Mining Sector to Drive Economy

The Central Bank of Liberia has tipped the mining sector to drive the country’s economic recovery following a promising industrial performance in the first three months in 2018 ending marching 31. In its published first-quarter...

Prosecution- Taylor, Woewiyu Who’s Next?

While the debate continues in Liberia, pro et con, on the establishment of a war crimes court, a United States court is going ahead with the prosecution of persons accused of bearing the greatest...

Weah US$962.4m Loan Cleared

Following public hearings, the House of Representatives has speedily approved two loan agreements, which President George Weah signed with Asian and African companies to finance his ambitious road construction projects that target the country’s...

AG Salary Falls by 53% As Big Earners In Government Lose More

New Democrat has gathered that the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has commenced the implementation of President George Weah’s salary reform with the monthly income of some heads of public entities falling by...

Weah Tells EU Liberia Faces Terror Threats

President George Weah Wednesday told a European Union (EU) Summit in Brussels that Liberia is facing terror threats due to the presence of the country’s troops in Mali. Liberian soldiers are amongst approximately 3,300-strong West...

What’s In Weah’s Near Billion Dollar Road Deals

  President George Weah has used his first five months in office to push for a cumulative nearly one billion-dollar loan to finance his ambitious road construction projects that target the country’s southeastern region as...

Exxon Scandal Robert Sirleaf Tells More Lies

  In his attempt to steer clear of the scandalous “bonus” payments from the 2013 ExxonMobil deal, Robert Sirleaf, former Chairman of the state owned National Oil Company of Liberia, has told more lies. Mr. Sirleaf...

‘Prosecute Them’ House Tells President

House Members in a unanimous vote Tuesday implored President George Weah to fully execute recommendations arising from state inquiry into Global Witness’ accusation that a 2013 offshore oil concession reached with US supermajor ExxonMobil...

Audit Before Appointment At NOCAL

    Financial and administrative corruption at the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) cannot permit the normal running of the entity in the absence of a comprehensive audit, New Democrat understands the Special Presidential Committee,...

The Tyrant In Jewel

Jewel Howard Taylor, the current Vice President of the Republic of Liberia is not just the ex-wife of former President Charles Taylor but has proven to be a good understudy of the once feared...