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  • Who Killed Harry A. Greaves, Jr.? We Want to Know

    Who Killed Harry A. Greaves, Jr.? We Want to Know

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh          On any particular day in Monrovia, Harry A. Greaves Jr., who just died a mysterious death this week, the second mysterious death of a high-profile person on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s watch, will do what he is notoriously known to do in that lawless country. A wheeler and dealer, the high-power, […]

  • The Ghankay-Infected Candidates In Liberia's 2017 Presidential Race

    The Ghankay-Infected Candidates In Liberia’s 2017 Presidential Race

    By P. Nimely-Sie Tuon                  Benoni Urey, M. Nathaniel Barnes, Charles Brumskine, Jewel Howard, Alex Tyler. The 2017 Liberian presidential race is poised to be a game changer in Liberian politics. It is also poised to be dominated by a man called Charles Ghankay MacArthur Taylor, regarding arrogance, insensitivity, impunity, corruption, cheating, violence, […]

  • Diaspora Engagement For Post-War Reconstruction

    Diaspora Engagement For Post-War Reconstruction

    By Cecil Franweah Frank               As Liberia continues on its post-civil war reconstruction, one of the relevant questions that have bedeviled Liberian policymakers is developing effective policies to engage the diaspora. Since coming to office, the Johnson-Sirleaf administration has made some efforts at engagement by creating such mechanism as the Senior Executive Service, and […]

  • Leo Mulbah has done his part: LAMA can do even better by electing competent leaders on November 8

    Leo Mulbah has done his part: LAMA can do even better by electing competent leaders on November 8

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         Liberians in the Diaspora, like their people back home crave democracy, prosperity and the rule of law. Unlike their people at home who live on crumbs, in fear daily of their lives, and are at the mercy of a bad government, Liberians in the Diaspora – in metro Atlanta have taken […]

  • The Silver Bullet to End Youth Unemployment in Liberia

    The Silver Bullet to End Youth Unemployment in Liberia

    By Francis W. Nyepon                       Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) can end youth unemployment in Liberia. The country’s unemployment rate is among the highest in the world. And youth unemployment has been one of our major socio-economic challenges for decades, even though, technical and vocational education training is the ‘Silver Bullet’ that can […]

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  • Zika virus: A re-emerging disease threat Liberia must take seriously

    Zika virus: A re-emerging disease threat Liberia must take seriously

    By Taiyee N. Quenneh, PhD              A mosquito-borne virus has re-emerged and is explosively spreading in the Americas (South America, North America, and the Caribbean). Brazil is the epicenter. There are few cases detected in the United States in people returning from the outbreak areas. Unlike the Ebola virus that […]

    February 5, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • A Scientific Means for Islamic Military Alliance to Collaborate and Deploy

    A Scientific Means for Islamic Military Alliance to Collaborate and Deploy

    By David Leffler, Ph.D.               The state-run Saudi Press Agency has announced that 34 nations are forming a new “Islamic military alliance” to fight terrorism. But will this new alliance really be able to prevent future terrorist attacks and create lasting peace? There is no statistically validated guarantee that the military strategy of fighting violence […]

    December 16, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • When flying becomes irritating: My experience with (Nigerian) Arik Air

    When flying becomes irritating: My experience with (Nigerian) Arik Air

    ‪By Moses Owen Browne, Jr.            Air Arik Airlines has been flying to Liberia for sometimes now and I have heard passengers complained of maltreatment. Sometimes I feel people complain about everything, not until I had my own share of the neglect and ill-treatment on January 29 ‪at Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos. Now, […]

    January 30, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Thousands Begin Self-Demolition of Homes in Old LPRC Community To Make Way For Dangote Investment

    Thousands Begin Self-Demolition of Homes in Old LPRC Community To Make Way For Dangote Investment

    By Samuka V. Konneh                   Thousands of residents in the old LPRC Community in Gardnersville have longed to see the man that represents them at the national legislature in the wake of ongoing demolition. But the coming of Representative Richmond Anderson and his speech did not solidify citizens’ hopes to stay a little […]

    January 25, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Plan International builds first modern school in Lontuo, Nimba County, Liberia

    Plan International builds first modern school in Lontuo, Nimba County, Liberia

      By Moses Owen Browne, Jr. Plan International has started the construction of a modern school in Lontuo, Nimba County. Lontuo, a large community of more than 4500 inhabitants, has a single public school in Twah River District which was founded in 1975. It’s an elementary school with 445 pupils as of academic year 2015. […]

    January 6, 2016 | 0 comments | View Post

  • “The Country Is Bleeding”

    “The Country Is Bleeding”

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh               President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is lucky to be in office this long. She’s lucky, indeed. The idea that she is completing her second six-year presidential term without encountering any serious national threat to her corrupt administration, says a lot about the political shrewdness she brings to her presidency. Had she been […]

    December 11, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • NOCAL's bankruptcy and President Sirleaf's excessive foreign travels

    NOCAL’s bankruptcy and President Sirleaf’s excessive foreign travels

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   The story is all too familiar. Turn it around, twist it, or bend it. It is the same story. It is about rampant corruption and lack of leadership and accountability in the Sirleaf administration. In the face of corruption and human suffering on her watch, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf remains defiant, and […]

    December 7, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post