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ArcelorMittal’s Risky Railway

There appears imposing danger along global steelmaker ArcelorMittal’s operated railway in Liberia with more than nine accidents occurring since active transportation activities resumed in 2011.

Who’s E. Wade Appleton?

On Wednesday, October 11, 2023 the National Elections Commission (NEC) commenced announcing the preliminary results of the recently conducted Presidential, and Legislative Elections held on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.

Summary and Conclusion: LIS Justifications and Cautions Series 1-4

In the last four days, the Legislative Information Service (LIS) through our humble office took time to examine performances (in-part) of the 54th Legislature. The series of write-ups spotlight occupants of the four most powerful positions in the Legislature – Liberian Senate House of Representatives.

Liberia’s Elections: How PYJ Denied Weah’s Win

Nearly 10 months after a nasty political devoice, controversial Nimba County Senator Prince Yormie Johnson appeared at the ballot box on Oct. 10 to execute a deadly revenge that has torpedoed President George Weah’s anticipated first round victory to secure a second term mandate.

Israel-Gaza war: Why is Africa Divided on Supporting Palestine?

As reports of Hamas fighters attacking southern Israel last Saturday flooded phones and television sets around the world, Kenyan President William Ruto took to X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter. “Kenya joins the rest of the world in solidarity with the State of Israel and unequivocally condemns terrorism and attacks on innocent civilians in the country,” he wrote.

Waiting for Results

Liberians are awaiting results after Tuesday’s presidential and legislative elections that was relatively peaceful. Votes counting and tallying are ongoing.

‘I Won’t Make You Shame’

President George Weah is enjoying large support in southeaster Liberia, which has more than 200,000 votes. The region has been neglected by political actors in relation to national development programs despite producing more than three presidents and a head of state including Weah.

Liberia: Ruling CDC Says Supporters Harassed, Killed in Opposition Leader’s Hometown

Main opposition Unity Party is a violent political institution, which is instilling fear in the population and instigating electoral violence in some parts of the country, the National Chairman of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change has alleged.

The Resurgence of Stratocracy in Africa: The Soldiers Must be Motivated by their Commanders-in-chief

The conventional narratives that coups are much fewer today compared to their heyday in the 1960s and 1970s are a myth that must be unpacked! While the obvious associate coups with violent overthrow and forceful military power seizure, the actual causes of coups in Africa remain widely unheard o

Over 20 Liberian Journalists End Media Training in China

The People’s Republic of China through it embassy in Monrovia with support from the Ministry of Commerce in China has climax a three weeks  Seminar for Liberian Media and Senior Scholars in Beijing. The training which began on August 15, 2023 brought together close to 30 Media Executives, Reporters and Senior Scholars from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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