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Liberia Problems Are Bigger Than President Sirleaf

Even if we try to sugar-coat it, the truth is, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s administration is a failure. No doubt about that. So is the entire ruling Unity Party’s government and all those who served and are serving in the current Liberian administration. Does this failure impact President Sirleaf’s legacy? Of course, it does in many different respects, even though the sycophants, praise-singers, graft beneficiaries and deceptive cohorts in her administration will say otherwise. Not for the President’s benefit, but for their own endgame. However, the failure of the Sirleaf’s administration…

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Alternative National Congress Wants Pension Bill Veto

MONROVIA—The Alternative National Congress of Liberia (ANC) has called on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to veto a bill being considered by the Legislature to provide pension packages of 50% of the salaries and benefits to top elected officials. The ANC has also called on all well-meaning members of the Legislature to oppose and ensure the defeat of the retirement package bill reportedly being considered by law makers. The party has encouraged other political parties and civil society groups to join in the denunciation of the bill. According to an article…

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President Ellen Sirleaf New Year Message

My fellow Liberians, Good morning! Today, as we Liberians across this great resilient nation gather with our family and loved ones, I want to wish you a happy and healthy New Year. New Year is always a hopeful moment. As we look back at the end of a very difficult 2014, we do so with the knowledge that we have the capacity and the commitment to each other to reach out for a better and brighter Liberia. The people of Liberia have made great personal sacrifices in the fight against…

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Open Letter To Pres Sirleaf: Embassy France

July 29, 2014   Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President of the Republic of Liberia Executive Mansion Monrovia, Liberia Dear President Sirleaf, Subject: Madam President:  Help Address the needs of two former Embassy Liberia France Staff All praises go to the Almighty Father; the Creator of the Universe Who has blessed our country Liberia with your leadership in moving our beloved nation forward in these trouble times! We thank you for your leadership Madame President! You will recall, In April of 2014 we the leadership of the Liberian Community here in France…

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President Sirleaf Under Probe For US$200M Public Relations

  By  E. J. Nathaniel Daygbor Members of the House of Representatives have set up a special committee, headed by the Committee on Judiciary of that body, to probe the more than US$200m allegedly spent on international public relations by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and some of her key officials. The decision by the House was predicated on a communication dated January 29, 2014, from Maryland County Representative Bhofal Chambers. The communication quoted Dr. Chambers as stating that his attention was drawn to the alleged ‘unexplained and unauthorized expenditure’ by the Executive Mansion…

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Pay Your Taxes Sirleaf Urge Liberians

  President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has urged Liberians to pay their taxes to enable government raise the needed funds to address several national priorities here. The president said for government to address national issues such as immunization, the tax base of the country needs to be increased. Speaking Thursday at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center when she launched the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) for children under one-year-old, She noted that Liberians do not like to pay taxes and that it is about time that Liberians demonstrated willingness to pay their…

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President Sirleaf Suspends Entire LIBTELCO Board

      Mr.  Editor, Everyone is familiar with the saying: “where there’s smoke, there’s fire”(Hmmm..I smell smoke)!  Basically, that’s what the President is dealing with here, regarding the suspension of the entire LIBTELCO board of directors, for receiving Christmas gifts in white envelopes, oops, I mean for “failure to adhere to the provisions of the Public Procurement Act in concluding a contract with Ketter Telecom (European Company). By the way, the President already know that Europeans investors like to put “gifts” in white envelopes for government officials!..(Re “British Investor Offers…

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Liberian President Fire Tough Corruption Campaigner?

Staff Report President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sacked Cllr. Frances Johnson Morris Allison, Liberia’s Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) chair, news reports has said. A former Liberian Chief Justice and Justice Minister, Johnson Allison, has been consistent in book marking Liberian government officials who have misrepresented facts on their asset declaration forms. She have also petition the Liberian government to give her commission prosecutorial powers, since according to sources, Liberian Justice Ministry armed with persecuting corruption related charges within the public sector has been  lame duck, with many government officials in the…

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Politician Calls On President Sirleaf To Fight Corruption

  Timothy T. Seaklon Veteran Liberian politician, Oscar J. Quiah, has called on President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to take the lead in the fight against corruption. He said such an exercise will go a long way in preserving the legacy of the Liberian leader who has been acclaimed as the first elected female President of Africa and the only Liberian leader to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Mr. Quiah said while it is the right of all Liberians to fight corruption everywhere in the society, the Liberian leader must take the…

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Liberian news editor free for 30 days

By Ralph Geeplay Lawyers representing Frontpageafrica Editor Rodney Sieh have secured his release for 30 days in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. The lawyers contended that Sieh’s imprisonment violated various provisions of the Liberian constitution of 1986, including the prohibition against debt bondage in Article 12, the Equal Protection Clause of Article 11, the due process clause of Article 20, and the directive against extreme punishment in Article 21. Kwame Clement [Pro bono] a former Liberian journalist and broadcaster who reside in Maryland, the United Statres in collaboration with Musa Dean and…

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