Liberia News Journal
President Sirleaf to discuss Liberia`s continuing journey from poverty to prosperity Washington, D.C., May 9, 2013 - At a Thomson Reuters Newsmaker to be held on Friday, May 17, President Ellen Johnson ...
[New Dawn]The political leader of the National Union for Democratic Progress (NUDP) Senator Prince Y. Johnson has termed the recent utterances of the Director of the elite presidential guard, Executive Protection Service (EPS) as disgusting and worrisome.
[New Dawn]The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Gender and Development (MoDG) in collaboration with the National AIDS Commission (NAC), UNAIDS and other institutional partners on Wednesday ended the joint reviewed of the Operational Plan for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV. The Operational Plan sets the agenda for accelerated country action for women, girls, gender equality and ...
[New Dawn]The former Minister of Defense in the Administration of former President Charles Taylor, Daniel Lymus Chea, has taken an early lead in the just-ended Grand Bassa County Senatorial Bye-election with 7,566 votes, amounting to 44.2% of the total votes counted so far; he is closely followed by the candidate of the Liberty, Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence with 6,638 (38.8%) votes.
[FrontPageAfrica]The land crisis between the cooper Family and residents of the ELWA community has hit boiling point and many fear if not handled carefully might degenerate into a crisis. The Cooper land saga is just a fragment of wrangling over land among citizens of the country since the end of the war in 2003.
[New Dawn]The General Auditing Commission has disclosed the conduct of a special audit at the Ministry of Finance, involving the alleged issuance of fake receipts to business people.
[New Dawn]A campaign for dual citizenship has begun here with call by the All Liberian Conference on Dual Citizenship to repeal the Alien and Nationality Law of Liberia. The group said Chapter 22 of the 1973 Alien and Nationality Law is unjust and unconstitutional, regarding the loss of citizenship for natural born Liberians.
[New Dawn]The Liberia National History Project, an initiative to re-write a compressive history of the country is expected to convene a conference beginning Monday, 13 May to the 16.
[New Dawn]Every year, May 3, 2013, media practitioners the world-over gathered at various locations in different countries to observe World Press Freedom day. The day was set aside by the United Nations General Assembly to create awareness about the importance of press freedom, as well as to remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression enshrined in ...
[New Dawn]The Monrovia City Court at the Temple of Justice in Monrovia has granted the Liberian Government's motion to hear an extradition proceeding of eight Ivorian nationals accused of committing numerous crimes in their homeland.
[FrontPageAfrica]Reasons were in abundance Tuesday as to why the huge crowds which followed candidates on the campaign trail in the Senatorial race to replace the late Senator John Whitfield did not translate into huge numbers at the polls.
[Heritage]President Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf has given more reasons to support her recent comment that the country's educational system is in a complete mess and in need of a total overhaul. Addressing a one-day National Education Roundtable Conference, held Friday, May 3, at the Monrovia City Hall, President Sirleaf said that her remarks about the state of the nation's education are supported by ...
[New Democrat]Latest data released by Save the Children shows little decline in Liberia's child mortality rate from 2007 health report issued by the Demographic Health Survey.
[New Democrat]Government has admitted lapses in the resource deal concerning the controversial draft audit report by Moore Stevens that disclosed that almost all the U$8 billion worth of resource contracts signed by Liberia since 2009 have violated its laws.
[FrontPageAfrica]Mr. Morris Dukuly's seven-year hiatus from public service is over. The former Liberia Minister of State for President Affairs who was forced to step down in the aftermath of a fire incident which blazed the fourth floor of the Executive Mansion heralded a list of new appointments in President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's government Monday.