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  • It’s time for Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to resign, now!

    It’s time for Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to resign, now!

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                 When dogs are seen eating dead Ebola victims; when an Ebola victim laid dead on the bare ground and is being sprayed with disinfectant by “Ebola police,” and when an Ebola patient is seen running in the streets complaining of hunger, than folks, it is time for Ellen Johnson Sirleaf […]

  • Amos Sawyer and followers met recently in US and discussed forming an interim government to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Amos Sawyer and followers met recently in US and discussed forming an interim government to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    By Frederick A.B. Jayweh                       Friends of Liberians, Mr. Amos C. Sawyer (PhD), on Saturday, August 30, 2014, conducted a highly spirited “Progressive’s” teleconference in the USA. We are told that all the diehard Progressives and Neo-Progressives were presented and congregated. What did Mr. Amos C. Sawyer tell his followers and what he didn’t say, speaks volume. The Progressives and Neo-Progressives of the […]

  • What Hodge failed to mention about Tipoteh’s activities in Liberia

    What Hodge failed to mention about Tipoteh’s activities in Liberia

    By J. Kpanneh Doe                 In Theodore Hodge’s article, “The Great Liberian Drama: The Leading Lady and her Supporting Cast” that was published in The Perspective’s August 22, 2014 edition, was short on specifics. Hodge wrote about President Ellen Sirleaf, Amos Sawyer, Henry Boima Fahnbulleh, Jr., Mary Broh, and Togba Nah Tipoteh. A good […]

  • “Let me sleep on it:” UP Government's response to the Ebola virus

    “Let me sleep on it:” UP Government’s response to the Ebola virus

    By Siahyonkron Nyanseor   “Let me sleep on it” is the Unity Party government’s response to the Ebola virus in Liberia. This too is the case of “Play, play killed bird”; and the misinterpretation of “Wait; let me sleep on it until tomorrow.” Well, the leadership of UP and the Liberian people – both at home […]

  • Fighting Ebola in Liberia: A lesson from Kikwit, Democratic Republic of Congo

    Fighting Ebola in Liberia: A lesson from Kikwit, Democratic Republic of Congo

    By Taiyee N. Quenneh                 In 1995, in a city of 400,000 people some 450 miles outside Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, there was an Ebola outbreak never before seen since the first Ebola outbreak in that country in 1976. The World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in […]

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  • Aftermath of war haunts Liberia, as Ebola puts pressure on broken families

    Aftermath of war haunts Liberia, as Ebola puts pressure on broken families

    By: Moses Owen Browne, Jr.                           Lydia, 16, and her young siblings, Blessing, 11, Pauline, nine, and Paul, five can only watch, as the body of their mother is taken away in a plastic sheet by masked men resembling crop-sprayers, the standard way to dispose of Ebola victims. Forty-five year old Juana did not […]

    September 20, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Ebola outbreak highlights Liberia’s crisis of development policy

    Ebola outbreak highlights Liberia’s crisis of development policy

    By Ashoka Mukpo                                    – AfricanArgumentsEditor     Before the 2011 presidential election in Liberia, I was relaxing on a beach in Monrovia when a man walked by wearing a t-shirt with a candidate’s face on it. We made eye contact, and I asked him, “Do you think he’s going to win?” Not skipping a beat, […]

    September 19, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Sirleaf and her predecessors failed Liberia and the Liberian people

    Sirleaf and her predecessors failed Liberia and the Liberian people

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh               There’s no time to turn our back on Liberia. Even though news out of there is discouraging, Liberia cannot survive without Liberians saving Liberia from the Ebola virus, and that inefficient government. We love Liberia but we cannot say the same thing about the current government. So far, Ellen Johnson […]

    September 17, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • Martina Johnson, Former Liberian NPFL Rebel Commander, Arrested And Indicted In Belgium For Alleged War Crimes And Crimes Against Humanity

    Martina Johnson, Former Liberian NPFL Rebel Commander, Arrested And Indicted In Belgium For Alleged War Crimes And Crimes Against Humanity

    By Hassan Bility and Civitas Maximas                   Martina Johnson, a former front line Commander of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL) of Charles Taylor was arrested and indicted yesterday by a Belgian Judge for her direct implication in alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity including mutilation and mass killing committed in Liberia during […]

    September 20, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Rethinking Liberia's healthcare delivery system

    Rethinking Liberia’s healthcare delivery system

    Francis W. Nyepon The Ebola outbreak showed how vulnerable Liberia’s healthcare delivery system is. It also proved how the health of the vast majority of Liberians remains in jeopardy, with  many still suffering from diseases that are relatively simple to prevent or treat. The virus also proved the urgent need for a modern healthcare delivery […]

    September 7, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Ebola outbreak stirs anger in fragile Liberia

    Ebola outbreak stirs anger in fragile Liberia

    By James Harding Giahyue and Bate Felix of Reuters        MONROVIA/DAKAR (Reuters) – When a starving Ebola patient escaped from a treatment center in Monrovia and staggered through a crowded market in search of food, bystanders who scattered in his path voiced their anger not at him but at Liberia’s president. To many in this impoverished […]

    September 6, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • The fabulous life of Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook

    The fabulous life of Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook

    By Clemente Ferrer              Recently, Facebook declared its profits in the second quarter of 2014 with record earnings, meaning that Mark Zuckerberg (pictured) is one step away from being the world’s richest man. The fortune of the founder of Facebook has a value of 33.100 billion, putting him at No. 16 in the ranking […]

    September 20, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • A COMMUNITY-BASED APPROACH TO END EBOLA IN FOUR MONTHS-

    A COMMUNITY-BASED APPROACH TO END EBOLA IN FOUR MONTHS-

    By Rufus Darkortey                                   A SYSTEMATIC HOUSE-TO-HOUSE SEARCH STRATEGY   1.0 Executive Summary This proposal recommends a series of strategic approaches aimed at assisting the government of Liberia, countries that are severely affected by the Ebola virus, and collaborating entities to eradicate the virus within a period of four months. The proposal recommends that […]

    September 20, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Facts matter in a discourse

    Facts matter in a discourse

    By  James Kpanneh Doe     In my last article to this magazine, entitled “What Hodge Failed to Mention About Tipoteh’s Activities in Liberia”, published on August 29,2014 I provided answers to Theodore Hodge’s principal criticism where he charged that Dr. Togba-Nah Tipoteh has remained silent in the face of bad governance in Liberia. In […]

    September 9, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Ebola debate evoked personal attacks from some corners of the political spectrum

    Ebola debate evoked personal attacks from some corners of the political spectrum

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           Before a Liberian who perhaps doesn’t like my politics told me to keep politics out of the Ebola crisis in Liberia, another Liberian attacked this web site for publishing an article about a recent meeting former interim president Amos Sawyer had in the US with his supporters. According to the article’s […]

    September 7, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post