So, on May 25, 2022, within the Pan African Spirit, we have the opportunity of celebrating African Liberation Day. The African raw materials are exported to the former colonial masters who determine the prices of the raw materials. The African raw materials are used as inputs for adding value in the production of European manufactured products for export to Africa. The greed-driven African State managers continue to promote the colonial system because they perceive themselves to be beneficiaries of the system. It is only the FAIR electoral system that elects good people to take good actions for ending the suffering of the people.
May 25, 2022 05:13 UTC
“All actions taken by the Government of Liberia conform with relevant (laws),” Minister of Mines and Energy, Gesler Murray, told Sapan Gupta, Global Legal Chief, ArcelorMittal. The locomotive was en route to Buchanan from Mount Tokadeh, carrying 45 wagons loaded with iron ore, but no one was hurt. The company also took issue with the government’s decision to grant Solway a mining license near ArcelorMittal’s mining area. This is a serious and prolonged breach of AML’s material obligations under Article XVI of the MDA,” Min. “These failures constitute serious and prolonged breaches of a material obligation of AML under Article IX Section 3 of the MDA.
May 25, 2022 05:12 UTC
Tribalism is on the upswing in our national politics, stoked by political actors of all persuasions who promote ethnic division. Liberia lacks homogeneity in our communal setting, largely due to the impartation of toxic and divisive rhetoric. In conclusion, Policymakers and those in positions of authority must take seriously the issue of tribalism in Liberia and zero in on finding viable solutions before it’s too late. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Mr. Mathu H. Gibson is a National Security Consultant and Intelligence Professional who lives in Washington, DC. Mr. Gibson is the Dux and Honor Graduate Military Police School - J. H. Tubman Military Academy, Todee, Liberia.
May 24, 2022 06:28 UTC
Liberia is one of the countries of origin for the trafficking of pangolin scales worldwide amid a global ban on illicit wildlife trade (IWT). Richard Nelson, an illegal wildlife trader in Bopolu, displays a pile of pangolin scales. On one occasion, she recalled she was allowed to go with pangolin scales after connecting a wounded police officer to a native healer in her community. In an investigation covering nine counties, The DayLight has uncovered members of the syndicate that smuggles pangolin scales out of the country. He said he saw pangolin scales as a way out of poverty in one of the poorest countries in the world.
May 23, 2022 16:32 UTC
MONROVIA – Liberians could begin experiencing what could be a major artificial scarcity of petroleum products beginning this week. Their demands, according to them, are due to the high cost they had to pay to import the products to Liberia. The price of petroleum products began skyrocketing at the start of the Russian-Ukraine crisis. The importers are holding their products at the Freeport and trust me by Monday, the price of a gallon of petroleum products will skyrocket,” a local deal said. In April, the Government of Liberia (GOL) announced new adjustments in the market price of petroleum products on the Liberian market.
May 23, 2022 15:59 UTC
File photo: A woman being helped out of the sinking Niko IvankaMONROVIA – The trial of four crew members of the distressed Niko Ivanka vessel charged with the commission of Negligent Homicide, Recklessly Endangering another Person, Criminal Conspiracy, and Criminal Facilitation has been paused temporarily, with the Ministry of Justice facing allegations of deliberately delaying the case. He furthered that the case could continue because two of the defendants, Tou and McCay were present and added that the court pardoned the absentee defendant. This Court says the altitude exhibited is subject to Contempt of Court, in as much an Assignment was served and Returns served. And so order” Judge JallahEven though the defense took exception to the Judge’s ruling but no appropriate action to the Circuit up to the publication of this Article. Magisterial Court’s rule 9 provides that Criminal Cases are to be heard in a period of 30 Days.
May 23, 2022 10:02 UTC
In his Message, Professor Tipoteh declares that Fairness is crucial for investment flows. According to Dr. Tipoteh, when there is fairness in decision-making related to investment in any economy, then investors, who are profit-oriented, are encouraged to let their investments flow into the economy engaged in fairness to investment. Economist Tipoteh is sending his Message about Fairness to the Forum that has as one of its eight themes the subject of Fair Economies. Economist Tipoteh points out that fairness by State management is indispensable for investment flows because of its role in promoting the planning of investment activities by the investors. Given the reliance of State management in Liberia on the US government, Dr. Tipoteh states emphatically that corruption in Liberia is a non-starter with respect to getting further access to US government support.
May 23, 2022 05:23 UTC
Gbarnga — Why has Nathaniel McGill gained so much interest in Bong County in recent years? In Kokoyah District recently, McGill said the loans and tuition aid would not have been possible had it not been for the farsightedness of President Weah. In recent weeks, there have a gale of endorsements for President Weah’s second term bid from members of the opposition. A group of youths under the banner “Disenchanted Opposition Youths” pledged their unflinching support to President Weah and attributed their decision to McGill. The youths, McGill said, must eschew politics of bitterness and disunity, urging them to lend themselves to projects initiated to change the story of the nation for good.
May 22, 2022 08:50 UTC
Monrovia – The owners of the only Liberian-owned Fishing vessel are calling on the Government to intervene and save their vessel from sinking. The vessel is currently at the beach in Sophie Community in Congo Town where it ran-aground after it encountered a mechanical fault while at sea. Mr. Stanley Giah who, along with his wife Roseline Giah owns it, told FrontPage Africa that the vessel, with 13 crewmen left the shore on Thursday. “The fuel we bought and put in the vessel has water in it. So, when the engine was running, the water aspect of the fuel entered the engine and it went off,” Mr. Giah explained.
May 22, 2022 05:01 UTC
Ireland Ambassador accredited to Liberia, but with residence in the Republic of Sierra Leone, Clarie Buckley has assured the Minister of National Defense, Maj/Gen. Daniel D. Ziankahn (Rtd), of her country’s willingness to establish strong military ties with the Armed Forces of Liberia, especially in the area of peacekeeping. She lauded Minister Ziankahn for his recent commitment to keep the Armed Forces of Liberia away from politics. At the same time, the Irish Ambassador has informed Minister Ziankahn of her country's military preparedness to participate in next year's Armed Forces Day celebrations in Liberia. He informed the Irish Envoy of his commitment to keeping the Armed Forces of Liberia away from politics, so as to preserve the neutrality of the force.
May 20, 2022 10:31 UTC
In Todee District, poverty means dreams are hardly achieved, and decades of neglect have resulted in basic social services such as safe drinking water, decent health facilities, and high schools being in short supply. But poverty in Todee District, Montserrado’s largest district, with 475 towns and villages, means Odaphus could not raise the necessary funds to pursue higher education. The World Bank estimates that 50 percent of Liberians live below the poverty line and a sizable number live in extreme poverty. Nearly half of Todee inhabitants are born in poverty, then live in poverty and die in poverty. Nothing has changed, no electricity, and no roads,” says Watta Flomo, 65, of Konah Town, Todee District.
May 19, 2022 05:45 UTC
Cllr.Thomas Asumana, Ysndi Martin Kpeyei, James Rogers, Congress man Chris Smith, Dr.Alan White, Mrs Lucy KearMonrovia — United States Congressman Chris Smith has said speedy action must be taken against perpetrators of human rights violations and abuses committed during Liberia’s 14-year civil war. “Justice delayed is justice denied, but not in the case of Liberia. All perpetrators who committed atrocities during the country’s civil war must be held accountable,” Congressman Smith said upon receiving 300,000 signatures from members of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for the full implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation report. Congressman Smith said the 300,000 signatures gathered is a “powerful testimony”, and shows how Liberians are desperate for justice. The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (formerly known as the Congressional Human Rights Caucus) is a bipartisan caucus of the United States House of Representatives.
May 18, 2022 11:03 UTC
Monrovia — The African Organization of Public Accounts Committees (AFROPAC) is having a two-day virtual Conference as part of efforts to improve Lawmakers’ oversight responsibility during the time of the pandemic. The theme of the virtue conference is “collect comprehensive, borrow wisely spending efficiently: public finance oversight in time of pandemic recovery. “We are cognizant of the strategic value of Supreme Audit Institutions in enabling oversight and public accountability in our country,” he said. “In the NRA, corruption, tax evasion, human trafficking, trafficking in illicit drugs and substances were all identified as prevalent predicate offenses to money laundering in Liberia,” Harris said. According to him, illicit financial flow is impacting national revenue in many forms.
May 18, 2022 09:38 UTC
Gbolu Beatrice BeyanResidents in the vicinity of the Industrial Park in Gardnersville, on early Monday morning, awoke to a shocking discovery of the lifeless body of an 18-year-old girl who had gone missing for hours. The deceased, eyewitnesses said, lived in the Chicken Soup Factory Gulf area — a community not too far from where she was discovered dead. This is where they killed this girl,” a grieving elderly woman was heard saying. They said they had been in search of Fatu since Sunday evening and were worried about the unthinkable, which unfortunately eventually befell them. Their hope was dashed when they received news of a dead body being found in a zinc round kitchen in the LPRC fence in the industrial park area in Gardnersville.
May 17, 2022 05:06 UTC
They were mostly car documents. According to him, he will be filing a formal complaint with the Press Union of Liberia and the Liberia National Police on Monday. “This is scary and needs urgent investigation,” says Naway Gumeh of the State-run Liberia Broadcasting System. Be safe!”Some journalists also believed the robbery was an attempt to intimidate Dodoo and make him stop reporting on critical national issues. “We believe the robbery might be linked to his work because only his equipment was stolen,” one journalist said.
May 16, 2022 23:33 UTC