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Hiding a Wolf Among Sheep: The Pitfall in the Exxon Mobil–NOCAL’s Inquiry

SPECIAL EDITORIAL By Jones Nhinson Williams Majority of Liberians, especially the vulnerable segment of the population that has been drained and subjugated to continuous poverty due to prolonged national mismanagement, poor governance, institutional failure and the prevalence of impunity, don’t like corruption. In addition, corruption in Liberia has and continues to be the sickening dragon that hunts the country and destroys its attempts to progress. This is precisely why Liberians have made it clear that they want the rule of law and national reconciliation. In other words, they want justice, peace, and progress under President Weah.  In furtherance of...

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Weah’s Vision for a road network excellent, but why is the IMF concern

Bad road conditions in southeastern Liberia and throughout Liberia have caused havoc for motorists, passengers, and students who no longer use the road network. WASHINGTON, DC —-Every public policy strategy and economic benchmark show that investing in highways has often been considered as an imperative economic development approach, especially for developing and underdeveloped nations and rural areas like most places in Liberia (Appalachia, 1982).  This is one key reason why governments in developed economies such as the United States, Canada, the UK, Germany, France etc. have recognized the importance of investing in areas like transportation infrastructure.   Moreover, empirical realities...

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Heart Disease and Men

Heart disease is a term that includes several more specific heart conditions. The most common heart disease in the US is coronary artery disease (CAD). CAD occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle become hardened and narrowed due to the buildup of plaque. The narrowing and buildup of plaques is called atherosclerosis. Plaques are a mixture of fatty and other substances including cholesterol and other lipids. Blood flow to the heart is reduced, which reduces oxygen to the heart muscle. This can lead to heart attack. Other heart conditions include angina, heart failure, and arrhythmias....

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When the dust settles, President Weah will deliver for Liberia

Liberia’s president George M. Weah leads a national cleanup campaign When citizens evaluate a president’s character, they tend to view him or her through a prism of immediacy.  In Liberia, millions of citizens are hoping that President Weah answers their wishes and aspirations by delivering what has not been provided in and by the previous administration. It is fair to acknowledge that President Weah and his government inherited a nation that is not only struggling financially and economically but one that is also damaged in various fabrics of the society. Today, there is a strange and unusual mindset that...

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How can Africa succeed when even the Ibrahim Prize has become a joke?

SPECIAL EDITORIAL Mo Ibrahim is a noteworthy African––someone who is well-regarded throughout the African continent as an exemplary role model and genius. Children and youth from all backgrounds–creed, and races in Africa; rich and poor adore him for his vision of desiring good leadership and legitimate democratic governance rooted in sound economic policies that improve lives and lift up people, not cronies and relatives, out of real poverty in Africa––the land of his ancestors. Mo Ibrahim’s vision in establishing the Ibrahim Prize has been a beckon of hope for the children and young people of Africa.  The Ibrahim Prize became...

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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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