July 29

  • Liberia: 'This Has Been a Very Difficult Year'

    Analyst

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the year 2014 by all accounts has been a very difficult year; however, as unfortunate as the year has been so far, Liberians still have a lot... Read more »

  • Liberia: Brouhaha Over RIA Land

    Analyst

    There has been a lot of talk about land grab--the commandeering of indigenous people's land. But whenever the issues of land grab come out, one often thinks immediately about... Read more »

  • Liberia: Patrick Sawyer Body Cremated

    NEWS

    The body of the first victim of Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria, who died in Lagos on Friday, has been cremated. Read more »

  • Liberia: UP Supports Prince Johnson Senatorial Bid

    NEWS

    Days after it declared Dr. Peter Weato as its candidate in Nimba County for the October Senatorial Election, Unity Party (UP) has disclosed that the decision has been reversed. Read more »

  • Liberia: American Missionary Tested Positive

    NEWS

    The Relief group, Samaritan's Purse, has announced that a second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola. The latest development comes barely hours after... Read more »

  • Liberia: Did Willis Knuckles Die Begging?

    NEWS

    It wasn't expected that the man who influenced decisions in the past and present administrations in Liberia would have ended his life begging the Liberian government to help him... Read more »

  • Liberia: 'End All Forms of Salary Discrimination'

    NEWS

    Delegates at the just ended Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) Seminar have agreed on a number of issues aimed at improving the working conditions of journalists in West Africa. Read more »

  • Liberia: Waja Concludes Conference On Condition of Journalists

    NEWS

    Representatives and heads of member unions of the West African Journalists (WAJA) have ended a two-day conference in Cotonou, Benin, calling for renewed commitment to the safety... Read more »

  • Liberia: Court Blamed for Increased Armed Robbery

    NEWS

    The Liberia National Police is blaming the courts for the increase in armed robbery across the country. Read more »

  • Liberia: Red Cross Wants Ebola Fight Multiplied

    NEWS

    The Liberian Red Cross says the current spread of the deadly Ebola virus is escalating and warned that efforts be multiplied to urgently contain it. Read more »

  • Liberia: Firestone Graduates Encouraged

    NEWS

    Serving as Commencement Speaker at the 6th Graduation Exercises of the Firestone Liberia Senior High School on July 20, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) executive Steve... Read more »

  • Liberia: Dismissed Sime Darby Employee Threatens to Set Himself Ablaze

    Heritage

    A 35 year-old resident of Gbar in Klay District, Bomi County has threatened to set himself ablaze for being terminatedfrom the employ of the Sime Darby Company without benefits. Read more »

  • Liberia: UN Women Reinforces Campaign to End Violence

    Inquirer

    The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) says it takes seriously, the high prevalence of various forms of violence against women and girls in... Read more »

  • Liberia: 'I'm Not Infected With Ebola' - Hope Medical Hospital Founder Says

    FrontPageAfrica

    The founder and medical Doctor at the Women of Hope Medical Hospital in Paynesville, has clarified media reports that she is infected with the deadly Ebola virus. Dr. Wilhemina... Read more »

  • Liberia: NEC Chair, Data Center Director Attend Biometric Tech Confab

    FrontPageAfrica

    The Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) at the head of a two-member delegation from the NEC has participated in a three day international conference on the... Read more »

  • Liberia: 'Don't Bet Against Liberia,' Kwame Clement Says

    FrontPageAfrica

    Serving as the keynote speaker at a program to mark Liberia's independence anniversary organized by the Liberian Community Association of Dallas-Forth Worth, Texas. Veteran... Read more »

  • West Africa: Waja Seeks Better Working Conditions for Journalists

    Analyst

    Despite the risky nature of journalism, journalists particularly in West Africa, have had acutely low incentives to commensurate with the magnitude of the job. What is little known... Read more »

  • Liberia: Independence Day Orator - Liberia Suffers Self-Aggrandizement

    FrontPageAfrica

    Liberia's 167 independence orator says the country is suffering the effects of self-aggrandizement as everyone fights to seek their personal interest and boast of who they are. Read more »

  • Liberia: Roberts Intl. Airport Puts Ebola Preventive Measures in Place

    FrontPageAfrica

    In the wake of the increase in deaths from the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Liberia the Roberts International Airport the Nation's only international Airport says it is putting... Read more »

  • Liberia: Liberians, Ebola and Sex [column]

    FrontPageAfrica

    I find myself being worked up each day almost into a frenzy panic, scouring the various online news outlets for news and updates on the Ebola virus plaguing our country. Read more »

  • Liberia: Ghost Town - Liberia Assets Custodian Shuts Down Over Ebola

    FrontPageAfrica

    Within the last two days the Government of Liberia has reacted strongly to the continuous increase in the death toll as a result of the deadly Ebola Virus. Read more »

  • Liberia: '26 Orator Raps On Transformation

    Analyst

    Liberia's share of 21st Century Modernization has partly come in pervasive moral decadence, mediocrity and violence marvelling old folks who often assert that probity, hard work... Read more »

  • Liberia: Tightening Crews On Ebola

    Analyst

    Liberians are well known for being carefree at times with very serious matters. For instance when bullets rained on communities in the country during the civil conflict, there were... Read more »

  • Liberia: Ellen Mishandles Postwar Recovery

    Analyst

    When the international community along with its Liberian compatriots put the final nail on years of conflict and war which had decimated the population and left Africa's oldest... Read more »

  • Liberia: President Johnson-Sirleaf's Image - the Fight Against Corruption [opinion]

    NEWS

    When President Johnson-Sirleaf declared that "Corruption" would be "Public Enemy #1", she did establish an image which will make her the "ancestor" of our future generation. Her... Read more »

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