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News Liberia » Government: George Weah: Don’t Forget About Liberia

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/opinion/george-manneh-weah-liberia.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Over the years, the U.N. mission helped the Liberian government extend state authority and promote human rights. Liberia held three successful presidential elections, assumed full responsibility for our own security and overcame the horrors of Ebola.

News Liberia » Government: ‘Gov’t to Launch New Vision for Liberia’

News channel or source: https://www.liberianobserver.com/news/govt-to-launch-new-vision-for-liberia/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Minister Tweah said, “Following these consultations, the government will launch a new vision for Liberia, which will be on by June 30, at the beginning of the new budget year.” He added that the “national budget should be about the poor people and ...

News Liberia » Government: Liberia - Government Links Journalist Paye-Layleh to NPFL, Yet Habors Several in High Positions

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804160562.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Monrovia — The George Weah-led administration has taken a stance to brand individuals perceived to have been associated with the brutal National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), a rebel faction led by jailed ex-president Charles Taylor as anti-peaceful ...

News Liberia » Government: Liberia's Weah, media on edge as reporter flees

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/liberias-weah-media-edge-reporter-flees-042641766.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Monrovia (AFP) - With one Liberian newspaper facing a $1.8 million defamation case and a BBC journalist fleeing the country, there has been no honeymoon period for the press under the new government of President George Weah. Accused of wanting to muzzle ...

News Liberia » Government: Fishermen in Malawi, Zimbabwe and Nepal are being given millions in British Government aid to help develop their businesses

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5645169/Fishermen-abroad-given-millions-UK-aid-help-develop-businesses.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Money has gone towards the development of ‘artisanal freshwater fish farming’ in Liberia, and helping farmers in the Niger Delta develop their fish-smoking industry. The huge spending comes as the Government stands accused of betraying British fishing ...

News Liberia » Government: ‘Jungle Jabbah’ was accused of cannibalism and other horrors in Liberia. How a U.S. court brought him to justice.

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/jungle-jabbah-was-accused-of-cannibalism-and-other-horrors-in-liberia-how-a-us-court-brought-him-to-justice/2018/04/14/51ddc97a-3e5f-11e8-974f-aacd97698cef_story.html
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

[Were 75 percent of Liberian women and girls raped ... He married, started a family and launched a shipping business, winning asylum from the U.S. government and, eventually, permanent residence. Fellow Liberians who settled in Philadelphia recognized ...

News Liberia » Government: Liberia: Weah to Launch Vision June 30

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804190254.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The Liberian Government is working on a long-term vision for the country to be launched by the 30th of June 2018, Finance Minister, Samuel Tweah has disclosed. For now, he said, the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) led government does not have a ...

News Liberia » Government: Journalist found stabbed and killed in Liberia

News channel or source: https://cpj.org/2018/04/journalist-found-stabbed-and-killed-in-liberia.php
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Charles Cuffey, president of the Press Union of Liberia, called for the authorities to investigate the murder. Cuffey told CPJ, "The situation is fear among the media...We insist that [the government] bring the perpetrators to justice." During a meeting ...

News Liberia » Government: Liberia ex-warlord 'Jungle Jabbah' jailed for 30 years in US

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/liberia-ex-warlord-jungle-jabbah-jailed-30-years-231827306.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Now it is up to "the Liberian government to make sure other perpetrators are brought to court. We have been pushing for all perpetrators in the Liberian civil war to have their days in court, but the Liberian government has not yet had the courage to do so ...

News Liberia » Government: UBA Liberia Launches New Mobile Banking Service

News channel or source: https://www.liberianobserver.com/news/uba-liberia-launches-new-mobile-banking-service/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

He added, “About a year now, we signed another digital product with the Government of Liberia where you can obtain your passport and pay all your taxes and levied charges online; that platform is also running for the government.” He noted that ...