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  • George Weah won, but are we serious about our politics or the status quo?

    George Weah won, but are we serious about our politics or the status quo?

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh               George Manneh Oppong Weah finally won a senate seat in Montserrado County. He did not only crush his main rival, presidential son Robert A. Sirleaf, who ran conveniently and unsuccessfully as an independent candidate. Weah won convincingly by a whopping 79.6 percent to Sirleaf’s 26.1 percent. With voter turnout very low reportedly […]

  • Boosting food security in the midst of Ebola

    Boosting food security in the midst of Ebola

    By Francis W. Nyepon        Liberia’s Agricultural Sector is in an appallingly worrying state due to the lack of  vision, mismanagement, careless investment priority and deficient capacity. Over 3.5 million Liberians or 8 in every 10 persons lack adequate food for a healthy and  active life. Liberia is one of the least food-secure countries in […]

  • Robert Sirleaf’s frivolous and self-serving ‘lawsuit’

    Robert Sirleaf’s frivolous and self-serving ‘lawsuit’

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                          Presidential son Robert Allen Sirleaf never had the Ebola virus, and doesn’t even know how it feels to have the disease in the Liberian society, and eventually be killed by it. The privileged Sirleaf doesn’t understand suffering, especially when you are a Liberian who has to live day in and day […]

  • Liberia's Supreme Court suspends election campaign over Ebola

    Liberia’s Supreme Court suspends election campaign over Ebola

              MONROVIA (Reuters) – Liberia’s Supreme Court suspended campaigning for next month’s senate election on Friday while it considers a petition warning that electioneering risks spreading the Ebola outbreak, the information minister said. A group including some former government officials and political party representatives filed the petition earlier this week for […]

  • 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 […]

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  • THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEMBERS OF THE UNITY PARTY IN THE AMERICAS / DIASPORA (UP-USA)

    THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEMBERS OF THE UNITY PARTY IN THE AMERICAS / DIASPORA (UP-USA)

    OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AND MEMBERS OF THE UNITY PARTY IN THE AMERICAS / DIASPORA (UP-USA).           Unity Party-USA Dissociates Itself from Condemnation of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Liberia by Expelled Ex-Member, Leo Mulbah of the Georgia Chapter This Press Release comes to inform the People of Liberia, Friends of […]

    January 21, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Brave and Heroic Parents: The Joy of Living with a Child with Down Syndrome

    Brave and Heroic Parents: The Joy of Living with a Child with Down Syndrome

    By Clemente Ferrer                            “I’m expecting a baby and have discovered that he has Down Syndrome. I’m scared, what kind of life will have my child?.” These are the words of a mother who wrote to the Italian organization CoorDown (National Coordination of Associations of People with Down Syndrome). The organization has released the […]

    January 15, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Plan Liberia makes orphans smile

    Plan Liberia makes orphans smile

    By Moses O. Browne, Jr.,                   92 orphans including 528 beneficiaries in 16 communities of Bomi County’s 3 districts received rice, oil, sanitary kits, used clothes and other assorted materials. “This is one major way of identifying and helping to protect our children especially those who have lost fathers, mothers and families to the deadly […]

    January 8, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • UNITY PARTY-USA - Press Release

    UNITY PARTY-USA – Press Release

                                 UNITY PARTY-USA National Board of Directors The National Leadership of the National Association of Members of the Unity Party in the Americas (UP-USA), under the dynamic and capable leadership of the National Executive Committee and the National Board of Directors, has learned with indignation and disdain the needless act of judicial interference by the […]

    January 9, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • LIBERIA: Girls and women exploited in Ebola-hit communities

    LIBERIA: Girls and women exploited in Ebola-hit communities

    Press Release                         Ebola survivors in Liberia say they are being sexually harassed and abused by men despite the risks of the disease, reveals a research by child rights organisation Plan International. The report by Plan entitled ‘Young Lives on Lockdown: The impact of Ebola on children and communities in Liberia’, shows that sexual […]

    January 8, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Five coaches Liberian Lone Stars could shortlist

    Five coaches Liberian Lone Stars could shortlist

    By: Hawa Wesseh                                                Liberia FA and Musa Bility recently appointed new set of coaches for the Lone Stars. The appointment was met with displeasure in certain quarters. Here also are five coaches that could turn the Liberian national team fortunes around. Africans FAs have a bias [these long years] for European coaches, sorry […]

    January 8, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Musa Bility is bereft of ideas; and the record is there to prove it

    Musa Bility is bereft of ideas; and the record is there to prove it

    By Hawa Wesseh                         The appointment of James Salinsa Debah as Liberia’s Lone Star coach shows yet again that Musa Bility, the failed Liberian Football Association and its president has no direction at a time when most countries within the region are making progress, and retooling to move their football programs forward. Matter […]

    December 28, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • J. Milton Teahjay’s senatorial victory perhaps a sign of hope for Sinoe County: A Rejoinder

    J. Milton Teahjay’s senatorial victory perhaps a sign of hope for Sinoe County: A Rejoinder

    By Dennis Chewlae Jah                     Dear Bro Sungbeh, I agree with some of what you wrote and thank you for your quick thinking in coming up with such comprehensive opinion piece right after the last ballot was counted. I agree that those elections were contentious and at the end Milton Teahjay came on top. I don’t […]

    December 25, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post