No Coloured Hair In Liberia's Finance Ministry
The Liberian Finance ministry has stated that it will prohibit its employees from dying their hair or wearing coloured wigs. It is not clear if this will extend to visitors in the future. The ban was passed into law in 2014 but was not enforced until recently. Here are reactions to the ban via Twitter.…
Political defections in Nigeria, causes and consequences
There is an alarming rise in organised political defections in Nigeria. Although she is being hyped as the giant of Africa, the democracy in Nigeria is not practised like in countries such as Ghana, Sierra Leone, Botswana, Tanzania, Liberia, Senegal and Zambia with stable democracies. Nigeria’s version is a guided democracy and a democracy for…
Liberians divided over Weah honouring former coaches
Liberian football star-turned-president George Weah has won world headlines by conferring his country's top honour on his former boss Arsene Wenger -- but back home, not everyone is happy.
Weah honours former coaches Wenger and LeRoy
Liberian president George Weah will decorate Arsene Wenger and Claude LeRoy, the two French coaches who gave his football career an early boost.
Meet Tim Weah, the president's son with big football boots to fill
It isn't easy when your father is footballing royalty -- and the president of Liberia to boot. But for 18-year-old Tim Weah, son of the legendary player-turned-politician George, having a famous name on his shirt isn't proving a hindrance. Weah wasn't even born during his father's playing career, which included the 1995 Ballon d'Or and…
I feel great working with Nigerian artistes
Queen Juli Endee has made a name for herself as the Culture Ambassador and Traditional Queen of Liberia. In this interview, the Executive Director of Liberia’s Crusaders for Peace, who is on a special mission to Nigeria...
Trump gives many Liberians a year to quit US
US President Donald Trump decided Tuesday to end the protected status of thousands of Liberian migrants to the United States and gave them a year to leave the country.
Weah seeks Nigeria’s help to jump-start Liberia’s economy
President George Oppong Weah of Liberia has appealed to Nigeria for assistance to jump-start his country’s diminishing economic fortunes. Weah made the appeal yesterday during a state visit to Nigeria where he met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. “Our people have voted for change, and for hope. And change is finally…
Weah tells Nigeria to prepare well for World Cup
Liberia's President George Weah on Monday urged Nigeria to get their preparation right for the World Cup and avoid wranglings over cash that have plagued previous appearances.
Sirleaf wins prestigious Ibrahim Prize for African leadership
Former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Monday won the rarely-awarded Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership -- the world's biggest individual prize.