Scandal: How Ellen’s Son & Allies Nipped the Poor

Editor’s Note: In This article, governance watchdog Global Witness exposed top secrecy and corruption within Liberia’s oil sector and how a select few in former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s kitchen cabinet shared oil revenue...

Trump Orders- Leave or Face Deportation

President Donald Trump is ending a program that has allowed approximately 3,600 Liberians to stay in the U.S. for over two decades, giving them one year from now to leave the country or face...

Troubled Moment for Liberians Oversea

Louise Stevens works two jobs to pay the mortgage and put her daughter Elouise, a DACA recipient, through college in Minneapolis. She didn’t expect that her own immigration status is what would cause the...

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...

Pay Your Debt -IMF Urges Weah

President George Weah in office for 60 days since his January 22, 2018 inauguration has made many promises including ending inequality, ending poverty and building state-of - the –art infrastructure across the country. But former...

Forgotten Oil – Why NO One Seeking ‘Pro-poor’ Job at NOCAL

The current state of the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) presents clear evidence that government jobs is not about public service but an opportunity for people with access to power to accumulate wealth. Once...

IMF: Road Expansion will Enhance President Weah’s Pro-Poor Agenda

The international Monetary Fund has backed President’s George Weah’s flagship ‘pro-poor’ economic development policy with its assessment team concluding at the end of its 13-day mission in the country that the President’s capital project...

When Home Becomes Hell- Liberians rally to stop US deportation

Liberians in Minnesota are making a last-ditch push to save a little-known deportation reprieve program, lobbying on Capitol Hill and issuing a plea to local employers. The March 31 expiration date of the program, which...

Liberia’s Shadow in S/Leone – ...

Still reeling in the pain of its shock defeat in the first round of this month’s presidential election, Sierra Leone's governing party has accused the National Electoral Commission (NEC) of conniving with foreign forces...

‘Harmful’ Supermarket

Abi Jaoudi Supermarket has pleaded guilty to “willfully and deliberately selling and maintaining expired food commodities and other consumable goods on the Liberian market, Commerce and Industry Minister Wilson Tarpeh has told reporters in...