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Prof. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp awarded by Africa’s First Female President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Prof. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp awarded by Africa’s First Female President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Merck, a leading science and technology company, has announced today that H.E. President of the Republic of Liberia and Africa’s First Female Head of State Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has awarded a ‘Medal of Honour’ to Prof. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of Executive Board and Family Board of E. Merck KG in recognition of Merck’s efforts […]

Sirleaf Praises Liberia’s VP Boakai for Showing ‘Personal Strength’

Sirleaf Praises Liberia’s VP Boakai for Showing ‘Personal Strength’

It appears President Ellen Johnson is gradually being convinced that her Vice President has all it takes to be a good successor; that is, if he is endorsed by the Liberian people at the upcoming polls in October. The President will have to accept her VP has shown signs of true leadership–tenacity, strength and maturity […]

Liberia’s Electoral Body to Uphold Supreme Court’s Ruling Barring Politicians

Liberia’s Electoral Body to Uphold Supreme Court’s Ruling Barring Politicians

The Chairman of the National Election Commission (NEC) says the commission will uphold the ruling of the Supreme Court of Liberia, and as such, he will not bend the court’s decision. Cllr. Jerome Korkoya said the Constitution of Liberia supports three branches of government; the legislature makes the laws, the Executive enforces the law and […]

Low Turnout for Voter Registration in Liberia

Low Turnout for Voter Registration in Liberia

The Independent National Human Rights Commission (INHCR) has expressed concern over the low turnout of eligible citizens to register to vote in the October 10 Presidential and representative polls. Addressing journalists during a recent press conference at the Commission’s head office in Congo Town, the acting chairperson, Rev. Barthalomeou B. Colley, admitted that his office […]

World Bank Pumps U.S.$16M Into Liberia’s Healthcare Support

World Bank Pumps U.S.$16M Into Liberia’s Healthcare Support

The World Bank Group recently approved a US$16 million grant from the Global Financing Facility (GFF) to improve the quality of primary and secondary healthcare services, with focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health. “This project financing is critical in addressing the health of women and children; it will help to significantly reduce […]

Deceased Liberian Musician Quincy B Was Expecting a Child

Deceased Liberian Musician Quincy B Was Expecting a Child

Within weeks of expecting his unborn child, the passing of musical sensation Quincy B on Friday morning has left many mourning his demise. Since his tragic death on Friday morning, fans, well-wishers and sympathizers of Quincy B continue to mourn his death on social media with many expressing how he will be missed for his […]

New Telecom Outfit Launched in Liberia

New Telecom Outfit Launched in Liberia

K3 Telecom, a Swiss company, has officially launched its ‘Triple-play Communication’ services in the country. K3, which has become the latest entrant in Liberia’s telecommunication sector, is promising to provide internet service at nearly ten times the current speed for a fraction of the prevailing monthly cost. K3 is the global provider of a patented […]

Did Manitoba Hydro International ‘Misuse’ U.S.$42 Million At LEC?

Did Manitoba Hydro International ‘Misuse’ U.S.$42 Million At LEC?

Rep. Saah Joseph of Montserrado County District #13, in a letter to his colleagues in the House, has requested that the management team of the Manitoba Hydro International Limited (MHI) that has managed the Liberia Electricity Corporation for five years be invited to explain what he claimed to be the ‘mismanagement of US$42m’ belonging to […]

President Trump Calls for Unity, Hope and Massive Economic, Infrastructural and Military Transformation

President Trump Calls for Unity, Hope and Massive Economic, Infrastructural and Military Transformation

In stark contrast to the extremely negative campaign he waged well into the days prior to the election, extending even into his gloomy inaugural address, President Donald Trump delivered a highly optimistic and visionary address Tuesday night, his first to the Joint Session of Congress. It had all the trappings of a State of the […]

Liberia Court Grants Amendment in Sable Mining Case

Liberia Court Grants Amendment in Sable Mining Case

Judge Yamie Gbeisay of Criminal Court “C” has granted the state a request to amend the two indictments against Cllr. Varney Sherman, Sherman and Sherman Inc, E.C.B. Jones, Christopher Onanuga, Alex Tyler and Sable Mining. Bettie K. Johnson Mbayo, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The […]

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