A National Dialogue on Liberia’s State of Affairs Is Good News

INFORMATION FILTERING OUT of official circles regarding plans for a national conversation on myriad vexing national issues is welcoming. It is appropriate. Though individuals involved closely with the plan are refusing to talk on the record, signals are very strong and real that such an important undertaking is sure to take place in the country. […]

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Well Done on Financial Investigations, Though the Task Not Over

AT LONG LAST, the nation is at peace after all reports on the so-called missing billions of Liberian Dollars are done and released and as all insinuations and theories about the money are anchored at some logical point. The two teams that were tasked to probe circumstances surrounding the missing money last week released their […]

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Lift the Ban on Student Politics

ON JANUARY 11, 2019, the administration of the University of Liberia (UL) announced the banning all student political activities on the UL campus. The action apparently resulted from political militancy engendered by an intraparty divide between pro-government and anti-government factions of the Student Unification Party (SUP). THE MEASURE AFFECTS political/solidarity marches and political gatherings. It […]

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EDITORIAL -2018 Honorees

Service Provokes Honor -A Message for 2018 Personalities AS A MEANS of provoking motivation in performance in a society, it has become a media norm to honor, at the end of the year, those whose works impacted society in the overall integrated system both public and private sectors.  Consistent with this tradition, the management and staff […]

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Our Compliments and Admonitions of the Seasons

INDEED, THE FEVER of the festive season is in the air and no doubt the nation is joining many across the world to celebrate Christmas and the New Year. All might be not rosy here at home and all might not be bad. The nation, our motherland, is peaceful and stable, creating the environment in […]

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Weah’s Slippery Slope Bill

RECENTLY, THE Weah Administration submitted a 4-point bill to the House of Representatives. The bill seeks to strengthen Executive control over pivotal institutions of government hitherto set aside by law to operate independent of partisan influence and political gamesmanship. Put succinctly, the bill seeks to prohibit the tenure security of public officials within the Executive […]

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Thumbs-up to a Golden Milestone

LIBERIA IS CURRENTLY going through a political transition, and like most normal transitions, it is not spared of the revels, angst amidst hopes, and the dissatisfaction that often come with change of guards, of policies, and of trajectories. There is hardly anything these days that does not arouse high passion and disagreement – that does […]

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