Liberia issues alert on monkeypox outbreak

Liberian health authorities on Tuesday issued an alert on the possible outbreak of monkeypox, an infectious disease which is found mostly in central and western Africa. Liberia's chief medical officer Francis Kateh said the disease,...

New Chinese Envoy Assures Deeper Ties With Liberia

Chinese Ambassador Fu Jijun has extolled Sino-Liberia diplomatic relations, saying that “China has made and will make more contributions to the development of Liberia.” He said the bond between the two nations “has won wholehearted...

US$536 Loan Would Expand Economy By 20%

President George Weah’s infrastructure development projects including the construction of a coastal highway would lead to the Liberian economy recording an estimated 15 – 20 percent GDP growth, administration officials and economists have forecast. The...

‘Pay $1.8million or Give Us Front Page Africa’ Newspaper

Two members of the Morgan Family (Henry A. K. Morgan & Moses T. Konah) who sued the Front Page Africa Newspaper are demanding U$1.8million or the ownership of media entity for alleged libelous damages. The...

Weah Surrenders 25% Salary to Teachers

President George Weah has directed that the 25% he declared deducted from his salary and benefits on 29 January this year be remitted into the accounts of the National Teachers Association of Liberia (NTAL)...

Orange, LEC Partner to Boost Electricity

The Managements of Orange Liberia and the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) have partnered to improve the use of electricity in the country by allowing customers to purchase LEC credits by using Orange...

U$5m Oil ‘Kickbacks’ – Legislators Ignored Expert’s Warning

Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s officials were aware they would receive individual payments in return for granting US oil firm ExxonMobil a lucrative offshore concession before the consummation of the deal. ExxonMobil Petroleum Sharing Contract...

Man Gets Life Sentence for Ritualistic Killing

The 12th Judicial Circuit Court in Barclayville City, Grand Kru County has sentenced to life imprisonment defendant James Nimene for his involvement in the gruesome murder of a man and extraction of his parts...

Liberians Leaving America

At 67, Rose Knuckles Bull has had enough. The onetime government administrator and Liberian refugee says she put in her time working, paid her taxes and now just wants to go home. Bit by...

‘Ghanaians & Ivoirians Smuggling Liberia’s Diamond, Gold’

Ivoirians and Ghanans are carrying on illegal mining, and smuggling minerals from the country, House’s Chairman on Judiciary committee has said. Cllr. Jonathan Fonati Koffa told a news conference Friday April 6, 2018 that...