Welcoming President Weah’s Call to Establish a War and Economic Crimes...

At long last, President Weah has officially communicated to the National Legislature, expressing his desire and intention to establish a War and Economic Crimes...

President Mugabe’s Death And My Zimbabwe File

By D. Elwood Dunn News of the recent death at age 95 of former Zimbabwean President Robert G. Mugabe led me to my Zimbabwe file....

The Sins of a Nation: Sex Trafficking and Prostitution in Liberia

By Jerry M. Barcon According to the definition formulated by the United Nations Convention on Transnational Organized Crime, that “trafficking in persons means the recruitment,...

Stop the Wave of Xenophobic Attacks Against Black African Migrants, South...

The man who led his nation, Zimbabwe, to independence, Robert Mugabe, has been laid to rest in ceremonies befitting this hero and icon of...

Why Recruitment, Drugging of Child Soldiers, and Trade in Narcotics are...

Why recruitment, drugging of child soldiers, and trade in narcotics are human rights issues By Gabriel Wea Coleman (Freelance journalist) To understand why the trade in...

Axe Your Sacred Cows and Let The Chips Fall, Mr. President,...

That the government of President Weah is faced with growing crisis, much of which is self-inflicted, cannot be gainsaid. One of such self-inflicted woes...

Remembering President Jawara

By Dr. Amos C. Sawyer Sadness fell upon me late August when I heard of the death of Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, former President of...

Vice President Taylor’s Lawsuit Against LMA Is One Step Too Far!

Barely a month after the Supreme Court ruled as unconstitutional Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor’s suspension of officers of the Liberia Marketing Association (LMA),...

TRC Reflections Ten Years Later: Is Reconciliation without Justice Possible?

Unending accounts on the alleged atrocities committed by the self-styled General Noriega (Mark Guahn) By Gabriel Wea Coleman It has been ten years now since the...

What’s Next, Mr. President?

The Liberian nation is indeed in crisis both economic and political. On the economic front, the value of the Liberian dollar continues to plummet...

The Choice Is Yours, Mr. President!

In many respects, the just ended National Economic Dialogue bears a strong parallel to former President Charles Taylor’s Sovereign National Conference, which was called...

We Na Here To Make Justice And Accountability Lazy-No More September...

Today is September 9, 2019. It was on this date, 29 years ago, that President Samuel Kanyon Doe was captured at the Freeport of...

“The Fish Begins to Rot from Its Head”

(former President C.D. B. King) The ongoing Economic Dialogue has been well covered in the local media and has, as indications suggest, raised hopes that...

The Economic Dialogue Must Not Be Another Talk-fest! It Is Time...

Yesterday, September 4, 2019 marked an important event in the life of this government. It marked the launch of the first economic dialogue/conference to...

“Ku Belleh Finai”

(In Kpelle: 'Let us tighten our belts') From all indications, the new “Salary Harmonization Scheme” is generating great unease amongst public sector employees and for...

TRC Reflections: Ten Years Later (Part III)

“The first step towards reconciliation is the truth”. - Kristen Cibelli Since its completion and presentation to the Government of Liberia in December 2009, the...

It Is Now Time for Sober Thinking and Sober Reflection

The announcement that most Liberians have looked forward to with dread has finally been made ending weeks of speculation about a price hike in...

Johnny’s Town Murder Trial: Finally, Justice Is Done!

By National Institute for Public Opinion (NIPO) and Foundation for Community Initiatives (FCI) The Case Late last year, three young Liberian women in Johnny Town,...

Welcoming GoL’s Call for Economic Dialogue

That the Liberian economy is in dire straits is a commonly acknowledged fact. But the question is, what is being done to fix it?...

The Plight of Liberia’s Children Classified as Zogos

Are We Really a Nation of Conscience? By Edmund Zar-Zar Bargblor It has been reported in Liberia, especially in Monrovia, youth in communities such as ghettos...