Lpp, Liberian peoples partyty Op-ed 

LIBERIAN PEOPLE’S PARTY CALLS ON AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK TO CLARIFY

  SUBJECT: Is GRANT A LOAN THAT LIBERIA HAS TO PAY BACK? Dear Mr. Orison Amu: The Liberian People’s Party (LPP) extends thanks and appreciation to your institution in joining others to provide funding for the Government of Liberia to have conducted training for “…over 60 data focal person (employees),” according to the Press Release on November 20, 2020, issued by the Ministry of Finance Planning and Development. The 60 persons were to learn and utilize the “Liberia Project Dashboard,” a “…system used to input, analyze, and publish information about…

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gongloe Op-ed 

Liberia Leading Opposition Candidate Tiawan Gongloe embarks on a major tour of U.S. Cities

MONROVIA – Liberia’s foremost opposition presidential aspirant, Counselor Tiawan Saye Gongloe is currently on a major tour of the U.S. cities, supporters of the Gongloe for a Better Liberia movement are enthusiastically intensifying their activities to engage with and rally around their inspirational candidate for a resounding victory in the 2023 presidential election. In furtherance of their grandiose goal of a total victory for a Better Liberia, Friends of Gongloe Global (FOG-Global), one of the US-based main supporting groups will hold a major fundraising event this Saturday, May 14, 2022,…

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In IG Sudue’s account, the vehicles were abandoned by protesters at the entrance of the Capitol Building and they (LNP) drove them to their Police Headquarters, which is within the same vicinity. According to him, there he immediately ordered his officers to search the vehicles and while they were searching that was when they allegedly found the arms and ammunitions along with a knife and other deadly objects in the lawmaker’s official car marked ‘HOR 65.’ Based on the discovery of the weapons, IG Sudue said he immediately halted the exercise and ordered his men to call the press to continue with the search in order to ensure transparency in the process. Op-ed 

A Patriot’s Diary: Amid Endless Police Brutalities – No Justice for the Masses

  With Ekena Wesley   Known for ceaselessly carrying shoulder-high coffins across Monrovia owing to what was perceived as bad governance, little did Liberians know that those who crowned themselves as true leaders were in fact charlatans, to say the least. For 12 years they carried caskets in the name of protesting against a so-called rotten system on the watch of former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Such is the deceptive trappings of bad politics. There was absolutely nothing wrong with the barrage of protests the CDC championed; and although the…

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sup, student unification party Op-ed 

SUP condemns the unconstitutional suspension of FLY’s President Amos Williams,, Calls on Coffey to keep the integrity of PUL

  For Immediate Release   SUP condemns the unconstitutional suspension of FLY’s President Amos Williams, calls all the forces to return to status quo ante, and also calls on the government, especially MCC & Small Arms Commission Bosses to stop interfering with the affairs of the institution. SUP extends World Press Freedom Day solidarity to all progressive journalists on the home front and beyond Comrades in the redemption struggle for the dignity of the oppressed of the peasantry of our people, the “Fix The University Generation” of the conscious students…

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liberia airport Op-ed 

Liberia is incurring huge revenue losses – Is there any concrete solution to RIA nightmare? Yes, and here’s it 

  By Martin K. N. Kollie The RIA catastrophe poses serious security, economic, and diplomatic risks to Liberia. This situation has turned into a national emergency. Therefore, I would like to help find solution and this is how. I read a few comments under my previous Facebook post pertinent to RIA debacle and two particular comments struck me: “Is Liberia losing revenue?” and “How much is spent on fuel?”  Part of my work as an activist is to dig out hard facts and promote national consciousness through accurate information dissimilation.…

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gay, lbtgq Op-ed 

Gay Rape is Not Sex!

By Stephanie C. Horton “I define freedom as ways of being human in the world that exist beyond the realm of the juridical and that allow for bodily sovereignty.”— Rinaldo Walcott (The Long Emancipation, 2021) By way of background, this writer stands for gay rights in Liberia, and has written several articles that have been published online calling for an end to anti-gay violence and discrimination in our country. I do not write from a position informed by homophobia. A homophobe is someone who hates anyone who is not cisgender or…

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charles coffey Op-ed 

The Press is Democracy’s Last Hope in Liberia: Mayor Jefferson T. Koijee must not use the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) for “Pay-to-Repair” – A Letter to PUL President Charles B. Coffey 

    Mr. Charles B. Coffey Jr.  President  Press Union of Liberia (PUL)  Clay Street, Monrovia – Liberia  West Africa    Dear Mr. Coffey:  Being conscious of Article 20 of the Code of Ethics of the Press Union of Liberia which accentuates a responsible and accountable Press that seeks public interests, I am thrilled to pay homage to all Liberian journalists who continue to serve as guarantors of democracy and guardrails in defense of good governance throughout Liberia.  To you, journalists, whose pens and microphones continue to inspire real CHANGE…

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sup Op-ed 

Student Unification Party- SUP, decry rights violation in the country, wants UL renovated

For Immediate Release    Comrades and friends, sons and daughters of the and native reserves of the poverty ragged masses of our people, fellow countrymen and compatriots: With an uncompromising love for justice and peace, the Vanguard Student Unification Party, and its militants will continue to be critical of the evolving issues of corruption, bad governance, abuse of human rights, violations of the constitution by the former soccer star President Weah, rampant ritual killings, and the menace of insecurity, the vices that are impeding the progress of the state. It…

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Weah: “What was damaged during the 14 years of civil war,” he said, “cannot be fixed in a day’s time. This government is focused on rehabilitating Liberians whose lives were damaged. I want you not to join those who are undermining the country through protests. Join me to rebuild the country.” As part of his development plans, President Weah said the government was exerting efforts to change the lives of Liberians, by building concrete homes in place of the huts they have been living in over so many decades. Op-ed 

A Patriot’s Diary: The Perils of Weah’s Call for National Unity vs.’Politics Should Not Define Us’

  With Ekena Wesley   In spite of historical contradictions, President Weah and his administration chose to proceed with their elaborate celebrations of Liberia’s Bicentennial Anniversary marking the arrival of freed slaves of African descent in 1822 to the so-called land of return, apparently dubbed by the Bicentennial Working Group. On Sunday, at an Intercessory Service on the grounds of Liberia’s partially renovated Executive Mansion, President George Weah called for national unity, adding: “Politics Should Not Define Us.” he is right! But should we take a politician’s word by merely…

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mysterious deaths/four auditors Op-ed 

From Sweet Land of Liberty to a Fearful Land of Terror: Mysterious deaths grip Liberia

    By: Varney Cruz Hilton Let me begin by extending my deepest condolences to families, friends, and loved ones of the victims and to everyone who has lost a loved one under mysterious circumstances without redress – The Perpetrators have been allowed to walk with impunity. How did we get here? l don’t know what our country has turned into. Many unsolved and Mysterious deaths have engulfed this Sweet Land of Liberty and it has increased fear, insecurity, and heightened panic amongst the general citizenry. Our people are living…

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