Monrovia Inquirer

MOVEE calls for political will to end graft in Liberia

Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE) chairman Dee-Maxwell Kemayah has given mixed reviews to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s final Annual Message to the joint session of the legislature, adding his take on the issues the speech dealt with, including transformative change in the financial sector, fixing the economy and curbing corruption. Putting forward a brief disclaimer, Dee-Maxwell Kemayah said although Sirleaf’s annual message did not justify continuity, citizens should however be

Review-Between the Kola Forest and the Salty Sea

Between the Kola Forest and the Salty Sea reveals the long-hidden story of those who lived in the region before Liberia was created. The book brings forth inspiring revelations laying bare for the readers the different languages and ethnic groups of Liberia. Burrowes narrates that, the barkless or “kaykay” dog found in Liberian villages were a favorite pet of Ancient Egyptian pharaohs, and kola – once used as an ingredient in soft

Liberty Party Slams Liberia Revenue Authority

The Editor Is the Liberian Government serious about helping the little guy?  if so, then why are they suffocating small businesses with their stupid regulations and red tape?  (Re “Liberty Party Slams Liberia Revenue Authority Over Tax Protest At Freeport”) Recently, the small business killers (Liberia Revenue Authority aka LRA) decided to impose additional regulations to crack down on fake invoices and under-valuation on imported commodities.  But these new regulations

Liberia Village Tales Publishing seeks submission

Submission Guidelines ONCE UPON A TIME IN LIBERIA Once Upon a Time in Liberia is a VTP first anthology to be published in paperback and ebook formats. The following guidelines are for submission for publication. We are accepting submissions from November 1, 2016 to November 1, 2017 from anywhere in the world. Send us your best work, we’d love to read it. CURRENT CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS: Short Story | Poetry

Liberian Assembly Building, Capitol Hill Monrovia

The Editor,   Denying rumors of bribery, Rep. Matenokay Tingban [aka Chump Change Tingban] says the bribery accusation is false and misleading. He describe it as “blackmail”. (Re “Liberian Lawmakers Dispel Hummingbird U.S$1.5 Bribery”) Yeah right…  But do you believe anything these born rogues tell you? Please. Bribery is their M.O (modus operandi)! Even my Happy Corner people have more creditability than Chump Change Tingban! Crooks, liars and thieves (born rogues) earned their

Person voting Liberia Election 2017

  (December 14, 2016): The most important power one has as a voter is the power of his or her vote. It is the power you have as voters to hold all elected and appointed individuals in various positions of power, including the presidency accountable. This power is guaranteed under the Liberian Constitution. This is your undisputable power and right that allows you to make your government work for you.

C. C. Dennis and April 22 1980

by John Weghorst The Executions of April 22, 1980 in Monrovia, Liberia: Who is Charles Cecil Dennis, Jr.? Born 1931, Montserrado County, Liberia Died April 22, 1980, Barclay Beach, Monrovia, Liberia: Mr. Charles “Cecil” Dennis was a well known and well respected Liberian political figure who was American educated and who served as Secretary of State/Minister of Foreign Affairs under President William Tolbert from 1973 until the coup d’état by Samuel Doe on April

Ethiopia: Grand Renaissance Dam

Africa’s population is exploding. By the United Nations’ estimate, the continent will see its current population of 1.2 billion double by the year 2050. That’s an expected growth of 42 million people — basically a brand-new Argentina — every year. A number of important infrastructure projects are underway to make room for all those people, including railways, dams, and clean energy solutions such as solar arrays. Here are some of the

ALJA Fetes New PUL Prez Charles Coffey

Praises outgoing leader Kamara The Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas (ALJA) has applauded its sister organization, the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) on the election of its new corps of officers, a release approved by its president Moses Sandy said recently. President-elect Charles Coffey and his corps of officers were elected on Saturday, November 19, in Ganta, Nimba County, at the Union’s 5th Annual Congress. In a recent

Why Liberia Missed Out On The Afcons

By Chris Weah Given the poor handling of the Liberian national team, and the failure for its recent qualification for the continental fiesta [Afcons], even as it was close to doing so, leaves much to ponder and especially Musa Bility and his lackluster led Liberian Football Association [LFA]. It seems that personal interests has NOW consumed the Liberian FA and the Lone Stars. There is no competitive domestic league to