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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

Vote Meddling – Amara Konneh Contacted, Convicted US Drug Lord to Transport Extra...

Troubling revelation continues to unfold regarding roles played by well-connected people aimed at influencing the outcome of the Oct. 10 presidential and legislative elections. Although the Supreme Court of Liberia has ruled that evidence presented...

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...