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December 11, 2013
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Liberians have called on their president to follow South Africa's example in declaring days of national mourning for South Africa’s former President Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday at 95.
The gag order recently placed on reporting contents of secret recordings by the wanted former head of the Liberia Airport Authority Ellen Corkrum has been revoked.
A recent banning order on the publication of secret recordings revealing scandals in government and other sensitive information has come in for strong condemnation in Liberia.
Despite ground-breaking legislation, strong campaigns conducted by both international and local NGOs and the personal engagement of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the incidence of rape in Liberia shows no sign of abating.
Students, professors, lecturers, all are gone from the campuses of the University of Liberia (UL), requested to stay away from the institution.
Family members and supporters of ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor have said they are ready to take action against British interests for what they see as Taylor’s humiliation by the British prison authorities.
The head of the presidential motorcade in Liberia has been arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs in an official vehicle, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has said.
The United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) announced the selection of the Monrovia Fostering Innovative Sanitation and Hygiene (FISH) project as one of the 17 Lighthouse Activities to be showcased at the November 2013 UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw, Poland.
Liberian officials have banned motorcycle taxis from the main roads of the capital city, Monrovia, sparking outcry from drivers and frustrated commuters who were forced to walk for hours to reach their offices.
Getting Ivorian electricity to Liberia’s border areas that have no power and getting the last Ivorian refugees to go back to their home areas in western Ivory Coast, these were two of the priorities highlighted by the two countries’ leaders when they met in Zwedru in eastern Liberia.