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Archive for March, 2013

Supreme interference

Supreme interference

  By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   The story is all too familiar. A young Liberian, Edward Gberi, who was trying to earn an honest living as store help was choked to death in 1978, by his Lebanese employer for allegedly chewing a candy. The Liberian Supreme Court under Chief Justice James A. A. Pierre immediately took on […]

11 questions with The Liberian Dialogue Editor, Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh

11 questions with The Liberian Dialogue Editor, Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh

By Ralph Geeplay (The Liberian Listener)     Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh is editor of The Liberian Dialogue, an Atlanta-based web publication that is establishing itself influentially as one of post-war Liberia’s sober media entities. Sungbeh’s ‘no holds barred’ approach to journalism and commentaries on developmental issues has established The Liberian Dialogue as a significant voice on major […]

Liberia should learn from its Firestone experience

Liberia should learn from its Firestone experience

By Tewroh Wehtoe Sungbeh   A chief executive officer (CEO) recently outlined his company’s vision for the millennium. That vision “is a global one” that will expand his three-billion-dollar cable wire manufacturing business to the rest of the world. Despite his global goal, the CEO spoke confidently and enthusiastically about China as a target market for […]

Gov’t cuts incentive for Health Workers in Gbarpolu

Gov’t cuts incentive for Health Workers in Gbarpolu

– Staff Writer          Voluntary health workers (VHWs) in Gbarma District, Gbarpolu County are now experiencing reduction in their monthly incentive giving by the Government of Liberia (GoL). In a chat with this writer, Mr. J. Mammoh Jah II, a lab assistant at the Gbarma Clinic, said the incentive for the VHWs has been cut […]

Liberia will always be home

Liberia will always be home

 By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   Vadro Kone’ is a friend, an Ivorian, who’s never shy to discuss his days in Liberia with me. I thought I knew Liberia since it is my birth country, but when Kone’ opened his mouth to discuss his former adopted homeland, what he said reinforced my own sense of patriotism. Like […]