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Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is just a month into her second six-year term, has a lot on her plate, with pressure for jobs on all sides of the divide.
As Liberia observes Armed Forces Day on Saturday February 11, its newly created national army gradually prepares to take over when the UN peacekeeping force (UNMIL) leaves in the near future, but officials and security experts say the challenges to having a truly professional military are real.
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordination office has launched a consolidated international donor appeal for US$ 121,577,279 for Liberia for 2012.The United Nations Humanitarian Coordination office has launched a consolidated international donor appeal for US$ 121,577,279 for Liberia for 2012.
Ahead of Liberia’s Armed Forces Day celebration on February 14, the country’s Defense Ministry has confirmed media reports that many soldiers in the newly formed army are deserting the force.
Opposition leader of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), lawyer Winston Tubman has admitted that his partisans are “sometimes unruly and violent” in their approach to national issues.
Ghana’s President John Atta Mills has again rejected calls from Western countries and the United Nations for African states to legalize homosexuality.
Community radios have an important role to play in informing, educating and entertaining rural populations around the world.
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor has strongly denied being a former American CIA spy.
By Frank Sainworla, Jr/WADR News
The head of a US-based rights group has said America must pay reparations to Liberia for masterminding the Charles Taylor-led fatricidal civil war, after confirmation that the country’s ex-President Taylor was a CIA spy.
Amidst expectations of a government of national unity in the offing, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has begun appointing her second term cabinet, naming three of her old Ministers as heads of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Defense.
Former Finance Minister Augustine Ngafuan becomes Foreign Minister, replacing Dr.Toga Gayewea McIntosh, while the former Minister of Planning and Economic Affairs, Amara Konneh becomes the new Finance Minister and with Brownie Samukai retaining his post as Defense Minister,...