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May 21, 2013
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By William Selmah/WADR Correspondent
US Peace Corps volunteers are consolidating their presence in Liberia, after they returned to the country some time ago in that West African country.
Liberia’s Justice Ministry is preparing to prosecute some 10,000 people suspected of committing electoral fraud during the recent voters registration exercise, ahead of October’s presidential and general elections.
Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has strongly condemned an increase in pre-election violence and intimidation, which she warned could destroy the country’s fragile peace and democracy.
Botswana’s President General Seretse Khama Ian Khama is due to arrive in Liberia today, Wednesday for a 2-day "working visit".
The Chairman of the Anti Corruption Commission of Liberia, Cllr. Frances Johnson Morris has described money laundering in Liberia as a "grand corruption".
As the date for Liberia’s presidential and general elections draws closer, potential candidates are making frantic efforts to complete their nomination papers with the National Elections Commission (NEC).
As oil exploration officially begins off the Liberian coast, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has expressed optimism about the success of the project.
The Liberian leader was speaking over the weekend, when she visited facilities of the Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, marking the official launch of oil exploration in Liberia.
The sub-regional bloc, ECOWAS, says it will hold a five-nation extraordinary summit next week in Abuja to address the issues of security in the Ivory Coast-Liberia border.
As the 115-member parliament of the Economic Community of West African Countries (ECOWAS) meets in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, the ECOWAS Citizens Union is urging the sub-regional MPs to solve the problems affecting free movement and integration.
preparations aimed at providing a conducive environment for the
conducts of the forthcoming referendum and legislative and general