Still In Charge

President George Weah has admitted to former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s influencing role in his government as speculated and predicted by political opponents and analysts during the 2017 elections. The ex president’s loyalists are controlling...

‘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...

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...

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...

Disgraced!

The ruling Unity Party has expelled President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for “sabotage and undermining the party’s the 2017 presidential campaign. The vote to expel Johnson Sirleaf and three other party officials including the Secretary General...

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...

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...

Hoping Times- Weah Under Pressure To Deliver

Now that George Weah has emphatically won Liberia's presidency, an even more daunting task awaits: delivering tangible benefits to expectant supporters in the face of a gutted economy and waning donor support. Weah was...