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Yonhap News Agency
Supreme Court rules in favor of Liberian girl seeking asylum for fear of circumcisionSEOUL, Dec. 17 (Yonhap) -- The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a 15-year-ol
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 12 hours ago
SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Yonhap) -- The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a 15-year-old girl from Liberia seeking asylum for fear of facing circumcision if sent back to her homeland, saying the practice amounts to an act of persecution. The girl, whose... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Ebola victims sue Sierra Leone government over mismanaged fundsthan 11,300 people died during the worst outbreak of the highly contagious dise
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 hours ago
than 11,300 people died during the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease, which mainly affected Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone from 2013 to 2016. FILE: Volunteer medics preparing to start their work on the Ebola outbreak in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Praises Level of Transformation At University of LiberiaPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has praised the level of transformation at the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has praised the level of transformation at the State-run University of Liberia. She said she remains proud of the institution even after her administration particularly the general stability, remarkable improvement and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Jacques Kelly: Upgrades underway in the community where Henrietta Lacks livedMorgan State University. Booker T. Washington recommended Lyon to President Th
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
Morgan State University. Booker T. Washington recommended Lyon to President Theodore Roosevelt, who named him consul to Liberia in 1903. He held the post until 1910 and later was pastor of the Ames Memorial Church. When Lyon died in 1938, some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UL Mass Communication Department - the Impact It Makes in Academiacapable learning institutions are to teach the right lessons that will equip st
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
capable learning institutions are to teach the right lessons that will equip students to perform better. In post-conflict Liberia where everything is done under the principle of "As usual," no serious student with the desire to learn properly can... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Stop Hating On Ed Sheeran's Fundraising Ad, Say Criticsloser) for worst charity ad was a 5-minute spot for Comic Relief, in which pop
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
loser) for worst charity ad was a 5-minute spot for Comic Relief, in which pop star Ed Sheeran visits orphans in a slum in Liberia, talks to one homeless boy and asks viewers to help the children. Radi-Aid didn't like the fact that the spot... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Stop Hating On Ed Sheeran's Fundraising Ad, Say Criticsloser) for worst charity ad was a 5-minute spot for Comic Relief, in which pop
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
loser) for worst charity ad was a 5-minute spot for Comic Relief, in which pop star Ed Sheeran visits orphans in a slum in Liberia, talks to one homeless boy and asks viewers to help the children. Radi-Aid didn't like the fact that the spot... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women Group Protests At NECon 9th Street, Sinkor. Speaking at the NEC Headquarters, the group's coordinat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
on 9th Street, Sinkor. Speaking at the NEC Headquarters, the group's coordinator Madam Miatta Fahnbulleh said the women of Liberia are represented by diverse groups across party, religion and political affiliation, being concerned about the peace... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unity Party, a Campaign in Crisis?she is perhaps the most honored and garlanded leader in Africa, with a Rolodex
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
she is perhaps the most honored and garlanded leader in Africa, with a Rolodex of global contacts that any incoming Liberian leader would salivate over. The Unity Party is the only party in Africa that can claim a Nobel Laureate as the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Assigns U,S. $10m Debt Case Against Government of LiberiaJustice has assigned the US$10.7 million debt case involving Lebanese businessm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Justice has assigned the US$10.7 million debt case involving Lebanese businessman George Haddad against the Government of Liberia for Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the hour of 10:00 am. In the wake of the court's notice of assignment, parties to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Research Important for Sustainable Development - World Bank Liberia Country ManagerFendell — The World Bank Liberia Country Manager, Larisa Leshchenko says resear
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Fendell — The World Bank Liberia Country Manager, Larisa Leshchenko says research and development have become the most enduring and effective means of boosting sustainable economic development and re-enforcing competitiveness in the face of rapid... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'WTO a Model for Negotiation, Development, Partnership'The Minister of Commerce and Industry (MOCI), Axel M. Addy, says Liberia's acce
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Minister of Commerce and Industry (MOCI), Axel M. Addy, says Liberia's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) is a model for negotiation, development and partnership. Minister Addy made the statement on Tuesday at the kickoff of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberty Party Split?even disagree in our various parties," chairman Sanvee said. According to him,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
even disagree in our various parties," chairman Sanvee said. According to him, they decided to endorse the CDC because the Liberian people have spoken, calling on Sen. Weah to be grateful and humble. "Our message to you is do not let your people... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo's Timely, Urgent Adviceof Ghana has declared that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of Ghana has declared that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) "cannot afford another crisis in Liberia." In a frank and forthright Keynote Address to the University of Liberia's 98th Commencement Convocation on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Defense Official Asks Ecowas to Back Electionmembers of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to continue i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to continue its support towards the electoral process in Liberia. According to a release from the Liberian Embassy in Abuja, the Liberian Deputy Defense Minister made the assertion... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Term Mission to Save Liberia - Boakai's Full SpeechJoseph Boakai told the nation Thursday in a radio broadcast that his candidatur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Joseph Boakai told the nation Thursday in a radio broadcast that his candidature is a mission to secure victory for every Liberian and save the country. He urged Liberians to soberly reflect on the future of the country as the prepare to elect a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GOL Using Delay Tactic in U.S.$10.7m CaseThe Government of Liberia has implored another delay tactic in the US$10.7 m de
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Government of Liberia has implored another delay tactic in the US$10.7 m debt action filed against it by requesting the Commercial Court to adjourn the case for two weeks on ground that it wants to have consultation with the complainant to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senator Prince Johnson Calls for Democratic Coup d'État to Unseat Up Governmentranks with CDC for the runoff election. Senator Johnson, famous for his role a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
ranks with CDC for the runoff election. Senator Johnson, famous for his role and erratic behavior as a rebel leader in the Liberian civil crisis, call for a political coup d'état could be a call for attention. On Thursday, December 14, selected... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Liberty Party Dumps Boakai'among others, have backed the candidacy of Ambassador Weah. Speaking on behalf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
among others, have backed the candidacy of Ambassador Weah. Speaking on behalf of Liberty Party, Chairman Sanvee said Liberia is at a cross-road; as such, it is important to support a candidate who has the vision to deliver the country. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SUP Cautions NEC to Adhere to Supreme Court Mandate— The Students Unification Party (SUP), the oldest student-based political move
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
— The Students Unification Party (SUP), the oldest student-based political movement at the State-run University of Liberia (UL), has welcomed last week ruling by the Supreme Court and at same time cautioned the National Election Commission... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Defense Authorities Plead With EcowasThe Deputy Minister of Defense for Operations of Liberia, Honorable Jerome Larb
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Deputy Minister of Defense for Operations of Liberia, Honorable Jerome Larbelle, has urged the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to continue its support towards the electoral process in Liberia. According to a release from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Providence' - a Movie About Liberia PremieresMonrovia — Dr. Clarice Ford-Kulah, a Liberian film producer, said the movie 'Pr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Monrovia — Dr. Clarice Ford-Kulah, a Liberian film producer, said the movie 'Providence, is a love story that unveils the Liberian culture and will attract tourist to the country. The movie, which will be premiered today, tells the story of two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boakai Commits to One-Term Presidencythe campaign unfolds over the next several days, the critical question that sta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the campaign unfolds over the next several days, the critical question that stares us in the face is, 'what kind of Liberia do we want for our people.' "Let us ask the critical question, who can best work with them to better deliver a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Party Asks Court to Stop Election RunMonrovia — The ruling Unity Party (UP) has called on the Supreme Court of Liber
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Monrovia — The ruling Unity Party (UP) has called on the Supreme Court of Liberia to issue an immediate stay order on the December 28 presidential runoff based on a 25-count Bill of Information the party has filed with the highest court. UP in their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amara Silent - On Email Linking President's Son to Buying Extra Ballot Papersand magistrates, the Unity Party said, prompting the President to dismiss the a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and magistrates, the Unity Party said, prompting the President to dismiss the allegation. Although the Supreme Court of Liberia has ruled that evidence presented by contesting political parties lacks sufficient basis for annulling the elections,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GOL Risks Default Judgment in Us$10.7m CaseThe Commercial Court at the Temple of Justice says it may render default judgme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Commercial Court at the Temple of Justice says it may render default judgment against the Government of Liberia if it fails to show up in court for trial in a US$10.7million debt action filed by Prestige and Alliance Motors Corporation. Chief... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rights Commission Warns States Security OfficersNational Commission on Human Rights (INCHR,) Rev. Bartholomew Colley has warned
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR,) Rev. Bartholomew Colley has warned against violation of civilians rights in Liberia, and threatened to go after State security actors who are in the constant habit of using State's uniform to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Criminal Lawyer Jason Doe Solves - the Case of the Blurred Visionman did to her." Judge Theresa Kollie looked at the prosecutor, with a grin.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
man did to her." Judge Theresa Kollie looked at the prosecutor, with a grin. "The prosecutor should be aware that rape in Liberia is a serious crime and an accused is not bailable. The Court is interested in this issue and will allow the defense... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Some Liberty Party Top Brass Back Weahbelieves Weah's agenda is in the best interest of his district and offers the b
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
believes Weah's agenda is in the best interest of his district and offers the best hope for the people in the South-eastern Liberia, which is one of the most impoverished parts of the country. Quizzed by FrontPageAfrica on whether his move met the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Arona Jabang Confident of CAF Champions TriumphLeague preliminary round in 2015 before falling to Tunisian side, Entente Setif
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
League preliminary round in 2015 before falling to Tunisian side, Entente Setif. During his spell at Real de Banjul, the team also won the Gambia First Division League twice. Al-Hilal will travel to Liberia for the first leg on February 9-11, 2... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Warriors Coach Chidzambwa Confidentto take the team to the next Nations Cup finals to be hosted by Cameroon. Zimba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to take the team to the next Nations Cup finals to be hosted by Cameroon. Zimbabwe are in Group G which also includes Liberia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo Brazzaville. Two teams from each group will qualify for the expanded version... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'AWA Presence Indicates Confidence in Liberian Economy'The decision of the Africa World Airlines to expand its activities to Liberia i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The decision of the Africa World Airlines to expand its activities to Liberia is an indication of confidence in the Liberian economy, according to Wil Bako Freeman, managing director of the Liberia Airport Authority (LAA). Speaking at the official... Read more
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Boston Herald
Dustin Hoffman accused of exposing himself to a minor, assaulting two women (exclusive)was spending time with me and talking with me respectfully." Thomas' parents -
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
was spending time with me and talking with me respectfully." Thomas' parents -- her father was the U.N. ambassador from Liberia -- were supposed to pick her up at the restaurant. But, according to Thomas, Hoffman suggested that the three of them... Read more
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Variety
Dustin Hoffman Accused of Exposing Himself to a Minor, Assaulting Two Womenwas spending time with me and talking with me respectfully.” Thomas’ parents —
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
was spending time with me and talking with me respectfully.” Thomas’ parents — her father was the U.N. ambassador from Liberia — were supposed to pick her up at the restaurant. But, according to Thomas, Hoffman suggested that the three of them... Read more
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Goal.com
Who is Alphonso Davies? The MLS teen sensation invited for a trial by Man Utdperspective. He was born in a refugee camp in Ghana during a time of turmoil a
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
perspective. He was born in a refugee camp in Ghana during a time of turmoil and civil war in his parents’ home country of Liberia. On top of the surrounding day-to-day danger, the camp consisted of dire conditions, where water and food were often... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Insurance Companies Risk ClosureThe Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), has set March 31st, 2018 as the deadline for
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), has set March 31st, 2018 as the deadline for all insurance companies to comply with the bank's new capital requirements for insurance companies operating in Liberia. The CBL said companies failing to meet the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecowas Cannot Afford Another Crisis in Liberia, Says Ghanaian Presidentsaid that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is not prepare
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
said that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is not prepared to intervene in another crisis in Liberia should there be one, urging Liberians to stay true to the tenets of democracy. Ghana is one of the well respected... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Veteran 'Mhofu' Named Substantive Warriors Coachtake their time to identify their man. Hopes that the man who opened the Natio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
take their time to identify their man. Hopes that the man who opened the Nations Cup campaign with a fine 3-0 triumph over Liberia -- Mapeza -- could return to take charge of the senior team faded when the FC Platinum coach led the miners to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Chairs 72nd UN General AssemblyUnder the chairmanship of Liberia's Deputy Permanent Representative to the Unit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Under the chairmanship of Liberia's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Israel Davies, the UN General Assembly has adopted two draft resolutions in support of improving universal health coverage. On Tuesday, December 12, 2017,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Healthcare for All Liberians a Necessity'The Executive Director of Public Health Initiative Liberia (PHIL), Joyce K. Jar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Executive Director of Public Health Initiative Liberia (PHIL), Joyce K. Jarwolo, has indicated that the government needs to craft health policies that will enable every Liberian to have access to affordable healthcare services in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberty Party Executive Backs CDCBrown said he appreciates Sen. Howard-Taylor's concern about women issues, gend
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Brown said he appreciates Sen. Howard-Taylor's concern about women issues, gender equity, and youth empowerment in Liberia. The Liberty Party official said Senator Taylor has played a pivotal role in revitalizing the country's educational... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Our Liberia Beyond 2017or retrogression. Peaceful election means the aftermath, that is, the acceptanc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
or retrogression. Peaceful election means the aftermath, that is, the acceptance of results by contenders and supporters. Liberia, in no doubt, is on the right trajectory to national prosperities and transformation but a hole of trust now lies in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Needs New Breed of Leaders, Says Ghana's PresidentVisiting Ghanaian President has said Africa needs a new breed of leaders who ar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Visiting Ghanaian President has said Africa needs a new breed of leaders who are willing to transform Liberia. President Nana Akufo-Addo indicated that Africa needs leaders who are committed to govern their people in accordance with the rule of law,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Smartphones Take Agricultural Data Collection to New LevelResearch Institute (CARI) in Suakoko District, Bong County. The 24 extension o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Research Institute (CARI) in Suakoko District, Bong County. The 24 extension officers, including six employees from the Liberia Institute for Geo-Information Services, were trained in the latest data collection technology. At the end of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mr. Weah, Convince Liberians About What You Are Capable of DoingSince the commencement of postwar electoral activities in Liberia, unsubstantia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Since the commencement of postwar electoral activities in Liberia, unsubstantiated claims by the Congress for Democratic Change/Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) about cheating have always been the constant recitation. In the 2005 runoff... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
Swartz Creek man assumes command of Alpena Combat training center | December 14, 2017his list of priorities is the continued growth of the Michigan National Guard’s
Swartz Creek View / Posted 3 days ago
his list of priorities is the continued growth of the Michigan National Guard’s State Partnership Programs with Latvia and Liberia. These type of partnerships make up a big part of Exercise Northern Strike – Alpena CRTC’s signature annual... Read more
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The Courier
Nativity scenes from around the world to go on display in Ballaratthat’s made out of potato crisp packets. “We have two totally different ones t
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
that’s made out of potato crisp packets. “We have two totally different ones that are called bullet nativities, one from Liberia and is AK-47 bullet shells. “The other one is actually a World War II lead cased bullet and it’s been recast as a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Do They (President Sirleaf, Big Business and the U.S.) Prefer a Corrupt President in Liberia?The debate about the decision taken by the Liberty Party, Unity Party and the A
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The debate about the decision taken by the Liberty Party, Unity Party and the All Liberian Party to legally challenge the results of the October 10 elections was indeed a healthy exercise that captured the nation's attention. Apparently the exercise... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Runoff December 26 - Liberia to Experience Politically Charged ChristmasParty obtained 446,716 votes, which comprised 28.8% of the votes in that electi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Party obtained 446,716 votes, which comprised 28.8% of the votes in that election. Christmas Day is heavily celebrated in Liberia as one of the biggest holidays in the country - coincidentally, the runoff falls just a day after Christmas Day,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EU Committed to Remain NeutralA voter casts his ballot in the first round. The European Union Election Obser
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A voter casts his ballot in the first round. The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) in Liberia says it remains committed to the confines of neutrality in the Liberian election as called for by the Declaration of Principles for... Read more
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