About Cholo Brooks
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.

Gambia’s Information Minister Defects!

January 15, 2017 0

Gambia’s Information Minister Sheriff Bojang, has defected from the regime of dictator Yahya Jammeh, unimpeachable sources have told the Freedom Newspaper. Mr. Bojang arrived in the Senegalese capital Dakar, few days ago. He is on […]

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Palestinians’ Abbas: US Embassy Move Would Hurt Peace

January 14, 2017 0

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned Saturday that moving the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, one of President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promises, would “not help the peace process.” The controversial promise would […]


President Sirleaf Makes Several Appointments in Government

January 13, 2017 0

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made several appointments in government affecting the Ministries of Finance, Information, Agriculture, Internal Affairs, as well as the Land Authority, Small Arms and Anti-Corruption Commissions. Those appointed are: Land Authority […]

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US Imposes Sanctions in Syrian Chemical Attacks

January 13, 2017 0

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration imposed sanctions Thursday on 18 Syrian government officials, Syria’s military and a tech company in response to the use of chemical weapons by President Bashar Assad’s government. The State Department […]

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