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Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

 

Drogba, FIFA President Meet Weah In France

By Ian Tuckey Didier Drogba and Kylian Mbappe met French president Emmanuel Macron and new Liberia chief president George Weah for a ‘working lunch’ Sporting superstars past and present gathered at the Elysee Palace in Paris to discuss a new fund for sport in Africa. Former world player of theRead More


Weah Meets French President

Liberian President George Weah and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have announced the creation of a fund to support sport projects in Africa. Weah, a former international soccer star, on his first trip out of Africa as head of state, had lunch Wednesday with Macron and top sport personalities at theRead More


Police Gets New Spokesman

Popular talk show host Woods Nyanton has been appointed as the new spokesman of the Liberia National Police (LNP). He replaces Sam Collins, who becomes the Assistant Minister for Public Affairs at the Ministry of National Defense. Nyanton came to prominence when he became co-host to Henry Costa on theRead More


ISS Today: Liberia and Sierra Leone can achieve real women’s empowerment

  First published by ISS Today Neighbouring Liberia and Sierra Leone are undergoing post-conflict transitions. And in both countries, national elections are ushering in new administrations. In March, elections will be held in Sierra Leone, and in January, George Weah took over as Liberia’s president from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. NotRead More


Nursing Student To Give Back To Liberia

A Dianella nursing student aims to help her family and people who are struggling in her home country of Liberia, after she lost her cousin to the Ebola virus in 2015. Lisa Howe (21), who is studying a Diploma of Nursing at Open Colleges in Perth and working for agedRead More


Rep. Gray Wants CSA Submit List Of Civil Servants

The House of Representatives has demanded the Committee on Ways, Means and Finance and Public Account to invite the Civil Service Agency (CSA) to submit a full listing and details of people who have been qualified as civil servants for the last one year. A communication, which was read onRead More


Liberia Set To Host Music Awards

By In-house Nigeria On 24 February, music lovers will have an opportunity to see Liberian acts receive rewards at the Tunes Liberia Music Awards. Voting for the awards took place from 3 to 30 January, with 50% of the final result contributed by fans. The other half will be made up by aRead More


Lawmaker Blasts Youth For Drug Abuse

Grand Bassa County District #5 Representative Thomas A. Goshua has described the widespread and use of narcotic substances by young people as imminent danger lingering over the country. According to Rep. Goshua, the widespread of narcotic drugs in the country has left bulk of the youthful population in rural andRead More


Senator Cooper Opposes Nuquay’s Appointment

As confirmation hearing continues at the joint chamber of the Legislature headed by the Liberian Senate, Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper is urging fellow colleagues not to comfirm former House Speaker J. Emmanuel Nuquay as Director General of the Liberian Civil Aviation Authority. In a communication to plenary during TuesdayRead More


Weah Pays First Official Visit To France

Sports, along with politics, are on the menu as Liberia’s new president George Weah makes his first official trip outside Africa. Weah is not visiting the United States, which has long had a special relationship with Liberia — but France, where he once was a star soccer player. Many FrenchRead More