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  1. Kofi Annan: A life of service to the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | United Nations

    ... for two consecutive five-year terms, interacting with leaders from across the world, including the President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who he met in Monrovia in July 2006. Mr Annan used his office to advocate for human rights, the rule of ...

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  2. Flooding leaves parts of Liberia's capital under waterRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    ... the capital, reported 360mm of rain in 24 hours - roughly the amount that is expected in the entire month of August. Liberia has two wet seasons, which run very close together, one as the rains move north and a second as it moves south again. What ...

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  3. Liberia call up Newcastle under-23 player Mohammed SangareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BBC News

    Mohammed Sangare is yet to play a senior game for Newcastle United but is a regular for their under-23 team The 19-year-old is one of the 13 overseas-based players in the squad for next month's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier with DR Congo in Monrovia. He played 15 games and scored two goals for Newcastle United under-23 in the Premier League Division 2 last season.

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  4. Lufthansa Cargo set to start marketing Brussels Airlines' cargo spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Air Transport World

    ... The additional destinations in Africa includes Banjul (Gambia); Conakry (Guinea); Freetown (Sierra Leone), Monrovia (Liberia), Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Accra (Ghana); Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso); Lom (Togo); Cotonou (Benin); Douala (Cameroon); Yaound ...

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  5. Liberia:World Bank Donates to Monrovia City CorporationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | AllAfrica.com

    ... environmental nuisances and health hazards. The donation according the coordinator of the World Bank Clus Project in Liberia, Tolbert Kerkulah is intended to enhance the work of the Solid Waste department in maintaining a clean, green, and safe ...

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  6. Liberia:'75% of Liberians Are Demonic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | AllAfrica.com

    The Provincial head of the Church of the Lord Prayer Fellowship says Liberia is demonic and as such, there is a need for the country to stop doing unwholesome practices or bad things and return to God so as to help rescue the nation. He named some of the ways to return to God as doing away with wicked deeds and return to God so as to help reconcile with God for the redemption of the nation.

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  7. Weighing in on Low Turnout During July 31 Senatorial By-ElectionRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 11 | The Perspective

    ... and more so Liberian politics, which is notoriously selfish. The phenomenon of voter apathy is not unique to Liberia. Universally, the only proven medicine for voter apathy is electoral momentum. Electoral momentum is not a product of political ...

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  8. Liberia:Liberian Women Form United Front to Ensure Passage of Domestic Violence BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | AllAfrica.com

    A group of Liberian women with backings from the Women Legislative Caucus of Liberia and other partners have resolved to launch a robust awareness campaign on the Domestic Violence Bill with the aim of garnering more support to ensure its passage into law. Speaking to reporters after a roundtable discussion with stakeholders on the passage of the bill on Wednesday, August 8 in Monrovia, the Chairperson of the Women Legislative Caucus, Rivercess County District #1 Rep. Rosana Schaack said to galvanize more support for the passage of the bill, they have begun enlightening stakeholders including female candidates of the 2017 elections about the bill to lead the awareness in their respective communities.

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  9. Liberia:Govt, Stakeholders Validate Food Security ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | AllAfrica.com

    The Government of Liberia through the Ministries of Agriculture and Health together with food and nutrition sector stakeholders attending a one-day workshop has completed the validation of the Liberia 2018 Comprehensive Food Security and Nutrition Survey Report in Monrovia. According to the Report, Liberian households headed by individuals with little or no education are more vulnerable to food insecurity while the opposite is true for households headed by someone who has attended a technical institute and above.

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  10. What is July 26 Celebration to Americo-Liberians & Indigenous Liberians?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | The Perspective

    Ku Ka Tonor Introduction: I was born on July 22nd , four days short of being born on Independence Day, July 26th. It is a "Big Holiday" second to Christmas celebration in Liberia.

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  11. Liberia:'Due Diligence' - After the Fact - Liberia's Deal With Eton Takes a TwistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | AllAfrica.com

    ... they have an objection to its concessionality." One of the major criticism of the Eton loan was the concern that Liberia could risk alienating international stakeholders like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. In particular, the ...

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  12. Liberia:Liberia Revenue Authority Nets U.S.$34 Million for July 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | AllAfrica.com

    The Liberia Revenue Authority has recorded US$34.04 million as revenue collection for the month of July 2018, describing it as a 'good starting' for fiscal year 2018/19. The amount collected is slightly below the monthly projection of US$36 million for July, LRA Office-In-Charge and Acting Commissioner General Decontee T. King-Sackie told the Ministry of Information regular Press Conference in Monrovia Thursday.

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  13. Liberia:World Bank, IMF Okay $536m Loan - Minister TweahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Works, Information Minister Eugene Nagbe said at a news conference, yesterday. International partners have given Liberia the green light to secure the Eton loan with conditions that all transactions should be consistent with international best ...

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  14. Liberia:Abandoning 'The Devil' - What the Weah Govt Must to Secure World Bank U.S. $500mRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | AllAfrica.com

    ... bank to expedite the deal for the availability of the fund. "The World Bank now has presented to the government of Liberia an offer of US$500 million initially for the support of road. We have not concluded the agreement yet; the Minister of Finance ...

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  15. Liberia:Eton CEO Arrives to Finalize U.S. $536 Loan DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | AllAfrica.com

    ... and its potential to provide desperately needed financing to construct roads in South Eastern and Western Regions of Liberia. Critics slammed ETON as a sham company, and the loan agreement a fraud. They argued that the company lacked a demonstrated ...

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  16. Liberia:EU Technical Support Boosts Liberia's Revenue CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | AllAfrica.com

    The Liberia Revenue Authority has hugely commended Ecorys for its outstanding technical support to the Authority over the years. Ecorys is a leading European research and consultancy that was hired by the European Union to strengthen and support the development of LRA customs operations.

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  17. Liberia:"I'm Going to the Supreme Court With My Own Style"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | AllAfrica.com

    ... said. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Language Arts, and a Law (LLB) degree from the University of Liberia. Besides working as an attorney-at-law, and then counselor-at-law, he was also working in the Legislature as a senator ...

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  18. Liberia:Sinkor Residents Embark On Community Garden, SanitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | AllAfrica.com

    ... nearly US$300 worth of tools and other materials was provided by a newly launched not-for-profit corporation, Jersey-Liberia, Incorporated (JLI), founded by former Monsterrado County Superintendent Rupel E. Marshall, Sr. During the recent launch of ...

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  19. Liberia:Company Cuts Cement Prices After Govt TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | AllAfrica.com

    The management of the Liberia Cement Corporation on Friday, August 3, announced the reduction in the price of a bag of cement for end users in various parts of the country. CEMENCO General Manager William P. Gaignard told a news conference at the company's plant on Bushrod Island that the new price varies per location in the country, but it is expected to make a major impact on the construction sector.

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  20. Liberia:New Agriculture Project to Target Over 6,000 Small FamersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | AllAfrica.com

    Elton W. Tiah, FPA Contributor - Concern Worldwide, a non-governmental organization, on Friday, August 3, launched an agricultural project in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County to benefit 6,600 small farmers and 220 communities in Liberia. The project under the theme: "Prosperous Agriculture Roadmap to Nutrition, Entrepreneurship and Reinforcing Sustainability ," is expected to be carried out in the North West and South East Coastal Regions of Liberia to include; Grand Kru, Sinoe, Margibi, Rivercess, Bomi, Grand Cape Mount and Grand Bassa Counties.

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