RSS Feeds

Subscribe in a reader


Apparent Arrogance Of the Front Page Newspaper

We are taught that a newspaper (the media) informs, educates and entertains, with the desire to persuade or convince about the critical issues affecting the “human condition”; that an independent, free, fair and truthful newspaper is indispensable to functioning democracy; that the newspaper is a friendly adversary to state or political power, reporting news events without fear or favor; and that the newspaper is the eyes & ears of state or political power into the executive offices of ministers of state, and executive offices and boardrooms of state-owned enterprises.

Hits: 20



 Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen:

On November 12, through its Ad-Hoc Elections Committee, FIFA informed me of its decision to not admit me as a candidate in the ensuing FIFA Presidential Election. This decision is said to be based on an "investigative report on integrity" by the Investigatory Chamber of the Ethics Committee of FIFA.

Hits: 440


How Sime Darby & Oil Palm production will help Liberia’s Economy

Oil palm is one of the fastest growing commodities in the world, which has many usages. For Liberia, a country noted for some of its traditional commodities, like rubber, iron ore, oil palm seems to be somehow new in recent times. From the sixties up to few years back, only two key commodities were known once Liberia name was mentioned.

Hits: 40


Pres. Sirleaf addresses the nation today

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is expected to deliver a Special National Address to the nation today Thursday, November 19, 2015 in the C. Cecil Dennis, Jr. Auditorium of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at 4:30 post meridian.

Though hints of her special address has not been given, authorities at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where the president has been residing temporarily since July 2006 has inviting the following:

• The Vice President

• The Speaker and Heads of Statutory Committee of the House of
• His Honor, The Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia

• The President Pro-Tempore of the Liberian Senate and Heads of Statutory Committees of the Liberian Senate
• The Acting Dean and Members of the Cabinet

• The Doyen and Members of the Diplomatic Corps
• The Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations and Heads of International Organizations
• Members of the Consular Corps

• Heads of Public of Corporations, Autonomous Agencies, Bureaus and Commissions
• The Chief of Staff and Top Military Brass of the Armed Forces of  Liberia

• Heads of Religious Institutions
• The Liberia Council of Churches
• The National Muslim Council of Liberia
• The Chairman and Members of National Traditional Council of Chiefs and Elders of Liberia

• Heads of Higher Institutions of Learning
• Heads of Banking Institutions
• The Liberia Business Association
• The Liberia National Bar Association 

• The Female Lawyer Association of Liberia
• Heads of Civil Society Organizations
• The Liberia Marketing Association

• The Federation of Liberia Youth
• The Liberia National Student Union
• The Rubber Planters Association of Liberia

• The Various Transport Unions
• Heads of Intellectual Centers
• Heads of Women Groups of Liberia

• The Wheelbarrow Association of Liberia
• The Yana Boys Association
• The Penn-Penn Riders Association of Liberia

• The media

Hits: 12

The Valletta Summit – working together to address the root causes of migration

On 11 and 12 November 2015 an international summit to discuss migration issues took place in Valletta, Malta. The summit built on existing cooperation processes between Europe and Africa and brought EU and African countries together with a large number of international and regional organizations, namely: the African Union Commission, Economic Community of West African States Commission, UN, UNHCR and the International Organization for Migration.

Hits: 28


The New Dawn Liberia | All rights Reserved