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The National Democratic Coalition (NDC), Liberia’s social democratic party has requested the Supreme Court of the Republic of Liberia to compel the National Elections Commission (NEC) to recognize its constitutional right to function as a political party under the  laws of the Republic of Liberia. In a Writ of Mandamus issued to the Supreme Court, the NDC has prayed the Court to recognize its constitutional right to continue to function as a political party by nullifying the arbitrary drive of the NDC which has historically plunged Liberia into crisis. Politics 

National Democratic Coalition Takes NEC to Supreme Court for Constitutional Violation

Press Release The National Democratic Coalition (NDC), Liberia’s social democratic party has requested the Supreme Court of the Republic of Liberia to compel the National Elections Commission (NEC) to recognize its constitutional right to function as a political party under the  laws of the Republic of Liberia. In a Writ of Mandamus issued to the Supreme Court, the NDC has prayed the Court to recognize its constitutional right to continue to function as a political party by nullifying the arbitrary drive of the NDC which has historically plunged Liberia into…

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The UN Envoy expressed commitment to working with the Liberian Government in achieving the Pro-poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development. However, he noted that UN adheres strictly to its fiduciary standards to safeguard UN funds against misuse and integrity risks. Business 

US$300 million has been remitted out of Liberia since Weah came to power

Monrovia – Former Montserrado County District #10 Julius Berrien says since the election and inauguration of the CDC government in 2018, more than US$300 million has been remitted out of Liberia through commercial banks. However, he didn’t say who made these transactions. In his statement, he said, “Take this statistic and put me on record, since this government came to power up to August of 2019, more than US$300 million has been remitted out of Liberia. Speaking via telephone on the Fabric Morning Radio Program, he claimed that every bank…

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“We have to grow up. We cannot blame Europe and America for our problems; we have mismanaged our economy, we have misplaced our priorities, we have not understood the importance of development. We think these roads and bridges are developments and not the human beings. “How much are we spending in an attempt to give ourselves cheap fuel? $3billion or $4billion a year? So-called petroleum subsidy? Imagine putting that money into education or into power or industry. That won’t deal with migration unless we have jobs. Why can’t we have electricity?” Public Policy 

Nigeria spends about $4billion annually on fuel subsidy

Money that could help the poor: EDUCATION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND HEALTH The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has lamented that the richest man in Africa is from Nigeria and ironically, the country “is also the poverty capital of the world”. According to him, Nigeria had no basis for spending $3billion to $4billion annually on fuel subsidy. Speaking at the launch of “From Frying Pan to Fire”, written by the Chairman of ThisDay Editorial Board, Mr. Olusegun Adeniyi in Abuja on Thursday, Sanusi claimed Nigeria is now the headquarters of poverty…

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He added: “I, Zoely Zoe or Tarplah Z. Davies, will never ever sit down in this America when Henry Costa and his likes who are thinking about covertly overthrowing the Government of Liberia and thinking about looting the resources of our country. When they carry out their wicked plan, I will not sit in this America and witness my country in chaos. I will defend my properties, I will defend my government and people, I will defend my family and do everything possible to ensure that those people who have their devilish intention of trying to subvert the Constitution, their plans are reverted and the Constitution will take over. Politics 

University Students Chase Weah’s nominee for minister out of campus grounds

Mr. Davis is on record for saying he would “kill” any protestor that attempts looting his property during the pending ‘Weah Step Down Protest’ ___________   Monrovia – Members of the Student Unification Party (SUP) at the state-run University of Liberia jeered and chased the newly appointed Deputy Defense Minister for Operations, Tarplah Z. Davis, who threatened to “kill” would-be protestors of the ‘Weah Step Down Campaign’ and critics of Pres. Weah, from the main campus of the University of Liberia. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Minister of Defense…

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MONROVIA – Thursday’s meeting at the Unity Party’s headquarters was quite unprecedented. Such had not happened in about two years because bloods were boiling. Yet, the former standard-bearer, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, opened another Pandora’s box – she wants a change in leadership at the party. The meeting brought together former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the current standard-bearer, Joseph N. Boakai, who during his quest for the presidency in 2017 disclosed that Madam Sirleaf, to whom he served as Vice President for 12 years, did not support his quest. News 

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wants change in leadership at Unity Party

MONROVIA – Thursday’s meeting at the Unity Party’s headquarters was quite unprecedented. Such had not happened in about two years because bloods were boiling. Yet, the former standard-bearer, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, opened another Pandora’s box – she wants a change in leadership at the party. The meeting brought together former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the current standard-bearer, Joseph N. Boakai, who during his quest for the presidency in 2017 disclosed that Madam Sirleaf, to whom he served as Vice President for 12 years, did not support his quest. But…

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In recent years, musical artists such as Kendrick Lamar and Missy Elliott have written songs referencing Kinte, who remains a symbol of defiance to many. A former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Kaepernick has also become a symbol of defiance after kneeling during the national anthem throughout the 2016 NFL season to protest inequality and racist police brutality. Sports 

Colin Kaepernick wears a ‘Kunta Kinte’ T-shirt at his NFL tryout

Colin Kaepernick wore a ‘Kunta Kinte’ T-shirt at his NFL tryout to give a nod to the enslaved main character from Roots as he tried to impress league scouts after a three-year absence _____________________ Colin Kaepernick did not answer reporters’ questions at Saturday’s NFL tryout in Atlanta, but he did make a statement by arriving in a T-shirt bearing the name of author Alex Haley’s main character in Roots, the award-winning novel about slavery in the American South. The embattled free agent quarterback did a workout for a handful of…

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“According to the Urban Councils Act passed in 2018 section 212(1) signed by the minister of local government, renaming streets or numbering of structures is a prerogative of the local authority. So if we don’t endorse it, by law it shouldn’t go through,” he said. News 

Zimbabwe Dictator Emerson Mnangagwa names 10 streets after himself

    There’s uproar over Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s decision to rename ten roads in eight urban centres after himself. Following a cabinet meeting on Thursday, it was announced that numerous roads countrywide would be renamed after liberation heroes — most of whom had died. But it is the number of roads named after the sitting president that has rubbed many up the wrong way. Former deputy prime minister in the inclusive government of 2009 to 2013, Prof Arthur Mutambara, told TimesLIVE that the renaming of the roads in Mnangagwa’s…

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I do not see what the urchins. Caro’s critics it seems are concerned with worldly delusions which are the cravings of the wretched of the earth; those who think that brandishing flashy fashions and gadgets while looking like pimps from some Western metropolis in an ego driven bliss to hide their low self-esteem, Caro is different she is as real as they come. MC Caro is a fine artist who seems way ahead of her times. At Liberian Music Awards, while others lavished in foreign designed attires, she elected to gown a suit made of an African traditional fabrics----proud to portray her African culture and values. While others chose to pose half-naked like a lady ready for the night, she appeared dignify and reserved and modest in her dress and style. Music 

MC Caro uses her talents to build political and social consciousness

By M. Uneh Yahmia MC Caro is using her talents to build political and social consciousness at a time her country needs her the most. When almost every artist is sucked, and kissing up to the powers that be, she has risen from the slums to expose a system that oppresses the people and denies the youth the opportunity to unleash its potential. This is the boldest decision any young man or woman can make at a time the fatherland is being scandalized and devoured. MC Caro has placed her…

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Again, we call on the International Community including the UN, US Embassy, AU and ECOWAS to join us in asking Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to focus on her current portfolio and leave us to independently decide for ourselves politically. We hope that you receive this communication as a reminder of history to embark on changing the negative narratives for a reformative one.  Op-ed 

Open Letter: Former President Sirleaf wants to weaken Unity Party to her advantage

    Dear Amb. Boakai: I’m moved to communicate to you through this medium so that the message will echo beyond individualism and that the public will bear us witness for future reference.  Amb. Boakai, you know very well that Madam  Sirleaf didn’t support you during your Presidential Bid in 2017 due to your critical stance for good governance. She did everything humanly possible to suppress your performance as a Vice President but that still didn’t stop you from delivering for your people at a considerate level. When you traveled…

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“We are saddened to hear about the passing of Daniel Yallah,” the Union said in a statement. “Talented, yet selfless, Daniel’s only concern after his diagnosis was for his two younger siblings. He will be missed.” In addition to his younger siblings, Mr. Yallah is survived by siblings, Norah, Florence, Giftlyn, Hilton, and Secret, who live in Africa. A viewing at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, will be followed by 11 a.m. services at West Laurel Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery, 225 Belmont Ave., Bala Cynwyd. Burial is private. Sports 

Budding Liberia star who styled for Philadelphia Union FC, loses life to cancer

Daniel C. Yallah, 19, of Philadelphia, a budding soccer star and student who came to the United States from Liberia in pursuit of advancement, died Friday, Nov. 15, of complications from liver cancer at his home. Mr. Yallah was born in Gbarnga and grew up in a section of the city populated by refugees. He had seven siblings. His grades at the local school qualified him for a private school, where he studied from sixth to the ninth grades. In the fall of 2015, his mother, Sarah Meemie Yallah, accompanied…

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