‘War Crimes Court A Must’

A top civil society activist says civil society organizations in Liberia are resolved on pushing both locally and at the international level to ensure that a War crimes court is set up to prosecute...

US Closer to Electing First African Refugee in Congress

  The foundation of Democrat Ilhan Omar’s historic primary election win to represent Minnesota’s 5th District in the U.S. Congress was built on a simple campaign message. “I am a millennial with student debt,” the 35-year-old...

NAMBO: Parties Must Respect CoC Law

The National Movement to Support Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai candidacy (NAMBO) has registered its position to stand by the Code of Conduct (CoC) for government employees and public officials and has called on...

‘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...

Sierra Leone Probes Post Election Violence

Efforts to reconcile the newly elected Sierra Leone president, Julius Maada Bio and losing candidate Samura Kamara intensified over the weekend, amidst reports of clashes between the two main political parties. On Saturday, members of...

Whirling the ‘Feminist Power’

The ascendency of Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the pinnacle of political authority in Liberia gave many the impressions that women had finally been rescued from the marginalization they faced in the governance of the...

Finally! It’s Boakai-Nuquay for 2017 Race

Vice President Joseph Boakai Monday named 48-year-old House Speaker Emmanuel Nuquay as his running mate to contest for the presidency on October 10, this year. The ruling Unity Party presidential nominee told the nation his...

Campaign Gears Up

Liberia is about a month away from what many hope will be the country’s first peaceful, democratic handover of power in decades. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has led the country since the elections in 2005,...

Denied – Ellen Must Face Boakai, Paye & Sharman in fight for UP Return

National Election Commission’s Chief dispute hearing officer Cllr. Munah S. Ville has dismissed and denied lawsuit filed by former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and other expelled executives of the Unity Party because they did...

‘Pro-Poor’ Salary More Than Ellen’s Payroll

The Coalition for Democratic Change- led government has proposed a $9.4million United States dollar increase in government’s wage bill for the remaining five months of the 2017/18 fiscal budget ending June 30. Recasting the budget...