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Archive for December, 2013

Ghanaian movie star John Dumelo visits hospitals in Monrovia

Ghanaian movie star John Dumelo visits hospitals in Monrovia

By Moses Owen Browne, Jr. Golly wood Star John Dumelo in collaboration with Club Temptation on Christmas Day donated series of assorted goods to new born babies in several hospitals within Monrovia, with ELWA Hospital in Paynesville, receiving the highest. The items included baby pampers, baby cloths, toiletries, and blankets, amongst others. According to the […]

Liberian  gov't halts public land sale, suspends some  taxes

Liberian gov’t halts public land sale, suspends some taxes

LIBERIA NEWS AGENCY MONROVIA, Dec 26 (LINA) – President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Order No. 53, ordering a moratorium on public land sale and all transactions, including the issuance of Tribal Certificates and Town Lot Certificates by private individuals, entities, and groups as well as all government functionaries involved in public land transactions. […]

The agony of death

The agony of death

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh       I don’t like funerals. Funerals are sad events. I attend funerals, like most people, to pay my respect to the deceased, and to express my condolences to the grieving family who are left behind to mourn the loss that loved one. Why funerals, in the first place? Why do we have […]

Koffa report shines light on Golden Veroleum's operations in Liberia

Koffa report shines light on Golden Veroleum’s operations in Liberia

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh        At the request of the citizens of Butaw District, Sinoe County, environmental activist and engineer, Morris T. Koffa, traveled to southeastern Liberia to “inquire and gain a better understanding of the growing dispute between the multinational company, Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL), and the people” living in that part of the country. […]

Appreciation: Jlator Nah Gewleh - (April 14, 1958 - December 12, 2013)

Appreciation: Jlator Nah Gewleh – (April 14, 1958 – December 12, 2013)

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh        My heart is bleeding with sorrow and my spirit is wandering endlessly as I write these lines. The fact that my good friend and dear brother, Jlator Nah Gewleh is dead is beyond description, and beyond my imagination. See, Jlator was a good friend. I used the word “good” in the […]

Jlator Nah Gewleh - April 14, 1958 - December 12, 2013

Jlator Nah Gewleh – April 14, 1958 – December 12, 2013

Jlator Nah Gewleh April 14, 1958 – December 12, 2013 RIP Mr. Jlator Nah Gewleh of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, passed away today, December 12, 2013, after a brief illness. Mr. Gewleh was past Chairman, National Krao (Kru) Association in the Americas (NKAA), and a graduate of Devry University. Mr. Gewleh was also a doctoral candidate in […]

Letter of support for Acting UP/USA Chairman Anthony Kanneh

Letter of support for Acting UP/USA Chairman Anthony Kanneh

Editor’s Note: Mr. Leo Mulbah, writing for the National Board of Directors and other officers from a faction of UP/USA sent this website, The Liberian Dialogue, a letter of resignation and a formal complaint against Acting Chairman Mr. Anthony Kanneh, which we carried on this website. For the sake of fairness and equal time, we’ve decided to  carry a rebuttal in […]

Weah and the opposition politician’s perpetual pursuit of the Liberian presidency

Weah and the opposition politician’s perpetual pursuit of the Liberian presidency

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         Liberian opposition leaders are hard to find this time of year. Some are right there in Liberia living quietly as presidential overreach reaches the stratosphere, while others are somewhere living the dream of returning to Liberia in 2017, to contest the presidential elections. As if they are hogtied from head to […]

The Koffa Report, regarding dispute between Golden Veroleum and Butaw District, Sinoe County, Liberia

The Koffa Report, regarding dispute between Golden Veroleum and Butaw District, Sinoe County, Liberia

By Morris T. Koffa, ABD   October 22 to 24 2013   Overview This report dubbed “The Koffa Report,” is an assessment of a three-day observation visit to the Butaw District in Sinoe County where Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) operates. The purpose of the visit was to inquire and gain a better understanding of the […]

Letter of suspension of Anthony Kanneh, Acting Chairman, UP/USA

Letter of suspension of Anthony Kanneh, Acting Chairman, UP/USA

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL, NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS (NBOD     (NBOD) December 03, 2013 Dr. Anthony Kanneh Acting National Executive Chairman UPUSA Re: Letter of Suspension Chairman Kanneh: On behalf of Chairman Philip Jorgu and members of the National Board of Directors of the supra mentioned organization, I present compliments to you and members of […]