Africa

Liberians grow wary of George Weah as economic woes deepen

Critics say Liberia's economy has worsened because of Weah government's incompetence and failure to address corruption.

Liberians grow wary of George Weah as economic woes deepen

AJ IMPACT

Liberian police fire tear gas, water cannon to clear protesters

Around 3,000 people were protesting 'worsening economic situation' amid deepening economic crisis under President Weah.

Liberian police fire tear gas, water cannon to clear protesters

Africa

Liberia discontent: More anti-government protests expected

Many people are unhappy with the economy and the rising cost of living.

Liberia

Weah critic arrives in Liberia before planned anti-gov't protests

Hundreds of supporters greet Henry Costa, a radio show host and frequent critic of President George Weah's government.

Weah critic arrives in Liberia before planned anti-gov't protests

Immigration

US citizenship path for many Liberians tucked into spending bill

Defence bill headed to Trump's desk includes legislation that provides pathway to citizenship for thousands of Liberians

US citizenship path for many Liberians tucked into spending bill

Liberia

UK judge dismisses charges against Charles Taylor's ex-wife

Agnes Reeves Taylor had been due to face charges of torture and conspiracy to commit torture during Liberia's civil war.

UK judge dismisses charges against Charles Taylor's ex-wife

Liberia

Fire in Liberia religious school kills dozens of children

Students were learning the Quran when the fire broke out in Paynesville, near Monrovia, a police spokesman says.

Fire in Liberia religious school kills dozens of children

AJ Impact

Liberia ex-central bank staff plead not guilty to corruption

Five former officials, including an ex-president's son, are accused of printing surplus bank notes worth $16.3m.

Liberia ex-central bank staff plead not guilty to corruption

Football

FIFA bans Liberian football official for misappropriating funds

African official Musa Hassan Bility receives 10-year ban for breaching football authority's code of ethics.

FIFA bans Liberian football official for misappropriating funds

Africa

Liberians protest price hikes and corruption

Thousands of people take to the streets of the capital Monrovia to protest against rising cost of living in the country.

Liberia: Thousands protest price hikes and corruption

UpFront

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf responds to allegations of nepotism

Liberia's former leader explains why she appointed family members to positions in her government.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf responds to allegations of nepotism

UpFront

Did Ellen Johnson Sirleaf do enough for Liberia?

Africa's first female president discusses corruption, nepotism and her handling of war-crime prosecutions.

United States

Trump extends deportation protections for Liberians

Amid pressure, White House announces it is extending temporary protections for some 4,000 Liberians in US for a year.

Liberians welcome US DED extension, call for permanent solution

Africa

Liberia former first lady in UK court for torture charges

Agnes Taylor, the ex-wife of former President Charles Taylor, denies string of torture offences, which date back to 1989-1991.

Poverty & Development

Ex-Liberian president's son charged over missing money scandal

Charles Sirleaf charged in connection with the unlawful overprinting of local currency worth millions of US dollars.

Ex-Liberian president's son charged over missing money scandal