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Missing Billions, Losing Patience - Liberia Probe Targets Former Officials

[African Arguments] Under pressure over the economy and corruption, President Weah has launched a controversial anti-graft investigation. (AllAfrica)

From Liberia With History and Magic

[East African] The chequered history of pre-modern Liberia is reimagined with in a magical style in She Would be King, a debut novel by Liberian-American Wayetu Moore. (AllAfrica)

Vice President Taylor Wants 30% Women Participation in Ecowas

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor, has stressed the need for 30% women participation at the level of the ECOWAS leadership. According to her, women's representation continues to decline in governance across the ECOWAS nations; adding: "This is not a good signal." (AllAfrica)

European Union-Liberia Young Media Professionals Campaign Kicks Off

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Delegation of the European Union to Liberia (EU), in collaboration with the Government of Liberia through its National Authorizing Office (NAO) is looking to fill eight temporary positions for its "Young Media Professionals Awareness Campaign." Young media professionals from the EU and Liberia with excellent journalistic and interpersonal skills will contribute to highlighting the European Union's development support to Liberia. (AllAfrica)

Weah Proposes Printing New Banknotes

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President George Weah has written the Legislature requesting the lawmakers to approve the printing of new Liberian banknotes in the tone of L$35 billion. The money, according to the President, will be infused into the economy when printed. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Hosts Ecowas Parliament Meeting for the First Time

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia is set for the first time to host the ECOWAS Parliament since its establishment in 1975. (AllAfrica)

Embattled SUP Chairman Fights Back

[New Dawn] The embattled chairman of the vanguard Students Unification Party (SUP) at the State-owned University of Liberia (UL) Carlos T. Eddison says, he is still in charge of the SUP contrary to reports that he is removed from his post by some disgruntled members of the campus-based party. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Has Deficit of 5,000 Teachers

[New Dawn] -MoE says (AllAfrica)

Liberia Seeks 30 Percent Women in ECOWAS Parliament

[New Dawn] Liberia's Vice President Madam Jewel Howard Taylor calls for 30 percent women representation at the ECOWAs Parliament, which is convening an extraordinary session in Monrovia, Liberia. (AllAfrica)

Govt Rejects 'Gangster Paradise' Claim

[New Dawn] The Liberian government has rejected former Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Chairman Cllr. Jerome Verdier's description of President George MannehWeah's rule as a "gangster's paradise," accusing Verdier of criticizing the regime because his suggestion was opposed during the formation of Weah's Congress for Democratic Change (CDC). (AllAfrica)

Used, Tortured and Deported

[New Dawn] -The story of two Indians (AllAfrica)

GOL Harmonization Affects 66,538 Employees

[Observer] Government's harmonization process has affected 66,538 employees from various ministries, agencies and local authorities. (AllAfrica)

Unpaid Salaries Deepen Economic Pains for AFL Peacekeepers

[Observer] Already suffering grievously under the deepened economic hardship, family members of soldiers deployed in the West African troubled Mali as part of the ongoing United Nation Peacekeeping Mission (MINUSMA), now face destitution as their salaries have reportedly gone largely unpaid for months. (AllAfrica)

Lib Life - Hipco Rapper Christoph, Others Evicted for Rent

[Observer] --Hipco Rapper Christoph The Change in another controversy (AllAfrica)

HipcoAtl Ft. Jasmine Burke Kicks Off New Single, 'Take Ova'

[Observer] Worldwide release September 13th, 2019 available on all streaming services (AllAfrica)

Pres. Weah Wants to Print L$34 Billion in New Money

[Observer] "While the decision needs to be made now to address this issue that impacts the economy, it is important to note that the printing of new banknotes will require your approval," President Weah told the Senate. (AllAfrica)

Amb. Kronyanh Presents Letters of Credence to Italian President Mattarella

[Observer] -Promises to cement Liberia-Italy relations (AllAfrica)

Elections Campaign Financing 101

[Observer] On constitutional grounds, the 1986 Elections Law of Liberia empowers the Commission to examine and audit financial transactions of political parties and candidates. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AllAfrica)

SRC Management Identifies With Cinta Townwship

[Observer] The general manager of the Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC), Shanid Allupy, has described as "essential" the component of the company' operation that has to do with community engagement. (AllAfrica)

Govt Undermining State Broadcaster?

[Observer] -- As LBS Workers Raise Red Flag on CDC upcoming radio, TV stations (AllAfrica)

UNFPA to Support Liberia's 2020 Census

[Observer] Ambassador Kemayah at the UN flagging Liberia's plight. (AllAfrica)

Axe Your Sacred Cows and Let the Chips Fall, Mr. President, or Risk Falling With Them!

[Observer] That the government of President Weah is faced with growing crisis, much of which is self-inflicted, cannot be gainsaid. One of such self-inflicted woes is the threat of delisting of Liberia from the Extractive Industries Transparency Index (EITI), owing to what is described as President Weah's unwarranted interference and blatant disregard of procedures and laws establishing the Liberia Extractive Industries Transparent Initiative (LEITI) as an anti-graft institution -- in essence, a local chapter of the (AllAfrica)

Two Tribes Sue the Southern Part of the State Cardrooms Intended for Providing House-Banked Card Games

[New Republic] Two tribes are suing several The southern part of the state cardrooms, declaring that they have been violating point out laws by providing house-banked cards , like blackjack, as well as percentage games, local info outlets statement. (AllAfrica)

War Crimes Court Bill Under Review

[New Dawn] The Liberian National Bar Association (LNBA) says it is completing its revision of the first draft of a bill for the establishment of a war and economic crimes court in Liberia, following several suggestions made by Liberian and foreign experts on the instrument. (AllAfrica)

Gabriel Nyenkan Should Vacant LEITI

[New Dawn] The embattled Head of Secretariat of the Liberia Extractive Industries, Transparency Initiative or LEITI, Mr. Gabriel Nyenkan should do the honorable thing now by stepping down to save Liberia from being delisted from the global body. (AllAfrica)

Kanvee Adams Looks to Secular Music?

[New Dawn] Things appear to be falling apart in the Gospel music arena here, as Liberian Gospel music awards winner and Ambassador-turned politician Kanvee G. Adams now looks to secular music than the gospel trails that have path her way to the international scene over the years. (AllAfrica)

Christoph Kicked Out for Rental

[New Dawn] Top Liberian HipCo award-winning artist, Christopher Nyekan, stage-name Christoph The Change (CTC) who recently went live on social media, boasting of being one of Liberia's richest artists, has been thrown out of his apartment for US$1000.00 and LRD2000, with his belongings seized by a court in Monrovia. (AllAfrica)

Fourth U.S.-Liberia Partnership Dialogue to Convene in Washington, D.C,

[FrontPageAfrica] Washington, D.C. -The 4th Session of the U.S.-Liberia Partnership Dialogue is expected to be held on September 16, 2019 at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. (AllAfrica)

PYJ Digs Into Catholic Gays--Demands Thorough Clean-Up in Liberian Catholic Churches And Stop Sodomizing Kids

[New Republic] The Spokesman for all the Liberian warlords, former Field Marshall General of the Independent National Patriotic Front of Liberia (INPFL), Prince Y. Johnson has sounded a caveat to the Catholic Church of Liberia to critically concentrate on the nefarious practice of sodomization of the children in the churches, something vehemently condemned and robustly opposed by the Almighty God as reflected in the Holy Bible regarding the dilemma unleashed during the days of Sodom and Gomorrah. Former Field Marshall Jo (AllAfrica)

Outrageous!--Indeed... No Election Victory for Urey's Family in Weah's Liberia?

[New Republic] When President George M. Weah sounded in the strongest term that the Urey's family will not win any elected position politically as long the is President and in Liberia, the political terrain became electrified with support and condemnations from the 'con and pro' segments until District #15 controversial and quarantined second countdown from the six precincts constituting 20 polling places in the district, was released, leaving Telia Urey earlier poised to claim victory being dealt a shattering blow that (AllAfrica)

LWSC Boss Fulfills Promise to Customers

[NEWS] The Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) recently installed four additional brand new pumps to its network which include two high lift and two low lift. (AllAfrica)