Weah Dreams – Building Monrovia on the River

At age 51, President George Weah is just too young than the city that he is seated and leading his people. But the new leader who has a boyhood memory of the nation’s capital...

Tribal Killings Haunt Warlord

The rebel fighters came early, barreling into the rural Liberian village of Bakiedou just after dawn and rousting locals from their homes at gunpoint. They herded the villagers into the thatched-roof hut that served as...

Fight Corruption- US Shows Weah How to Rescue Falling Economy

  United States Ambassador to Liberia, Christine Elder, has used her country’s 242nd independence anniversary to advise the Liberian government that the fight against corruption is key to reviving the nation’s economy. The current state of...

World Bank, IMF Okay ETON $536million Loan – Tweah

Liberian authorities Thursday held talks in Monrovia with Eton Finance Pte Ltd. to conclude financial and technical details of the proposed $536 million loan agreement. The discussion will continue today at the Ministry of Public...

No Apology! Ellen Defends 10-Year Record

By Festus Poquie In the face of bitter accusations from critics that her administration has done little to improve the living conditions of Liberians, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Monday used her 11th State of the Nation...

Woewiyu’s Verdict Brings War Crimes Court To Liberia

  Tom Woewiyu's conviction in US court for his role in atrocities committed during Liberia’s civil war indirectly brings home justice for victims of the NPFL war and sets the stage for the inevitable creation...

Looking to the Middle East

  The United States and the European Union have traditionally been Liberia’s main political and economic allies. The West African nation has traded with these countries and has for decades been at the receiving end...

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,...

Gov’t Probing Money Flows, Not Missing Money- Officials

A review and analysis of Liberian Government officials’ statements and interviews on what has now been duped in the press as “missing billions” indicates the cumulative position of Liberian authorities is that they have...

Be Patient!

  President George Weah in a radio broadcast Monday pleaded with Liberians to be calm as he and his economic management team work to curb inflation that has caused increase in the prices of basic...