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Morlu for president with focus on corruption

By Jefferson Kruah WASHINGTON, USA – In an exclusive video interview with The Bush Chicken, former Auditor General John S. Morlu, II discusses his intentions to run for president of Liberia in 2017 and his plans for the country. Morlu, who currently owns an accounting and auditing firm in Washington, DC, was head of Liberia’s General Auditing Commission from 2007 to 2011. During his time at the agency, he released more than 65 audits and gained a reputation as a strong crusader against corruption, often butting heads with President Ellen…

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Politics 

Liberia: John Morlu To Run For President

It’s 7:30 p.m. on a snowy Saturday night in Fairfax County, Virginia. I’m sequestered in my apartment, inundated by the “Blizzard of 2016” where more than two feet of snow had been forecasted. Settling in for a quiet night, I reluctantly stared at my phone and saw several missed calls and text messages from Liberia. A text message from a colleague of mine reads: “Dozens of youth gathered today in Monrovia in what seemed to be a preparation for a political campaign for the former auditor general. Are you aware…

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Politics 

Liberia 2017: John Morlu the generational change and leader that Liberia needs

By Francis Cordor What type of man leaves a high-paying job in the United States to go fight corruption in Liberia – a move that immediately earns him high-powered enemies at all levels of the Liberian government? What type of man fires the entire General Auditing Commission staff upon assuming the Auditor General position, yet generously provides former employees with career opportunities such as four years of education or the opportunity for rehire through an employment test? What type of man faces off against a hostile legislature, and wins its…

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Politics 

2017: These Are Five men who should Be Running For President In Liberia

One down four to go… Hawa wesseh hwesseh@gmail.com John Morlu, former Auditor General of Liberia, is a fearless advocate for accountability since he came to the public eye about ten years ago and has since not relented in his desire to push for austerity, with a keen displeasure for official public corruption and his track record evident when he served as Liberia’s Auditor General. It would be nicer, had Liberians taken into account the pedigree of personalities running for office in 2017, and consider men like Mr. Morlu who served…

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Liberia; John Morlu II’s 2017 Presidency is the only way to salvage Liberia

By Kadiatu Musa-Frantz Liberians are generally considered to be undecided people, especially when it comes to choosing who to be their elected national leaders. This is why the choice of the next Liberian president after Ellen Johnson–Sirleaf’s presidency is of more interest to most people, particularly foreign personalities, who have and continue to watch the unfolding situation in the country. As a young Liberian woman with intense interest in the future of my country, I tried by all means to get engaged with happenings back home from as far as…

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Politics 

The President has lost the confidence of the Liberian people

Mr. President, before I delve into the main discussion of the Congress, I bring you, your distinguished guests and able journalists three Special Messagesfrom the President of Liberia. First the President wants me to inform you that, “as we approach the impending 2017 electoral cycle, there are many who are set to put everything in political context and begin the process of assigning blame and scoring political points at the expense of moving our country in the right direction…The time for us to make our case for election is still…

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“Consolidate, Strategize and Win”

By John S. Morlu, CPA Keynote Speaker: CDC USA September 26, 2015 Minneapolis, MN Mr. Isaac Vah Tukpah, National Chairman, CDC USA The National Leadership of CDC USA Mr. Mulbah K. Morlu, Vice Chairman, CDC Mr. Raymond Ogunti, Chairman CDC Minnesota Members of the Mighty CDC USA and Liberia Members of Representatives of various organizations Fellow Liberians and all well-wishers of the CDC present here. Mr. Chairman, this is my first time in this great city of Minneapolis. I have passed through here couple of times on my way to…

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