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The Reality Of “Don’t Mind the Liberian People; they will talk and get tired” – Part I

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The Reality Of “Don’t Mind the Liberian People; they will talk and get tired” – Part I

Today, the Issues Desk wishes to look at the statement, “Don’t mind the Liberian people; they will talk, talk and get tired,” as made by many public officials, including our national leaders, and consider some factors or realities that cause them to make such an insulting statement about us the Liberian people.

 

Which Church Do You Belong To, Jesus? – Part I

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Which Church Do You Belong To, Jesus? – Part I

Hello, there, Brother Jesus. How are you and the other folks up there? How are Angel Michael and Angel Gabriel? How is Papa God Himself? Is everything okay, or are some other stupid angels planning another stupid game against the Papay?

 

Robert Kilbey’s Rocky Journey to the GAC

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Robert Kilbey’s Rocky Journey to the GAC

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf recently appointed Mr. Robert L. Kilbey as the new Auditor General of Liberia replacing Mr. John Morlu, III. Last year. Mr. Kilbey could not be confirmed by the Liberian Senate due to what was then referred to as “falsification of credentials”.

 

China in the Eye of the Beholder

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China in the Eye of the Beholder

CLAREMONT – One of the most glaring, if unremarked, oddities concerning China nowadays is how perceptions of its leaders diverge depending on the observer. In the eyes of the Chinese public, government officials are venal, incompetent, and interested solely in getting lucrative appointments. But Western executives invariably describe Chinese officials as smart, decisive, knowledgeable, and far-sighted – roughly the same adjectives that they once used to describe Bo Xilai, the disgraced Communist Party boss of Chongqing, before he was purged).

 

LIPA & CSA: Promoting Training for Public Sector Employees

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LIPA & CSA: Promoting Training for Public Sector Employees

We hear about the need for ‘training’ for public sector employees everyday! “We need training,” is like a mantra we hum consciously, and sometimes unconsciously! We hear this mantra here, there and just about everywhere.  You have heard it; I have heard it, and guess what; even the kids at home have heard it many times. It’s possible that they (kids) too are beginning to see the mantra as a slogan to be memorized and recited at school events.

 
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