bad roads liberia Op-ed 

Countering the Faulty Narrative of ‘Southeasterners Dominance’ in Liberia Politics

.. The focus should be on how we correct this historical injustice against the people of the Southeast and not the peddling of this divisive politics because of the desperation for power. By, Harry ConwayThere is a faulty narrative that appears to be gaining traction in Liberia body politics that needs to be countered to lay bare the historical exclusion and marginalization that has plagued the Southeastern Region generally and particularly River Gee County and Barrobo District, Maryland County. This narrative rests on the premise that the current President, Speaker,…

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zanu pf Op-ed 

ZANU PF takes Zimbabwe 360° back to Rhodesia – country ripe for new wave of nationalism and liberation struggle!

There is a popular saying, “nothing under the sun is completely new” – as, with the planets, solar systems, galaxies, and the universe, everything simply goes round and round in circles, repeating itself over and over again. In fact, history, as a record of human activity, appears to be the most telling of this phenomenon – as evidenced by the tendency of it replaying itself, even cleverly disguised as something new, especially for those who do not bother learning anything from their past. The past few weeks have been extremely…

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About a day ago, the 15th President of the University of Liberia was inaugurated in a historic ceremony held at the Fendall Campus. Dr. Julius Julukon Sarwolo Nelson seems ready to efficaciously pilot this flight. As I sat keenly listening to Dr. Nelson outlining a number of reforms his administration is prepared to undertake, his power-packed inaugural address reawakened lost hope. His speech arouse resounding claps and cheers at different intervals. The tasks ahead are herculean but Dr. Nelson has promised to confront them through real vision and concrete action. Is UL en route to Renaissance? Op-ed 

RE: SIM Rebuttal Statement to The Liberian Listener

                                                                                                   The Editor, The STUDENT INTEGRATION MOVEMENT (SIM) secretariat brings you a warm revolutionary greeting. This letter is to inform your office of the action taken by your entity, “The LIBERIAN LISTENER.”  The SIM recent document that was presented to you and edited by your staff did not meet the satisfaction of SIM! It can be recalled that SIM sent copies of its “PRESS STATEMENTS” on the 18th &…

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sup Public Policy 

SUP presents 51 counts for Weah to #FixTheCountry, calls for an independent investigation into July 26 violence

For Immediate Release Comrades in the redemption struggle for the dignity of the oppressed of the peasantry of our people, the “FixTheCountry Generation” of the conscious students of the University of Liberia, ideological student radicals profoundly leading the struggle for the honor of the fatherland, militants, cadres and stalwarts of Africa’s biggest embankment of revolutionary consciousness building and progressive enlightenment- the Vanguard Student Unification Party- SUP, fellow Liberian compatriots;  The Revolutionary Vanguard Student Unification Party- SUP calls for a speedy, impartial, and independent investigative panel headed by the Independent Commission…

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About a day ago, the 15th President of the University of Liberia was inaugurated in a historic ceremony held at the Fendall Campus. Dr. Julius Julukon Sarwolo Nelson seems ready to efficaciously pilot this flight. As I sat keenly listening to Dr. Nelson outlining a number of reforms his administration is prepared to undertake, his power-packed inaugural address reawakened lost hope. His speech arouse resounding claps and cheers at different intervals. The tasks ahead are herculean but Dr. Nelson has promised to confront them through real vision and concrete action. Is UL en route to Renaissance? Op-ed 

SIM Cautions UL Administration Regarding PROSA’s “Protest“ on August 24, 2022, after SUP announced its protest

For Immediate Release                       Dear President Nelson: A warm greeting comes to your office from the Pan Africanist Revolutionary Student Integration Movement (SIM) of the University of Liberia. This letter comes to remind you that since the 14YEARS CIVIL WARS in Liberia ended, Liberians have undergone challenges while building their lives and do not want to go back to war! Most Liberians currently frown on all forms of violence in Liberia, and they fear the occurrence of more violent acts, especially…

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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. Op-ed 

Pack and Leave: A Notice to Weah and the CDC regime 

  By Mustapha N. Kanneh   When the rotten CDC establishment rose to the pinnacle of national leadership after the country’s erstwhile president, that modern-day Jezebel who foisted on the Liberian people Mr. Weah, an empty vessel, a man suffering from intellectual kwashiorkor, and an ideologically disadvantaged ex-soccer star, we knew that the country had been submerged in a sordid pool of corruption, grinding poverty, and grotesque incompetence.  While a few of our compatriots saw Mr. Weah and the CDC as the answer to the Liberian development quagmire, we saw…

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university of liberia, 1984, samuel doe Op-ed 

A Tearful Day on August 22, 1984 – Amid a Barbaric Stampeding of Peaceful UL Students’ Protest

A Patriot’s Diary with Ekena Wesley Dr. Amos C. Sawyer, Dr. Patrick L.N. Siryon (all deceased), George Klay Kieh, Jr. et al were arrested by the regime. Their arrest was politically motivated. The administration of Dr. Mary Antoinette Browne-Sherman condemned the unlawful and unacceptable arrest of the University of Liberia’s lecturers. 37 years ago on Wednesday, August 22, 1984, Master Sergeant, Samuel Kanyon Doe addressed the nation. His mood was intolerant! His voice trembled. Emotions had set in. A heartbeat away from the Executive Mansion, UL students were holding a…

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sup /student unification party Op-ed 

Four Major developments occurring in Liberia since the July 26 FIXTHECOUNTRY Mass Protest

  Since the July 26 Violence- Impacts Weah denied CDC-COP Members of the gang group in CDC-COP are on trial for their criminal actions on July 26 against peaceful students Police Spokesman Moses Carter, Police Supervisor Goofrey Kollie et al have been suspended Police IG Patrick Sudue has a writ of arrest as a result of his refusal to adhere to the citation notice of the Independent National Human Rights Commission AMEU student president placed under probation and relived as president of the student government International and Diplomatic institutions in…

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gongloe Public Policy 

LPP Presidential Aspirant, Gongloe Applauds Sanctions Imposed On Officials By The US Government

We applaud the action of the United States Government for placing sanctions on the officials of the Liberian Government named in its press release issued today, and we believe it is a step in the right direction. We have repeatedly called on the International Community to bring sanctions against officials of the government in the three branches of the Weah-led government who are deemed to be corrupt because the current government of President George M. Weah lacks the political will to fight corruption. We also called on the US Government…

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swahiliTanzania’s Education, Science and Technology minister Adolf Mkenda shakes hands with his South African counterpart Matsie Angelina Motshekga (left), shortly after concluding their meeting in Dar es Salaam on Monday. PHOTO | COURTESY Public Policy 

Tanzania, South Africa ink Kiswahili teaching deal

By Naomi Achien’g Dar es Salaam. One of Africa’s most widely spoken languages, Kiswahili will soon be taught in South African classrooms after the negotiating journey that began in 2018 reaching a better outcome through a formal agreement to be signed tomorrow here. The language, which is the national and official language in Tanzania, has continued to penetrate the world, prompting Unesco to declare July 7, every year as the World Kiswahili Language Day. So, as the world celebrates the day tomorrow, Education, Science, and Technology minister Adolf Mkenda and…

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