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...

Experts Hold Weah To Education, Job in Tackling Country’s Problem

Just two weeks after Liberia’s runoff election where the country realized its first democratic transfer of power, and 12 years after boasting the election of Africa’s first female president, experts say the country must...

Death Linked Minister Confirmation Hitches

Senators Monday suspended for time indefinite the confirmation hearing of Health Minister-designate Dr. Willimina Jallah after an hour of proceeding due to ethical and legal controversy beclouding the nominee’s reputation. Dr. Jallah and her Hope...

Joy &Tears -Over S/Court Ruling On Code of Conduct

The Supreme Court of Liberia’s latest ruling that qualifies two vice presidential aspirants to contest the October elections has generated mixed reactions with some politicians and legislators criticizing the High Court’s opinion. The full bench...

Ellen & Son Approve US$5million ‘Bribes’

The New Democrat has obtained evidence detailing how a single US oil firm may have succeeded in compromising nearly all Liberian officials who matter to it obtaining a lucrative oil deal off the West...

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...

Protestors Attack Chief Justice

Angry protestors Tuesday, September 5, stormed the grounds of the Temple of Justice and physically attacked Chief Justice Francis Korkpor, while demanding justice in a case involving General Services Agency Director Mary Broh and...

EU’s Double Standard- Undercutting Rule of Law In Liberia

The European Union, whose elections observation mission said that the voter roll was not reliable and declined to say whether the October 10, 2017 votes were free, fair and transparent, has opted to ignore...

Showdown Looms -At Supreme Court

The election commission on Friday confirmed its rejection of fraud allegations over the first round of presidential elections, setting the scene for a showdown at the Supreme Court. Lawyers representing the two political parties (UP...

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...