10 hrs ago
Liberia: Concern Mounts Over U.S.$8.5 Million Escrow Account
Civil society groups are mounting concern over the status of the US$8.5 million placed in the escrow account at the Central Bank of Liberia .
14 hrs ago
Liberia: UNMIL Chief Favors TRC Implementation
More than five years after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its final report and recommendations in which it indicted President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former rebel leaders and some officials of her government, an esteemed member of the diplomatic community has called for the implementation of the TRC report.
19 hrs ago
Sirleaf Mandates AFL, LNP to Enforce Anti-Ebola Compliance
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said that members of the Armed Forces of Liberia and officers of the Liberia National Police are on standby to ensure that safety and preventive rules emanating from the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in fighting the Ebola virus are adhered to by the Liberian public.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Liberia: Open Budget National Awareness Campaign Launched in Buchanan
The Center for Media Studies and Peace-building, has in concert with the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning hosted a successful launch of the Open Budget national awareness campaign in the Port City of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.
Liberia: Ebola fight intensifies
Dr. Luis Gomes Sambo, the World Health Organization Regional Director for Africa, arrived in the country Monday, July 21, on an official visit to contribute to the fight against the ongoing Ebola Virus Disease outbreak.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Liberia: Ellen Gets Tough - Several Suspended Without Pay
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has sanctioned several government officials for failing to file their Income, Assets, and Declaration as reported by the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission .
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Liberia: Changing Lives on Larger Scale is Goal of Senate Run a a a" Robert Sirleaf
Monrovia - Robert Sirleaf , son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has declared his candidacy for senator representing Montserrado County, which includes Liberia's capital, Monrovia.
Liberia May Be Heading For Its Worst Crisis Ever
I may be wrong and stand to be corrected, but I have never heard of a country in Africa or any other continent where a group of indigenous lawmakers will come out to organize a political party with the desire to field an indigenous presidential candidate in an election.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Ebola in Liberia: Legislature urges president to declare 'state of health emergency'
Following an hour of an emotionally charged debate, the Senate plenary Thursday, July 17, voted to mandate its leadership to immediately join their House of Representatives counterparts to ask President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to declare "a state of health emergency," in wake of the alarming spread of the Ebola disease.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Liberia: Buchanan Hosts Open Budget Initiative
After commissioning a CSO driven public awareness raising campaign, the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning in partnership with Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding, , will officially launch the project on Saturday 19th July instant in the administrative building of the Port city of Buchanan, Grand ... (more)
Liberia: CDC Leads Ebola Walk Monday
Contrary to its popular jingles of avoiding skin contacts among other Dos and Don'ts, officials at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare are expected to join the main opposition, the Congress for Democratic Change or CDC for an Ebola walk on Monday.
NOCALa s $38 M: In GOLa S Coffer Or President Sirleaf's Coffer?
On June 30, 2014, during a press conference, according to FrontPage Africa, Dr. Edwin McClain, chief executive of the Liberian National Oil Company , took on critics of his boss, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as well as NOCAL.
Liberia: Dual Citizenship Is an Issue, but Where Is the Evidence
In Politics, Anything is possible, especially in this poverty stricken country called Liberia.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Liberia: Opposition Politician Rejects Presidential Appointment
The Political Leader of the Movement for Progress Change Simeon Freemen has rejected his appointment to the board of the Grand Bassa Community College by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Liberia: Robert Sirleaf Talks Big
Mr. Robert A. Sirleaf, the son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf officially declared his intention to contest the Montserrado County Senatorial race as an independent candidate on Wednesday, with big talks that tend to question his mother's achievements so far.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Liberia: Two CDC Lawmakers Want Civil Servant Salary Increment
Two Lawmakers from the opposition Congress for Democratic Change at the House of Representatives have written the Plenary of the body to consider the increment of civil servants salaries.
Liberia: President Sirleaf Makes Additional Appointments
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, continuing with nomination of officials to positions in government, has named the following persons to the Judiciary, Ministries of Finance and Development Planning, Transport, Labor, Foreign Affairs, Commerce and Industry, State for Presidential Affairs and the General Services Agency.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Cancelation Of This Year's July 26 Celebration Destined For Sinoe And Grand Kru Must Be Condemned
It has never happen before in Liberia for a national event approved to be held in one part of the country for the venue to be changed.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Liberia: Nimba Lawmakers Must Redirect Their Qualms
"As is to be expected, the Government of Liberia will dutifully undertake a repair of the damaged roads and bridges, but the cost will be sourced from funds directly allocated for the development of Nimba County," was the decision announced by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf when she address the nation last Thursday, July 10, 2014 from the Ministry ... (more)
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Ellen Instructs Public Works to Save JFK
In the wake of the erosion which has affected the rear fence of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has instructed the Ministry of Public Works to lead a team charged with the responsibility to clear all man-made structures obstructing the drainages and flow of natural water.