Liberian President Must Resign Says Gongloe

    BY George J. Borteh Former Solicitor General and Labor Minister is dogged that the best way  out of the current state of affairs is the resignation of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Cllr. Tiawon Gongloe has reiterated calls for President Sirleaf to save Liberia from the state of instability by turning over the leadership to her Vice President, Ambassador Joseph N. Boakai. His call for the resignation of the president comes against the backdrop of her inability to govern, he says, because she has dashed the high expectations of…

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Tribute To A Fallen Hero, Comrade Theophilus T. Bettie

   By Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan When I entered the University of Liberia, I heard great stories of men and women who had achieved great exploits during their days there, at our dear “ Lux in Tenebrix “ [the university’s motto in Latin for light in darkness]– Bettie’s record of academic and political achievements at the university were legendary and exceptionally inspiring. We met face to face for the first time at a July 26 Celebration at the Liberian Embassy in Washington, DC in 2007. Instantly, both of us experienced an…

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Tributes 

A Liberian Patriot of the Century Had Fallen!

  By Keith Neville Best Following the 1944 emergence to the Presidency by William V. S. Tubman, Albert Porte’s writings took on a more political flavor. It is believed that his prolific bent gained added momentum as a result of the readiness with which he tooled up his spirited pen against the excessive use of power by Tubman. It is not surprising that one of his first major clashes with Tubman centered on monthly deductions of funds from his meager teacher’s salary to support the ruling True Whig Party. Here was a man declaring…

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Happy Thanksgivi​ng!

Mr. Editor, As we feast on our Thanksgiving turkeys this Thursday, it is befitting to take a moment to recognize the turkeys in the Liberian government: …Drum roll, please……..♫♫♫ …♪♪♪…♫♫♫ Turkey #1.  The Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (Mills itchy beard Jones)! This jive turkey is dangerous for our economy! He plays Santa Claus with other people’s hard earned money (bank depositors) by taking bank depositors money, disguised as unsecured loans (micro), and gift it to lesbians and market women around the country! But guess who’s on the hook…

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Angola Bans Islam Ordered Mosques destroyed

  AFRICANGLOBE – Angolan authorities have taken pre-emptive action and decided to ban the Muslim religion, which they consider a cult, NOT a religion. They see what Muslims are doing to non-Muslims, especially in Africa, and are taking steps to prevent the same from happening in Angola. In early October 2013, the Muslims living in Luanda in the municipality of Viana Zango were shocked to see the minaret of their mosque dismantled into pieces on the ground without permission. On Thursday 03 October in the morning, the Angolan authorities decided…

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Business News 

Liberian President Cement Relations with UAE

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her delegation on Friday (Nov 22) continued their three-day working visit to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with a tour of the massive facilities of Dubai Port World’s Jebel Ali facilities – the biggest man-made port in the world. During the visit, the President’s technical team continued discussions with the port’s executives on investment opportunities in Liberia, particularly its ports and roads, and on the country’s 25-year Master Plan for its four ports. President Sirleaf met and held discussions with the Chairman of the Dubai Chamber…

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Two-Horse Race? Kupee vs Zargo in 2014 Senatorial Election in Lofa

Mr. Editor, Here’s one man’s opinion why Steve Zargo will whip Sumo Kupee’s a.s in 2014: 1) Kupee likes to act like he know book, but he has a problem with the Queen’s language..  Here’s Kupee’s ad on the radio: “I’m Sumo Kupee from Rofa (Lofa) County!  I’m lunning (running) again to be your senior senator. If you elect me, I will bring lunning (running) water, build loads (roads), and hospitals all over Rofa (Lofa) County. I’m Sumo Kupee, and I approved this message!” Steve Zargo grew up in Monrovia,…

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Ghana Vs. Egypt: Bob Bradley’s 2-1 Win Not Enough

  Egypt Will Not Retain Bob Bradley   By: Takek Talaat Egyptian Football Association chairman Gamal Allam has announced they will not renew the contract of their head coach Bob Bradley. Pharaohs did not qualify to Brazil World Cup after lost their play off matches 7 -3 in aggregate against Ghana. ” Bob Bradley’s contract ended this night , and we will not renew for him , we will start search for a new coach” Gamal said after the match. ” I think Bradley will not accept to stay here…

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Holds Italy in A London Friendly

Liberian Listener Sports Determined to go to Brazil next year and leave their mark on the World Cup, Steven Keshi and his Super Eagles were in London on November 18, to face former world champions Italy in what was a trilling encounter with both sides leveling 2-2. It was Italy that went ahead first with Giuseppe Rossi timely strike, but Nigeria would reply with two goals in five minutes before half-time. Toronto FC striker Bright Dike scored before Newcastle forward Shola Ameobi brilliant strike put the African Nations Cup champions…

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Liberian President Fire Tough Corruption Campaigner?

Staff Report President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sacked Cllr. Frances Johnson Morris Allison, Liberia’s Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) chair, news reports has said. A former Liberian Chief Justice and Justice Minister, Johnson Allison, has been consistent in book marking Liberian government officials who have misrepresented facts on their asset declaration forms. She have also petition the Liberian government to give her commission prosecutorial powers, since according to sources, Liberian Justice Ministry armed with persecuting corruption related charges within the public sector has been  lame duck, with many government officials in the…

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