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 (...)
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...
“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).
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 (...)
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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.
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.
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.
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 (...)
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), (...)
“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 (...)
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, firstname.lastname@example.org The accident occurred at about 3:45 PM when a motorcyclist attempted (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
‘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 (...)
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 (...)
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.
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)