In her recent state of the Nation Address to the National Legislature Monday, which is actually her last, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said, “In our first two years in office, we took two major steps as demonstration of our commitment to move our country from an over-centralized, personalized system of governance. In 2006, I took the Oath of Office here, on these Capitol Grounds. In 2007, I introduced the County Development Fund and called for rotational celebration of Independence Day in the counties. These were firsts in the history of our country, and were meant to demonstrate commitment to a decentralized governance system that allowed participation of the representatives of the people, and the people themselves, in decisions and the establishment of priorities that affect…
An arbitration tribunal has rejected a claim against Avesoro Resources Inc (LON:ASO TSX:ASO) related to the early building work on the New Liberty gold mine in Liberia.
Statement from Mo Ibrahim, Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, on the outcome of the recent Presidential elections in The…
We congratulate the Gambian people for the successful conclusion of a difficult electoral process and we salute the peaceful manner in which a potentially explosive situation has been resolved.
The former Charles Taylor man is making headlines, as usual on the wrong side of history-threatening to dismiss a state radio Journalist for interviewing opposition lawmaker Moses Kollie. Eugene Nagbe, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s information Minister is a former aide of former Liberian President Moses Blah, who replaced Taylor after he was forced out of power by rebel forces.
Liberia’s Foreign Minister says scholars of international relations and diplomacy must develop the attribute of adaptability, versatility and the ability to respond promptly to inevitable and ever-changing situations utilizing a mixture of practical experience and constant professional consultations.
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has hailed Children Surgery International for their successful surgical mission that transform the lives of more than sixty Liberian children at the Firestone Medical Center in Harbel, Margibi County. Vice President Boakai referred to CSI as a “great partner”, noting without such organizations it is difficult for the nation to achieve all it plans to do.
Government Announces Funeral Arrangements for former Liberian Interim Head of State Ruth Sando Perry
The Government of Liberia has announced the funeral arrangements for the late Mrs. Ruth Sando Fahnbulleh Perry, former Chairperson of the Council of State, National Transitional Government of the Republic of Liberia.
‘MAKE TRADE FACILITATION A REALITY’: OFFICIALS MEET AT THE FIRST UNCTAD-HOSTED FORUM TO PREPARE FOR NEW GLOBAL TRADE FACILITATION AGREEMENT
Geneva, 24 January 2017 – With a major global agreement on making international trade “faster, easier and cheaper” due to take effect in the early weeks of 2017, more than 300 officials from some 70 countries who are charged with making it work gathered for the first time at an UNCTAD-organized forum in Geneva on 23 January. The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), brokered by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 2013, will require almost the entire world to “streamline, standardize and simplify” passage of goods across borders, adding $1 trillion to global trade output and helping end the sixth straight year of sluggish trade growth.
The support Philippe Coutinho has received from Liverpool fans ever since he set foot on Merseyside was a key factor in his decision to sign a new long-term deal with the club, the No.10 has explained. The Reds announced on Wednesday morning the Brazil forward had penned a fresh contract, the terms of which will come into effect from July 1, 2017.
In the second part of the Carbon Credit Scandal report, we bring you details of the full recommendations of the Negballie Warner Committee report and views expressed by some Liberians on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s repudiation of the special presidential committee report.