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...

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...

Parker Weeps in US$800,000 Theft Case

The criminal trial of ex-National Port Authority Managing Director Madam Matilda Parker resumed Tuesday with the defendant weeping in open court. Parker and comptroller Christina Paley who are relying on a temporary bond value at...

Depression or Corruption?

Revenue outlook for the first quarter of the current fiscal year has cast doubt over official explanation that the unfolding economic crisis in Liberia is due to global commodity price fall and the Chinese...

‘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...

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...

Flogging for Corrupt Officials

Liberians seem to reach a consensus that there is alarming rate of corruption in their country but the disagreement has been focus on the method to curb the menace. Transparency International in its latest...

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...