3 Arrested For Cross-Border Crime In Liberia

By M. Welemongai Ciapha, II Police in Monrovia have arrested and charged three persons with auto theft, criminal facilitation and theft of property for their alleged involvement in stealing a white Nissan Patrol Jeep from Liberia and sold it in Conakry, Guinea for US$17,000.00. Police identified the three accused as Baba Dolley, Daniel Mulbah and Abdullah, who reportedly sold the vehicle from a company named as Caterpillar Motoren. The cost price

Liberia Interim Land Taskforce Established

Staff Report The President of Liberia, Madame Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, on March 18, 2016 established an Interim Land Task Force (ILTF), following the end of the extended tenure of the Land Commission.   The ILTF is charged with the responsibility to undertake and maintain sustained legislative engagement to facilitate the speedy passage of the Liberia Land Authority Bill and to maintain continued engagement with partners, donors and other land sector stakeholders so

Decentralization Gets Boost

  By Jefferson D. Tweh In an effort to bring government closer to the people, the Government of Liberia and its development partners have demonstrated their commitment and dedicated two service centers in Margibi and Bong Counties. Speaking at the dedicatory program of service centers in Gbarnga, Bong County; President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said her government has a long way to go and that it requires strong commitment on the part

Vision 2030 Records Major Progress

  By Morrison O.G. Sayon The 5 years National Vision Plan crafted from the long-term government agenda has recorded tremendous progress; President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has disclosed.The fourth pillar of the AfT or Agenda for Transformation was revealed on Monday at the National Government Summit held in Gbarnga City, Bong County. The Submit was held under the theme: Liberia Rising 2030: Taking Stock of a Shared Future. Elaborating on the economic pillar of

Liberia: Weah will run for the Executive Mansion

The former international footballer George Weah will run for president of Liberia for a second time. He said he had the “vision” to transform the country. Mr Weah, who played for teams including Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and Chelsea, was the highest-ranking African footballer in Fifa’s list of greatest players of the 20th century. His previous presidential bid, in 2005, was defeated by current president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Her second term in office

I will not submit to CDC probe

Dr. Peter Coleman has termed as laughable the call by the Political Leader of the CDC, Senator George M. Weah, for the CDC Grievance and Ethics Committee to probe him for “Conflict of interest” as it relates to “Professional Services” at the JFK Memorial Hospital. In what he called an Initial Reaction to the CDC “So-called” probe of Senator Coleman by the Ethics and Grievance Committee, Dr. Coleman questioned, “Does

Foreign Minister Speaks On Climate Change

Foreign Minister Marjon Kamara is warning that unless concrete steps are taken to actualize the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the world stands to suffer its devastating consequences. The Liberian top diplomat said while it is equally important to take a critical look at the prospects of financing and development goals,  the issue which brought Member States together in New York  is essential for all because the issue of climate change

Amb. Endee Donates to Swagamore Families

Staff Report Liberia’s Cultural Ambassador, Queen Ma Massa Juli Emdee has donated several bags of rice, oil and other assorted food items as well as soft drinks to families in the Swagamore community, who were recently quarantined under the MOH 21-day “voluntary precautionary observation”. The cost of the items is put at over three thousand United States. Additionally, Amb. Endee also presented US$500.00 to the families and US$ to the Community

Ellen Breaks Ground For Road Project In Gbapolu

By Morrison O.G. Sayon In continuation of her developmental initiatives throughout the country, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has broken ground for the construction of another road project in Gbapolu County. The Liberian leader broke ground for the construction of a road from Morlakwelleh Town in Bokomu District to Palakwelleh Town in Guo Nwolaila District at a brief ceremony held in Morlalwelleh, Gbapolu County. The ground-breaking ceremony was held over the weekend in the

Group Takes Issue With Duncan

 Staff Report A civil society group the Societal Reform initiative of Liberia said it attention  is seriously drawn to expression of support for Vice President Joseph Boakai’s presidential bid, made by one Crayton Duncan at the expense of former Central Bank of Liberia(CBL) Executive Governor Dr. Joseph Mills Jones. The group said such expression of support by Duncan, accompanied by some utterances that termed to demean the character and rubbish the