Monthly Archives: July 2018

Economic War Awaits Liberia, If…

A prominent Liberian Economist and former head of the National Investment Commission (NIC), Dr. Somah Paygai Sr says there is urgent need to speed up the pace of liberalizing and integrating Liberia’s monetary sector. Dr. Paygai said this will place Liberia’s financial services into the international financial system and the capital market in the country. Liberia is currently experiencing one

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Margibi Caucus Chair Lambasts Critics

The Chairman of the Margibi Legislative Caucus and Representative of electoral district #4, Ben A. Fofana has lambasted those he referred to as critics that are painting the current Caucus as being incapable. Representative Fofana on Wednesday July 11, 2018, during an appreciation meeting at his Gotumo-Ta resident in Kakata said there are people who are misleading the public that

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Pres. Weah Extends Sympathy to Fallen Police Commissioner’s Family

President George Weah herewith extends heartfelt condolence to the Gray family and the entire law enforcement community on the passing of their son and colleague, Police Commissioner Miekee Gray. Commissioner Gray’s death has created a deep void within the law enforcement community and his service to Nation has left an indelible mark in our hearts. He will forever be remembered

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Stop Scapegoating, It Won’t Help Liberia

In the wake of tons of blame shifting heaped on former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for the torments confronting the state of affairs with emphasis on the status of the financially troubled economy by officials, staunch partisans and supporters of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), many observers have registered their opposing views to such notion and informed those crusaders

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Liberia Kickball Inducts New Leadership Friday

The president and officials elect of the Liberia kickball federation will tomorrow be inducted for a four-year tenure. The induction ceremony takes place at the Samuel Kenyon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville. Emmanuel Surprise Whea will be inducted as President of the Liberia Kickball Federation taking over from Yourvor Kollie who has been in charge of kickball sport for the

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President Weah To Dedicate Two Annexes At Capitol Building

The government of Liberia has released a calendar of events for Liberia’s 171st Independence Anniversary celebrations. According to Jarvis Witherspoon, activities making the official celebrations of the country’s Independence anniversary will begin on Thursday, July 19, 2018. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Unifying The Nation For Progressive Development.” Ambassador Witherspoon noted that as part of the festivities, President

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Liberia Suffers From Sub-Standard Electronic Products

The Assistant Manager, planning/Policy and Focal Point Base Convention in the United Nations Convention on trans-boundary movement of hazardous waste has disclosed that Liberia has been declared by the Basel Convention as one of the West Africa countries that are heavily affected by the input of outdated and sub-standard electronic products many of whom contain elements such as lead that

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