Entries by Fredrick Gaye

Boy, 17, Commits ‘Suicide’ in Nimba

By: Gborontaye Gboron in Nimba County   A 17-year-old boy identified as Nyanquoi has reportedly shot himself dead with a single barrel gun in Lao-Teayee Town in Nimba County. The incident occurred on April 11, 2017. “We were sitting in the palava hut in the Town an heard a gun sound; and we rushed in the house. On our arrival, we saw Nyanquoi […]

Totota Residents Want Magisterial Court

By: Abel R. Okai In Bong County (Contributor)   Citizens and residents of Totota, Salala District in Bong County have expressed are calling for the establishment of magisterial court established in the town so that they have easy access to justice. They told this paper that travel distances to seek legal redress in simple matters often deny parties […]

DEN-L Outlines Achievements, Challenges

By Mafanta Kromah   The Director of the Development Education Network-Liberia (DEN-L), Ms. Dorothy Toormann, has outlined achievements and challenges of the network. She made the outline over the weekend at her office on the DEN-L compound in Gbarnga, Bong County, saying the center for residential blocks, administrative building, a theater, a pub and training halls are […]

NAYMOTE Strengthens Women’s Participation in Politics

By Mafanta Kromah   Participants with certificates following the training   The National Youth Movement for Transparent Election (NAYMOTE) over the weekend completed a week training for 100 women aspirants and campaign managers from across the 73 electoral districts in Liberia. The training was held at the Development Education Network Liberia (DEN-L) Compound, based in […]

“My Condition Can’t Hold Me Back” -Physically Challenged At PQSJ Graduation

By: Stephen G. Fellajuah Success M. Zayzay (with crutches) and fellow graduates On April 13, 2017, the Peter Quaqua School of Journalism (PQSJ) run by the MediaAid Foundation graduated its second circle of 45 trainees on completing a nine-month course of training in journalism. The graduates include 24 females and 21 males. Among the 21 males who walked out […]

 Media War Waged: Twist In Sable Mining Case? Criminal Court “C” Awaits S/ Court’s Opinion

By: Lewis K. Glay 0886469835/lglay.inprofile@gmail.com “You don’t run the court in the media and judges are not politicians; they are lawyers who take oath to abide by ethical standards in prosecuting cases brought before them. There is nothing wrong which Judge Gbeisay has done in the proceeding but people are playing politics to taint his […]

‘Be Agents Of Change’ -Foreign Minister

By: Teacee Gbeway-0770464275 Minister Marjon Kamara addressing beneficiaries on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Madam Marjon V. Kamara, has urged alumni of the Girls Ebola Recovery Livelihood Support (GERLS) project to be agents of change and drivers of transformation within their families, communities and the country at lager. Delivering the keynote address at the […]

COC’s Catch: Who Gets Edge?

By: Lewis K. Glay Liberia, a country with fifteen political sub-divisions has more than twenty political parties to contest the presidency and legislative seats on October 10,2017; as over two million Liberians have, by the record of the National Elections Commission from recent voter’s registration process poised to cast votes. However, a catch-22 situation which […]

NAYMOTE Launches National Women Campaign Team

By: Mafanta Kromah The National Youth Movement for Transparent Elections (NAYMOTE)-Partner for Democratic Development on April 11, 2017 launched a team called the National Women Campaign Team (NWCT) along with contribution of L$500,000 to support the Coalition of Political Parties women in Liberia (CPPWL). The donation will assist the CPPWL lead a national campaign to get […]

Missing Checks Resurface In Court

By: Yassah Wright   The controversial missing checks in the Sable Mining corruption trial  believed to be in the possession of the International Bank Liberia Limited (IBLL) resurfaced in court on Tuesday April 4, 2017 at the Criminal Court “C” in Monrovia. Prior to this dramatic incident of the missing checks resurfacing, the International Bank Liberia […]