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Liberian Child Rights Advocate Appears in Court for Contempt

Liberian Child Rights Advocate Appears in Court for Contempt

Child rights advocate Abraham Keita Monday appeared before the Monrovia City Court to answer to charges of contempt after he failed to appear before the court to honor a citation served him last week. The court’s citation grew out of a formal complaint filed to it by Grand Gedeh District #2 Lawmaker Morias Waylee, accusing […]

Court Orders Child Rights Activist Keita, Others Arrested

Court Orders Child Rights Activist Keita, Others Arrested

The Monrovia City Court has ordered the arrest of child rights activist Abraham M. Keita and few of his followers. The order, a copy of which is in the possession of Daily Observer, has charged Keita and others with ‘criminal coercion,’ and was released to the Liberian National Police (LNP) by Stipendiary Magistrate J. Kennedy […]

Liberian Vice President Boakai – ‘At 72 I Am Not Too Old to Be President’

Liberian Vice President Boakai – ‘At 72 I Am Not Too Old to Be President’

Vice President Joseph Boakai, currently 72, is defying all odds to prove himself strong and healthy enough to be Liberia’s next President, despite his age. The age and health factor have been a major point of argument amongst his critics who think he is too old and unhealthy and may not be able to carry […]

U.S. TV Personality Greta Van Susteren Helps Transform Liberian Boy

U.S. TV Personality Greta Van Susteren Helps Transform Liberian Boy

For years, Greta Van Susteren has been a familiar face on US cable news network CNN and Fox. But it is what she recently accomplished in Liberia that has many singing her praise. The legal analyst who was a regular feature during the OJ Simpson trial first came in interest in the case of a […]

Liberia Likely to Experience Delay in 2017 Presidential Elections

Liberia Likely to Experience Delay in 2017 Presidential Elections

In only a matter of weeks, Liberia’s National Elections Commission will commence unveiling the list of candidates certified to contest the upcoming presidential and legislative elections. “The bottom line is if you do not have Ombudsman in place, everyone will be allowed to run because the Senate is dragging its feet on the confirmation process […]

Liberians Have Better Access to Healthcare Than Indians – Report

Liberians Have Better Access to Healthcare Than Indians – Report

Liberia is a better country than India in terms of access to healthcare, a new research by ‘Lancet’ shows. India sits at 154 out of 195, worse than Bangladesh, Nepal, Ghana and Liberia, according to the research. Liberia, a postwar nation, is struggling to better access to healthcare after years of civil war. Why is […]

George Weah’s Optimistic of Becoming Liberia’s Next President

George Weah’s Optimistic of Becoming Liberia’s Next President

The Standard Bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has expressed optimism of becoming Liberia’s next president. In an interview with Radio France International (RFI) recently, Ambassador Weah said he is the choice of the Liberian people stressing “I am a winnable candidate.” Weah is quoted by RFI as saying that he has no […]

Liberian Rappers Who Are Selling Liberian Music to the World (Part One)

Liberian Rappers Who Are Selling Liberian Music to the World (Part One)

Nothing has so influenced the emergence of rappers as an active force in Liberia’s music industry than the coming into force of a new breed of talent that has also helped to shape the sound and make it pleasing to the ears through hip-co. Of late, these emcees have been riding high in the international […]

Liberia to Send Blood Samples Abroad in ‘Mysterious Deaths’ Case

Liberia to Send Blood Samples Abroad in ‘Mysterious Deaths’ Case

Liberia does not have the capacity to diagnose the latest disease outbreak which has already killed at least 11 persons in Sinoe County. Nine infected persons are undergoing treatment. There are fears that the number may rise. The country’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Francis Kateh told reporters Friday that the Health Ministry is considering sending […]

‘Strange Disease’ Kills Several in Liberia’s Southeastern County

‘Strange Disease’ Kills Several in Liberia’s Southeastern County

Seven persons Tuesday died from a strange sickness in Greenville, Sinoe County in Southeastern Liberia. According to the Health Ministry spokesman, Sorbor George, five persons died at about 3:00 a.m., while two others died later in the day. According to George, blood specimen from the deceased was sent to the Firestone Hospital in Harbel, Margibi […]

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