TOWARDS A VIBRANT CYBERLAW IN LIBERIA-THROUGH THE LAWRENCE LESSIG’S MODEL OF CYBERSPACE GOVERNANCE AND...

By Mory D.A Sumaworo Two years ago, in 2016, Liberia’s internet infrastructure was brought to a grinding halt after it was attacked by hackers which led to the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) in the...

African Journalists Urged to Act Against Hate Speech, Fake News

To promote ethical and professional journalism in Africa, media leaders and influencers on the continent during the weekend challenged the media to take steps to address issues of hate speech in media ahead of...

Bold Ideas that Could Help Develop Liberia Fast – Educationand,Economic, andEmployment Opportunities (the 3Es)

“No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.”- Brad Henry Background There have been...

No Aid For Big Salary Nation

Liberians here and around the world have launched a campaign to petition the global aid community to halt financial assistance to the Liberian government unless its elected and top appointed officials salaries and benefits...

‘Monrovia Is Village Without Rules’ -General Broh

The director general of the General Services Agency (GSA) Mary Broh told new Democrat that Monrovia is a village with too many cars without rules. She has being retrieving government owned vehicles from appointed public...

How A Liberian Became A Mayor In The US

In a year of anti-refugee sentiment in many corners of the world (and especially in the U.S.), one former refugee and first-time candidate ran for office — and won. Twenty-three years before Wilmot Collins became...

President Sirleaf : Media Talking So Much Trash

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in her last few weeks in office has launched a strings of attack on journalists, claiming the Liberia media, mainly radio talk so much trash instead of airing news about...

Justice & Arrogance: Rest In Peace, Harry Greaves

By Festus Poquie President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and her officials are demonstrating an unacceptable level of arrogance rooted in share insensitivity not only for the dead but humanity. They hired and transported into the country an...

Dollar Democracy and the Politics of Fear

By Festus Poquie The opposition Liberty Party has made a troubling proposal that when implemented will steal democracy from the poor, murder it and surrender the nation-state to the economic and political elites and effectively...

Reform Failure

By Festus Poquie Following more than a decade in office President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is witnessing the crashing of several governance and economic reform programs and policies adopted in post conflict Liberia. Since 2004, with the assistance...