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  1. Liberia: Finance Ministry Clarifies Report of 'Questionable U.S.$180k Taylor-Era Debt'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... a decision for the Debt Management Committee. The Debt Management Committee consists of MFDP, Central Bank of Liberia, Ministries of Justice and States established by the Public Financial Management regulation. In addition to the controls, he said, ...

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  2. Liberia: President George Weah grabs another Honorary Doctorate Degree - and so what?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Perspective

    Editor's Note : The situation in Liberia is getting interesting by the minute. During his campaign in Liberia, candidate Weah badmouthed educated people as those who failed the hapless people of the nation and that the uneducated people had the magic wand to rescue the nation.

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  3. Ma Africa leads the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Mail & Guardian

    ... has also had a handful of women serving as popularly elected presidents, including Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who led Liberia from 2006 to 2018, and Joyce Banda, who served as the president of Malawi from 2012 to 2014. Throughout the continent, ...

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  4. Dr Emmanuel Dolo (1962-2018): a TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | The Perspective

    The young Liberian public policy scholar, Emmanuel Dolo passed away last week in Atlanta, Georgia, USA at age 56. He succumbed to cancer in the middle of an engaging life of research and study and leaves a void in the ongoing quest to better understand Liberia. His wife, Mrs. Aba Hamilton Dolo and other family members were by his side as he transitioned.

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  5. Dr. Eugene Shannon's Book "Safeguarding the Environment in Mining...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | PRWeb

    ... Dr. Eugene Shannon, director of the Liberian Geological Survey, Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy, Monrovia, Liberia from 1980 to 1990; consultant for the United Nations Advisory Training Services Branch, Transnational Corporations Management ...

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  6. How the More Than Me Charity Gamed the Internet and Hollywood to Win a Million DollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Time

    ... followers. Even now, after years of accolades, MTM has only 30,000. But More Than Me's mission - educating girls in Liberia and saving them from sexual exploitation - had seemingly resonated with the voting public. That night, Meyler told the ...

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  7. Global Migration Compact meeting begins in MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Vanguard

    As world leaders meet in Morocco to adopt the Global Migration Compact, a senior UN official says the document is a re-affirmation of the values and principles embodied in the UN Charter and in international law. Ms Louise Arbour, the UN Special Representative for International Migration and Secretary-General of the Intergovernmental Conference on Migration, said this on Sunday in Marrakech, Morocco.

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  8. Band of brothers: The lives and deaths of war photographersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | CBS News

    ... For more than a month, the Bronx Documentary Center has put on a special exhibit, featuring Hetherington's work in Liberia alongside that of another veteran photographer, Chris Hondros, who worked for Getty Images. Kamber said of Hondros, "Chris was ...

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  9. The timeless photojournalism of Chris Hondros and Tim HetheringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | CBS News

    Joseph Duo, a Liberian militia commander loyal to the government, exults after firing a rocket-propelled grenade at rebel forces at a key strategic bridge, July 20, 2003 in Monrovia, Liberia. Government forces succeeded in forcing back rebel forces in fierce fighting on the edge of Monrovia's city center.

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  10. Ex-CBL Governor Weeka s Testimony - " The Silence Amid A Massive Economic ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | The Perspective

    In the latest development, the legislative inquiry on the missing L$16 billion scandal has been abruptly suspended for a time indefinite. But not before then, the testimony of Mr. Weeks, former governor of the Central Bank of Liberia , before the members of the House of Representative on Nov. 12, 2018, and followed by that of the CBL deputy governor, Mr. Charles Sirleaf , have not raised any passion nor much public interest.

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  11. Angela Merkel Named 2019 Harvard Commencement SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Harvard Crimson

    ... in 2017 - hailed from the United States. The last non-American Harvard Commencement speaker was President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who spoke at the 2011 iteration of the ceremony. Margaret M. Wang '09, president of the Harvard Alumni ...

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  12. What to See in New York Art Galleries This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The New York Times

    ... pictured the war's effects more indirectly - through a blasted bathroom wall or the crumbling facade of the Bank of Liberia. Hondros, whose prints are rectangular, favored longer sightlines and sharper diagonals. On a bridge outside the capital ...

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  13. Liberia loses 60 percent of its electricity to theft annuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Iol.co.za

    As South Africans continue to struggle with electricity load shedding it's probably of little comfort that formerly war-torn and poor Liberia is struggling with a similar issue to South Africa which is renowned for being the continent's powerhouse. About 60 percent of the electricity generated in Liberia annually is being stolen by people making illegal connections to their homes and businesses, the state-owned power utility said.

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  14. How a refugee turned mayor seeks to transcend politics of divisivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... refreshing itself. Mayor Wilmot Collins stands in front of his office building in Helena, Mont. He fled violence in Liberia 28 years ago. How hard is it to become the first black mayor in America's least black state? Not nearly as hard as surviving ...

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  15. Liberia electricity crisis: 'About 60% of power stolen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Newsday

    People are stealing about 60% of the electricity generated in Liberia annually by making illegal connections to their homes and businesses, the state-owned power utility has said. The US is giving financial and technical aid to the West African state to increase connectivity, as part of the Power Africa initiative launched by former US President Barack Obama to bring electricity to 50 million people in sub-Saharan Africa by 2020.

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  16. Liberia: World Bank Approves New Country Partnership Framework for Liberia's Growth, DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | AllAfrica.com

    The World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors on Tuesday, November 27, approved a six-year Country Partnership Framework to support Liberia's effort to achieve sustainable, resilient pro-poor economic growth and development. The CPF responds to the country's strategic priorities in its Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development strategy and incorporates views from a wide range of stakeholders following consultations held across the country.

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  17. Liberia: Govt Lifts Moratorium On Alluvial Mining in NimbaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 3 | AllAfrica.com

    The Ministry of Mines and Energy has lifted a moratorium on all alluvial mining activities involving gold and diamond in Nimba County. According to a press release read at the inauguration ceremony of a water treatment plant in Sanniquellie on Wednesday, November 28, the government, through the MME, decided to lift the moratorium after noticing that the circumstances in which the moratorium was placed no longer existed.

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  18. Kendejah is Bay Area's first Liberian restaurant, and it's...Kendejah ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | SFGate

    ... Uso will distribute a laminated card to you and your fellow diners and ask you to read it. "A short history of Liberia & Kendejah," it is titled: four paragraphs describing how free black Americans emigrated to West Africa starting in 1821 and, in ...

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  19. Liberia: Victim Furious Over Senator Johnson War Crimes RantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | AllAfrica.com

    The government of the Coalition for Democratic Change definitive stance on the establishment of war and economic crimes court is still pending. And so the latest outburst against advocates of the court by Nimba Senator Prince Johnson has been met with outrage Johnson, a former dreaded rebel leader now Nimba County Senator has threatened to go after those advocating for the establishment of a war crimes court for Liberia, indicating that any attempt to arrest him for crimes he's alleged to have committed during Liberia's fratricidal crisis that took away approximately 250,000 lives, will be met with the stiffest of resistance in uncontrollable and ungovernable proportion.

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  20. Samuel Okuayinonu poses with Oregon coach Cort Dennison during an in-home visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | OregonLive.com

    ... It's pretty exciting for me." The 6-foot-2, 270-pound defensive lineman grew up in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, on the west coast of Africa and came to America at the age of 13 having played soccer as a child. "It was new to me - everything ...

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