Liberia, Others losing out on Property Revenue

Africa’s rapid growth and urbanization will require stable local governments to deliver goods and services to billions of people, and the continent can look to an underutilized source of revenue, the property tax, write...

Liberia Congratulates US On 241st Independence Day

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a congratulatory message to her counterpart, the President of the United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump on that country’s 241st Independence Anniversary on July 4. Independence Day, also...

CBL Trackles High Exchange Rate

The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) says it is aware of the current exchange rate volatility being experienced between the Liberian Dollar and the US Dollar and is exerting all efforts at its...

Lebanese Business man Decries Court’s Treatment

A Lebanese Businessman who was imprisoned last week by the Monrovia City Court has decried the decision of the judge terming the action as an act of intimidation. “My imprisonment by Judge Kenney Peabody...

From Obscurity to Favorite: How Joseph Boakai Has Transformed The Unity Party into...

He has been a relatively unknown figure in the government of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for nearly ten years. He has played the role of a Vice President to the letter: loyal, quiet, dutiful,...

Transitional Plan: Ellen Woos Cabinet for Smooth Transfer of Power

Keen on leaving behind a legacy of peace and democratic consolidation, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called her cabinet into action to ensured that the administration’s socio-economic development programs and projects are achieved, 290...

‘No Prospect For Victory’

New Democrat understands that a respected West African political and election strategist credited for Current Ghanaian and Nigerian Presidents’ electoral success has told the opposition Liberty Party (LP) that its presidential nominee Cllr. Charles...

PYJ: Gov’t Will Cheat in the 2017 ELelection

Preacher-cum-Politician, Nimba County Senator, Prince Y. Johnson, has described America’s newly elected President Donald Trump as a God chosen leader who has come to redeem America and effect change in the world. “The American people...

Government’s Dark Heart: How the ‘Big Boys’ Committed the US$950K ‘Bribery’

By Festus Poquie Top sitting government officials, a foreign company and a Liberian businessman are now facing justice for designing and executing a grand ‘criminal strategy” to enrich themselves and defraud the nation and its...

Sherman Under Siege

Riot Police in Monrovia yesterday lay siege to the residence of Grand Cape Mount County Senator Cllr. Varney Sherman in an attempt to effect an arrest for his alleged involvement in a bribery scandal...