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Davido Billed to Perform in Liberia November 29

[Observer] It is the biggest concert of the year and you ought to be there. Africa's mega star Davido will be in Liberia on November 29 for a grand concert at the SKD Sports Complex. (AllAfrica)

Former President Sirleaf Gets IMF Advisory Post

[Observer] IMF Director Christine Lagarde on former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf : "As we embark on the CSR, we are proud to have access to the expertise of... eminent people". (AllAfrica)

Weah Off to Senegal

[NEWS] ... For EITI Conference (AllAfrica)

Mhofu Names Provisional Squad for Liberia Tie

[263Chat] Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa has named a 21-member provisional squad to face Liberia in Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier match on 18 November. (AllAfrica)

'I'm Strong, My Mind Is Functioning Well' - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

[Observer] Former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at 80: "Do I look like somebody to say I'm 80 years [and that] I cannot remember? Come on." (AllAfrica)

Liberia Faces Natural Hazards Threat, EPA, UNDP Warn

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia is exposed to natural hazards and climate related risks including floods, windstorms, wildfire and coastal erosion. There is a need for collective partnership and coordination amongst state and non-state agencies in executing the assessment findings", EPA Executive Director, Nathaniel T. Blama said. (AllAfrica)

The Land Rights Act Victory in Liberia Means the Work Has Just Begun

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. (AllAfrica)

Pres. Weah Off to Senegal for Eiti Conference

[Govt of Liberia] President George Manneh Weah has departed the Country today, October 30, 2018 for Dakar, Senegal to attend the Africa Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Conference on Beneficial Ownership Transparency. (AllAfrica)

Lawmakers Return to Capitol Hill for Special Session

[Observer] House Speaker Bhofal Chambers (AllAfrica)

Bridge Over St. John River Turns Death Trap

[Observer] Flashback: The bridge as it was repaired by Atlantic Resources (a logging company) in 2007. Now the concessionaires in the area say because they are paying taxes, the Government of Liberia should now take responsibility to fix the bridge. (AllAfrica)

'Liberia's Commitment to Gender Parity Remains Unwavering'

[Observer] Amb. Kemayah seated at the United Nations Security Council (AllAfrica)

Sime Darby 'Prematurely' Harvesting Oil Palm, As 'Criminals' Attack Security

[Observer] Sime Darby patrolman Joseph K. Gissi is one of the latest victims to the alleged criminal activities at the plantation. (AllAfrica)

Former President Johnson Sirleaf Enters Hall of Fame

[NEWS] Former President Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been inducted in the International Women's Forum Hall of Fame. (AllAfrica)

Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Inducted in the Int'l Women Hall of Fame

[FrontPageAfrica] Florida, Usa -Former President Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been inducted in the International Women's Forum Hall of Fame. (AllAfrica)

Liberians Against Amnesty' for War, New Survey On Social Cohesion and Reconciliation Shows

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A new survey on social cohesion and reconciliation (SCORE) has found that majority of Liberians do not support amnesty for perpetrators of war crimes and crimes against humanity. However, the survey revealed that majority of Liberians seek apology, the truth and compensation from perpetrators as preconditions for amnesty. (AllAfrica)

Petrol Stations Denying Commercial Motorcyclists, Locals of Gasoline

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In the wake of the high demand for gasoline and fuel on the Liberian market, commercial bikers and locals, who purchase the products in jerry cans (gallons) are being denied by pump attendants from buying the products. (AllAfrica)

House of Representatives Reportedly Spent U.S.$100k On One-Day Retreat

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Members of various constituents across the country are grappling with the impactful downtrend of the economy while their elected representatives of House have held a US$100,000 feast intended to settle their political differences and save Speaker Bhofal Chambers from losing his political influence. (AllAfrica)

China, Liberia Vow to Strengthen Cooperation

[Focac] Wan Gang, vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, conveyed to Weah greetings from Chinese President Xi Jinping. (AllAfrica)

Weekend Review - Liberian Players Abroad

[Observer] National team captain William Jebor was part of Wydad Casablanca's starting lineup over the weekend when they faced ES Sahel (AllAfrica)

Chief Justice Launches Chamber of Commerce ADR Program Today

[Observer] Chief Justice Francis S. Korkpor (AllAfrica)

APM Terminators Defeat OBT-MSC 4-2 in Kickball

[Observer] The victorious kickball team of APM Terminals (AllAfrica)

Tufaie Foundation Appeals for Govt Subsidy

[Observer] Three of the pupils writing their classwork. (AllAfrica)

Afell, UN Women Want Colleagues, Girls Protected

[Observer] Peace Hut Participants posed with the training's banner. (AllAfrica)

International Tennis Federation Development Officer Visits Liberia

[Observer] Mr. Thierry Ntwali (wearing glasses) flanked by Liberian tennis coaches (AllAfrica)

Liberia Medical and Dental Council Boss Underscores Medical Training for Health Practitioners

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Chairperson of the Liberia Medical and Dental Council (LMDC), Dr. Linda Birch has underscored the need for health practitioners in Liberia to undergo continuous capacity building trainings to be proficient in the discharge of their duties. (AllAfrica)

'Liberia's Commitment to Gender Parity Remains Unwavering' - Amb. Kemayah Tells Security Council's Open Debate

[FrontPageAfrica] New York -Liberia's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative to the United Nations says Liberia remains unwavering in its practical commitment to achieving gender parity and upholding women's rights. (AllAfrica)

"Entrepreneurship Is the Key to Unlocking Economic Development On Our Continent" - Says Tony Elumelu

[FrontPageAfrica] Lagos, Nigeria -Five thousand African entrepreneurs, private and public sector leaders and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem convened in Lagos on Thursday, October 25, 2018 for the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum. The event which is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs in the world, is a unique opportunity for bringing together young business talent, creating dynamic networks and transmitting the message to policymakers that a vibrant and responsible private sector will deliver e (AllAfrica)

President Weah Appoints Director General for Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority

[Govt of Liberia] President Weah nominates Archie Dumoe as Director General of the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority replacing. (AllAfrica)

Liberian Construction Companies Snubbed As Lebanese Firms Win Big On Contracts

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President George Manneh Weah pledged in his inaugural address in January that under his watch Liberians will not be marginalized or become spectators to the economy, but a massive investigation by FrontPageAfrica has found that a number of major contracts including the construction of the 14 Military Hospital have been contracted to Lebanese nationals with closed ties to the President. (AllAfrica)

CDC-Led Government Launches Long Awaited Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development

[FrontPageAfrica] Ganta, Nimba County -President George Manneh Weah has reechoed that the much publicized Pro-Poor Policy of his government seeks to build a "harmonious society" especially for the underprivileged. (AllAfrica)

'Free University Tuition Does Not Mean All Fees'

[Observer] Acting Minister of Education, Latim Da-Thong, has clarified that President George Weah's pronouncement of tuition-free for undergraduate students at public tertiary institutions does not cover fees for registration, ID card, handbooks, among other expenses. (AllAfrica)