UP Fall in Lofa: What Went Wrong?

By Festus Poquie The political season that will eventual lead to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s replacement at the helm has arrived with worrying sign for the ruling Unity Party. Lofa County, which  has so far...

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...

Modern Language Wars, PHP vs Python vs Ruby

The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian Bailey. It was such a surreal moment cried she admitted. The...

Out! Code of Conduct Strikes Several Representatives, Presidential Candidates Down

Amidst defiance, protest and cries, it has become clear that the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the National Code of Conduct as constitutional is being respected to the extent that the National Elections Commission has...

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...

Power Vacuum -President, Veep, Speaker, Pro tempore Out

By Festus Poquie Top four elected government officials including President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Vice President Joseph Boakai are all out of the country at the same time in known and unknown destinations. House Speaker Alex...

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...

Decade Failure: Report Card for Ellen’s First 10 Years in Office

This January President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is expected to observe her 10th anniversary as leader of Africa’s oldest independent republic. She was elected in 2005 following the end of the country’s brutal bush war. She...

Nation in Crisis

Nation in Crisis: Ex Auditor General Wants Media Dismantle Corrupt Democracy Liberia is a country stuck in hell, with a corrupt democracy that does not afford economic freedom and opportunities for its citizens but a...

Money Wrappers Brumskine-Karnwea US$1.4million Fishy Deal Faces Senate Probe

The Liberian Senate is investigating the payment of US$1.4million social security fund to a company with link to the leader and deputy leader of the opposition Liberty Party. Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine and his running...