A Liberian civil court issued an order imposing severe sanctions on Spoon Network and hefty fines on its employees.
“FrontPageAfrica” is compelled to apologise for story they carried on the case of alleged bribery in the country’s judicial system.
13 Fellows from Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia have been selected for the 2022 Next Generation Investigative Journalism Fellowship programme.
Even though Liberia is one of the first countries in Africa to have passed RTI legislation, journalists are frustrated by the numerous challenges they face in accessing information held by public bodies.
Liberian journalists Emmanuel Kollie and Amos Korzawu have filed a complaint against police officers who threatened to shoot them, while they were covering senatorial elections.
Reporters Without Borders is concerned by the rise in attacks against the media In Liberia.
Over the course of the last 5 months eight media houses in four countries have been attacked, in instances where 13 journalists and media workers have been assaulted and equipment destroyed.
Despite identifying himself as a journalist, Nyantee Togba was arrested on the orders of Representative Hanson Kiazolu whilst covering a demonstration outside the legislator’s home.
Mo Ali, the secretary-general of Liberia’s former ruling party, is charged with “arson, criminal mischief, and attempted murder”, for two of his Facebook posts.
The Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding (CEMESP) castigates the Liberian government for banning the “Costa Show” on D-15 radio, pointing out that the action is a violation of the country’s constitution.
The Liberian government’s decision to restrict media outlets allowed to cover the Ministry of Information’s pandemic briefings has resulted in citizens turning to consuming unverified information.
Tamba had recently covered protests calling for investigations into the disappearances of people allegedly connected to Liberian businessman Moses H. Ahossouhe.
Contradictions by top officials coupled with misinformation and disinformation has characterised Liberia’s fight against COVID-19.
The MFWA embarks on a programme to enhance the digital literacy of women and training around advocacy for women’s online rights in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.