Internet Watchers to Launch Online Portal System for Tracking Child Sexual Abuse

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In an effort to combat child sexual exploitation and abuse via the internet in the country, the Defense for Children International (DCI) Liberia, in partnership with the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), is expected to launch an online platform to tract child sexual abuse images and videos via the internet. (AllAfrica)

'Canceled Tenure Positions Unconstitutional'

[NEWS] The Speaker of the House of Representatives Dr. Bhofal Chambers says a number of tenure positions recently canceled by the House of Representatives as recommended by the President were created unconstitutionally. (AllAfrica)

'Agriculture Is Key,' Pres. Weah Says, As He Launches 'Pro-Poor Rice' Distribution

[Govt of Liberia] The President of the Republic, H.E. George Manneh Weah says agriculture has got no substitute in national efforts to obtaining food security and maintaining a healthy population. He said food production towards self-sufficiency is a centerpiece of his government's Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development and he would leave no stone unturned to achieve this goal. (AllAfrica)

'Beware of Mobile Fraudsters and Cybercrime Syndicates in Liberia'

[Observer] LTA Commissioner Israel Akinsanya makes Remarks at Careysburg Interactive form in Montserrado County (AllAfrica)

Twist in AB Roberts Funeral Home Saga

[Observer] The late Betty Bargue's widower, David Bargue, at his residence (AllAfrica)

GOL Urged to Use Liberian Technocrats to Build Country

[Observer] (L-R): Dean Dr. Peter S. Humphrey, Tolbert Nyenswah and Dr. Weeks. (AllAfrica)

Health Workers Threaten Go-Slow

[Observer] River Gee County map (AllAfrica)

Lawmakers Urged to Invest More in Education

[NEWS] A member of the 54th National Legislature, Montserrado County Electoral Distinct #1 Representative, Lawrence Morris, has implored his colleagues of that august body to increase budgetary support for the education sector as evidence to demonstrate their value in education. (AllAfrica)

GOL Representatives Host African Negotiators At Climate Change Conference in Poland

[FrontPageAfrica] Katowice, Poland -Liberia is part of the world's delegations attending the United Nation Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland (AllAfrica)

Comprehensive Outpatient Medical Center, Jahmale Medical Solutions, Opens to the Public

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Jahmale Medical Solutions, The comprehensive Outpatient Medical Center located on A. B. Tolbert road, at the ELWA Junction, has opened its doors to the public to provide world-class diagnostic and specialty clinical services to Liberia and the West-African Sub-region. (AllAfrica)

Weah's Government On Course' - Samora Wolokollie

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -No doubt the new administration has been hugely criticized both in the traditional media and social media for doing little or nothing. (AllAfrica)

We Applaud GOL for Community Roads Project

[NEWS] Months Ago, President George Manneh Weah announced that his government will embark on the pavement of several community roads in Montserrado County to create easy access for residents. (AllAfrica)

Lipa Craves Legislature's Support in 5-Year Capacity Development

[Observer] (r-l) Speaker Chambers in handshake with Prof. Yonly, as others look on (AllAfrica)

LISCR Knocked Out of CAF Cup Despite Win

[Observer] LISCR lost the first-leg 4-0 away from home in Algeria (AllAfrica)

'Serve the People First, Be Last to Eat'

[Observer] Opposition leader, Alexander B. Cummings (AllAfrica)

Kpah Sherman Completes Move to Malaysia Top Flight Club

[Observer] Kpah Sherman (rear), who featured for the Lone Star in their three previous games in the AFCON Qualifers, joins PKNS from Malaysian premier league club MISC-MIFA after scoring 21 goals in 28 appearances (Photo: Anthony Kokoi) (AllAfrica)

'Education Alone Not Enough to Prepare Women for Leadership'

[Observer] Left to right- Tabitha Roberts, Shennel Henries, Rita Akoi, Jennifer Maxwell, Janet Kwenah, Lorpu Flomo, Benedette Naame, Sanctus Solomon, Tarlee Dahn, Princess Pewee (AllAfrica)

Pres. Weah Signs Book of Condolence for George H.W. Bush

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President George Manneh Weah Tuesday, December 4, 2018 signed the Book of Condolence in honor of fallen former US President George Harvey Walker Bush. (AllAfrica)

Vice President's Office Reportedly Being Deprived Disbursement of Budgetary Allotment

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Madam Jewel Howard Taylor is unarguably having an uneasy vice presidency. From all indications, President George Manneh Weah wouldn't just allow her function per constitutional mandate. Perhaps, she is now having a better understanding of what former Vice President Joseph Boakai meant by "I'm a racing car parked in the garage". (AllAfrica)

'Use Liberian Technocrats to Build Liberia' - Tolbert Nyenswah

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Director General of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL), Mr. Tolbert Nyenswah, has extolled the administration of University of Liberia (UL) for embracing its responsibility by focusing on critical areas in the development of Liberia. (AllAfrica)

Health Workers in River Gee Threaten 'Big Protest' in Demand of Salary Arrears

[FrontPageAfrica] River Gee County -FrontPageAfrica has gathered from reliable sources that health workers in River Gee County are planning a 'big protest' in demand of their salary arrears owe them for the last six months. (AllAfrica)

Brown Memorial Inducts Board of Trustees

[NEWS] The Brown Memorial AME Zion located on Benson Street, Monrovia has inducted the new leadership of the Board of Trustees. (AllAfrica)

Humanitarian Group Donates to Orphanage, Hospitals

[Observer] Some of the orphans posed celebrated with their banner shortly after receiving the items. (AllAfrica)