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Overly Crowded Monrovia Central Prison Unable to Accept More Detainees

  Monrovia - in Liberia, suspected criminals could languish in overcrowded prisons for years without trial. A special court inside the prison walls is giving hundreds of pre-trial detainee’s access to lawyers.
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Overly Crowded Monrovia Central Prison Unable to Accept More Detainees

  Monrovia - in Liberia, suspected criminals could languish in overcrowded prisons for years without trial. A special court inside the prison walls is giving hundreds of pre-trial detainee’s access to lawyers.

Traditional Leaders Want House Version of Land Rights Act Rejected by Senate

Monrovia – Traditional chiefs from several towns and villages across the country have threatened to canvass against the re-election of members of the Senate, if they concur with the House of Representatives to pass the version of the Land Rights Act (LRA),
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Traditional Leaders Want House Version of Land Rights Act Rejected by Senate

Monrovia – Traditional chiefs from several towns and villages across the country have threatened to canvass against the re-election of members of the Senate, if they concur with the House of Representatives to pass the version of the Land Rights Act (LRA), recently passed by the lower house.

FLOW, Partners Create Awareness in Observance of 16 Days of Activism

Monrovia - As part of efforts in observance of the 16 days of Activism Funding Leadership Opportunities for Women (FLOW) through it implementing partners Youth Coalition for Education in Liberia YOCEL, Foundation for Community Initiative FCI, Women NGO Secret
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FLOW, Partners Create Awareness in Observance of 16 Days of Activism

Monrovia - As part of efforts in observance of the 16 days of Activism Funding Leadership Opportunities for Women (FLOW) through it implementing partners Youth Coalition for Education in Liberia YOCEL, Foundation for Community Initiative FCI, Women NGO Secretariat WONGOSOL, National Institute for Public Opinion NIPO and Organization for Women and Children (ORWOCH) on Friday December 8, 2017 held an awareness campaign.

Liberia’s Foreign Minister Calls For Free, Open, Cyberspace in China

Monrovia – Liberia has joined other nations in calling for a free, open and safe cyberspace that will allow digital trade and other activities which enhances sustainable economic development and growth.
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Liberia’s Foreign Minister Calls For Free, Open, Cyberspace in China

Monrovia – Liberia has joined other nations in calling for a free, open and safe cyberspace that will allow digital trade and other activities which enhances sustainable economic development and growth.

UN Women Urges Stronger Commitment to Curb Violence Against Women

Monrovia - The Country Representative of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Mrs. Marie Goreth Nizigama has called on all stakeholders to take a united action in the relentless fight to end violence against wo
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UN Women Urges Stronger Commitment to Curb Violence Against Women

Monrovia - The Country Representative of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Mrs. Marie Goreth Nizigama has called on all stakeholders to take a united action in the relentless fight to end violence against women in schools, educational institutions and all places. 

UN Women Urges Stronger Commitment to Curb Violence Against Women, Girls

Monrovia - The Country Representative of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Mrs. Marie Goreth Nizigama has called on all stakeholders to take a united action in the relentless fight to end violence against wo
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UN Women Urges Stronger Commitment to Curb Violence Against Women, Girls

Monrovia - The Country Representative of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Mrs. Marie Goreth Nizigama has called on all stakeholders to take a united action in the relentless fight to end violence against women in schools, educational institutions and all places. 

Gender Minister Advises Female Zoes on Early Marriage Dangers

Brewerville - As part of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Julia Duncan-Cassell, has urged traditional female zoes not to encourage early child marriage.
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Gender Minister Advises Female Zoes on Early Marriage Dangers

Brewerville - As part of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Julia Duncan-Cassell, has urged traditional female zoes not to encourage early child marriage.

Convicted Arms, Timber Trafficker Guus Kouwenhoven Arrested For Role in Liberia’s Civil War

Monrovia – Notorious timber trader and gunrunner Guus Kouwenhoven has been arrested in South Africa. He was arrested on Friday, 8 December 2017.
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Convicted Arms, Timber Trafficker Guus Kouwenhoven Arrested For Role in Liberia’s Civil War

Monrovia – Notorious timber trader and gunrunner Guus Kouwenhoven has been arrested in South Africa. He was arrested on Friday, 8 December 2017.

Convicted Arms and Conflict Timber Trafficker Guus Kouwenhoven Arrested for Role in Liberia’s Civil War

Monrovia – Notorious timber trader and gunrunner Guus Kouwenhoven has been arrested in South Africa. He was arrested on Friday, 8 December 2017.
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Convicted Arms and Conflict Timber Trafficker Guus Kouwenhoven Arrested for Role in Liberia’s Civil War

Monrovia – Notorious timber trader and gunrunner Guus Kouwenhoven has been arrested in South Africa. He was arrested on Friday, 8 December 2017.

The Burst of Women Leadership in Africa Cannot be Stopped - Says President Sirleaf

Washington D.C., USA - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says that the burst of women leadership in Africa cannot be stopped, and she called upon women to work towards the fulfillment of whatever goals they set for themselves.
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The Burst of Women Leadership in Africa Cannot be Stopped - Says President Sirleaf

Washington D.C., USA - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says that the burst of women leadership in Africa cannot be stopped, and she called upon women to work towards the fulfillment of whatever goals they set for themselves.

Tutor Service Tailored for Students Experiencing Difficulties in Particular Subjects

Monrovia – A new online platform aimed at enhancing Liberia’s education system and empowering young people through the provision of employment opportunities has been launched in Monrovia.
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Tutor Service Tailored for Students Experiencing Difficulties in Particular Subjects

Monrovia – A new online platform aimed at enhancing Liberia’s education system and empowering young people through the provision of employment opportunities has been launched in Monrovia.

JIC Holds 2nd Technical Meeting on Gaps Mitigation Strategies in Forestry Sector

Monrovia – The Joint Implementation Committee (JIC), a technical support group established by the government of Liberia and European (EU) to monitor and supervise the activities of the Liberian forest sector on Monday, December 4, 2017 held its 2nd technica
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JIC Holds 2nd Technical Meeting on Gaps Mitigation Strategies in Forestry Sector

Monrovia – The Joint Implementation Committee (JIC), a technical support group established by the government of Liberia and European (EU) to monitor and supervise the activities of the Liberian forest sector on Monday, December 4, 2017 held its 2nd technical meeting to address crucial forest related matters including gaps mitigation strategies.

Conflict Mitigation and Management Program Launched in Nimba County

Monrovia - Catholic Relief Services and its partners the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) and the Mano River Women’s Peace Network (MARWOPNET) formally launched Connect for Peace (C4P) project on December 6, 2017 in Sanniquellie City, Nimba Count
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Conflict Mitigation and Management Program Launched in Nimba County

Monrovia - Catholic Relief Services and its partners the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) and the Mano River Women’s Peace Network (MARWOPNET) formally launched Connect for Peace (C4P) project on December 6, 2017 in Sanniquellie City, Nimba County.

No Rerun: Supreme Court Cites Insufficient Evidence, Consequences

Monrovia – The Supreme Court of Liberia says it cannot and should not be expected to rule for a rerun of the entire October 10 elections, taking into consideration insufficient evidence to prove wide spread fraud and the consequence such decision could hav
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No Rerun: Supreme Court Cites Insufficient Evidence, Consequences

Monrovia – The Supreme Court of Liberia says it cannot and should not be expected to rule for a rerun of the entire October 10 elections, taking into consideration insufficient evidence to prove wide spread fraud and the consequence such decision could have on the country.

NEC Chairman Erred Through Utterances: Should Have Recused Himself From Appeal Hearing

Monrovia – The Supreme Court has opined that the Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) should have recused himself from the hearing of the Appeal filed by the Liberty and Unity Party having made utterances which were prejudicial to the case.
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NEC Chairman Erred Through Utterances: Should Have Recused Himself From Appeal Hearing

Monrovia – The Supreme Court has opined that the Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) should have recused himself from the hearing of the Appeal filed by the Liberty and Unity Party having made utterances which were prejudicial to the case.

Security Heightened As Liberians Await Ruling on Election Dispute Case

Monrovia – The Supreme Court of Liberia is heavily guarded by officers of the police as Justices prepare to hand down their opinion and final ruling into the Bill of Exception filed against the final ruling of the National Elections Commission.
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Security Heightened As Liberians Await Ruling on Election Dispute Case

Monrovia – The Supreme Court of Liberia is heavily guarded by officers of the police as Justices prepare to hand down their opinion and final ruling into the Bill of Exception filed against the final ruling of the National Elections Commission.

No Rerun; Supreme Court Cites Insufficient Evidence, Consequences

Monrovia – The Supreme Court of Liberia says it cannot and should not be expected to rule for a rerun of the entire October 10 elections, taking into consideration insufficient evidence to prove wide spread fraud and the consequence such decision could hav
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No Rerun; Supreme Court Cites Insufficient Evidence, Consequences

Monrovia – The Supreme Court of Liberia says it cannot and should not be expected to rule for a rerun of the entire October 10 elections, taking into consideration insufficient evidence to prove wide spread fraud and the consequence such decision could have on the country.

Elections Chairman Erred Through Utterances; Should Have Recused Himself from Appeal Hearing

Monrovia – The Supreme Court has opined that the Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) should have recused himself from the hearing of the Appeal filed by the Liberty and Unity Party having made utterances which were prejudicial to the case.
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Elections Chairman Erred Through Utterances; Should Have Recused Himself from Appeal Hearing

Monrovia – The Supreme Court has opined that the Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) should have recused himself from the hearing of the Appeal filed by the Liberty and Unity Party having made utterances which were prejudicial to the case.

Security Heightened As Liberians Await Supreme Court Ruling on Electoral Fraud Case

Monrovia – The Supreme Court of Liberia is heavily guarded by officers of the police as Justices prepare to hand down their opinion and final ruling into the Bill of Exception filed against the final ruling of the National Elections Commission.
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Security Heightened As Liberians Await Supreme Court Ruling on Electoral Fraud Case

Monrovia – The Supreme Court of Liberia is heavily guarded by officers of the police as Justices prepare to hand down their opinion and final ruling into the Bill of Exception filed against the final ruling of the National Elections Commission.

B.W. Harris Alumni-USA Donates Several Educational Materials

Monrovia – The Bravid Washington Harris Episcopal School Alumni Association United States of America (BWHESAA-USA), has given back to its alma mater with the donation of several technological and other educational materials and others to the school.
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B.W. Harris Alumni-USA Donates Several Educational Materials

Monrovia – The Bravid Washington Harris Episcopal School Alumni Association United States of America (BWHESAA-USA), has given back to its alma mater with the donation of several technological and other educational materials and others to the school.

LCL Concludes Conflict Resolution, Peace Building Media Engagement

Monrovia – The Lutheran Church in Liberia Trauma Healing and Reconciliation Program (LCL-THRP) has concluded a day interactive Pre-runoff Election Conflict Resolution and peace building media engagement workshop in the country.
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LCL Concludes Conflict Resolution, Peace Building Media Engagement

Monrovia – The Lutheran Church in Liberia Trauma Healing and Reconciliation Program (LCL-THRP) has concluded a day interactive Pre-runoff Election Conflict Resolution and peace building media engagement workshop in the country.

Liberian Red Cross Donates to Prisoners At Monrovia Central Prison

Monrovia – The Liberia National Red Cross (LNRC) has donated several assorted items to authorities of the Monrovia Central Prison (MCP).
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Liberian Red Cross Donates to Prisoners At Monrovia Central Prison

Monrovia – The Liberia National Red Cross (LNRC) has donated several assorted items to authorities of the Monrovia Central Prison (MCP).

New Movie Production ‘Ridiculous Memorandum’ Launched in Monrovia

Monrovia – For years, Gardea Mayon alias Canon D’Bosz, has been filming and producing the music of Gospel artists, but is now venturing in movie production.
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New Movie Production ‘Ridiculous Memorandum’ Launched in Monrovia

Monrovia – For years, Gardea Mayon alias Canon D’Bosz, has been filming and producing the music of Gospel artists, but is now venturing in movie production.

High School Debate Team Seeks Financial Aid For South African Trip

Monrovia – The Liberian delegation to partake in Orate Africa Championship Leg - I prestigious international High School Debate competition has alarmed budgetary constraints would likely prevent them from partaking in the debate if nobody comes to their aid
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High School Debate Team Seeks Financial Aid For South African Trip

Monrovia – The Liberian delegation to partake in Orate Africa Championship Leg - I prestigious international High School Debate competition has alarmed budgetary constraints would likely prevent them from partaking in the debate if nobody comes to their aid.

‘Block All Phone Calls’ – Supreme Court Chaplain Prays

Monrovia –  A chaplain at the Supreme Court has prayed that anyone using a phone to call any of the Justices in order to interfere with the opinion of the court on the elections case, those numbers should be blocked.
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‘Block All Phone Calls’ – Supreme Court Chaplain Prays

Monrovia –  A chaplain at the Supreme Court has prayed that anyone using a phone to call any of the Justices in order to interfere with the opinion of the court on the elections case, those numbers should be blocked.

High School Debate Team Seeks Financial Aid For Make South Africa Trip

Monrovia – The Liberian delegation to partake in Orate Africa Championship Leg - I prestigious international High School Debate competition has alarmed budgetary constraints would likely prevent them from partaking in the debate if nobody comes to their aid
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High School Debate Team Seeks Financial Aid For Make South Africa Trip

Monrovia – The Liberian delegation to partake in Orate Africa Championship Leg - I prestigious international High School Debate competition has alarmed budgetary constraints would likely prevent them from partaking in the debate if nobody comes to their aid.

Ministries of Public Works and Finance Seek Lawmakers Intervention in US$30M Blocking

Monrovia – The Ministries of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) and Public Works (MPW) are requesting the Legislature to undo what they (MFDP, MPW) failed to do procedurally correct when they levied a charge of US$0.25 on every gallon of petroleum prod
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Ministries of Public Works and Finance Seek Lawmakers Intervention in US$30M Blocking

Monrovia – The Ministries of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) and Public Works (MPW) are requesting the Legislature to undo what they (MFDP, MPW) failed to do procedurally correct when they levied a charge of US$0.25 on every gallon of petroleum products brought into the country.

LIHL Keen on Enforcement of International Humanitarian Treaties

Monrovia – The Liberia International Humanitarian Law Committee, (LIHL) says, it is keen on the enforcement of international humanitarian treaties but wants these laws domesticated in the country.
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LIHL Keen on Enforcement of International Humanitarian Treaties

Monrovia – The Liberia International Humanitarian Law Committee, (LIHL) says, it is keen on the enforcement of international humanitarian treaties but wants these laws domesticated in the country.

AFCONS Launches Meal Program for Public School Kids in Grand Bassa

Monrovia – For them, it is part of their social corporate responsibility, but for the kids and their parents who can only afford daily meal once a day, it is a gift from the heart.
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AFCONS Launches Meal Program for Public School Kids in Grand Bassa

Monrovia – For them, it is part of their social corporate responsibility, but for the kids and their parents who can only afford daily meal once a day, it is a gift from the heart.

Liberia’s ECOWAS Parliamentarians Highlight Progress in Country Report

Abuja, Nigeria – Liberian legislators at the ECOWAS Parliament have represented their Country Report, bordering on progress and challenges the country has faced since its last report in May of this year.
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Liberia’s ECOWAS Parliamentarians Highlight Progress in Country Report

Abuja, Nigeria – Liberian legislators at the ECOWAS Parliament have represented their Country Report, bordering on progress and challenges the country has faced since its last report in May of this year.

UL 98th Commencement Speaker Frowns on Bad Governance

Fendall – University of Liberia’s 98th Commencement Speaker, Dr. Thomas Jaye, has named bad governance, corruption, greed and external interference as vices that have undermined Africa’s transition from colonialism to democratic governance and developme
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UL 98th Commencement Speaker Frowns on Bad Governance

Fendall – University of Liberia’s 98th Commencement Speaker, Dr. Thomas Jaye, has named bad governance, corruption, greed and external interference as vices that have undermined Africa’s transition from colonialism to democratic governance and development.

Liberians Call on Libyan Ambassador to Help Repatriate Liberians From Libya

Monrovia - The Libyan Ambassador to Liberia, Mr. Mohamed Omar Mohamed Talbi, is calling on Africans, including their leaders, to jointly tackle the migrant crises in his country and on the continent.
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Liberians Call on Libyan Ambassador to Help Repatriate Liberians From Libya

Monrovia - The Libyan Ambassador to Liberia, Mr. Mohamed Omar Mohamed Talbi, is calling on Africans, including their leaders, to jointly tackle the migrant crises in his country and on the continent.

Nigerian-Liberian Nabbed For Smuggling, Money Laundering

Monrovia – A naturalized Liberian of Nigerian origin, Alexander Success Ojogwu, has been apprehended in Monrovia for smuggling, money laundering and tax evasion by the Liberia National Police in collaboration with Professional Ethics Division (PED) of the L
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Nigerian-Liberian Nabbed For Smuggling, Money Laundering

Monrovia – A naturalized Liberian of Nigerian origin, Alexander Success Ojogwu, has been apprehended in Monrovia for smuggling, money laundering and tax evasion by the Liberia National Police in collaboration with Professional Ethics Division (PED) of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA).