UP Partisans Resist Chairman’s Arrest

  Angry Unity Party (UP) partisans Monday prevented the arrest of their party’s National Chairman, Cllr. Varney Sherman indicted on bribery charges following a Global Witness report that he distributed over US$950,000 to key government...

Sherman’s Bank Accounts Subpoenaed!

The panel of public prosecutors have issued a write of subpoena via the court on the bank accounts of Senator Verney Sherman the presumptive mastermind in the close to one million United States Dollars...

Big Boy 1, Big Boy 2 ‘Uncovered’

A New Democrat investigation to unravel the mystery payees, “Bigboy 1” and “Bigboy2”,  mentioned in Global Witness’s report of bribery involving Liberian officials and the UK based Sable Mining, has pointed to the assemblage...

‘Fight Government Rogues’ -US Envoy Urges Liberians

A visiting American diplomat has rallied Liberians to resent and stand against individuals and politicians stealing the nation’s wealth and rendering them poor. US Under Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield...

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...

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...

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...