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News Liberia: Liberia bet big on charter schools. One year in, what's it learning?

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/2017/1113/Liberia-bet-big-on-charter-schools.-One-year-in-what-s-it-learning
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

November 13, 2017 Freeman Reserve, Liberia—At first glance, Cecelia Dunbar Elementary School hardly looks like the site of a radical educational experiment. Set in a cacophonously green village surrounded by lanky rubber trees about an hour from Liberia ...

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Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

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News Liberia: US joins calls for Liberia to hold presidential run-off

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-joins-calls-liberia-hold-presidential-run-off-161217078.html
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

Monrovia (AFP) - The US embassy in Liberia on Thursday expressed "confidence in the integrity" of first-round voting in the country's presidential election, urging political leaders to allow a "timely conclusion" of the vote. A second round of voting to ...

News Liberia: Kenya's Democratic Disappointment - Modern Diplomacy

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Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

Kenya's Democratic DisappointmentModern DiplomacyWith elections marred by allegations of corruption, Liberia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), find themselves in similar unpromising political conditions. Following the victory of Senator George Weah in the October 10 elections over his ...

News Liberia: Local Soccer Notebook: Liberia wins Philly Unity Cup; locals chase U.S. Open Cup qualification

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/soccer/local-soccer-notebook-liberia-wins-philly-unity-cup-locals-chase-us-open-cup-qualification/ar-BBF3sVE
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

A Liberian team with several players from Junior Lone Star FC won the second Unity Cup final; Junior Lone Star’s U23 team & Phoenix SC one win away from U.S. Open Cup Liberia scored three goals in the second half to overcome a one-goal deficit and win ...

News Liberia: Liberia: Association of Blind President Wants Speedy Adjudication of Electoral Matter - AllAfrica.com

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Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

Liberia: Association of Blind President Wants Speedy Adjudication of Electoral MatterAllAfrica.comPaynesville — The President of the Christian Association of the Blind (CAB), Mr. Beyan Kota, is calling on aggrieved parties in the ongoing hearing-taking place at the National Elections Commission (NEC) to exercise restraint and ensure a speedy ...

News Liberia: Liberia: Rural Women Want Speedy Resolution of Electoral Crisis

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201711140627.html
Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

President of the National Rural Women of Liberia, Ma Kebeh Monger (Middle), Gbarpolu County RWL president Ma Bendu Jar and Margibi County RWL president at a news conference The National Rural Women (NRW) with membership throughout Liberia has called on the ...

News Liberia: Corruption as a Hindrance to the Development: A Case Study of Liberia - Part I - Perspective (press release)

News channel or source: http://www.theperspective.org/2017/1118201702.php
Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

Corruption as a Hindrance to the Development: A Case Study of Liberia - Part IPerspective (press release)In the post-war Liberia, corruption has been recognized as a MAJOR PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE, (16 January 2006). Also, It has been described as a VAMPIRE to the development (January 26, 2015). These two descriptions were coined by Her ...

News Liberia: UNWTO Vows to Boost Liberia’s Tourism Sector

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Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has expressed a firm commitment to boost Liberia’s roadmap to enable the country become a prime tourist destination. The Secretary General of the UNWTO, Taleb Rifai, in a deeply reflective outlook ...

News Liberia: To US Ambassdor Elder et al, Liberians Say "Hurry, Hurry Burst Trousers: Every Delay Is Not Denial" - Perspective (press release)

News channel or source: http://www.theperspective.org/2017/1118201701.php
Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

Perspective (press release)To US Ambassdor Elder et al, Liberians Say "Hurry, Hurry Burst Trousers: Every Delay Is Not Denial"Perspective (press release)The democracy Liberians fought for, for so many years, is not an exercise to RUSH and play with. It is a tedious and slow PROCESS, and PATIENCE is its most valuable VIRTUE. Liberia is our *Kpormeni (business) for which every Liberian has a part to play.and more »

News Liberia: US Embassy expresses confidence in Liberia disputed election

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/11/16/us-embassy-expresses-confidence-in-liberia-disputed-election.html
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

MONROVIA, Liberia – The U.S. Embassy in Liberia is expressing confidence in the credibility of the West African nation's elections as the runoff vote is postponed for investigations into allegations of fraud and irregularities. International soccer star ...

News Liberia: Palmer Trinity's Model UN team attends Florida HS Conference - Miami's Community Newspapers

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Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

Miami's Community NewspapersPalmer Trinity's Model UN team attends Florida HS ConferenceMiami's Community NewspapersThe 11 PTS delegates represented the countries of Ukraine, Italy and Uruguay and worked to resolve issues ranging from climate change, women's rights and developing democratic efforts in Liberia. “Our team proudly represented Palmer Trinity as most ...and more »

News Liberia: Reversing the tide of rising violence against women in Liberia

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/liberia/reversing-tide-rising-violence-against-women-liberia
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

Liberia is grappling with rising incidences of sexual and gender-based violence. Children as young as six are being raped, with devastating impact on their health and wellbeing. Little Decontee from Nimba County was returning from the farm when a 22-year ...

News Liberia: 230 Nigerians get United Nations peacekeepers medal - Premium Times

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Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

Premium Times230 Nigerians get United Nations peacekeepers medalPremium TimesAt least 230 Nigerian peacekeeping troops serving under the United Nations Mission in Liberia, UNMIL, were awarded the United Nations peacekeepers medal on Monday. The UNIMIL, which announced the awards in a statement on Friday, said the peace ...and more »

News Liberia: How early does it take to get through Liberia's airport? - Costa Rica Forum

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Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

I am flying home from Liberia. I have a choice of an 8am flight or a 2pm flight. I would really like to get the 8am because it is cheaper and get me home at a reasonable time, but am concerned with the early time. I am staying at Flamingo Beach. How long ...

News Liberia: UN honours 230 Nigerian troops serving in Liberia - Global News Network

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Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

Global News NetworkUN honours 230 Nigerian troops serving in LiberiaGlobal News Network230 Nigerian peacekeepers serving with United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) have been awarded with the United Nations Medal in acknowledgement of their contribution to peace and stability in that country. This is contained in a statement made ...and more »

News Liberia: In Liberia : US joins calls for country to hold presidential run-off

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Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

The US embassy in Liberia on Thursday expressed "confidence in the integrity" of first-round voting in the country's presidential election, urging political leaders to allow a "timely conclusion" of the vote. The US embassy in Liberia on Thursday expressed ...

News Liberia: Okorocha to unveil Obasanjo, Ekwueme, Awolowo's statues, others - Naija News

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Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

Naija NewsOkorocha to unveil Obasanjo, Ekwueme, Awolowo's statues, othersNaija NewsAfter unveiling the statues of two African presidents, Jacob Zuma of South Africa and Ellen Sirleaf Johnson of Liberia, Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha is never relenting in unveiling 10 more statues. Even though his actions had generated lots of ...and more »

News Liberia: 7 Most Insane Historical Attempts To Create A Super Soldier - WhatCulture

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Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

WhatCulture7 Most Insane Historical Attempts To Create A Super SoldierWhatCultureNearly 30 years ago, Charles Taylor started an armed rebellion aimed at overthrowing Liberia's President Samuel Doe, and he went about it in the most fabulous way possible. According to the Liberian Studies Journal, some soldiers in Taylor's militia ...

News Liberia: Cracking Liberia's 'grass ceiling' – the girl mixing it with the boys - Global News Network

News channel or source: http://gnnliberia.com/2017/11/17/cracking-liberias-grass-ceiling-girl-mixing-boys/
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

Global News NetworkCracking Liberia's 'grass ceiling' – the girl mixing it with the boysGlobal News NetworkGirls have not traditionally played football in Liberia, so much so that the sport is referred to as 'man-ball' in many communities, but 10-year-old Jessica Quachie is helping change perceptions. She comes from West Point, Liberia's biggest slum ...