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2017-11-17 'We're Looking At Africa in 2050', Says Top Official
[Deutsche Welle] We need to create jobs, help facilitate trade and address the challenges of the Africa of the future, says Donald Yamamoto, who is in charge of African affairs at the US State Department.

2017-11-17 CDC Commends U.S. Embassy
[New Republic] The youth league of the main opposition political party, the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) is commending the United States Embassy near Monrovia for the issuance of statement expressing explicit confidence in the outcome of the October 10, 2017 presidential and legislative elections.

2017-11-17 LP's Legal Process Dishonest
[New Republic] Before Liberians queued on October 10 to exercise their franchise by voting candidates of their choice in an electoral process that had been condemned and disqualified in some quarters, opposition parties did not pay much heed, perhaps hoping to make use of a rather 'loosed' situation as the case has reportedly been in time past.

2017-11-17 UP Disagrees With U.S. Position On Run-Off Election
[Observer] The lawyer representing the ruling Unity Party (UP) has openly expressed concern over a statement the United States Government issued through its Embassy in Monrovia, urging authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) to proceed with the run-off elections, despite unresolved allegations of irregularities and fraud.

2017-11-17 Liberians Participate in First African Students Job Fair in China
[FrontPageAfrica] Beijing, China -Three Liberian graduate students studying in Beijing were party of over 500 African students who participating in the first job fair for African students.

2017-11-17 UNWTO Vows to Boost Liberia's Tourism Sector
[Observer] The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has expressed a firm commitment to boost Liberia's roadmap to enable the country become a prime tourist destination.

2017-11-17 Supreme Court Blasts NEC Over Delay Tactics
[New Democrat] The Supreme Court of Liberia has blasted the National Election Commission (NEC) for applying delay tactics in the administratively hearing of crucial elections matters brought before it mainly by the ruling Unity Party.

2017-11-17 Chief Justice Warns NEC to Speedily Forward Elections Cases Intended for High Court
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As complaints of electoral fraud and irregularities filed before the National Elections Commission (NEC) by the Liberty Party (LP) are being investigated, Chief Justice Francis Korkpor, Thursday, November 16, warned the elections body to speedily forward election cases intended for the high court to it for determination.

2017-11-17 Micat Boss On Designs to Delay Election
[New Dawn] Mr. Lewis Brown Liberia permanent Representative to the UN says there are growing concerns about the possible employment of designs to delay the timely conclusion of the 2017 Presidential Elections. Mr. Lewis Brown made the assertion in a statement released on 16 November in Monrovia. Mr. Brown says a delay in the conclusion of these elections within the timeframe envisaged by the Constitution has the unfortunate effect of spinning the nation out of constitutional orbit, and thereby ushering the country ou

2017-11-17 Wicked Plot
[New Dawn] Former opposition All Liberian Party (ALP) chairman Mr. Emmanuel Lomax is accusing two former National Elections Commission (NEC) chairpersons Cllr. James Fromoyan and Cllr. Frances Johnson - Allison of being allegedly wicked, saying they lack moral grounds to testify in the ongoing elections fraud and irregularities case at the NEC.

2017-11-17 UP Lawmaker Seeks Party Withdrawal
[New Dawn] A steward of ruling Unity Party (UP) and Nimba Representative Mr. Worlea Saywah Dunah is calling on the UP and its presidential candidate Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai to withdraw their application filed before the National Elections Commission (NEC).

2017-11-17 Former NEC Boss Denies Calling for Interim Government
[New Dawn] Former Chairperson of the National Elections Commission and former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia, Cllr. Francis Johnson Allison denies ever claims of calling for an interim government here.

2017-11-17 Govt Investigates Red Cross U.S.$2.7 Million Ebola Fund Scandal
[Observer] The International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) said US$5 million of aid money was lost to fraud and corruption during the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

2017-11-17 NEC Rejects 182 VR Cards As Evidence
[Observer] The chief hearing officer at the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Muana Sando Ville, yesterday denied the ruling Unity Party's request to mark into evidence 182 voter registration cards testified to by one of its witnesses.

2017-11-17 PSU Officer 'Pulls Gun' On Protesting UL Students
[Observer] An officer of the Police Special Unit (PSU) Wednesday pulled a gun at protesting students who demanded that he deleted pictures taken with his Samsung mobile phone.

2017-11-17 Chesson-Wureh Urges Respect for Constitution, Supreme Court
[Observer] The initiator of the Women's Situation Room, Cllr. Yvette Chesson-Wureh, says while the United States Embassy near Monrovia has said it has confidence in the integrity of the October 10 elections, it is important to note that the ongoing electoral crisis demands respect for the Constitution of Liberia and the Supreme Court regarding credible elections.

2017-11-17 Tipoteh Proven Right or Wrong?
[New Republic] Liberians are awaiting result from complaints against the October 10, 2017 election which according to some parties was marred by fraud and irregularities, somehow supporting similar position once held by some politicians before the poll.

2017-11-17 Liberia Celebrates World Prematurity Day
[NEWS] Liberia will today join other nations around the world to commemorate World Prematurity Day.

2017-11-17 Judge Decries 'Interview System' At Arthur Grimes Law School
[Observer] The Assigned Judge of the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Grand Bassa County on Monday took serious exception to the introduction of an interview system as part of the mandatory requirements for admission at the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law at the University of Liberia (UL).

2017-11-17 LRA, UNDP Commission Modern Baggage Scanners At RIA
[Observer] The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), with support of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), has commissioned two new baggage scanners at the Roberts International Airport (RIA).

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