Chief Barlon Wants Reintroduction of Sassywood

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Says statutory laws not adequate to prosecute cases of alleged witchcraft. The head of the traditional council of chiefs in Nimba County, Paramount Chief Peter...

2 Drug Smugglers Arrested at RIA, 1 Carrying Cocaine Pellets in...

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The Liberia Narcotics Control Bureau, otherwise known as the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA), has intercepted and arrested two foreigners at the Roberts International...

Liberian Found Dead in Guinea Swimming Pool

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A Liberia national on Christmas Day mysteriously drowned in a swimming pool in the neighboring Guinean town of Djéké, about 20 minutes drive away...

Elephants Go on ‘Rampage’ in Nimba

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...Destroy farms, wreck rice kitchens A group of elephants has resurfaced in the Gio Forest near Tappita District in Lower Nimba County destroying plantain farms...

‘Prayer Woman’ in Court for ‘Beating Nephew to Death’

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By Patrick C.M. Kollie  Said boy was 'involved in witchcraft' Police in Margibi County have sent to court a 42-year-old ‘prayer woman’, identified as Yamah K....

Woman, 19, Admits to Throwing Child in River

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Police assigned in Duo Town, Zahn Chiefdom, Nimba County have arrested a 19 year woman for allegedly throwing her one year old daughter in...

Traditional Chiefs, Elders Ban Poro, Sande Activities

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Traditional leaders across Liberia have temporarily banned all Poro and Sande societies until otherwise ordered. The Sande (for women) and Poro (for men) societies are the trusted custodians...

Mother of 11-Yr. Old Rape Victim Goes on ‘Hunger Strike’

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The mother of an 11 year old girl, who was reportedly raped and killed about nine months ago, has resolved to go on a...

4 Day Old Baby Abandoned

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A 4-day old baby boy was last Wednesday night found abandoned near a septic tank in Cooper Farm near Newport Street in Monrovia. The...

Pregnant Mother, 6 yr-old Son Drown in Nimba

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A lady, believed to be seven months pregnant, and her six year old son, last Thursday lost their lives by drowning in the St....

Country Devil ‘Swallows’ Immigration Officer

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A 'country devil' that is reportedly controlling the forests of Gbarpolu County with parallel authority to the Government of Liberia, has reportedly 'swallowed' (abducted)...

2 Women Arrested at RIA with 8.1 Kg of Heroin

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Acting on a tip off by informants, officers of the Liberia National Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) over the weekend arrested two women at the...

‘New’ Witchcraft Activity Surfaces in Nimba

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Another alarming witchcraft activity, referred to as “Red Cloths," has surfaced in Nimba County, creating fear among the residents. According to a Daily Observer probe,...

Mob Violence Leaves One Dead in Sinoe

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-Two others humiliated for ‘being witches’ An angry crowd has reportedly beaten to death a woman identified as Willean Nywallah in Johnny Town, Upper Kpanyan...

Man Caught Red Handed in DV Lottery Scam

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A woman living in the Caldwell vicinity has brought to the attention of the media that she has been scammed out of hundreds of...

Eminent Clan Chief Dies of ‘Snake Bite’ in Nimba

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One of the long-serving clan chiefs in Nimba County has reportedly died from a snake bite, an incident which residents said occurred right in...

Man Jailed for Killing Endangered Turtle

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The government has given a one-year prison sentence to a man in the port city of Buchanan for killing a leatherback turtle. The animal...

2 ‘Witchcraft’ Suspects Mobbed to Death in Ganta

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1 critically injured Commercial activities in Ganta City, Nimba County came to a standstill on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, when some angry residents reportedly attacked...

Daily Observer Gbarpolu Correspondent Missing

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The Daily Observer’s Gbarpolu County correspondent, S. Micah Yeahwon, has reportedly gone missing since October 13, three days he voted in the October 10...

Man, 24, in Search of Family

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Ikeme Johnson told the Daily Observer that he is 24 years old and he remembers that he was born in a town called Voinjama. “I...