sarr abdulai vandi Op-ed 

The Contrétemps et Médiocrité of Liberia’s Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs Representation, 1980-the, present.

  By, Sarr Abdulai VANDI PhD   Extrait Diplomacy is the conduct of the relations of one state with another by peaceful means. Diplomacy is a skill in the management of international relations. Statecraft manages state power to promote national interests and diplomacy; using non-lethal means to manage interstate relations and foreign threats is central to global Realpolitik. Rapid increases in the availability and power of information and communication technologies (ICTs) or, more correctly, telecommunications (telecoms) and info-communications (infocoms) are changing the modes of international relations and the conditions and…

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african americans in ghana /travel and leisure Society Arts & Leisure 

She quit her job as a NYC lawyer to move to Ghana

(CNN) — In 2012, Nana Amoako Anin was working as a prosecutor in New York. An American of Ghanaian descent, she had spent much of her adult life studying law and entering the legal profession. Then one day, despite the prospects of career advancement in one of the world’s most prosperous cities, she decided it was time for a drastic change. Which was when she moved to Ghana. It might seem like a surprising decision, but Anin isn’t alone. The West African country’s allure has proved irresistible to others in recent…

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imf /dw Public Policy 

LPP Differs With ‘IMF Rosy Economic Performance Under Weah’ -Wants To Know Liberia’s Success Story Under IMF Since 1962

  For Immediate Release   The Liberia People’s Party(LPP) has said that a staff (unidentified) at the Washington, D.C. Offices of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) disagreed with allegations made by the party that the IMF is wittingly and unwittingly aiding and abetting President George Weah Administration to steal government money. The staff, according to the party, reacting to the story published by The Analyst newspaper of Liberia, advised LPP to focus on corruption and forget about Liberia’s Gross National Domestic Products (GDP). He claimed that the increase from USD…

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miatta fahnbulleh Music 

Miatta Fahnbulleh, will be celebrated by MTN Liberia  Musical Awards this weekend

  Liberia’s Diva, an enigma of almost 60 years who dominated the musical stage at home and in the diaspora, Miatta Fahnbulleh,  will be celebrated by MTN Liberia  Musical Awards for her artistic contributions. over the decades. Ms. Miatta Fahnbulleh is the sole honoree for the Lifetime Achievements Awards of 2021 on Saturday, November  20 beginning with a red carpet event at  3: 00 p.m and culminating with an “After Party ” as of 8:00 p.m. The venue is the Ministerial Complex. This is a momentous year for Ms. Fahnbulleh…

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striker peter wilson Sports 

Liberia 3-1 win sees striker Peter Wilson’s brace drowns Central African Republic in Morocco

  Liberia got their second and final victory in Group C of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers with a 3-1 win over the Central African Republic at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Morocco on Tuesday. Both Liberia and the Central African Republic went into Tuesday’s match with just pride and records to play for, as both teams had dropped out of the race for the qualifiers. It took just two minutes for Liberia to break the deadlock after Oscar Dorley’s cross into the box was headed in by Marcus…

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News 

LIBERIA: JOHN TUBMAN’S KILLERS ARRESTED 

By Socrates S. Saywon – The Liberia National Police (LNP) detachment in River Cess County has arrested both Alloysius and Emmanuel for the death of John Tubman in Fiama, Sinkor. Christian Byron Anderson, a nephew of the deceased, and his associate Alloysius Garplah were arrested on Monday, November 15, 2021, through a joint effort of residents of the Sand Beach community and the Liberia National Police days after Anderson was declared wanted by the Liberia National Police as a person of interest in Tubman’s gruesome murder. It can be recalled,…

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News 

LIBERIA: COTAE EXPRESSES GRAVE CONCERN OVER PREVAILING HARDSHIP 

By Socrates S. Saywon – The Coalition for Transparency and Accountability in Education (COTAE) through its National Coordinator Anderson D. Miamen expresses very grave concern over the prevailing hardship parents and students are currently facing with the hike in tuition and other fees in the country. Addressing a press conference at COTAE’s offices Wednesday, November 17, 2021, in Monrovia, Miamen said: “During these challenging economic conditions, when many persons are already struggling to address their basic needs (food, clothing, access to electricity, shelter, etc.), it is mindboggling that access to education has become significantly hindered, mainly due to arbitrary hike in tuition and other fees by private school operators. The most appalling of all is the…

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Interestingly, the 2017 elections have come and gone and many are clinging on to the CDC victory as if it’s the triumph of their lives. Some of these very ones, like myself have always considered George Oppong Weah, grossly incompetent and unfit for the office of the President of the Republic of Liberia. But some of these people are somersaulting suddenly and are singing praises to Weah. You will not believe who they’re scapegoats, THE PROGRESSIVES! Op-ed 

Today, Liberia is at crossroads: So toward elections 2023, we have work to do— Liberian Listener

  The Remarks were delivered by Alaric Tokpa, Chairman of the National Democratic Coalition  Presented at the Town Hall Meeting Held in Minnesota  on Saturday, November 13, 2021, by the North America Chapter  of the Unity Party in Honor of former Vice President Joseph N. Boakai, Head of the  Collaborating Political Parties and Political Leader of the opposition Unity Party  Mr. Vice President, head of the Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) and political leader of the  Unity Party, the chairman and officials of the North America Chapter of the Unity Party, …

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Business 

PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA: ‘INVESTMENT CONFERENCE TO ATTRACT SIGNIFICANT INTERNATIONAL FUNDING TO SA’

President Cyril Rampahosa has announced that the fourth annual South Africa Investment Conference will be held in March 2022, with the event expected to attract significant international funding to South Africa. The government held the first investment conference in 2018 as part of a drive to raise R1.2 trillion in new investment over five years. The conference was attended by over a thousand delegates in 2018 and 2019, and in 2020 was held in a hybrid format due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Together, these conferences raised just over R770 billion…

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Politics 

LIBERIA: CLLR. GONGLOE WILL FORMALLY RESPOND TO TEAM GONGLOE’S PETITION TO CONTEST IN 2023

Monrovia – Cllr. Tiawan Saye Gongloe, renowned Liberian human rights advocate, will formally respond to Team Gongloe’s petition to contest for the Office of President of Liberia in 2023. A release issued Wednesday, November 10, says the historic event will take place in Ganta, Nimba County on Saturday, 4 December 2021. Ahead of the occasion, Team Gongloe is currently mobilizing Liberians particularly the people of Nimba to join the Movement in convincing the erudite lawyer to positively respond to the petition and to massively attend the program. In furtherance of…

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