Liberian author: Book makes a good Xmas gift

Liberian author Lulu Marshall says the newest edition of her book – A Book of Liberian Parables:  Wise Sayings and Their Simple Interpretations – is a fantastic gift even for the Christmas holidays.   Available online in soft cover and ebook formats, the book is excellently reviewed on the Archway Publishing website: “A Book of Liberian Parables: Wise […]

Registration of Nigerian nationals in Scandinavia

I am directed to inform that the Embassy has commenced an online registration of Nigerian nationals residing within the Mission’s Diplomatic jurisdiction; that is Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark. Nigerian citizens are advice to register with the Embassy through its website at or collect a copy of the registration form at the Embassy (reception); […]

Investment forum for three West African countries

Three West African nations are expected to participate in a one-day trade and investment conference on Monday organized by Holland’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation in The Hague. The Dutch conference with  Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone is a follow-up to the July 6-9 visit of a high-level Dutch trade delegation to the three Mano River Union […]

Sweden tightens screws on migration

In the worst refugee situation since the Second World War, Sweden has taken greater responsibility than any other country in the west. We are a small country that is making an enormous contribution and the Swedish people are showing great solidarity in a difficult time. We stand up for the international right of asylum. Since […]

Unmasking Mary Taryonnoh Broh

  A bolt from the blue: This best depicts Mary Taryonnoh Broh’s re-emergence into the national scene after she was named to head the so-called Presidential Task Force with a mandate to clean up the city of Monrovia. The name of Mary Broh is nothing new to the Liberian public, especially since that name is […]

Tough requirements for family reunifications

The Finnish Government is intent on restricting the possibilities of successful asylum seekers to bring their families to Finland. An agreement on the introduction of more rigorous criteria on family reunifications was reached already in the coalition negotiations, but the ballooning number of asylum seekers has added a new sense of urgency to the plans. […]

Successful investment forum in Congo Brazzaville

“The ICB Forum 2015 has kept its promises. All its promises. It well exceeded our initial expectations.” Those were the words of Isidore Mvouba, Minister of State for Industrial development and the Promotion of the Private Sector in the Congo, as the curtain fell on the Invest in Congo Brazzaville-ICB Forum 2015. More than 1,000 participants, from […]

Liberia: Journalists want task force disbanded

The Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas (ALJA) is urging the Liberian government to dissolve the Mary Broh Special Task Force recently constituted for the cleaning and beautification of the City of Monrovia. According to media report, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf set-up the Mary Broh Special Task Force recently with the mandate of keeping the […]

African undersea cable system to be constructed

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the undersea cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU), is to roll out Phase II of the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable system, a 5,000km extension from the Gulf of Guinea island of Sao Tomé-et-Principe to South Africa, that will further strengthen the role ACE is playing in critical […]

Sweden backs resolution against Islamic State

Sweden supports the United Nations Security Council’s resolution on ISIL and believes that through it the international community agrees to enhance efforts to prevent and suppress the activities of the terrorist group, Foreign Minister Margot Wallström has said. In a statement issued on Saturday, she added that “In the fight against terrorism, it is vital to […]