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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)

Rescue Mission for Wild Chimps Established

[Observer] The Management of the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) and the Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue and Protection (LCRP) have agreed, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), to work collaboratively with the aim of rescuing and protecting chimpanzee population living in the country's wild, an FDA release said. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Scores Just Above Average in World Bank's New Report

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia maintains its same score for the second year running on the World Bank's Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) report for Africa. (AllAfrica)

'Report' On War Crimes Court, TRC Implementations Stalled

[Observer] -Legislature Ends 1st Session Today (AllAfrica)

VP Taylor Raps On Challenges ... In Health Sector

[NEWS] Vice President, Jewel Howard-Taylor, has described the USAID-sponsored Maternal &Child Survival Program (MCSP) as essential to tackling some of the health challenges confronting the country's health sector. (AllAfrica)

DEA Discovers Huge Quantity of Narcotics

[New Liberia] The Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) has arrested a huge quantity of narcotics substances with a street value of $USD 103,856 and LRD 21, 215, 40.00 in the country. (AllAfrica)

Motorcyclist Murderer Roosevelt Dehmie Gets 25 Years Imprisonment

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Roosevelt Demann has been found guilty of the crime of murder and sentenced to jail for 25 years for killing motorcyclist Beyan Lamie. (AllAfrica)

Sherman Delighted to Have Scored First Lone Star Goal

[Observer] Sherman scored his first goal from the penalty spot against Nigeria in an international friendly at the SKD on Tuesday, September 11. (AllAfrica)

George Weah Hails Nigerian Football As a 'Model'

[Premium Times] The Liberian president, George Weah, has hailed Nigeria as a great and worthy ally in national development and also described Nigerian football as a model that he would want his country to follow. (AllAfrica)

West Africa Backs Japan to Block Protection of Whales

[Environmental Investigation Agency] Florianópolis, Brazil -: Environmental groups around the world expressed their deep concern as a proposal to create a whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic under the International Whaling Commission (IWC) was once again blocked by a minority of countries supporting Japan's pro-whaling agenda. (AllAfrica)

Ja'neh's Impeachment Trial Frozen

[Observer] The reading of a prepared report containing rules/procedures and an activity matrix for the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Associate Justice Kabinneh Ja'neh, was ordered halted after it was observed that only four of nine members of the Judiciary Committee signed the document. (AllAfrica)

Central Bank to Roll Out New Savings Program for Citizens

[Observer] The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) is poised to roll out a new savings program that aims at teaching Liberians, especially the less privileged, how to do smart savings for the future. (AllAfrica)

New RIA Terminal to Be Ready for Use By Year End

[Observer] The Managing Director of the Liberia Airport Authority (LAA), Wil Bako Freeman, has disclosed that the US$50 million terminal project at the Roberts International Airport will be ready for use by the end of this year. (AllAfrica)

Senator Yallah Submits Bill to Divide County for the Creation of 'Bong Range County'

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -It had been all about rumors until Senator Henry Yallah of Bong County Tuesday, September 11, submitted a bill seeking the division of Bong County to the Senate. (AllAfrica)

George Weah in Action As Super Eagles Beat Liberia in Friendly

[Premium Times] The President of Liberia and former World Footballer of the Year, George Weah, was in action on Tuesday night for the Lone Stars as they lost 2-1 to the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a friendly match. (AllAfrica)

Muslims Resolved to Promote Peace, Fight Extremism

[Observer] Guest lecturers, members of the Foundation-Liberia branch and leaders of various Muslim organizations posed shortly after the symposium ended. (AllAfrica)

Govt to Pave Banjor Road, Others

[NEWS] The Liberian Government through the Ministry of Public Works has announced that it will soon begin the pavement of several community roads in Montserrado and Grand Bassa Counties respectively. (AllAfrica)

NEC Drops 'Non-Essential Staff'

[Observer] NEC Executive Director, A. Lamin Lighe (AllAfrica)

Muslims Conduct Mohamed Vi Symposium

[Observer] Some the Islamic scholars from the Mohamed VI Foundation and other high profile Muslims in Liberia at the symposium. (AllAfrica)

Kokarleh Cassava Processing Hub in Todee District Promotes Farmers' Income

[Observer] Farmers parching processed cassava at the hub. (AllAfrica)

'Lonestar Cell MTN Mobile Money Transforming Small Business Owner Lives'

[Observer] Kelvin Z. Sambola of LordKelvin Forex Bureau (AllAfrica)

Court Reopens Matilda Parker's Us$800k Economic Sabotage Case

[Observer] Matilda Parker is going back in the trial dock to exonerate herself. (AllAfrica)

Deputy Minister Insults Representative at Nightclub

[Observer] Fahngon mad because Snowe's aide took photo of him dancing with a woman (AllAfrica)

Ghanaian Agro-Mechanical Industries to Promote Rice Production in Liberia

[Observer] Cllr. Cephus (r) signed the MOU on behalf of the Government of Liberia, while Mr. Abanga affixes his signature to the document for A and G Agro- Mechanical. (AllAfrica)

Junior Lone Star FC Announces Schedule

[NEWS] Philadelphia Lone Star FC schedule for the upcoming Liberia Football Association third division championship season was released recently by the LFA Montserrado Sub- Association. (AllAfrica)

Bomi College Faculty Wants Pres. Weah Withdraw Dr. Gray's Appointment

[Observer] The faculty wants President Weah retain Dr. Norman. (AllAfrica)

Liberia 1-1 DR Congo... Coach Kojo Attributes Draw to 'Lack of Concentration'

[Observer] Russian-based Sylvanus Nimely in possession of the ball against his opponent. (AllAfrica)

'Liberia Doesn't Need Regime Security'

[Observer] Participants posed at Thursday's gathering. (AllAfrica)

Mfon, Others Ready to Test Liberia in Monrovia

[Vanguard] As Nigeria play against Liberia today in an international friendly, Mfon Udoh said he was looking forward to a good outing with the Super Eagles. (AllAfrica)

AFL Soldiers Receive IHI Training

[NEWS] Active service personnel of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) recently underwent three days international Humanitarian Law training conducted in Voinjama, Lofa County. (AllAfrica)

Weah to Attend Top-Level Talks With Chinese, African Leaders

[Observer] The Chinese Government has said that the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) summit is an opportunity for China and Africa to deepen their friendship and strengthen economic cooperation. (AllAfrica)