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2016-09-30 Deferred Enforced Departure (Ded) - Let Liberians Come Home
[FrontPageAfrica] PRESIDENT BARRACK OBAMA has suspended the Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberians that should have ended on September 30, 2016 to 18 months as of October 1, 2016.

2016-09-30 BBC Reports How Sable Mining Duped Investors Landed in Liberia
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A BBC investigation tagged, the 'file on four' has released a damaging investigative report on how investment firms listed on the London based Alternative Investment Market (AIM) duped investors through bogus deals.

2016-09-30 'Bush Chicken' Begins Media Training in Bong
[LINA] In an effort to expand its coverage in rural Liberia, the Bush Chicken Media Company in Gbarnga, Bong County is holding training for 11 community radio journalists from eight counties in the country.

2016-09-30 'Unprofessional' - Veteran Educator Slams Protesting Teachers
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A veteran Liberian educator, Madam Mary Brownell, has agreed with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's mandate for harsh action against teachers and students who set up road blocks in protest of schools being closed and for the Minister of Education to resign.

2016-09-30 President Receives Initial Series of New Liberian Bank Notes
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Sirleaf has received specimen the initial series of the newly printed banknotes from Central Bank Executive Governor Milton Weeks including denominations ranging from LD$ 01 to $100.

2016-09-30 World Bank Says Liberian Economy Expects Growth in 2017
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia's economic growth fell from 0.7% to 0% in 2015, the World Bank said Thursday in its annual publication of the state of the African economy.

2016-09-30 Removed Speaker Waives Due Process - Runs From Legislative Investigation
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Since a resolution signed by 49 Lawmakers removed Bomi County Lawmaker Alex J. Tyler as Speaker of the House of Representatives, there has been concerns that the ousted Speaker was not given due process in line with the constitution of Liberia and the rules governing the House of Representatives.

2016-09-30 'We Will Support Media Capacity Building' - Cbl Governor Weeks
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Mr. Milton Weeks, has expressed his willingness to work with the media to enhance its capacity.

2016-09-30 Six Students Injured in Collapsed Classroom
[Observer] Six students of Liberian government operated Soul Clinic Public School (SCPS) in Paynesville yesterday sustained injuries when their classroom collapsed on them.

2016-09-30 Ecobank Acting MD Reaffirms Commitment to Govt
[Observer] David K. Thompson, Acting Managing Director of Ecobank Liberia, has reaffirmed the bank's commitment to work with the government to ensure that the lives of ordinary people are improved by providing them quality services, including educational systems.

2016-09-30 House Cuts Number of Proposed Seats in Affirmative Action Bill
[Observer] The House of Representatives has endorsed the establishment of seven Special Legislative Constituencies for which an additional seven members would be elected, in addition to the already 73, totaling 81members in the House.

2016-09-30 Assistant Minister for Budget Is Dead
[Observer] The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) is mourning the death of its Assistant Minister for Budget, Augustine Kaifa Blama, who died yesterday at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Monrovia.

2016-09-30 Liberia Slipping Economically - Africa Pulse Report
[LINA] Liberia has been labeled as one of several African countries slipping economically.

2016-09-30 WHO, GoL Introduce Rabies Vaccine
[LINA] The Ministries of Health and Agriculture in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) have introduced vaccines to prevent and eliminate rabies from Liberia.

2016-09-30 'Worst Democratic Credential' - ALP Urey Describes Liberian Government
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Political leader of the All Liberian party (ALP), Mr. Benoni W. Urey says the Sirleaf-led government has the worst democratic credentials than any government in Liberia's history. He said under the Sirleaf government, Liberians have no real avenue to seek redress when their rights are trampled upon.

2016-09-30 China, Liberia's Bond Strengthened - PRC Celebrates 67th Anniversary
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia Vice President Joseph Boakai has extolled his country and China for a comprehensive and tangible progress in the development of friendship and cooperation, particularly the reestablishment of relations between the two governments in 2003.

2016-09-30 PPCC Sets New Benchmarks for Procurement Personnel
[Observer] The Public Procurement Concession Commission (PPCC) on Tuesday, September 27, announced it would shortly set new benchmarks for those wishing to become public procurement directors in any sector in Liberia. The new public procurement standards, according to PPCC

2016-09-30 Moci, Unctad Launch Empowerment Program
[Observer] The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) and the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) have launched an Empowerment Program for the National Trade Facilitation Conference (NTFC).

2016-09-30 Ex-Deputy EPS Director Wants His Criminal Charge Dropped
[Observer] A request from the dismissed Deputy Director for Operations of the Executive Protection Service (EPS), Darlington George, to have criminal charges against him dropped could not take place yesterday after state lawyers pleaded with Criminal Court 'B' for suspension of the matter.

2016-09-30 LEC Loses Over U.S.$200 K in Revenues
[Observer] It has been reported that over US$200K in revenues may have been lost to power theft operators in Double Bridge Truck Garage Community, located on Somalia Drive, Monrovia, in the last eight months.

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