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Liberian Legislature: GREEDY PENSION BILL Deserves Presidential Veto

WHEN LAWMAKERS elected by the people of Liberia continue to use and abuse their powers through submission and passages of insensitive and outrageous legislations to better their own lives at the expense of those who elected them, the presidency must do what is right as the last hope for those languishing at the bottom of the economic ladder. THIS IS WHY we welcome reports emanating out of the Executive Mansion that President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is contemplating vetoing the controversial pension bill which has been languishing on her desk for several…

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Politics 

Liberia 2017: Charles Taylor Ties And Pres. Candidate Benoni Urey

By Rodney D. Sieh The dog days of the UN travel ban behind him, Benoni Urey is still haunted by his ties to former President Charles Ghankay Taylor but judging from his earlier pronouncement and political maneuvers, his supporters say, the Taylor tie could actually prove to be an asset, rather than a liability for the millionaire businessman who has made it quite clear that he will be a contender and a force to reckon with in the 2017 presidential race. Urey is featured prominently in this month’s New African…

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News 

Ebola Ravaged Liberia Neglects Medical Students

MONROVIA—The health system of Liberia is terrible, but yet there are no concrete actions to encourage young Liberians to pursue studies in the area of medicine. Medical institutions are ill-equipped and students undergoing tedious studies to be become doctors are not provided the needed support. Medical Students at the Country only Medical College A.M. Dogloitti College of Medicine told FrontPageAfrica that they have gone eight months without receiving their monthly stipends. The students are calling on the Liberian Government and the University of Liberia (UL) Administration to settle their obligations…

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FrontPageAfrica Wins Global Award For Investigative Journalism

Strasbourg, France – The 2014 Reporters Without Borders – TV5Monde Prize for Press Freedom has been awarded to Mexican journalist Sanjuana Martínez, Liberian newspaper FrontPage Africa and Saudi blogger Raef Badawi. The winners’ names were announced at a ceremony this evening in Strasbourg. The 2014 “Journalist of the Year,” Sanjuana Martínez, is a freelance contributor to the Mexico City-based daily La Jornada who has been harassed and threatened because of her commitment to defending mistreated women and children. The winner in the “media” category, Liberia’s FrontPageAfrica, has proved that quality…

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