Ellen’s Shame: Corruption, Poverty, Nepotism, Flawed Elections Dim First Woman President’s Legacy

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s handling of corruption and the messy 2017 elections are amongst key issues that would most certainly overshadow her 12 years in office. Elected in 2005 on the back of her near...

Where Weah Love lies?- Ghana

The presidential candidate of Liberia’s main opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) and Senator George Weah has made known that he holds love for the Black Star, the Ghanaian national soccer team over his...

Liberia, Others losing out on Property Revenue

Africa’s rapid growth and urbanization will require stable local governments to deliver goods and services to billions of people, and the continent can look to an underutilized source of revenue, the property tax, write...

Taylor’s ex-wife Denied bail

A British court on Friday denied bail to an ex-wife of jailed former Liberian president Charles Taylor, ahead of her trial on charges of torture during his rebellion. Agnes Reeves Taylor, who lives in east...

No Cheating-Korkoya Assures

The National Elections Commission (NEC) said Wednesday in Monrovia that it has instituted adequate accountable measure to account for every ballot paper and to guarantee the integrity of the polls. NEC Chairman Cllr. Jerome...

Cash Crisis – Land Commission Crumbles

By Festus Poquie Another vital government agency is at a verge of collapse due to a serious financial crisis that has led to several of its staff being layoff an d normal operation grounded. The land commission...

CDC’s Rally Risks Cancellation

The opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) did not inform the National Elections Commission about its scheduled August 19, 2017 campaign rally and could be annulled in accordance with rules, NEC Chair Cllr. Jerome...

US$50million Japanese Funded Somalia Drive Road Project Under Threat

The US$50 million Japanese funded Gardnesville Somalia Drive Road currently under construction is under threat due to ‘legal harassment’ from a local company (KNZ Corporation). The KNZ Corporation in March 2017 sued two companies Dai...

World Bank Approves $7 Million Grant For Land Administration Reforms In Liberia

The World Bank approved today an International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $7 million for the Liberia Land Administration Project. This project will strengthen the institutional capacity of Liberia Land Authority and establish a...

President Off To UN General Assembly

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf attends an Arab and African leaders summit meeting in Kuwait city on November 19, 2013. The summit aims at reviewing steps to promote economic ties between wealthy Gulf states...