‘Pro-poor’ Cabinet

On Saturday, January 27, President George Manneh Weah released his second set of appointments in government, featuring several young professional and politicians with humble background. They are expected to help the President achieve his pro-poor...

I’m Not Qualified Weah’s Foreign Minister Confesses

Foreign Minister designate Gbehnzogar Findley told members of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Wednesday he has no experience in the filed of foreign policy to contribute to President George Weah's pro-poor...

Unfit Players On Weah’s Starting ‘11’

President George Weah’s strong words on corruption is facing serious test as he forms his cabinet. Hours after his historic inauguration as the country’s 24th President Weah named his first set of officials, retaining five...

I Won’t Let You Down

President George Weah has promised to reduce income inequality, end corruption and invest in agriculture, infrastructure and human capital as he kick starts the execution of his hope agenda. Taking the oath of office as...

End of Era -Patriot, Rebel, President

Elected in 2005 and 2011 as Liberia and Africa’s first democratically elected President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf more than four decades public service would come to a close at noon on Monday, January 22 following...

Subdued! -Ellen Fights to Rescue Damaged Legacy

Departing President Ellen Johnson is no doubt experiencing the most troubled moment of her political career as she struggles to repair her damaged image as a traitor. The ruling Unity Party on Jan. 13, expelled...

Weah’s Strike Ends Ellen-CDC Marriage

Facing humiliation from her ruling Unity Party, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf appears to be the biggest loser in the 2017 presidential elections as the political deal connecting her to the Coalition for Democratic Change...

Experts Hold Weah To Education, Job in Tackling Country’s Problem

Just two weeks after Liberia’s runoff election where the country realized its first democratic transfer of power, and 12 years after boasting the election of Africa’s first female president, experts say the country must...

Lawmakers Soliciting Money From Business People For Weah’s Inauguration

The House’s committee on Elections and Inauguration has circulated letters across the business community in Liberia begging for financial contribution to undertake the inauguration of President-elect George Weah. On January 22, Weah will be installed...

Weah’s Starting 11 VS. Corruption All Stars, 11% Inflation, 24% Currency Depreciation

Johnson Sirleaf is leaving office criticized for doing little to improve the living conditions of the country’s poor. Increased bilateral and commercial debt, uncontrolled corruption, poor health and education systems, double digit inflation and...