Sports 

NFF cannot afford car and lodging for Keshi

    With just days to the Afcons tournament in South Africa, the Nigerian football association say it is unable to provide lodging and transportation for is embattled coach Steven Keshi. Keshi will only get an official car and apartment if commercial sponsors come to the aid of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Reports indicate that the Nigerian football trainer has been living in and out of hotels since he was appointed, replacing Sampson Siasia as head of the talented star studded eagles. He was appointed the national coach in…

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Interviews 

“The Land of My Father’s Birth”

    11 Questions: Nvesekie N. Konneh, Writer Konneh, a veteran with nine years experience in the American navy is looking ahead to his forth coming book:  “The Land of My Father’s Birth.” The Liberian Listener spoke to him recently.   1. There is great anticipation for your forth coming book, why the book now? The Liberian civil war affected all Liberians one way or the other. The war had political, religious and ethnic dimensions. So the book is a narrative of how I experienced the war and how I…

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Politics 

President Sirleaf continues to risk Liberia into further chaos

    By: Edmond R. Gray   The arrival of information technology made it somewhat near possible to predict future circumstances such as weather condition, sex of an unborn child, extinction of endangered species, etc. Today, we are told in advance the birth-day of a child in its fetus stage. With the help of a GPS, we can arrive at the doorstep of a distant location. But the quest to predict man’s future behaviors remains a stifling progress. For instance, fast forward to 2012; who in their rational mind would…

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Politics 

The “Noisy Minority” Versus an Arrogant President!

    By: Paul Jackson Usually, when a President responds with indifference and nonchalance to the plight and concerns of her people, the temptation to go rogue on political correctness and give the President an even higher dose of her own arrogance can be extremely irresistible; however, this is not my goal in writing this article-I will leave that to the ever patient and humble people of Liberia to decide when to tell President Sirleaf enough is enough. My aim here is to transport President Sirleaf and her ”illustrious” prevaricating Finance Minister…

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