Liberia: ‘We Couldn’t Get Out’ – Telia Urey On How She Escaped Death in District 15 Attack

TRAPPED: Breaking her silence Saturday, Ms. Telia Urey, a candidate in the disputed District No. 15 representatives elections, explained to FrontPageAfrica that because there was only one way out of the building, she and her supporters as well as those of Mr. Kelvin Bayoh, also a candidate in the recently-held elections, whose endorsement she has […]

Liberia: Ruling Party Chair Accuses Assaulted Opposition Figure of Playing Victim After Latest Attack in District 15 Saga

PLAYING THE VICTIM? Mr. Mulbah Morlu, Chair of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change(CDC), is accusing District No. 15 candidate, Ms. Telia Urey’s camp of playing the victim hours after supporters believed to be from her rival candidate, Mr. Abu Kamara, in the disputed representatives’ elections reportedly threw stones and damaged her vehicle Saturday. Rodney […]

Liberia: Representative Candidate Telia Urey under Siege

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a developing story, it would be updated as more details come in. Monrovia – Opposition candidate in the Montserrado County District 15 by-election Telia Urey is reportedly being held hostage in a building in Logan Town. She was attacked by some unknown people believed to be supporters of her main contender, […]

Liberia’s Ambassador in US Urges Diaspora Liberians to Support Liberia’s National Development

Washington, D.C., USA – Liberia’s Ambassador accredited to the United States of America (USA), George S.W. Patten, Sr. says diaspora Liberians have a critical role to play in Liberia’s national development.Ambassador Patten said the task of post war reconstruction and national development in Liberia requires the collective support of all Liberians including those in the […]

Liberia: Government Discusses Constitutional Amendment at Retreat

Robertsfield, Margibi – Members of the Legislature and Executive are having a two-day retreat at the Farmington Hotel to discuss constitutional amendments and the need to pass some bills that are already in committee rooms at the level of the Legislature. The meeting is being initiated by President George Weah. Lawmakers and the President will […]

Liberia: EPA Boss To Highlight West Point’s Plight At In’t Climate Change Conference in Korea

MONROVIA – The Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency of Liberia (EPA), Dr. Nathaniel T. Blama is expected to highlight the plights of residents of the township of West Point at the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Global Programing Conference ‘Realising Climate Ambitions’ in Songdo, Incheon, Republic of Korea. West Point, Liberia’s largest slum faces […]

Thank You Liberia’s Feminist-In-Chief

Liberia’s Feminist-In-Chief, His Excellency Dr. George Manneh Weah Wednesday signed into law the Domestic Violence Act (DVA) recently enacted by the National Legislature. The Liberian Senate in July 19 this year concurred with the House of Representatives in passing the Act which was introduced during the term of the 53rd Legislature. The Law Comes into […]

Pro-Tempt ‘Warns’ Dillon

…Says Senate Has Power To Remove Him By Tonita N. Copson The newly elected Montserrado County Senator Abraham Darius Dillon was Thursday, August 15, 2019, officially inducted as a member of the Liberian Senate with stern warning from the President Pro-Tempore of that august body. Speaking during the ceremony, Pro-Tempt Albert Chie informed his new […]

Weah Suspends Tariffs On Agriculture Products

… Issues Executive Order #97 President Dr. George Manneh Weah has issued Executive Order #97, suspending tariffs on 40 agriculture products, an Executive Mansion release said. The Executive Order, which takes effect as of the date of issuance, August 14, 2019 is aimed at enabling key market players overcome constraints in the agriculture sector and […]

‘Stop Divisive Messages ‘

…CECPAP Warns The Center for Conflict Prevention and Peace-building (CECPAP) says the current wave of violence in the country has the propensity to once more make Liberia the epicenter of violence among the comity of nations. CECPAP attributes the wave of violence in the country to divisive massages emanating from all sectors of the Liberian […]