UN Hails Peacekeeping Mission As a 'Success'
[Deutsche Welle] At a ceremony to mark the end of the UN mission, Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed described the mission as a major milestone for both Liberia and the UN. The mission comes to an end after nearly 15 years.
UN Mission Will Leave Liberia With Great Potential for Lasting Stability, Democracy - UN Deputy Chief
[UN News] As part of her visit to Liberia Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, celebrated the successful closure of the UN mission there, which she said set the stage for sustained peace in the months and years ahead.
IMF Optimistic About Liberia's Economic Upturn
[Observer] The International Monetary Fund(IMF), at the end of its 2018 Article IV Consultation Mission to Liberia, has expressed optimism that the Liberian economy, following the devastating Ebola epidemic, a dramatic fall in export commodity prices, the withdrawal of the UN peacekeeping force, disruptions associated with the December 2017 elections and negative growth rates, all of which conspired to keep economic activity at low levels, will experience an upturn, according to the head of the IMF team, Mika Saito.
Ebola Survivors Cry for Better Health-Care
[New Dawn] The president of the Ebola Survivors Network in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone Mr. Patrick Farley says Ebola survivors in Liberia are crying for a better healthcare.
'CBL Will Stand for Women's Inclusion At All Levels of the Economy'
[Observer] Milton A. Weeks, Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has said the bank will continue to push for women's inclusion at all levels and sectors of the economy by ensuring female representation internally at the senior management level and up to CBL's Board.
Coast Guard Arrests 'Notorious' Toothfish Poacher, Minister Ziankahn Confirms
[Observer] The Liberian Coast Guard, though small in number, is trained to effectively arrest illegal vessels on Liberian territorial waters.
Mrs. Clar Weah - Welcome to Football
[Observer] CAF gives Mrs. Weah a challenging ambassador job which includes to prevail on her husband to support female soccer development.
Arcelormittal Liberia Under House Probe
[Observer] The Plenary of the House of Representatives has mandated the committees on Lands, Mines and Energy; the Judiciary, Investment, and Labor to investigate Arcelor Mittal Liberia Limited over allegations of disrespect to members of the 54th Legislature, allegedly bad social and environmental agreement and bad labor practices at the company's operation area.
House Extols UNMIL Ahead of March 31 Departure
[Observer] Ahead of the final departure of the United Nations Mission in Liberia on March 31, after 15 years in the country, the House of Representatives of the 54th Legislature, through a joint resolution has acknowledged UNMIL for its enormous contributions towards the country's peace and development.
LIPO Begins Nationwide Awareness On Intellectual Property
[Observer] The Liberia Intellectual Property Office (LIPO) has begun its first ever nationwide awareness aimed at helping copyright holders, the police, custom officers and the general public to understand the IP law.
Ameu to Expel 'Criminals' From Its System
[Observer] AMEU President, Dr. Joseph T. Isaac: "Be it the students who bypassed our official registration center or the employees who assisted them in the act, we will deal with them without any pity."
Weah Nominates Dismissed DEA Agent Deputy for Administration
[Observer] The Daily Observer yesterday learned that the individual President George Weah nominated as Deputy Director for Administration at the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) was among five officers the LDEA dismissed in 2015 for constant bribe-taking.
K3 Telecom Celebrates 1 Year in Liberia
[Observer] The K3 Telecom-Liberia yesterday celebrated its first year of successful operation and triple-play services in Monrovia on their own wireless broadband network to the amazement of the several invited guests.
UN Intervenes in Cross-Border Operation
[New Dawn] Three Liberian security institutions including the Police, Immigration and Drugs Enforcement Agency have received a UN donation of 30 motorbikes valued US$60,000 to improve cross - border security operations with neighboring Cote d'Ivoire.
Interactive Forum On New Nasscorp Act Begins Today
[Observer] A two-day interactive forum organized by authorities of the National Social Security and Welfare Corporation (NASSCORP) for employees of the private and public sectors opens today, March 21 at a resort in Monrovia, the entity press release has said.
Finance Ministry Rejects NEC U.S.$3.9 Million Request
[Observer] The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) has rejected the National Elections Commission's request for US$3.9 million, to conduct the Montserrado and Bong counties' Senatorial by-election.
Lawyers Frown At Chief Justice's Priority On Banks' Interest Cases
[Observer] Chief Justice Francis Saye Korkpor: "We have instructed the lower courts concerned to expedite those cases which have implications for our economy."
108 Nigerian Peace-Keeping Police Withdraw From Liberia
[Vanguard] The last batch of 108 Nigerian police officers has been withdrawn from the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) after five years of service.
House Passes Recast National Budget At U.S.$536m
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Plenary of the House of Representatives has passed into law the FY 2017/18 Recast Budget in the tone of US$536 million.
Liberia Association of Rice Importers Recommit to Price Reduction
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Association of Liberian Rice Importers (ALRI) has reiterated its commitment to the reduction of rice price on the Liberian market.