Mysterious Death Reported In Liberia Again

Staff Report Police in Bomi County, western Liberia are investigating the mysterious death of a 47-year old man whose body was discovered on Sirleaf Camp along the Monrovia and Bomi County highway. According to a local daily, quoting police source, the body of Alfred Gorden was late Tuesday afternoon discovered under an old farm kitchen, two minutes walk from the Sirleaf Camp with his face laying flat on the ground.

Political Parties Want Local Gov’t Act Enacted

By Varney Sirleaf Registered political parties are calling on the national legislature to enact the Local Government Bill into law. In a Joint Resolution adopted in Buchanan City, Brand Bassa County by political parties on Decentralization and Local Governance Reforms, the parties urged the Executive Branch of Government to fast track’ submission of the draft Local Government Act to the Legislative Branch of Government and at the same time, called

Liberia: 11 Questions: Ophelia S. Lewis, Writer

Born Nov.7, 1961 Ophelia S. Lewis is a Liberian writer and publisher. Her first book, “My Dear Liberia” [2004] was published in memory of pre- civil war Liberia. She is referred to in some quarters as a feminist-nationalist, and is the founder of Village Tale Publishing. She is also the author of novels, and children’s books, poetry, short stories and essays. Ophelia is active in helping other authors getting their

Liberia Ranks High With Secret Swiss Banks Savings

MONROVIA—Liberia’s international negative reputation for corruption continues to grow with several international reports painting a bad image about how the country is managing its resources. Against the backdrop of a Global Witness report alleging bribery reported committed by former and current Liberian government officials another report has listed Liberia as the top African country with saving in bank accounts when the amount deposited are matched with the country Gross domestic

Liberia: Remove Troubling Libel  And Sedition Laws

Monrovia — Human Rights lawyer Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe has frowned on the continuous prosecution of Liberians on criminal libel and sedition charges. He said the laws have been repealed since the coming into force of the 1986 Constitution. Cllr. Gongloe in an interview with FrontPageAfrica during the week said several journalists, rights activists and ordinary Liberians have been affected by the laws through arrest and detention when the laws came

Liberia Lone Stars Coach James Debbah Will Resign

  Liberia Lone Stars Coach James Debbah says he will resign as care taker of the National Outfit, the prestigious Lone Stars. It is his second time announcing he will resign as coach in less than a month. After Liberia surrendered a two goal lead to the Togo Hawks at the Antoinette Stadium, in an afcons qualification in Monrovia, a fortnight ago, Debbah says the criticisms coming his way are

The editorial that landed a Liberian editor in trouble

his week the Chief of staff of the Liberian Army Gen. Daniel Gen. Ziankahn summoned perhaps Liberia’s best known and respected journalist to his office for correctly stating that personnel from the defence ministry and the army brass were late for the world peace keeping day festivities…memories immediately flashed back to Gen. Samuel Doe military dictator of the so-called People Redemption Council [PRC] who led by military decrees during the

PHOTO ESSAY: IS Gen. Ziankahn Confused?

AFL Chief of Staff Gen. Ziankahn ordered the Liberian Observer editor and publisher, the respected Kenneth Best to without delay appeared at his office this week, over a news article that met his displeasure. Gen. Ziankahn is supposed to, or expected to be the best and intelligent ever army Chief of Staff of the Liberian Army given Liberia’s brush with military dictatorship and armed conflict which lasted for almost three

The Carbonaria Kingdom: A short story

Synopsis Peppered moths are polymorphous insects that usually appear dark or light-colored. And, depending on whether they live in a polluted region or not, one or the other form will thrive. In polluted regions, the dark-colored peppered moths, known as carbonaria, thrive because they use the soot-covered trees to camouflage from birds that prey on them. Hence, the more polluted a region, the more the carbonaria peppered moths. A writer

Liberia Lone Stars throw away must win

By Wleh Bedell The Lone Stars of Liberia succumbed to pressure on Sunday In Monrovia against a well drilled Togo’s Sparrow Hawks team that came from two goals down to walk away with a vital away point in a nerve wrecking 2-2 draw in the the Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium (ATS). The sticks were high, but, the Lone Stars needed a must