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Why Liberia political parties lacked ideological bent?

And because Liberian political parties lacked any ideological bent, it is hard for the media to endorse political candidates during election circles. Sadly, our politics today, largely has become self-centered and void of principles—and it is not that principles are the ONLY guiding posts and scales to which politicians are measured on the high alter, politicians being politicians, but it helps to know which side of the divide they belong, for this helps to drive the political instruments and narratives around which the national narratives are centered, and hence that which is…

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Liberia CDC achieve hunger strike in Monrovia

For three days and three nights the youth wing of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) staged a hunger strike opposite the US Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia. The group carried out the strike to protect corruption in Liberia in wake of the Global Witness report of bribery in Liberia. The strike started on June 1 to June 3, 2016. CDC is the largest opposition party in Liberia. The Global Witness report alleged that Sable Mining Company, a British firm, gave Varney Sherman of Sherman and Sherman Law Firm US$9500,000 to…

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