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  • George Weah won, but are we serious about our politics or the status quo?

    George Weah won, but are we serious about our politics or the status quo?

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh               George Manneh Oppong Weah finally won a senate seat in Montserrado County. He did not only crush his main rival, presidential son Robert A. Sirleaf, who ran conveniently and unsuccessfully as an independent candidate. Weah won convincingly by a whopping 79.6 percent to Sirleaf’s 26.1 percent. With voter turnout very low reportedly […]

  • Boosting food security in the midst of Ebola

    Boosting food security in the midst of Ebola

    By Francis W. Nyepon        Liberia’s Agricultural Sector is in an appallingly worrying state due to the lack of  vision, mismanagement, careless investment priority and deficient capacity. Over 3.5 million Liberians or 8 in every 10 persons lack adequate food for a healthy and  active life. Liberia is one of the least food-secure countries in […]

  • Robert Sirleaf’s frivolous and self-serving ‘lawsuit’

    Robert Sirleaf’s frivolous and self-serving ‘lawsuit’

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                          Presidential son Robert Allen Sirleaf never had the Ebola virus, and doesn’t even know how it feels to have the disease in the Liberian society, and eventually be killed by it. The privileged Sirleaf doesn’t understand suffering, especially when you are a Liberian who has to live day in and day […]

  • Liberia's Supreme Court suspends election campaign over Ebola

    Liberia’s Supreme Court suspends election campaign over Ebola

              MONROVIA (Reuters) – Liberia’s Supreme Court suspended campaigning for next month’s senate election on Friday while it considers a petition warning that electioneering risks spreading the Ebola outbreak, the information minister said. A group including some former government officials and political party representatives filed the petition earlier this week for […]

  • Lessons learned from Ebola

    Lessons learned from Ebola

    By Morris T. Koffa   A post-Ebola agenda is a bit premature. However, I am mindful of the adage: “In times of war, prepare for peace.” It is a sobering reminder that serves as a platform for the discussion of the critical issues and the challenges that confronts us during the entire Ebola outbreak. Early […]

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  • LIBERIA: One million school children live in poverty

    LIBERIA: One million school children live in poverty

    By Francis Nyepon            The plight of a million school children living in poverty will reach a watershed moment as school across Liberia re-opens this week after a state of emergency closed all schools last July in response to the Ebola outbreak, which killed over 4000 Liberians. Many will be returning to school without the […]

    March 3, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • LACC’s blunder adds to nation’s woes

    LACC’s blunder adds to nation’s woes

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh          I know from common sense that when a person is accused of a crime and is finally charged with that crime, prosecutors are expected to quickly put their case together to put the individual on trial for such alleged act. After that is done, care is taken so that an […]

    February 14, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Combating Nigeria's Growing Insecurity

    Combating Nigeria’s Growing Insecurity

    By David Leffler                          A roundtable held last week at the Institute of African Studies reports that the Nigerian government’s “…campaigns have not addressed their plans for combating the growing insecurity that has left Nigerians living in fear and paralyzed educational and economic activities in large swaths of Northeastern Nigeria.” A string of terrorist […]

    February 1, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • Ebola blamed for rise in unemployment in Liberia

    Ebola blamed for rise in unemployment in Liberia

    By Moses Owen Browne                     Unemployment is causing increasing panic among Liberians as they struggle with the after effects of the Ebola virus.  In northern Nimba County, people complain of the lack of jobs and employment opportunities to sustain themselves. It is reported that only 20% of the county’s total population was employed – and […]

    February 16, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Digital video is definitely incorporated into online marketing strategies

    Digital video is definitely incorporated into online marketing strategies

    By Clemente Ferrer                        IAB Spain has presented the results of the first study on the use of video in digital marketing in Spain. The research, conducted in cooperation with AdMan Media, a leader in online video distribution, and with the consultancy TNS, is based on a digital survey of one hundred directors of […]

    February 16, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Chairman Reeves' response to Pres. Mulbah (charges) regarding community center

    Chairman Reeves’ response to Pres. Mulbah (charges) regarding community center

    OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS THE LIBERIAN ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN ATLANTA 4757 STONE MOUNTAIN HIGHWAY LILBURN GEORGIA 30047          January 29, 2015 Dear Officers & Members of the Liberian Community in Georgia:                                  I am writing this letter in response to the misinformation and smear campaign orchestrated against me by Mr. Leo […]

    February 2, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • ENEMIES OF PROGRESS: LAMA'S BOARD AND COHORTS‏

    ENEMIES OF PROGRESS: LAMA’S BOARD AND COHORTS‏

    LADIES AND GENTLEMEN:                 INSTEAD OF OUR BOARD CHAIRMAN, MR. JOSEPH REEVES HELPING MY ADMINISTRATION TO ENSURE THE COMMUNITY CENTER SUCCEEDS, HE HAS OPTED TO RELEGATE THE BOARD TO A WATCH HUNTING INSTITUTION. THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THERE IS NO VISION—IF JOE REEVES AND CASSIUS ACOLATSE CAN DO THIS TO MIATTA, WHOSE TO SAY […]

    February 2, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Teachers worry that school year is already ruined in Liberia

    Teachers worry that school year is already ruined in Liberia

    By: Moses Owen Browne, Jr.              Ganta, Liberia: Liberian teachers say teenage pregnancy and youth delinquency may stop pupils from returning to school on February 2nd, when Liberia’s classrooms are set to re-open. They also worry that schools are failing, and staffs will not be paid due to the economic constraints caused by the Ebola crisis. […]

    February 1, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Normal life resumes in Liberia

    Normal life resumes in Liberia

    By Moses Owen Browne, Jr.                            Normal activities are resuming across Liberia with only 5 Ebola cases left across the country. In Ganta, Nimba County residents are seen at market places and about their  normal activities. Ganta, Gompa City, is a town in Nimba County of northern Liberia, the second largest city in Liberia with a […]

    February 1, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEMBERS OF THE UNITY PARTY IN THE AMERICAS / DIASPORA (UP-USA)

    THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEMBERS OF THE UNITY PARTY IN THE AMERICAS / DIASPORA (UP-USA)

    OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AND MEMBERS OF THE UNITY PARTY IN THE AMERICAS / DIASPORA (UP-USA).           Unity Party-USA Dissociates Itself from Condemnation of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Liberia by Expelled Ex-Member, Leo Mulbah of the Georgia Chapter This Press Release comes to inform the People of Liberia, Friends of […]

    January 21, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post