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Archive for October, 2012

Super Eagles of Nigeria crushed Liberian Lone Star in 2nd leg qualifier of the 2013 Nations Cup finals

Super Eagles of Nigeria crushed Liberian Lone Star in 2nd leg qualifier of the 2013 Nations Cup finals

By Wleh Bedell As expected, the Lone Star of Liberia lost to a star-saturated Super Eagles of Nigeria in the final round, second leg qualifier of the 2013 South Africa Nations Cup finals. After a pulsating 2-2 draw in the first leg on September 8, at the SKD stadium, the Lone Star needed a win, […]

Q & A with Liberian filmmaker Robert Sesay

Q & A with Liberian filmmaker Robert Sesay

By Ralph Geeplay   Robert Sesay is a Liberian film maker and writer. His recent film was screened in Philadelphia and did see a successful red carpet premiere in the Greater Philadelphia Area. He is also an author. His debut novel ‘Stolen’ is still a hot seller on Amazon.com. He is writing another novel “The Wild […]

Q & A with Liberian filmmaker Robert Sesay

Q & A with Liberian filmmaker Robert Sesay

By Ralph Geeplay   Robert Sesay is a Liberian film maker and writer. His recent film was screened in Philadelphia and did see a successful red carpet premiere in the Greater Philadelphia Area. He is also an author. His debut novel ‘Stolen’ is still a hot seller on Amazon.com. He is writing another novel “The Wild […]

LIBERIA: Human Rights Activists Press for Justice in Liberia, USA

LIBERIA: Human Rights Activists Press for Justice in Liberia, USA

PRESS RELEASE     October 4, 2012 Five Human Rights organizations have today announced the formation of a coalition to advocate for justice, create awareness, and campaign for the establishment of an international tribunal to prosecute perpetrators of war crimes in Liberia, thereby implementing a significant component of the recommendations of the *Truth and Reconciliation Commission of […]

Leymah Gbowee’s complicated relationships with Sirleaf and the Liberian people

Leymah Gbowee’s complicated relationships with Sirleaf and the Liberian people

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh    Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee made history in 2011 when she and Tawakkal Karman of Yemen shared the coveted prize with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for empowering women and advocating peace and stability in their respective countries. It was a personal victory for Gbowee, and another achievement for Sirleaf who continues to receive awards […]

Leymah Gbowee does not deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

Leymah Gbowee does not deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

By Rosemarie B. James         Let me state at the very onset that I am not a member of the President’s Government. I never have been and I do not believe that I ever will join the Government. My stance, therefore, is an independent one, from an objective bystander who believes that we deserve analysis of […]

"The pressure is on Nigeria," says star player

"The pressure is on Nigeria," says star player

By Hawa Wesseh Even though Nigeria boasts of international players that are playing in high-profile European leagues, Liberia star player Sekou Oliseh Jabateh, who plays professionally for  CSKA Moscow, says the pedigree of the Super Eagles players is nothing to worry about, because pressure will be on Nigeria when the Super Eagles and Lone Star meet […]

"The pressure is on Nigeria," says star player

“The pressure is on Nigeria,” says star player

By Hawa Wesseh Even though Nigeria boasts of international players that are playing in high-profile European leagues, Liberia star player Sekou Oliseh Jabateh, who plays professionally for  CSKA Moscow, says the pedigree of the Super Eagles players is nothing to worry about, because pressure will be on Nigeria when the Super Eagles and Lone Star meet […]

AU's Somalia effort deserves plaudit

AU's Somalia effort deserves plaudit

By Ralph Geeplay      The African Union’s recent military offensive in Somalia, if anything, which saw troops taking full control of the Somali port city of Kismayo must be applauded. By capturing an iron grip on the al-Shabaab Islamist group, and virtually beating them on the battlefield in Somalia put a feather in the cap. It […]

AU's Somalia effort deserves plaudit

AU’s Somalia effort deserves plaudit

By Ralph Geeplay      The African Union’s recent military offensive in Somalia, if anything, which saw troops taking full control of the Somali port city of Kismayo must be applauded. By capturing an iron grip on the al-Shabaab Islamist group, and virtually beating them on the battlefield in Somalia put a feather in the cap. It […]