It is 9:20 pm in Monrovia on Sunday, April 20, 2014

From left: James Gbarbea Jr., Martin Kerkula, Mannis B. Howard, Andrew Sackie Allakamenin and Joseph O. Clinton, all Senatorial aspirants for the Lower Bong County seat.
In its quest to ensure the dawning of a new political dispensation in Bong County, after many decades of political deprivation, the Salala, Sanoyea and Fuamah (SaSaFu) organization, which represents the Lower region of the county, will conduct its primary to select a Senatorial Aspirant to contest the 2014 special election.

Amb. Nnadozie receives copy of a statement of solidarity from her kinsmen
Following protests for her to be recalled, scores of Nigerians under the banner of three distinct organizations Tuesday, April 15, presented statements of support to their Ambassador accredited near Monrovia, Chigozie F. Obi-Nnadozie, at her office in Congo Town.

U.S Ambassador breaking ground for feeder road construction in Nimba County.
U.S. Ambassador Deborah Malac officially launched the construction of a ‘feeder road’ from Bahn-Payee-Zuoplay in Nimba County, describing the groundbreaking ceremony as the beginning of a major commitment by the U.S. Government to support farm-to-market road rehabilitation in Liberia.

Ms. Marion M. Teah the first female locomotive operator
Though there are jobs that are considered to be for men only, the current competition among workers is reducing that gap, and women are taking on many more demanding professions in the job market.

Rt. Rev. Lewis Zeigler, Archbishop of the Catholic Church of Liberia
“Many unfortunate situations have befallen Liberia as a result of Liberians ignoring their creator and involving themselves in unwholesome activities that continue to annoy God,” Catholic Church in Liberia Archbishop Lewis Ziegler has observed.
Maima Massaquoi, who recently gave birth to triplets at the John F. Kennedy Hospital in Sinkor, is seeking assistance from well-meaning Liberians, philanthropists, as well as from the government of Liberia.

From left: James Gbarbea Jr., Martin Kerkula, Mannis B. Howard, Andrew Sackie Allakamenin and Joseph O. Clinton, all Senatorial aspirants for the Lower Bong County seat.

Amb. Nnadozie receives copy of a statement of solidarity from her kinsmen

U.S Ambassador breaking ground for feeder road construction in Nimba County.

Ms. Marion M. Teah the first female locomotive operator

Rt. Rev. Lewis Zeigler, Archbishop of the Catholic Church of Liberia

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Nurses take care of a patient with Ebola hemorrhagic fever. AFP/WHO photo

Ebola Threatens Liberia

At least 59 of out of 80 persons are now confirmed dead after coming in contact with the Ebola virus in the southern forest regions of Gueckedou and Macenta in Guinea, close to the Liberian border, Guinea’s government has confirmed. 

Reports of the virus trickling into northern Liberia suggest at least one Ebola-related death in Foya, Lofa County. Up to press time, officials in Lofa could not be reached for comment. Monrovia officials are also tightlipped, only stating that a press conference will be held Monday.

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The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa.

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LFA President Bility and Ambassador Weah

The president of Liberia Football Association, Musa Bility has an ambitious suggestion to ensure that to an average footballer, there must be a life after the game.

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Partial view of dancers on the floor

 It was quite an exciting and interesting event on National Fast and Prayer Day; students from seven high schools--- in and out of Monrovia--- combined their passion with dedication to express thei

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