It is 1:13 am in Monrovia on Friday, April 25, 2014

Tah said she has not resigned her post as Justice Minister, RL
Justice Minister Christiana P. Tah has broken her silence over reports that she resigned her post as Minister of Justice of the Republic of Liberia and subsequently left the country.

Edwin Snowe
Representative Edwin M. Snowe has warned the National Port Authority (NPA) of the danger in releasing “falsehoods” about the tugboat contract with former Chairman Charles Gyude Bryant.

Caught: Tobias Bowen, 47, had been on the run since 2010 and is now back in custody after authorities caught up with him in a London airport on Saturday
Tobias Bowen, a 47-year-old Liberian and Chief Administrator of the Redemption Hospital in New Kru Town, who was charged in 2010 with allegedly raping a child in western New York, has been captured in Britain.

UN Chopper RA-22426 crash landed just off the Robertsfield Highway (land side) Tuesday afternoon. The aircraft, carrying 9 persons including the pilot, left the James Spriggs Payne Airfield at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.
No casualties have been reported from the United Nations (UN) helicopter marked RA 22426, bound for the Southeast that crash-landed after a few minutes of technical difficulties while en-route; however, one of the crewmembers – a pilot – is said to be in ‘critical’ condition.

Vice President of Liberia, Joseph N. Boakai
The Vice President, Ambassador Joseph Nyumah Boakai, has called on journalists in the country to step up and present the true picture of unfolding development in Liberia. Mr. Boakai made the clarion call recently at a one-day media meeting held in Monrovia.

UN Chopper RA-22426 crash landed just off the Robertsfield Highway (land side) this afternoon. The aircraft carrying 9 persons including the pilot, left the James Spriggs Payne Airfield at 11:45 a.m.

Tah said she has not resigned her post as Justice Minister, RL

Edwin Snowe

Caught: Tobias Bowen, 47, had been on the run since 2010 and is now back in custody after authorities caught up with him in a London airport on Saturday

UN Chopper RA-22426 crash landed just off the Robertsfield Highway (land side) Tuesday afternoon. The aircraft, carrying 9 persons including the pilot, left the James Spriggs Payne Airfield at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Vice President of Liberia, Joseph N. Boakai

UN Chopper RA-22426 crash landed just off the Robertsfield Highway (land side) this afternoon. The aircraft carrying 9 persons including the pilot, left the James Spriggs Payne Airfield at 11:45 a.m.

Top News


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.

Business


Although this chart only records exchange rate data up to 2012, it does show a steady increase in the rate of the Liberia dollar against the US dollar. Graph courtesy of TradingEconomics.com

 Against the backdrop of public outcry for authorities at the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) to do something about the foreign exchange rate, the Liberian dollar has continued falling against the US

Sports


Washington Blay (l) informed FIFA that LFA President Musa Bility (r) had been found guilty of tax evasion but had been allowed to run for president of the country's football association.

The world’s football governing body, FIFA, has rejected a petition by from Former Lone Star Players Association, protesting the candidacy of Musa H.

LIB Life

The most painful ones are the beautiful ladies

They are self-made unlearned young women

They thought schooling was a mere time waster

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