Monrovia

Latest stories

4h
The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |soccer star, George Weah plays a match on a dusty pitch at the Alpha Old Timers
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
soccer star, George Weah plays a match on a dusty pitch at the Alpha Old Timers Sports Association in Paynesville in Monrovia on April 30, 2016. MARCO LONGARIAFP/Getty Images Silhouettes of Christian Orthodox worshippers are seen as a... Read more
12 related stories
1d
Greencastle Banner-Graphic
Balanced SP beats Monrovia; Kaeff, Edwards pace CloversThe South Putnam boys' track team won both relay events and got individual firs
Balanced SP beats Monrovia; Kaeff, Edwards pace Clovers
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted yesterday
The South Putnam boys' track team won both relay events and got individual firsts from six different athletes in defeating Monrovia 69-63 on Thursday evening. Logan Vandermark won both the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races for the Eagles, while other... Read more
2 related stories
1d
International Business Times
Ex-Chelsea and AC Milan football legend George Weah to run for president of Liberia who belongs to the opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) party, addre
Ex-Chelsea and AC Milan football legend George Weah to run for president of Liberia
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
who belongs to the opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) party, addressed a crowd in his home city of Monrovia to tell supporters of his "vision" to transform the country. He said he had been a "victim of poverty" like many of... Read more
21 related stories
1d
Channel NewsAsia
Study of Liberia Ebola flare-up shows need for longer vigilanceflare-up, which included seven confirmed cases, centered on a village in Margib
Study of Liberia Ebola flare-up shows need for longer vigilance
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
flare-up, which included seven confirmed cases, centered on a village in Margibi County, a rural area near the capital Monrovia. To find out more about what triggered it, researchers led by David Blackley of the U.S. Centres for Diseases... Read more
2 related stories
2d
BBC Football
Weah will run for president againhe turned to politics. He is currently a senator for the western province of Mo
Weah will run for president again
BBC Football / Posted 2 days ago
he turned to politics. He is currently a senator for the western province of Montserrado, which includes the capital Monrovia. In 2011 he ran for vice-president under Winston Tubman but did not win. Mr Weah belongs to the opposition... Read more
21 related stories
2d
Greencastle Banner-Graphic
Tiger Cub golfers win pair- Greencastle will host the Tiger Cub Invitational on Saturday at Windy Hill.
Tiger Cub golfers win pair
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted 2 days ago
- Greencastle will host the Tiger Cub Invitational on Saturday at Windy Hill. Many Eagles get bests in defeat A deeper Monrovia girls track squad defeated South Putnam 99-31 on Thursday evening, but coach Brandon Welti still drew several... Read more
2 related stories
2d
BBC News
Liberia ex-footballer George Weah to run for president againhe turned to politics. He is currently a senator for the western province of Mo
Liberia ex-footballer George Weah to run for president again
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
he turned to politics. He is currently a senator for the western province of Montserrado, which includes the capital Monrovia. In 2011 he ran for vice-president under Winston Tubman but did not win. Mr Weah belongs to the opposition... Read more
21 related stories
2d
Pasadena Weekly
Get Your KicksIron Works, a specialty garage that restores antique cars to their classic sple
Get Your Kicks
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Iron Works, a specialty garage that restores antique cars to their classic splendor, located at 135 W. Foothill Blvd. in Monrovia. Housed in a 1920s building that was one of the first Dodge dealerships in the San Gabriel Valley, it will feature... Read more
2d
WLBZ Bangor
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will m
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will make a second bid to become president of Liberia when current leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's final term ends next year. The ex-AC Milan striker told supporters on Thursday... Read more
21 related stories
2d
13 WMAZ Macon
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says h
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says he will make a second bid to become president of Liberia. The ex-AC Milan striker announced on Thursday he will stand as a candidate in elections next year, when current... Read more
21 related stories
2d
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says h
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says he will make a second bid to become president of Liberia. The ex-AC Milan striker announced on Thursday he will stand as a candidate in elections next year, when current... Read more
21 related stories
2d
KTHV Little Rock
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says h
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says he will make a second bid to become president of Liberia. The ex-AC Milan striker announced on Thursday he will stand as a candidate in elections next year, when current... Read more
21 related stories
2d
NorthWest Cable News
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will m
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will make a second bid to become president of Liberia when current leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's final term ends next year. The ex-AC Milan striker told supporters on Thursday... Read more
21 related stories
2d
First Coast News
Ex-soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will m
Ex-soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will make a second bid to become president of Liberia when current leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's final term ends next year. The ex-AC Milan striker told supporters on Thursday... Read more
21 related stories
2d
KGW Channel 8 Portland
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will m
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will make a second bid to become president of Liberia when current leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's final term ends next year. The ex-AC Milan striker told supporters on Thursday... Read more
21 related stories
2d
KTVB Boise
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will m
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will make a second bid to become president of Liberia when current leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's final term ends next year. The ex-AC Milan striker told supporters on Thursday... Read more
21 related stories
2d
KENS 5 San Antonio
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will m
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will make a second bid to become president of Liberia when current leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's final term ends next year. The ex-AC Milan striker told supporters on Thursday... Read more
21 related stories
2d
5KSDK St. Louis
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says h
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says he will make a second bid to become president of Liberia. The ex-AC Milan striker announced on Thursday he will stand as a candidate in elections next year, when current... Read more
21 related stories
2d
WGRZ-TV Buffalo
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says h
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says he will make a second bid to become president of Liberia. The ex-AC Milan striker announced on Thursday he will stand as a candidate in elections next year, when current... Read more
21 related stories
2d
KREM.com Spokane
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says h
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says he will make a second bid to become president of Liberia. The ex-AC Milan striker announced on Thursday he will stand as a candidate in elections next year, when current... Read more
21 related stories
2d
KVUE-TV Austin
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says h
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says he will make a second bid to become president of Liberia. The ex-AC Milan striker announced on Thursday he will stand as a candidate in elections next year, when current... Read more
21 related stories
2d
WCSH 6 Portland
soccer star Weah to run again for president of LiberiaMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says h
soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah says he will make a second bid to become president of Liberia. The ex-AC Milan striker announced on Thursday he will stand as a candidate in elections next year, when current... Read more
21 related stories
2d
AllAfrica.com
World Bank Boosts Support for Sustainable Forest LandscapesMonrovia — The World Bank and the Government of Liberia today signed a US$36.7
World Bank Boosts Support for Sustainable Forest Landscapes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Monrovia — The World Bank and the Government of Liberia today signed a US$36.7 million grant from the Government of Norway to support the country's efforts to improve the integrated management of targeted forest landscapes and increase the sharing of... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Reconfirms Commitment to Decentralization Processservices including permits, licenses and certifications are offered reflecting
Pres. Sirleaf Reconfirms Commitment to Decentralization Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
services including permits, licenses and certifications are offered reflecting the same value and cost in Monrovia. "We have come a long way, but we still have to do more" President Sirleaf Said President Sirleaf acknowledged the... Read more
3 related stories
3d
AllAfrica.com
LPRC Wants Partnership With NPstation projects in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County and Ganta, Nimba County alongsid
LPRC Wants Partnership With NP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
station projects in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County and Ganta, Nimba County alongside its headquarters in Congo Town outside Monrovia. And Deputy Managing Director Sarvice said it NP had proven to be a dependable partner. "We are asking NP to... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Miata Beysolow Seeks Separate Trialex-commerce minister Madam Miata Beysolow has filed papers with the Criminal Co
Miata Beysolow Seeks Separate Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
ex-commerce minister Madam Miata Beysolow has filed papers with the Criminal Court "C" at the Temple of Justice in Monrovia, seeking separate trial in an economic sabotage case that involves her and a number of ex-officials. Madam Beysolow... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
UK Tax Experts Access Liberia's Revenue Capacity for SupportMonrovia — A delegation of two tax experts from the United Kingdom has conclude
UK Tax Experts Access Liberia's Revenue Capacity for Support
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Monrovia — A delegation of two tax experts from the United Kingdom has concluded its weeklong mission aimed at accessing the capacity of the Liberia Revenue Authority LRA) for support and collaboration in enhancing tax administration in Liberia. LRA... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Linu Urges Ellen to Do Moreduring her 'controversial' second term in office. Making the assertion recentl
Linu Urges Ellen to Do More
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
during her 'controversial' second term in office. Making the assertion recently at his 16th Street residence in Monrovia, Dr. Blama indicated that the Liberian leader made enormous commitment in her second term, including the creation of... Read more
2 related stories
3d
AllAfrica.com
Armed Robbers, Police Exchange Fire in Wood Campand Peace Commission (JPC) which is the human right group of the Catholic Churc
Armed Robbers, Police Exchange Fire in Wood Camp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
and Peace Commission (JPC) which is the human right group of the Catholic Church released about 20 armed robbers from the Monrovia Central Prison. Collins said: "those notorious robbers are now roaming out there posing threats to peace and... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
UL Students Prevent Registration Processfees per credit hour from US$2.05 to US$4.00 per credit hour. Addressing a new
UL Students Prevent Registration Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
fees per credit hour from US$2.05 to US$4.00 per credit hour. Addressing a news conference earlier on the main campus in Monrovia, the acting chairperson of the Board of Trustees, Senator Jewel Howard Taylor said the university decided to take... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
'Deception and Falsehood'that the government is unable to run the state of affairs of the country. But
'Deception and Falsehood'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
that the government is unable to run the state of affairs of the country. But addressing a news conference Monday in Monrovia, the group Executive Director, Sylvester Pewee indicated that his group feels obligated to dispel bold face lies... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Paying the Pricebloody behavior. While leading ULIMO forces in Gbarpolu County, a jungle regio
Paying the Price
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
bloody behavior. While leading ULIMO forces in Gbarpolu County, a jungle region 65 miles north of Liberia's capital, Monrovia, Jabbateh was irate when a makeshift bridge of logs collapsed underneath them, dumping a military truck into a... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
'Create More Awareness On PPP'out awareness involving different teacher groupings and associations in order t
'Create More Awareness On PPP'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
out awareness involving different teacher groupings and associations in order to disseminate the information to teachers in Monrovia and its environs. He spoke to reporters Tuesday April19, 2016, iterating that unlike other countries, people do not... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Reconfirms Commitment to Decentralization Process - Dedicates Bong County Service Centerservices including permits, licenses and certifications are offered reflecting
President Sirleaf Reconfirms Commitment to Decentralization Process - Dedicates Bong County Service Center
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
services including permits, licenses and certifications are offered reflecting the same value and cost in Monrovia. "We have come a long way, but we still have to do more" President Sirleaf Said President Sirleaf acknowledged the... Read more
3 related stories
3d
AllAfrica.com
'Penis Chopper' ChargedThe man who allegedly chopped off the penis of another man has been charged wit
'Penis Chopper' Charged
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The man who allegedly chopped off the penis of another man has been charged with multiple crimes by the Monrovia City Court. The multiple crimes Wetee, as he is only identified is charged with include criminal attempt to commit murder, aggravated... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
U.S. Report Indicts Liberia On Gay Issuea misdemeanor with a penalty of up to one year's imprisonment. The report said
U.S. Report Indicts Liberia On Gay Issue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
a misdemeanor with a penalty of up to one year's imprisonment. The report said as of the end of 2015, two persons were in Monrovia Central Prison (MCP) custody for sodomy, one of whom had been in pretrial detention for more than three years. The... Read more
3d
Greencastle Banner-Graphic
Prep roundup: NP golfers win Southmont tourney, defeat Cloverssecond in triangular track meet The Cloverdale Middle School track teams parti
Prep roundup: NP golfers win Southmont tourney, defeat Clovers
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted 3 days ago
second in triangular track meet The Cloverdale Middle School track teams participated in a triangular meet along with Monrovia at Southmont, both earning second-place team finishes. Southmont was the winner of the boys' meet with a team score... Read more
2 related stories
3d
AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Congrats Togo, Sierra Leone and South AfricaMonrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent separate messages of congra
President Sirleaf Congrats Togo, Sierra Leone and South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Monrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent separate messages of congratulations to the Governments and peoples of the Republics of Togo and Sierra Leone, on the occasion marking their 56th and 55th Independence Anniversaries, respectively,... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Libtelco Reportedly Buying Cellular Misfits Novafone for MillionsMonrovia — One of the worst-kept secrets in Liberian business circles appear to
Libtelco Reportedly Buying Cellular Misfits Novafone for Millions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Monrovia — One of the worst-kept secrets in Liberian business circles appear to be gaining traction amid reports that the Government of Liberia is on the verge of entering into the already tight cellular phone market. FrontPageAfrica has learned... Read more
3d
Pasadena Star-News
Monrovia baseball ace Isaiah Ramos works out of jams to beat La CanadaLA CANADA >> Twenty-one and counting. The Monrovia High School baseball team e
Monrovia baseball ace Isaiah Ramos works out of jams to beat La Canada
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
LA CANADA >> Twenty-one and counting. The Monrovia High School baseball team extended its Rio Hondo League win streak to 21 on Tuesday afternoon with a 3-1 win over host La Canada. The Wildcats are marching toward their second consecutive league... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
Liberia Outleft it late to give Liberia a consolation goal in the 84th minute ending the m
Liberia Out
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
left it late to give Liberia a consolation goal in the 84th minute ending the match 1-1. Liberia lost the first leg in Monrovia 0-2 and was hunting for a 3-0 win away to book a ticket for the second round. The result now means Guinea under -20... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
Golden Veroleum Dedicates Mini Oil Palm Mill in Sinoe CountyMonrovia — It was a joyous and colorful day for citizens of Tarjuowon and Sinoe
Golden Veroleum Dedicates Mini Oil Palm Mill in Sinoe County
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — It was a joyous and colorful day for citizens of Tarjuowon and Sinoe as one of Liberia's biggest private sector employers, Golden Veroleum Liberia on 19 April 2016 dedicated a mini mill in Tarjuowon Statutory District, Sinoe County with... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
Liberian Lawmakers Approves Printing of New Fifty Million Bank NotesMonrovia — The Liberian currency, the Liberian dollar, has significantly deprec
Liberian Lawmakers Approves Printing of New Fifty Million Bank Notes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — The Liberian currency, the Liberian dollar, has significantly depreciated in terms of value on the exchange market, trading as low as L$91 to US$1, one of the worst in the recent history of the country. "The Speaker and his LPDP in... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
Unanimous WTO Vote - Liberian Senate Ratifies Accession ProtocolMonrovia — The Liberian Senate has passed into law an Act to Ratify the Protoco
Unanimous WTO Vote - Liberian Senate Ratifies Accession Protocol
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — The Liberian Senate has passed into law an Act to Ratify the Protocol on the Accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) of the Republic of Liberia. The Act received a unanimous vote to successfully pass on Thursday and has been sent... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
Kofi Woods Receives More Punchesour institutions" he said at the induction ceremony of officers of the Associat
Kofi Woods Receives More Punches
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
our institutions" he said at the induction ceremony of officers of the Association of female Lawyers of Liberia or AFELL in Monrovia recently. But callers on the "Prime Morning Drive" hosted by Prime FM on Wednesday, 20April said Attorney Woods'... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
'Ingratitude' - Civil Society Describes Former CBL Aide DefectingMonrovia — Crayton Duncan former Chief of Office Staff to former Central Bank o
'Ingratitude' - Civil Society Describes Former CBL Aide Defecting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — Crayton Duncan former Chief of Office Staff to former Central Bank of Liberia Governor J. Mills Jones recent declaration of support to Vice President Joseph Boakai moving away from his former boss is raising debate across the... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
Man Called 'Obassanjo' Detained for 'Slashing' Colleague's PenisMonrovia — A man accused of slashing another man penis has been arrested, follo
Man Called 'Obassanjo' Detained for 'Slashing' Colleague's Penis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — A man accused of slashing another man penis has been arrested, following a manhunt launched by officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP) barely a month after he absconded. The accused Obasanjo was arrested by the Police this week and... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
Liberian President Says Lawmakers Overstep Oversight ResponsibilityMonrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says members of the National Legisla
Liberian President Says Lawmakers Overstep Oversight Responsibility
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says members of the National Legislature sometimes misuse their oversight responsibility given them by the constitution of the Republic of Liberia. The responsibility of a Lawmaker includes lawmaking,... Read more
3 related stories
4d
AllAfrica.com
Representation, Not Noisemaking - Senator Refutes Dummies ReportMonrovia — Senator Jim Tornolah (PUP, Margibi County), one of the senators name
Representation, Not Noisemaking - Senator Refutes Dummies Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — Senator Jim Tornolah (PUP, Margibi County), one of the senators named in the Institute for Research and Democratic Development (IREDD) report for least participation in the Liberian Senate, says the research conducted by IREDD is weak and... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
'Privatize JFK' - National Christian Task Force Challenges PerformanceMonrovia — A Christian group says the government should close the John F. Kenne
'Privatize JFK' - National Christian Task Force Challenges Performance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — A Christian group says the government should close the John F. Kennedy Medical Center if it is unable to run it and should rather invite capable individuals to take over. "If you can't run JFK, close it down and invite people who know... Read more
More

People in this news