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President Weah Meets UN Peacebuilding Officials - Counts On UN to Accelerate Growth and Development in Liberia

[Govt of Liberia] Monrovia -President George Manneh Weah today, November 6, 2019, met with top officials of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC), Special Representative of the Secretary General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (SRSG UNOWAS) and United Nations Assistant Secretary General for Peace Building Support Office (ASG/PBSO) and used the occasion not only to brief the delegation about developments at home but also to call for concerted efforts amongst countries and actors to harne (AllAfrica)

High-Level Peacebuilding Delegation To Tour Three Countries

[Govt of Liberia] Monrovia -A High Level delegation from the UN Peace-Building Commission (PBC) arrives in Liberia Tuesday, October 5t on a Joint peace building mission in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire. (AllAfrica)

Central Bank of Liberia Denies Laying Off 400 Employees

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Central Bank of Liberia has dismissed reports that it is planning a massive layoff of some 400 of its staff in compliance with the International Monetary Fund's request to slice the wage bill. (AllAfrica)

'The Youthful Champion - ' Young Liberian Educator Announces Launch of Two Books

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As Liberia strives to close the gap of limited culturally sensitive contents for its readers, a young Liberian educator, researcher, and motivational speaker, Dr. Charles Gbollie has announced the Liberia launch of two mind-expanding, motivational, action-oriented and experience-rich life transforming books. (AllAfrica)

Court Shutdown 3 Liberian Cable Companies for 'Illegally' Distributing Television Contents

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Normal working and business activities of three major television cables operators in Liberia came at a standstill when two sheriffs from the Commercial Court of Montserrado County shutdown their offices. (AllAfrica)

Fact or Fiction - Murmurs of ISPs Code Fail, Scarcity of Ships At Liberia's Gateway

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Port Authority, regarded as the gateway to Liberia has been shrouded in speculations of late amid reports the number of ships docking at the Freeport has taken a dip in recent months. (AllAfrica)

Independent Council of Churches Established to Combat a 'Fake' Churches, Miracles

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -It appears that things are falling apart among Christian churches following the establishment of a separate religious bodies with similar aims and objectives. (AllAfrica)

'Climate Change Affects Health, Security' - New Study Finds

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A report conducted on 'Liberia Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment for the Coastal Zone' has established that climate change impacts strongly affect health and security of the population and disrupt economic activities. (AllAfrica)

Ex-President Sirleaf Decries Weak Institutions in Liberia, Other Fragile States

[FrontPageAfrica] Washington -Former Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has alarmed that weak and non-existent institutions are the shared variable of all fragile states, including Liberia. (AllAfrica)

E-Mansion's Responds to PYJ Prophesy On 2023 Election Rigging - 'Senseless and Visionless Prophecy'

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Executive Mansion has termed as false and misleading Senator Prince Y. Johnson's purported prophecy of foreseeing massive rigging in the 2023 presidential elections by this government. (AllAfrica)

New Liberian Dollar Banknotes Printing Lures Legislators From Constituency Break

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Board of Directors of the Faith and Justice Network (FJN) of the Mano River Union Basin Countries calls on President George Manneh Weah not to honor call by CDC Chairman Mulbah Morlu to deny competent opposition politicians and non-partisans access to fair employment opportunities in government. (AllAfrica)

President Weah Accused of Violating Revised Laws of New Kru Town After Appointing Governor

[FrontPageAfrica] New Kru Town -President George Manneh Weah has been taken to task for violating several provisions of the revised by-laws of the Municipal Borough of New Kru Town over his recent appointment of a new Governor of the Borough. (AllAfrica)

Omou Hage - A Widow of Valor Battling to Acquire Title to Husband's Estate

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Oumou Hage is often a tranquil character when recounting her ordeal in one of Liberia's most publicized property trials held in more than a decade. Anguish and frustrations are, however, quite noticeable in her rendition. (AllAfrica)

'Access to Justice for SGBV Victims, Survivors Remains a Challenge' - Afell Boss Laments

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The President of the Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL), Atty. Vivian D. Neal says access to justice for SGBV victims and survivors still remains a challenge in Liberia. (AllAfrica)

PPCC Launches Compliance Monitoring & Review Exercise

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Public Procurement and Concessions Commission (PPCC), says it will officially launch a strategy primarily designed to review and monitor procurement activities of procuring and concessions granting entities to ensure compliance with the Public Procurement and Concessions Act of Liberia, as well as to provide guidance, where applicable on the fiduciary use of public resources. (AllAfrica)

Liberia's Economic Woes - Turbulence or Structural Dysfunctionality?

[FrontPageAfrica] Liberia is now facing an unprecedented economic downturn that is inching towards political and social crisis if urgent meausres are not put in place to mitigate the fallouts. For the first time, since the late 1980s, the country is totally and absolutely on its own. Gone are the days when Libya's dictator Moammar Kaddafi and US Ronald Reagan laid the red carpet for Liberia for their geopolitical interests. Gone also the days when the international community spent billions of dollars to keep Liberia on life (AllAfrica)

'Liberia's Women Engineers Breaking Frontiers' - Says Swedish Envoy

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In Liberia, like many parts of Africa, it is no secret that women and girls are underrepresented in the areas of Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). This is despite the fact that they represent more than half of the country's population. (AllAfrica)

Sekou Keita Appointed FC Fassell President

[Observer] Sekou Keita's appointment at the helm of FC Fassell took effect on November 1, 2019, for a duration of two years. (AllAfrica)

'Access to Justice for SGBV Victims, Survivors Remains a Challenge'

[Observer] ... Observes AFELL President (AllAfrica)

Report - Climate Change Impacts Affect Health, Security

[Observer] Participants at the launch of the 'Liberia Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment for the Coastal Zone' report in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County. (AllAfrica)

Public Schools Face 'Enormous' Challenges

[Observer] -Research indicates (AllAfrica)

SRC Improves Staff's Sanitary Condition

[Observer] The Management of Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC) says it will endeavor to improve the sanitary condition of the various towns and villages located within its concession area in Margibi County. (AllAfrica)

'IMF Program Is Positive for Liberia'

[Observer] -- Says Minister Tweah (AllAfrica)

Court Closes Three Television Networks

[Observer] -- For illegally showing football games (AllAfrica)

Shine Your Eyes, Mr. Education Minister!

[Observer] A little over a fortnight ago this newspaper in its October 16, editorial asked a very important question. That question, which headlined the editorial, was "What Happened to the Teaching of Civics in our Schools? This newspaper posed the question in view of the recent student unrest as well as other instances of social unrest in and around the country which, in the opinion of the Daily Observer, could be mitigated through a well-designed civic education program to be introduced and taught in all schools i (AllAfrica)

Plans Underway for Terminal B At RIA

[Observer] -MD Bishop Klayee discloses (AllAfrica)

'CBL Not Laying-Off Half of Workforce'

[Observer] Bank says with austerity measures were necessitated by several years of deficit financing by previous administrations. (AllAfrica)

Did Weah Interfere or Intervene?

[Observer] A community ran out of patience with FDA over the handling of a forestry dispute. They asked President Weah's help to resolve the issue. But NGO Coalition says President's intervention sets a bad precedent. (AllAfrica)

Traditional Leaders Sign Declaration to Tackle Teenage Pregnancy

[Observer] The National Council of Chiefs and Elders of Liberia (NACCEL), has affirmed its commitment to re-adjust all traditional norms and practices that stand as barriers against their fight in curtailing teenage pregnancy. (AllAfrica)

CBL Not Sacking Half Work Force

[New Dawn] The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) says its attention has been drawn to media reports that the CBL is planning massive redundancies, to the tone of 400 staff members - something that would amount to more than 50% of all its employees. (AllAfrica)

DSP Returns With New Single

[Observer] US-based Liberian artist DSP (AllAfrica)