Category Archives: Politics

Kemayah’s Faith In Limbo

Confirmation On Hold

It is not clear what would ultimately be the verdict of the Liberian Senate against Foreign Minister-designate, Dee Maxwell Kemayah who is being confronted with offensive sexual harassment allegation by a female staffer from his recent assignment at the United Nations.

Ambassador Kemayah is struggling to defend his character following the sexual harassment allegation by Whynee Cummings Wilson who is a staff at the Liberian UN office, where the Foreign Minister-designate is serving as Liberia’s permanent Representative.

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LNP Deploys About 200 Men

-For District #15 By-Election Rerun
The Liberia National Police (LNP) has set up three large tents and deployed about two hundred armed men in District #15, Montserrado County in preparation for the representative by-election rerun in the area.
NEC announced on Monday that the rerun will take place on Wednesday, August 28, following probes into complaints and appeals by rival candidates. Read more

Weah’s U.S. Policy

-In Dilemma Or On Track?
President George Manneh Weah of Liberia ought to do his utmost not to repeat the same mistake that Ex-Ivorian leader President Laurent Gbagbo made during his days in office, in turning his back on western countries mainly France and the United States throughout his first presidential mandate.
By doing so, President Gbagbo, a socialist whose political party, the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) whose ideas are modeled on socialist line, thereby created a platform of mistrust between his government and the west, notably France and the United States as he never dared visit neither France nor the United States while in power. Read more

Sierra Leone’s 2018 Elections

-Who Becomes Next Vice President?
Whatever the outcome of Sierra Leone’s Presidential Run-off elections between the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) of ex-Central Bank Governor and Ex-Foreign minister Dr. Samura Kamara, and the main opposition party candidate ex-junta leader Julius Maada Bio’s Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) will be when Sierra Leoneans go to the polls on March 27, 2018, what is crystal clear is that a Sierra Leonean Fulah, most probably of Guinean descent will be elected the country’s next Vice President. Read more

Pres. Weah Under Pressure

-War Crimes Suspects In Worry
-Liberians Want TRC Recommendations Implemented
Perhaps, those who think that recommendations of the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) have gone into the wastebasket and could never be retrieved are generating miscalculated results.
Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf failed to fully implement recommendations of the TRC; although she is amongst those who have been indicted for various responsibilities during Liberia’s 14 year civil war.
However, As the Public Agenda Reports, calls are on the increase for Pres. Weah to fully implement the TRC recommendations which also call for the prosecution of those who bear greatest responsibilities during the war.
The latest call has come from Liberia Council of Churches (LCC) to ensure that the current regime implements the recommendation to end the culture of impunity in Liberia. Read more

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