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AllAfrica.com
Lawmakers Shift BlameSeat of National Legislature By Reuben Sei Waylaun Several members of the Natio
Lawmakers Shift Blame
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Seat of National Legislature By Reuben Sei Waylaun Several members of the National Legislature have blamed the Executive branch of government for poor implementation of the County Development Fund (CDF). Members of the Legislature said though their... Read more
19h
iol.co.za
MPs taught how to deal with mediaJohannesburg - Parliament’s committee chairpersons have finished their media tr
MPs taught how to deal with media
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
Johannesburg - Parliament’s committee chairpersons have finished their media training aimed at improving communication skills and cautioning them of the potential pitfalls of social media, including twars (Twitter wars). Parliament organised the... Read more
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Christian Today
Battle for Liberia's soul: Why moves to declare it a 'Christian nation' could spell disasterPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed her opposition to making Liberia
Battle for Liberia's soul: Why moves to declare it a 'Christian nation' could spell disaster
Christian Today / Posted yesterday
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed her opposition to making Liberia an officially Christian nation. The West African nation of Liberia is slowly recovering from its Ebola trauma. It was the hardest-hit among the nations affected, with... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Opposition dissatisfied by ministers’ responses during Q&A sessions Frustrated MPs clashed with presiding officers over their questions not being
Opposition dissatisfied by ministers’ responses during Q&A sessions
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Frustrated MPs clashed with presiding officers over their questions not being answered properly. FILE: Frustrated Members of Parliament (MPs) raised numerous points of order and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Regulatory Must Be Independent' - Greaves Slams Takeover of LECMonrovia — Former LPRC Managing Director and businessman, Harry Greaves, has ca
'Regulatory Must Be Independent' - Greaves Slams Takeover of LEC
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Monrovia — Former LPRC Managing Director and businessman, Harry Greaves, has called on the National Legislature not to place the Liberia Electricity Corporation under the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy. Speaking to a joint legislative committee... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Danger Looms in DRC As Kabila Maneuvers to Remain in PowerIt is becoming increasingly difficult for authoritarian African heads of state
Danger Looms in DRC As Kabila Maneuvers to Remain in Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
It is becoming increasingly difficult for authoritarian African heads of state to change constitutions that limit them to two terms in power. In Burkina Faso, starting in October 2014, President Blaise Compaore asked his parliament to amend the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Thai PM to visit PhFOR the first time since assuming office in August 2014, the Prime Minister of
Thai PM to visit Ph
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
FOR the first time since assuming office in August 2014, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, His Excellency General Prayut Chan-o-cha, is scheduled to undertake a two-day official visit to the Philippines beginning Thursday. According to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Journalist's Thought Why Not Leave the Issue With the Referendum?Since the famous gathering, the nation remains locked in an abyss of debate as
A Journalist's Thought Why Not Leave the Issue With the Referendum?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Since the famous gathering, the nation remains locked in an abyss of debate as to the prudency, the necessity, usefulness and significance of threading a path so beleaguered with litany of uncertainty over the future of the country that is still... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha to visit PHThai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha. AP FILE PHOTO Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o
Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha to visit PH
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha. AP FILE PHOTO Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will visit the Philippines for the first time since he assumed office August last year. In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) expressed hope that... Read more
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Daily News
Women and children, an overlooked factorThis week, Verité Research presents Part 11 of an ongoing 12-part series on its
Women and children, an overlooked factor
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
This week, Verité Research presents Part 11 of an ongoing 12-part series on its recent study of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliations Commission (LLRC). The series presented the implementation status of LLRC recommendations under 11 thematic... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC favours smart governanceDoCThe ruling party in its discussion documents is pushing for a more dynamic H
ANC favours smart governance
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
DoCThe ruling party in its discussion documents is pushing for a more dynamic House of Assembly to achieve its goals. Photo: Siyasanga Mbambani Johannesburg - Parliament must transform into a “real activist” national legislature with a developmental... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Sunday's letters: Wrong call by the countyI bought a fairly large tract on the east side more than 25 years ago that had
Sunday's letters: Wrong call by the county
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
I bought a fairly large tract on the east side more than 25 years ago that had easements from all the major utilities. After I was there less than a year, the sewer district decided to run about 3,000 feet of sewer line across my property. I was... Read more
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KRCG Jefferson City
Mid-Missourians take part in Planned Parenthood national day of protestCOLUMBIA, MO -- Hundreds of mid-Missourians gathered at the Planned Parenthood
Mid-Missourians take part in Planned Parenthood national day of protest
KRCG Jefferson City / Posted 6 days ago
COLUMBIA, MO -- Hundreds of mid-Missourians gathered at the Planned Parenthood in Columbia to take part in a national day of protesting Saturday. Both opponents and supporters of Planned Parenthood gathered on the sidewalks outside of the Columbia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Members of Liberian Legislature Joins 'Heforshe' CampaignMembers of the 53rd Liberian National Legislature have joined the 'HeForShe' Ca
Members of Liberian Legislature Joins 'Heforshe' Campaign
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Members of the 53rd Liberian National Legislature have joined the 'HeForShe' Campaign pledging to take actions for the advancement of gender equality in Liberia. During an event held at the seat of the Legislature on Capitol Hill in Monrovia, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
August 24, National Flag Day in Liberia - National HolidayMonrovia — The President of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has
August 24, National Flag Day in Liberia - National Holiday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Monrovia — The President of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has by Proclamation, declared Monday, August 24, 2015 as "National Flag Day," and is to be observed throughout the Republic as a National Holiday. The Proclamation is in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberian Lawmaker Latest to Cross Atlantic for Medical CareLiberians continue to wonder who will fix the messy health system at home when
Liberian Lawmaker Latest to Cross Atlantic for Medical Care
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Liberians continue to wonder who will fix the messy health system at home when those in power, including the lawmakers responsible for allotment of resources, prefer going abroad to seek medical treatment leaving the sector in a state of collapse and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawmaker, Labor Minister Trade Barbs Over Inspection SpreeMonrovia — A member of the House of Representatives who admitted writing some b
Lawmaker, Labor Minister Trade Barbs Over Inspection Spree
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Monrovia — A member of the House of Representatives who admitted writing some businesses in Liberia requesting to have a meeting to review their employment data has told FrontPageAfrica that his action was carried out based on a mandate from the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Anti-signal jamming groups granted leave to appeal Primedia Broadcasting & other organisations challenged Parliament's policy on
Anti-signal jamming groups granted leave to appeal
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
Primedia Broadcasting & other organisations challenged Parliament's policy on filming & broadcasting. Screengrab from the 'bring back the signal' chant by the media in Parliament during State of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese-Funded Ministerial Complex Back in PlayMonrovia — It appears that the long-awaited Chinese-funded ministerial complex
Chinese-Funded Ministerial Complex Back in Play
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Monrovia — It appears that the long-awaited Chinese-funded ministerial complex for Liberia is back on the burner after months of delays and diplomatic bottlenecks, FrontPageAfrica has learned. The Ministerial Complex, at a cost of US$60 million is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ellen Rejects Christian State PropositionLiberia's President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed opposition to the prop
Ellen Rejects Christian State Proposition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Liberia's President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed opposition to the proposition calling for the Christianization of Liberia contained in the final report of the Constitution Review Committee (CRC) which was submitted to her few days ago. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Constitutional Review Committee Submits Report to PresidentMonrovia — The Constitution Review Committee (CRC) has presented its final repo
Constitutional Review Committee Submits Report to President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Monrovia — The Constitution Review Committee (CRC) has presented its final report on the National Constitution Conference (NCC) also containing recommendations to amend the Constitution of Liberia as well as several CDs of the 1986 Liberian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Receives CRC's Final Report On the National Constitution Conference - Thanks Them for the Excellent Work Over Three YearsThe Constitution Review Committee (CRC) has presented its final report on the N
President Sirleaf Receives CRC's Final Report On the National Constitution Conference - Thanks Them for the Excellent Work Over Three Years
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Constitution Review Committee (CRC) has presented its final report on the National Constitution Conference (NCC) also containing recommendations to amend the Constitution of Liberia as well as several CDs of the 1986 Liberian Constitution in the... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Deadly Bomb Blast Rocks Central Bangkok(USA Today) BANGKOK — A deadly bomb blast rocked a downtown commercial hub duri
Deadly Bomb Blast Rocks Central Bangkok
KCEN-TV / Posted 11 days ago
(USA Today) BANGKOK — A deadly bomb blast rocked a downtown commercial hub during the evening rush hour Monday, killing at least a dozen people and wounding many more, authorities said. Two bombs were found in front of the Erawan Shrine, a Hindu... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Deadly explosion rocks central BangkokA deadly explosion rocked a commercial hub of Bangkok, Thailand, during the eve
Deadly explosion rocks central Bangkok
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
A deadly explosion rocked a commercial hub of Bangkok, Thailand, during the evening rush hour on Monday. Reuters reported that at least 12 people were dead, according to police and a rescue worker. Local TV and the BBC quoted police as saying the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
VP Boakai Holds Closed Door Meeting With Senator Weah, OthersVice President Joseph N.Boakai, who is also the President of the Liberian Senat
VP Boakai Holds Closed Door Meeting With Senator Weah, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Vice President Joseph N.Boakai, who is also the President of the Liberian Senate, on Thursday, August 13 held a closed door meeting with Senators George M. Weah, Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence, Edward Dagoseh among others at the Capitol Building. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Banjo At Capitol - Legislative Building Turn Market GroundMonrovia — In 2006 when President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf took office, the entire
Banjo At Capitol - Legislative Building Turn Market Ground
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Monrovia — In 2006 when President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf took office, the entire Monrovia City was a market ground with marketers and petit traders seen on main streets and corners where they even erected market stalls. On one fateful morning, Mary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil Society Defends CBLA civil society under the ambiance of the Societal Reform Initiative of Liberia
Civil Society Defends CBL
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
A civil society under the ambiance of the Societal Reform Initiative of Liberia (SRIL), comprising of several civil society institutions in the country said it is seriously awakened to information from both the print and electronic media referencing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sirleaf Summons Ruling Party Leaders to Discuss Upcoming PollsAt the start of the second term of the Unity Party-led Government in January 20
Sirleaf Summons Ruling Party Leaders to Discuss Upcoming Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
At the start of the second term of the Unity Party-led Government in January 2012, it was clear that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will need a successor in six years as she will no longer be eligible for re-election based on constitutional... Read more
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The New Age
Chinese President appoints new ambassadorsChinese President Xi Jinping has appointed seven new ambassadors, upon approval
Chinese President appoints new ambassadors
The New Age / Posted 16 days ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed seven new ambassadors, upon approval by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, according to a statement by the national legislature on Thursday. Su Jian was appointed ambassador to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President May Veto Controversial, Extravagant Pension BillMonrovia — An ambitious, costly but controversial pension bill aiming to provid
President May Veto Controversial, Extravagant Pension Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Monrovia — An ambitious, costly but controversial pension bill aiming to provide whopping pension and retirement benefits for the President, Vice President, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President Pro Tempore and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mutilated Banknotes - Is There Any Solution in Sight?One issue that made headlines in yesterday's newspapers was the issue raised by
Mutilated Banknotes - Is There Any Solution in Sight?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
One issue that made headlines in yesterday's newspapers was the issue raised by Maryland County Representative Bhafol Chambers, concerning the refusal of some banks in the country to accept mutilated banknotes, locally referred to as "Tear- Tear... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Urey Says 'Liberia Can Reclaim Global Place Through Democracy'A presidential aspirant in the 2017 elections has observed that through democra
Urey Says 'Liberia Can Reclaim Global Place Through Democracy'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
A presidential aspirant in the 2017 elections has observed that through democracy Liberia can reclaim its place in the comity of nations and rediscover its "true potential for greatness." He noted that upholding the principles and virtues of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate to Pass Land ActThe Joint Committee of the National Legislature on Lands, Mines, Energy and Nat
Senate to Pass Land Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Joint Committee of the National Legislature on Lands, Mines, Energy and Natural Resources has commenced hearing on a draft Land Act that will address issues regarding ownership of lands in the country. The hearing, which brought together various... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China Commits U.S.$320 K to New Diplomatic Lounge for RIAThe Government of China has committed US$320,000 to the Government of Liberia t
China Commits U.S.$320 K to New Diplomatic Lounge for RIA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Government of China has committed US$320,000 to the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to construct a new diplomatic lounge at the Roberts International Airport (RIA). The commitment was made by Chinese Foreign... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Extols China's Support - As China Donates U.S $300,000 Diplomatic Lounge At RIAPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has extolled the Government of the People's Rep
President Sirleaf Extols China's Support - As China Donates U.S $300,000 Diplomatic Lounge At RIA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has extolled the Government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) for its continued assistance towards Liberia's recovery program especially China's critical role during the Ebola crisis. According to an Executive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ngafuan Commends ICRCForeign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan has commended the International Commit
Ngafuan Commends ICRC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan has commended the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for all their humanitarian contributions toward the country and people. Minister Ngafuan made the commendation Wednesday, August 05, when the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil Society Actor Insecure Over Unmil Drawdown in LiberiaThe United Nations Mission In Liberia entered the country in 2006 to help keep
Civil Society Actor Insecure Over Unmil Drawdown in Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
The United Nations Mission In Liberia entered the country in 2006 to help keep the nation's peace after 15 years of devastating civil unrest. Following almost nine years of stay the multinational peacekeeping force announced a drawdown of its forces.... Read more
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The Manila Times
Gringo leads third batchNBI INDICTS 9 LAWMAKERS, COHORTS FOR GRAFT OVER ‘PORK’ August 8, 2015 1:45 am
Gringo leads third batch
The Manila Times / Posted 21 days ago
NBI INDICTS 9 LAWMAKERS, COHORTS FOR GRAFT OVER ‘PORK’ August 8, 2015 1:45 am by JAIME R. PILAPIL, REPORTER NINE incumbent and former members of the national legislature as well as several government functionaries were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawmaker Wants UN Troops Stay Until After 2017 ElectionsMonrovia — In the wake on ongoing drawdown of UNMIL's drawdown from Liberia, a
Lawmaker Wants UN Troops Stay Until After 2017 Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Monrovia — In the wake on ongoing drawdown of UNMIL's drawdown from Liberia, a member of the Liberian national Legislature is requesting the UN to reserve a huge presence of its troops in Liberia. Representative Bhofal Chambers (CDC-District #2,... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
The 2015 Oxford Handbook of the U.S. ConstitutionThe following post is by Mark Graber, co-editor with Mark Tushnet and Sanford L
The 2015 Oxford Handbook of the U.S. Constitution
SCOTUSblog / Posted 21 days ago
The following post is by Mark Graber, co-editor with Mark Tushnet and Sanford Levinson of the recently publishedOxford Handbook of the United States Constitution. Efforts to provide comprehensive guides to the Constitution date from the framing and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Delicate Peace At National Assembly, but Better Than InstabilityA semblance of peace returned to the National Assembly last week. It may well b
A Delicate Peace At National Assembly, but Better Than Instability
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
A semblance of peace returned to the National Assembly last week. It may well be a fragile one. But it's significant that the resolution of the leadership struggle in the Senate and the House of Representatives has paved the way for legislative work... Read more
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The Standard
Legislature adds civil law code discussion to agendaThe Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the national legislat
Legislature adds civil law code discussion to agenda
The Standard / Posted 23 days ago
The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the national legislature, yesterday published an adjusted legislative plan which includes 34 additional items for consideration by lawmakers. The NPC Standing Committee in 2013 announced an... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Malema: I'm in court, but leave me and tackle ZumaEconomic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has ordered his troops in Parlia
Malema: I'm in court, but leave me and tackle Zuma
Mail & Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has ordered his troops in Parliament to ensure President Jacob Zuma does not get away with avoiding questions about reimbursing the taxpayer when he appears in the National Assembly on Thursday. Malema,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Militarisation of Parliamentary Protection Services Not the AnswerThe Democratic Alliance strongly condemns the proposed militarisation of the Pa
Militarisation of Parliamentary Protection Services Not the Answer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
The Democratic Alliance strongly condemns the proposed militarisation of the Parliamentary Protection Services; this is not in the interest of a functioning national legislature. We will not support any measures that aim to undermine the freedom of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Licpa Inducts Officers TodayThe Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accountants, L. I. C. P. A was establ
Licpa Inducts Officers Today
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
The Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accountants, L. I. C. P. A was established by an act of the National Legislature in June 2011 to regulate the accounting profession in Liberia and is empowered to set standards, license accounting and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Poor School Facilities InsinoeSchool facilities in Sinoe County are said to be in deplorable conditions with
Poor School Facilities Insinoe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
School facilities in Sinoe County are said to be in deplorable conditions with some lacking seating capacity while some still lack chairs for students to sit in as youths of the county disclosed this recently to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf when... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
Pro-Temp Jallah Commits Legislative Support to UniversitiesThe President Pro-Tempore of the Liberian Senate, Armah Jallah, has assured uni
Pro-Temp Jallah Commits Legislative Support to Universities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
The President Pro-Tempore of the Liberian Senate, Armah Jallah, has assured universities in the country of the National Legislature's unflinching support for their growth and development. He said the National Legislature will do everything possible... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
Tough Measures Announced for Prospective Jurors in LiberiaMonrovia — Liberians and their foreign partners who have become victims of juro
Tough Measures Announced for Prospective Jurors in Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Monrovia — Liberians and their foreign partners who have become victims of juror malpractices in the judiciary may finally get some respite, according to a new policy launched by Chief Justice Francis Korkpor. The policy, New Management System, comes... Read more
29d
AllAfrica.com
CRC Submit Recommendation to Pres. SirleafThe Constitution Review Committee (CRC) has submitted several recommendations f
CRC Submit Recommendation to Pres. Sirleaf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
The Constitution Review Committee (CRC) has submitted several recommendations for amendment of the 1986 Constitution to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The recommendations were derived from the National Constitution Conference (NCC) held some time... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legislature Warns Against Spending Outside National BudgetThe National Legislature has warned government ministries and agencies against
Legislature Warns Against Spending Outside National Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
The National Legislature has warned government ministries and agencies against spending outside the 2015/2016 Fiscal Budget it recently approved in the amount of US$622,743, 420. The Lawmakers maintained that no funds shall be expended on any... Read more
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