By Deltin Dorley The political leader of the opposition Liberty Party Cllr. Charles W. Brumskine has promised to reunite Liberians if his party wins the pending presidential elections. According to him, if the peace Liberian enjoy today must be maintain, Liberians must reconcile with one another to enhance growth and national development, Cllr. Brumskine spoke recently when he officially dedicated his party’s new headquarters in Congo Town.
The decision by the Republican-led U.S. Senate to overturn a rule designed to stop oil companies striking corrupt deals with foreign governments is a grave threat to U.S. national security and an astonishing gift to big oil, said Global Witness.
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has met with the Governor of the State of Ohio, John Richard Kasich, in Columbus, Ohio. The talks covered a wide range of areas of possible collaboration including education, agriculture and health.
The strike against economic degradation in the country that left Monrovia paralyzed yesterday did not stop Liberty Party partisans from turning out in their thousands to see the official opening of their new political party headquarters.
The Reuters news agency this week recognized the challenges of covering Donald Trump’s presidency by comparing it to authoritarian regimes like Egypt, Yemen and China.
-The Contrasting Story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf -As 3-Day Strike Which Shut Liberia Ends By Reuben Kollie-Concord Times’ Reporter Thanks to all of the leaders of ECOWAS, but particularly to President Sirleaf because it was under her leadership that a potentially explosive situation was peacefully resolved”, Out-going AU Commission Chairperson Zuma told the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government amidst huge applause from the audience recently. Madam Zuma noted that President Sirleaf is a pioneer and inspiration to women and men of the world particularly the women of Africa as the first ever elected female President on the African continent. But while she was being showered with praises in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia President Sirleaf was being vilified back home as the country was…
The former Independent National Patriotic Front of Liberia (INPFL) Field Marshall turned politician says, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf admittance of failure to fight corruption and reconcile the country is a clear signal that she must get out with her partner Joseph Boakai.
Mourners in central Ohio wore traditional black funeral attire with vibrant green scarves to honour the life of the first woman to serve as head of state of the Republic of Liberia. Ruth Sando Fahnbulleh-Perry had been living in suburban Columbus for the past several years when she succumbed to a lengthy illness on Jan. 8 at age 77, The Columbus Dispatch reported (http://bit.ly/2kjAZ5g ). She was laid to rest Saturday in Reynoldsburg.
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In her recent state of the Nation Address to the National Legislature Monday, which is actually her last, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said, “In our first two years in office, we took two major steps as demonstration of our commitment to move our country from an over-centralized, personalized system of governance. In 2006, I took the Oath of Office here, on these Capitol Grounds. In 2007, I introduced the County Development Fund and called for rotational celebration of Independence Day in the counties. These were firsts in the history of our country, and were meant to demonstrate commitment to a decentralized governance system that allowed participation of the representatives of the people, and the people themselves, in decisions and the establishment of priorities that affect…