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  • Evaluating the international response to Ebola in Liberia

    Evaluating the international response to Ebola in Liberia

    By Cecil Frankweah Frank                                        Eventhough news of the first Ebola case surfaced in Meliandou, Gueckdou Perfecture in Guinea in late December 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO), which is the lead U.N. agency on international health matters, first published formal notification of Ebola’s outbreak on March 23, 2014.   This was just […]

  • How US Puppet Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia Is Helping Ebola Epidemic Destroy Africa

    How US Puppet Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia Is Helping Ebola Epidemic Destroy Africa

    By  Peregrino Brimah       In the current Ebola epidemic, Liberia happens to be the hardest hit West African nation. The leader of the nation is a Harvard-educated long-time member of the western corporate establishment, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who became president in 2005 after a Nigerian-led ECOWAS mission put an end to a spate […]

  • Sirleaf’s obvious insensitivity toward Thomas Eric Duncan reminds me of what she said about Patrick Oliver Sawyer

    Sirleaf’s obvious insensitivity toward Thomas Eric Duncan reminds me of what she said about Patrick Oliver Sawyer

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                                Thomas Eric Duncan is dead. He died not in the loving arms of his teenage son and the love of his life, Louise Troh; he died in the Ebola wing of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Yes Dallas; Governor Rick Perry’s backyard, and home state of senator Ted […]

  • Examining the legality of prosecuting Thomas Eric Duncan

    Examining the legality of prosecuting Thomas Eric Duncan

    By Cecil Franweah Frank              On September 19, Thomas Eric Duncan is said to have boarded a flight from Liberia’s Roberts International Airport for the United States via Belgium, Brussels. As it later turned out, the flight and Mr. Duncan’s subsequent arrival in the United States started a Trans-Atlantic scandal involving the first known spread of […]

  • Dougbeh Nyan’s congressional moment

    Dougbeh Nyan’s congressional moment

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh     Unlike Elphinstone Birch who did not see Dr. Nyan’s Ebola presentation before the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee of the US House of Representatives before telling his readers that Nyan wasn’t one of the participants, I saw the presentation on youtube and believed it was Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan who was speaking. […]

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  • Speech delivered at the Friends of Nimba Community College annual scholarship fundraiser

    Speech delivered at the Friends of Nimba Community College annual scholarship fundraiser

    By Isaac Saye-Lakpoh Zawolo                        Officials of the Liberian Government present, leaders of Nimba Community College here tonight, National President Dokie of UNICO, Chairman Saye of the National Board of Directors of UNICO, the Executive Director and officials and members of Fronico, fellow Nimbains, friends, supporters and sympathizers.   Before I begin, let me […]

    October 28, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Liberia must adopt a new aggressive strategy to eradicate Ebola

    Liberia must adopt a new aggressive strategy to eradicate Ebola

    By Rufus N. Darkortey     The current strategy to contain and eradicate Ebola from Liberia does not seem to be effective as the virus continues to spread exponentially in the country and beyond its borders. According to an analysis of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the total cases of Ebola in […]

    October 24, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • Many Liberian Doctors—Including President’s Son—Are Staying Away As President of Ebola-Ravaged Country Pleads for Foreign Helpers, Her Physician Son Sends Aid from U.S.

    Many Liberian Doctors—Including President’s Son—Are Staying Away As President of Ebola-Ravaged Country Pleads for Foreign Helpers, Her Physician Son Sends Aid from U.S.

    By  Patrick McGroarty at patrick.mcgroarty@wsj.com                                       Source: Wall Street Journal       MONROVIA, Liberia—President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Sunday said “the whole world has a stake” in preventing an unfolding catastrophe in Liberia, calling on nations to provide more medical experts and supplies to confront the exploding Ebola epidemic. But illustrating the difficulties of heeding […]

    October 20, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Ebola, the African Union and bioeconomic warfare: health questions and the challenges for Africa

    Ebola, the African Union and bioeconomic warfare: health questions and the challenges for Africa

    By Horace G. Campbell            As the Ebola outbreak rages, and there are projections of more than 1.4 million persons infected in the next few months, the African Union and ECOWAS has taken a back seat as the international media uses this virus to stigmatize Africa and Africans. Pious statements have been made by the […]

    October 17, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Establishing legislative independence for effective governance in Liberia

    Establishing legislative independence for effective governance in Liberia

    By Cecil Franweah Frank                      Since Liberia declared independence in July 1847, making it the first independent democracy in Africa, Liberia has gone through three stages of its national statehood. The first stage – 1847 to 1944, was characterized by nation-building. During this period, Liberia’s national leaders sought to create a national identity. […]

    October 15, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Liberia's sinking 'devine' leadership

    Liberia’s sinking ‘devine’ leadership

    By Siahyonkron Nyanseor     How do you prevent a ship from sinking, when the captain and the crews who were forewarned of impending DANGER refused to listen to the warning signs? Instead, they go about business as usual – engaging in practices that benefit their individual interests, and leave the people they are supposed […]

    October 11, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post