Global Witness Welcomes President’s Pledge to Prosecute ‘shady’ Actors in Exxon’s oil Deal

  Global Witness welcomes last week’s commitment by Liberian President George Weah to hold accountable anyone found to have broken the law during the 2013 approval of the sale of oil Block 13 to Exxon. The...

CEMENCO Undertakes Corporate Responsibility Projects

    As part of its corporate social responsibility, the management of CEMENCO says it has assisted the first lady of Liberia, Madam Clar Weah with blocks for the construction of an old folks home in...

Education Has Helped Me to be who I am’ – Weah

  The Ministry of Education Monday began a three-day working summit in Kakata, Margibi County to revitalize the nation’s messy education sector. The three-day summit gathers national and international partners and focuses on promoting dialogue to...

Senate Chief On Nuclear Deal

    Senate President Pro tempore Albert Chie is encouraging countries that have acceded to nuclear conventions to remain committed and not go on to build nuclear weapons, which cause mass deaths, destruction of properties and...

Methodists to Vote on Same Sex Marriage

  While the Liberia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church does not support homosexuality, the global church is set to vote on the acceptance or rejection of same sex marriage. According to a UMC press...

Local Group Criticizes National Budget

President George Weah’s 2018/19 national budget lacks pro-poor investment and could lead to the CDC-led government recording the biggest revenue shortfall in Liberia’s history, a group calling itself Center for Policy...

Liberia Gets $20m To Boost SMEs

The African Development Bank has approved US$ 20 million facility to boost lending to small and medium-sized enterprises in Liberia. The loan, approved by the Board of Directors of the Bank, is a trade finance...

Lassa Fever Deaths Climbing

Liberian authorities on Wednesday confirmed 22 deaths have been recorded across the country following the outbreak of Lassa fever since January. In a statement, the National Public Health Institute of Liberia said the West African...

Origin Of ExxonMobil’s Bribery Scandal

While the full content of the special presidential committee report relative to allegations of bribery and abuse of office beclouding ExxonMobil’s 2013 oil concession is being kept secret, New Democrat is publishing NOCAL’s Board...

LRA Staff Get Customs & Trade Facilitation Training

Twenty-One staff of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), including Customs Officers, and private sector partners working in the areas of logistics and supply chain management, have been awarded professional certificates in Customs and Trade...