News 

Information Ministry staff Jubilate As Lewis Brown Departs

MONROVIA—Concerns have been raised as to whether recycling OF government officials will serve the intended purpose in the penultimate year of her [Sirleaf] 12-year term. Critics are skeptical about the suitability and capabilities of the ministers recycled, suggesting that many square pegs themselves [are] operating in round holes. Reports from the Ministry of Information Culture Affairs and Tourism [MICAT] revealed that the employees have been quietly jubilating since the removal of Minister Brown from the ministry. One of the directors alleged that the minister manipulated everything in the Ministry, including…

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Politics 

The Liberian Senate Must not confirm Lewis Brown

Hawa Wesseh hwesseh@gmail.com It is hard to understand Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and why she makes some of these appointments—it’s hard, why award Lewis Browne with another government job, as such an ambassadorial position to a country on the Security Council, according to sources close to the presidency—he’s going to the Court of Saint James, England to replaced Amb. Von Balmoos who just passed. Lewis Browne, are you serious, this Charles Taylor National Security Adviser, who at a time when Sierra Leoneans babies, mothers and the innocent people of that peaceful…

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