Meltdown: US$2.6bn Iron Ore Company Crash

By Varney M. Kamara The multi-billion dollar Chinese owned iron ore mining company, China Union Investment has confirmed an unspecified “huge” financial loss, causing it to halt operation. More than 300 Chinese working on the Company’s...

Inside Urey’s ‘Presidency’

By Festus Poquie and Varney M. Kamara 2017 is a two years distance but the political season is opened and some candidates are now rolling out their presidential platform. This time, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is...

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...

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...

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...

Chinese Peacekeepers Lauded

A senior UN peacekeeping official on Thursday commended China's peacekeeping efforts in sustaining peace and stability in Liberia, saying Chinese peacekeepers are "very professional and well-disciplined." "I would give nine of ten or maybe ten...

Cash Crisis – Land Commission Crumbles

By Festus Poquie Another vital government agency is at a verge of collapse due to a serious financial crisis that has led to several of its staff being layoff an d normal operation grounded. The land commission...

NOCAL Aftermath – Oil Officials Nipped the Poor

Thousands of Liberians could have been lifted from poverty had revenue accrued from the commercial activities of the now dead National Oil Company of Liberia,  prudently used for socio-economic development programs and projects. NOCAL   from...

Disloyalty and Dismissal

Disloyalty and Dismissal Here Comes The Iron In the Lady By A.Abbas Dulleh With less than two years to exit, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is taking harsh measures intended to cleanse her government but the dismissal of her...