‘No Prospect For Victory’

New Democrat understands that a respected West African political and election strategist credited for Current Ghanaian and Nigerian Presidents’ electoral success has told the opposition Liberty Party (LP) that its presidential nominee Cllr. Charles...

Government’s Dark Heart: How the ‘Big Boys’ Committed the US$950K ‘Bribery’

By Festus Poquie Top sitting government officials, a foreign company and a Liberian businessman are now facing justice for designing and executing a grand ‘criminal strategy” to enrich themselves and defraud the nation and its...

Power Behind the Lady: President’s Sister Enters Parker Trial

By Festus Poquie and Peter N. Toby The criminal trial of ex National Port Authority Managing Director Matilda Parker has taken a more political dimension with the President’s ‘powerful’ sister appearing in court in support...

PYJ in $2million Deal

PYJ in $2million Deal For Boakai Running Mate Vice President Joseph Boakai’s hunt for a running mate in vote rich Nimba County appears to be experiencing hitches with Senator Prince Y. Johnson reportedly demanding US$2million for...

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...

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...

PYJ: Gov’t Will Cheat in the 2017 ELelection

Preacher-cum-Politician, Nimba County Senator, Prince Y. Johnson, has described America’s newly elected President Donald Trump as a God chosen leader who has come to redeem America and effect change in the world. “The American people...

Testing Moment S/Court Hears First Code of Conduct Case After Yes Ruling

The Supreme Court of Liberia is hearing its first Code of Conduct case, four months after upholding the law constitutionality. On Tuesday, the Court issued a writ of prohibition on the National Election Commission...

Sherman Under Siege

Riot Police in Monrovia yesterday lay siege to the residence of Grand Cape Mount County Senator Cllr. Varney Sherman in an attempt to effect an arrest for his alleged involvement in a bribery scandal...

From Obscurity to Favorite: How Joseph Boakai Has Transformed The Unity Party into...

He has been a relatively unknown figure in the government of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for nearly ten years. He has played the role of a Vice President to the letter: loyal, quiet, dutiful,...