Author: Globe Afrique Research and Analysis

2017 U.S. Human Rights Report on Liberia – An Indictment of the Sirleaf Administration and a Wake up Call to President Weah

2017 U.S. Human Rights Report on Liberia – Arbitrary killings by LNP, Ministry of Finance PSDI Loan Corruption, Rape by LNP and UNMIL, and Failure to Implement the TRC. On Friday, April 20, 2018, the United States Department of State released its 2017 Human Rights Report on Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s administration. The report raises significant issues relating to the rule of law and the lackadaisical manner the Sirleaf government violated basic human rights. Moreover, the report leaves Liberians wondering how did Madam Sirleaf win the Mo Ibrahim prize? Not unless the prize has now become a useless and corrupt vehicle...

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Facts Surrounding Exxon’s “Alleged” Bribery Scandal in Liberia

Former Liberian president Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf WASHINGTON, DC —Liberia’s ex-president Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf knew, ordered and approved of the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL’s) “Bonus” Payments to several professionals and officials of her administration who worked on the Block #13 oil drilling deal with Exxon.  Based on Globe Afrique’s research and analysis, here are the facts to support our conclusion regarding this matter: We understand that in 2011, Mr. Christopher Neyor was appointed CEO of the National Oil of Liberia (NOCAL) and Mr. Robert A. Sirleaf, son of retired President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was Chairman of...

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Defending Former Justice Minister Christiana Tah Against a baseless and prejudicial report by Global Witness

Global Witness is at it again – Selective Justice! This release addresses the March 2018 report by Global Witness titled Exxon Liberia – particularly, the section “Monrovia 2013: Awash in Cash.” Washington – In an attempt to prejudice the minds of many naive and trusting readers in Liberia and around the world, Global Witness begins its sensational news article/report with the phrase “Some Unusual, Large Payments.” The phrase in of itself is vague and open to interpretations. Hence, some will interpret this phrase to mean there is something illegal about receiving bonuses. The report also plants a bias and...

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Obesity: Africa’s New Crisis | WHO | Africa’s Office reports

The World Health Organization (WHO) that Africa has a new health problem: Obesity: Africa’s new crisis. According to the WHO, obesity rates are rapidly increasing in the African Region, as in most parts of the world. Overweight and obesity, particularly in urban settings, are major risk factors for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attacks and a variety of cancers. There is a common misconception that obesity and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) only occur among the wealthy. Poorer populations are experiencing high double-burdens of infectious and chronic diseases. Additionally, sub-Saharan women are far more likely to be obese...

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George Weah First 100 Days

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Globe Afrique’s Conference Call – All About Liberia

Date: May 5, 2018

Dial-in: (712) 451-0658

Access Code: 352010#

Topic: George Weah’s First 100 Days

 

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