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President Ellen Sirleaf and Liberia's Comeback
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, left, meet with Chief of Police Marc Armblah at the police academy in Monrovia, Liberia Thursday, Aug.
Sat May 18, 2013
Consensus forming on a golden thread of development,a says co-chair of UN panel on post-2015 agenda
Addressing journalists at the UN Headquarters in New York, Mr. Cameron said that members of the High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, which includes President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, "nailed our colours to the mast with one clear overarching aim - end extreme poverty in ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Liberia: House Invites PUL, Warrick
The House of Representatives has invited the leadership of the Press Union of Liberia and the Director of the Executive Protection Service Othello Warrick over 'terror threat' against the Liberian Media.
The Miami Herald
Ex-warlord Johnson in Liberia quits his own party
Prince Johnson, a former warlord-turned-politician who is best known for having videotaped himself overseeing the torture of Liberia's ex-president, announced Friday he is quitting the political party he founded.
Thu May 16, 2013
Consensus forming on 'golden thread of development,' says...
A United Nations high-level panel on a post-2015 global development agenda wrapped up today with consensus emerging on how to make a more equitable world, said British Prime Minister David Cameron in his role as co-chair of the body.
Wed May 15, 2013
Is Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Setting A Bad Nepotism Precedent?
President Sirleaf's Unity Party is part of the Democrat Union of Africa and she's a Nobel Prize winner.
Tue May 14, 2013
David Cameron fights UN plan to commit to reduced income inequality
David Cameron and Prince Harry aboard a new Routemaster bus in the Meatpacking District of New York.
Mon May 13, 2013
Togo leader slams rich countries over aid cuts
The president of Togo, one of the world's poorest countries, on Monday slammed rich nations who have cut development aid saying it contributes to the spread of terrorism.
Liberia: Liberian Government Calls On Press Union to Recant Decision On News Blackout
The Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism has called on the leadership of the Press Union of Liberia to reconsider and reverse its "news blackout" decision on the government.
Fri May 10, 2013
Liberia: Liberian Entrepreneur Trust Launched
The launch has officially taken place in Monrovia of Launch of Liberian Entrepreneur Trust last night at the Krystal Ocean View Hotel.
Liberia: GOL Signs Gbarnga-Ganta-Guinea Border Road Contract
The Government of Liberia through the Minister of Public Works Attorney Samuel Kofi Woods says government will ensure that the Gbarnga-Ganta-Guinea Border Road meets international standard.
Liberia: President Sirleaf Dismisses BWI Principal Jackollie,...
Based upon reports of financial malpractice, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has today dismissed Mr.
Liberia: PUL Cites Journalists to Mass Meeting Over EPS' Boss Threat Against Journalists
The Press Union of Liberia is citing journalists to a mass meeting on Thursday, May 9 to discuss President Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf's security chief's life threatening and anti speech statement directed towards journalists on World Press Freedom Day.
Thu May 09, 2013
Thomson Reuters Hosts Newsmaker with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
President Sirleaf to discuss Liberia's continuing journey from poverty to prosperity Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013 - At a Thomson Reuters Newsmaker to be held on Friday, May 17, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first female head of state for an African nation and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, will discuss her administration's development goals ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Liberia natural resources deals not compliant with law, find auditors
Report says only two out of 68 contracts awarded by Liberian government since 2009 in sectors such as oil are compliant The Liberian government of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf admits the report had found flaws in its process, but denied they amounted to a violation of the law.
Tue May 07, 2013
Liberia: President Sirleaf Calls for Corrective Measures in Passport...
Upon hearing of a breakdown in the system of issuing passports, with long lines and people once again paying others for processing their passports, an angry President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Monday visited the Passport Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to see the situation first-hand. According to an Executive Mansion release, President ... (more)
Liberia: More Substitution in Government
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has made several new nominations in government, including Mr.
Mon May 06, 2013
Liberia: President's Security Chief Threatens to Go After Journalists
On the day journalists thronged the port city of Buchanan for the occasion marking the celebration of World Press Freedom Day, an official of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's elite security unit pulled the sword at them, threatening a very serious battle should they engage in "wrong reportage." Othello Warrick, Director of the metamorphosed ... (more)
Liberia: Liberia Intervenes to Resolve Land, Rights Disputes With Agriculture Concessionaires
Following successful consultations by the concerned Ministries and entities of government, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf convened, on April 4, a meeting with concessionaires operating in Liberia.
Liberia: Overhaul Educational System - Pres. Sirleaf
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has provided more justifications for her recent criticism of the educational system in Liberia, which she described as "complete mess", that requires a total overhaul.