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Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

 

Two Women Booked With Drugs At RIA

The Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) has arrested two Liberian females for being in possession of heroin valued at US$480,000 at the Roberts International Airport (RIA). According to the Human Resource Director at LDEA, Madam Narol Johnson, suspects Cecelia P. Toby and Florence G. Washington were arrested on February 21,Read More


AME Zion Academy Principal Yearns For Help

The Principal of the AME Zion Academy, Rev. Samuel Richardson has sent out an SOS call to authorities as well as former students including goodwill organizations in the country to come to the aid of the institution. Rev. Richardson emphasized that the call is important and needs to claim theRead More


Botswana Urges Congo’s Kabila to Step Down

JOHANNESBURG —  The southern African nation of Botswana has taken the unusual step of directly criticizing Congolese President Joseph Kabila, saying his refusal to hold long overdue elections is driving deadly violence and a growing humanitarian emergency in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Botswana’s Foreign Ministry declined VOA’s request toRead More


Conte Tipped To Be Italy Coach

  Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is the “best” option to be the next Italy manager, says the Italian Football Federation’s Alessandro Costacurta. Conte coached the Azzurri from 2014-2016 before moving to Stamford Bridge, where he won the Premier League in his first season in charge. Italy sacked coach Giampiero VenturaRead More


Nigeria Gripped by Massive Lassa Fever Outbreak

GENEVA —  The World Health Organization (WHO) reports it is teaming up with national and international health agencies to tackle what appears to be the largest outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria. The Latest figures show 1,081 suspected cases of the disease, including 90 deaths. The WHO reports 317 ofRead More


Child Labor Blamed On Weak Enforcement

The Deputy Labor Minister for Planning and Manpower Development, Atty. Phil T. Dixon has blamed the increase of child labor practices in the country on the weak system of the enforcement of local laws. He said though there cannot be 100% monitoring of child labor activities in the country andRead More


New Justice Minister Kicks Against Compromise

Justice Minister Musa Dean has challenged Liberians not to compromise the law in the country. Minister Dean stated that without the law in the nation, it would be difficult to maintain peace and stability in Liberia. Justice Minister Dean made the assertion recently when he officially took over the MinistryRead More


Sinoe Rep Submits National Student Cadet Act

A bill has been submitted to the 54th National Legislature known as the National Student Cadet Act Of 2018 to be enacted by the House of Representatives. This proposed Act is intended to empower Liberian students through the institutionalization of the National Student Cadet program wherein students would be financiallyRead More


Senator Kaipay Recommends WASH Commission

  Grand Bassa County Senator Jonathan L. Kaipay has underscored the need for the establishment of a water, sanitation and health (WASH) commission in the country. According to him, there is a need for the government of Liberia headed by President George Manneh Weah to see reason in establishing theRead More


Grand Bassa Rep Says APM Terminals Agreement Is Bogus

Grand Bassa County District #3 Representative Matthew Joe has termed the concession agreement between the government of Liberia by members of the 53rd Legislature and the APM Terminals as bogus and called for its urgent review by the 54th Legislature. Representative Joe in defense of his assertion referred to sectionRead More