Liberia News

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:35am

Liberia needs help from U.S. troops, more ambulances and food to cope with the Ebola crisis, but the deadly disease can be brought under control by the end of the year, its ambassador to the United States said Wednesday.

With enough support from outside, “we could see a good sign of improvement” during the next two months, Jeremiah Sulunteh told The Associated Press on Wednesday at Elizabethtown College, where he delivered a lecture about the challenges facing Liberia.

He said a plan to have 3,000 U.S. troops to...

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:28am
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FAAPA Executive Council: (L-R) Mathias Leandre Atignon (Benin), Jay Nagbe Sloh (Liberia), Yarba Ould Sghair (Mauritania), Khalil Hachimi Idrissi (Morocco), Barry Oumou Valentine Claudine (Ivory Coast), Anasth Wilfrid Mbossa (Congo),...
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Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 12:17am

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commended the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for its humanitarian efforts in assisting thousands of Ivorian refugees living in Liberia to return home.

Flashback: Ivorian refugees  arriving in Maryland County in 2011

"I am glad that the repatriation...

Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 12:27pm

The Government of Liberia continues to use different avenues and individuals local and national government elements to victimize Grand Gedeans. The latest is the illegal arrest and detention of Mr. Levi Taryon, a Grand Gedean who is a member of the Concerned Grand Gedeans advocating for the respect of the fundamental and constitutional rights of fellow 29 Grand Gedeans currently in jail.

Mr. Taryon is the Public Relations Officer of the Concerned Grand Gedeans Liberian branch. His only sin is his unrelenting voice calling on the Liberian Government to release the Grand Gedeans in...

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 7:26pm

Judge Yusuf D. Kaba of Criminal Court "D" at the Temple of Justice in Monrovia, Liberia has granted Government prosecutors’ request demanding for the incarceration of juror Jeremy Nuevelle, who raised alarm recently of prosecution’s jury tempting attempt.

The prosecution informed the Court that juror Nuevelle was using two names for one case. According the prosecution, Jeremy had earlier registered at the Criminal Court "A" under a different name, as Jeremy Gaye.

Partial view of the 18 Grand Gedeans on trial

The Heritage newspaper reported...

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 9:13pm

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed sincere and profound appreciation to the outgoing Ambassador of the Kingdom of Kuwait, His Excellency Dr. Hamad Muhammad Burahmad, for all he has done to strengthen and concretize relations between Kuwait and Liberia.

“I’d like to express, on behalf of the Government and people of Liberia, my sincere and profound thanks and appreciation for all you have done to get Kuwait-Liberia relations...

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 1:25pm

The Ministry of Internal Affairs has constituted a 25-member Advisory Council of Chiefs, Zoes, Elders and Tribal Governors of Liberia.

The Council is to advise the Ministry and help carry out robust outreach and engagement with traditional people throughout the country, especially on matters of the cultures, traditions, and customs of the land.

The Ministry wants the Council to work as a partner in its outreach program and reform of those areas of our culture and customs that require reform and change.

Members of the Advisory council include; River Gee County Paramount...

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 10:00am



ANNUAL MESSAGE to the Second Session of the 53rd National Legislature of the Republic of Liebria;


Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 2:07pm

Liberia's jailed ex-President Charles Taylor has started his appeal at a UN-backed special court in The Hague.

Last May, the court sentenced him to 50 years in prison for aiding and abetting rebels in neighbouring Sierra Leone during the 1991-2002 civil war.

Defence lawyers have called the verdict a "miscarriage of justice" and want the conviction to be quashed.

The prosecution...