The New Dawn (Monrovia)

Private daily published in Monrovia by Searchlight Communications Incorporated.


June 30

June 29

  • Liberia: Nimba County Petitions Weah

    It may be shocking to many political pundits that the stronghold of Senator Prince Y. Johnson, Nimba County over the weekend petitioned the Congress for Democratic Change or CDC... Read more »

  • Africa: Gay Rights Advancement in Africa - Watching Our Legislatures With Eagle Eyes [editorial]

    On Friday, June 26, 2015, many African Countries, including Liberia, were shocked by news of the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States to rule in favor of 'same sex... Read more »

  • Liberia: Brumskine Seeks United Opposition

    Following a mini-convention in Voinjama, Lofa County the Liberty Party has elected its ex-standard bearer Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine to lead the party to national convention in... Read more »

  • Liberia: Govt Extends Tariff Suspension On Rice

    In the wake of sky rocketing prices of the nation's staple food-rice, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf issued an Executive Order No. 70 - extending Executive Order No. 61, which... Read more »

  • Liberia: GBK Motors Donates to GOL

    The GBK Motors, dealers in Nissan vehicles, has donated three brand new ambulances to the Government of Liberia for use by the health sector. Read more »

  • Liberia: Partners Optimistic of Business in Liberia

    Austria Ambassador to Liberia, Caroline Gudenus, says her country is glad that Liberia is the first country declared Ebola-freed, which she sees as "a sign that business confidence... Read more »

  • Liberia: BWI Alumni Assoc. Makes SOS Call

    The BWI Alumni Association appeals to the media community at home and abroad to kindly prevail on Mr. Benoni Urey to pay the LD$300,000 (three hundred thousand Liberian dollars)... Read more »

  • Liberia: Ellen Signs Decent Work Bill

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Friday, June 26 signed into law, the long awaited Decent Work Bill after its passage by both houses of the Legislature but said enforcement... Read more »

  • Liberia: No Weac Exams

    The Ministry of Education has announced the cancellation of this year's WAEC Exams in Liberia. According to Education Minister George Warner, the Ministry's decision is a result of... Read more »

  • Liberia: 'Take No Disrespect'

    President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has mandated her cabinet officials to take no disrespect from anyone. She was not specific though but her instruction comes in the wake of ongoing... Read more »

June 26

  • Liberia: Nigerian Envoy Hosts Dinner for Dr. Sawyer

    The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria H.E Chigozie Obi-Nnadozie on Wednesday evening hosted a dinner at the residence in honor of Former Interim President Prof. Dr.... Read more »

  • Liberia: Where Is PYJ Heading?

    As the race to the 2017 Presidential and Legislative Elections gradually draws closer, there may be 'twists and turns' in the behaviors of many Liberian politicians in a bid for... Read more »

  • Liberia: Stop Wearing PPEs

    Liberia's Deputy Health Minister and head of Incident Management, Tolbert Nyenswah, has warned commercial motorcyclists wearing Personal Protective Equipment or PPEs to stop,... Read more »

  • Liberia: Liberia to Attend Maracana Sport Conference

    The International Federation of Maracana Sport has announced August 2015 for its international conference on the sport to discuss the way forward in promoting the game in West... Read more »

  • Liberia: Today Is International Drug Day

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by proclamation declared Friday, June 26, 2015, as "International Drug Day", to be observed throughout the Republic as a Working Holiday. Read more »

  • Liberia: Community Forum Seeks Budgetary Support

    The National Chairman for the Community Watch Forum of Liberia (CWFL) I. Nyenati Kaffey, is appealing to the 53rd Liberian Legislature to include the Forum in the FY 2015/16... Read more »

  • Liberia: Muslims Shutdown Businesses in Kakata

    As the debate to legislate Liberia as Christian continues here, Muslims in Kakata, Margibi County recently shutdown the entire Kakata by shutting down their businesses in a... Read more »

June 25

  • Liberia: Sawyer Conducts Lecture Series

    Former President Prof. Amos C. Sawyer will this Friday provide a Kaleidoscope of the academic papers of over 35 years experience in the political theatre when he serves as a... Read more »

  • Liberia: Reversal Board Resolutions

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on the Boards of Directors of the National Oil Company of Liberia or NOCAL and the National Port Authority or NPA to nullify all... Read more »

  • Liberia: Ganta Ebola Monument Center Dedicated

    The Government of Liberia in collaboration with the Nimba County Ebola Task Force has dedicated a US$25,000 Ebola Monument Center in honor of great heroes and heroines (health... Read more »

  • Liberia: MYS Seeks Senate's Support

    Assistant Youth and Sports Minister, Murvee Gray, has called on the Senate Standing Committee on Youth and Sports in the 53rd Liberian Legislature to increase the ministry's... Read more »

  • Liberia: NCC to Introduce Technical, Vocational Studies

    The administration of the Nimba County Community College has disclosed plan for the introduction of technical and vocational studies at the college. Read more »

  • Liberia: Monrovia At Risk

    President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has alarmed here that Monrovia continues to run the risk of more flooding due to climate change coupled with Liberians' old habits of building on... Read more »

  • Liberia: Sen. Teahjay Demands Trial

    Sinoe County Senator J. Milton Teahjay has requested the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission or LACC to prosecute him for corruption allegations against him while serving as... Read more »

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