2 hrs ago
South China Morning Post
Half of all lawmakers will be women within 20 years, says UN study
Gender equality in the world's parliaments is on the way, but women seem to have hit the glass ceiling as heads of state with fewer in top jobs Current female heads of state include, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway, and President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Libera.
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6 hrs ago
Liberia: NGOs Welcome President's Commitment to Stop British Palm Oil Company 'Taking' Community Land
Global Witness and Save My Future Foundation today welcome the commitment by the Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, to make any expansion by the British palm oil company Equatorial Palm Oil onto Jogbahn Clan land dependent on the approval of the communities affected.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Liberia: Sirleaf Threatens to Sue Newspaper
The International Law Group , which represents the legal interest of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has said it intends to initiate legal action against the Chronicle Newspaper if the management of the paper does not withdraw immediately a story it posted in its paper on March 7, 2014.
Teranga Strengthens Board of Directors With Appointment of Dr....
Teranga Gold Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jendayi Frazer to the Board of Directors of the Company while Alan Hill will continue his transition to Non-Executive Chairman.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Africa: Adding Depth to Africa's Growth
Members of the private sector, donor institutions, state departments from across Africa, the diplomatic corps and media gathered at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel today to discuss how African economies can continue growing, but also transform.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Huffington Post
Karin Landgren: Liberia: Empower Women, Transform a Nation
Liberian women are peacemakers, known the world over for their role in ending the country's brutal civil conflict, which ended in 2003 and left the country in tatters.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Liberia: Ellen Signs CBL Act
Amidst controversy surrounding the concurrence of a proposed act, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has signed into law the amended Act that established the Central Bank of Liberia .
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Liberia: Robert Sirleaf Receives U.S.$2 Million for EPS?
Following the completion of his "mission," Robert Sirleaf, bowed out as Chairman of the Board of the National Oil Company of Liberia .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Liberia: Convincing the World 'Liberia Is Back' - Foreign Minister Ngafuan
Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan has been involved in Liberian politics since student days during his country's long period of conflict and civil strife in the 1990s.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Liberia: U.S. Rights Report Cites 'Outdated Libel Laws, Corrupt Judiciary'
Liberia is a constitutional republic with a bicameral National Assembly. In November 2011 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of the Unity Party won a second term in multi-party presidential elections, which domestic and international observers considered generally free and fair.
Follow Friday: @ClairMacD, our woman in Monrovia
What's an Australian journalist doing in Liberia? Clair MacDougall is fascinated by the "deeply complex" nation and coverage of Africa broadly.
A new image
A PROJECTOR screen hangs in the middle of a room in William V.S. Tubman High School as a handful of expatriates and Liberians mill about, waiting for the film that was scheduled to start over an hour ago.
Liberia: 'Lavish Spending'
What appears to be another waste of the country's resources has been discovered at the National Elections Commissions .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Fawehinmi, Fela families, Soyinka reject centenary awards
As the Federal Government honours 100 persons today with Centenary awards as part of Nigeria's Centenary celebration, the families of late human rights activist, Chief Gani Fawehinmi and afrobeat king, Fela Anikulapo Kuti have rejected the post humous awards for both late Fawehinmi and Fela even as Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka also mulls ... (more)
Liberia: Supreme Court Trashes Petition
On the grounds of prematurity, the Supreme Court has thrown out a petition filed by loyalists of Central Bank of Liberia Executive Governor Dr. J. Mills Jones, seeking to overturn lawmakers' swift amendment of certain provisions of the CBL's Act.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Miami Herald
Liberia: Oil company investigated for bribery
Jesus Rodriguez runs KidoZen, which helps large companies build mobile applications more easily.
Liberia: President Sirleaf Presses for Passage of Kuwait Loan Deal
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has written the Legislature to ratify the loan agreement between the Port of Greenville and the Kuwait Arab Economic Development barely two weeks after the appointment of her son as special envoy to the Arab nation to lead government negotiation efforts on petroleum product.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Liberia: Individual or Liberia's Interest? Senate's Depoliticizing Spree
Barely three weeks after President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered her state of the nation's address urging members of the first branch of government to look beyond what she called 'narrow self-interests', it took the post war country a shock coupled with mix-reactions from several quarters when the members of the Liberian senate unanimously ... (more)
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Liberia: Did Motherwell Abandon Liberia- LPRC Dismisses Report
Reports that Motherwell is bolted out of a contract to refurbish storage tanks at the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company are far from the truth, according to LPRC's Managing Director Mr. T. Nelson Williams.
Liberia: Health Workers in Lofa Recommit Services
In the wake of go-slow by health workers across Liberia, those assigned in Lofa County have expressed a commitment to government's health care delivery and pledged to continue to provide services to the people of Lofa.