Catholic Father Drills Participants On‘Land Grabbing’

Catholic Father Drills Participants On‘Land Grabbing’ Caesar Nyan Slapeh A Catholic Father drilled participants at a two day training workshop held at The Kofi Annan Institute for Conflict Transformation (KAICT) at the University of Liberia. The two days workshop is held at the KAICT Hall on the UL campus which seeks to create awareness for all Liberians especially in rural …

Agnes Taylor’s Family Cites Financial Gains…For Allegation Against Her

Agnes Taylor’s Family Cites Financial Gains…For Allegation Against Her By Morrison O.G. Sayon More startling revelations are emerging in what family members term as the unlawful arrest and imprisonment of Dr. Agnes Reeves Taylor, ex-wife of former President Charles G. Taylor, on alleged charges of ‘historical war crimes relating to Liberia. The lawsuit against Dr. Agnes Reeves Taylor was advanced …

Chinese Contractors Receive Overtime Pay After Protest

Chinese Contractors Receive Overtime Pay After Protest By Varney K. Sirleaf Over four hundred contractors hired by the Chinese Jiangsu Provincial Construction Group, Co., Ltd. (JPC) to construct the Ministerial Complex in Congo Town yesterday protested for their overtime pay due them by the Company.    According to the spokesman of the aggrieved contractors, Prince Quiyon, he said the company …

House To Investigate LISRC, Maritime

House To Investigate LISRC, Maritime By Lincoln Barcon The Liberian House of Representatives has been petitioned to investigate the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) and the Liberian Maritime Authority for the low number of Liberians employed on those vessels flying the Liberian Flags. In a communication to Plenary yesterday, the Nimba County District#5 Representative, Samuel Kogar said the …

Integrity Institution Fights For Integrity…LACC Calls For Audit

Integrity Institution Fights For Integrity…LACC Calls For Audit By Timothy T. Seaklon What appears to be an integrity institution fighting for its integrity has engulfed the Liberia Anti- Corruption Commission (LACC) with an urgent call to the General Audit Commission (GAC) to audit the books of the LACC.     The LACC in recent times has been engulfed with corruption allegations …

Former Prexy Sirleaf Receives Int’l Award

Former Prexy Sirleaf Receives Int’l Award   Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has become the first woman to win the US$5 million Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership.      Madam Sirleaf, who stood down last month after two six-year terms, was elected President in 2005 following prolonged periods of exile and spells in Liberian jails.    The committee awarding the …

35 Nominees Confirmed By The Liberian Senate

35 Nominees Confirmed By The Liberian Senate By Janjay F. Campbell The Liberian Senate has confirmed thirty-five persons that were nominated by President George M. Weah.  Briefing journalists yesterday in his office, the President Pro-Tempore, Senator Albert Chie said in keeping with article 54 of the Constitution of Liberia; President Weah has sent to the Liberian Senate eighty-three presidential nominees …

Pres. Weah Challenges Officials At Commissioning Ceremony

Pres. Weah Challenges Officials At Commissioning Ceremony The President George Manneh Weah has challenges three officials of his government to work in the interest of the citizens. Yesterday, President Weah commissioned three senior cabinet officials including Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar Milton Findley, Finance Development, Planning Minister, Samuel Tweh and Nathaniel McGill, Minister of State for Presidential Affairs. A Foreign Ministry release …