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President Sirleaf Dismisses Labor Minister

[New Republic] Liberian president on Friday dismissed Labor Minister citing attack on the presidency, a statement from the presidency said. (AllAfrica)

Cash Shortage On Market

[New Republic] The Liberian dollar shortage in the economy has become more critical as the year end festivities draw closer. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Needs the Rule of Law, Not Political Expediency

[Fahamu] The US government officials who have attempted to browbeat Liberia into political submission clearly have selective amnesia. They have forgotten that in 1985, allegedly rigged elections sanctioned in the name of expediency led to more than 15 years of death and destruction in Liberia. (AllAfrica)

Diplomats Expelled From United Kingdom

[New Dawn] The Liberian Government on Tuesday confirmed the expulsion of two of its diplomats from the United Kingdom, following reports that her Majesty's Government declared them persona non-grata. (AllAfrica)

Respect Decision From the Supreme Court

[NEWS] The National Elections Commission (NEC) on Friday, November 24, 2017, rejected request by the Liberty Party and Unity Party for a rerun of the October 10, 2017 presidential and legislative elections, citing massive frauds and irregularities. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Gets U.S.$4.8 Million Grant

[NEWS] Over 500 Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are expected to benefit from a US$4.8 million grant provided by the World Bank. (AllAfrica)

Liberty Party Bill of Exception Finally Lands At Supreme Court

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Supreme Court of Liberia will on Friday begin hearing the Bill of Exception of the Liberty Party, which calls for the reversion of the final ruling of the National Elections Commission. (AllAfrica)

Diplomats' Expulsion Confirmed

[NEWS] Days after it was reported that two Liberian diplomats have been expelled from the United Kingdom, the Liberian Government has now confirmed the report. (AllAfrica)

Ecowas Observer Network Lauds LP, UP

[Observer] The West Africa Election Observation Network (WAEON) has praised the political leaders of the Liberty Party - Charles Walker Brumskine - and his Unity Party counterpart - Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai - for the manner in which they are expressing their dissatisfactions with the October 10 presidential and representative polls. (AllAfrica)

LCC Elects New Leaders

[Observer] The new President of LCC, Dr. Kortu K. Brown, vows to strengthen democracy by working for the consolidation of peace and stability in the country. (AllAfrica)

Supreme Court Hears LP's Appeal Friday

[New Dawn] Liberia's Supreme Court is due to hear a bill of exception filed before it by opposition Liberty Party (LP) this Friday at 10am, in challenge to rulings made by the Board of Commissioners at the National Elections Commission (NEC) denying LP and ruling Unity Party (UP's) quest to conduct a rerun of the 10 October presidential and representatives' elections due to alleged fraud and irregularities. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Rising - National Museum Reopened for Public Access

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -After many years of abandonment and destruction, Liberia's National Museum has been restored- a cultural and historic asset that epitomizes the depth of the country's rich heritage. (AllAfrica)

BWI, Stella Maris, Mvtc Receive Mercycorps Technical Materials

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Three of Liberia's outstanding technical institutions, Stella Maris Polytechnic, Booker Washington Institute (BWI) and the Monrovia Vocational Training Center (MVTC) have benefited from the donation of several technical curriculum materials. (AllAfrica)

Father of Five Wins Lonestarcell-MTN LD$1 Million Lottery

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -For Andrew Zeah, Tuesday was just another day for the struggle of a recharge card merchant. But that wasn't the case for destiny and luck as his number emerged as winner out of hundred others, who had subscribed to the LoneStar-MTN Million Dollars lotto. (AllAfrica)

Rerun Ordered in G/ Cape Mount

[NEWS] The National Elections Commission (NEC) has ordered a rerun of election in Grand Cape Mount County District #1 between Simeon B. Taylor and Bob M. Sheriff. (AllAfrica)

'Voice of the Trumpetess' an Epic of Struggles, Hope, Triumph

[Observer] Voice of the Trumpetess, an autobiography of celebrated Liberian female journalist Mae Azango brings to life the many untold struggles and abuses that hide behind the face of this lively lady. (AllAfrica)

Sanitation, a Problem That Needs Serious Attention

[Observer] The sanitation nightmare in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, is a serious health issue that government has given less attention to over the 12-year regime of the Sirleaf Administration. (AllAfrica)

'LBDI Playing a Pivotal Role in Banking Sector, Despite Challenges'

[Observer] LBDI president John B. S. Davies, III (second from right), along with Elie E. Saleeby, president of Premier Milling Corporation, who served as keynote speaker and others at the high-table during the bank's 52nd anniversary celebration held in Sinkor, Monrovia (AllAfrica)

Africa Urged to Stick to Commitment to a Malaria-Free Africa

[New Dawn] African governments have been urged to ensure that commitments made to fight malaria are not wane. The World Malaria Report 2017, a global assessment of progress in the fight against malaria, shows that while malaria incidence and mortality rates remain far lower than 2010 levels, progress is beginning to stall. (AllAfrica)

President Sirleaf Dedicates Several Projects

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dedicated several development projects including Cassava Processing Hubs and six Spiral Mixers for Bakers. The Liberian leader also performed groundbreaking for the construction of new dormitories for the A. M Dogliotti College of Medicine on the Fendell Campus of the University of Liberia. She commended the World Bank its continued support to Liberia's development initiatives. (AllAfrica)

'Mend National Fabric ' - Asst. Education Minister Urges Citizens

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Assistant Education Minister, Madam Monique Copper-Liverpool, has called on Liberians to be courageous and make an individual and personal commitment to mend the national social fabric of the country through service. (AllAfrica)

Is Liberia Ready for West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination?

[FrontPageAfrica] Liberia joined the West African Examination Council - an organization which was established in 1952- in 1974 with the aspirations of: (AllAfrica)

Liberian Police in Partnership With Carter Center Launches Website

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia National Police (LNP) in collaboration with Carter Center have launched a new website for the Police which will update the public on happenings within the Police service. (AllAfrica)

Central Bank of Liberia Under Stress to Meet Demand for Liberian Dollars

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Businesses in Liberia are stranded - stranded for their own monies saved with various commercial banks in the country due to the inability of the banks to payout certain amounts in both Liberian and U.S. Dollars. (AllAfrica)

President Sirleaf Dedicates Projects in Montserrado County

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dedicated several development projects including Cassava Processing Hubs and six Spiral Mixers for Bakers. (AllAfrica)

Ellen Honors Dr. Rao

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has honored and conferred on Dr. Gullapalli N, Rao, Founder, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, currently operating in Liberia into the Order of the Star of Africa with the Grade of Commander. (AllAfrica)

180M Children Face Bleaker Prospect

[NEWS] Despite global progress, 1 in 12 children worldwide live in countries where their prospects today are worse than those of their parents, according to a UNICEF analysis conducted for World Children's Day. (AllAfrica)

UL Begins Supplementary Registration

[NEWS] Following careful and detailed deliberations, the University of Liberia (UL) Board of Trustees (BOT) and the Administration have agreed to extend registration for two categories of students who failed to meet the deadline for registration. (AllAfrica)

FAO Trains Farmers, Dao

[NEWS] The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has ended a week-long training exercise for farmers. (AllAfrica)

Unmil Official Cautions Bar Association

[NEWS] The Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for Political Affairs and Rule of law of UNMIL has admonished stakeholders of the Liberia National Bar Association to enhance the practice of law and access to justice to improve judicial system in Liberia. (AllAfrica)

'We're Looking At Africa in 2050', Says Top Official

[Deutsche Welle] We need to create jobs, help facilitate trade and address the challenges of the Africa of the future, says Donald Yamamoto, who is in charge of African affairs at the US State Department. (AllAfrica)