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Liberia Rape Law In the Female-led Government: How Did Liberian Women Benefit?

Liberia Rape Law In the Female-led Government: How Did Liberian Women Benefit?

By P. Nimely-Sie Tuon              Within days, the presidency of Liberia’s first woman president will officially come to an end, and many are wondering and maybe anxiously waiting as to how observers, particularly historians, will rate the presidency of Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. As compared to her male counterparts, the Sirleaf presidency […]

What Was Meant for Evil, God Uses for Good

What Was Meant for Evil, God Uses for Good

By Elder Siahyonkron Nyanseor            President-elect George Manneh Weah, please accept my warmest congratulations on your victory as the 25th President of the Republic of Liberia, and best wishes for your success as you undertake the responsibilities and challenges of our highest office. This victory is also the triumph of the […]

The Election of George Weah is a Rebuke of Kleptocracy, and an Embrace of Transformative Social Change

The Election of George Weah is a Rebuke of Kleptocracy, and an Embrace of Transformative Social Change

By Francis Nyepon         Liberia’s post-conflict democratic governance period left the people of Liberia deprived, desperate and destitute. Liberians believe that the vast resources of the country was squandered, plundered and pillaged. As a result, they rose up during the election to hold Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the Unity Party accountable, and […]

Two Bad Apples

Two Bad Apples

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         Liberians are having a field day – at least in terms of the coming of the on-and-off run-off presidential election scheduled for the 26th of December, the day after Christmas. Whether the event schedulers are right or wrong for choosing this celebratory day after, when Liberians are still […]

Reasoning Together to Move beyond Our Physical And Psychological Injuries - From My Archives

Reasoning Together to Move beyond Our Physical And Psychological Injuries – From My Archives

 FROM MY ARCHIVES – 2002   By Siahyonkron Jglay Kpa-kay Nyanseor               This article was written May 9, 2002 as a testimony to what God is able to do for you, if ONLY; you put your TRUST in Him. You are now invited to follow me on the journey […]

Charles Walker Brumskine’s not the Problem; Get Rid of the National Elections Commission

Charles Walker Brumskine’s not the Problem; Get Rid of the National Elections Commission

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh     Charles Walker Brumskine is the most hated man in Liberia today. Even though Brumskine did not “kill their pa or kill their ma” like some Liberians are known to say, he’s a dead man walking on the face of the Liberian nation for singlehandedly halting their run-off national presidential elections. […]

Open Letter to the European Union, Carter Center and the United States Embassy accredited near Monrovia

Open Letter to the European Union, Carter Center and the United States Embassy accredited near Monrovia

By Josiah Flomo Joekai        I have followed with keen interest the opinions expressed by your respective missions regarding the conduct of the October 10, 2017 Legislative and Presidential Elections, maintaining that the process was conducted in a free, fair and transparent manner. Absolutely, the independent opinion of reputable missions such as yours is […]

Could “Snap Elections” Be A Way Out As Liberians Grow Weary Of Unproductive Presidents?

Could “Snap Elections” Be A Way Out As Liberians Grow Weary Of Unproductive Presidents?

By Paul Jeebah Albert             As Liberia is about to experience a major transition, the need to make an amendment in the constitution that allows for “snap elections” to be held whenever the approval rating of the president dips, should be given some aforethought and consideration.  A myth does exist […]

Liberia's Run-off Election Conundrum and Charles Brumskine’s Manipulative Supreme Court Challenge

Liberia’s Run-off Election Conundrum and Charles Brumskine’s Manipulative Supreme Court Challenge

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh          The November 7 presidential run-off between Boakai and Weah is off, at least for now; thanks to Charles Brumskine and the Liberian Supreme Court. It is a brief setback for the country, the candidates and their ardent supporters, and a victory for Brumskine not known to shy away […]

Beware of Wolf in Sheep's Clothing:  Corrupt Elites Seeking Protection

Beware of Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Corrupt Elites Seeking Protection

 By Siahyonkron Nyanseor           In 2011, I served as Coordinator of the Supporters of the Coalition of Liberian Opposition Parties in the Diaspora (S-CLOPD). This group served as the rapid response team to counter personal, negative and media attack directed at Ambassador George Manneh Weah, Cllr. Winston A. Tubman and the […]