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Archive for April, 2013

Karngar-Lawrence is poised to be Grand Bassa County's first female senator

Karngar-Lawrence is poised to be Grand Bassa County’s first female senator

Your browser must support javascript. By Moses Owen Browne, Jr.   Grand Bassa County may soon have its first female senator in Mrs. Yornblee Karngar-Lawrence, who is currently working as a Public Relations Specialist at the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company (LPRC). Karngar-Lawrence is campaigning for the Liberian senate on three thematic areas, which she outlined as […]

ULAA's toothless bulldog - Part V

ULAA’s toothless bulldog – Part V

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor        First, let me extend my sincere apologies to those who have been waiting for the conclusion to this series, which is Part V of “A Covenant Betrayed: Partisanship within ULAA and its Chapters, subtitled: ULAA’s toothless bulldog. In order for all readers to better understand the discussion, let me give some background. […]

John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka get stem cells identical to embryonic stem cells without destroying human embryonic

John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka get stem cells identical to embryonic stem cells without destroying human embryonic

By Clemente Ferrer The research carried out by the British John B. Gurdon and the Japanese Shinya Yamanaka, parents of cell reprogramming awarded with the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2012, have created cells whose characteristics are identical to those of embryonic cells, but without destroying human embryos. The Swedish Academy said that both Gurdon […]

April 12 protest rally (that did not happen) proves the difficulty of removing Sirleaf from office non-violently

April 12 protest rally (that did not happen) proves the difficulty of removing Sirleaf from office non-violently

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh      Liberia needs drastic change in political leadership is the overwhelming sentiment of most Liberians residing in and out of the country. Why? Because living and safety conditions in the country are deplorable. Liberians are suffering, period, and the country is riddled with violence, corruption, hunger and record unemployment. Sirleaf’s in denial. […]

Latest Dual Citizenship drive proves there is hope for Diaspora Liberians

Latest Dual Citizenship drive proves there is hope for Diaspora Liberians

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh          The All Liberian Conference on Dual Citizenship and its many members in the United States, Europe, Africa, Canada and other regions of the world should be applauded for their passionate advocacy of dual citizenship for Liberians abroad. As a frequent critique of the Union of Liberian Associations in the Americas (ULAA), […]

Stop scapegoating Grand Gedeh County

Stop scapegoating Grand Gedeh County

                         By Cyrus S. Cooper, II   The Ellen Johnson Sirleaf administration has established an anti-Grand Gedeh County campaign designed to scapegoat the peaceful people of our county, for the government’s failure to provide basic social services to the Liberian public. The people of Grand Gedeh county has no plan to wage war on Liberia like […]

Blah’s painful political legacy

Blah’s painful political legacy

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh        I am not a fan of Charles Taylor. And like most Liberians who care about justice, I want Taylor to remain in the European prison he currently resides for the remaining of his pitiful life. Moses Zeh Blah, 65, who passed away April 1, from heart attack worked for Charles Taylor, […]

Conference Resolution: All Liberian Conference on Dual Citizenship

Conference Resolution: All Liberian Conference on Dual Citizenship

 All Liberian Conference on Dual Citizenship Final Resolution  Washington DC, USA December 7-8, 2012 All-Liberian Conference on Dual Citizenship – Washington DC – Page 2 of 7 WHERE AS Liberians residing in Europe, the United States, Canada and other regions of the world met at an All-Liberian Conference on Dual Citizenship held in Washington DC on […]