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...

Nigerian troops Honored in Liberia

230 Nigerian peacekeepers serving with United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) have been awarded with the United Nations Medal in acknowledgement of their contribution to peace and stability in that country. This is contained in...

ECOWAS, UNMIL Cheer Legal Process In Electoral stalemate

The AULOL, ECOWAS and UNMIL say they are continuing to keenly follow developments in Liberia and wish to commend all Liberians, and in particular political parties, for their peaceful conduct throughout the electoral process. In...

Mental Healthcare For Liberia

Issa Bagayogo, a fourth-year psychiatry resident at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, was sitting in a borrowed office on the second floor of Beth Israel Medical Center on the lower east...

Rights Commission Wants Election Violence Investigated

The Independent National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR) has called on the Liberia National Police (LNP), National Elections Commission (NEC) to immediately launch speedy investigation into recent violence in Sanniquellie, Nimba County and in...

Three Million Ballot Papers Arrive

The National Elections Commission (NEC) Sunday announced the arrival of 3.5 million ballot papers for the scheduled presidential election. NEC’s Chairman Cllr. Jerome Korkoya said at a news conference the ballot papers were transported...

Harvard Doctor to Save Million lives in Liberia

A two-year-old child in rural Liberia has a fever. It could be malaria, and the only way to get treatment is for her mother to carry her on her back, cross a riverbed by...

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...

Ghana to Import Timber From Liberia

Ghana will from next month begin importing timber from Liberia to help deal with what woodworkers say is the shortage of logs in the country. The Domestic Lumber Traders Association, the mother union of woodworkers...

Speaker’s Office Rejects Rep. Fofana’s Claim

The office of House Speaker Emmanuel Nuquay has described as false and misleading assertions by Margibi County District 4 Representative Ben Fofana that the Unity Party’s support in the county was diminishing on account...