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Archive for August, 2012

Sugarcoating 133 years of Americo-Liberian dominance

Sugarcoating 133 years of Americo-Liberian dominance

By Samuel D. Tweah Jr     At a time Liberia struggles with national reconciliation and a cohesive national identity, it pains to pen this article. But Dr. Elwood Dunn, a noted Liberian historian and scholar, leaves no choice in his less than honest assessment of our past during his July 26, 2012 Independence Day oration. Every […]

Jewel Howard Taylor’s anti-gay bill could reopen old wounds

Jewel Howard Taylor’s anti-gay bill could reopen old wounds

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh          The lady who once stood by her man in reticence as he carried out one of the most vicious campaigns of human rights abuse in the history of both Liberia and Sierra Leone, is now in the forefront of carrying out her own vicious crusade against gay rights in […]

Less video games, more reading

Less video games, more reading

By Clemente Ferrer        It was unthinkable to see TV commercials promoting videogames, until now. Today, the videogame industry is the strongest out of the entertainment enterprise, probably because other industries have to reduce costs due to the financial crisis. The videogame business continues to grow at a good pace, and it must be made […]

Liberian Lone Star, and Super Eagles of Nigeria to battle for AFCON's qualifying round

Liberian Lone Star, and Super Eagles of Nigeria to battle for AFCON’s qualifying round

By Ralph Geeplay The Liberia Lone Star has been paired with Nigeria’s Super Eagles for the final round of qualification for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), to be held in South Africa. The biggest football gala on the continent will showcase African elite national teams every two years. The Cup was won last […]

Passing: A classic case of shame and tragedy - Part 2

Passing: A classic case of shame and tragedy – Part 2

 By Siahyonkron Nyanseor           Passing: A Classic Case of Shame and Tragedy is a fictional story about a unique place called the Afrikan Republic of Dukor, whose citizens were somehow confused about their identity. The events narrated here took place throughout the 1960s and up to the 1990s, during which becoming civilized was a common […]