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  • Our Obsession with Liberian Presidential Politics and the 2017 Elections

    Our Obsession with Liberian Presidential Politics and the 2017 Elections

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh          In early March 2017, just days ago, a violent storm hit some parts of Liberia destroying homes and leaving countless Liberians homeless. The storms did not only destroyed homes and left countless people homeless in coastal communities such as Greenville, Sinoe County, Buchanan, Grand Bassa County and New Kru Town (as […]

  • Policy Statement of the United People’s Party Delivered by MacDonald A. Wento, Party Standard Bearer

    Policy Statement of the United People’s Party Delivered by MacDonald A. Wento, Party Standard Bearer

    Policy Statement of the United People’s Party Delivered by MacDonald A. Wento, Party Standard Bearer At Welcome-Home Ceremony of Membership Re-Affirmation Saturday, March 4, 2017 UPP collaboration-2017 office; 17th Street, Sinkor; Monrovia, Liberia                Greetings to all of you, my sisters, brothers, friends, and fellow partisans!  What we are doing here, today, is […]

  • Concerned LAMA Members and Pres. Leo Mulbah

    Concerned LAMA Members and Pres. Leo Mulbah

    February 22, 2017 LAMA: WORKING TOGETHER- PUTTING ETHICS TO WORK     After LAMA acquired the community center, a group of LAMA members and former officials were up in arms with president Mulbah. They wrote consistently outlining some of their issues with the president, the acquisition of the community center and the role Miss Miatta Boima […]

  • The Day the Lights Really Went Out in Liberia

    The Day the Lights Really Went Out in Liberia

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   The Liberian people are used to being in the darkness.      It doesn’t matter whether it is in their country or their homes where some have been without lights for years, or when their government and elected officials intentionally lie to them to keep them in the darkness, they are used to living […]

  • Yahya Jammeh's reckless electoral adventurism

    Yahya Jammeh’s reckless electoral adventurism

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   Yahya Jammeh is a dictator.           Mr. Jammeh also totes his Islamic faith on his sleeves. There is nothing wrong with a person having such ties and strong connection to his or her religion. What society expects of the individual is to treat others with respect and dignity. No matter what a […]

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  • Street-selling is not a crime, but a way to survive in Liberia

    Street-selling is not a crime, but a way to survive in Liberia

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   Street-selling is a way of life in Liberia.         It is a way to survive. Just ask the countless Liberians that constantly brave the humid temperatures and torrential rainfalls that pours down annually, and their reasons for doing what they do so good. They will say in unison that selling in their […]

    March 15, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • India. The subhuman exploitation of child labor does not cease

    India. The subhuman exploitation of child labor does not cease

    By Clemente Ferrer          More than 200,000 children are exploited in India, working in harsh conditions. Under labor exploitation, without access to education and without having covered their basic needs, these children suffer the consequences of a society that looks at them with indifference. To publicize this unfair situation, the advertising agency McCann Erickson New Delhi […]

    March 19, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • National Code of Conduct is the law of the land that cannot be ignored and separated from other laws to please Liberian politicians

    National Code of Conduct is the law of the land that cannot be ignored and separated from other laws to please Liberian politicians

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                 A national Code of Conduct signed by President Sirleaf in 2014 and passed by the national legislature forbids “all officials appointed by the President of the Republic of Liberia” to not “engage in political activities, canvass or contest for elected offices, use Government facilities, equipment or resources in support of partisan […]

    March 8, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Liberian Community Association of the Washington DC

    Liberian Community Association of the Washington DC

       Press Release                                 10169 New Hampshire Ave., P.O. Box 174 Silver Spring, Maryland  20903 www.lcadcmetro.org  Press Release  The leadership of the Liberian Community Association of the Washington DC Metropolitan Area, the LCA-DC INC. calls on all well-meaning Liberians residing in the DC metro Area to  resist and reject any invitation from  individuals who have conspired […]

    March 2, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • LAMA’s financial problems did not start with president Yahsindi Kpeyei; Blame Leo Mulbah, LAMA’s Board of Directors and Liberians in Metro Atlanta

    LAMA’s financial problems did not start with president Yahsindi Kpeyei; Blame Leo Mulbah, LAMA’s Board of Directors and Liberians in Metro Atlanta

    The Liberian Community Association of Georgia (LCAG) was founded in 1976.     The name of the association was changed in the mid to early 1990s to what it is now: “Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta” (LAMA), to reflect the community’s diversity and regional appeal that many Liberians including this writer – a longtime community activist thought […]

    February 12, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Pleading with Togba-Nah Tipoteh Not to Run for President in 2017, and Beyond

    Pleading with Togba-Nah Tipoteh Not to Run for President in 2017, and Beyond

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                    Togba-Nah Tipoteh is a national treasure. In a country where it is difficult to find a person of stature, substance and convictions who truly stands for something, Togba-Nah Tipoteh is a rare breed. With unquestionable intellectual heft to back it up, he has proven to be one of a kind worthy of our […]

    January 24, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post