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Archive for June, 2012

Making excuses for wrongdoings of government officials

Making excuses for wrongdoings of government officials

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor   There is a practice among Liberians at home and in the Diaspora to make excuses for the wrongdoings of Liberian elected officials, and to blame those who have the guts to raise concerns about the issues while elected officials violate the trust given them to serve the people. These elected officials misuse […]

Make Independence Day, July 26 National Day of Volunteering

Make Independence Day, July 26 National Day of Volunteering

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh     From the day I entered elementary school, (I am tempted to say pre-k, but I don’t want to stretch it), I was always reminded of July 26, as Liberia’s Independence Day. On this day in 1847, we Liberians were told that our country was founded by “freed black slaves” from the United States. […]