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Movement to Stop Homosexuality in Liberia (MOUHIL)

Press Statement MONROVIA, Liberia- (Dec 11, 2017) – The Movement to Stop Homosexuality in Liberia- an offshoot of the Men United to Stop Financial Violence– seizes this moment to extend quintuple and hearty congratulations to all the fighting forces for standing up against the menace of financial violence—scheme orchestrated by some females to not only decimating our men but also relegate them to the status of wretched cannon fodders. Our campaign gained traction and trended on social media, becoming a catchy subject for discussion and argumentation, to the annoyance of certain conservative females, but also to the glee of...

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A speech by Ghana’s president calling for Africa to end its dependency on the West is a viral hit

President Nana Akufo Addo and-newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu The idea that African countries have long been independent and free to pursue their own destinies seems obvious to young Africans across the continent. Yet, the everyday reality often feels far from that. Some 50 to 60 years after independence for many countries, Africa’s fortunes seem to still closely aligned with developmental support and financial aid from former colonial rulers, the United States, the European Union or multilateral institutions like the World Bank and IMF. After the most recent rounds of African debt forgiveness and rising commodity...

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A STATEMENT ON THE LIBERIAN CONSTITUTION

The Author: On July 13, 1996, the late Mr. Tarty Teh gave a speech during the Liberian Conference on Peace and Democracy, held at the Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.  The topic he presented at the conference was entitled: ‘One Nation, One Constitution.’ Powers and Duties of the National Elections Commission (NEC) are contained in Section 2.9 of the New Elections Law of Liberia approved in 1986 and amended in 2003, 2004 and 2014. Incidentally, issues Mr. Tarty Teh discussed in his 1996 speech, 21 years ago, continue to reflect some of these issues in Liberia, 2017. We present to...

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First Secretary Strikes Back at Lying Ex-Ambassador Sheriff

In an apparent attempt to lay the fact straight, two Liberian diplomats stationed at the Liberian mission in the UK have termed as fake news, cheap propaganda and lies spread by Liberia’s former ambassador to London, Mohammed Sheriff, who they referred to as a poster, liar, fake and dishonest character. Below is the written statement from the First Secretary and Consul at the Liberian Mission in the United Kingdom, Mr. J. Napoleon Toquie, II. Don’t MESS WITH THE ZOHAN! The First Secretary & Consul STRIKES BACK with a stinging “REBUTTAL” REBUTTAL TO MR. MOHAMMED SHERIFF’S FAKE INFORMATION AND NEWS!...

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You Can Never Understand a Human Being.

Photo: Sylvester Mumba and his American Widow I met Sylvester Mumba in 2012 in Livingstone, Zambia when I went there on vacation. Sylvester used to sell things made from wood at a place called Mukuni Park in Livingstone. He was a talented woodcarver, he used to make decorative crafts out of wood. I got his phone number after I asked him to make a wooden map of United States of America with my names written on it. From that day, he became my friend and we started communicating even when I came back to the USA. I was 23 years old...

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