Nigeria Battles for Chess World Cup Ticket As West Africa Tourney Begins in Monrovia
[Guardian] The West African Chess Championship Tagged The Zone 4.4 Chess tourney, commenced yesterday in Monrovia capital city of Liberia, with the highest rated Nigerian Chess player, Fide Master Bomo Kigigha, leading other players to the tournament, which ends on the April 30.
Draft Whistleblower, Witness Protection Bills Validated
[Observer] Participants at the end of the draft validation yesterday
Pres. Sirleaf, WFP Regional Boss Discuss Zero Hunger, School Meals
[LINA] The Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and WFP's Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Mr. Abdou Dieng, have reaffirmed support for the ongoing government-led zero hunger strategic review exercise.
Relatives of Victim Killed By Container Truck in Monrovia Seek Justice
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Strolling through a cook shop owned and operated by Rose Tornah, now a deceased - are spoons, cloths, and remains of pots and red oil bottles smashed to the ground.
Vice President Boakai Pitches Economy to U.S. Investors
[Observer] Vice President Joseph N. Boakai says the Liberian government is focused on strategic investment, both domestic and foreign in value chain, plus downstream processed goods and in manufacturing, seeks to expand electricity distribution; as well as link creative financing for Major Small Medium Enterprises and commercially viable businesses.
U.S.$25.000 Health Center to Be Turned Over to Govt
[New Republic] A US$25.000 health center will be turned over to the Government of Liberia on April 29 of this year. Speaking in an interview with this paper Tuesday April 18, 2017 in Monrovia, Lawrence Sua explained that the clinic is a fifteen-bed room facility with an aim to address the health needs of the people and as well as preventing some of the health crises in the area.
Vice President Pinpoints Education Problems
[New Republic] Problems affecting Liberia's education system have been weighed in by Vice President Joseph Nyumah in an address at the Liberian Educational Forum in the United States where he outlined challenges including lack of adequate funding, poor allocation of meager resources, a heavily centralized school system in Monrovia, with the rest of the country receiving little or no attention.
Liberia YMCA Gets New CEO
[LINA] The Board of Directors of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Liberia has appointed E. Timotheus Kamaboakai as the new National General Secretary/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the association.
Quincy B's Manager 'Broken' By LNP Charge Against Him
[Observer] Lewiz McCarthy, the manager of the late musical icon Quincy B., has revealed for the first time that he was totally broken when the Liberia National Police charged him with 'consent of unregistered vehicles' and 'failure to maintain proof of financial security.'
Lma Election Rigging Case Ruling Tuesday
[Observer] A rift between members of the Liberia Marketing Association (LMA) resulting from allegations of election rigging intensified yesterday at Civil Law Court 'A,' with members exchanging harsh words outside the courtroom.
Political Parties - Barriers to Women's Participation
[New Republic] The country representative of United Nations Women, Lisa Kinderbavei has alleged that political parties are the biggest barriers of women's political participation in the country.
Cllr. Tubman Wants Number of Political Parties Reduced
[New Republic] Liberian lawyer and a statesman Cllr. Winston Tubman says unity is the bedrock towards national unity and at such Liberians must see him as a unifier as 2017 elections approach.
The Shocking Truth About Our Drinking Water
[Observer] On March 22, 2017, during the observance of World Water Day, UNICEF reported that by 2040, one in four children worldwide will be living in areas with extreme limited water resources, a realization that has already affected many children living in Liberia.
Pres. Sirleaf Wants Collaboration Between Govt, WFP
[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called for collaboration between the government and WFP that will road map a homegrown school feeding program that focuses on the preparation of nutritious meal to enhance the growth and development children currently in school.
Soccer - A Look At Barrack Young Controllers' Exit
[Observer] Liberia champions Barrack Young Controllers (BYC) were on Sunday defeated by South Africa's SuperSport United 5-0 (6-1 on Aggregate) in the second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup playoff that marked their exit from the continental competition.
Gov Asked to Restrict Container-Truck Operations in Monrovia
[Observer] The faulty truck involved in April 8 death of three and injury of 11 persons in Monrovia, with the tricycle, whose occupants died, still stuck to it
[New Republic] A US-based news organ, New Dispensation, has revealed that the Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) did register to vote in the United States in the 2008 elections as an American citizen.
Kanio Bai Gbala Indefinitely Suspends Membership From CDC
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Staunch member of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), Kanio Bai Gbala, has announced his indefinite suspension from the party and by extension his withdrawal from the Coalition for Democratic Change.
Quietly Appointed Libtelco Boss Holds Criminal Records in the U.S
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Darren D. Wilkins, the new Managing Director of the Liberia Telecommunications Corporation (LIBTELCO) who was quietly appointed as replacement of disgraced Sebastian Muah in February, is on record for stealing computers and pieces of IT equipment estimating over US$50,000 in the United States.
National Quality Award Must Include Excellent Customer Service
[Observer] The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced on Tuesday the creation of a "National Quality Award program with the goal of promoting excellence in organizational performance through quality awareness and understanding the requirements of quality products."