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-for failure to make 20% budgetary allotment for education, says YOCEL Liberia stands to lose a whopping US$20.3 million matching grant every year from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) grant, formerly the  Education for All Fast Track Initiative, because of the country's failure to allocate 20% of its budget to the educational sector. The Youth Coalition in Liberia (YOCEL), an implementing...
-Says President Weah treading on a dangerous path The Independent National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR) has urged the administration of President George Weah to rethink his decision to put an end to tenured positions at major anti-graft and revenue generating institutions as well as at the Commission itself -- warning that such a harsh and undemocratic move would come...
Authorities of the Ministry of National Defense (MoD) on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, clarified that a statement attributed to the Chief of Staff (CoS) of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL), Major/General Prince C. Johnson, III, as published in the Tuesday’s edition of the Daily Observer newspaper was taken out of context, "because he did not threaten 'politicians' in...
By Alonzo N. Perry Residents of Gold Camp, Grand Cape Mount County in Gola Konneh District, late Monday afternoon were met with astonishing news of the death of a 28 year-old man, identified as (Daddy Boy), whose body was discovered in his room lying in blood with a deep wound in his left chest at about 5:p.m. According to residents in...
The Tarpeh, Nmah and Lopez Families have  announced with deepest regret the home going of Dr. Dominic N. Tarpeh, former Deputy Director of the Liberian Institute of Public Administration; former Vice President for Administration, University of Liberia; Former Senior Program Manager, Governance Commission; current Chairman of the Board, the University of Liberia. This sad event occurred on Wednesday, December 5,...
To ensure better protection of intellectual property (IP) and economic growth and competitiveness, as well as encourage innovation, the Liberia Intellectual Property Office (LIPO) is expected to launch the first web portal for online filing of IP registrations for all art related works in the country. The launch, which will take place on Friday, December 14, will allow businesses and...
The disabled community will this Christmas season have a reason to smile as Dr. Malachi Z. York Foundation in collaboration with LIFESPAN-Liberia has announced a package of white canes, cash and food items. Representatives from the ministries of Foreign Affairs and Information are expected to attend the donation ceremony, which will take place on Wednesday, December 19 at the campus...
-Grimes Law School Associate Dean suggests An Associate Dean at the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law at the University of Liberia (UL) said he believes that the idea behind the establishment of the War Crimes Court should be effectively communicated to not make it appear as witch-hunting. According to Cllr. Jarmal Dehtho, citizens need to understand that there should be...
Justice Minister Dean Discloses The Government of Liberia has renewed its unflinching commitment to protect the rights of every citizen and foreign resident within the territorial confines of the country, including women, children and the behaviorally and mentally challenged. Speaking at the occasion marking the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of human Rights and the International Human...
-As 3,500 youth to beneficiaries for special agricultural activities  By George Harris and David A. Yates As part of efforts to improve the economic status to contribute to food security in the rural parts of Liberia, the Youth Opportunities Project (YOP) recently made additional recruitment of 3,500 youths that are living at a very low-income level. The initiative is a continuation of...

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