Liberia
  • Liberia’s new Southeastern Road Project to advance economic transformation
    19 december 2018 18:47:05
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - An International Development Association (IDA) credit financing of US$29 million for the Liberia Southeastern Corridor Road Asset Management Project (SECRAMP) will support the Government’s efforts to enhance road connectivity for residents living along selected sections of the Ganta-to-Zwedru Road Corridor, and improve institutional capacity to manage the road sector, it was announced here Wednesday.Full text...
  • Liberia is a UN peacekeeping success and country, President Weah tells world leaders
    27 september 2018 07:02:06
    New York, US (PANA) - With more years of peace than the preceding years of war “Liberia has finally turned the corner”, the country’s President told world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly, pledging his efforts to consolidate the nation’s achievements and bring peace dividends to all Liberians. Full text...
  • AfDB approves US$1m to boost Liberia's wood industry
    23 september 2018 10:59:04
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - The African Development Bank’s Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), has approved a grant of US$1 million to Liberia, to provide technical assistance to its fast-growing wood processing industry. Full text...
  • Dozens of NGOs call for accountability for past crimes in Liberia
    21 september 2018 08:26:42
    New York, US (PANA) – Dozens of Non-Governmental Organisations have sent a letter to Liberian President George Weah urging him to "show leadership" at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly by announcing his government’s endorsement of justice and reparations for victims of grave crimes during the country’s civil wars. Full text...
  • IFC supports diversification of Liberian economy
    27 july 2018 16:34:10
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Sérgio Pimenta, the Vice President for Africa and the Middle-East at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has completed a working visit to Liberia, where he outlined IFC’s engagement and support for efforts to diversify the Liberian economy, the Corporation said on Friday.Full text...
  • Rights group says Liberia takes 'small step' toward justice for war crimes
    11 july 2018 06:31:01
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Liberia's pledge for the first time to issue a public statement on accountability for grave crimes committed during the country’s two civil wars falls far short of what is needed, but it’s a move in the right direction, a human rights watchdog has said. Full text...
  • Scores of NGOs seek justice for Liberia's war crimes
    05 july 2018 15:39:13
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - Scores of NGOs are asking the Liberian government to undertake fair and credible prosecutions of international crimes committed during the country's two civil wars. Full text...
  • Liberia faces hard time in mobilizing revenue
    14 june 2018 16:13:04
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned Liberia to undertake its future debt obligations transparently, limiting new debt to concessional terms, with effective implementation of infrastructure projects. Full text...
  • Liberia needs support of African, international partners to build lasting peace
    17 may 2018 11:17:37
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – The withdrawal of United Nations peacekeepers soon after a successful election signals that Liberia is well on the road to recovery, but the country’s transition from war to sustained peace is far from over, the Liberia Peacebuilding Office, the African Union and the Institute for Security Studies said on Thursday in a joint press release. Full text...
  • UN to study its role in Liberia conflict resolution, political mediation
    20 april 2018 05:56:23
    New York, US (PANA) - Commending the remarkable achievements made by the people and Government of Liberia to consolidate lasting peace and stability in the wake of a 1999-2003 civil war, the Security Council on Thursday asked the United Nations Secretary-General to conduct a study of the role played by its peacekeeping mission in resolving conflicts and other challenges the country has faced. Full text...
  • WAFU ‘A’ U-20 Championship kicks off in Liberia 24 April
    17 april 2018 07:04:13
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - The WAFU ‘A’ Under-20 Championship will take place in Monrovia, Liberia, from 24 April to 6 May, 2018. Full text...
  • Liberia's media union confirms BBC correspondent seeks safety in US
    05 april 2018 17:35:23
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Liberia correspondent, Jonathan Paye-Layleh, has confirmed he is in the United States to seek safety after a recent statement from President George Weah the journalist deems a “threat” to his life. Full text...
  • Liberia ramps up resources to improve mental health
    31 march 2018 06:46:44
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - Nineteen clinicians specialising in child and adolescent mental health graduated on Friday in Monrovia from a training developed by the Carter Center’s Mental Health Programme in partnership with the Liberia Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, and Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection. Full text...
  • Guterres welcomes successful wrap up of long-running UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia
    30 march 2018 19:59:10
    New York, US (PANA) - Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the successful conclusion of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), which officially closed its doors on Friday, and congratulated the West African country’s people and Government for turning the page on crisis and conflict. Full text...
  • Their 15-year mission a success, UN peacekeepers depart a stable and grateful Liberia (A UN Feature)
    30 march 2018 05:04:54
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia formally ceases operations on Friday after aiding the West African nation’s transition from ravaging civil war to a hopeful era of peace. Full text...
  • 'Lake Chad Basin areas reclaimed from Boko Haram must be stabilised'
    23 march 2018 06:29:52
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - It is critical to shore up areas of Lake Chad Basin freed from the grip of Boko Haram, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General told the Security Council on Thursday, as she also called for efforts to rebuild the lives of women and girls that have suffered at the hands of the terrorist group. Full text...
  • UN mission will leave Liberia with great potential for lasting stability – UN deputy chief
    23 march 2018 06:18:45
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - As part of her visit to Liberia Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, celebrated the successful closure of the UN mission there, which she said set the stage for sustained peace in the months and years ahead. Full text...
  • Media body alleges upsurge in official intimidation of Liberian journalists
    22 march 2018 17:47:00
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - The Press Union of Liberia (PUL), an umbrella organization of Liberian journalists, on Thursday said it has followed with “total dismay rabble-rousing comments” from different sections of the Weah Administration directed towards the local media. Full text...
  • IMF team finds Liberia’s economy set for recovery
    20 march 2018 20:03:33
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - Liberia’s economy appears poised for recovery following a very difficult period, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) team said on Tuesday after discussions with the country’s administration for the 2018 Article IV Consultation. Full text...
  • Lassa Fever claims three lives in Liberia
    09 march 2018 15:28:00
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – The National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) and the Ministry of Health have announced in Monrovia the death of three persons from Lassa Fever.Full text...
  • US embassy tight-lipped on denial of visa to Liberia's Vice President
    09 march 2018 14:59:39
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – The United States Embassy in Liberia on Friday said that the country’s “privacy laws” forbids it from discussing visa and immigration issues with anyone other than the person concerned. Full text...
  • Liberain President Weah meets with Bihari, solitics Nigeria's assistance in reviving Liberia's economy
    05 march 2018 16:06:11
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Liberian President, George Opong Weah, arrived Nigeria on a one-day visit, and held bilateral talks with his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari. Full text...
  • Liberian President Weah visits France
    19 february 2018 19:11:39
    Paris, France (PANA) – Liberian President George Weah on Wednesday starts a four-day official visit to France during which he will hold discussion with French authorities on bilateral relations, focusing particularly on economic development and youth employment, official sources told PANA in Paris.Full text...
  • Liberia's President Weah begins Senegal visit
    15 february 2018 15:48:09
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Liberian president George Weah arrived in Dakar on Thursday for a two-day visit to Senegal during which he and his host, Macky Sall, will sign several cooperation agreements. Full text...
  • President Weah expected in Dakar
    14 february 2018 15:24:35
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Liberia’s president, George Weah, is expected in Dakar on Wednesday afternoon for a working visit. Full text...
  • Rights group urges Weah to take concrete steps on past Liberia atrocities
    12 february 2018 15:03:25
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Liberia’s new government should take prompt steps to pave the way for fair investigation and prosecution of serious past crimes committed during Liberia’s brutal civil wars, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to President George Weah, which was released on Monday. Full text...
  • Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wins 2017 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership
    12 february 2018 05:32:27
    London, UK (PANA) – The 2017 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership has been awarded to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced on Monday following a meeting of its independent Prize Committee. Full text...
  • Liberian wrestling team off to Nigeria for African tourney
    07 february 2018 17:13:52
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - A five-man delegation of the Liberia Wrestling Federation (LWF) has left for Port Harcourt, Nigeria, to participate in the African Wrestling Championship. Full text...
  • UNMIL farewell ceremony honours last departing police, military personnel in Liberia
    07 february 2018 05:36:25
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – After 14 years of serving in the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), an official farewell ceremony was held on Tuesday in the capital, Monrovia, to honour the last departing Police and Military personnel serving there. Full text...
  • World Bank grants Liberia US$24.6 million for governance, economic boost
    05 february 2018 17:46:16
    Monrovia. Liberia (PANA) – The Liberian government and the World Bank have signed a US$24.67 million grant agreement for the Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation (PRSDPO-IV) for Liberia. Full text...
  • ECONEC launches study on cost of elections in West Africa
    01 february 2018 16:55:20
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - The ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) in Abuja on Thursday launched a study on Cost of Elections as part of its initiative to encourage reduction of electoral expenses in West Africa. Full text...
  • Media body decries 'flogging' of journalists at Liberian parliament
    01 february 2018 16:49:17
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) on Thursday condemned the “cruel violence” meted out against journalists covering the upper house of the Liberian parliament, the Senate, on January 31. Full text...
  • Liberian President Weah appoints new ministers
    23 january 2018 14:02:58
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – President George Manneh Weah of Liberia has made his first appointments in government, including to the key posts of Finance, Defence and Foreign ministers. Full text...
  • UN welcomes new Liberia President’s inauguration
    23 january 2018 05:39:24
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - The United Nations has congratulated the people of Liberia for the “credible and peaceful election" which, for the first time ushered in one elected civilian Government to take over from another civilian Government. Full text...
  • ECONEC salutes Liberia elections commission for successful poll
    22 january 2018 19:26:09
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - The ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC), the umbrella body of Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs) in West Africa, has congratulated the National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia for delivering successful and credible elections and paving way for the peaceful transfer of political power in the country. Full text...
  • Weah sworn in as Liberia’s 24th President
    22 january 2018 16:55:32
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – Senator George Manneh Weah was on Monday sworn in as the 24th President of the Republic of Liberia at ceremonies in the capital, Monrovia. Full text...
  • South Africa's Sanitation Minister to attend Weah's inauguration
    22 january 2018 08:14:34
    Pretoria, South Africa (PANA) - South Africa's Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane is representing President Jacob Zuma at the inauguration ceremony of Liberian president-elect George Weah. Full text...
  • Weah presidency: The challenge of high expectations in Liberia (By Paul Ejime, PANA Guest Writer)
    19 january 2018 19:33:42
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - Apart from not playing in the World Cup finals, the dream of every football player, George Manneh Oppong Weah, has won virtually all there is to win in world football. Full text...
  • 11 African leaders, football stars to attend Weah's inauguration in Liberia
    18 january 2018 18:00:35
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – The leaders of 11 African nations and a horde of football stars are expected to attend the inauguration of Liberia’s President-elect George Manneh Weah, on Monday, the government announced Thursday. Full text...
  • Liberia agrees to host SDGs Center for Africa
    18 january 2018 16:04:50
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - The Liberian government and the Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) have signed a “Host Country Agreement” to establish the first West African SDGC/A sub-regional center in Monrovia.Full text...
  • Sirleaf praises Liberians for perseverance over 12 years
    17 january 2018 21:23:07
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has praised her compatriots for their perseverance over 12 years when the nation was emerging from the throes of war following democratic elections. Full text...
  • AfDB Chief receives Liberia's highest honour
    17 january 2018 06:49:24
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has been honoured with the "Order of the Star of Africa with the Grade of Grand Band of the Republic of Liberia", during an investiture ceremony hosted by the outgoing Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in Monrovia, the Liberian capital. Full text...
  • Migration policies top ageda of 1st High-Level Panel meeting in Monrovia
    16 january 2018 13:29:58
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – The first meeting of the High-Level Panel on International Migration in Africa (HLPM) has highlighted regional migration priorities and actionable commitments that will lead to the successful implementation of the work plan of the Panel in preparation of the final report. Full text...
  • Liberia's ruling party expels Pres. Sirleaf, 3 others for “inappropriate behaviour"
    15 january 2018 14:08:11
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – The ruling Unity Party (UP) has expelled its Standard Bearer Emeritus, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, and three others for “inappropriate behaviour.” Full text...
  • Liberia hosts AfDB's inaugural High-Level Panel on Int'l Migration in Africa
    15 january 2018 11:57:07
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, is hosting the inaugural meeting of the High-Level Panel on International Migration in Africa (HLPM), which began in Monrovia on Monday, the AfDB media channel reported on Sunday. Full text...
  • Liberia to host first meeting of AU panel on migration
    11 january 2018 16:45:18
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – Liberia will host the inaugural meeting of the African Union (AU) High Level Panel on Migration (HLPM) next week, it was officially announced here on Thursday. Full text...
  • UN Security Council hails Liberia's just-ended presidential polls
    08 january 2018 19:16:53
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - The United Nations Security Council has congratulated the Liberian people and government, as well as political leaders, civil society organizations, and the media for the peaceful conduct of the 26 December presidential runoff election. Full text...
  • EU commends Liberians for 'high, peaceful' participation in national polls
    05 january 2018 13:45:19
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – The European External Action Service (EEAS) has commended the Liberian people for the high and peaceful participation in the recent presidential and legislative elections. Full text...
  • President-elect Weah gives Liberians first hint of free speech
    04 january 2018 17:58:46
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – President-elect George Weah on Thursday hinted that his administration will condone freedom of speech when he told Liberians to discuss politics without fearing backlashes.Full text...
  • World leaders cheer Weah on election as Liberia's president
    04 january 2018 13:33:49
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – More congratulatory messages have continued to be showered on Senator George Weah following his election as President of Liberia on 26 December. Full text...

parcours parcours [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] parcours parcours


xhtml CSS