Liberia Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:06:35 GMT'Increase Political Risk Hampering Economy' - Finance Minister
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh says Liberia's political transition is contributing to the economic financial crisis. According to him, during political transition in any country, investors take into...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:36:23 GMTPrepare for Extremism
[New Dawn] The Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of Liberia or AFL, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has ordered the military and other Law enforcement agencies to prepare for extremism and the consequences of terrorism, through effective coordi...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:36:20 GMTLiberia Faces Internal Security Threats
[New Dawn] Lofa County Senator Steve Zargo says Liberia's security sector is only confronted with internal threats, not external. Senator Zargo expressed the urgent need for the Liberian Government to give special attention to security institutions i...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:20:58 GMT'Blood On Kailondo' - Fallen Bank Manager Family Break Silence
[FrontPageAfrica] Barely a month after his death, the family of Mr. Dan Orogun, the late Guaranty Trust Bank Manager have broken their silence with pointed jabs at businessman George Kailondo who they are holding responsible for the death of the husb...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:20:52 GMT'Legitimate Fears' - Wanted Opposition Figure Opens Up
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The leader of the opposition Movement for Progressive Change says he has he has every legitimate reason to be afraid of the Liberian Police because there have been a number of mysterious deaths of high-profile individuals ...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:22:50 GMT'I've Every Reason to Be Afraid' - Simeon Freeman
[NEWS] The leader of the opposition Movement for Progressive Change (MPC) in Liberia, Simeon Freeman says he has every legitimate reason to be afraid of the Liberian police because there have been a number of mysterious deaths of high-profile individ...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:06:55 GMTDefense Minister Assures Military Ready for Service
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As fears mount over the drawdown of the United Nations Mission in Liberia and the subsequent turning over of security to Liberia by the UN Mission, Liberia's Defense Minister, Brownie J. Samukai says the army is a force fo...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:06:49 GMTNo Severance for Nocal Officials - President Plan Criticized
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Two members of the National Legislature have criticized alleged plans by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to give huge severance benefits to officials of the financially broken down National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL).Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:52:57 GMTPres. Sirleaf Urges Vigilance for Peace, Stability
[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has emphasized the need for Liberians to remain vigilant against negatives that could affect the peace and stability of the country.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:52:48 GMT14 Liberian Girls From Lebanon to Be Re-Integrated
[LINA] The Government of Liberia through the National Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force has announced that the 14 young Liberian ladies who were repatriated from Beirut, Lebanon will be immediately re-integrated into the society.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:52:37 GMTPolice Chief Wants Better Incentives for Security Personnel
[LINA] The Inspector General of the Liberia National Police (LNP), Col. Chris Massaquoi, has stressed the need for government to provide better compensation for Liberian security personnel.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:36:30 GMTBudget Cut Row At Supreme Court
[New Dawn] The Supreme Court of Liberia Chambers sitting under Justice Kabineh Ja'neh has invited Finance and Development Planning Minister, Amara Konneh, and members of the Liberian Senate for a conference on Monday, 15 February, following contempt ...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:18:36 GMTNo External Security Threats Against Liberia - Senator Zargo
[LINA] Lofa County Senator Stephen Zargo has observed that Liberia is not under any security threat from neighboring countries.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:07:38 GMTChina Boosts Liberia Military With U.S.$3 Million Equipment Gift
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has lauded the People's Republic of China (PRC) for yet another demonstration of true partnership in the rebuilding effort of a new Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) with a donation of equipment...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:36:28 GMTChina Gives Military Equipment
[New Dawn] Liberia has again benefitted from another military aid from the Government of the People's Republic of China. The military aid include 20 heavy duty trucks, two graders, 10,000 sets of military uniforms and 40 tents with a total value of U...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:18:42 GMTChina Donates U.S$3 Million Military Equipment to AFL
[LINA] The Government of the People's Republic of China has donated US$3 million worth of military equipment to the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL).Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:18:39 GMTEnvoy Boulware Praises U.S.-Liberia Relations
[LINA] The new U.S Ambassador to Liberia, Mark Boulware, has described the renaming of a school in honor of former American Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield as a testimony of the longstanding relations between the governments of Liberia and the Uni...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:33:46 GMTChina Donates U.S.$3 Million Worth of Military Equipment to the Armed Forces of Liberia - President Sirleaf Lauds China's Support to Liberia
[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has lauded the People's Republic of China (PRC) for yet another demonstration of true partnership in the rebuilding effort of a new Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) with a donation of equipment valued at US...Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:20:41 GMTSupreme Court Halts Jailing of Finance Minister
[New Dawn] The Supreme Court of Liberia has issued a prohibition, halting attempt by the Liberian Senate to incarcerate Finance and Development Planning Minister, Amara Konneh for contempt. Minister Konneh Tuesday, February 9, 2016 filed a petition b...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:22:53 GMTUnmil Transition Puts Liberia At a Cross Roads.
[NEWS] Foreign Minister Marjon Kamara has asserted that the transition of the United Nations Mission In Liberia (UNMIL) puts Liberia at a crossroads.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:22:50 GMTDon't Shut the Door to a 2nd Autopsy for Harry Greaves
[NEWS] Giving the writing on the wall, the Liberian people may never know in conclusive terms how exactly veteran politician and staunch critic of the Liberian leader Harry Greaves, Jr, former LPRC Managing Director died and what actually killed him....Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:22:49 GMTBility Candidate Backs Liberia Decision Against Scala
[NEWS] FIFA Presidential Candidate Prince Ali of Jordan has said the suggestion by the Liberian Football Association that the head of FIFA's Ad-Hoc Electoral Committee should step down is a valid request and in keeping with precedent.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:22:47 GMTIndependent Autopsy Demanded
[NEWS] The Liberian public has for the first time agreed unanimously on an issue of serious national concern in which they are demanding that an independent autopsy be conducted on the remains of Harry Greaves, a former critic of the Liberian governm...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:22:45 GMTNews Staff Departs for U.S.
[NEWS] The NEWS' Newspaper Legislative Reporter and trainer at the Peter Quaqua School of Journalism has departed for the United States of America to attend an exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cul...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:22:42 GMT"Police Report Doubtful"
[NEWS] The Independent National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR) has criticized the Liberia National Police report into the death of two children in the VOA Community on the Robertsfield highway.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:07:44 GMTEJS Acknowledges Implicit Confidence in AFL Amid UN Drawdown
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has acknowledged implicit confidence in the ability of AFL and security forces to effectively execute their duties in a post-UNMIL era as evident by their levels of preparedness.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:07:40 GMTDefendant Christina Paelay Weeps Profusely in Court
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Month long trial of former National Port Authority Managing Director, Matilda Parker, and Comptroller Christina Paelay, facing three-counts of theft, took a twist Wednesday at the Criminal Court "C" at the Temple of J...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:07:35 GMTLiberian Cabinet Reviews Policy Decisions to Enhance Efficiency
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Cabinet, in its regular working session, has reviewed and placed under consideration key national decisions intended to address strategic priorities issues. According to an Executive Mansion release, Cabinet on Wednesday, ...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:07:33 GMTSupreme Court Summons Senate in Konneh Contempt Hearing
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Legislative sources have hinted FrontPageAfrica that the Senate has been summoned to appear at a conference at the Supreme Court based on an invitation emanating from the high court to the Senate. The decision by the Senat...Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:07:27 GMTSamuel Kofi Woods Heralds Ecowas Court Role in Subregion
[FrontPageAfrica] Abuja -"The progressive nature of the Community Court of Justice of West Africa offers citizens of the Community an alternative avenue for redress of grievances and contributes to the consolidation of peace and democracy. It is also...