Donor and aid-dependent Liberia refuses to pursue recovery of stolen assets

L to R: Justice Minister Frank Musa Dean and Solicitor General Syrenius Sayma Cephus

NEW YORK – (Globe Afrique) – Liberia has thwarted and rejected every national and international effort as well as commitment to recover billions of United States dollars in stolen assets.  A poorly governed country in West Africa, Liberia, which borders Sierra Leone, Guinea, and the Côte d’Ivoire remains a donor and international aid-dependent state largely.

The stolen assets are said to be accumulated by most of the country’s former government officials, political loyalists, and cronies.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.