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  • The Liberian Presidential Candidates and 2017: Only in Liberia?

    The Liberian Presidential Candidates and 2017: Only in Liberia?

          By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                        According to most Liberians, Prince Y. Johnson is a notorious killer who murdered innocent Liberians during the civil war. Yet, Mr. Johnson was elected senator of Nimba County. Prince Yormie Johnson is reportedly a kingmaker and the most feared and controversial politician in the country.      It […]

  • Where are the 2017 Liberian presidential candidates when liberties and press freedom are being violated?

    Where are the 2017 Liberian presidential candidates when liberties and press freedom are being violated?

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh              Liberia is a strange country. The country is not only a strange place to live and raise a family; it is unsafe, and a broken country with no serious institution that protects life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, and the rule of law. How can there be an incredible absence of […]

  • US$10M unaccounted for at RIA

    US$10M unaccounted for at RIA

    By E. J. Nathaniel Daygbor   (The New Dawn) The Liberian Senate has summoned the senior managerial team at the Roberts International Airport to account for US$10 Million allotted in the National Budget for the upkeep of airport. But appearing before the Senate Committee on Aviation in the Senate’s Conference Room at the Capitol Building, the […]

  • Microscoping Liberia’s Security Sector as UNMIL Transitions

    Microscoping Liberia’s Security Sector as UNMIL Transitions

    By Martin K. N. Kollie   Reflecting on a horrible past Sitting under an old zinc kitchen lecturing with friends in 2003 at an Internally Displaced Center in Paynesville city, my small brother came running to me in his pajamas and said “They are firing again”. I was mute for almost 30 seconds and could […]

  • The Incredible Fall of H. Varney G. Sherman

    The Incredible Fall of H. Varney G. Sherman

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           Senator H. Varney G. Sherman, Chairman of the ruling Unity Party has been an influential party insider, a heavyweight in the Liberian political sphere,  a top-notched lawyer for nearly his entire adult life and a presidential confidant. Sherman’s role as a presidential confidant won him the coveted slot in 2013 to be the national […]

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  • Liberian Government Must Invest in Infrastructure Projects to Create Jobs and Give Country Major Facelift

    Liberian Government Must Invest in Infrastructure Projects to Create Jobs and Give Country Major Facelift

        By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                One of the ways an administration can create jobs is to build roads, bridges, streets, sidewalks, and other public works projects such as water, sewer, drainage systems and landfills to dispose garbage, public restrooms and painting public buildings.      Roads in rural Liberia are deplorable and inaccessible. (See pic above)     […]

    December 7, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Pres. Johnson-Sirleaf Motorcade Kills Two Children in Monrovia

    Pres. Johnson-Sirleaf Motorcade Kills Two Children in Monrovia

    AllAfrica Monrovia — Police vehicle in the convoy of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Wednesday, November 30 hit and killed two boys, Melvin Tucker (7) and Jackson Tucker (9) while crossing the street. The driver of the lead Police vehicle, Tunies Follah has been disrobed and detained, while his Supervisor, Police Superintendent, Steve Daniels is currently undergoing […]

    December 7, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • AIDS in Africa kills the Mothers of Nine Million Children

    AIDS in Africa kills the Mothers of Nine Million Children

    By Clemente Ferrer           The AIDS pandemic leaves nine million children on the African continent without a mother. The director of Save the Childrensays: “Unfortunately, the impact of AIDS among African children is still unknown.”She also asserts that the lack of facilities to carry out the clinical analyzes, means that many women can not know […]

    December 5, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Elphinstone Birch Appointed to City Council

    Elphinstone Birch Appointed to City Council

    Liberian-born Elphinstone James Birch was appointed to the Senior Advisory  Commission by the City Council of Santa Clara, California, to fill a partial term up to June 30, 2017. The appointment takes immediate effect. In his capacity as a member of the Senior Advisory Commission to the City Council of Santa Clara, California, Mr. Birch is expected to act […]

    November 29, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • Diametrically Differing with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf over President-elect Donald Trump’s Victory

    Diametrically Differing with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf over President-elect Donald Trump’s Victory

    By Martin K. N. Kollie         It has been barely three weeks since millions of Americans headed to the polls to elect the successor to President Barrack H. Obama, who served two terms (8 years) as Commander-in-Chief of the most powerful nation in the world, the United States of America. Even though the race for President is […]

    November 29, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The Significance of the Red Cap

    The Significance of the Red Cap

    By Siahyonkron Jglay Kpa-kay Nyanseor           “Home, Sweet Home” is a story about a young man who had traveled from Liberia to America for school and became homesick. He is a “country boy” raised by Honorable George Andrew Jackson Washington and his lovely wife, Mrs. Martha Ann Jefferson-Washington, a Congor family living on Snapper […]

    November 1, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Is Joseph Nyuma Boakai Ready for the Liberian presidency? Can he govern?

    Is Joseph Nyuma Boakai Ready for the Liberian presidency? Can he govern?

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh            The Liberian Community Center in the metro Atlanta suburb of Liburn, Georgia bears his name.      To most Liberians, it is simply the ‘Community Center.” To his diehard supporters who lobbied to put his name on the building that represents the aspirations of Liberians in the State of Georgia, it […]

    October 29, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The War against ‘Zogos’ is Commendable, but must be Holistic and Systematic

    The War against ‘Zogos’ is Commendable, but must be Holistic and Systematic

    By Martin K. N. Kollie         The Liberian society is engulfed with plethora of vexing social perplexities due to numerous of factors. Overtime, holistic and systematic steps have not been taken to address these prevailing challenges. The proliferation of ‘Zogos’ is just one of those social challenges currently facing Liberia. This revolving social problem continues to […]

    October 21, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Stand Up for Girls and Step Up Against Rape

    Stand Up for Girls and Step Up Against Rape

    By Martin K. N. Kollie                     It is not enough to hold colorful ceremonies on October 11 each year to make big speeches about issues confronting girls. It is not enough to sit in our comfort zones and declare rape as a global enemy. It is not enough for nations to enact laws prohibiting child marriage, […]

    October 12, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post