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AllAfrica.com
Supt. Brandy Wants Decentralization Bill Enacted Before 2017 ElectionsMontserrado County Superintendent Florence Brandy is calling on the National Le
Supt. Brandy Wants Decentralization Bill Enacted Before 2017 Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Montserrado County Superintendent Florence Brandy is calling on the National Legislature to pass the Decentralization Bill currently before it ahead of the 2017 General and Presidential elections. She said the Bill was submitted on October 29, 2014... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Severance for Nocal Officials - President Plan CriticizedMonrovia — Two members of the National Legislature have criticized alleged plan
No Severance for Nocal Officials - President Plan Criticized
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Monrovia — Two members of the National Legislature have criticized alleged plans by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to give huge severance benefits to officials of the financially broken down National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL). Representatives... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senator Instructs Internal Affairs to Appoint Local OfficialMonrovia — As President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's tenure winds down, there have b
Senator Instructs Internal Affairs to Appoint Local Official
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Monrovia — As President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's tenure winds down, there have been several alleged reports of wheeling and dealings between members of the National Legislature and the Executive. FrontPageAfrica lenses have caught Senator Conmany... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Elected 3rd Deputy Speaker At Ecowas ParliamentThe ECOWAS Parliament has elected one of its five Liberian members as one of fo
Liberia Elected 3rd Deputy Speaker At Ecowas Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The ECOWAS Parliament has elected one of its five Liberian members as one of four Deputy Speakers for the Parliament. According to a dispatch from the Liberian Embassy in Abuja, Representative Jefferson Kanmoh (Sinoe County) was elected on a white... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Uphold Judicial Values' - Newly Elected Trial Judges HeadMonrovia — The Resident Judge of Criminal Court 'A' and the newly elected Presi
'Uphold Judicial Values' - Newly Elected Trial Judges Head
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Monrovia — The Resident Judge of Criminal Court 'A' and the newly elected President of the National Association of Trial Judges, Roosevelt Willie, has called on Magistrates and Judges to uphold the judicial values that will bring integrity and... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SONA2016: Zuma backs calls to move ParlyParliament – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday night threw his weight behind cal
#SONA2016: Zuma backs calls to move Parly
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Parliament – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday night threw his weight behind calls to have Parliament moved from Cape Town to Pretoria, insisting it would reduce the administrative costs of government. Delivering his State of the Nation Address, Zuma... Read more
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Boston Globe
#TBT: When Massachusetts coined the term ‘gerrymandering’“The politicians of 1812 are gone, but their 21st-century successors still tort
#TBT: When Massachusetts coined the term ‘gerrymandering’
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
“The politicians of 1812 are gone, but their 21st-century successors still torture electoral maps for partisan advantage. ... We tell ourselves that we live in the world’s greatest democracy, one whose government derives its powers from the consent... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SONA2016: A nation waitsParliament - Tight security measures around Parliament and its precinct ahead o
#SONA2016: A nation waits
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Parliament - Tight security measures around Parliament and its precinct ahead of Thursday’s State of the Nation address (Sona) have given an indication of a possible stand-off between the government, opposition parties and civil society. On... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'I Will Never Disrespect the Legislature,' Konneh Tells SenateFinance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh has said that given his
'I Will Never Disrespect the Legislature,' Konneh Tells Senate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh has said that given his cordial working relationship with the National Legislature, he will do nothing to show disrespect to that body. Konneh said he believes that upholding and maintaining a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rep. Smith Wants Civic, Voter Education Top in 2017Grand Bassa County Representative Gabriel Smith has challenged the Electoral Ma
Rep. Smith Wants Civic, Voter Education Top in 2017
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Grand Bassa County Representative Gabriel Smith has challenged the Electoral Management System of the National Elections Commission (NEC) to ensure that civic and voter education are prioritized in the 2017 electoral process. He noted that civic and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NPA Projects U.S.$1.9 Million Loss in Storage Fees WaiverThe National Port Authority (NPA) has projected a loss of revenue in the tune o
NPA Projects U.S.$1.9 Million Loss in Storage Fees Waiver
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The National Port Authority (NPA) has projected a loss of revenue in the tune of US$1.9 million due to the waiver of storage fees on 332 containers at the Free Port of Monrovia. NPA Managing Director David Williams, who made the disclosure at a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Youth Vital to Liberia's Development' - Rep. Ben Fofana StressesKakata — District #4 Representative, Ben A. Fofana says the development of yout
'Youth Vital to Liberia's Development' - Rep. Ben Fofana Stresses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kakata — District #4 Representative, Ben A. Fofana says the development of youths and women is vital to the growth and development of Liberia. Representative said in order to build a very vibrant and steady Liberia, the total development of women... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Tribute To Bro. Harry Greaves - There Is Time for EverythingSaly, Senegal: News of bro. Harry Greaves' untimely death sparked a wave of reg
A Tribute To Bro. Harry Greaves - There Is Time for Everything
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Saly, Senegal: News of bro. Harry Greaves' untimely death sparked a wave of regret, disappointment and of course memory in many quarters particularly, the advocacy against corruption and bad governance affecting Liberia. Mr. Greaves went missing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SONA - Under the Shadow of the SecurocratsWill there be a repeat of the incidents like this one at 2015's State of the Na
SONA - Under the Shadow of the Securocrats
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Will there be a repeat of the incidents like this one at 2015's State of the Nation address by President Jacob Zuma? Police and army have assured that security will be tight, in measures some have described as "paranoid". Parliament is determined to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Nigerians Should Protect Telecoms Infrastructure'THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appealed to Nigerians to see t
'Nigerians Should Protect Telecoms Infrastructure'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appealed to Nigerians to see telecommunications infrastructure as their own and protect it. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who stated this at the weekend in Lagos to flag-off... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Elected 3rdThe ECOWAS Parliament has elected one of its five Liberian members as one of fo
Liberia Elected 3rd
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The ECOWAS Parliament has elected one of its five Liberian members as one of four Deputy Speakers for the Parliament. According to a dispatch from the Liberian Embassy in Abuja, Representative Jefferson Kanmoh (Sinoe County) was elected on a white... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberian Senate Desperate Moves to Dodge Spending CutsMonrovia — The Liberian Senate is said to be hell bent on doing anything possib
Liberian Senate Desperate Moves to Dodge Spending Cuts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Monrovia — The Liberian Senate is said to be hell bent on doing anything possible to dodge its share of spending cuts initiated by the government, through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, to mend the crippled economy. Sources close... Read more
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Op-Ed News
We Can Save the World Starting with Bernie2016-02-07The sudden, immense popularity of Bernie Sanders gives me new hope. I
We Can Save the World Starting with Bernie
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
2016-02-07The sudden, immense popularity of Bernie Sanders gives me new hope. In this article I tell... Read more
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Op-Ed News
We Can Save the World Starting with Bernie2016-02-07The sudden, immense popularity of Bernie Sanders gives me new hope. I
We Can Save the World Starting with Bernie
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
2016-02-07The sudden, immense popularity of Bernie Sanders gives me new hope. In this article I tell... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Misconstrued' - Finance Ministry Reacts to Liberian SenateMonrovia — In responding to a communication written by the Deputy Finance Minis
'Misconstrued' - Finance Ministry Reacts to Liberian Senate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Monrovia — In responding to a communication written by the Deputy Finance Minister for Fiscal Affair James F. Kollie to the Liberian senate in which the senate described as insulting and undermining the august body, the Ministry of Finance and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Secret Apology' - Minister Konneh Succumbs to Senate PressureMonrovia — Liberia's Finance and Development Planning Minister, Amara Konneh fa
'Secret Apology' - Minister Konneh Succumbs to Senate Pressure
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Monrovia — Liberia's Finance and Development Planning Minister, Amara Konneh failed to appear before the Senate Plenary of the National Legislature as instructed by that august body for the Minister to appear Thursday with his legal counsel to state... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Greaves Conspiracies - Final Communications Leads UncertaintyMr. Harry A. Greaves was always fond of writing and expressing himself. In his
Greaves Conspiracies - Final Communications Leads Uncertainty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Mr. Harry A. Greaves was always fond of writing and expressing himself. In his many intellectual battles with FrontPageAfrica -even with the odds stacked against him, as it was in the now controversial Nigerian Petroleum Oil Deal, he had a way of not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Problem Ahead!Making use of their prophetic bifocals ahead of the 2017 proposed Constitutiona
Problem Ahead!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Making use of their prophetic bifocals ahead of the 2017 proposed Constitutional Referendum as well as the general and presidential election, legal and constitutional experts in Liberia see nothing but mounting problems for the country and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MFDP Minister Defends Measures to Cut Senate's BudgetLiberia's Finance and Development Planning Minister(MFDP), Amara M. Konneh, on
MFDP Minister Defends Measures to Cut Senate's Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Liberia's Finance and Development Planning Minister(MFDP), Amara M. Konneh, on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 defended the proposed cut in the budgetary allocations of all ministries and spending entities including the National Legislature. It can be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Frankly Speaking - Double Standard: Pres. Sirleaf'sThe debate is on for President Sirleaf-sponsored dual citizenship bill which sh
Frankly Speaking - Double Standard: Pres. Sirleaf's
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The debate is on for President Sirleaf-sponsored dual citizenship bill which she has again been highlighted in her 2016 state of the nation address to the National Legislature this week (January 2016). One year ago, the Liberian leader championed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Double StandardPresident Sirleaf-sponsored dual citizenship bill which she has again been high
Double Standard
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
President Sirleaf-sponsored dual citizenship bill which she has again been highlighted in her 2016 state of the nation address to the National Legislature this week (January 2016). One year ago, the Liberian leader championed this cause as she laid... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Without Trace? CCTV Dysfunction At Rlj Rattles Greaves ProbeMonrovia — As state security agents dig deeper in hopes of finding clues to the
Without Trace? CCTV Dysfunction At Rlj Rattles Greaves Probe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Monrovia — As state security agents dig deeper in hopes of finding clues to the mystery surrounding the death of the former Managing Director of the Liberian Petroleum Refining Company, Harry Greaves whose lifeless body was found on a beach in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Opposition Not Enemy of Government'Simeon Freeman, the political leader for the Movement for Progressive Change (M
'Opposition Not Enemy of Government'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Simeon Freeman, the political leader for the Movement for Progressive Change (MPC), is known for his extremely critical responses to President Sirleaf's annual messages over the last few years. Since he lost his first presidential bid in 2011, he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Insecure State' - Jewel Howard Wants Probe Into Greaves' DeathMonrovia — Senator Jewel Howard Taylor (NPP, Bong County) says Liberia is still
'Insecure State' - Jewel Howard Wants Probe Into Greaves' Death
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Monrovia — Senator Jewel Howard Taylor (NPP, Bong County) says Liberia is still insecure, days after President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf declared in her annual address that the country is safe and secure in the wake of UNMIL's drawdown. Senator Taylor's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LMA Prexy Prods Female Lawmakers to Be ExemplaryThe President of the Liberia Marketing Association (LUSU), Lusu Sloan, is calli
LMA Prexy Prods Female Lawmakers to Be Exemplary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The President of the Liberia Marketing Association (LUSU), Lusu Sloan, is calling on female lawmakers to demonstrate the kind of unity that will pave the way for the election of more women in the National Legislature. Speaking to a team of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Greaves' Sodomy Fears - Swollen Rectum Image As Pathologist ArrivesThe former Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company, Harry G
Greaves' Sodomy Fears - Swollen Rectum Image As Pathologist Arrives
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The former Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company, Harry Greaves, Jr. was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Sunday with autopsy expected shortly. While the autopsy is yet to be conducted, images obtained by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Incompetent' - Presidential Hopeful Demands Police Chief ResignationMonrovia — Following series of mysterious deaths in Liberia, a Presidential asp
'Incompetent' - Presidential Hopeful Demands Police Chief Resignation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Monrovia — Following series of mysterious deaths in Liberia, a Presidential aspirant, Dr. Jeremiah Whapoe, has condemned Police operations, calling for the resignation of Inspector General, Col. Chris Massaquoi. "The continuation of untimely deaths... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SONA 2016 - Less Spending, More Accessibility NeededThe DA notes Parliament's communication regarding its 'readiness' for this year
SONA 2016 - Less Spending, More Accessibility Needed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The DA notes Parliament's communication regarding its 'readiness' for this year's State of the Nation Address (SONA) and eagerly awaits its briefings this week. Over the years SONA has become an ostentatious parade and security theatre performance... Read more
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Daily Maverick
SONA 2016: Security and rules firmly in placeIt’s not quite clear whether that means there would be no deployment of a signa
SONA 2016: Security and rules firmly in place
Daily Maverick / Posted 13 days ago
It’s not quite clear whether that means there would be no deployment of a signal jammer for the joint sitting of Parliament for President Jacob Zuma in the National Assembly chamber, or simply that more attention would be paid so that there’s no... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gongloe Slams Senate Summon of Dep. Finance MinisterMonrovia — Days after the Liberian Senate voted in favor of a motion to summon
Gongloe Slams Senate Summon of Dep. Finance Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Monrovia — Days after the Liberian Senate voted in favor of a motion to summon Deputy Finance Minister, Dr. James Kollie, to state reasons why he should not be held in contempt for his communication to the body, former Labor Minister Cllr.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thievery in Poverty - Opposition Party Slams Overnight WealthMonrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf a week ago, delivered her 11th annua
Thievery in Poverty - Opposition Party Slams Overnight Wealth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Monrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf a week ago, delivered her 11th annual address in compliance with Article 58 of the 1986 constitution of Liberia which provides for the President to report to the National Legislature at a general assembly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Announces Two-Year Farmers' Inventory PlanPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced that a two-year action plan is be
Pres. Sirleaf Announces Two-Year Farmers' Inventory Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced that a two-year action plan is being finalized to start an inventory of farmers and a value chain development approach that goes from farm production to agro-processing and full manufacturing. According... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Hearing On Proposed Land Authority Bill Reconvenes Soon Senate CommendedThe Liberian Senate, through its Committees on Lands, Mines, Energy, Natural Re
Public Hearing On Proposed Land Authority Bill Reconvenes Soon Senate Commended
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The Liberian Senate, through its Committees on Lands, Mines, Energy, Natural Resources and Environment & Judiciary, Human Rights, Claims and Petitions, has been commended for the reconvening of public hearing on the proposed Bill creating the Liberia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Supports Dual CitizenshipPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is urging the National Legislature to grant per
President Sirleaf Supports Dual Citizenship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is urging the National Legislature to grant persons of Liberian descent the right to dual citizenship. President Sirleaf argued that the recommendation is consistent with the Constitutions and practice that prevail in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
13,000 Liberian Students Awarded Govt ScholarshipsThe Liberian Government has awarded scholarships and financial assistance to ab
13,000 Liberian Students Awarded Govt Scholarships
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The Liberian Government has awarded scholarships and financial assistance to about 13,000 students in Liberian-owned public and private universities and colleges, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has disclosed. She indicated in her State of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Raps On Developments in Education SectorPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has disclosed that 1,579,058 students, 48 perce
Pres. Sirleaf Raps On Developments in Education Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has disclosed that 1,579,058 students, 48 percent of whom are females, are currently enrolled in the 5,571 public and private schools across the country. Delivering her State of the Nation address before the 53rd... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Calls for Passage of 'Important' BillsPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has lauded the 53rd National Legislature for pa
Pres. Sirleaf Calls for Passage of 'Important' Bills
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has lauded the 53rd National Legislature for passing 22 pieces of legislations during its last sitting. She referred to the passage of the legislations as contributory to the advancement of the country's development... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Undoing of ReconstructionIn July of 1870, when the law declaring Georgia entitled to representation in C
The Undoing of Reconstruction
The Atlantic / Posted 14 days ago
In July of 1870, when the law declaring Georgia entitled to representation in Congress was finally enacted, the process of reconstruction was, from the technical point of view, complete. Each of the states which had seceded from the Union had been... Read more
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Rappler
Myanmar army MPs to take the mic in karaoke swansong'UNITY.' Members of the military representative attend the parliament meeting i
Myanmar army MPs to take the mic in karaoke swansong
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
'UNITY.' Members of the military representative attend the parliament meeting in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, January 28, 2016. The National League for Democracy (NLD) party led by Aung San Suu Kyi, has won a parliamentary majority in Myanmar's general... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Transitional Justice Experts Slate Ellen's TRC Report ImplementationMonrovia — President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government has championed the pu
Transitional Justice Experts Slate Ellen's TRC Report Implementation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Monrovia — President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government has championed the purpose of national reconciliation, which ensures equity, equal opportunity and justice for all. Delivering her 11th state of the nation address at the Capitol Building on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Sources - 'No Foul Play in Gt Bank Manager's Boat Death'Barely 48 hours after a boat belonging to businessman George Kailondo was invol
Police Sources - 'No Foul Play in Gt Bank Manager's Boat Death'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Barely 48 hours after a boat belonging to businessman George Kailondo was involved in a tragedy that led to the death of the manager of G.T Bank into a River during a boat ride, the body of the bank manager has been recovered with Police sources... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Must DevelopPresident Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's annual message delivered on Monday, January 2
Govt Must Develop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's annual message delivered on Monday, January 25, 2016 at the Joint Assembly Hall of the National Legislature accentuated strains of socioeconomic problems and gross inequality in the country. The president's statement... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mockery - ALP Youth League Slams President's Annual AddressMonrovia — The Youth League of the All Liberian Party (ALP) has termed Presiden
Mockery - ALP Youth League Slams President's Annual Address
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Monrovia — The Youth League of the All Liberian Party (ALP) has termed President Sirleaf's 11th State of the Nation address as mockery to the people. The ALP Youth League said President Sirleaf's coverage of the economy did not include expenditure as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forced Exit? Liberian President Demands CBL Governor LeavesMonrovia — What a difference a month makes. That is the scenario unfolding in t
Forced Exit? Liberian President Demands CBL Governor Leaves
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Monrovia — What a difference a month makes. That is the scenario unfolding in the on-again, off-again ties between Central Bank of Liberia Governor Dr. J. Mills Jones and Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. FrontPageAfrica has learned that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Annual Message On the State of the RepublicTo the Fifth Session of the 53rd National Legislature of the Republic of Liberi
Annual Message On the State of the Republic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
To the Fifth Session of the 53rd National Legislature of the Republic of Liberia Delivering on the Promises By: Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President of the Republic of Liberia Delivered on Monday, January 25, 2016 Capitol Hill,... Read more
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