Ellen Attends Thank You Party Ahead Of AfDB 50th Ann Celebration In Abiidjan


Ambassador Johnny McClain introduces Embassy officials and staff to President Sirleaf
Ambassador Johnny McClain introduces Embassy officials and staff to President Sirleaf

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has arrived in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire to participate in the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group from May 25 to 29, 2015.

Other highpoints of the meetings are the election of the Bank’s 8th President, the commemoration of its 50th Anniversary, and the formal admission of South Sudan as its 54th regional member country and its 80th global member.

The 50th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank’s Board of Governors and the 41th Meetings of the Board of Governors of the Bank’s concessionary window, the African Development Fund (ADF), signal the Bank Group’s return to its headquarters in Abidjan after more than 11 years in Tunis, Tunisia. The AfDB returned to Abidjan in 2014. Continue reading “Ellen Attends Thank You Party Ahead Of AfDB 50th Ann Celebration In Abiidjan”

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Ellen Inspects Progress On Independence Day Projects – Woos Collective Efforts


The Bailey Bridge constructed over the Darbawulor that connects Greenville to Barclayville constructed by the Ministry of Public Works
The Bailey Bridge constructed over the Darbawulor that connects Greenville to Barclayville constructed by the Ministry of Public Works

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is urging citizens of Sinoe and Grand Kru Counties, co-hosts of the 168th Independence Anniversary, to get a little more involved in giving the two capital cities – Greenville and Barclayville – a facelift.

The Liberian leader admonished citizens to clean their yards, cut the high bush growing all around the two cities, and paint their houses. “They all need to join in to do their little part to make the two cities look good,” she pleaded.

According to an Executive Mansion release, President Sirleaf made the call at the end of her visit to Sinoe and Grand Kru Counties to access the level of progress and preparation for the celebration of this year’s Independence Anniversary scheduled to be co-hosted by the two counties. Continue reading “Ellen Inspects Progress On Independence Day Projects – Woos Collective Efforts”

Was Eric that evil? Another view of the Duncan story


By Tennen B. Dalieh

The mid-term senatorial election is scheduled to be held on October 14 2014, about a week from now but as it is and from all indications, election will not be held on 14, October. Article of the Liberian constitution states under Article 83(a) that “elections are held on the second Tuesday of October every election year….”

No doubt elections cannot be held due to the Ebola outbreak. In August of this year, consultations were been held with political parties and Civil Society groups in Liberia by the National Election Commission (NEC) to gauge their views on the possibilities of holding election. A month and half later all activities leading to Election Day were suspended. No one ever argues the LEGALITY in this matter as Expediency is the way out. Continue reading “Was Eric that evil? Another view of the Duncan story”

Kenya Gives US$1M Against Ebola In MRU Region– Reviews Suspension KQ Flights


Release: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The Government of Kenya has announced that it would donate US$1 M (One Million United States Dollars) to aid Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea to fight against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

The disclosure of Kenya’s commitment to support countries worst-affected by Ebola was made by Kenyan Cabinet Secretary and its Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Amina C. Mohamed when she met Liberia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan on Monday, September 8, 2014 on the margins of the Extraordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss the Ebola Outbreak in Africa. Continue reading “Kenya Gives US$1M Against Ebola In MRU Region– Reviews Suspension KQ Flights”

Brussels Airlines Not Leaving: Announces New Schedule For Liberia


Brussels_Airlines_AirplaneBrussels Airlines confirms its intention to continue to serve Liberia with connections to the world via Brussels – and informs its esteemed clientele that, due to operational reasons, the timing of its flight service between Monrovia Roberts and Brussels Airport will change.

Starting from the 15th of August, Brussels Airlines flights will operate according to the following schedule: Continue reading “Brussels Airlines Not Leaving: Announces New Schedule For Liberia”