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Author: Contributing Writer
DISTURBING REPORTS of politically-related violence in Lofa’s first district last Friday that led to the loss of lives has cast a dark pall over the 2023 presidential and legislative elections. RECKLESS, DESPERATE, and increasingly disdainful of the law as some officials from both the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) and the opposition Unity Party (UP) have accused each other of inciting the violence that took place in Foya, the district headquarters. JEFFERSON KOIJEE, Secretary General of the CDC, condemned the death of CDC partisans whom he claimed were loyal members of the party. “WHILE EXECUTING THEIR depraved and devilish…
This Commentary is encouraging people to Stay Home on October 10, 2023 after they vote. This Stay Home action is important because it Saves Lives. The main work that Our Creator has given us is to Save Lives. The Saving of Lives is important in Liberia where the main societal problem of longstanding and widespread poverty has become the pretext for violence, that, at times, takes on the forms of coup d’etat and civil war, both of which have been experienced by the people of Liberia. Witness the recent coup d’etats in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, La Cote d’Ivoire,…
Days or even up to the moment President George Manneh Weah and team departed Monrovia for Lofa County on the continuing CDC’s campaign trail, there were heated discussions across the public space.
In a world where information flows faster than ever before, the role of the media and its power in shaping public opinion and influencing political landscapes cannot be underestimated. Recent statements by the United States, announcing visa restrictions for individuals undermining democracy in Liberia, should serve as a stark reminder that the media, too, has a critical role to play in safeguarding the integrity of elections and the democratic process. In this opinion piece, I am arguing, as a media practitioner myself and an instructor, that media institutions and individual journalists are not exempt from the tentacles of the US-announced…
MONROVIA – In the buildup to Liberia’s Presidential and Legislative elections, politicians and their supporters are employing different strategies to sway voters. One of such person is Martin K.N Kollie – a former student leader and now Chair on Research and Rapid Respond of the Unity Party campaign team.
Monrovia – In a strategic move aimed at bolstering revenue growth and fostering cooperation, the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has extended its tax education and awareness to the National Rice Federation of Liberia (NRFL).
Monrovia – With just twelve days left until Liberia’s Presidential and general elections, the nation’s Supreme Court has scheduled arguments for all crucial election cases on Thursday, September 28, 2023.
MARGIBI – Local communities near Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC) in Margibi County are seemingly winning a case of ‘land grab’ and ‘gross human rights violations’ brought against SRC; as its parent company, Bollore Group has been blacklisted by Switzerland’s largest public pension funds.
Monrovia – In a significant development for Liberian basketball, Rufus Anderson has been officially reinstated as the President of the Liberia Basketball Association (LBA). The reinstatement took place during a ceremony held on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at the open-air sports commission located on Broad Street.
Joseph Boakai at the Unity Party rally September 17th. Credit: LIB-Online TV. MONROVIA, Liberia—With just weeks to the presidential election, pundits say Joseph Boakai, standard-bearer of the Unity Party (UP), presents a serious threat to George Weah, the incumbent president. Without opinion polling, that is impossible to confirm but they say Boakai’s name recognition and long experience in government make him a likely choice for many voters frustrated with the corruption-ridden Weah administration.