US$250K Mystery – Hands Behind Bong County Development Fund Hubbub

By Festus Poquie Investigators from the Liberia Anti Corruption Commission are probing into circumstances leading to the withdrawal of US$250,000 from the Bong County Social Development Fund Account and how the money was utilized. Superintendent Selena...

Turmoil! Liberia’s Economy Enters ‘Depression’

By Festus Poquie The Liberian economy appears to have dipped into depression with pronouncement from the country’s Finance and Development Planning Minister that the nation has almost entered the era of economic turmoil. In November 2014,...

The Other Side of General Broh

“l am not afraid of Mary Broh but the officers that are assigned with her. I am a peaceful citizen trying to look for my living the right way. But these security officers are...

Liberia: Police Launch Manhunt for Missing Opposition Politician

Opposition politician and businessman Simeon Freeman has gone missing after he was ordered arrested and home barricaded for saying that there are reports that the Johnson-Sirleaf administration wants to execute 10 vocal politicians including...

Reform Failure

By Festus Poquie Following more than a decade in office President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is witnessing the crashing of several governance and economic reform programs and policies adopted in post conflict Liberia. Since 2004, with the assistance...

Testing Moment S/Court Hears First Code of Conduct Case After Yes Ruling

The Supreme Court of Liberia is hearing its first Code of Conduct case, four months after upholding the law constitutionality. On Tuesday, the Court issued a writ of prohibition on the National Election Commission...

Exiting In Shame? Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Carries ‘Rigged’ Elections Burden

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has entered the troubled moment of her 12 years rule as she faces tacit expulsion from the ruling Unity Party and allegation that she rigged the October 10, 2017 elections...

UP Fall in Lofa: What Went Wrong?

By Festus Poquie The political season that will eventual lead to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s replacement at the helm has arrived with worrying sign for the ruling Unity Party. Lofa County, which  has so far...

Ghost Payment? US Auditors Question US$1.5m Ebola Burial team Fund

By Festus Poquie The United States government audit of selected Ebola response activities, which USAID and its partner – Global Communities managed and implemented shows money intended for burial team could have landed in wrong...

‘Great Man of Integrity’ -Trump’s Spiritual Adviser Backs Boakai for President

With barely 12 days to elections day, United States President Donald Trump’s Spiritual confidante Paula White has endorsed Vice President Joseph Boakai to win the scheduled October 10, votes. Pastor White is Trump’s closest religious...