The EFF is South Africa’s third-largest party with 44 parliamentary seats and representation in most municipalities and metros. The party’s vision appeared to be inspired by late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi who dreamt of a United States of Africa. This plan could well be underway with formations from Liberia, Malawi, and Namibia who were among the guests attending the second people’s assembly in Nasrec. culled: EWN Op-ed 

OPINION | Malema’s larger than life personality is a threat to EFF’s longevity

  Proponents of democracy, believing in the central claim that strong opposition parties lead to a strong and healthy democracy, might see the expulsion of Julius Malema from the African National Congress and Cyril Ramaphosa’s subsequent rejection of his appeal at the ANC’s 53rd Elective Congress in Mangaung in 2012 as a blessing in disguise. On July 26, 2013 – the anniversary of the July 26 Movement that sparked the Cuban revolution – Malema and other disgruntled ANC Youth League leaders went on to establish the Economic Freedom Fighters. While many believed…

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dag walker /liberian listener Interviews 

Interview: Alternative housing in the modern world

  This is Blaz Vovk of Radiosraka, Novo Mesto, Slovenia. I am sitting in the jungle drinking wine and watching colorful tropical birds in Mindo, Ecuador with American writer D.W. Walker.  Dag, what brings you to the jungle here in Ecuador for close now to two years? Don’t you miss the cities around the world? Dag: I miss very little of the rush of modern life. Life today is not “fast-paced,” as so many Europeans and Americans say: Life is just busy. Too often people don’t have time to live…

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ebony morrison Op-ed 

The Public and Private Sectors Must Reward Our Olympians!

  EDITORIAL The Liberian Listener, will like to take this time to congratulate the Liberian Olympic team that represented the country to the Tokyo 2020 fiesta currently underway in the Asian nation of Japan. The Editorial board especially thank hurdler Ebony Morrison, sprinter Joseph Fahnbulleh, and team captain Emmanuel Matadi. These Liberians put the country first and went all out to compete for our nation, without demanding anything, nor asking anyone or our national government for per diems or monetary contributions as they raised the flag. The Liberian Listener notes…

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abraham dillion Public Policy 

A Promise Betrayed – “The Light” is in Free Fall 

  By Martin K. N. Kollie   When Abraham Darius Dillon chose to ride a US$40,000 car as a public official, “The Light” got dimmed. When ADD admitted that he took money from corrupt Albert Chie to finance his senatorial campaign, “The Light” got dimmer. When he sacrilegiously defended Musa Bility’s loot, “The Light” got blurred. When ADD lied about not flying business class, “The Light” became more blurred. The receipt of 30k, without any remorse for competing national priorities and public interest amid COVID-19 pandemic, has placed “The Light”…

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