Liberian Security Agents Foil Terror Attack On US Embassy

Liberia’s security agencies have arrested several persons in connection to a planned terrorist attack on the United States Embassy in Monrovia. According to official sources the attackers had intended to bomb the embassy on...

Woewiyu’s Verdict Brings War Crimes Court To Liberia

  Tom Woewiyu's conviction in US court for his role in atrocities committed during Liberia’s civil war indirectly brings home justice for victims of the NPFL war and sets the stage for the inevitable creation...

Fight Corruption- US Shows Weah How to Rescue Falling Economy

  United States Ambassador to Liberia, Christine Elder, has used her country’s 242nd independence anniversary to advise the Liberian government that the fight against corruption is key to reviving the nation’s economy. The current state of...

Isaac Nyenabo New Central Bank Governor?

  Former Senate leader and Liberia’s ambassador to the European Union Dr. Isaac W. Nyenabo is in pole position to be named as Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), the New Democrat...

12 Candidates Vying To Replace Weah, Jewel

  The National Elections Commission (NEC) Monday certified 12 candidates to contest the Senatorial by-elections in Bong and Montserrado Counties. Josiah Marvin Cole, Fairnoh Theo Gbilah, Prince Togar Kollie, Dr.Henrique Flomo Tokpa and Orando Koimene Zarwolo...

Barnesville Shooting, Who’s Telling The Truth?

A recent statement by Deputy Police Inspector General for Administration, Sadiatu Reeves, that two policemen would face investigation for allegedly shooting during last week’s riot in Barnesville has ignited confusion amongst authorities of the...

$2.3m Weapon Deal Woewiyu Sought Stolen U.S. Military Weapons To wage war...

The deal was negotiated over years in a seedy Miami warehouse, a historic Washington hotel, and even the passenger lounge at JFK International Airport in New York. Up for sale were hundreds of military-grade automatic...

FATHER SENTENCED FOR ATTEMPTING TO SELL DAUGHTER FOR US$105,000

  A trial judge in Monrovia has given a 43-year-old man, Amara S. Keifa, a five-year jail sentence for attempting to sell his 12-year-old daughter, Facia Keifa, for U$105,000. Judge Roosevelt Z. Willie of Criminal Court...

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...

Tribal Killings Haunt Warlord

The rebel fighters came early, barreling into the rural Liberian village of Bakiedou just after dawn and rousting locals from their homes at gunpoint. They herded the villagers into the thatched-roof hut that served as...