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, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

Liberian New Finance Minister Takes Office

May 17, 2016 0

The new Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Boima S. Kamara, says there is an urgent need to take practical actions to diversify the Liberian economy. Minister Kamara stated that the economy should take advantage […]

The World

UN says turning migrants away ‘won’t work’

May 16, 2016 0

{BBC NEWS} – The UN high commissioner for refugees says the migrants crisis is now a global phenomenon and that simply turning them away “won’t work”. Filippo Grandi told the BBC that more nations had […]

United States

Trump’s Relations with Women Getting a New Look

May 16, 2016 0

{VOA NEWS / WASHINGTON} — Donald Trump’s treatment of women through the years — the executives he’s hired by day for his real estate development business and the beautiful women he’s pursued at night — […]


Key Boko Haram Leader Captured in Nigeria

May 16, 2016 0

{VOA NEWS / KIOSSI, CAMEROON}— Cameroon says the multinational joint forces fighting Boko Haram have captured five leaders of the radical Islamist group, including Boukar Kaou, traditional ruler of Kumche in Nigeria. Dozens of the […]

Other News

LIBERIA: Ambassador Nat Barnes Reacts To Global Witness Report

May 16, 2016 0

Global Witness, an internationally renowned and reputable “Watchdog” organization recently released a comprehensive investigative report entitled “The Deceivers” which can, at best, be described as a provocative and damning account of corruption within the rank […]

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