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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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A PATRIOT’S DIARY: WEAH’S LATEST INTEGRITY HYPOCRISY

By Ekena Welsey – Ahead of the 2005 elections, the Governance Commission in concert with our Development Partners saw the compelling need to birth a nascent democratic environment in the small West African nation. As a result, their brainstorming reckoned strengthened ‘Integrity Institutions’ to ensure ‘probity, accountability, transparency and to prevent waste and abuse in public sector management. Appertaining thereto; the General Auditing Commission (GAC), the Public Procurement Concession Commission (PPCC), the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC), et al took the center stage. Call John S. Morlu whatever you would choose…

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LIBERIA: FORMER VP BOAKAI CALLS FOR STRONGER TIES…

Monrovia – Former Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai, political leader of the Unity Party (UP), a constituent party of the Collaboration on Friday, 15th October, took over as the new Chair for the opposition Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) from Senator Nyonblee Kangar Lawrence of the Liberty Party as part of an eight months rotational leadership – the ceremony was held at the UP headquarters in Congo Town, Monrovia. Mr. Boakai, in his acceptance speech, calls for stronger ties among the four collaborating political parties, amid political confusion that has engulfed…

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LIBERIA: JOSEPH BOAKAI TAKES OVER AS CPP CHAIRMAN

By Socrates S. Saywon – The Liberty Party through its Political Leader of Liberty Party Nyonblee Kangar Lawrence has officially turned over the national chairmanship of the Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) to the Unity Party. The UP, a constituent party of the Collaboration, is headed by former Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai. Mr Boakai, on Friday, 15th October, took over from Senator Nyonblee Kangar Lawrence of the Liberty Party as the new Chair for the opposition Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) as part of a two-year rotational leadership – the ceremony…

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LIBERIA: NYANPLU SAYS MINISTER MUSA DEAN SHOULD BE FIRED OR BE MADE TO RESIGN

By Socrates S. Saywon – Matthew Nyanplu says the Supreme Court of Liberia did not give the meaning to its ruling of December 2019 (concerning the Alien and Nationality Law), that which is being given to it by the Government of Liberia. He said it is understandable that in the aftermath of the failure to impose a dual citizenship regime on the Liberian people by the failed referendum of 2020, the Weah-led administration, according to him is all out to find a way to do so, even if it means…

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LIBERIA: CLLR. CEPHUS ALLEGES A PLOT TO DESTROY HE AND AND HIS FAMILY

By Socrates S. Saywon – The Solicitor General of the Republic of Liberia, Cllr. Sayma Syrenius Cephus has accused former Associate Justice Kabineh Muhammad Ja’neh, Liberia Council of Churches President Bishop Kortu Brown, former Finance Minister Mr. David Farhat, Independent National Commission on Human Rights chairman Cllr. T. Dempster Brown and Economic Freedom Fighters commander-in-chief Emmanuel Gonqueh allegedly threatening his life, his wife, and that of his children. In Cllr. Cephus’ letter addressed to the Minister of Justice Cllr. Frank Musa Dean, complained of alleged threats posed to his life,…

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LIBERIA: GOVT BACKS DOWN, RELEASES JETHRO KOLLIE FROM PRISON

By Socrates S. Saywon – Jethro Kollie of the opposition Alternative National Congress (ANC) has been released from the Monrovia Central Prison,  minutes after the University of Liberia campus-based Student Unification Party (SUP) stormed the Monrovia Central Prison, demanding the release of Kollie. On Monday Jethro Kollie was sent to prison after the Monrovia City Court failed to grant him bail following multiple charges from Liberia National Police (LNP). The Liberia National Police (LNP) had earlier charged Kollie for allegedly raising “false public alarms” and making “false statements” through his…

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LIBERIA: COURT SENDS ANC PARTISAN HARRIS TO JAIL

By Socrates S. Saywon – Jethro Harris has been sent to jail at the Monrovia Central Prison after the Monrovia City Court failed to grant the opposition Alternative National Congress (ANC) partisan bail following multiple charges from Liberia National Police (LNP). The Liberia National Police (LNP) charged Harris for allegedly raising “false public alarms” and making “false statements” through his Facebook post alleging ritualistic killings across the country. ANC standard-bearer and main opposition Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) constituent member Mr. Alexander B. Cummings was present at the court Monday and…

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SUP DEMANDS IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF JETHRO HARRIS

PRESS STATEMENT  – SUP extends fraternal revolutionary anniversary felicitations to the Press Union of Liberia (PUL); demands the immediate release of Cde. Jethro Saylah Kangar Harris; mandates all of its ideologues to change their social media profile pictures to the party’s logo. Comrades and friends, members of the fourth estate, brothers and sisters: The Vanguard Student Unification Party ceases the moment to extend white-hot revolutionary felicity to the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) on its 57th Anniversary Celebration which was graced fortnight ago in the bread-basket county of Liberia. The…

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PAF NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES BAHWAH BROWNELL’S DEPARTURE AS THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN

Press Statement   It is with gratitude that the National Executive Committee announced Comrade Bahwah Brownell’s departure as the National Chairman of the Progressive Action Front (PAF), effective September 22, 2021. Over the last few months, Cde Brownell has been instrumental in leading the Liberian branch, and the critical infrastructure — of interim leadership, organization, and reawakening as National Chair. His inspiring leadership and camaraderie have not only left a lasting impression on everyone personally but a permanent legacy on the Progressive Action Front (PAF). While we will miss him and…

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