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Elephant injured by poachers kill father and son in Liberia

A wounded elephant has gone on the rampage in rural north-western Liberia, killing a 58-year-old man and his son, state radio has reported.The elephant had apparently been shot by poachers in the...

What triggered Liberia #SaveTheState protest

Liberians are angry about the apparent disappearance of state funds, they trooped to the street on Friday for protest march themed Save The State to demand answers.According to the BBC their anger...

Liberians hit the street in record number for massive protest

Liberians on their way to a mass protest dubbed "Save the State" in Monvoria, Liberia, have abandoned their vehicles as police searches have brought traffic to a standstill.Shops, banks and schools are...

Liberia braces for anti-Weah protests

Liberian President George Weah faces a key test on Friday when demonstrators take to the streets of Monrovia to protest at inflation and corruption.The nation's football icon is being challenged over the...

Weah suspends minister over racial slur

Liberia's President and former football star George Weah has suspended his deputy information minister, Eugene Fahngon, for fuelling ethnic divisions by referring to descendants of freed slaves as "Congo Liberians".Mr Weah's government...

Snakes force Liberian president Weah from his office

Snakes have been found in Liberian President George Weah's office, forcing him to work from his private residence, the BBC has learnt. Press secretary Smith Toby said that on Wednesday two black snakes...

Trump extends Liberians’ immigration protections in U.S by 12 months

President Donald Trump on Thursday extended an immigration designation granting protected status to Liberians in the United States for an additional year, just three days before it was to expire.Trump last...

Sirleaf’s son, one banker charged over Liberia missing millions

The son of Liberia’s ex-president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, an ex-central bank governor and current bank official were charged with economic sabotage late on Monday after investigations uncovered evidence of possible malpractice by the regulator. 

Briton jailed for cyber attack on Lonestar MTN Liberia

A British man was jailed on Friday for orchestrating a massive cyber attack against Lonestar MTN a telecommunications company in Liberia two years ago.Daniel Kaye, 30, was sentenced to 32 months in...

George Weah orders officials in his cabinet to declare assets

Liberian President George Weah has ordered those officials who are yet to declare their assets to do so in one week “or face punitive action consistent with law".He said asset declaration under...
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DRC inaugurates museum for African heritage looted in the colonial era.

The Democratic Republic of Congo is due to inaugurate its grand national museum on Saturday, that realistically opens door to addressing the passionate issue...

Attack in eastern Mali: 13 more bodies discovered, 43 killed in total

The Malian army on Thursday discovered bodies of 13 missing soldiers after Monday's attack in Tabankort, near the Niger border, bringing the death toll...

Presidential election could resolve Guinea-Bissau political impasse

After weeks of political turmoil including violent protests, an alleged coup attempt and the emergence of two competing prime ministers, Guinea-Bissau is holding a...

Ethiopian Airlines passenger arrested after bomb claim

An Ethiopian Airlines flight in Burundi was disrupted when a man locked himself in a bathroom on the plane and claimed to have a...