Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has departed the country for a five-day state visit to India, where she will be awarded the prestigious Indira Gandhi Prize, according to an official statement reaching here on Monday.
Rampant police corruption is impeding Liberia's development a decade after its 14-year civil war ended, and abuses should be reined in as the United Nations scales back its presence in the West African country, Human Rights Watch said.
Birds twittering in the trees are among the few signs of life in Carter Camp, an abandoned former workers' housing compound now overgrown with untamed grass and where hundreds of bodies are buried in an unmarked mass grave.
Liberian religious leaders, including Christians, Muslims and traditionalists have launched a campaign to solicit 100,000 signatures to oppose the legalization of same-sex marriage and decriminalization of sodomy.
The Liberian government in partnership with the World Bank and other international partners Monday launched the Integrated Public Financial Management Reform Project (IPFMRP) to strengthen fiscal discipline and enhance transparency and accountability in Liberia.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's opposition is outraged by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's recent admission that some of her supporters hid their sons' cards to prevent them from voting against her in 2005.
20120905 AP MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — International logging companies are skirting the rules and have used a loophole in Liberian law which has granted them access to as much as one-quarter of Liberia's landmass, according to London-based watchdog group Global Witness.
20120620 AFP Lawyers for Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor have informed a UN-backed court that they plan to appeal his 50-year prison sentence for war crimes, according to a court document seen Tuesday.