Op-ed 

Will the Loyal Opposition (CDC) Take a Stand on Stealing?

      Mr. Editor: Are we being played for fools by Rep. Forh? (Re “Rep. Forh Reacts to Recording Scandal”) According to the above mentioned article, Rep. Forh says he was just “joking” when he said that “The money (US$400, 00) in questioned must be divided among us; you eat some, I eat some, the minister eat some”! Look, if you didn’t know Forh was an old crook, you’d probably give him the benefit of the doubt and naively call his request to STEAL other people’s money a “joke”! But…

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Tributes 

Sirleaf Pays Tribute to Mary Broh

      By: H.E. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Fellow Liberians: It is with a heavy heart, filled with gratitude, that I have accepted the resignation of the Acting Mayor of the City of Monrovia, Mary Broh. In her letter of resignation, Mary detailed the scope of her service to our country and the resources she was able to mobilize from international entities in support of her many achievements. We will all miss the dynamism, commitment and integrity of Mary Broh who worked tirelessly and passionately to transform the City…

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Chinua Achebe:There Was A Country

        Book Review:   It’s taken more than four decades for Africa’s greatest author to talk about his experiences in the Biafran war, still one of Africa’s most tragic – and defining – conflicts. After the long wait, his book There Was a Country was always going to be a little anti-climactic. Still, AGHOGHO AKPOME and SIMON ALLISON weren’t expecting quite as much indulgence. It was the golden age of African independence. Ghana was free, Guinea was free, then they tumbled one after the other: Cameroon, Senegal, Togo, Congo, Niger,…

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