Who is managing our gold and diamond fields and how much do they worth? Where does the revenue go? Who is managing our forests and how much do our logs worth? Where does the revenue go? Who is managing our Maritime program and how much do we make? Where does the revenue go? How much do we generate from the Freeport of Monrovia? Op-ed 

Equal Justice And Rule Of Law Replaced With Impunity

    There is no question majority of us Liberians don’t recognize and understand that most of the distressing consequences the entire country faces stem from immoral governance decisions of our political leaders. We have celebrated 171 years on July 26, 2018 and have nothing tangible to match our age in terms of livelihood improvement with matching needs for majority of Liberians. Evidently, making ends meet is beyond the reach of the majority and meeting daily survival for them is at the mercy of nature. This has become acceptable norm…

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Martin continued: “President Weah and Min. Nathaniel McGill hired and paid ex-Rebel Generals to forcibly arrest Hon. Kolubah. Who are they to give an elected official a 72-hour ultimatum to report himself or risk being dragged?” News 

“Gone Are The Days Of Dictatorship”

    Youth and Student leader activist, Martin K. N. Kollie has described recent actions by ex-rebel generals as embarrassing, and such actions by the ex-rebel generals shouldn’t be encouraged by Liberians. He said the ex-rebel general are hired and paid by the Weah-led administration to instigate havoc and lawlessness among peaceful citizens. Making the statement over the weekend in Monrovia, Martin said that the democratic gains of the country are fast diminishing under ex-Soccer Star President Weah and that it is time for patriots and nationalists to stand in…

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Nearly 10 years later, Mr. Chie, now President Pro Temp of the Senate has reportedly been using his muscles and close ties to President George Manneh Weah to cement control of the ministry by inserting close friends, business associates and former colleagues at the ministry in strategic positions of power over Liberia’s mineral resources. News 

Liberia Senate President Tangled In Corruption and Conflict of Interests

  Rodney Sieh/FPA Washington – In a stinging shake-up of the Ministry of Lands, Mines & Energy, former President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, back in February 2009, relieved Mr. Albert Chie, then Assistant Minister for Energy, along with the assistant minister for Mineral Exploration, Gesler Murray of their positions.  Nearly 10 years later, Mr. Chie, now President Pro Temp of the Senate has reportedly been using his muscles and close ties to President George Manneh Weah to cement control of the ministry by inserting close friends, business associates and former colleagues at…

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A source in Sudan's judiciary told Reuters news agency that suitcases loaded with more than $351,000, €6m ($6.7m; £5.2m) and five billion Sudanese pounds ($105m) were found at Mr Bashir's home. News 

Sudan: 130million In Cash found At Al-Bashir’s home

  BBC—A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say. Security services found euros, dollars and Sudanese pounds totalling more than $130m (£100m). The ex-leader was placed under house arrest after months of protests led to his removal. Reports say Mr Bashir is now being held at the Kobar high-security prison. A source in Sudan’s judiciary told Reuters news agency that suitcases loaded with more than $351,000, €6m ($6.7m; £5.2m) and…

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Said Pro Temp Chie: “We support the press but they should practice ethical journalism because we wouldn’t sit here and make you spoil someone reputation, though we passed the press freedom act there are other route we can used.” News 

Pres. Weah Donates to Journalists Amidst Reports of Missing Billions

  Monrovia – On Saturday a fundraising program intended to begin the construction of the Female Journalists Association (FEJAL) headquarters turned to a dedication ceremony, when President George Weah unveiled an already built headquarters for the association. It was shocking to many female journalists and guests as the program begin with formal speeches and fundraising from government officials.President Weah presented One dollar as his donation and instructed FEJALs president Siatta Scott-Johnson and the head of the construction project  Estelle Liberty Kemoh to opened several boxes. The boxes included 2.5 lot…

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On January 13, 2018, Madam Sirleaf and three other party members that included Patrick T. Worzie, deputy secretary general; Commany B. Wesseh, Senator of River Gee County and his wife, Madam Medina Wesseh, former executive committee member, were expelled as a result of violation of the party’s constitution, and other acts inimical to the existence and reputation of the party, the party had earlier said. News 

Pres. Sirleaf Remains Expelled from Unity Party

  A legal battle sought by four executives of the former ruling Unity Party (UP), including former President and standard bearer, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who were expelled by the party during the 2017 elections period, suffered a major setback on Monday, April 15, 2019, when National Elections Commission (NEC) hearing officer, Cllr. Muana Ville, rejected a petition seeking the reinstatement of the expelled officials. Cllr. Ville spoke of the lack of evidence to support the petitioners (executives) arguments that they were not given due process of the law, as they…

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A "purge" of ethnic Tutsis from the army, a crackdown on opposition and media and a bid to change the constitution to allow unlimited presidential terms are signs of an "increasingly violent dictatorial regime", it said. Op-ed 

The African Union Is Protecting Dictators

    On January 28, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was elected to head the African Union’s (AU) 31st session that is due to start in January 2019. This was a massive diplomatic coup for a leader that human rights groups hold responsible for the deaths of at least 817 peaceful protesters in Cairo in a single day five years ago.  If everything goes according to plan and Sisi indeed succeeds Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame as AU president, for one year he will serve as the chairperson of an organisation that…

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Amon N’Douffou V of Sanwi in southeastern Ivory Coast, on Tuesday, pledged financial support towards rebuilding the iconic structure in Paris. “I am in full consultation with my elders – we are going to make a donation for the rebuilding of this monument,” the traditional ruler said of the structure which he claimed played a huge part in his kingdom’s history in the 17th century. News 

Ivorian Chief Wants To Rebuild France’s Notre Dame

    In just 24 hours, a fund to restore the medieval Notre-Dame cathedral that was devastated by fire has hit over $1 billion, with donations still pouring in from around the world. The Paris landmark was heavily damaged Monday night after a fire broke out during a Roman Catholic Mass and quickly spread to the roof and iconic church spire. Firefighters managed to save the 850-year-old Gothic building’s main stone structure, including its two towers, but the spire and roof collapsed. There are also fears that an unknown number…

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A gentle breeze blew across the garden, the flowers swaying gently as the sun rose. The house was as quiet as a deathbed. Musue heard a bee buzzing in the next room; it was the only sound in the house that could be heard. Her husband was unusually quiet the last few days. Even though he was not talkative, she realized he his woeful disposition was too uncomfortable, and this broke her heart; the more she thought about him. He was still doing his best to cheer her, but the weight of the situation as it appears was beyond him. She had reached the point where she wanted to tell him what was bugging her. Artists & Reviews 

A Checkpoint Away From Dying: R. Cherbo Geeplay

A SHORT STORY Musue wore a colorful green and yellow cotton lappa, large, silver hoop earrings, and silver bangles to match. She stretched her slender arms and sighed loudly, “Oh Lord!” as she stood facing the street. She glanced at her face reflected in the window-pane. Her image stared back at her, flushed with sorrow and pain. She peered through the window again looking out. Birds and bees were flirting with the flowers in the courtyard, the morning was early. The sunlight poured over her and filled the room. She…

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To appropriate the apartment, she allegedly called on an intermediary, the Portuguese businessman Veiga, who is also a representative of Asperbras, a Brazilian construction giant that is making inroads in Brazzaville since Brazil helped clear the debt of Congo. News 

Congo President’s Daughter Buys Luxury Trump Apartment

    The Sassou-Ngueso family, which has ruled Congo for nearly 40 years, has been embroiled in another controversy, this time, involving alleged money laundering. The daughter of the president of Congo-Brazzaville allegedly misappropriated public funds to buy a luxury apartment in the Donald Trump residential and hotel complex in New York, said the Global Witness, an anti-corruption NGO.Claudia Sassou-Nguesso, who is also the president’s director of communications, allegedly purchased the $7 million apartment in Manhattan in the summer of 2014, raising new concerns about Trump’s ties to international money…

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