Liberian Entertainment Awards celebrated its first major milestone, its 10th Anniversary, last weekend, March 10, 2018. The expectation for a grand event from the event goers were so high, but the reality was far from the dream. Tarkus Zonen, the CEO of the LEA, took to social media to apologize and encourage LEA loyal attendees. Check out his words below:
In these times of uncertainties and economic crisis, we want to thank
you all for your continuous support in recognizing our very own
Liberians as they excel in Music, Movies, Fashion, and Services.
We’d like to, again, congratulate all of our nominees, winners, and
performers and ask that you continue to highlight Liberian Excellence.
Thanks to our hosts, Jimmy Dee and Lisa Togbah for such an amazing job.
Also thanks to our presenters, the LEA Academy, Jersey International, sponsors, contractors, consultants and volunteers.
It’s always a challenge to perfectly blend the elements of the red
carpet, performances, produ…
Ex-Tanzanian beauty queen/model, Millen Magese, has unveiled the face of her son, Prince Kairo, on the March 2018 cover of Genevieve magazine.
Millen who has battled Endometriosis for years, welcomed her son on July 13th, 2017. In a post on Instagram, she shared the photos and wrote:
Those 1000 Needles were all worth it . I didn’t deserve the pain but I deserve you.And then came BABY and that Miracle Baby is you !MY SON !Its You My Prince Kairo. I call you Miracle.You look so much like grandpa.Father I thank you for this gift. May this image of me and my son lift your energy and bring you Hope #STAYPOSITIVE
My son, Being a mother has always been a dream for me. I was so heartbroken when I was told I couldn’t have you. So I fought extra hard for you. The injections,the pain ,the anxiety but most importantly was fear of loosing you. I took some really bold decisions just to have you and I am so proud. I know one day you will come across these images and so much about you. Be proud ! …
The flight attendant who fell from the emergency door of a parked aeroplane in Uganda's Entebbe airport has died. The woman, whose nationality has not been revealed, was rushed to Kisubi hospital 16km (10 miles) away but died soon after.
According to reports the Emirates Airline hostess was preparing the flight for boarding when the incident happened. Uganda's aviation authorities say they have launched an investigation. It said in a statement that the flight attendant "appeared to have opened the emergency door" and unfortunately "fell off an aircraft that had safely landed and parked".
Kisubi hospital's spokesperson Edward Zabonna told the BBC that the crew member had injuries "all over her face and knees". He said that she had been "unconscious but alive" when she arrived at the hospital on Wednesday evening but died soon after.
President Weah’s recent appointment of former Montserrado County Lawmaker, Gabriel Nyenkan, as head of Secretary of LEITI (Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) has been received by a wellspring of criticism from various civil society organizations (CSOs) on grounds that it violates the law that established the anti-graft institution in 2009.
In total disregard of the law, Mr. Nyenkan, along with a group of supporters, many of them CDCians, took armed police officers to the headquarters of LEITI to effect his takeover of the entity.
This was after reports had surfaced on social media, indicating that the LEITI head of secretariat, Konah Karmo, had refused to turn over to the President’s new appointee.
Mr. Karmo was at the time meeting with several government officials, including the Executive Director of the Liberia Institute for Public Administration (LIPA), Bill Twehway, when Nyenkan and his armed police officers stormed the compound, creating total havoc and pan…
Liberia’s 5,000m runner Andrew Kpehe departed the country yesterday to participate in the 5th Africa Cross Country Championships in Chlef, Algeria, on Saturday, March 17.
The race is expected to stretch from 8:30 to 4:45 in Chlef, the headquarters of Chlef Wilaya (Province) in the north of Algeria. It is located 200km west of the capital, Algiers.
According to the flight schedule, the one-man Liberian team is expected in Algiers on Friday ahead of the meeting on Saturday.
Yesterday, the 18-year-old flew on Air Maroc for Morocco and will arrive in Algeria to join over 50 countries, including Morocco, Comoros Island, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and host Algeria.
The expenses of the lone Liberian representative were undertaken by the Liberia Athletics Federation (LAF) to the tune of US$2275.
“We don’t have any subsidy in the national budget and we have not received anything from the government to support our national program…