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  • “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 […]

  • A hint to the African delegates at the USA-African Summit

    A hint to the African delegates at the USA-African Summit

    By Wollor E. Topor                     President Obama is meeting over 50 heads of state from Africa, the first of its kind by a sitting president on the American soil. USA team comprising of government officials, corporate executives, and civil society are to interact with African leaders for three days in Washington, DC in finding […]

  • Debating post independence-day issues, and Liberia’s development in the age of interconnectedness and Interdependence

    Debating post independence-day issues, and Liberia’s development in the age of interconnectedness and Interdependence

    Patience O. Coleman   Celebrating independence is an exciting historical moment for any country; but should not be a one-off activity. Liberia’s 167th birthday, which was observed on July 26, 2014, should continue to attract attention and reflections on some of our intractable constitutional, social, political, ecological, and economic challenges. Although not strange for many […]

  • "Toward breaking the cycle of missed opportunities in Liberia's history"

    “Toward breaking the cycle of missed opportunities in Liberia’s history”

    By George  Klay  Kieh, Jr. This speech was delivered during the 167th Independence anniversary of the Republic of Liberia, sponsored by the Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta (LAMA), held on July 26, 2014 at the Joseph Boakai Liberian Community Center, Lilburn, Georgia.                               INTRODUCTION   Let me begin by expressing my thanks and appreciation to […]

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  • Patrick Sawyer was One of Us: In Remembrance

    Patrick Sawyer was One of Us: In Remembrance

     By Jonathan J. Geegbae                   Patrick Oliver Sawyer, “PO” was a true patriot. I say this with strong convictions. He believed in Liberia and was convinced that the country’s best days are yet to come. Patrick demonstrated his love for country in many ways. In December 2008, he left his wife and kids in Coon […]

    August 14, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • In Liberia village, shunned Ebola victims left to die

    In Liberia village, shunned Ebola victims left to die

    By Zoom Dosso                        AFP   BALLAJAH (Liberia) (AFP) – The only sounds in the abandoned Liberian village were the cries of a little girl, shut up with her mother’s body inside the family home, starving and thirsty as she waited for death. Eventually even the girl — 12-year-old Fatu Sherrif — fell silent as she […]

    August 13, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • TV ad spending has soared 1.86%, to 2013

    TV ad spending has soared 1.86%, to 2013

    By  Clemente Ferrer         Ymedia has published a report with all audience data, consumption, screen quotas, ranking of most popular programs and television commercials in Spain. Ad spending in the different television channels continues above the figure recorded in 2013 with a 1.86% increase over the previous year. Recovery has begun. The first place […]

    August 7, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Ebola: The virus of quick death: the socio-economic implications in Liberia

    Ebola: The virus of quick death: the socio-economic implications in Liberia

    By Romeo D.N. Gbartea                                                                                                                                          Introduction: The national vision 2030 research paper emphasizes how reactive the Liberia society is structured, thereby creating a condition for underdevelopment and other negative vices. Just see how Liberians continue to die of the deadly disease Ebola simply because the county is not proactive. The Country has a fire-truck approach. […]

    July 31, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • As Ebola invades, Sirleaf administration must now develop food distribution programs and policy to prevent mass starvation

    As Ebola invades, Sirleaf administration must now develop food distribution programs and policy to prevent mass starvation

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                 President Sirleaf finally – and I say finally listened. She got her act together and did what she should have done weeks ago when the deadly Ebola virus first entered Liberia. She closed the borders, restrict public gatherings, asked government workers to stay home for at least 30 days, and […]

    August 3, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Ebola Crisis: Prevention awareness education is the only cure

    Ebola Crisis: Prevention awareness education is the only cure

           By Arthur B. Dennis                                             In the olden days, the basic hygiene slogan inscribed on every billboard was “prevention is better than cure.” Even during the outbreak of the HIV-AIDS in 1981 when there was no vaccine to treat the disease, “Prevention” was the slogan used to contain the spread of the epidemic. Therefore, […]

    August 2, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • In such a time as this, Liberia needs revisiting the 'Disneyland of Highly Infected Apes'

    In such a time as this, Liberia needs revisiting the ‘Disneyland of Highly Infected Apes’

     By Wollor E. Topor            Yes! There are fascinating stories in medical research. Researching to find cures for deadly diseases like Ebola, HIV/AIDS, Marburg virus and hepatitis are remarkable and efforts, in these directions are not at all bad in and of themselves. It is good to remember this fact! Some of many health […]

    July 31, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post