Liberia

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[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has termed as 'clear stupidity' rumors that she has a hospital in South Africa.

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[NEWS] A claim by Henry Costa that his vehicle was attacked by fire arm has been disproved by forensic investigators of the Liberia National Police (LNP) and United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL).

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[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Institute for Research and Democratic Development (IREDD) has stated that it welcomes the urgency with which the National Elections Commission (NEC) has accorded the election dispute hearing processes. IREDD called on NEC to exercise impartiality, professionalism and urgency to bring the matter to a close.

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[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Amid the continuous political wrangling that followed the October 10, 2017 elections, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said her government has made significant progress and is ready to turn over to a new administration to continue with the gains made under her twelve-year leadership that will come to an end in January, 2018.

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[New Democrat] An ex-official of the National Elections Commission (NEC) who recently called for the resignation of the chairman for 'incompetence' has declared that the 2.1 million of the country's population registered by the commission does not represent the actual voters of the country.

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[New Dawn] The Cabinet has received updates on priority development projects across the country, while mandating with immediate effect, an end to further sale of government-owned scraped vehicles across various Ministries, Agencies and Commissions.

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[New Dawn] Three top corporate entities including GSM company Orange Liberia, cement company CEMENCO and state - owned National Port Authority (NPA) are among numerous institutions expected to sponsor an annual business conference organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

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[New Dawn] Youth in Technology and Arts Network (YOTAN) has launched a one year project in Lofa County, funded by National Endowment for Democracy (NED). The project is title "Fostering the involvement of citizens in governance reform in rural Liberia. The Founder and Executive Director of YOTAN Mr. Donnish Pewee says in a press statement issued Wednesday, 22 November that the project is built on four recommendations which were made by the Governance Commission (GC).

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[New Dawn] The Ministry of Transport with assistance from the Liberia National Police, European Union, German Cooperation and GIZ as well as sponsorship from Orange Money will hold a one-day road safety activity dubbed: "Safe Streets Festival" on Saturday, 25 November on Broad Street, Central Monrovia. According to a release from EU, the event is inspired by the European Mobility Week and takes place under the motto: "Road Safety Strengthens Economy".

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[New Dawn] Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) International Consultant and Project Manager Mr. Albert Pasawa says the organization has organized a five - day training for farmers at the UNMIL regional field office in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County.

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[New Dawn] Main opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) says those criticizing the American Government for calling for the holding of presidential run-off while alleged electoral frauds and irregularities are being investigated are "hypocritical critics."

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[Observer] In the aftermath of the ongoing legal brawl between the opposition Liberty Party (LP) and authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) following the conduct of the October 10 elections, two of the party's senior executives have resigned from their respective positions.

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[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says cannot wait to see the end of the current electoral impasse and to see the runoff held so she may retire. In a conversation with LBS director general Ledgerhood Rennie on the Bumper Show yesterday, President Sirleaf said she hope to retire honorably and be active in private life in the interest of Liberia and Africa.

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[Observer] The newly inducted officers of the United Workers Union of Liberia (UWUL) local office #12 have been warned against engaging in any acts of lawlessness in advocating for their members.

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[Observer] The West African sub-region was by no means a safe haven prior to December 1989 when an incursion that tore Liberia apart ended in 2003. Regional leaders, however, believe that what led to the crises in Liberia and other countries in the sub-region was largely the uncontrolled presence of small arms and light weapons (SALW).

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[Observer] "O, then, give pity to her, whose state is such that cannot choose but lend and give where she is sure to lose; that seeks not to find that her search implies, but riddle-like lives sweetly where she dies!

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[Observer] The Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Liberia Dr. Pa Lamin Beyai says the training of mass procurement staff in Liberia is critical to the Country's development.

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[Observer] Police Inspector General Gregory Coleman has warned Liberians who are constantly involved in broadcasting hate speech over electronic media, especially on social network sites, to immediately desist, or face the consequence.

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[NEWS] The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has distanced itself from a statement attributed to its Vice President, Mr. Octavian Williams.

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[NEWS] Liberia's Cultural Ambassador Juli Endee has expressed the need for peace to reign across the country.

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[NEWS] The Liberian Ambassador to Nigeria, Professor Al-Hassan Conteh has described the late Professor Yvonne Kandakai-Olukemi as a real Liberian patriot in the Diaspora.

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[NEWS] The Ministry of Transport with assistance from the Liberia National Police, European Union, German Cooperation and GIZ as well as sponsorship from Orange Money will hold a one-day road safety activity dubbed: "Safe Streets Festival" on Saturday, 25 November 2017 on Broad Street, Central Monrovia.