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OP-ED: George K. Werner – A Reformist or Deformist?

Liberia in this age of globalization and modernity is wedged in a web of dilemma due to an array of factors. With all of what this country has in terms of natural wealth, it remains a symbol of poverty and illiteracy in Africa, even though it was once seen as the pride of Africa.

Security Council Extends UNMIL Mandate Amid Growing Concern from Citizens

The mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia has again been extended until December 31 this year. The decision to extend the operation was made through a Security Council resolution, 2308 adopted on Wednesday. It followed growing concerns from citizens over long term stability ahead of elections in October next year.

Defense Minister Faces Criticisms over Open Support for Boakai’s Presidency

Following an open declaration that he would support Vice President Joseph Boakai for President in next year’s elections, Brownie Samukai, Liberia’s Minister of National Defense has continued to receive public criticisms for his statement.

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