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AllAfrica.com
Thursday Is 'National Flag Day'Day," and it is to be observed throughout the Republic as a National Holiday.
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Day," and it is to be observed throughout the Republic as a National Holiday. By an Act approved on October 25, 1915, the National Legislature of the Republic of Liberia declared August 24th each year as "National Flag Day" to be observed as a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Well Said, Mr. Weah, but Why Escape Debate?fact, international non-governmental organizations and other local observers re
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
fact, international non-governmental organizations and other local observers regarded him as the best lawmaker of the 52nd National Legislature. So, Ambassador Weah, the Daily Observer pleads that since you did not appear for the August 17 debate,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FGM Excluded From Domestic Violence Actthe passed Domestic Violence Act The National Working Group Against Female Gen
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the passed Domestic Violence Act The National Working Group Against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has frowned on the National Legislature for omitting the FGM component from the passed Domestic Violence Act, calling on President Ellen Johnson... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Leaders Must Do More to Advance Human Rightsthis public assurance, the provisions aimed at banning FGM were removed from th
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this public assurance, the provisions aimed at banning FGM were removed from the Domestic Violence Act passed by the national legislature this year. We urge the authorities to do far more within their power to end harmful traditional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stakeholders' Platforms Benefit From Land Use Trainingof affairs and the proposed categories of Land Ownership as contained in the La
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of affairs and the proposed categories of Land Ownership as contained in the Land Rights Bill that had gone before the National Legislature. Over 75 Participants also got a clearer understanding on the legal procedures regarding land... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidential Candidates Spar On Issuesfor Liberians - small and medium size to finance their businesses. Regarding t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
for Liberians - small and medium size to finance their businesses. Regarding the recent decision by the lower house of the national legislature to commence impeachment proceedings against the Supreme Court justices, the candidates were nearly all... Read more
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The Chronicle
'Why should there be such widespread interest in Robert E. Lee in this land?'made the whole world responsive to them, by their inventions, but Robert E. Lee
The Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
made the whole world responsive to them, by their inventions, but Robert E. Lee invented nothing. Clay and Webster in the national legislature as statesmen and orators, gained for themselves immortal fame, but Robert E. Lee was never a member of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Legislative Snafu - an Ill-Advised Impeachment PlayTHE LOWER HOUSE of Liberia's National Legislature has commenced impeachment pro
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
THE LOWER HOUSE of Liberia's National Legislature has commenced impeachment proceedings against three justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia. THIS COMES on the eve of what is inarguably the most important elections in Liberia's history. THE... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Muthambi's no-show in Parliament could cost herof arranging the meeting she failed to attend. MPs have also agreed to issue a
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
of arranging the meeting she failed to attend. MPs have also agreed to issue a summons for her to answer questions in the national legislature. Committee Chairperson Makhosi Khoza says she was surprised by Muthambi’s no-show. “We are going to go... Read more
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The Hill
No country for neophytes: Angela Merkel will win Germany againfor that job in polls two months before Election Day have proved highly predict
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
for that job in polls two months before Election Day have proved highly predictive for the outcome of Bundestag (the national legislature) elections. The party with the more appealing chancellor nominee is heavily favored to win that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joseph Boakai Faces Leadership Test Ahead of October 2017 PollsBoakai and his supporters have now reached a critical stage, compounded this we
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Boakai and his supporters have now reached a critical stage, compounded this week by an attempt by the lower house of the national legislature to impeach three justices of the Supreme Court. The crux of the issue lies in perceptions that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Politics Not Easy Game'from one step to the other. The Liberian leader said it was regrettable that i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
from one step to the other. The Liberian leader said it was regrettable that in 2005, 13 women were elected to the National Legislature while in 2011, the number dropped to 8. This, she said was a setback and challenged women to work and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senator Sherman Returns With a Bang - Resurrecting Concerns Over Fate of Sable Mining Bribery Sagagroup, Global Witness. He was charged with "economic crimes," along with the f
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group, Global Witness. He was charged with "economic crimes," along with the former Speaker of the lower house of the national legislature, Alex Tyler, former junior mining minister Ernest C.B. Jones and the London-based Sable Mining. Sherman... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prof, Omer Addresses Conference of African Speakers in JohannesburgJohannesburg — The Chairman of the National Legislature , Professor Ibrahim Ahm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Johannesburg — The Chairman of the National Legislature , Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omer addressed the opening sitting of the 9th Annual Conference of Speakers of Parliaments of Africa which launched , Thursday, in capital of the Republic of South... Read more
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EuroNews
Special Report - Vladimir's Venezuela: Leveraging loans to Caracas, Moscow snaps up oil assetspower to veto them. Days later – after fierce national protests against the act
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
power to veto them. Days later – after fierce national protests against the action – the court returned most powers to the national legislature at Maduro’s public urging. But the court allowed the president to keep the legal authority to cut fresh... Read more
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Reuters
Vladimir's Venezuela - Leveraging loans to Caracas, Moscow snaps up oil assetspower to veto them. Days later - after fierce national protests against the ac
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
power to veto them. Days later - after fierce national protests against the action - the court returned most powers to the national legislature at Maduro’s public urging. But the court allowed the president to keep the legal authority to cut fresh... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Money Is Not All to Winning Elections' - President Sirleaf Tells Female Candidatesof the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Liberian leader said it was regrettabl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Liberian leader said it was regrettable that in 2005, 13 women elected to the National Legislature while in 2011 the number dropped to 8. This she said was a setback. She challenged women to work and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Money Is Not All to Winning Elections' - President Sirleaf Warns Female Candidatesof the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Liberian leader said it was regrettabl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Liberian leader said it was regrettable that in 2005, 13 women elected to the National Legislature while in 2011 the number dropped to 8. This she said was a setback. She challenged women to work and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Impeachment War Intensifies As Legislature Rejects High Court ProhibitionSupreme Court justices and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Monrovia — A legal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Supreme Court justices and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Monrovia — A legal wrangle between the lower house of Liberia's National Legislature and the Supreme Court heightened Thursday when the House of Representatives rejected a motion for... Read more
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iafrica.com
ANC: "We have been vindicated"(DA) announced its next step on Wednesday. DA leader Mmusi Maimane plans to ta
iafrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
(DA) announced its next step on Wednesday. DA leader Mmusi Maimane plans to table a motion on Thursday to dissolve the national legislature. The DA’s motion of no confidence in President Zuma failed on Tuesday, with just 21 votes separating... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Disservice to the Nationwell agreed upon at the Constitutional Conference of 2014. Suffice to say that
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
well agreed upon at the Constitutional Conference of 2014. Suffice to say that Nigeria's leaders, especially those in the national legislature need a moral rearmament at this point so they can always be conscious of their charge to serve the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Difference set aside as thousands march ahead of #ZumaVoteStreet to Parliament where speakers dished out speeches. Shouts of "Down With
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Street to Parliament where speakers dished out speeches. Shouts of "Down With Zuma", "Zuma Must Go" and "Down with Corrupt Government" reverberated in the corner Roeland Street and St Johns Road, a stone's throw from the national l... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Snowe Detests Impeachmentany machination, any plan and attempt to get at any of the justices of the Supr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
any machination, any plan and attempt to get at any of the justices of the Supreme Court Bench as some members of the National Legislature have worked out legal modalities for impeachment proceedings against three Associate Justices. More... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LBS Workers Union Upset Over Low Budgetary Allotmentmoney given it by the government. "The LBS workers union expresses grave disap
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
money given it by the government. "The LBS workers union expresses grave disappointment over the failure of the honorable National Legislature to raise the budget of the state broadcaster to a considerable level to enable the entity effectively... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's State Broadcasters Threaten Cut in Broadcast Hoursof money given. The Liberia Broadcasting System Workers Union expressed grave
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
of money given. The Liberia Broadcasting System Workers Union expressed grave disappointments over the failure of the National Legislature to raise the budget of the State Broadcaster to a considerable level to enable the entity effectively... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate-Supreme Court Controversy Over the Code of Conduct Needs Prompt Interventionthere is something seething that has a tendency to undermine our peace, and tha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
there is something seething that has a tendency to undermine our peace, and that is the emerging conflict between the National Legislature and the Supreme Court over the Code of Conduct. This legal instrument, adopted by the Liberian Senate in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cops out in force for #UniteBehind protestsfrom nine and march at 1pm," said Van der Woude. "They will be marching to Par
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
from nine and march at 1pm," said Van der Woude. "They will be marching to Parliament via Darling Street and end up at the national legislature. They have to disperse by the time the proceeding in the Assembly are done." Multi-party protests has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Respect for Rule of Law Must Run Parallel to Maintenance of PeaceYour Integrity," the Daily Observer writes inter alia, "If not the first in Lib
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Your Integrity," the Daily Observer writes inter alia, "If not the first in Liberian history, this is the first time the National Legislature has planned making use of provision in the 1986 Constitution to impeach the Chief Justice and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Fire' On Capitol HillObvious fire seems to be blazing very uncontrollably on Capitol Hill as Nationa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Obvious fire seems to be blazing very uncontrollably on Capitol Hill as National Legislature and the Supreme Court following are on the verge of indulging into power play context in the wake of a petition for impeachment proceeding filed by some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NCA Wants Supreme Court Bench Impeached Featuredgroup that comprises citizens of Lofa, Bong, Nimba, Gbarpolu and Margibi counti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
group that comprises citizens of Lofa, Bong, Nimba, Gbarpolu and Margibi counties, says it has filed a petition to the National Legislature for the impeachment of the full bench of the Supreme Court of Liberia. At a news conference yesterday,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Open Letter to Speaker Emmanuel NuquayJuly 30, 2017 Hon. Emmanuel Nuquay 53rd National Legislature Republic of Lib
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
July 30, 2017 Hon. Emmanuel Nuquay 53rd National Legislature Republic of Liberia Ref: Liberia Belongs to Liberians - As the House of Senate violates Chapter V Article 34 of our Constitution to protect foreign interest; the House of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'I Will Campaign for Women Candidates'are now joining the race to bear in mind that the current campaign is about clo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
are now joining the race to bear in mind that the current campaign is about closing the gap between men and women at the National Legislature to ensure that more women are elected before she leaves office next January. "We have to go into the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Remains Committed to Liberian Womenare now joining the race to bear in mind that the current campaign is about clo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
are now joining the race to bear in mind that the current campaign is about closing the gap between men and women at the National Legislature to ensure that more women are elected before she leaves office next January. "We have to go into the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Affirms Commitment to UN Anti-Graft Conventioninstitution. The release said the draft bill has been concluded and is being f
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
institution. The release said the draft bill has been concluded and is being finally vetted for presentation to the National Legislature for passage into law. Cllr. Verdier further reported that in order to monitor asset acquisition of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UP Sends COC Caveatleadership is concerned over unsubstantiated reports that suggests an attempt t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
leadership is concerned over unsubstantiated reports that suggests an attempt to bend the Code of Conduct passed by the National Legislature to accommodate some aspirants in the ensuing elections. Several aspirants rejected by the National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senator Henry Yallah of Pup Booed At Political Rally in Bong Countywhen he was jeered off by a segment of the crowd over what they termed as the l
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
when he was jeered off by a segment of the crowd over what they termed as the lawmaker's ignoring their plights at the national legislature. Boakai noticed jeering? The jeers for Senator Yallah became louder apparently to the notice of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lofa Representative Candidate Momo Kpoto Unveils Platform Ahead of October Pollsof District #3 are heading yet to another round of election in October to retai
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
of District #3 are heading yet to another round of election in October to retain the incumbent or escort a new face to the National Legislature. "Several questions are lingering on the minds of voters. Has there been a change since 2005? Are we... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LWPP Launches 2017 Policy Platformfour women out of 30 Senators, and eight women out of 73 Representatives, accou
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
four women out of 30 Senators, and eight women out of 73 Representatives, accounting for approximately 12 percent of the National Legislature. In a society where there are challenges of poverty, high illiteracy, high youth unemployment, it is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women Group Wants FGM Law Passedin Liberia, the fight against FGM continues to face series of challenges. "On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
in Liberia, the fight against FGM continues to face series of challenges. "On July 18, 2017, the House of Senate of the National Legislature of Liberia agreed with the lower House to pass the Domestic Violence Act with the deletion of its FGM... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rep. Edwin Snowe Participation in October Polls Remains Uncertaintalks about domicile for a legislative seat In addition to meeting other requi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
talks about domicile for a legislative seat In addition to meeting other requirements, a person aspiring for a seat in the National Legislature must meet the following: For a seat in the House of Representatives, the person must have been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Female Candidates Encouraged to Compete With Male Counterpartsbring in more women to take over the legislature." She spoke when several fema
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
bring in more women to take over the legislature." She spoke when several female candidates gathered at the rotunda at the National Legislature to launch the Liberia policy platform 2017. The policy was created by Liberian women from across the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sen. Prince Y. Johnson - 'I Killed for Reason, but Am New in Christ'Executive branch of government into the work of the Legislature, Johnson called
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Executive branch of government into the work of the Legislature, Johnson called for robust reform. However, he blamed the national legislature for failing to implement reforms to alleviate the "heartache affecting the Liberian People". "I blame... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament to Regulate Public, Private Party Fundingregulating private donations to political parties Public funding is also alloc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
regulating private donations to political parties Public funding is also allocated to parties represented in the National Legislature via Parliament's Budget vote, last year amounting to R395 million. This is meant for constituency work,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Throwing Weight Behind Boakai, Wotorson Decries 'Politics of Patronage'Boakai as the 'Special One,' Senator Wotorson said he recognized "the defiant a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Boakai as the 'Special One,' Senator Wotorson said he recognized "the defiant and bold actions of those members of the 53rd National Legislature, who eschewed the conspiratory whispers of Liberian politics and paradoxes and did the right thing and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kanvee Adams Celebrates July 26 With Clean Up Campaignshe gathered a team of supporters and went around cleaning parts of the distric
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
she gathered a team of supporters and went around cleaning parts of the district she is opting to represent at the 54th National Legislature. This act carried out by someone seeking public office is yet to be traced in Liberian history,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Independence Day Orator Gives Thumbs Up to Supreme Court On Code of Conduct Rulingas several officials in the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government have stepped d
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
as several officials in the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government have stepped down in a bid to pursue bids in the national legislature. Confidence in Judiciary is Key In his oration, Rev. Browne said, section 5.1 and 5.2 of the code of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Supreme Court, Defend Your IntegrityParty and Alternative National Congress rejoice. The ruling has also sparked up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Party and Alternative National Congress rejoice. The ruling has also sparked up a planned impeachment proceeding by the National Legislature to impeach the Chief Justice and Associate Justices. At the same time, the Supreme Court is warning... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Affirms Commitment to Implement UN Anti-Corruption Conventionof a coordinating institution. The draft bill has been concluded and is being f
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
of a coordinating institution. The draft bill has been concluded and is being finally vetted for presentation to the National Legislature for passage into law. Cllr. Verdier further reported that in order to monitor asset acquisition of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[OPINION] Unpacking the funding of political partiesThis amount is currently around R140 million. In addition, public funding is al
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
This amount is currently around R140 million. In addition, public funding is also allocated to parties represented in the national legislature. That is done via Parliament’s Budget vote and last year amounted to R395 million. The amounts are meant... Read more
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Reuters
Nigeria lawmakers' plan to clip presidency powers passes second stageto reduce the presidency's powers, the latest step in a power struggle between
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
to reduce the presidency's powers, the latest step in a power struggle between President Muhammadu Buhari and the national legislature. The Senate, parliament's upper house, led the way on Wednesday in backing constitutional changes that... Read more
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