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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

World Bank, IMF Okay ETON $536million Loan – Tweah

Liberian authorities Thursday held talks in Monrovia with Eton Finance Pte Ltd. to conclude financial and technical details of the proposed $536 million loan agreement. The discussion will continue today at the Ministry of Public...

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...