Decade Failure: Report Card for Ellen’s First 10 Years in Office

This January President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is expected to observe her 10th anniversary as leader of Africa’s oldest independent republic. She was elected in 2005 following the end of the country’s brutal bush war. She...

US$250K Mystery – Hands Behind Bong County Development Fund Hubbub

By Festus Poquie Investigators from the Liberia Anti Corruption Commission are probing into circumstances leading to the withdrawal of US$250,000 from the Bong County Social Development Fund Account and how the money was utilized. Superintendent Selena...

Flogging for Corrupt Officials

Liberians seem to reach a consensus that there is alarming rate of corruption in their country but the disagreement has been focus on the method to curb the menace. Transparency International in its latest...

Nation in Crisis

Nation in Crisis: Ex Auditor General Wants Media Dismantle Corrupt Democracy Liberia is a country stuck in hell, with a corrupt democracy that does not afford economic freedom and opportunities for its citizens but a...

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...

Liberia: Government ‘shock’ over FA Chief Integrity Checks Failure

Musa Hassan Bility, the President of the Liberia Football Association does not have the required integrity to lead world football, the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has declared. Bility was one of the seven...

Power Behind the Lady: President’s Sister Enters Parker Trial

By Festus Poquie and Peter N. Toby The criminal trial of ex National Port Authority Managing Director Matilda Parker has taken a more political dimension with the President’s ‘powerful’ sister appearing in court in support...

Parker Weeps in US$800,000 Theft Case

The criminal trial of ex-National Port Authority Managing Director Madam Matilda Parker resumed Tuesday with the defendant weeping in open court. Parker and comptroller Christina Paley who are relying on a temporary bond value at...

Meltdown: US$2.6bn Iron Ore Company Crash

By Varney M. Kamara The multi-billion dollar Chinese owned iron ore mining company, China Union Investment has confirmed an unspecified “huge” financial loss, causing it to halt operation. More than 300 Chinese working on the Company’s...

Man Electrocuted

By  Peter N. Toby A resident of Bussy Quarters was Monday morning was found hanging after being electrocuted when he attempted to steal power in the community. According to eyewitnesses, the late Kollie was asked by...