Liberia: Politician Slammed for Expensive Mausoleum

Liberia: Politician Slammed for Expensive Mausoleum

MONROVIA, 26 July 2021 – Liberians on social media are slamming a cabinet minister in the president’s office for burying his mother in an expensive mausoleum. Presidential Affairs Minister Nathaniel McGill built a miniature royal home to serve as a grave for her...
Liberia: Search for COVID-Positive People

Liberia: Search for COVID-Positive People

MONROVIA, 17 June 2021 – Liberian officials are searching for nearly 140 people who tested positive for COVID-19 but have neither turned up for treatment nor have isolated. Efforts to trace the patients have been unsuccessful so far, Liberia’s health minister...
Liberia: Weah Fetes Son’s Win of French Title

Liberia: Weah Fetes Son’s Win of French Title

MONROVIA, 25 May 2021 – Liberian President George Weah Opong has congratulated his son, Timothy Weah, after his French club, Lille, won the French league title. “As a winner of the Ligue 1 title myself, I know it takes immense determination, hard work,...
Liberia: Oil Tanker Spilling Oil in Chinese Port

Liberia: Oil Tanker Spilling Oil in Chinese Port

QINGDAO, 27 April 2021 – A Liberian-flagged oil tanker involved in a collision is spilling oil into the sea near the Chinese port of Qingdao. There are no reports of any injuries among crew members on board either of the two ships involved in the collision. It is also...
Liberia: Uneasy Calm Restored in Ganta

Liberia: Uneasy Calm Restored in Ganta

MONROVIA, 21 April 2021 – An uneasy calm reigned Wednesday in the restive north-eastern Liberian town of Ganata, close to the border with Guinea. Police in Ganta warned Wednesday of stern action against any lawbreakers after a day of violent clashes, riots, looting,...
Liberia: Senior Officer Suspended for Assault

Liberia: Senior Officer Suspended for Assault

MONROVIA, 13 April 2021 – Liberia has suspended a senior male officer in the country’s south-eastern region after he allegedly assaulted a female colleague. Pictures of the assaulted female officer have gone viral on social media, showing an officer with facial...
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