Transitional Plan: Ellen Woos Cabinet for Smooth Transfer of Power

Keen on leaving behind a legacy of peace and democratic consolidation, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called her cabinet into action to ensured that the administration’s socio-economic development programs and projects are achieved, 290...

Defining Moment President Describes 2017 Elections

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has described the October 2017 elections as a defining moment for Liberia. “I just want to say to all of you - whether you who are leaders, advisors, employees and...

Weah Invites FBI to Probe Missing Billion, Cash Inflows

The Liberian government has requested the assistance of the United States Treasury Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the International Monetary Fund to help probe the inflow of money into the country since...

Liberia: Police Launch Manhunt for Missing Opposition Politician

Opposition politician and businessman Simeon Freeman has gone missing after he was ordered arrested and home barricaded for saying that there are reports that the Johnson-Sirleaf administration wants to execute 10 vocal politicians including...

Liberia Tightens Oil Laws

Liberia has increased its Regulatory Report tightening Fiscal Regulation Transition following Passage of Petroleum Law. According to the ‘Research and Market’ online, the report presents the essential information...

‘We Didn’t Fail’

President George Weah Monday told lawmakers his administration has stabilized the nation’s struggling economy and that his first year in office has not been a failure. He claimed present socio economic conditions in the country...

Candidates Reject Gay Rights, Accepts Polygamy

Five of the 20 presidential candidates contesting the October elections have vowed to criminalized homosexuality in Liberia if elected. The rights for those practicing homosexuality has been a point of contention in Liberia and other...

CBL Complicit in Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing

The Central Bank of Liberia’s failure to regulate the transfer of money in and out of Liberia has made the country a soft ground for money laundering and terrorist financing. A classified report this paper...

‘No Prospect For Victory’

New Democrat understands that a respected West African political and election strategist credited for Current Ghanaian and Nigerian Presidents’ electoral success has told the opposition Liberty Party (LP) that its presidential nominee Cllr. Charles...

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...