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2017-07-24 Weah Storms Buchanan
[The Capitol Times] Despite claims and counter claims that the Standard Bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) Senator George M. Weah's popularity in the country has declined ahead of the October 10, 2017 Representatives and Presidential elections, it was proven on the contrary over the weekend in Buchanan, Grand Bassa, where mass supporters of the Coalition came out from their respective homes to welcome their political leader, thus blocking the main streets of Buchanan.

2017-07-24 Senate Concurs With Lower House On U.S.$563.6 Million National Budget
[Observer] The Liberian Senate during one its regular sittings

2017-07-24 Free, Compulsory Education Law Sails Through House
[Observer] The House of Representatives has passed a law to provide free education for children between the ages of three and five. The exercise is to promote government's effort in guaranteeing children their right to quality elementary education irrespective of economic status, social class, ethnicity, religious and political affiliation. The approved law is an amendment to the Education Reform Act of 2011 to change provisions 4.4.1(a) to include a sub-section entitled: "Free and Compulsory Early Childhood Educatio

2017-07-24 Thomas Kojo Sets Record in Mauritania
[Observer] Deputy national soccer coach Thomas Kojo proved that he has a future with the national team, Lone Star when his boys defeated Mauritania 1-0 yesterday in the return-leg of their home-based African Cup of Nations tournament, a report confirmed by LBS radio.

2017-07-24 Govt to Probe Turkish Light Int'l School
[LINA] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has received expressions of concern by parents about the public comments made by the Foreign Minister of Turkey, Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu during a one-day visit to Monrovia, regarding the Turkish Light International School System.

2017-07-24 President Sirleaf Dedicates SKD Sports Complex - Reopens Zordee Community Clinic
[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dedicated the newly renovated Samuel Kanyon Sports Complex in Paynesville - outside Monrovia. She said the renovation is a symbol of good partnership between the People's Republic of China and the Government and people of Liberia.

2017-07-24 President Sirleaf Lauds Muslims for the Sustenance of Peace - Distributes Assorted Food Items…
[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has lauded members of the Islamic faith and Liberians in general for sustaining the peace that we are enjoying today.

2017-07-20 NEC Welcomes Candidates Protest
[New Dawn] Authorities at the National Elections Commission or NEC has commended Liberians here in the wake of the unparalleled upsurge of protests being filed against candidates believed to be in violation of some general provisions of the ongoing nomination process.

2017-07-20 Liberia - RLJ Hotel Resort Sold in Secrecy? Billionaire's Baby Now in Ghanaians' Hands
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -It still bears the name of BET founder-turned-billionaire, developer and financier, Robert L. Johnson, but the RLJ Hotel Resorts & Villas, a US$10 million, 85-room facility, off Liberia's Robertsfield highway, one of the first major investments to emerge in the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government appears to have been sold for apparently the second time since it was opened in June 2009.

2017-07-20 Now a Running Mate, Speaker Nuquay's Integrity As Presiding Officer Questioned
[Observer] Vice President Joseph N. Boakai's selection of Speaker J. Emmanuel Nuquay as his running mate for the ruling Unity Party ticket in the October elections has raised concerns about Nuquay's "integrity" as the Presiding Officer of the House of Representatives and the Liberian Senate.

2017-07-20 Details Emerge of How NEC Rejected Sulunteh's Nomination
[Observer] Details have started emerging about the National Elections Commission (NEC) decision to reject the nomination of Ambassador Jeremiah Congbeh Sulunteh, vice presidential aspirant of the opposition Alternative National Congress (ANC).

2017-07-20 Brumskine Confident
[New Republic] The political leader of the opposition Liberty Party(LP), Cllr. Charles W. Brumskine said they are confident that their Vice Standard Bearer Mr. Harrison Karnwea will take part in the elections as the case of him is different from that of others.

2017-07-20 Pro-Ngafuan U.S.-Based Group's President Resigns
[New Republic] The founder and President of a US-based Group, 'Diaspora Youth and Students for Ngafuan 2017' has with immediate effect tendered in his resignation from the organization.

2017-07-20 Ecowas Elections Commissioners Visit Supreme Court
[New Republic] A high-powered delegation from the ECOWAS Network of Elections Commissioners (ECONEC) Tuesday paid a curtesy call on the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia.

2017-07-20 Turkish School Faces Probe
[NEWS] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has received expression of concern by parents about the recent public comments made by the Foreign Minister of Turkey during a one-day visit to Monrovia against the Turkish International School System in the country.

2017-07-20 Police Warns 'Trouble Makers'
[NEWS] With 11 days to political campaign, the Liberia National Police (LNP) appears not to be taking anything for granted, particularly violence by some unscrupulous individuals, who are reportedly threatening to disrupt political campaign activities and the pending elections.

2017-07-20 Tax Officials Disagree in U.S. Cars Case
[New Dawn] Liberian tax officials assigned at the Freeport of Monrovia have come in disagreement on procedural matter relating to amending information in the on-going alleged stolen U.S. vehicles at the Criminal Court "C" in Monrovia.

2017-07-20 Ecowas Raises Elections Concerns
[New Dawn] A joint ECOWAS delegation comprising the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commission (ECONEC) and the ECOWAS Fact-finding Team has raised concerns regarding hate messages being spread by some media institutions and on social media ahead of Liberia's presidential and representatives' elections.

2017-07-20 Mineral Water Companies Reject Report of Producing Contaminated Water
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The managements of the Diamond Star Mineral Water and Best Aqua Water Companies have rejected reports emanating from the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) of their producing unsafe drinking water.

2017-07-20 Liberia's 170th Independence Anniversary Calendar of Events Released
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released the calendar of events in observance of Liberia's 170th Independence Anniversary under the theme: "Sustaining the Peace". Dr. Herman Beseah Browne, President of the Cuttington University, has been named as this year's National Orator.

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