Saturday, June 6, 2020

Taxi operators arrested in Liberia after riot

Around 100 people, most of them young motorcycle taxi operators, have been arrested following a violent protest on Monday in the central Liberian rubber-growing...

George Weah declares public universities in Liberia tuition-free after fee-hike protest

Liberia’s president George Weah has declared the University of Liberia and all public universities tuition-free for undergraduate students in the country. He made the announcement...

Taylor’s ex-wife denies torture charges

The ex-wife of former Liberian President Charles Taylor has denied torture charges in a court in London, the Press Association reports. Agnes Taylor, 52, was...

Liberia bans foreign travel for 23 people over missing cash

A court in Liberia has banned 23 more people from travelling abroad following the disappearance of more than $100m (£76m) worth of freshly printed...

Liberians protest over missing millions

Hundreds have joined protests in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, in anger at the disappearance of more than $100m-worth (£76m) of newly printed bank notes intended...

Police protect Liberian reporter behind missing cash story

The Liberian journalist who broke the news about the millions-of-dollars worth of newly printed banknotes going missing has had to get police protection after...

Liberia ex-central bank chief denies $60m vanished

Liberia's former central bank governor Milton Weeks says he is fully co-operating with the police as they investigate allegations that at least one container-load...

Liberia ‘vanishing’ cash: Travel ban imposed

Liberia's government has banned 15 people, including the son of former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, from leaving the country while it investigates the alleged...

President George Weah honours Arsène Wenger

Liberia's President George Weah has decorated former Arsenal football club manager Arsène Wenger with the country's highest honour at a ceremony in the capital,...

Wenger gets hero’s welcome in Liberia

Arsenal's former manager Arsène Wenger has arrived in Liberia ahead of an award ceremony on Friday when he is due to receive the country's...

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Mutharika wants Malawi to choose between election and fight against Covid-19

President Peter Mutharika says Malawi should choose between the 2020 fresh presidential election and the fight against coronavirus. Mutharika made the remarks on Monday during...