State Capture? The Powerful Few Wanting to Sell Liberia

The leading voice for Liberia’s citizenship to be extended beyond Negro descent has been the Lebanese community in Liberia. For several decades Lebanese and Indian merchants remain leading and powerful players within the country’s...

President Sirleaf Commissions NEC’s Executive Director Lighe

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Monday September 11, commissioned the Executive Director of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Mr. C. A. Lamin Lighe. The colorful occasion took place in the James M. Fromayan Conference Hall...

Runoff Election Likely for 2018 – Sources

The National Elections Commissions will need more than a month to prepare and implement the ruling of the Supreme Court of Liberia before conducting the runoff presidential elections, sources in and outside NEC have...

Embarrassing Weah Rolls in Late at Public Events

It has been observed that President George Weah normally attends state functions and other programs late as it was in the case of the just ended ceremony to honor & farewell the police &...

‘Your government will address problems facing Unprivileged Youths’ Mayon Foundation...

A non-governmental organization seeking the welfare of troubled youth across the country says it is the hopeful that President George Weah and his coalition for Democratic Change government will invest in youth empowerment. “The Mayon...

NEC Summoned for Code of Conduct

Ahead of the by-elections in Montserrado and Bong Counties, the plenary session of the 54th Legislature has summoned all Board commissioners at the National Elections Commission (NEC) to appear before...

Weah’s Starting 11 VS. Corruption All Stars, 11% Inflation, 24% Currency Depreciation

Johnson Sirleaf is leaving office criticized for doing little to improve the living conditions of the country’s poor. Increased bilateral and commercial debt, uncontrolled corruption, poor health and education systems, double digit inflation and...

US$10m Youth Empowerment Project Kicks off

Vice president Joseph Boakai Monday launched US$ 10 million youth empowerment scheme under the Ministry of Youth Sports program, Youth Opportunity Project (YOP). The scheme targets 10,000 youths for recruitment with focus on agricultural...

LEC Managing Director Heads Regional Energy Task Team

The Managing Director of the Liberia Electricity Corporation Ernest R. Hughes has been appointed as the head of the TRANSCO CLSG Technical Committee. Mr. Hughes was appointed during the recent meeting of Board of...

Tom Woewiye’s NPFL Trial Set for This Month

Tom Woewiyu, the former spokesman for the erstwhile National Patriotic Front of Liberia, the political party of Doe’s successor, Charles Taylor — is scheduled to face trial in Philadelphia for alleged lies he told...