Prosecute ‘War Criminals’ -UN Urges Weah’s Gov’t

A top UN official on Thursday urged Liberia to implement the recommendations of a truth commission, dating back to 2009, which included prosecuting eight ex-warlords for alleged crimes against humanity. "Liberia is at a turning...

Liberia’s Conflicting Laws on Marriage, Polygamy Highlighted at UN Rights Summit

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has concluded the review of the initial report of Liberia on its implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in the country. Presenting...

From Obscurity to Favorite: How Joseph Boakai Has Transformed The Unity Party into...

He has been a relatively unknown figure in the government of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for nearly ten years. He has played the role of a Vice President to the letter: loyal, quiet, dutiful,...

“Brumskine wants to Bring Chaos’ Defense Chief Reacts to ‘Zogoes’ Army Proposal

Defense Minister Brownie Samukai has angrily reacted to plans by Liberty Party (LP) political leader Cllr. Charles Brumskine to enlist psychopaths, drug addicts, rights abusers and streets criminals commonly known...

Nigerian businesses in focus at Sierra Leone’s presidential poll

As preparations for the Sierra Leone presidential election scheduled for March 7 heat up, Nigeria business interest has become a major focus of campaign between the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) and the major...

Zambia raises interest rates to 15.5%

Zambia's central bank has pushed up interest rates from 12.5% to 15.5% in an effort to curb soaring inflation. Consumer prices nearly doubled in October to 14.3% from 7.7% in September as Zambia's currency weakened...

UNICEF-Liberia Staff Get new Leaderships

UNICEF Liberia Staff Association (ULSA) Friday inducted its newly elected officials to administer the affairs of the organization for two years. Those installed into office are: Mr. John J. Weah, President, Mrs. Madea Reeves-Fully,...

Plunder! – Public Works officials swindle US$307K Japanese fund

  Fresh documents this paper has obtained show senior officials at the ministry of public works have spent more than US$300,000 out of the US$2.2million provided for alley construction on nothing. The government of Japan as...

Nigeria Ready to send 6,000 teachers To Liberia

The Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, has lauded Liberian President George Weah’s request for over 6,000 teachers from Nigeria. The council hinted that about two million teachers are licensed to practise in Nigeria. The Registrar/Chief...

Mr. Clean v. Mr. Action: Nigeria’s Top Contenders Square Up

  Two main contenders have emerged as Africa’s top oil producer heads to presidential elections: incumbent Muhammadu Buhari, who is widely perceived as clean but inefficient, and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, an entrepreneur who’s...