A question that we all must answer rapidly; this is not a question about just the removal of the Weah and his gangs. It is the question of sincerity, not one with parochial interests. If you follow suit with the agenda and remove the CDC, you may get the power you desire, but progressive ideologues and their men and women will retreat to the barracks and possibly begin the last stage of ending bad leadership, in Liberia, by fighting to redeem the country. Our people have suffered far too long for progressives to stand aside, we stand ready to present ourselves as instruments for this national transformation. Op-ed 

Crossing Redlines: A response to Montserrado County Senator Abe Darius Dillon!

By Darlington S. Collins While browsing social media during the early hours, I read in a couple of Facebook feds and I saw some brothers responding to what I came to discover as analysis and response to Montserrado County Senator Abraham Dillon, particularly concerning the events leading to up to April 14, 1979, and SPECIFICALLY the progressive struggle. In dealing with public officials or ordinary citizens in general, I tried not to inherit battles but unfortunately, the Monterrado County Senator, leaves me no choice, as his analysis on the historical…

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jzyano /dailynetwork.com Artists & Reviews 

JZYNO Releases New Single “Mamie Watta” with Krymi

After much anticipation, the Ghana-based Liberian artist, JZYNO has released his new single “Maame Water” featuring Ghana’s sensational singer Krymi. Taking to social media, JZYNO revealed the cover art for his upcoming single with the caption “Fresh new tone will keep you on your feet till the end of the beat”. The cover art shows a portrait photo of both artists against a serene sea view and also reveals the producer of the song as Beatz Vampire. Back in March 2021, JZYNO put the music scene on ‘stop’ with his power-packed…

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simeon nwankwo /ojb sport Sports 

With 19 goals to his boots Simeon Nwankwo ignored by Nigeria’s coach Rohr

BBC—Striker Simeon ‘Simy’ Nwankwo’s goals for Italian Serie A side Crotone mean he is rated one of Europe’s best scorers in 2021, yet considered surplus to requirements by Nigeria. His 19 goals for Serie A’s bottom club is a new record for a Nigerian striker in a single season in one of Europe’s top leagues to overtake Yakubu’s Aiyegbeni’s 17 goals in the 2011-12 campaign for Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League. Despite these impressive statistics the Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr, has indicated Simy is not part of his plans…

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My Heart Bleeds For My Grieving Homeland, Liberia News 

Liberia: Victims Of The Civil War & Civil Society Institutions To Protest May 18

  Staff Report The Justice Forum Liberia (JFL), several Liberians, victims of the Liberian civil war as well as civil society organizations in the country are expected to assemble at the capitol building on May 18, 2021, to pressurize the state authorities for the establishment of a war and economic crimes court in Liberia. Maxson S. Kpakio disclosed that the establishment of a war and economic crimes court will go a long way in helping to curtail the culture of impunity in Liberian society. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), which operated between 2006 and 2009, recommended creating…

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Jerome Korkoya NEC Op-ed 

George Weah, Ousmane Bamba, The Russians, And How 2017 Elections Were Rigged – Episode 1 

  By Martin K. N. Kollie The second Liberian Republic has had a lot of ups and downs. Between 1980 and 2017, no presidential candidate has ever won a landslide in any given election as compared to NPP flagbearer Charles G. Taylor. 13 political parties participated in the 1997 presidential election. Taylor won all of them at once with 75.33% (468,443 votes). There was no second round or run-off.  This was indeed a landslide victory. There were also 13 counties at that time but Taylor still could not win 12…

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Despite Pandemic, Hotel Chains Grow in Africa

Global chains snap up distressed independent properties in bid to expand footprints   JOHANNESBURG—Africa’s tourism sector has cratered in the face of the coronavirus, but the world’s biggest hotel chains remain committed to the continent. Major hotel chains, from Marriott International MAR -1.66% to Radisson Hotel Group and Paris-based Accor, AC -2.39% Europe’s largest hotel company, say their African businesses are not only holding up, they are determined to stay on track with, if not grow, their footprints. The companies see sub-Saharan Africa as underserved and underdeveloped in terms of hotels and predict that demand for both business…

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"We are committed to sourcing materials now from all over the world, other institutions that may have duplicates, looking for things in alternative formats so we can rebuild this collection," Satgood said. News 

The Cape Town Fire Library Destruction Is a Devastating Loss for South African Cultural Heritage

  Ujala Satgoor stood frozen, watching in horror as one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of African history and scholarship went up in flames this weekend. The Jagger Library at the University of Cape Town in South Africa — home to priceless rare films, books and manuscripts — was badly damaged in a wildfire that raged through campus and the surrounding areas. “The immediate reaction was one of dumbfounded horror at the spectacle that confronted me. And as I just stood there, I became even more numb,” Satgoor, the…

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sup Op-ed 

SUP Declares University of Liberia ‘No Go Zone’ for Senator Abraham Dillion, Demands His Apology!

  PRESS STATEMENT SUP condemns UL President Dr. Nelson’s recent outburst on the students of the university; seeks an extension for the payment of registration fees; declares the University of Liberia campuses a no-go-zone for Sen. Darius Dillon for his diabolical misinterpretation of the April 14, 1979 uprising. DEMANDS his open apology; warns the Tolberts to desist from throwing cliché absurdity of “dark cloud” of revisionism on Liberian history Comrades and friends, brothers and sisters who continue to struggle for rice and rights, striving militants and ideologues whose boots remain…

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crc bad working conditions Public Policy 

Appalling Working Conditions at Cavalla Rubber Corporation, In Pleebo Maryland County

By Andrew Jaye Pleebo, Maryland County–Pictures of residential housing emerging from the Cavalla Rubber Corporation (CRC) in Gedetarbo, Pleebo Sodoken District, Maryland County depicts a subhuman condition for workers. The buildings are dilapidated, unpainted, windows sealed with mud bricks, bathrooms made of rotten rice bags under trees and toilets outside and infested with rodents, roaches, lizards, and snakes. The buildings are in total disrepair and unfit for human habitation. Sadly, in this age and time, this is the inhumane slave conditions that workers of the CRC are enduring.    This rubber…

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emmanual savice /africanstar.org News 

Liberia: War & Economic Crimes Court Activist, Emmanuel Savice Denied Visa

Staff Report The Chairman of Liberians United for Justice and Accountability [LUJA] says he was denied a visa by the Liberian Embassy while on a visit to Monrovia. Mr. Emmanuel Savice said he was headed to the country to solicit signatures of a million-plus people who are interested in the establishment of the War and Economic Crimes Court. Savice is a Liberian-born who has scars of the war but now based in Canada with his family. In a statement on his Facebook page, he said ‘I was due to board…

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