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  • Quincy B: RIP

    Quincy B: RIP

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                 I never met the late Quincy B who died at the age of 23 in a car accident, as he and his entourage left a Karoake event in downtown Monrovia. I am not familiar with his music either. My only familiarity with the late singer is the post-death video of him […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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  • Open Letter To Inspector General Gregory Coleman of Liberia National Police

    Open Letter To Inspector General Gregory Coleman of Liberia National Police

    By Martin K. N. Kollie                Dear Col. Coleman: With a deep sense of solidarity and empathy for an enterprising young lady who fell prey to police brutality in January of this year, I am overly constrained to pen this open letter to your office. Since your appointment and confirmation as Inspector General in line […]

    April 24, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • A Boakai Coronation?

    A Boakai Coronation?

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai is back in the United States. This is for the nth time, perhaps more than any Liberian vice president. At least more than any of the major presidential candidates in the 2017 race. Like his boss, Madame Sirleaf, who has visited the United States more since she […]

    April 16, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • Liberian poets assemble for Monrovia 2.0 this weekend in Monrovia

    Liberian poets assemble for Monrovia 2.0 this weekend in Monrovia

    By Ralph Geeplay                         Monrovia will come alive this weekend when the much anticipated and expected poetry reading takes place on the Congo Town Back Road, behind the Ministry of Health, and right opposite the Chinese Restaurant. Liberian writer and poetry enthusiast Forte Otheniel, who is headlining the event, says some of Liberia’s finest writers […]

    April 20, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • A Marriage Between Promise and Pretense: Cabinet Retreat Without Action Is Worthless

    A Marriage Between Promise and Pretense: Cabinet Retreat Without Action Is Worthless

    By Martin K. N. Kollie            Liberia has a lot to learn from Tanzania especially under the administration of a patriot par excellence, President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli. The United Nations made no mistake to have named Magufuli as the best President on planet earth just in a period of 12 months of his presidency. […]

    April 6, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • Charles Brumskine and the Nimba (County) Factor

    Charles Brumskine and the Nimba (County) Factor

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                     Charles Walker Brumskine is a lawyer and a Liberian politician. I don’t even know whether Mr. Brumskine wants to be known as a politician first, a lawyer second, or verse visa. What I know is that he’s known as one of Liberia’s best legal minds. On the political front, however, Mr. […]

    March 31, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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