Freeport Gets Internal Modernized Road After 30 Years

The National Port Authority (NPA) has officially dedicated the Freeport of Monrovia Internal Road Modernization project which intends to primarily improve traffic flow, reduce traffic hazard and improve general safety for all port users...

Land Commission Ends in Tears & ‘Graft’

By Festus Poquie   The Land Commission’s  legal life span his finally expired, shutting down operations and leaving behind alarming financial liabilities rooted in apparent poor management and corruption. Established via an Act of the Legislature on...

UN praises Nigerian peacekeepers in Liberia

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, SRSG, and Head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia, UNMIL, Farid Zarif, praised Nigerian peacekeepers for their long service in the country, during an interview with the...

Carter Center Leaders Visit Liberia

Carter Center CEO Ambassador (ret.) Mary Ann Peters is in Liberia from Aug. 15-21 to review Center health and peace programs and discuss program goals and progress with partners in government, civil society, and...

Bribery Scandal -. Sherman Says Yes But No; Tyler’s Men Oppose Probe

Senator Varney Sherman, the presumptive kingpin in the fresh bribery scandal rocking the Sirleaf administration says not even a death sentence will make him disclose what he did for a foreign company accused of...

Liberia: Police Launch Manhunt for Missing Opposition Politician

Opposition politician and businessman Simeon Freeman has gone missing after he was ordered arrested and home barricaded for saying that there are reports that the Johnson-Sirleaf administration wants to execute 10 vocal politicians including...

Ellen’s Shame: Corruption, Poverty, Nepotism, Flawed Elections Dim First Woman President’s Legacy

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s handling of corruption and the messy 2017 elections are amongst key issues that would most certainly overshadow her 12 years in office. Elected in 2005 on the back of her near...

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...

Money Crisis: Ellen Following Adolph Hitler

By Festus Poquie supply is likened to 19th century German dictator Adolph Hitler’s economic idea that favors the printing of more currency to finance government. Johnson-Sirleaf has asked legislators to approve the printing of new banknotes...

Zero Bill For Weah After Three Years in Senate

After Three years in the Senate, the Coalition for Democratic Change presidential Candidate George Weah has not introduced a single bill in the legislature for enactment, the Senate secretariat has confirmed. The confirmation tallied...