Liberia News

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 9:44am

President Sirleaf Urges Liberia Maritime Cadets to Be Shining Examples

(MARSHALL CITY, MARGIBI COUNTY – Monday, January 21, 2013) President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is urging young cadets of the Liberia Marine Training Institute (LMTI) to subscribe to the Institute’s Code of Ethics and stand ready to be shining examples of the best that the institution has to...

Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 8:23pm

Monrovia - As part of its routine Civic and Voter Education (CVES) intervention initiatives in the post electoral cycle, the National Elections Commission will conduct a two-day regional consultation in Tubmanburg, Bomi County from December 14 to 15, 2012. The consultation is being rolled out with assistance from the International Foundation Electoral Systems (IFES). 


Held under the theme, ?Regional Consultation on NEC CVE Six Years Implementation Strategy? will bring together participants from Montserrado, Grand Cape Mount, Gbarpolu and Bomi Counties respectively...

Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 7:44pm

'I'm Disappointed' - Laymah Gbowee Vents Frustrations

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Liberia's Nobel Peace Laureate, Laymah Gbowee, has expressed disappointment in the manner and form President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is steering the affairs of State.

"If you ask me whether I am disappointed, my answer is indeed, I am very disappointed in our President, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for the manner and...

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 1:45pm

A union on the verge of a political tsunami in post-war Liberia is suddenly on the rocks. Winston Tubman and George Weah, who only a fortnight ago were swarming in the glory of a massive political welcome rally now seems headed to splitsville in the wake of an internal wrangling with enormous proportions likely to shake this year’s presidential race.

In mimic of Chinua Achebe’s famed novel, “Things Fall Apart”, a party with so much promise and grassroots support has suddenly once again losing its momentum. Who would have imagined that it would come to this, especially in the...

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 1:44pm

[B]Monrovia[/B] - As part of the Government of Liberia Economic Expansion program to stimulate domestic investment it has begun holding consultations with small and large Liberians entrepreneurs to discuss a policy formulation that will impact the Liberian Business sector.


As part of this discussion Finance Minister Amara Konneh Monday met with several small and larger Liberian business owners at the offices of the Liberian Chambers of Commerce in Monrovia.


The meeting is also part of Government commitment to spent 25% of the Country’s national;...