War criminal, Taylor-Weah connection dents Liberia’s image

In an article on BBC NEWS titled Is Ex-warlord Charles Taylor pulling Liberia’s election strings from prison? Reporter Charlotte Attwood explores the unlikely coalition between former footballer George Weah, a candidate in Liberia’s presidential election, and former warlord Charles Taylor’s ex-wife Jewel Howard Taylor, who is running as the vice-presidential candidate. Sources within the Trump administration stated, it’s troubling how quickly Liberians have forgotten their terrifying civil war including the rape of women and young girls along with the events that led to, at least, 250,000 Liberians dying in a…

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Winston Tubman’s Endorsement of Alexander Cummings Is A Proud One

By P Nimely-Sie Tuon On August 31, 2017, many Liberians, on social media, at home and around the world, were fixated on the news that Clr. Winston A Tubman, two times presidential candidate, a national statesman and career diplomat, has endorsed Alexander Cummings, the candidate who is the embodiment of all the attributes of the kind of leader Liberia has yearned for so long. You can say all that you want to say about Winston Tubman, his endorsement of Alexander Cummings is consistent with many of his long held principles…

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Senator Weah: I am Fighting for change and a prosperous Liberia

  By Sen. George Weah Throughout the history of our struggle and my political journey, I have been besieged by criticisms and overwhelmed with the question as to wh…y I am seeking the presidency. Some have even gone further to suggest that I should have stayed in the football sector because that’s my area, but I have always found these things to be a sheer distraction intended to keep me from focusing on my vision for a better Liberia. Several years ago, when I embarked on my journey as a…

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Mills Jones to hold town hall meetings in Gbarpolu and Bomi

For immediate release Dr. J Mills Jones to visit voters in both Gbarpolu County & Bomi County. On Thursday, Sept 7, 2017, Dr. J Mills Jones is scheduled to visit Gbarpolu County.  While in Gbarpolu, Dr. Jones will visit many communities and hold town meetings with the residents and supporters in Gbarpolu, according a release. On Friday, Sept 8, 2017, Dr. J Mills Jones will be in Tubmanburg, Bomi County. While there, MOVEE said in its press statement, he will participate in the scheduled Ducor Presidential Debate at 10 am. After…

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Did the Candidates Discuss Issues Worthy of Our Attention?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh “The Liberian presidential debate was like a baby taking his or her first step as a human being,” said the caller who couldn’t wait to discuss his observation of the debate. “Really?” I asked him as I listened attentively to the ‘political analyst,’ one of many in the Liberian political sphere who believes “we are getting there.” “Of course, we are getting there,” I said; and there is a reason to be optimistic about future Liberian elections. “To fulfill our electoral aspirations, however, we need to do…

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Liberia Nation Times Newspaper taken to task

Official Response of the Media Team of Dr. H. Boima Fahnbulleh for President against the Nation Times Newspaper Press Release: August 30, 2017: Attempts to gate crash the character of Dr. H. Boima Fahnbulleh, Jr. will not go unnoticed without our strong response. Those who have not the decency to withstand cross-examination without being found wanting will be given no aura of oxygen. Early in the 1700s, Jonathan Swift narrated the attitude of impostors in his best seller— Gulliver’s Travel, asserting that narrow-minded swindlers were pocket-sized figures residing on the island…

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Jewel out Findley in to please the Sirleafs?

Jewel out Findley in: CDC makes last minute adjustments to please the Sirleafs Withdrawal possible The election law says you can withdraw a party’s nominee 12 days before the printing of the final listing of candidates. The Coalition for Democratic Change chief strategists are going to exploit this opportunity to legally effect this last minute change demanded by Ellen and Robert Sirleaf as a funding prerequisite. 2014 Ali Sillah redux Those who can remember the drama that was the 2014 Montserrado Senatorial contest, will have no problems believing a last…

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China is cheating Africa

The Editor China which gets its raw material from Africa turns around and sell for us finished products. While Africa export to China is mostly raw material at estimated value of about $60 billion a year, we turn around and buy the finished products and we spend over $500 Billion in China. Same predicament faces us when it comes to western countries. The west uses their institutions like World Trade Org.(WTO) to clump down on our goods by claiming that they do not meet international threshold, that way they keep…

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The Liberian People Party will support the ideals of Pan Africanism

The Editor The Liberian People’s Party (LPP) comes with ideas that run parallel with its candidates’ struggle history and their clean record of service to the motherland! So, we have not heard the elements saying our candidates siphoned state resources when they served in appointed positions. We have not heard them say our candidates lived extravagantly at the expense of state resources. They have not told the public that our candidates were ever involved in the abuse of power for personal benefits. They will not, because there are no records…

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20 Amazing Facts About Thomas Sankara

Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara; 21 December 1949 – 15 October 1987) was a Burkinabé military captain, Marxist revolutionary, pan-Africanist and President of Burkina Faso from 1983-87.Viewed by supporters as a charismatic and iconic figure of revolution, he is commonly referred to as “Africa’s Che Guevara” Below are some of his amazing achievements: 1. He vaccinated 2.5 million children against meningitis, yellow fever and measles in a matter of weeks. 2. He initiated a nation-wide literacy campaign, increasing the literacy rate from 13% in 1983 to 73% in 1987. 3. He…

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