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Friday, March 30th, 2018


UNMIL Hands Over Radio Station To ECOWAS

The UN mission in Liberia is ending after 14 years of service. However, the radio remains as it will be handed over to the Economic Community of West African states, ECOWAS. Reacting to the transfer, Liberian head of state George Weah said the medium of communication will enable the regionalRead More

Six African Referees Chosen For 2018 World Cup

Fifa has chosen six African officials for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. In addition there will also be 10 assistant referees from Africa. The referees and the assistants make up a total of 99 officials selected for the tournament. The world governing body also announced that video assistant refereesRead More

Top Kenyan Officials Fined for Defying Court Order

Kenya’s High Court has fined three top government officials $2,000 each for defying court orders, including an order to release detained opposition leader Miguna Miguna. The sentencing reflects a months-long tug of war between the executive branch and the judiciary in the wake of last year’s contentious presidential election. KenyanRead More

Money Exchangers, Petty Traders, Marketers Praise Pres. Weah

Money exchangers, petty traders and marketers in the Rehab Community outside Monrovia, have lauded President George Weah for fulfilling promise made to them. President Weah has erected a temporary structure for money exchangers that enables them comfortably and safely conduct their business activities, while a market building is being constructedRead More

Labor Ministry Rejects 12 Work Permit Requests

The Ministry of Labor, in an effort to implement the decent work bill that was passed into law since 2015, has denied 12 work permit requests from aliens and foreigners to work in the formal sector of the country. According to Minister Moses Y. Kollie, there are more qualified LiberiansRead More

PWYP Demands Independence Of LEITI

Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Africa Steering Committee is demanding that the independence of transparency process in Liberia is respected. “We insist that the government respects the independence conferred to LEITI by the Liberian Law and refrains from overstepping its mandate by returning to the status quo ante in specificRead More

House Ratifies Oil Contract

Following several hours of heated debate on the contract between the Government of Liberia and Exxon Mobile to carry out oil and gas exploration in Block 13, the Plenary of the House of Representatives Liberian Legislature concurred with Liberian Senate to ratify the Agreement. The Joint Committee on Lands, Mines,Read More

MOJA Celebrates 45th Anniversary

On the occasion of the 45th Anniversary of the Movement for Justice in Africa (MOJA), which falls on March 21st, the Anniversary Organizing Committee, under the Chairmanship of Counsellor Tiawan Gongloe, has announced that MOJA is moving to a higher level. In the MOJA 45th Anniversary Message, the Organizing CommitteeRead More

PUL Extends 2018 Entries For Awards

The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) through its Award Committee has announced extension in the timeline for the delivery of entries for its 2018 Excellence Awards. The change of date is triggered by the slow delivery of entries for the Awards Event and to allow journalists and media institutions inRead More