NEC Results will stand… Senate Approves

Plenary session of the senate Thursday passed a bill to clarify the power and authority of the National Elections Commission with respect to the qualification of political parties, organizations and independent candidates for ensuing...

Corruption, Injustice Driving Terrorism In West Africa

  The rise in violent extremism in the central Sahel is mainly a reaction to states’ inability to provide security and services, and has little to do with religious ideology, a new report by the...

Depression or Corruption?

Revenue outlook for the first quarter of the current fiscal year has cast doubt over official explanation that the unfolding economic crisis in Liberia is due to global commodity price fall and the Chinese...

Tom Woewiyu’s Trial Highlights complicated U.S. legacy in Africa

  Nearly 30 years after a force of rebels seized much of Liberia, executed its president, and kicked off a devastating civil war, Herman J. Cohen’s first face-to-face meeting with the country’s most infamous warlord, Charles...

Africa Needs Boakai for President- South African Minister

A top official of the South African National Congress (ANC) has praised Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai’s statesmanship, saying Africa needs great men and women like him to improve and build the continent. Dr. Edna...

In ExxonMobil’s Payment Scandal Ellen Disowns Son

  President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf told investigators she did not authorize the sharing of oil revenue with select members of her kitchen cabinet as her son and top officials of the state owned National Oil...

Cheers in Margibi For Boakai-Nuquay Team

It was a scene of joy and emotion in the city of Kakata, Margibi County, Saturday when a swarm of citizens from the county’s five electoral districts marched through the principle streets to welcome...

US$6.4million For Elections; Security

In an effort to provide adequate security services during these elections, the Government of Liberia is to pay US$6.4million to the country’s joint security known as the ‘National Elections Security Taskforce...

Senate To Review NEC’s Power

The Plenary session of the senate has endorsed a bill to clarify the power and authority of the National Elections Commission (NEC) with respect to the qualification of political parties, organizations and independent candidates...

UP Partisans Resist Chairman’s Arrest

  Angry Unity Party (UP) partisans Monday prevented the arrest of their party’s National Chairman, Cllr. Varney Sherman indicted on bribery charges following a Global Witness report that he distributed over US$950,000 to key government...