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Nightfall in Monrovia and its Environs

Any right thinking person or analytical reader that peruses the poem “Nightfall in Soweto depictinginsecurity, fear, and violence during the apartheid in South Africa will have no reason to doubt the similarities to what is now happening in Monrovia and some of its environs due to the prevalent of the wave of armed robbery.

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Boakai’s Presidency—A History To Be Fulfilled

There is a popular biblical aphorism which says; “there is a time and season for everything. A time to be born and a time to die, a time to be happy and a time to be sadden”. This maxim is manifesting itself in the current era of Liberia’s politics with the country most venerated Vice President and one of Africa’s few surviving legends, Joseph Nyuma Boakai in the dock—as the man set and ready to fulfill history.

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A critical look at the Joint Action Committee (JAC) Petition for UNMIL Extension

From the day the United Nation Security Council passed resolution 2239 of September 2015 calling for the drawdown of United Nations Mission in Liberia by 30 June 2016 at which time the government of Liberia will take full charge and responsibilities of national security, many Liberians because of several reasons borderingon internal or national securitythat threatens our post conflict peace and stability continued to express legitimate concerns and fears.

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The Concept “Democracy” Protects both the State and Citizens

At the core of most of the human rights, political and socio-economic activisms is the concept “Democracy” continued to yearn for. Politicians incorporate the institutionalization of democratic values into their platforms. Human rights activists see the concept as a guarantor of fundamentals rights also sanctioned by the Constitutions.On the authority of careful observation following most of the activisms, it seems to be that the concept democracy continued to be misunderstood and misused by the very proponents.

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Reawakening Women’s Political Participation in Liberia

Throughout history, the right of women to vote in public elections had been a remote possibility and it was not until the 20th century that women, in many countries around the world, were granted suffrage, or the right to vote.

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