Turmoil! Liberia’s Economy Enters ‘Depression’

By Festus Poquie The Liberian economy appears to have dipped into depression with pronouncement from the country’s Finance and Development Planning Minister that the nation has almost entered the era of economic turmoil. In November 2014,...

US$41million Dangote’s Deal Faces Scrutiny

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s bill seeking investment incentive for billionaire Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote has been tabled in the House of Representatives for review. The Nigerian has reached an agreement with the Executive to operate...

Reject Unprepared Weah -Boakai

Vice President Joseph Boakai Wednesday told voters the runoff presidential election is for those who are prepared and have workable policy prescriptions to address the nation’s problem and make its economy competitive and productive...

Brumskine, Jones Not Candidates for President

The National Elections Commission’s provisional list of candidates shows only six individuals have been certified to contest for the October 2017 presidential election. Those cleared for now include Vice President Joseph Boakai of the ruling...

Weah Silent On Taylor’s Influence

The Presidential candidate of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) Senator George Weah Friday addressed a news conference in Monrovia but opted not to speaker on reports regarding his association with the Taylor...

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...

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...

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...

Sherman’s Bank Accounts Subpoenaed!

The panel of public prosecutors have issued a write of subpoena via the court on the bank accounts of Senator Verney Sherman the presumptive mastermind in the close to one million United States Dollars...

Ideas Will Win Elections Nuquay Replies ‘Jittering’ Opposition

The October, 2017 elections will be won on the basis of Ideas, the tested integrity of the competing candidates and their sincerity for a Liberia that will create opportunity for every citizen, the vice...