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...

Recipe For Chaos

Liberia Risks Resurgence of Social Conflict An international land rights group said Liberia risks a resurgence of social conflict unless the country’s legislature approves a Land Rights Act that is moving through the parliament. The group...

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...

Africa Needs Boakai for President- South African Minister

A top official of the South African National Congress (ANC) has praised Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai’s statesmanship, saying Africa needs great men and women like him to improve and build the continent. Dr. Edna...

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...

Vote-rich Nimba Falls to Boakai

Vice President Joseph Boakai’s presidential bid received a significant boost Saturday when Liberia’s second -most populated county- Nimba joined the increasing list of counties and regions backing his campaign for president. Several thousands people...

Nimba Citizens Raise L$110,000 to Help ‘Chosen’ Representative Defend Win

Nimba County District #7, residents have raised a little over &110,000.00 Liberia dollar to support Representative-elect Roger Domah whose win is being challenged at the Supreme Court. The National Elections Commission...

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...

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...

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...