upp Public Policy 

Liberia: United People’s Party Pulls out of Ruling Coalition for Democratic Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Monrovia – The United People’s Party (UPP), one of the constituent parties in the Grand Coalition has with immediate effect tendered its dissociation with the Memorandum of Understanding, with the Congress for Democratic Change. The UPP said the current leadership of President George Manneh Weah is not living up to the commitment contained in the October 2017 MOU that brought Weah to power and subsequently, the March 2022 MOU which is geared at re-electing him, as such, it can no longer remain committed to said document. “It…

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gongloe Public Policy 

During USA visit, leading opposition candidate Gongloe briefed State Department Officials

Staff Report As Liberia’s foremost presidential aspirant, Counselor Tiawan Saye Gongloe tours the USA, making his case to a cross-section of Diaspora Liberians, he has also been making some pivotal breakthroughs with non-Liberians of diverse backgrounds within the American society. Among his numerous successful engagements is his recent high-level meeting at the U.S. State Department Headquarters in Washington D.C. Cllr. Gongloe was a guest of the Africa Bureau at the State Department on June 2, 2022. The eminent Liberian jurist and human rights advocate thoroughly briefed officials of the Africa Bureau about the state…

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cdc-cop News 

2022 July 26 ‘Violent Assault’ suspected thugs, charged, released on non-cash bail

The Monrovia City Court has released on a non-cash bail several members of the CDC-COP who were detained in connection to the July 26 violent protest that left students of the Student Unification Party (SUP) injury including one that was badly beaten and tortured and is now fighting for his life. The human surety bond — granted by Magistrate Jomah Jallah yesterday — comes a few hours after the accused had been charged with crimes including the criminal attempt to commit murder and aggravated assault as contained in the police charge sheet.…

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COACH KIETA Sports 

Give Coach Kieta time to stamp his philosophy on the Stars, building a team is a process

  By Wleh Bedell For the fourth time in a row, the Lone Stars will fail to qualify from the first round of the CHAN qualifiers after two previous elimination by Mauritania, and Senegal, and with the local Lone Stars on the brink of elimination in the ongoing qualifiers after a dismal 3-0 mauling at home by a rampant Senegal Teranga Lions on Sunday at the SKD, it’s just a proof that the local league here is below par, lowly rated, unattractive, lack the spark and competitiveness with the rest…

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sup, student unification party Op-ed 

Vanguard Party launches the “Fix The Country” Rally Campaign to be held on July 26, 2022

For Immediate Release   SUP launches the “Fix The Country” Rally Campaign to be held on July 26, 2022 (Independence Day), and Rallies Support a Nation-wide Protest Against the CDC-Weah Despotism over Economic Failure, Massive Corruption, Bad Governance, and State Collapse  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 of the University of Liberia, forward-thinking student radicals profoundly leading the struggle for the honor of the fatherland, militants, cadres and stalwarts of…

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william jebor /african football Op-ed 

The Importance of Jebor’s Return To the Liberian Lone Stars

By Wleh Bedell Quite recently, the Liberia Football Association extended an olive branch to the likes of William Jebor and Anthony Laffor which could pave the way for others to return to the senior national team of Liberia the Lone Stars. He lastly was seen coming on the pitch as a second-half substitute in the Lone Stars’ 1-0 win against Chad in the 2021 Afcon qualifier on October 9, 2019, at the SKD, Jebor has never featured for the red, white and blue outfit, since then. Despite being unattached club-wise,…

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terrance horward /Nairobi news Op-ed 

ON THE HYPOCRISY OF TERRENCE HOWARD IN UGANDA

by Bobi Wine   I have watched a sickening video of Terrence Howard, a BLACK American multiple award-winning actor, as he pitched to Ugandan dictator Yoweri Museveni a new form of ‘flight technology’ that he purportedly ‘invented’, which he claims is going to “replace Drones, Helicopters, Aeroplanes,” etc. Apparently, he cares so much about poor Ugandans that he is going to first implement his new technology here in Uganda; not in the USA whose, the government has billions of dollars guaranteed for inventors like him. What Terrence Howard may not…

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Although he noted that this was not a sufficient reason for pulling down the building, he expressed satisfaction that the Ghanaian government had taken responsibility for the demolition by promising to rebuild the structure to its pre-demolition state. The Minister further noted that the Nigerian High Commission also failed to obtain legal title to the land even though it had paid for it as far back as the year 2000 and also failed to obtain the necessary approvals before erecting the building. In other words, the Nigerian High Commission was equally culpable. A fair and frank admission I suppose. Public Policy 

African leaders to scale up efforts against unconstitutional changes of government; terrorism and foreign mercenaries

Press Release The resurgence of unconstitutional changes of government; the expanding threat of terrorism and violent extremism across the continent, including the influx of foreign terrorist fighters, private military companies and mercenaries, the proliferation of armed groups, as well as transnational organized crime, continue to negatively impact the peace, security, sovereignty and territorial integrity of African states. To stem the upsurge of the increasingly worrying situation, African Heads of State and Government convened an Extraordinary Summit on Terrorism and Unconstitutional Changes in Africa on May 28, 2022, in Malabo. They…

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sup, student unification party Op-ed 

SUP Calls On Pres. Weah To Act On LACC REPORT At Census Bureau

  For Immediate Release   Comrades and friends, brothers and sisters in the struggle for final liberation, striving militants and ideologues whose struggle is to overturn systemic backwardness, revered cadres. Since the inception of the Vanguard Student Unification Party, from the heydays of the oligarchy up to the brutal days of tyranny and gangsterism, and to the amp of plunder and corruption till this current rottenness and decadence of the state, the Vanguard Party has and will always be a towering voice against societal demeanors such as corruption, bad governance,…

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uganda adopts swahili Public Policy 

Uganda finally adopts Kiswahili as official language

By HELLEN GITHAIGA More by this Author Uganda Cabinet has approved the adoption of Kiswahili as an official language and directed that it be made a compulsory subject in primary and secondary schools. The government set up the Uganda National Kiswahili Council in 2019 to guide the introduction of Kiswahili as the second national (official) language. The Cabinet decision, Uganda says, is in line with the directive of the 21st East African Community (EAC) Summit held in February 2021 that directed the expedition of the implementation of Kiswahili, English and French as official…

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