Experimentation vs. Exploitation: Is Liberia A Garbage Garage?

Written on:March 27, 2015
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By Martin K. N. Kollie, MONROVIA

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The rights of our people are again violated and trampled upon through a well-organized scheme of international conspiracy. The high-rate of illiteracy, ignorance, and gullibility in our society has been taken advantage off once more. We know what is unfolding behind the scenes. Our people have been overlooked and humiliated again due to acute deprivation and destitution. Poverty has made them choiceless, defenseless, helpless and powerless. Nothing seems more important to them right now other than survival, even if their livelihood is endangered. Hardship is leading them into an abyss of misery and mediocrity.  Read more…

Big Blow to Fight Against Corruption In Liberia

Written on:March 27, 2015
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By Martin K. N. Kollie, MONROVIA The mystifying death of Cllr. Michael N. Allison is panicking and scaring for our emerging democracy after going through a dark era of vindictiveness, cruelty, butchery and despotic execution of innocent lives. His sudden demise is creating serious apprehension among Liberians far and near. I have been pondering over this atrocious incident since its occurrence, and I am yet to unknot my skepticism about…

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Displacement of President Sirleaf Last Month Deliberate: Ultimatum to Renovate Executive Mansion of Liberia

Written on:March 27, 2015
Executive Mansion Building in Monrovia

By Martin K. N. Kollie,MONROVIA The Executive Mansion is the official home of the Liberian Presidency. Two thousand workers and 150 foreign technicians built it in 1964 under the administration of President William Vacanarat Shadrach Tubman. The eight-storey Executive Mansion building, which costs US$20 million, has an atomic-bomb shelter, an underground swimming pool, a private chapel, a trophy room, a cinema, an emergency power plant, water supply and sewage system,…

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Military of Infancy: Does Liberia Really Have Army?

Written on:March 27, 2015
During training session in Liberia,Liberian army gears towards peace.Photo from Liberia's Executive mansion

By Martin K. N. Kollie,MONROVIA Honoring Major General Suraj Alao Abdurrahman History has taught us never to forget about our fallen heroes and heroines whose compassionate contribution to mankind is incredibly distinct. Whenever we fail to pay courtesy to deserving statesmen and outstanding global actors who are worthy of public admiration, we pierce our own consciences with sharp instruments of ingratitude and immodesty. We become no different from a vicious…

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Ebola-Induced Ban on Soccer Matches Lifted in Liberia

Written on:January 12, 2015
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Monrovia,Liberia A seven-month ban of all soccer matches imposed by the Liberian Football Association (LFA) has been lifted,according to YahooSports.

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Liberian Government Investigates Reports of Fighting Near Its Border

Written on:January 12, 2015
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Monrovia,Liberia The Sirleaf administration says it’s investigating new reports of fighting near its border with Ivory Coast.

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A Liberian’s Case for Government to Subsidize Private and Public Institutions

Written on:January 8, 2015
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President Sirleaf : Signing National Budget into Law

By Martin K. N. Kollie,Monrovia Liberia as Africa’s oldest independent nation is yet to rise above the devastating manacles of poverty, ignorance, and disease. The country has been through series of unpleasant incidents.

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George Weah Takes Early Lead in Senate Race

Written on:December 24, 2014
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    Minneapolis,Minn Media reports emanating from Liberia’s capital Monrovia say former soccer star George Weah has taken early lead in the Senate race for Montserrado County.

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New International Guidelines Address Insidious Gap in Protecting Education During War

Written on:December 20, 2014
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Human Rights Watch, Geneva Government armed forces and non-state armed groups should refrain from using education facilities for military purposes in accordance with the new Guidelines for Protecting Schools and Universities from Military Use during Armed Conflict, unveiled this week  at the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Switzerland, said the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA).

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UN Secretary General Says Governing Body Committed to Support Liberia

Written on:December 20, 2014
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UN Secretary General Mr. Ban and President Sirleaf a small tete-a-tete on Friday, December 19, 2014. Photo Credit: Adama B. Thompson / Executive Mansion

Executive Mansion, Monrovia The United Nations Secretary General says the world body is committed to standing with Liberia in the face of the threat against the Ebola virus disease. “We will be with you until this outbreak is under control and the country has recovered,” he said.

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