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Setting a Historic Precedent - an Anti-Corruption First for LiberiaMAY 25, 2016 will no doubt go down as one for the record books when a Special P
Setting a Historic Precedent - an Anti-Corruption First for Liberia
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MAY 25, 2016 will no doubt go down as one for the record books when a Special Presidential Task Force set up by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, to probe the Global Witness (GW) corruption report involving current and former officials of... Read more
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Dissolve Taskforce, Let LACC Lead GW Probe - CWGprocess is credible and does not inadvertently undermine the fight against corr
Dissolve Taskforce, Let LACC Lead GW Probe - CWG
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process is credible and does not inadvertently undermine the fight against corruption. CWG, therefore, wants President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to promptly dissolve the taskforce and allow the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission to assume exclusive... Read more
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On Tobacco, Alcohol & Phone Calls - Ellen Envisages U.S.30.1 Million Excise Tax Increaseforeign residents alike, they should shortly begin to increase budgetary allotm
On Tobacco, Alcohol & Phone Calls - Ellen Envisages U.S.30.1 Million Excise Tax Increase
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foreign residents alike, they should shortly begin to increase budgetary allotments to satisfy their habits as President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wants excise tax on these products to be increased. Although the Liberian leader did not indicate any... Read more
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Speaker Tyler Booedand their Chairman, Senator Varney Sherman achieved their goal when instead of
Speaker Tyler Booed
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and their Chairman, Senator Varney Sherman achieved their goal when instead of facing the taskforce set up by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to investigate him and others for bribery, went to the court as he had demanded earlier. Senator... Read more
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Wings Clippedclipped', histrionically y falling to the legal gallows they fought against. A
Wings Clipped
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clipped', histrionically y falling to the legal gallows they fought against. A Special Taskforce set up by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is presently looking into the veracity of the report which accused Cllr. Sherman of splashing thousands... Read more
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'Democracy On Trial' - Interpretations Lost in Translation - Glimpse of 'Iron Lady' ResurfacesSpeaker Alex Tyler being lead to the court. Monrovia — Depending on who you sp
'Democracy On Trial' - Interpretations Lost in Translation - Glimpse of 'Iron Lady' Resurfaces
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Speaker Alex Tyler being lead to the court. Monrovia — Depending on who you spoke with Wednesday, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is either the most calculated politician in Liberia's history or a politically-shrewd vindictive... Read more
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Can UP Survive Its Embattled Chairman - and Ellen's Aloofness?Fiama, Sinkor, which paid this money to several GOL officials. In swift reacti
Can UP Survive Its Embattled Chairman - and Ellen's Aloofness?
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Fiama, Sinkor, which paid this money to several GOL officials. In swift reaction to the Global Witness report, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf appointed her Minister of State Without Portfolio, Cllr. Fonati Koffa, to head an investigative team to... Read more
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Go Beyond This - Gongloe Tells Ellenrenowned human rights lawyers Cllr.. Taiwan S. Gongloe has said the fight again
Go Beyond This - Gongloe Tells Ellen
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renowned human rights lawyers Cllr.. Taiwan S. Gongloe has said the fight against corruption being fought by president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf must not be the end, but rather encouraged her administration to go further. Speaking to this paper at... Read more
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London miner charged with briberyand the head of the ruling party, along with London AIM-listed Sable Mining on
London miner charged with bribery
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and the head of the ruling party, along with London AIM-listed Sable Mining on charges including bribery. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ordered an inquiry into Sable's attempt to acquire an iron ore concession in northern Liberia after the... Read more
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amaBhungane: Liberia, America’s outpost of financial secrecyfor comment, the Liberian government claimed that the maritime programme and th
amaBhungane: Liberia, America’s outpost of financial secrecy
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for comment, the Liberian government claimed that the maritime programme and the registry are not secret and that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf usually reports on the activities of the registry in her annual State of the Union address. No mention... Read more
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Liberia's Ecowas Parliament Delegation Presents Country Reportfundamental freedom of expression as one of the cardinal causes of the Liberian
Liberia's Ecowas Parliament Delegation Presents Country Report
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fundamental freedom of expression as one of the cardinal causes of the Liberian civil war. They then praised the President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf-led government for managing to delicately deal with the issue of press freedom and basic human rights... Read more
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Liberia's Redemption Struggle - the Progressives Are Not to Blamein the country contested but again, the Liberian people were seen in paraffin g
Liberia's Redemption Struggle - the Progressives Are Not to Blame
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in the country contested but again, the Liberian people were seen in paraffin gear and speed voting for George Weah and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. We must refine our thinking and stop shifting blames for what happened to this society for the... Read more
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Marylanders Oppose Appointment At William V. S. Tubman College Universityin 2003. Enrolment numbers show 264 students and a faculty of 28 in 1999. In 2
Marylanders Oppose Appointment At William V. S. Tubman College University
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in 2003. Enrolment numbers show 264 students and a faculty of 28 in 1999. In 2008, the college was reopened by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, with Dr. Elizabeth Davis-Russell appointed that year as the first female President of the... Read more
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Civil Society Group Advances Points On Global Witness Bribery Reportthe taskforce severely undermines the integrity of it and exposes it to public
Civil Society Group Advances Points On Global Witness Bribery Report
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the taskforce severely undermines the integrity of it and exposes it to public disrespect. CWG, therefore, wants President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to promptly dissolve the taskforce and allow the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) to lead the... Read more
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Cape Mount 'Unhappy' About Sherman SagaLiberian officials to amend the country's concession laws in its favor to explo
Cape Mount 'Unhappy' About Sherman Saga
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Liberian officials to amend the country's concession laws in its favor to exploit Mount Wologisi in Lofa County. President Sirleaf constituted an investigative taskforce headed by the Minister of State without Portfolio, Cllr. Jonathan Fonati Koffa... Read more
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Indictment Ready? Tyler, Sherman Face Arrest Over Global Witness Bribery Reportlooming indictment comes as both Houses of the National Legislature Tuesday iss
Indictment Ready? Tyler, Sherman Face Arrest Over Global Witness Bribery Report
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looming indictment comes as both Houses of the National Legislature Tuesday issued a joint statement, calling on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to instruct the Special Presidential taskforce to cease attacks on former and current members of the... Read more
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Senate Summons Presidential Taskforceat his home, the plenary of the Liberian Senate has summoned the special Presid
Senate Summons Presidential Taskforce
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at his home, the plenary of the Liberian Senate has summoned the special Presidential task Force set up by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to a special session Wednesday, today to investigate the recent Global Witness bribery report involving... Read more
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Legislature Calls for Ceasefire - Urges President to Halt Task Force Operation— Showing spirit de corps, the House of Representatives and the Senate has issu
Legislature Calls for Ceasefire - Urges President to Halt Task Force Operation
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— Showing spirit de corps, the House of Representatives and the Senate has issued a joint statement, calling on President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to instruct the Special Presidential taskforce to cease attacks on former and current members of the... Read more
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Liberia chairman, speaker charged on alleged bribesin 2010. The report also alleged that the current Speaker of the House, Tyler,
Liberia chairman, speaker charged on alleged bribes
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in 2010. The report also alleged that the current Speaker of the House, Tyler, received money to alter the law. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf set up a taskforce to investigate those named in the report. The head of the taskforce, Fonati Koffa,... Read more
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Liberia chairman, speaker charged on alleged bribesin 2010. The report also alleged that the current Speaker of the House, Tyler,
Liberia chairman, speaker charged on alleged bribes
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in 2010. The report also alleged that the current Speaker of the House, Tyler, received money to alter the law. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf set up a taskforce to investigate those named in the report. The head of the taskforce, Fonati Koffa,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Top Liberia politician arrested in corruption scandalhas denied the allegations and has said he will refuse to co-operate with the t
Top Liberia politician arrested in corruption scandal
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has denied the allegations and has said he will refuse to co-operate with the taskforce set up by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who has herself faced criticism for alleged nepotism and corruption. Campaign group Global Witness,... Read more
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'Give us a year': high stakes in Liberia education reforman initial $65 million - the equivalent of more than three quarters of the enti
'Give us a year': high stakes in Liberia education reform
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an initial $65 million - the equivalent of more than three quarters of the entire education budget. In 2013, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf branded Liberia's education system "a mess" requiring a complete overhaul, after all 25,000 high school... Read more
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ALJA Wants Kofa Task Force DissolvedJournalists in the Americas (ALJA) wants dissolved the Fonati Koffa led Preside
ALJA Wants Kofa Task Force Dissolved
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Journalists in the Americas (ALJA) wants dissolved the Fonati Koffa led Presidential Task Force set up by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to probe the damning Global Witness Report linking some former and current officials of the Liberian... Read more
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Panel Must Handle Bribery Scandal Scrupulouslythe PUP saga. The Names Of prominent individuals, who are in the loop are link
Panel Must Handle Bribery Scandal Scrupulously
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the PUP saga. The Names Of prominent individuals, who are in the loop are linked to this embarrassment for which President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf must defend the work of the presidential committee or any independent committee that will be... Read more
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Liberian Ecowas Parliament Delegation Presents ReportLiberian delegation which also includes Montserrado County Senator George Manne
Liberian Ecowas Parliament Delegation Presents Report
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Liberian delegation which also includes Montserrado County Senator George Manneh Weah, Nimba County Senator Prince Yormie Johnson and Representative Haja Fata Siryon of Bomi County. The Liberian Country Report gave an overview of the current... Read more
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LNP, LACC Besiege Sherman's Residencebut the entire country, and it creates a dark cloud over the party's chances in
LNP, LACC Besiege Sherman's Residence
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but the entire country, and it creates a dark cloud over the party's chances in 2017. The partisans accused President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of masterminding the day's event in an effort to get at the party chairman, as it happened after his... Read more
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UP in ChaosParty into pieces as partisans are now split between the party chairman, Cllr.
UP in Chaos
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Party into pieces as partisans are now split between the party chairman, Cllr. Sherman, and its standard bearer, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Cllr. Sherman is at the center of the Global Witness corruption saga, being the lawyer who was... Read more
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Sherman's Residence Besiegewho has been implicated in a Global Witness Report on Liberia. The head of the
Sherman's Residence Besiege
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who has been implicated in a Global Witness Report on Liberia. The head of the Presidential Taskforce Set-up by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to probe individuals linked in the Global Witness report late Monday collaborated that a team of... Read more
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Boakai in TurkeyPresident Boakai said he was glad for the invitation extended him by Ambassador
Boakai in Turkey
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President Boakai said he was glad for the invitation extended him by Ambassador Bayazit and promised to convey to President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf the Ambassador's proposal something, he said, could be achieved through diplomatic... Read more
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'Why Always Liberia' - Mixed Views Over WAEC Exams Theftthe student said Aloysius the, a parent lamented that the situation confirms t
'Why Always Liberia' - Mixed Views Over WAEC Exams Theft
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the student said Aloysius the, a parent lamented that the situation confirms the messy educational system President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has been talking about. "Why always Liberia", he said. Teh Aloysius added that the ugly situation will... Read more
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Min. Werner Shuns WAEC Leak Frauddeter future occurrence. "This leak is a litmus test to the Minister resolve t
Min. Werner Shuns WAEC Leak Fraud
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deter future occurrence. "This leak is a litmus test to the Minister resolve to making the education sector which has been described by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as a "mess". The time is now, because if not now, then when," the activists ask... Read more
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President Sirleaf Consoles Egypt Over Egypt Air CrashMonrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of condolence to
President Sirleaf Consoles Egypt Over Egypt Air Crash
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Monrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of condolence to the Government and people of the Arab Republic of Egypt, following the unfortunate news of the crash of EgyptAir Flight MS804, leaving 66 persons dead. EgyptAir MS804 was... Read more
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Soros Connection - Why Global Witness Report Won't Go Awayphilanthropist. His philanthropic work has been instrumental to Liberia where
Soros Connection - Why Global Witness Report Won't Go Away
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philanthropist. His philanthropic work has been instrumental to Liberia where since the ascendance to office of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the country has benefited from millions in various humanitarian areas. Mr. Soros, who is worth US$20... Read more
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Ellen Commission's Contingency Fuel FacilityPresident Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has commissioned a contingency Fuel Unloading F
Ellen Commission's Contingency Fuel Facility
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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has commissioned a contingency Fuel Unloading Facility and Aids to Navigation at the Freeport of Monrovia as an alternative to continue the supply of petroleum products, while a modern fuel unloading facility... Read more
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Tyler & Sherman Defiantto obtain the right to carry out mining activities' at Liberia's only remaining
Tyler & Sherman Defiant
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to obtain the right to carry out mining activities' at Liberia's only remaining treasure, the Wologizi Mountain. President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, whose son Fombah Sirleaf has been listed in the report, set up the Special Investigative Taskforce to... Read more
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The New CommersPresident Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Wednesday commissioned several newly appointed
The New Commers
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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Wednesday commissioned several newly appointed and confirmed officials of her cabinet with warning that they should be mindful, particularly urging Board of Governors of the Central Bank to de-politicize the autonomous... Read more
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ALP Criticizes Investigative TaskforceThe opposition All Liberian Party or ALP of businessman Benoni Urey says the ta
ALP Criticizes Investigative Taskforce
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The opposition All Liberian Party or ALP of businessman Benoni Urey says the taskforce appointed by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to probe the latest Global Witness Report on Liberia, linking several past and current officials, including House... Read more
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Serve With Unwavering Commitmenttheir respective heads of mission. He asked Foreign Minister Kamara, on behalf
Serve With Unwavering Commitment
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their respective heads of mission. He asked Foreign Minister Kamara, on behalf of his colleagues, to convey to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, their sincere gratitude and dedication for the trust and confidence reposed in them; stressing that... Read more
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Ellen Congratulates EritreaPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the Go
Ellen Congratulates Eritrea
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President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the Government and people of Eritrea on the occasion making their 23rd Independence Anniversary. The Independence Day of Eritrea is celebrated on today, May 24 each year as the... Read more
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Soros Connection - Why Global Witness Liberia Report Won't Go Awayphilanthropist. His philanthropic work has been instrumental to Liberia where s
Soros Connection - Why Global Witness Liberia Report Won't Go Away
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philanthropist. His philanthropic work has been instrumental to Liberia where since the ascendance to office of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the country has benefited from millions in various humanitarian areas. Mr Soros, who is worth US$20... Read more
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Liberian Children Alarm Dangeruse of children as gold miners in Nimba, Grand Gedeh and Grand Cape Mount Count
Liberian Children Alarm Danger
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use of children as gold miners in Nimba, Grand Gedeh and Grand Cape Mount Counties. They have appealed to President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to ensure that justice is dispensed in the case of late Alvin and Reuben, urging that government takes... Read more
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Up On Fire2017. However, in a bid to unravel the veracity of what may have actually happ
Up On Fire
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2017. However, in a bid to unravel the veracity of what may have actually happened to save the UP and the state, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who happens to be the standard-bearer, constituted a special taskforce headed by Cllr. Fonati Koffa to... Read more
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Senator Sherman Under Siege - Liberia's Ruli Ngparty Obstructs Justice- Sable wanted to get the concession rights to Liberia's Wologizi iron ore. She
Senator Sherman Under Siege - Liberia's Ruli Ngparty Obstructs Justice
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- Sable wanted to get the concession rights to Liberia's Wologizi iron ore. Sherman, who is also chairman of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's ruling Unity Party, allegedly told Sable Mining that in order to get the contract, the company must... Read more
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U.S., GOL Take Stringent Security MeasuresLiberian civilian security agencies. The network was launched at the Ministry
U.S., GOL Take Stringent Security Measures
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Liberian civilian security agencies. The network was launched at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monrovia by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and US Under- Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield. Secretary... Read more
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Harvard Bestows Award On Former Liberian Finance Minister Konnehconsideration of his Harvard peers to recognize the work that he has done under
Harvard Bestows Award On Former Liberian Finance Minister Konneh
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consideration of his Harvard peers to recognize the work that he has done under the leadership of fellow alumnae, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; but by their close attention to their work over the last eight years. But the former Minister said he... Read more
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'Securing a Peaceful and Prosperous Future for Liberia'me congratulate all Liberians on the tremendous progress your country has made
'Securing a Peaceful and Prosperous Future for Liberia'
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me congratulate all Liberians on the tremendous progress your country has made in recent years. To quote your president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia's people have moved from tragedy to triumph. The 15 year civil war that ended in 2003... Read more
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Choosing the Hero: A Journey of DiscoveryLevinson’s CHOOSING THE HERO: “A wonderful book about the extraordinary camara
Choosing the Hero: A Journey of Discovery
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Levinson’s CHOOSING THE HERO: “A wonderful book about the extraordinary camaraderie between Africaʼs first woman president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her loyal friend and political ally, Riva Levinson . . . a must-read for all those interested in .... Read more
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Ellen Expresses Overwhelming Gratification for Aid to Navigation ProjectMonrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commissioned the Aids to Navigat
Ellen Expresses Overwhelming Gratification for Aid to Navigation Project
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Monrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commissioned the Aids to Navigation equipment and a Contingency Fuel Unloading Facility at the Freeport of Monrovia and recounted the pre-modernization state of the port, which she termed as alarming and... Read more
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Senate Skips Session Yesterdayreportedly told the Nyonblee Karnga Lawrence chaired Committee that the decisio
Senate Skips Session Yesterday
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reportedly told the Nyonblee Karnga Lawrence chaired Committee that the decision to suspend the deal was made by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. It was also reported that the Commissioner of the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization (BIN),... Read more
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'I'll Resign If U.S.$25,000 Bribe Is Proven'office over his "reasons of quitting the UP Secretary General post." Meanwhile
'I'll Resign If U.S.$25,000 Bribe Is Proven'
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office over his "reasons of quitting the UP Secretary General post." Meanwhile, Rep. Fahnbulleh has frowned on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for the 'instant establishment' of an Ad Hoc Committee to investigate former and current senior... Read more
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