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MONROVIA – Until the United States government denied Mr. Andrew Wonplo, Liberia’s former Passport Director, his wife, and children entry into the United States early September, the Liberian public did not know how deep a syndicate the passport fraud he was alleged he has committed was.

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IN A CONVERSATION with Gulf New last November, Liberian President George Manneh Weah proclaimed that Liberia was opened for business. “Liberia is open for business and we are creating the right environment that makes it seamless for investors to get a head-start,” the President declared.

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MONROVIA – The Mayor of Monrovia, Jefferson Koijee, has written the Chief Justice seeking his intervention to compel former Judge of Criminal Court “D”, Sikajipo A. Wollor to provide clarity to the public through the press as to how the alleged armed robber, Mr.

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Capitol Hill, Monrovia – The House of Representatives has reconsidered its decision and summoned top management of the Central Bank of Liberia to appear before its full plenary to address the current flow of mutilated banknotes on the Liberian market despite infusing L$4 billion banknotes of newly printed banknotes.

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Monrovia – The Acting Director of the National Public Health Institute on Liberia, Dr. Patrick Kpanyen has blamed the lack of adequate testing material for delay in processing COVID-19 certificates for up to three days.

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Monrovia – A total of one hundred eighteen (118) constants will vie for 15 seats in the pending December 8, 2020 Senatorial Midterm elections on December 8, 2020. Out of that number, 18 women will contest in 12 of the 15 counties.

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Monrovia – Barely a week after they resigned and joined the governing Coalition for Democratic Change; former Youth Wing Leaders of the Council of Patriots, have now found what they termed as the CDC’s Council of Patriots.

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Monrovia – Montserrado County Senator Abraham Darius Dillon and the National Elections Commission (NEC) have pledged to promote a peaceful electoral process leading to the December 8, 2020, Special senatorial elections. Senator Dillon, a top senatorial candidate vying on the ticket of the opposition Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) and the NEC, through its Director of […] The post Liberia: Senator Darius Dillon, National Elections Commission Commit to Promoting Peaceful Elections appeared first on FrontPageAfrica.

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MONROVIA – Over the weekend, a new bookstore was launched by Monrovia READS, a reading literacy NGO. “The NOOK BOOK Store”, according to the founder Mr. D. Othniel Forte, “attempts to fill a major gap in the provision of Liberian literature.

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Monrovia – Liberia’s First Lady Clar Marie Weah has openly apologized to  players of the  female national team for her delay in fulfilling her promise to them. Madam Weah in February prior to the team’s departure for the maiden edition of the West African Football Union (WAFU Zone A) women’s nations cup in Sierra Leone […] The post Liberia: First Lady Clar Weah Apologizes To Female National Team for Delay in Fulfilling US$15k Promise appeared first on FrontPageAfrica.

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Monrovia – The embattled leadership of the Liberia Basketball Association says players who would participate in the upcoming league would have to take the COVID-19 test before participating in the league. The Federation of International Basketball made the pronouncement Wednesday, September 23, 2020 following a meeting.

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Monrovia – The Liberia Volleyball Federation has elected new  leadership. The election, Wednesday which saw delegates from the Federation exercising their voting power was held at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville.

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THE EDITOR, The gross abuse or misuse of a nation’s passports is most times tied to terrorist financing and money laundering. In a nation like Liberia where poverty is pervasive and corruption is at an epidemic level, corrupt leaders exploit their country and sell diplomatic passports to terrorists and money launderers who may want to […] The post Liberians Want To Know Who Sold The Country’s Passports To Terrorists appeared first on FrontPageAfrica.

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It is always a good thing to take a reflective and retrospective look at promises made by politicians who sought our votes to ascend to the helm of political power. In western democracies, politicians are judged on their policy promises they sought political power on in order to create a better society that works for […] The post Liberia: Failed President, Broken Promises – Why the Weah Regime Must Be Shown the Exit Door? appeared first on FrontPageAfrica.

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Rape is defined as a sexual assault carried out against a person without their consent, or the use of physical force, abuse of a position of authority, coercion, etc, to impose oneself on another person who does not have the genuine ability to consent.

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MONROVIA – The Women’s NGO Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL), as a steering committee member of the Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC), recently concluded series of dialogues as part of its Electoral Reform Project funded by USAID through the Liberia Accountability Voice Initiative (LAVI).

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WASHINGTON D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Sub Committee Chair on AFRICA, GLOBAL HEALTH, GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS, AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, Congress Woman Karen Bass has invited Child and Women Right Activist Wantoe Teah Wantoe to an official staff discourse in Washington D.C to deliberate a positional statement on Liberia’s rape culture, revenge porn and increasing sexual […] The post Child Rights Advocate Samuel Wantoe Invited to Discuss Liberia’s Rape Culture with U.S.

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Buchanan, Grand Bassa County – The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) along with several partners Wednesday launched the climate change knowledge sharing platform which is to be hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for easy access of data and information generated.

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Monrovia – Striking public health workers in Liberia have petitioned the United States Government, European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) to prevail on the President George Manneh Weah led-administration to deliver on their demands submitted to the government in a bid to help improve their living conditions.

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THE LIBERIAN ECONOMY is struggling to stay above water. For months now, civil servants have had their salaries slashed and the much-touted and controversial wage harmonization scheme undertaken by the government through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning and the Civil Service Agency (CSA) has caused a lot of heartaches and setbacks for families […] The post Cash-Strapped Liberia Must Reject Representatives Eyeing Senate Seats appeared first on FrontPageAfrica.

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MONROVIA – Eleven Liberian Students who have completed studies in China risk being imprisoned, if the government of Liberia delays getting them back before or by the end of September, according Education Minister Professor Ansu D.

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Monrovia – Liberia leading opposition group, the Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) says it has come to a point where it has instituted a legal and sustained political action to have the National Election Commission (NEC) correct all of its missteps before the December 8, 2020, Special Senatorial Elections and subsequently 2023 Presidential and General Elections.

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Monrovia – President George Manneh Weah has urged the United Nations to review, refocus and readjust its priorities as the world changes considerably. “There is, therefore, an urgent need to review, re-focus and re-adjust the priorities of the United Nations so that it can become more relevant and more effective in meeting the challenges that […] The post Liberia: Pres.

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Monrovia – The Alternative National Congress(ANC) says Mr. Taa Wongbe is contesting the Nimba County Senatorial Midterm elections on his own and no longer has any association with the party. In a statement Wednesday, the ANC through its National Secretary Aloysious Toe said: “Mr.

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Monrovia — The Liberia National Tourism Association in partnership with the Liberia Chamber of Commerce (LCC) is expected to showcase the rich history of the country’s culture, destinations, and arts and crafts at the celebration of this year’s World Tourism Day.

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Paynesville – The Ministry of Health and the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) have jointly received a donation of food and computers and accessories from the Embassy of China, accredited near Monrovia to help fight COVID-19 pandemic.

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Monrovia – The Executive Mansion has sharply reacted to documents trending on social media, bearing name of the former Director, Andrew Wonplue, which allegedly links President George Weah Through A Special Committee, to directing Issuance of Passports to Non-Liberians.

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Monrovia – In the wake of heightened political tensions that continue to mar the events leading to the December 8, 2020 special senatorial elections, a conglomeration of 32 youth-based non-governmental organizations will today, Thursday launch a civic engagement campaign called the “Youth Election Dialogues.

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Monrovia – Following numerous calls from players on the low salary structure of many Liberian football clubs, the Liberia Football Association (LFA) has set the minimum wage for players in the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP).

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THE EDITOR, The US Deputy Chief of Mission is simply trying to be diplomatic in her choice of words of calling for an “enabling invironment” that must be created in Liberia inorder to attract American investors to Liberia.

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