Scandal: How Ellen’s Son & Allies Nipped the Poor

Editor’s Note: In This article, governance watchdog Global Witness exposed top secrecy and corruption within Liberia’s oil sector and how a select few in former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s kitchen cabinet shared oil revenue...

Troubled Moment for Liberians Oversea

Louise Stevens works two jobs to pay the mortgage and put her daughter Elouise, a DACA recipient, through college in Minneapolis. She didn’t expect that her own immigration status is what would cause the...

Weah Dreams – Building Monrovia on the River

At age 51, President George Weah is just too young than the city that he is seated and leading his people. But the new leader who has a boyhood memory of the nation’s capital...

Pay Your Debt -IMF Urges Weah

President George Weah in office for 60 days since his January 22, 2018 inauguration has made many promises including ending inequality, ending poverty and building state-of - the –art infrastructure across the country. But former...

Forgotten Oil – Why NO One Seeking ‘Pro-poor’ Job at NOCAL

The current state of the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) presents clear evidence that government jobs is not about public service but an opportunity for people with access to power to accumulate wealth. Once...

IMF: Road Expansion will Enhance President Weah’s Pro-Poor Agenda

The international Monetary Fund has backed President’s George Weah’s flagship ‘pro-poor’ economic development policy with its assessment team concluding at the end of its 13-day mission in the country that the President’s capital project...

When Home Becomes Hell- Liberians rally to stop US deportation

Liberians in Minnesota are making a last-ditch push to save a little-known deportation reprieve program, lobbying on Capitol Hill and issuing a plea to local employers. The March 31 expiration date of the program, which...

‘Harmful’ Supermarket

Abi Jaoudi Supermarket has pleaded guilty to “willfully and deliberately selling and maintaining expired food commodities and other consumable goods on the Liberian market, Commerce and Industry Minister Wilson Tarpeh has told reporters in...

‘Pro-Poor’ Salary More Than Ellen’s Payroll

The Coalition for Democratic Change- led government has proposed a $9.4million United States dollar increase in government’s wage bill for the remaining five months of the 2017/18 fiscal budget ending June 30. Recasting the budget...

‘Jesus’ Minister Confirmation Splits Senate

Senators are divided over the confirmation of a senior Finance Ministry nominee who responded Jesus! When asked what is fiscal policy. Four members of the Senate Committee on Ways, Means, Finance and Development Planning Thursday...