Reflecting On UBA Board’s Dinner in Monrovia

By Philip N. Wesseh Normally, after leaving the squirrel’s cage at the University of Liberia, I always make it my duty to read all of the mail that my office received on my behalf during my absence. On Monday of this week, while perusing these communications, I saw an invitation from the Broad of Directors headed by Ambassador (Prof) Dew Tuah Wleh Mayson of the newly established United Bank of

Peter Ballah Dies at 67

By: R. C. Geeplay Peter Ballah who passed away recently in Margibi County is no doubt one of Liberia’s most recognizable voices and faces of his time. What he brought to the theater and comedy in Liberia can be referred to as a pioneering feat that has perhaps no equal. Ballah, popularly referred to as Flomo was 67 when he died at the Duside Hospital in Firestone on Sunday night, December 30,

‘American Idol’ judge Nicki Minaj comment Starts War of Words in Trinidad!

By: Hawa Wesseh Little did American idol judge Nicki Minaj know that her comments praising Liberian native Zoanette Johnson on national television in Las Vegas would be so polarizing that Trinidadians would take to social media and the news circuits to denounce the rapper for daring to mention her country and war torn Liberia in the same breadth of sentence, but if they looked closer they probably would have seen

Women Want Greater participation In Constitutional Reform

  Jefferson D.Tweh Liberian Women living in the country have requested for a constitutional review so as to enable them participate in the process. Speaking at the opening of the meeting, the chair of the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC), Madam Gloria M. Scott, disclosed that the meeting was intended for the women around the country to conglomerate and be part of the constitutional review process because there is a great

We Welcome Financial Aid To Students, Bu

YESTERDAY, HUNDREDS OF students from Nimba County attending various Universities in Monrovia stormed the Capitol Building in demand of financial aid settlement from the County Scholarship Scheme. THE STUDENTS UNDER the banner Nimba Students Union (NSU) accused three of their Representatives, Jeremiah Koung, Garrison Yalue, and Saywah Dornah of being obstacles to their registration and payments of fees that are ongoing at various universities. THE STUDENTS IN an angry mood

Liberty Gold Wants Concession Back

  Inquirer Staff Report In April 2011, Len Lindstrom, the President CEO of Liberty International Mineral Corp and the Liberty Group of Companies was a delegate at Liberia’s first LIMEP Mineral Conference, and was very excited as he had just finished winning his huge court case against the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy and gave a glowing interview telling international investors to “Take Heart, Liberia’s Mineral Sector has greatly

Lone Star Whips Uganda Cranes 2-0

Staff Report Yesterday, the Liberian Lone Stars defeated The Cranes of Uganda 2 goals to 0 at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Painesville, outside Monrovia. The game was a Fifa Brazil 2014 World Cup Qualifier. The stadium was jam-packed. Liberia went ahead with a header in the 36 minutes through Malaysian based Patrick Wleh to wild celebration from the 30 thousand capacity filled fans. The second goal came through

Fish Town Harper Road Pavement Begins

  Story by Alva M. Wolokolie President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf recently showered praises on one of her able lieutenants, Public Works Minister, Attorney Samuel Koffi Woods for his commitment and dedication. Minister Woods, a former Human Rights lawyer of the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) and Labor Minister in the first term of President Sirleaf, reports say has been instrumental in bringing significant transformation at the Public Works Ministry