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Friday, 04-24-15, 9:40NPA MD, Others Only Accused, Not Guilty,' - Says Gov't[LINA] The Government of Liberia has clarified that the suspension of the Managing Director of National Port Authority (NPA), Matilda Parker, and others by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf does not in any way suggest that they are guilty of committing any crime. read more...
Friday, 04-24-15, 9:27Over U.S.$104.8 Million Needed for UNMIL Drawdown[Observer] The Senate Committee on Defense, Security, Intelligence & Veterans Affairs, has reported to Senate plenary that the proposed UNMIL drawdown plan developed by the Government of Liberia and UNMIL covering the three fiscal periods of 2015-2018 will cost US$104,848,878.45, an amount which it concedes the government cannot handle alone. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 15:15Samukai Calls for Non-Lethal Support for Liberia's Security[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia's Defense Minister Brownie J. Samukai, Jr, has called on the European Union (EU) for non-lethal support to Liberia's security sector as UNMIL effects its draw down plan. The Minister says it is indispensible for the EU to lend logistical support as Liberia's security sector prepares to play its constitutional role in protecting the strategic depth of the country. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 15:14Liberian Police Arrest 30 Motorcyclists - Forwarded to Court[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -At least 30 motorcyclists have been arrested, charged and forwarded to court for prosecution on criminal charges. They were arrested following their alleged involvement in the April 16, 2015 violence in Paynesville after the death of the colleague Alfred Tarnue who was allegedly killed by a Police officer. According to the Liberia National Police Charge sheet they have completed an investigation on the motorcyclists that led to the burning down of a Police station, and vandalizing of five others. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 11:46Challenges for Media Development in Liberia[SciDev.Net] Ken Harper, director of the Newhouse Center for Global Engagement at Syracuse University in the United States, has spent seven years working on media development in Liberia. read more...
Thursday, 04-23-15, 10:23Minister Samukai Calls for Non-Lethal Support to Liberia's Security Sector[Heritage] Liberia's Defense Minister Brownie J. Samukai, Jr, has called on the European Union (EU) for non-lethal support to Liberia's security sector as UNMIL effects its draw down plan. read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 15:42Liberians Remain 'Safe and Secure'[NEWS] In the wake of the evolving Xenophobic attacks against Africans in South Africa, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has been assured by its Ambassador accredited near Pretoria in South Africa and the South African Ambassador accredited near Monrovia that Liberians living in that country are safe and secure. read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 9:40University Places 10,000 Students On Probation[Observer] To streamline its academic activities in order to produce higher calibre graduates, authorities at the University of Liberia (UL) have with immediate effect, notified more than 10,000 undergraduate students that they have been placed on probation due to their "poor academic performance," a UL Relations official has confirmed. read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 9:37'Wrong Precedent'[Observer] Sen. Varney Sherman Dissents Supreme Court's Preventing an Elected Official from Taking Seat before the Matter is Decided read more...
Tuesday, 04-21-15, 10:32Speaker Tyler Wants Liberia Remain Secular State[LINA] House Speaker Alex J. Tyler has reiterated his call for Liberia to remain a secular state, and cautioned against any legislation to transform Liberia into a Christian nation. read more...

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