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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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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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A Patriot’s Diary: An Epitome Of Social Justice Versus Min. McGill Questionable LRD$50 Million Scholarship Fund

With Ekena Welsey – Liberia is sadly the only country amongst emerging cum infant democracies where a Chief of Staff in the Office of the President is more powerful than the Vice President and seemingly would be at liberty to act as President deliberately. Power has a way of revealing the true nature of humankind. The small West African nation has come to experience various phrases of such unprecedented phenomenon. Such is the truism of our human complexity as it were. We saw C. Wellington Campbell under Tubman; Willie Tolbert’s…

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China says allegations it causes debt trap for Africa are false

  China said it was false to claim that its lending practices have pushed African nations into debt traps, blaming a host of economic factors instead and criticising media reports on the topic. African nations’ debt problems are a historical issue, and also the result of rising protectionism and currency factors, Zhou Liujun, vice chairman of China International Development Cooperation Agency told reporters in Beijing on Tuesday. The agency is a body under the State Council that provide plans and policies on foreign aid. “Facts and data fully show that…

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Britain can’t decide whether it should send its looted treasures back to their rightful owners

Britain is once again reckoning with its imperial history during a week in which two ceremonies were held to mark the return of ancient looted artifacts to Nigeria from the UK. On Wednesday, a college at the University of Cambridge staged a ceremony acknowledging the official return of a bronze statue of a cockerel to Nigeria’s National Commission for Museums and Monuments. The cockerel, donated to the university in 1905 by the father of a student, is a Benin Bronze, looted during the 1897 British invasion of Benin city, in modern Nigeria, during…

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Nigeria is first African nation to roll out digital currency–Liberian Listener

By Emele OnuBloomberg Nigeria’s central bank earlier in February outlawed banks and financial institutions from transacting or operating in cryptocurrencies, saying they posed a threat to the financial system.  The Central Bank of Nigeria joined a growing list of emerging markets betting on digital money to cut transaction costs and boost participation in the formal financial system. “Nigeria has become the first country in Africa, and one of the first in the world to introduce a digital currency to her citizens,” President Muhammadu Buhari said in televised speech at the launch in Abuja,…

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A PATRIOT’S DIARY: ANOTHER GURESOME CUM GRISLY MURDER OF IMMIGRATION SERVICE HUMAN RESOURCE PERSONNEL

With Ekena Wesley – Quite frequently we hear Liberians say loudly although ignorantly that we are a Christian State. But like the Brits would say; they are not to blame. The 1986 Constitution or better still – the country’s living governing bible is clear. The State is not non-religious and nowhere near that constitution does it mention – the country is founded on Christian principles! Perhaps the work of religious zealots – simply because the Declaration of Independence was signed in an edifice as it were. God is not the…

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LIBERIA: TWO JUDGES AT LOGGERHEADS

Monrovia – The Liberia Bureau of Corrections is known to be grappling with the congestion of inmates in its prison facilities around the country. However, its major challenge is that more than two-thirds of these inmates are detainees awaiting trial for various offenses including armed robbery which, according to Corrections sources, comprises the majority of those who have spent years in prison without their status being determined. But, while expressing his frustration over the issue of armed robbery making up the majority of the pretrial detainees, Counselor Sikijipo Wollor, the Resident…

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LIBERIA: MAN, 35 INFLICTS SEVERE WOUNDS ON FIANCEE AFTER REFUSED IN BED

Kakata City – Officers of the Liberia National Police in Kakata City, Margibi County have arrested a 35-year-old man identified as Zulu Paye for inflicting severe wounds on his fiancee in Todee District, Montserrado County. The man who was on the run for an attempt to commit murder and aggravated assault was arrested with the help of others on Saturday, October 30, 2021, and taken to the Headquarters of the Liberia National Police Margibi Detachment pending transfer to Careysburg, Montserrado County. While in Police custody, suspect Paye confessed to committing the…

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A PATRIOT’S DIARY: CDC’s CHARLES M. GULL’S STORY VERSUS THE TRUTH CUM COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION

With Ekena Wesley – Cancer, as a chronic life-threatening ailment, can manageably be cured through medical science. Stupidity has never attracted the magic of medical science as an incurable condition. Like with the game of soccer, we have come across football fanatics or others would reckon it as some kind of religion as it were. So too is politics! Some see politics in its sphere of inexactitude and allow reasoning to shape their thought process while for others it is the opium of the masses or worse still a culture…

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