UP Partisans Resist Chairman’s Arrest

  Angry Unity Party (UP) partisans Monday prevented the arrest of their party’s National Chairman, Cllr. Varney Sherman indicted on bribery charges following a Global Witness report that he distributed over US$950,000 to key government...

US Universities Endorse Boakai’s Education Plan for Liberia

The Vice President of Liberia and Standard Bearer of the Unity Party, Joseph Nyuma Boakai, has never minced words on his grandiose plans to rebuild and modernize the education and health sectors of Liberia...

Out! Code of Conduct Strikes Several Representatives, Presidential Candidates Down

Amidst defiance, protest and cries, it has become clear that the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the National Code of Conduct as constitutional is being respected to the extent that the National Elections Commission has...

Power Vacuum -President, Veep, Speaker, Pro tempore Out

By Festus Poquie Top four elected government officials including President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Vice President Joseph Boakai are all out of the country at the same time in known and unknown destinations. House Speaker Alex...

Bribery Scandal -. Sherman Says Yes But No; Tyler’s Men Oppose Probe

Senator Varney Sherman, the presumptive kingpin in the fresh bribery scandal rocking the Sirleaf administration says not even a death sentence will make him disclose what he did for a foreign company accused of...

The ‘Dear Son’ Who Destroyed Liberia’s Economy

In barely 64 days, 79-year-old Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will leave office at the behest of the constitution after 12 years at the helm of the country. Sometime around January 18, 2018, she would take a...

Decade Failure: Report Card for Ellen’s First 10 Years in Office

This January President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is expected to observe her 10th anniversary as leader of Africa’s oldest independent republic. She was elected in 2005 following the end of the country’s brutal bush war. She...

Land Commission Ends in Tears & ‘Graft’

By Festus Poquie   The Land Commission’s  legal life span his finally expired, shutting down operations and leaving behind alarming financial liabilities rooted in apparent poor management and corruption. Established via an Act of the Legislature on...

Nation in Crisis

Nation in Crisis: Ex Auditor General Wants Media Dismantle Corrupt Democracy Liberia is a country stuck in hell, with a corrupt democracy that does not afford economic freedom and opportunities for its citizens but a...

Money Wrappers Brumskine-Karnwea US$1.4million Fishy Deal Faces Senate Probe

The Liberian Senate is investigating the payment of US$1.4million social security fund to a company with link to the leader and deputy leader of the opposition Liberty Party. Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine and his running...