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UNESCO, MRU Hold Talks In Paris

By Isaac Yeah The United Nations Educational and Scientific Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Mano River Union (MRU) have held talks on the need to sign a Memorandum Of Understanding(MOU) that will ensure that the two organizations work closely together in many areas. MRU Secretary General Ambassador Medina Wesseh saidRead More


RAL Alarms Over Reporters’ Insecurity

The Reporters Association of Liberia (RAL) says the working environment for reporters in the country is being threatened by the killing of one of its members, Tyron Brown. Journalist Tyron Brown, a reporter and camera operator at Super FM/TV owned by businessman George Kailondo, was murdered early last Monday morning.Read More


UN Offers US$600,000 For Senatorial By-Elections

The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Liberia, Yacoub El Hillo, has described the scheduled senatorial by-elections as “cardinal to democracy” in Liberia. He says the UN has mobilized US$600,000 to help fill the financing gap of the electoral cost, but there still exists a balance of US$300,000. TheRead More


Disabled Wants Pres. Weah Withdraw Appointees

A group of disabled under the banner Disabled of Like Minds for Good Governance is calling on President George Weah to withdraw the recent appointment of three directors at the National Commission on Disabilities (NCD). A few months ago, President Weah re-instated the three directors at the (NCD), the life-bloodRead More


LRA Alarms Over False Declarations

The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) is concerned over increasing acts of under and false declarations by importers, especially through the Freeport of Monrovia, which have the propensity to undermine the Liberian Government’s Pro Poor Agenda. The LRA recently cautioned importers of goods and owners of cargos to fairly declare everyRead More


Ebola Memorial Site Unveiled In Bomi

A local organization known as Manneka has dedicated Ebola Memorial Site in Bomi County. Speaking at the dedication ceremony held on Friday, April 20, 2018 in Vortor Town, Mon-Feh Clan in Blugban Chiefdom, Dewein District, the Chief Executive Officer of Manneka stated that the Ebola Memorial Site is intended toRead More


Pres. Weah: Don’t Forget Liberia

President George Weah has acknowledged the enormous tasks ahead of his government. The Liberian leader has therefore stressed the need to build a stable and sustainable peace and ensure that the dire socioeconomic situation does not undermine the hard-fought gains of the past 15 years. He reiterated that Liberia’s economyRead More


11 Migrants Die, 263 Rescued off Libya Coast

The Libyan navy said it has recovered the bodies of 11 migrants and rescued 263 others in two separate operations off Libya’s western coast. The migrants were from various sub-Saharan African countries, he said. Libya is the most common departure point for migrants trying to reach Europe by sea. MoreRead More


Salah Becomes PFA Player of the Year

Mohamed Salah’s stunning season at Liverpool, which has delivered 41 goals, has seen him named the PFA Player of the Year for 2017-18. Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne finished second in the voting, with Tottenham striker Harry Kane coming in third. Acquired for £36.9 million in the summer ofRead More


US, Allies Justify Syria Strikes

The United States, Britain and France said Saturday that their military strike on Syrian chemical weapons storage and research facilities was legal and justified. At an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting called by Russia, the three powers dismissed Moscow’s accusations that they had violated international law and the provisions ofRead More