More Companies Linked to Scandal

The public inquiry Into the Global Witness bribery report has identified new companies and institutions that may have links to the scandal. Western Clusters, Delta Mining Consolidated (Pty) Ltd and West Africa Exploration are the...

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...

New Ruling in Hage Estate Case

  The assigned Judge of the Monthly and Probate Court of Montserrado County, Judge Eva Mappy-Morgan has ruled that the first Liberian daughter of the late Milad R. Hage, Nohad Hage Mensah  as one of...

Sherman’s Bank Accounts Subpoenaed!

The panel of public prosecutors have issued a write of subpoena via the court on the bank accounts of Senator Verney Sherman the presumptive mastermind in the close to one million United States Dollars...

Big Boy 1, Big Boy 2 ‘Uncovered’

A New Democrat investigation to unravel the mystery payees, “Bigboy 1” and “Bigboy2”,  mentioned in Global Witness’s report of bribery involving Liberian officials and the UK based Sable Mining, has pointed to the assemblage...

‘Fight Government Rogues’ -US Envoy Urges Liberians

A visiting American diplomat has rallied Liberians to resent and stand against individuals and politicians stealing the nation’s wealth and rendering them poor. US Under Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield...

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...

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...

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...

Torture Victim or Beggar?

  Firebrand activists Vandalark R. Patricks making what appears to be a torture allegation has offered an emotional apology to President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, telling her that he is not a rude kid. Patricks is facing sedition...