Liberia Sinks in Debt

By Festus Poquie The economic and financial situation in Liberia is becoming worrisome as the country appears to have gone out of cash and its growing public debt stock  serving as hindrance to acquiring new...

UN: Liberia Pushes for Woman SG

By Festus Poquie This Year’s national orator for World Women Day celebration in Liberia has called for global effort to redefine the status of women by encouraging their participation in making decision that shift the...

Muslims Threaten Breakaway Country

By Varney M. Kamara Islamic leaders and followers in the country have taken their rhetoric against the problematic proposal seeking Christianity as a state religion to a new high with vows of secession and threat...

Money Crisis: Ellen Following Adolph Hitler

By Festus Poquie supply is likened to 19th century German dictator Adolph Hitler’s economic idea that favors the printing of more currency to finance government. Johnson-Sirleaf has asked legislators to approve the printing of new banknotes...

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...

No Apology! Ellen Defends 10-Year Record

By Festus Poquie In the face of bitter accusations from critics that her administration has done little to improve the living conditions of Liberians, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Monday used her 11th State of the Nation...

‘Dream’ Ticket Killed? Money, Greed Separating Weah, Brumskine Again

By Festus Poquie Negotiation aimed at building a consolidated force against the ruling Unity party to avoid a 24-year rule of a single political hegemony in 21st century Liberia, appears to have collapsed. The opposition Liberty...

Mansions in Poverty – Fear grips officials amidst widening income gap, pathetic living condition

By Festus Poquie With more than 80% of Liberia’s 4.5 million population living in extreme poverty, the country’s political elites cannot help but to put on display wealth accrued in public office. The situation is becoming...

Confirmed: No Integrity in Bility

The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has judicially confirmed that Musa Hassan Bility, the President of the Liberia Football Association does not have the required integrity to lead world football. The Election Committee of...

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...