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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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  • Rebranding our nation’s image from Ebola

    Rebranding our nation’s image from Ebola

    By Francis W. Nyepon                     Liberia has an international problem. Ebola has marred the image and identity of our country. The virus has shakened the country to its core. It has become a nuisance to our democratic governance process and remarkable GDP growth, which was trumpeted just a few short months ago, as one of the […]

    November 19, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Nothing lasts forever

    Nothing lasts forever

    By Siahyonkron Nyanseor                             Slave and colonial mentality are so ingrained in some Africans and their leaders to the point they live to serve the interest of the external forces who are only interested in their mineral and natural resources. These Africans do so to the detriment of themselves and their people.   A […]

    November 19, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Weah endorsement is a reminder of the opportunistic way we select our political leaders

    Weah endorsement is a reminder of the opportunistic way we select our political leaders

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                      George Manneh Weah is running for the Liberian senate. He wants to represent Montserrado County. In fact, 17 opportunistic members of the House of Representatives and Senate; even individuals who are not members of Weah’s Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) political party, are riding the bandwagon in this hype to have […]

    November 16, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • Social networks, with their high informativeness, open new avenues of advertising activity

    Social networks, with their high informativeness, open new avenues of advertising activity

    By  Clemente Ferrer            Advertising is one of the elements that have greater dynamism in our lives. We are always exposed to advertising but with continued progress and development of new technologies the world of advertising is changing.. Enrique Dans, Professor at IE Business School explains in his column in a spanish newspaper, under […]

    November 26, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • In Liberia: Firestone and Charles Taylor

    In Liberia: Firestone and Charles Taylor

    Hi — I’m Terry Parris Jr. I’m the community editor at ProPublica<http://www.propublica.org/>, a non profit investigative news site based in New York. I’m reaching out to share an investigation of ours that impacts the Liberian community. And I’m also looking for some help plugging into Liberians here in America and abroad. Next week, we’re launching […]

    November 15, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Award-winning series Africa Investigates back on Al Jazeera

    Award-winning series Africa Investigates back on Al Jazeera

    • First episode, Liberia: Living With Ebola, now available to embed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXKSycRAcR4 The second season of Al Jazeera’s award-winning Africa Investigates kicked off on Wednesday, 12 November 2014, asking whether the Liberian government is making the Ebola crisis worse. “This groundbreaking series gives some of Africa’s best journalists the opportunity to pursue high-level investigative targets […]

    November 13, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • Liberia is my 'Kpormeni' (My business)

    Liberia is my ‘Kpormeni’ (My business)

    By Siahyonkron Nyanseor                     Sometime people like to find palava with me because they want me to tell them the true history of Liberia – not the fairytale ‘history’ they had us reading when our government minimized the significant role the original inhabitants played in the formation of our country. Due to my advocacy, […]

    November 9, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Burkina Faso after Compaoré: Continuity through Change?

    Burkina Faso after Compaoré: Continuity through Change?

    By Valerie Arnould                            AfricanArgumentsEditor   The removal on 31 October of Blaise Compaoré, who was president of Burkina Faso for 27 years, following street protests, has been welcomed as a momentous event. In a continent where state leaders often desperately cling to power until their death or they are removed through violent force, the ‘Burkina […]

    November 7, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Advocating on behalf of the Liberian nation and its people: Can you help?

    Advocating on behalf of the Liberian nation and its people: Can you help?

     By Aflowa Kojo-Zaza                     Liberia is a tapestry of people in a multicultural context. We should use this as a strength to overcomeour obstacles and stop using it as a wedge to always be divided. We can take the woven country cloth as our symbol of unity and our multiculturalism. We can also use […]

    November 7, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post