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June 19, 2013
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A Liberian Journalist has been flogged by police officers in the capital Monrovia.
The Lead Opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) says it still in negotiations with the Unity Party of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on finding a political solution to problems arising from the just ended Legislative and Presidential Elections.
The Liberia Armed Violence Observatory Group (LAVO) has released its first report on armed violence, indicating that armed robbery accounts for the bulk of violence in the country.
Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has returned home with her Nobel Peace Prize, describing it as an appeal to the Liberian people to see the future based on peace and reconciliation.
At the same time, amidst concerns of a looming food crisis in West and Central Africa, the Liberian government and United Nations agencies have announced a success story of a joint agricultural project, which has benefitted tens of thousands of people.
Liberian police have arrested and detained three persons, after they burnt Norway’s flag and stormed the European Union headquarters in Monrovia, protesting against the awardiing of the Nobel Peace Prize to President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is today, Saturday receiving the Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian woman peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen.
On the eve of the award ceremony, Johnson-Sirleaf said she was dedicating the prize to women of Liberia and Africa.
Liberia and Senegal have pledged to reform their laws so that women can confer citizenship on their children.
The West African nations made the pledge Thursday at a ministerial meeting in Geneva marking the 50th anniversary of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
At the start of this year, there was an influx of tens of thousands of Ivorian refugees crossing over the border into neighbouring Liberia, in the wake of the post election violence in the Ivory Coast.
But as this year draws to a close and the fighting has stopped in that country, some of the refugees are voluntarily returning home.
People with disabilities may be down or challenged but they are no way out.So it was over the weekend, when the disabled community in Liberia joined their colleagues around...
“I think there has to be some responsibility taken,” says Liberian Catholic Nun, Sister Mary Laurene Browne, the head of the independent panel that investigated the November 7 violent clashes between the national police and supporters of the main opposition party, CDC.