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Former House Speaker Alex Tyler, A Poster Child of Corruption in Liberia?
Monrovia - “Forget the politicians. The politicians are put there to give you the idea you have freedom of choice. You don't. You have no choice. You have owners.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 21/02/2017

 
National Democratic Institute Fields Team to Assess Pre-Election in Liberia
Monrovia – The National Democratic Institute (NDI) is fielding a delegation from February 20-24 to assess preparations for Liberia’s October 10, 2017 Presidential and legislative elections.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 21/02/2017

 
LoneStarCell/MTN Denies Having Negotiation With House Over Voice Call Tax
Monrovia – LonestarCell/MTN has reacted sharply to a story in the FrontPageAfrica Newspaper, linking it to lobbying with the House of Representatives on One Cent per Minute Call.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 21/02/2017

 
Gov’t Terms Former CBL Governor’s Criticism As Politically Motivated
Monrovia – The Ministry of Information Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) has described as illusory and dishonest, a statement attributed to former Central Bank of Liberia, (CBL) Executive Governor, turned presidential hopeful, Dr. Mills Jones, that the “failure of the government is not a (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 21/02/2017

House Queries Foreign Ministry Over Missing Japanese Grants
Monrovia – The manager of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ project dubbed “IECI Human & Capacity Building Project” sponsored by the government of Japan, Augustine Nyenplu has been exposed by an audit conducted by the General Auditing Commission (GAC) for allegedly stealing L$20,195,625.00...
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 21/02/2017

Stolen Phone Trade Booms in Monrovia - Selling From US$50 - US$200
Monrovia – Chris ‘Rakaza’ Peters is a well-known phone seller in the streets of Monrovia. For him, selling stolen phones is a very easy business - iit rakes fast cash.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 20/02/2017

Dr. Sawyer Calls For National Political Dialogue on Elections
Monrovia - The head of the Governance Commission (GC), Dr. Amos Sawyer, has stressed the need for the holding of a national forum aimed at promoting a peaceful and transparent election in October 2017.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 20/02/2017

“My Relationship With Cummings Still Intact” – Taa Wongbe
Monrovia - Taa Wongbe, the man alleged to be in a viral rated-X video on the internet, said the scandal has not soured his relationship with Mr. Alexander Cummings, political leader of the Alternative National Congress (ANC).
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 20/02/2017

African Energy Ministers to address investors at the 3rd Powering Africa Summit
— LONDON, United Kingdom, February 20, 2017/ — H.E. Patrick Sendolo, Minister for Energy, Land and Mines, Liberia, H.E. Hon Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda and H.E. Hon Pierre Anatole Matusila, Minister of Energy and Water… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 20/02/2017

Supreme Court of Liberia Nails ECOWAS Court Judge Wilkins Wright
Monrovia – The integrity of one of the justices of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, Justice M. Wilkins Wright, has come to public disrepute in his home country, Liberia, where the Supreme Court has revoked his license for 12 months.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 20/02/2017

Liberian Senators Want 25% Cut in Benefits To Top Officials
Monrovia (LINA) - As part of efforts to resuscitate Liberia's ailing economy, three members of the Liberian Senate has recommended a review of the benefits of top officials with the intent to effect a 25 percent reduction.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 20/02/2017

Rock Hill Ducor Community Members Resist Evacuation
Monrovia - Residents of the Rock Hill Community, surrounding the ruined Ducor Palace Hotel have rejected claims made by the National Investment Commission (NIC) that they are illegally occupying the area.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 19/02/2017

Ex-Governor of Central Bank of Liberia Says Gov't Failure A Reality
Monrovia - Former Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, Dr. Mills Jones, said the failure of the government is not a criticism but a reality.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 19/02/2017

VP, Supporters Unwary of Recent Resignations From Unity Party
Monrovia – Vice President Joseph Boakai whose hopes are high of becoming the next President of Liberia says he is not deterred by the recent resignations from the ruling Unity Party.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 19/02/2017

Intense Lobbying With House of Representatives on 1¢ Per Minute Call
Monrovia – Following the public outcry on the imposition of the US$0.1 per minute tax on telecommunication voice calls, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, along with the Speaker’s office, set up a committee to review the impact of the tax on the ordinary and impoverished masses to come up with (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 19/02/2017

A Call to Establish National Salary and Remuneration Commission
Your Excellency, as you may be aware, income inequality in Liberia has been, and still is, a major source of conflict and widening poverty for millions of Liberians. The “Agenda for Transformation: Steps Towards Liberia Rising 2030” (AFT), (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 19/02/2017

President Sileaf and Her Cronies - Is There A Secret?
LIBERIA IS BRAIN DRAINED, NO DOUBT about that – but not to the extent that Madam President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, wants the Liberian people to believe.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 19/02/2017

“For The Gambia Crisis Resolution, Let’s Give Honor To Whom It’s Due”
Abuja - Representative Edwin Snowe, Jr., one of Liberia’s five representatives to the ECOWAS Parliament, has appealed to his regional colleagues to appropriately recognize the specific roles that other ECOWAS leaders played in the resolution of The Gambian (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 18/02/2017

Breaking News: Six Die in Tragic Road Accident on Monrovia-Kakata Highway
Todee – At least six persons have died in a tragic car accident that occurred on Monrovia-Kakata Highway Friday afternoon. Ten persons sustained varying degrees of injuries. Selma Lomax, selma.lomax@frontpageafricaonline.com The accident occurred at about 3:45 PM when a motorcyclist attempted (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 17/02/2017

CDC Primaries in Limbo: Aspirants Worry Over Delays
Monrovia – A growing number of aspirants in the newly-formed Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) are concerned over their fates, expressing fear they may not be given a shot at running due to delays over preparations for the (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 17/02/2017

Liberia Strengthens Historical Ties With Great Britain
London, Great Britain - Liberia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary accredited to the Court of Saint James, Ambassador Dr. S. Mohammed Sheriff, has recounted the historically productive ties that have and continues to define the relationship subsisting between the United Kingdom of (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 17/02/2017

Liberian Senate Ratifies Terrorism Protocol Following President Visit
Monrovia - A day after President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made an unannounced visit to the leadership of the Liberian Senate, the body has passed the much coveted “Liberian Anti-terrorist Act” with several amendments.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 17/02/2017

LoneStarCell/MTN Apologizes for Misleading Liberian Legislature
Monrovia - Communications giant, LoneStarCell/MTN has written a communication to members of the House of Representatives, expressing its apology following arguments and counter arguments over its recent decision to cancel the three days free call (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 16/02/2017

Eviction Exercise Takes Political Trend At 72nd Barrack in Paynesville
Paynesville City – Liberia’s opposition political party, Congress for Democratic Change, has come in strong defense of occupants at the 72nd Barracks in Paynesville after the tenants were recently ordered by the Ministry of Defense to vacate the (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 16/02/2017

‘Only George Weah Signs For Stipends & Leaves’ – PYJ on Weah ECOWAS Parliament Absence
Monrovia – Senator Prince Y. Johnson, a member of the Liberian delegation to the ECOWAS Parliament has described Senator George Manneh Weah’s failure to attend full sessions at the regional parliament as “bad”, noting Sen. Weah is the only one on the Liberian delegation who leaves sessions (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 16/02/2017

'Master Shelo' Arrested by Liberian Police For Buying Voters Cards
Monrovia – The Liberia National Police has arrested a man believed to be in his 40s for allegedly purchasing voters registration cards, something the LNP says is a violation of the country’s elections law.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 16/02/2017

Tyler Requests Court to Dismiss Amended Indictment in Sable Mining Case
Monrovia - Ahead of his much publicized trial slated for Friday, February 17, former House Speaker Alex Tyler has requested the Criminal Court ‘C’ at the Temple of Justice to deny and dismiss the amended indictment of the Special Presidential Taskforce against (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 15/02/2017

Samuel Thompson Wants To Be Next President of Liberia
Monrovia - Despite the criticism by many Liberians, including politicians, that the Unity party led government has failed Liberia, a presidential hopeful, Samuel Thompson, has taken different trend by encouraging Liberians to appreciate President Sirleaf for progress made over the (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 15/02/2017

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Meets Liberian Gov't Officials
Monrovia - The United Kingdom (UK) Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, has described bilateral relations with Liberia as “very important.”
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 15/02/2017

Senator Under Probe in Bong County Technical College Corruption Saga
Monrovia - The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) has forwarded the names of three individuals to face prosecution in line with their alleged role in a questionable contractual agreement signed between the County Administration of Bong and the Liberia China United Investment (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 15/02/2017

Liberia: Senator Weah Calls On Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo
[FrontPageAfrica] Accra -Senator George Weah, a former world player, is the second high profile football personality to visit Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

Taa Wongbe of Alternative National Congress Distances Himself From Viral Sex Tape
Monrovia – Personality attack and character assassination are sure to mar this year’s presidential elections with some going extreme of ruining their opponents’ entire future – politically and socially.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 15/02/2017

‘Guinea Bissau High on ECOWAS Agenda’ – Lewis Brown Tells UN Security Council
Monrovia – Liberia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Lewis G. Brown, has told Members of the United Nations Security Council that in continued efforts at finding an amicable and peaceful resolution to the crisis in the West African nation of Guinea Bissau, it has been placed high (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 15/02/2017

President Sirleaf Dedicates 70 Affordable Housing Units in Brewerville
Monrovia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dedicated 70 modern and affordable housing units, constituting Phase III of the NASSCORP Village Housing Estate in Brewerville City in Montserrado County.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 15/02/2017

Weah’s Continuous Absence at ECOWAS Parliament Sets in New Regulation
Monrovia – Senator George Weah’s continuous absence and short stay at the ECOWAS Parliament sessions has begun raising eye brow among members of the parliament and has also sparked a new set of regulations to govern sessions, meetings and (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 14/02/2017

Senators Call For Responsible Handling of Land Issues in Liberia
Monrovia - Senator Albert Chie, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Lands, Mines, Energy and Natural Resources, has challenged Liberian officials responsible for handling land matters in the country to act appropriately and promptly.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 14/02/2017

Ellen Dismisses Assistant Foreign Minister For Forgery, Impersonation
Monrovia – President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dismissed Atty. Evelyn Kou Lah-Adile as Assistant Minister Legal Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 14/02/2017

House Endorses Report to Allow Pre-Trial Detainees Vote in 2017
Monrovia – Members of the House of Representatives have unanimously voted to endorse a report from its Judiciary and Elections Committee that would allow pre-trial detainees to vote in the ensuing 2017 Elections.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 14/02/2017

Tyler, Kollie, Ricks Toweh Caught in Smelly Global Witness Report
Monrovia - Booked in another smelly Global Witness Report, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, J. Alex Tyler and some of his cohorts in the House of Representatives have been named as owners of logging companies that have lied, cheated and stolen from the Liberian people through (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 14/02/2017

William W. Tuider Joins Liberia's 2017 Presidential Race
Monrovia – Adding to a litany of presidential hopefuls, William W. Tuider, Sr. a new face in Liberian politics has vowed to give Liberia back to Liberians if elected President.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 14/02/2017

Huge Infrastructure Deficit – Liberia’s Investment Commissioner Alarms
Monrovia - Liberia’s economy is poor and its infrastructure development is struggling due to huge infrastructure deficit, according to the Executive Director of the National Investment Commission, George Wisner.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 14/02/2017

Artisanal Mining Undermines Education in Gbarpolu County in Liberia
Gbarpolu County - At 19, Joseph Momah has two women pregnant and another with a young baby. Between 2011 and 2013 he worked on several artisanal mines, digging, washing and sieving for gold and diamonds in his native Gbarpolu (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 14/02/2017

Longtime Unity Party Steward Abandons UP For Liberty Party
Monrovia – The exodus of key political figures from the ruling Unity Party is becoming a concern ahead of the crucial October elections.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 14/02/2017

Chief Justice Orders Judiciary Workers Eyeing Legislative Seat to Resign
Monrovia - Judicial workers wishing to contest the upcoming presidential and legislative elections in October 2017 have been told to resign now to pursue their political ambitions.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 13/02/2017

‘Don’t Blame Pres.Sirleaf’ - US-based Liberian Educator on Corruption
The views of Liberians back home on alleged acts of corruption in the Sirleaf-led government has received a different perspective from one of their kinsman, Dr. Emmanuel Bravy Daykeay, an educator based in the United States of (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 13/02/2017

Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates AFL - Former President Obasanjo Calls for Commitment in New Army
Monrovia - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has congratulated the new AFL for their dedicated services and commitment in the performance of their duties as evidence by their readiness and preparedness to serve Liberia.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 13/02/2017

Several Teachers, Professors, Lecturers Pledge Support to Liberty Party
Monrovia - Cognizant of contributions teachers make to society, Liberty Party political leader has promised to improve the conditions of teachers in Liberia, by providing benefits when he’s elected as the next President of Liberia.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 12/02/2017

Cummings Eyes Private Sector for Liberia’s Economic Growth
Monrovia - In the wake of economic crisis faced by Liberians which has led to hike in prices of major commodities on the market while foreign exchange rate skyrockets, presidential hopeful, Alexander B. Cummings has given scores of market women a US$60k (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 12/02/2017

Jeremiah Sulunteh Selected as Alex Cummings Running Mate?
Gbarnga, Bong County - Former Liberian Ambassador to the United States, Mexico and Canada, Jeremiah Sulunteh, is likely to be announced as running mate to the Alternative National Congress (ANC) of businessman Alexander Cummings this month, FrontPage Africa has reliably (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 11/02/2017

MAVIA Wants Liberia’s Education Minister George Werner to Resign
Monrovia - The Movement Against Violence and Impunity in Africa (MAVIA) has called on the immediate resignation of Liberia’s Minister of Education George Werner.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 11/02/2017



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