Be the light of Liberia’s future

By Alexander Redd We are clamoring for lasting change in Liberia, and hoping that we change the way and manner in which we treat each other and focus on uniting our efforts to rebuild our country. It’s a fact that we have experienced many turbulent course of historical events that divide us rather than unite […]

Gambian returnees make coronavirus protective gear

The rapid spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in West and Central Africa, which has infected over 8,000 people and led to the deaths of over 200, has led to a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE).  To enhance the availability of basic medical supplies in The Gambia, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is mainstreaming COVID-related […]

Coronavirus: Gbowee provides help to Liberians

On April 24 Liberian President George Weah announced an extension of the stay home order for impacted counties with the objective of stopping the spread of COVID-19 or coronavirus outbreak in the country. While these measures are necessary to halt the country’s pandemic, the socio-economic impact on vulnerable groups is excessively high with low-income communities […]

Equatorial Guinea continues Year of Investment campaign

COVID-19 has slowed global trade, but Equatorial Guinea is not relenting in its drive for investment and downstream diversification, said the country’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima. Equatorial Guinea’s Year of Investment 2020 campaign continues to move ahead. “Definitely the Year of Investment is still very important,” said the Minister during […]

EFLA launches Liberia coronavirus fund drive

The European Federation of Liberian Associations (EFLA) has started a humanitarian drive to reach out to the disadvantaged in and around Liberia’s capital, Monrovia. “As we all know that COVID-19 has impacted the lives of many of us in Europe and the world over, our fellow compatriots in Liberia are the ones who are vastly […]

Liberia: First Lady donates 15,000 face masks

Liberia’s First Lady Clar Marie Weah has donated 15,000 pieces of face masks to the National Covid 19 Response Coordination Center, which is situated at the General Services Agency, in Monrovia. The donation, presented on Thursday, through Mrs. Weah’s Foundation, Clar Hope Foundation, seeks to boost ongoing efforts led by the Liberian government to curb […]

Keep African free trade agreement on track

Ahead of the AU ministerial meeting on the 5-6th of May that will be discussing the trade response to Covid-19 and the state of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), a number of business leaders have signed a joint letter calling for ministers and Heads of State to ensure they stick to the deadline of July […]

Swedish health minister on coronavirus response

Dear Director-General, excellencies, my name is Lena Hallengren and I am Minister for Health and Social Affairs in Sweden. Today, I am here with Johan Carlson, Director-General of the Public Health Agency of Sweden and Olivia Wigzell, Director-General of the National Board of Health and Welfare.  Thank you for the opportunity to brief you on Sweden’s […]

Make the best out of Covid-19 pandemic

By Alexander Redd During this global COVID-19 pandemic, it is an opportunity to diligently commit to what we do best, our skillful labor in our homes. Even though we may have many tasks before us, our prayerful planning to enhance quality of our skills and abilities during this season of quarantine, is best investment of […]

LSA Norrland: New leaders speak language of unity

The new chairman of the Liberian Swedish Association Norrland Branch (LSANB) says his goal is to promote unity in the organization. Ambrose Julue said his leadership will cooperate with the Stockholm headquarter of the LSA and other chapters in this regard. Julue spoke on April 19 during installation of new officials after elections conducted in […]