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The Last Thing Lawmakers Must Do – The Masses Are Watching Ahead of 2017 Election

The Last Thing Lawmakers Must Do – The Masses Are Watching Ahead of 2017 Election

By Martin K. N. Kollie            Why give a 30-year tax holiday or tax break to a Lebanese hotel – the Farmington Hotel owned by Lebanese businessman George E. Abijaoudi when no Liberian-owned hotel has even received a tax holiday for 1 year or even 6 months? Why go into a US$59.5 million Pre-Financing Loan […]

The Illusion of The French Elections

The Illusion of The French Elections

By Isodoros Karderinis              The election of the Europeanist Macron, who is a real child of the banking system and of the forces of globalization, to the presidency of France has prevented, on the one hand, the automatic activation of the decomposing procedures of a European Union that is under the German control and has […]

UPP's MacDonald Wento’s “Christian Nation” Call is not Leadership; It’s called Religious Bigotry

UPP’s MacDonald Wento’s “Christian Nation” Call is not Leadership; It’s called Religious Bigotry

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh       If you don’t know by now, one MacDonald A. Wento is the new political leader of the United People’s Party (UPP). Mr. Wento is also running for President of Liberia on his party’s ticket in this year’s election. The standard operating political procedure in Liberian politics for a new member who […]

What’s Wrong with Liberian Politics and the 2017 Presidential Candidates?

What’s Wrong with Liberian Politics and the 2017 Presidential Candidates?

   By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         I am sick of politics – Liberian politics for that matter.  Liberian politics is not only sickening and inferior, it is irritating and lacking substance. Except for the tabloid-like coverage of the presidential candidates from the dominant FrontPageAfrica, there are no debates between the presidential candidates, and there are no hard-hitting, […]

Where are the Legislative delegation from Southeastern Liberia? Missing in Action?

Where are the Legislative delegation from Southeastern Liberia? Missing in Action?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh       Bong and Nimba counties and other neighboring counties near Monrovia are lucky to be in their geographic location. At least, they get to have presidential visits and ministerial retreats and government projects such as hospitals and colleges. If you are southeastern counties named Sinoe, River Gee, Grand Kru, Maryland and Grand […]

RIVER GEE COUNTY DEVELOPMENT FUND’S AUDIT REPORT AND SENATOR CONMANY WESSEH’S GRADA

RIVER GEE COUNTY DEVELOPMENT FUND’S AUDIT REPORT AND SENATOR CONMANY WESSEH’S GRADA

                               River Gee Redemption Movement     This memo goes to all citizens of River Gee County. The River Gee Redemption Movement which is a cross-sections of River Gee County Citizens, is pleased to inform every citizens of our county irrespective of where they live that Senator Conmany Wesseh is being officially invited to dialogue with […]

The Tragedy of Liberian Media

The Tragedy of Liberian Media

By Martin K. N. Kollie                         Former U.S. Senator, Christopher Dodd once said: “When the public’s right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered.” The media in Liberia remains an integral and indispensable embodiment of […]

Where is our moral outrage when George Weah, Prince Johnson and other Liberian politicians violate us and betray our trust?

Where is our moral outrage when George Weah, Prince Johnson and other Liberian politicians violate us and betray our trust?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         George Manneh Weah, the celebrated former football star, Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) hero, Montserrado County Senator and perennial presidential candidate, made a startling revelation recently when he told the Liberian people that he spoke with the disgraced killer, con man and mastermind of the Liberian civil war, Charles Taylor, who […]

Open Letter To Inspector General Gregory Coleman of Liberia National Police

Open Letter To Inspector General Gregory Coleman of Liberia National Police

By Martin K. N. Kollie                Dear Col. Coleman: With a deep sense of solidarity and empathy for an enterprising young lady who fell prey to police brutality in January of this year, I am overly constrained to pen this open letter to your office. Since your appointment and confirmation as Inspector General in line […]

Liberian poets assemble for Monrovia 2.0 this weekend in Monrovia

Liberian poets assemble for Monrovia 2.0 this weekend in Monrovia

By Ralph Geeplay                         Monrovia will come alive this weekend when the much anticipated and expected poetry reading takes place on the Congo Town Back Road, behind the Ministry of Health, and right opposite the Chinese Restaurant. Liberian writer and poetry enthusiast Forte Otheniel, who is headlining the event, says some of Liberia’s finest writers […]