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  • The Missing Container

    The Missing Container

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         Did it, or did it not happen? That’s the million-dollar question. The answer is, a container full of money is missing.  The exact amount is presumed to be L$9 billion, US$60 million. No, I am not making it up, and I am not writing this piece to willfully […]

  • Sinoe County Politicians Are the Problem - Unseat Them

    Sinoe County Politicians Are the Problem – Unseat Them

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh            Sinoe County is a beautiful place to live. It is quiet, uncongested, environmentally-friendly, rich in natural resources, and boasts some of the most beautiful natural sceneries in the country. With the volatile Atlantic Ocean serving as a natural backdrop in the county’s capital of Greenville, and obviously, […]

  • Woewiyu’s (War) Crimes – But Is He Alone?

    Woewiyu’s (War) Crimes – But Is He Alone?

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu, the once flamboyant spokesman of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), was found guilty on 11 charges including criminal immigration fraud and war crimes and could be spending the rest of his life in a federal prison in the United States. Even though he […]

  • Jonathan Paye-Layleh’s Legitimate Fears

    Jonathan Paye-Layleh’s Legitimate Fears

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh              There are historical precedents of intimidation, verbal abuse, physical abuse of journalists and the death of a journalist who was killed on the job in Liberia. One of the fatal stories of a journalist who was assassinated as he was doing his job occurred in the […]

  • President George Weah’s 6,000 (Nigeria) Education Policy is a Scheme. It is Bad for Liberia

    President George Weah’s 6,000 (Nigeria) Education Policy is a Scheme. It is Bad for Liberia

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           I am a proud product of both the public and private school systems of Liberia. During my school days in Liberia, I had dedicated Liberian teachers and foreign teachers from Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria. I also had teachers from the United States and India. My Liberian […]

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  • The Liberian Flag: A Symbol of Pride or Misrepresentation?

    The Liberian Flag: A Symbol of Pride or Misrepresentation?

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh From Our Archives November 2, 2001 Lately, the American flag is seen everywhere. The flag can be seen draped from windows of buildings; painted on rooftops; hoisted onto small and large poles in neighborhoods; tied to or pasted on to antennas, and to the front and rear of vehicles. The American flag […]

    March 9, 2019 | 0 comments | View Post

  • President Weah? Or Pastor Weah?

    President Weah? Or Pastor Weah?

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh Forky Klon Jlaleh is a traditional Krao-Kru (Liberian) name that could have been a relative’s name. The name in question is not about a relative, but a church, yes, a church founded, pastored and owned by the current President of Liberia, George Manneh Weah. In his previous life, Weah, the private citizen […]

    January 14, 2019 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Weah is Weah’s Own Worse Enemy

    Weah is Weah’s Own Worse Enemy

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh It is a bird. It is not a bird, either, but a statue. It is a modern-day statue hoisted in Monrovia by a few brave men or few coward men who find it patriotic to hold their modern-day hero up-high, to make their point. In these troubling and near-paralyzing times in the […]

    December 28, 2018 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Dual Citizenship and Voting Rights Are the Only Hope That Will Save Liberia from Those Corrupt and Clueless Politicians

    Dual Citizenship and Voting Rights Are the Only Hope That Will Save Liberia from Those Corrupt and Clueless Politicians

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh     Former ULAA President Emmanuel Wettee, who is a staunch advocate of dual citizenship for diaspora Liberians, is on the right side of history. Wettee is also on the right side of the debate that has consumed part of his adult life. Why shouldn’t Wettee be on the right of history? […]

    November 23, 2018 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Weah’s Governing Problem

    Weah’s Governing Problem

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           George Manneh Weah is your everyday Liberian who shockingly became President of Liberia. It is the first in the history of the republic for an everyday Liberian, especially an inexperienced and clueless one for that matter to run for president, let alone, win the presidency based solely […]

    September 16, 2018 | 0 comments | View Post