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AllAfrica.com
Bowier Wants Law Giving Women Equal Participation in PoliticsFormer Information Minster Emmanuel Z. Bowier has called on the National Legisl
Bowier Wants Law Giving Women Equal Participation in Politics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Former Information Minster Emmanuel Z. Bowier has called on the National Legislature to enact the legislation for equal participation and representation of women in the political processes of the country. "If we cannot pass this law now that we have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ellen Receives U.S.-Based Liberia Delegation On Renewing Support for Dual CitizenshipSirleaf renewed her support for dual citizenship and informed the delegation th
Ellen Receives U.S.-Based Liberia Delegation On Renewing Support for Dual Citizenship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Sirleaf renewed her support for dual citizenship and informed the delegation that the issue is currently before the National Legislature as a part of the constitutional reform process initiated by the Government of Liberia. On the issue of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
And then there was one: The woman likely to be the next Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebanemonies following a National Treasury assessment according to a determined timet
And then there was one: The woman likely to be the next Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 hours ago
monies following a National Treasury assessment according to a determined timetable. The judgment cast a pall over the national legislature, but entrenched the Public Protector’s mandate in Section 182 of the Constitution to “investigate any... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Libya's unity government says still seeks approval from eastern parliamentthe GNA arrived in Tripoli in March and largely displaced the former government
Libya's unity government says still seeks approval from eastern parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
the GNA arrived in Tripoli in March and largely displaced the former government. But the HOR is meant to continue as the national legislature, and its support is crucial if the GNA is to extend its authority to the east and reunite a country... Read more
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Reuters
Libya's unity government says still seeks approval from eastern parliamentthe GNA arrived in Tripoli in March and largely displaced the former government
Libya's unity government says still seeks approval from eastern parliament
Reuters / Posted yesterday
the GNA arrived in Tripoli in March and largely displaced the former government. But the HOR is meant to continue as the national legislature, and its support is crucial if the GNA is to extend its authority to the east and reunite a country... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From the Pen of a Simple SoldierI religiously study because I want to provide a little analysis of the recent H
From the Pen of a Simple Soldier
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
I religiously study because I want to provide a little analysis of the recent Henry Costa and supporters' assembly at the National legislature - an assembly which was held for the purpose of petitioning the First Branch of Government to prevail... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Supreme Court Cites 'Majority Bloc' At House of Representatives to ConferenceAssociate Justice -In- Chambers Jamesetta Howard Wolokollie has cited lawmakers
Supreme Court Cites 'Majority Bloc' At House of Representatives to Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Associate Justice -In- Chambers Jamesetta Howard Wolokollie has cited lawmakers meeting in the Joint Chambers of the National Legislature under the guise as 'majority bloc' in the House's crisis to a conference on Monday, August 22, 2016 at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Too Legit to Quit? MC Hammer's Rap Sums Up Liberia's Executive-Legislative War— Rapper MC Hammer's 1991 hit "Too Legit to Quit" aptly sums up the ongoing fra
Too Legit to Quit? MC Hammer's Rap Sums Up Liberia's Executive-Legislative War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
— Rapper MC Hammer's 1991 hit "Too Legit to Quit" aptly sums up the ongoing fracas in the Lower House of Liberia's national legislature: A defiant Speaker rejecting calls to step aside and an equally defiant anti-bloc determined to see him... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GAC Audit Finds Squander, Waste, Abuse of Public Funds in Two CountiesDay Celebration, and the Grand Bassa County Administration for the fiscal years
GAC Audit Finds Squander, Waste, Abuse of Public Funds in Two Counties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Day Celebration, and the Grand Bassa County Administration for the fiscal years July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015 to the National Legislature. In the audit, the GAC found that contracts were awarded for construction projects and payments made on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Supreme Court Frustrates Tyler's Complaintcase, which would be good for himself." According to Cllr. Johnson, his client
Supreme Court Frustrates Tyler's Complaint
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
case, which would be good for himself." According to Cllr. Johnson, his clients acted in line with the rules of the National Legislature, as opposed to Tyler's lawyer, Cllr. Johnny Momoh, who argued that those demanding Tyler's recusal did... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Split House Parties Appear At Supreme Court Todayas speaker. "The conduct of the respondents... illegally and unlawfully conven
Split House Parties Appear At Supreme Court Today
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
as speaker. "The conduct of the respondents... illegally and unlawfully convening a meeting in the Joint Chambers of the National Legislature for the purpose of ousting and removing petitioner, J. Alex Tyler, from the office of Speaker of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Traditional Council Fails to Conclude Peace Talk Amongst LawmakersJustice -In- Chambers, Jamesetta Howard-Wolokollie, recently cited the lawmaker
Traditional Council Fails to Conclude Peace Talk Amongst Lawmakers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Justice -In- Chambers, Jamesetta Howard-Wolokollie, recently cited the lawmakers meeting in the Joint Chambers of the National Legislature as the 'majority bloc' to a conference on Monday, August 22, 2016 at 12:00 noon. A communication from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Supreme Court Withholds Ruling in Tyler's Prohibition Requestthat had Speaker Tyler listened to their petition for his recusal, they would n
Supreme Court Withholds Ruling in Tyler's Prohibition Request
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
that had Speaker Tyler listened to their petition for his recusal, they would not have moved to the Joint Chamber of the National Legislature. Having listened to the arguments from both sides, Justice Wolokolie acknowledged hearing into the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rights Group to Petition Legislature to Abolish FGMRights Action Plan (NHRAP), a group against the practice of Female Genital Muti
Rights Group to Petition Legislature to Abolish FGM
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Rights Action Plan (NHRAP), a group against the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), says it plans to petition the National Legislature to abolish the practice of FGM in Liberia. The Steering Committee of NHRAP also said it has drafted a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Country Boys' At Warsons and daughters of the land who suffered under the regime of so-called Congo
'Country Boys' At War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
sons and daughters of the land who suffered under the regime of so-called Congo hegemony- the First Branch of government or National Legislature - is enduring a period of turmoil, with things falling apart over attempts to push Speaker Alex Tyler... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Divided Lawmakers to Appear Before Liberia's Traditional Leaderson their colleagues to continue their support against Speaker Tyler by rejectin
Divided Lawmakers to Appear Before Liberia's Traditional Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
on their colleagues to continue their support against Speaker Tyler by rejecting him from presiding over session at the National legislature. The London-based Watchdog Group, Global Witness recently alleged that more than US$950,000 in bribes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil Servants Threaten 3-Day Protest Against Lower Houseover plenary. CSA acting President Edward Eddoe told a local radio station Tue
Civil Servants Threaten 3-Day Protest Against Lower House
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
over plenary. CSA acting President Edward Eddoe told a local radio station Tuesday that the lawmakers were elected to the National Legislature to work on issues that will serve the best interest of those they represent. Eddoe pointed out that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Duncan-Cassell Nudges Passage of Affirmative Action ActGender Children and Social Protection Ministry boss cited Article 5a of the Con
Duncan-Cassell Nudges Passage of Affirmative Action Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Gender Children and Social Protection Ministry boss cited Article 5a of the Constitution as that instrument empowering the National Legislature to enact laws that respond to the social, economic needs of citizens. She also recalled the singing of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Executive Branch Puts Recognition of Deputy Speaker's Gavel On HoldCourt Associate Justice -In- Chamber Jamesette Howard Wolokollie has cited lawm
Executive Branch Puts Recognition of Deputy Speaker's Gavel On Hold
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Court Associate Justice -In- Chamber Jamesette Howard Wolokollie has cited lawmakers meeting in the Joint Chambers of the National Legislature under the guise as majority bloc in the House's crisis to a conference on Monday, August 22, 2016 at... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nedlac puts forward UIF amendmentscurrently in the National Council of Provinces for approval. This is one labou
Nedlac puts forward UIF amendments
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
currently in the National Council of Provinces for approval. This is one labour bill that was backed by all parties in the national legislature, unlike in the past where opposition parties have tried to block some of the labour laws. POLITICAL... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Baptist Prelate Denounces Corruption & Inducementsthat while the Restoration Baptist Ministries strongly supports the stance take
Baptist Prelate Denounces Corruption & Inducements
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
that while the Restoration Baptist Ministries strongly supports the stance taken by aggrieved representative of the 53rd national legislature and those in the public domain for speaker Tyler to recues himself from the speakership in order for a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Parliamentary Diary: What about Thoko Didiza?of shacks in a field at Alexandra, Gauteng, Malema announced the EFF’s place in
Parliamentary Diary: What about Thoko Didiza?
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
of shacks in a field at Alexandra, Gauteng, Malema announced the EFF’s place in the opposition ranks in councils as in the national legislature: “In Parliament, expect more robustness. The EFF has not lost a single vote (in the municipal poll).... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Triple Trouble'is heavily fighting to score a clean sheet. Tyler Removal Saga.For example, the
'Triple Trouble'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
is heavily fighting to score a clean sheet. Tyler Removal Saga.For example, the Capitol Building, the seat of the National Legislature, is presently engulfed with a seemingly unquenchable flame of political fire. Some members of the House... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Light questions and tough decisions – the search for a new Public Protectoropinion that Parliament could no nothing about the Public Protector’s Nkandla r
Light questions and tough decisions – the search for a new Public Protector
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
opinion that Parliament could no nothing about the Public Protector’s Nkandla report until it was submitted directly to the national legislature. Asked by opposition MPs why she did not recommend to request a copy from the Public Protector, or even... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Congress: AWOL and Out of ControlTaken as whole, with exceptions, the American people have the strangest attitud
Congress: AWOL and Out of Control
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
Taken as whole, with exceptions, the American people have the strangest attitude toward the Congress. Our national legislature spends nearly a quarter of our income and affects us one way or another every day of the year. Yet too many people withdraw... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agriculture's Failure Again - Are We Determined to Continue Importing Our Food?than a year after she left office and Dr. Moses Zinnah now in her place. Only l
Agriculture's Failure Again - Are We Determined to Continue Importing Our Food?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
than a year after she left office and Dr. Moses Zinnah now in her place. Only last Wednesday the Joint Committee of the National Legislature, not the Daily Observer, is blasting the Ministry and Minister Zinnah, for failure to use even 50% of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
What is moral about voting for Hillary?the world's seeds, and contribute to the deaths of hundreds of farmers tricked
What is moral about voting for Hillary?
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 days ago
the world's seeds, and contribute to the deaths of hundreds of farmers tricked into using their seeds in India, while the national legislature declares that states have no right to require that providers of food for consumption inform the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Treasurer MIA as NFP plans disciplinary actionwere going to get more than one million votes.” He said that the party would u
Treasurer MIA as NFP plans disciplinary action
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
were going to get more than one million votes.” He said that the party would use the positions it holds in the KwaZulu-Natal provincial legislature, as well as the national legislature, to recover from the recent local government elections deb... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rigid Security Protocol At National LegislatureNational Police were Thursday carrying out rigid security screening at the Capi
Rigid Security Protocol At National Legislature
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
National Police were Thursday carrying out rigid security screening at the Capitol Building in Monrovia, the seat of National Legislature. This comes amidst calls by some lawmakers for House Speaker J. Alex Tyler to recuse himself from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Seeks Waiver of Debts Owed International Bodiesfuneral on Monday, August 22, at the Providence Baptist Church. Meanwhile, Cab
Liberia Seeks Waiver of Debts Owed International Bodies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
funeral on Monday, August 22, at the Providence Baptist Church. Meanwhile, Cabinet also resolved to positively engage the National Legislature precisely on information-sharing about the administration's achievements and the execution of major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Wrong Target'New Republic's Jackson C. Clay, Jr reports on his latest onslaught against the
'Wrong Target'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
New Republic's Jackson C. Clay, Jr reports on his latest onslaught against the government. The turbulence that engulfs the national legislature, particularly the House of Representatives which is a by-product of the Global Witness bribery... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Things Falling Apart - Lower House Division Spells Trouble for LiberiaDOES NOT BODE well for a post-war nation on the mends and preparing for a cruci
Things Falling Apart - Lower House Division Spells Trouble for Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
DOES NOT BODE well for a post-war nation on the mends and preparing for a crucial election when the lower house of the national legislature is divided over a matter of recusal and removal of the speaker. IT ALSO DOES not bode well when the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Mourns Former Senator of River Gee County, LMC Founderalways remember him", said Senator Jay. The late Williams served his County as
Liberia Mourns Former Senator of River Gee County, LMC Founder
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
always remember him", said Senator Jay. The late Williams served his County as one of their first two Senators in the 52nd National legislature but lost to Conmany Wesseh during the 2014 special Senatorial elections. The former River Gee Senator... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Cabinet Initiates Steps to Salvage A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicineof the dormitories at the Medical School for quick impact intervention. Cabine
Liberia's Cabinet Initiates Steps to Salvage A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
of the dormitories at the Medical School for quick impact intervention. Cabinet also resolved to positively engage the National Legislature precisely on information-sharing about the administration's achievements and the execution of major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amid Reports of Manipulation, Dormant Entity Gets Over U.S.$1 Million in 2016/2017 Budgetlot of money", the source added. Reports of budget manipulation have increased
Amid Reports of Manipulation, Dormant Entity Gets Over U.S.$1 Million in 2016/2017 Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
lot of money", the source added. Reports of budget manipulation have increased during the current draft budget before the National Legislature with reports that the President has recalled the budget to make some changes. The news surfaced after... Read more
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The Hindu
Should MPs decide their own salaries?standards, the remuneration of a member of Indian Parliament is not very high c
Should MPs decide their own salaries?
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
standards, the remuneration of a member of Indian Parliament is not very high compared to what is paid to a member of the national legislature in countries like the U.S. and the U.K. even going by purchasing power or similar indices. But what... Read more
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Rappler
Marcos is dead, long live Marcosin Ilocos. Bongbong and Imee quickly retrieved their provincial base of power a
Marcos is dead, long live Marcos
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
in Ilocos. Bongbong and Imee quickly retrieved their provincial base of power and utilized it to secure a foothold in the national legislature. Irene, the quiet one, continues to be a patron of the arts, radiating an innocence and intelligence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LEC Averts Imminent Dangerhas failed and we are now using a generator," he said. It may be recalled that
LEC Averts Imminent Danger
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
has failed and we are now using a generator," he said. It may be recalled that during their recent appearance before the National Legislature, the leadership of the LEC named power theft as one of the major hindrances they face, with a monthly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
With 2017 Elections Looming - Budget Manipulation Probe - Major Neccessity for Liberiathe vetoing of the specific unauthorized appropriation, which runs contrary to
With 2017 Elections Looming - Budget Manipulation Probe - Major Neccessity for Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
the vetoing of the specific unauthorized appropriation, which runs contrary to the draft budget originally submitted to the National Legislature. THE DRAFT NATIONAL Budget for 2016/2017 of US$555.9 million, comprises US$495.5 million for Core... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ifad President Pledges More Support to Liberia's Agriculture SectorBoima Kamara, Public Works Minister Gyude Moore and Central Bank Governor Milto
Ifad President Pledges More Support to Liberia's Agriculture Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Boima Kamara, Public Works Minister Gyude Moore and Central Bank Governor Milton Weeks as well as some members of the National Legislature. Dr. Nwanze was accompanied by Agriculture Minister, Dr. Moses Zinnah and Ndaya Beltchika, IFAD Country... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Several Ministries Stay Away From Budget Hearing Without Excuseaction awaits any line Minister who engages in budget manipulation process whil
Several Ministries Stay Away From Budget Hearing Without Excuse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
action awaits any line Minister who engages in budget manipulation process while being subject to the vetoing of the specific unauthorized appropriation, which runs contrary to the draft budget originally submitted to the National L... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberian President Set to Recall Budget Amid Manipulation Fearsthe vetoing of the specific unauthorized appropriation, which runs contrary to
Liberian President Set to Recall Budget Amid Manipulation Fears
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
the vetoing of the specific unauthorized appropriation, which runs contrary to the draft budget originally submitted to the National Legislature. It is unclear whether the resignation of Mr. Kollie and Mr. Sanoe are related to that action. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anatomy of Sleazeis better than the old? An old war horse, former President Olusegun Obasanjo,
Anatomy of Sleaze
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
is better than the old? An old war horse, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who had always been of the view that the national legislature had more than its fair share of misfits, congratulated himself when the revelations became public. He... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Theatre of the Absurd: Van Rooyen orders political parties to deliver services – or elseparliamentary leadership positions. This is a sore point often raised in the te
Theatre of the Absurd: Van Rooyen orders political parties to deliver services – or else
Daily Maverick / Posted 17 days ago
parliamentary leadership positions. This is a sore point often raised in the terse and tense political contestation in the national legislature. Previously, there have always been at least one opposition house chairs. There could be further... Read more
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DW
Sao Tome elects new president after incumbent boycotts poll |is supported by Prime Minister Patrice Trovoada, whose Independent Democratic A
Sao Tome elects new president after incumbent boycotts poll |
DW / Posted 17 days ago
is supported by Prime Minister Patrice Trovoada, whose Independent Democratic Action (ADI) party holds a majority in the national legislature. Executive power is shared between the president and the prime minister. In the first round of voting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Fate of the Transitional Processaddition to the immediate need to mendthe rift between the two conflicting part
The Fate of the Transitional Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
addition to the immediate need to mendthe rift between the two conflicting parties on the election of a Speaker of the national legislature, needs to be addressed so as to legislate for the establishment of a Hybrid Court. Another important... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CSOs Soliciting 2,000 Signatures for Land Rights Billgrouping of civil society organizations is soliciting over 2,000 signatures fro
CSOs Soliciting 2,000 Signatures for Land Rights Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
grouping of civil society organizations is soliciting over 2,000 signatures from citizens of Nimba County to submit to the National Legislature in support of the passage of the Draft Land Rights Act into law. An official of the Civil Society... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Transit Authority Abandons Newly Built Buchanan Bus Stationthink something needs to be done," suggested Flomo. The National Transit Autho
National Transit Authority Abandons Newly Built Buchanan Bus Station
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
think something needs to be done," suggested Flomo. The National Transit Authority (NTA) was established by an Act of the National Legislature on the March 24, 2009 with a mandated to establish and implement an effective and efficient systematic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Big Issues That Should Decide Liberia's 2017 Presidential Racefor some time with opposing views from both sides of the aisle. Despite suppor
The Big Issues That Should Decide Liberia's 2017 Presidential Race
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
for some time with opposing views from both sides of the aisle. Despite support from President Sirleaf, lawmakers in the national legislature have been split on the issue despite repeated appeals from the President, urging them to grant persons... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Long-Absent Reps to Be Punishedwith plenary." Nimba County lawmaker Younquoi argued that Article 38 of the Co
Long-Absent Reps to Be Punished
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
with plenary." Nimba County lawmaker Younquoi argued that Article 38 of the Constitution empowers each House of the National Legislature to adopt its own rules of procedure and enforce same, which is aimed to ensure stability, decorum,... Read more
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