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Archive for April, 2012

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai LAMA's Visit: Facts and Rationale

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai LAMA’s Visit: Facts and Rationale

By. L. Wellington VanPelt (A rebuttal to Mr. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh’s March 31, 2012 Article) I shall begin with what both Mr. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh and I may likely agree on.   (1) Our community needs a Community and Cultural Center. (2) Facts should never be optional.  (3) For the media to be respected, it must respect its […]

Scavenging for survival

Scavenging for survival

By. Moses Owen Browne, Jr. John Gray, a 28-year old Liberian survives daily by searching waste sites in and around Monrovia to find food. He looks through trash canes, landfills, and garbage bags for things he can possibly sell or eat. Mr. Gray, who lives in the Todee District area of Montserrado County, is one of […]

Why not "President's Day"? or "National Religion Day"?

Why not "President's Day"? or "National Religion Day"?

By. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh    One way to get Liberians talking is when the topic is either about religion or politics, in a country where Christianity is a state-sanctioned religion; and every Liberian, once upon a time, was a member of the True Whig Party. Politics and religion will get Liberians talking because some are passionate about the issues. Others […]

Why not "President's Day"? or "National Religion Day"?

Why not “President’s Day”? or “National Religion Day”?

By. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh    One way to get Liberians talking is when the topic is either about religion or politics, in a country where Christianity is a state-sanctioned religion; and every Liberian, once upon a time, was a member of the True Whig Party. Politics and religion will get Liberians talking because some are passionate about the issues. Others […]

The Wish Center will file a lawsuit to replace Major General S.A. Abdurrahman with A natural-born Liberian

The Wish Center will file a lawsuit to replace Major General S.A. Abdurrahman with A natural-born Liberian

By Edmond Gray  The succession of a Nigerian General, Yusuf by his countryman, Major General Suraj Alao Abdurrahman in June 2007, as Commander of the Armed Forces of Liberia, is not only damning and denigrating for one of Africa’s oldest nations, it defies all international legal wisdoms. Under Article VII of the Accra Comprehensive Peace […]

The Status of Liberian Muslims And The Advocacy For Sharia Courts

The Status of Liberian Muslims And The Advocacy For Sharia Courts

By.  Abdullah S. L. Sarnoh Orginally published by TLD, November 15, 2002 Since creation, every human society has endeavor to set a standard norm and custom with which to regulate the conduct of its affairs, in accordance with sociological changes and in conformity with the secular and spiritual aspects of human life. THE POSITION OF […]