Category Archives: Politics

Integrity Dissipating In Judiciary

-Judges Reduced To Mere Commodities
-Cllr. Gongloe Makes Observation
It is becoming alarming that integrity amongst members of the Liberian Judiciary is speedily dissipating; many citizens, particularly ordinary people, have lost while others are losing confidence in the justice system of the country.
Perhaps annoyed by the situation, a veteran Human Rights advocate, Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe, has observed that bribery reduces a public servant, such as a judge or magistrate, to “a mere commodity that can be purchased by the highest bidder.” Read more

A Spell Stealing Weah Away

-CDCians, Collaborators Smell “Monkey Works Baboon Draws”
Despite three-time release of lists of nominees, some including known members of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), there is a huge dissension amongst partisans and collaborating parties who think the new president must be battling voodoo spell which they claim is robbing the president his sense and gratitude and using him against people who deserve job preference in Government. The Public Agenda got several calls from CDC inner circle and from collaborating political parties who were unanimous in their view that Weah’s government formation process is ignoring individuals who put their necks on the chopping board to get the CDC victory. Read more

Time For Honesty!!

-Pres. Weah Sounds Caveat
It is perhaps, still too early to measure the candor or dishonesty of Liberia’s new President, George Manneh Weah to combat the endemic culture of fraud and waste in the public sector which characterized the operations of the former regime.
On January 22, 2018, Ambassador Weah was sworn in as the 25th President of Liberia; although some say, he is the 24th President; however, this disagreement is yet to be settled by Liberian historians who are trying to provide clarity on the matter. Read more

Deputy Comptroller On The Run

-But Nagbe Slob Finally Surrenders To LACC
Deputy Financial Comptroller at the Ministry of Information, Culture Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) is said to be on the run after news hit him that LACC was making effort to get hold of him on his alleged involvement in corruption at the Liberia News Agency (LINA), sources in LINA has hinted the Public Agenda. Read more

Samukai Finally Turns Over

-Gen. ZiankahnIn Control
By Anthony Selmah
Defense Minister, J. Brownie Samukai has finally relinquished his 12 year assignment to the personnel Director of the Ministry of National Defense Friday to pave the way for the incoming Minister; Gen. Daniel Ziankahn, former Chief of Staff of the Army Forces of Liberia to take over.
Samukai served as Minister of Defense for 12 unbroken years under former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; his administration was characterized by corruption and intimidation. Read more

Pres. Weah In Action

-Releases Orders
As he is referred to in some quarters, the “people’s President”, George Manneh Weah, has begun to do the work for which he was mandated by 61.5% of the voting population of Liberia on December 26, 2017.
Inaugurated on January 22, 2018, Pres. Weah is in action giving appropriate instructions while still engaged in the formation of the new administration. Read more

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