Archive for January, 2012
Support Youth Development in Liberia, join “One Liberia’s” effort China is Conquering Africa- Donates US$200 Million New African Union Headquarters.
The African Union has inaugurated its newly built headquarters in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
“The entire $200m (£127m) project was funded by China as a gift to the AU, as Beijing continues to strengthen its influence in Africa.
In front of African leaders a huge golden key was handed over and the 100m high building was officially opened”.
Liberia: President Sirleaf Rolls Out First Bash of 2nd Term Cabinet.
“The first of the first bash of her cabinet appointments include, former Finance Minister, Augustine Ngafuan, as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Former Planning and Economics Affairs Minister, Amara Konneh, as Minister of Finance while former Acting Information and Culture Affairs Minister, Jerelinmek Piah takes over as Press Secretary to the President”.
“The failure of President Sirleaf to raise her right hand to conform with the constitution and legal essence of taking an oath, which then binds that person to uphold the oath he or her is taking and can be reprimanded if it is breached, raises the stick that, the Liberian President did not take her oath office since it was not done properly and needs to be re-administered just as president Barrack Obama Oath of Office was re-administered the next day by Chief Justice John Roberts the next morning in the White House because the Oath of Office was mistakenly read by the Chief Justice.”
Allan White, a former Defense Department investigator who helped build the case against Taylor on behalf of the United Nations, said the news reinforced suspicions he had for years.
“I think the intelligence community’s past relationship with Taylor made some in the US government squeamish about a trial, despite knowing what a bad actor he was,’’ White said in an interview.
Liberia: President Sirleaf Inaugurated to a Second Term, Opposition Graced Occasion.
“The Liberian President acknowledged the challenges of creating jobs for the unemployed and promise to provide opportunities for young people whom she said are impatient and eager to make up for years of conflict and deprivation, anxious to know that their homeland offers the grounds for hope. President Sirleaf said to the youth of her country, “we heard that message and it is our solemn obligation to ensure that their hope will not be in vain.”
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Inaugural Address- “The Value of a Patriot”.