Author: Blama G. Konuwah

Canada’s ready to deploy peacekeeping troops to Mali

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ONTARIO, Canada––As the offensive against the conglomeration of terrorist groups in West Africa increases, Canada has informed the United Nations that it is willing and prepared to send troops to join the peacekeeping mission in Mali. On Friday, a Canadian media reported and a government source said the North American nation said it will send peacekeepers backed by helicopters to support its troops and the UN mission in the restive region of Mali, An official announcement regarding the deployment is expected on Monday when the country’s Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan is expected to provide details...

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Remembering motherland Africa: Serena Williams and world tennis

Tennis legend Serena Williams ONTARIO, Canada–Serena Williams Wants to Bring One of the Biggest Professional Tennis Tournaments to the motherland, Africa, specifically Kenya.  Williams whose husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, dedicated four billboards to her to celebrate her return to tennis since giving birth to their child is perhaps the second African American athlete to pursue such move. Boxing great, the late Muhammad Ali was the first to request a boot in Africa when he fought in Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of Congo. Like Ali, Williams has become an idol to young Africans across the continent for remembering where their lineage comes from.  So,...

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Amid institutional failure, Liberian (River Gee County) youth lead corruption fight

Photo: River Gee County’s Senator Conmany B. Wesseh Is accountability problem hanging over the Senator, or is it witch-hunt by RGRM? ONTARIO, Canada—Liberia is moving on after more than 12 years of systemic corruption during the past administration.  The country’s new president George Manneh Weah seeks to devote his government to a pro-poor agenda, lifting everyone from the bottom to a socio-economic level playing field. With a broad-based support and mandate from Liberian voters, the new president who is considered as a very patriotic citizen with an expressed and demonstrated love for his nation since his professional international soccer...

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Liberia’s President Weah drops Gibson as justice minister designated

Counselor Charles Gibson shakes hands with colleagues NEW YORK––Liberia’s president George Weah has succumbed to calls and pressure to replace his private lawyer and justice minister-designate, Counselor Charles Gibson who many accused of alleged deceptive legal practice involving taking money from his clients in a dubious fashion. Local Liberian media institutions, citing sources from the public and victims reported that Counselor Charles Gibson was stripped of his law license for embezzling a client’s fund. Counselor Gibson, a dutiful, learned and high-profile legal mind, had been previously suspended by the Supreme Court of Liberia for duping one of his clients...

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A looted Nation–Even medical administrators are caught STEALING in Liberia!

Photo: Dr. Wvannie-Mae Scott McDonald NEW YORK—Corruption was so excessive and widespread in Liberia during President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s presidency until it became a deadly culture.  Even people who are entrusted with saving lives have joined the wagon of theft of public assets and other properties, a practice which is part of the legacy left behind by the Sirleaf’s UNITY PARTY-led government. President Sirleaf retired after her final term of office ended on January 15, 2018, but she officially turned over power to incumbent president George Manneh Weah.  The ceremony was well attended and well administered. But after 12...

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George Weah First 100 Days

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