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...

‘Fight Government Rogues’ -US Envoy Urges Liberians

A visiting American diplomat has rallied Liberians to resent and stand against individuals and politicians stealing the nation’s wealth and rendering them poor. US Under Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield...

Nimba Ready for Boakai

Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai leaves Monrovia Tuesday for Nimba County at the invitation of several organizations, opinion leaders, traditional authorities, including chiefs and elders, youth and women groups to interact with the people...

NEC Releases Provisional Results Today

The National Elections Commission (NEC) says its official tabulation and subsequent release of preliminary election results will commence today December 27, 2017 in the Capital Monrovia. Cllr. Jerome Korkoya told news conference...

Disgraced!

The ruling Unity Party has expelled President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for “sabotage and undermining the party’s the 2017 presidential campaign. The vote to expel Johnson Sirleaf and three other party officials including the Secretary General...

No Apology! Ellen Defends 10-Year Record

By Festus Poquie In the face of bitter accusations from critics that her administration has done little to improve the living conditions of Liberians, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Monday used her 11th State of the Nation...

Hoping Times- Weah Under Pressure To Deliver

Now that George Weah has emphatically won Liberia's presidency, an even more daunting task awaits: delivering tangible benefits to expectant supporters in the face of a gutted economy and waning donor support. Weah was...

UP Partisans Resist Chairman’s Arrest

  Angry Unity Party (UP) partisans Monday prevented the arrest of their party’s National Chairman, Cllr. Varney Sherman indicted on bribery charges following a Global Witness report that he distributed over US$950,000 to key government...

Campaign Gears Up

Liberia is about a month away from what many hope will be the country’s first peaceful, democratic handover of power in decades. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has led the country since the elections in 2005,...

Ellen Doubts, Weah Silent On US$449million Transfer

EX-President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed disbelieve that the Liberian economy she operated for 12 years has the capacity for a collective of Indi duals to transfer about $400 million United States dollars into...