THE PROBLEM OF PUBLIC/PRIVATE DISHONESTY
Written by Joe Abban
Public/Private Dishonestyor corruptionis a subject about which we have written extensively. It isa problem which may be likened to the weather - the most enduring, negative impact upon human activities andthe most complained-and-talked-aboutproblem,but the mostno-one-does-anything-aboutProblem in our country. From the government/public officials, private economic organizations/officials, civil society organizations, socio-political activists to watchdog organizations, NO one seems able to muster the determination/political will for action against this socio-economic epidemic. Recently, the current President of the Nation declared that “corruption is Liberia’s public enemy no.1”, But “the beat still goes on”.
“T. NELSON, OTHERS SMELL JAIL”:TEST OF THE PUDDING, THE TASTE
Written by Joe Abban
The New Democrat newspaper reports (New Democrat, March 30, 2016) that the former Minister of Commerce and current Board Chairperson of the National Social Security & Welfare Corporation, Madam Miata Beyslow; former Managing Director of LPRC, Mr. T. Nelson Williams; Chief Executive Officer of Aminata & Sons, Inc., Mr. Siaka Toure; and a number of Deputies, indicted for stealing public funds, now face detention pending and during court trial in this, one of several, high-profiled cases, involving public dishonesty or corrupt practices.
Adopting a good-citizenship culture---the indispensable recipe for Liberia’s growth and development.
Written by : Ray Funk
We often hear in conversations how our culture has changed dramatically over the years in Liberia. Of course several factors can be considered responsible for this change. Without even going through this write-up we know some of you have started naming other factors or your own.
OPEN LETTER TO MRS. A. WEEKS, CHAIRWOMAN LIBERIA TELECOMMUNICTAIONS AUTHORITY (LTA)
March 28, 2016
Dear Madam Weeks:
We write, on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of individuals, subscribers to cellular telephone & Internet Services provided by the Lonestar, Cellcom and Novafone, and in support of Subscriber/Complainant, Mr. Jura A. M. Sanoe, in his demand for your timely action in fulfillment of your responsibility to the Nation and people, as the regulatory Agency of the Nation.
The History of any Nation has important lessons for the present and the future
Written by Ambrues M. Nebo
With close reference to the caption of this article, ponder about the end result or what will happen whenever a society or nation has forgotten its history? Reasonably, it is sure that the repeat of destruction, backwardness, conflict, fragmented society and so on will reflect the responses.