Liberia: Code of Conduct setting the stage for conflict

Written on:March 11, 2017
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The Francis Kporkpor Bench

We believe many people have seen or heard of the letter written by Albert Porte, the veteran writer and constitutional analyst, to Head of State Samuel K. Doe in 1983. In that letter, Mr. Porte told the Master Sergeant, who had led the bloody military coup d’état overthrowing the Tolbert government in April 1980, that it was becoming increasingly clear to most people that Doe intended to run for president in 1985.

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Africa: Brunel Poetry Prize name shortlists candidates tomorrow

Written on:March 5, 2017
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Main Pic : Warsan Shire, first winner of the Prize in 2013

The 2017 international Brunel poetry prize shortlists will be announced tomorrow March 6th 2017. The Brunel prize for poetry is the African poetry prize that spots new talents every year on the African continent and the diaspora, and is composed of several eminent luminary poets drawn from across the globe. According to the site “The winner,” will be “announced  on May 2nd 2017. The Brunel International African Poetry Prize is a major annual poetry prize of £3000 aimed at…

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Liberia: MOVEE challenged results, 800 invalid Votes contested

Written on:March 4, 2017
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Liberia 2017 Elections Candidate

The National Elections Commission (NEC) says it is withholding the certificate of the winner of the just ended Lofa County District # 1 By-Election, pending the disposal of a protest filed by the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE).

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Liberian deplores xenophobic attacks in South Africa

Written on:February 26, 2017
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The Editor My Thought on the Recent South Africans’ Brutalities/Murders of Fellow Africans

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Liberia: nation will not fall for the usual “free and fair” election, 2017

Written on:February 23, 2017
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Elections Commission Liberia

Liberia’s 2017 Election: Not Only Be Free And Fair, But Also Transparent Days and hours leading to and after the July 19, 1997 Liberia special election that ushered in the mis-rule of Charles Ghankay Taylor, were filled with news of widespread cheating, such as 250 ballot boxes with no tally sheets in the possession of the Charles Taylor-led NPFL-NPP operatives, the crashing of a Cessna helicopter in the Lofa forest…

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Liberia student leader Woart encamps with opposition Movee

Written on:February 22, 2017
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Liberia 2017 Elections Candidate

The political leader of the opposition Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dr. J. Mills Jones, told a jubilant crowd of students Friday that Liberians should revise the refrain in the national anthem that speaks about a ‘race benighted’ and replace it with ‘a race ready for accomplishment and development. Dr. Jones made the statement after the president emeritus of the University of Liberia, Daniel T. Woart, and others declared their…

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Africa: Why are black South Africans so hateful?

Written on:February 21, 2017
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President Zuma

  aljazeera—Members of Nigeria’s community in South Africa have raised concerns over renewed anti-immigrant violence, appealing to authorities to intervene before the situation gets out of control. Nigeria’s presidency on Monday called the South African government to step in to stop what it said were “xenophobic attacks” following recent reports of violence against Nigerians and other nationals in the capital, Pretoria.

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Fake Custom Broker Arrested In Liberia

Written on:February 17, 2017
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Liberian diplomat Moses Gray

(Monrovia, 12 February 2017):  A fake custom broker, Edwin V. Barclay, a resident of Barnersville Road who identifies himself as a Member of the Custom Brokers Association of Liberia was arrested by two officers of Liberia National Police on Wednesday morning at about 8:45 on Gurley Street adjacent the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, following a criminal complaints against him. Barclay who is in his late 40s, and stands at about Five…

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I am ready to lead Liberia, says Jones elected Standard Bearer

Written on:February 13, 2017
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MOVEE standard bearer Mills Jones

The former Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Dr. Joseph Mills Jones, has called on patriotic citizens to give him a chance to rule the country as president, asking them to vote for him in the 2017 presidential and representative elections. Dr. Jones made the appeal over the weekend in Gbarpolu County, when he was officially elected on a white ballot as the standard bearer of the…

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Alex Cummings To Liberians, We Can Do It

Written on:February 13, 2017
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Alex Tyler ANC Liberia

  It is an accurate assessment for anyone to make and conclude that past and present Liberian governments along with the politicians who ran them have always fallen short when it came to helping the country and the Liberian people. And many of the opposition politicians lack the capacity to consistently hold the government politicians’ feet to the fire until election time comes around. Then run campaigns of pity for…

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