Liberian President: Don’t Scare Investors Away

MONROVIA, May 28 (LINA) – The Liberian leader has indicated that the government cannot continue to attract investment to create jobs while others engage in violence that scare away investors. “As a government, we cannot allow a few people to undermine the interest of this country; to run investors away and to make sure that we do not attract what we need to achieve our development goals,” President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said. Addressing journalists at the Roberts International Airport upon arrival from Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire where she participated in the…

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Politics Public Policy 

Nepotism was wrong yesterday and is wrong today

By: Cllr. Tiawon Saye Gongloe The two leading parties [during the last elections] were products of the True Whig Party, the party that institutionalized nepotism, cronyism and other forms of patronage in this country. The only way of doing politics that they know best is the True Whig Party way, which is represented the slogan of the True Whig Party, “So say one so say all”.  It was, therefore clear to me that a victory for any of the two parties would have led to another era of nepotism in Liberian…

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