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Archive for January, 2014

Supreme Court of Liberia rules in Mary Broh’s favor

Supreme Court of Liberia rules in Mary Broh’s favor

By: Moses Owen Browne, Jr.              When President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf made the hasty decision a year ago to suspend from office then-acting Monrovia City Mayor, Mary Broh for actions many said were incompatible for a public official, there were those who believed the president’s decision was right, because “Mary Broh was a difficult leader.” That […]

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S

By Clemente Ferrer       The Spanish Association Against Cancer – AECC – has launched an advertising campaign requesting assistance under the slogan ” With your help we will overcome cancer.” Moreover , Professor Kathy B. Baumgartner , head of the department of epidemiology and dean of the School of Public Health at the University of […]

Teahjay vs. Nyenpan: What’s in it for the citizens of Sinoe County?

Teahjay vs. Nyenpan: What’s in it for the citizens of Sinoe County?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh      Mobutu Vlah Nyenpan and J. Milton Teahjay are two ambitious politicians who remind me of the beauty, the distractions and what is wrong with post-war Sinoe County. Nyenpan and Teahjay are new breeds of native-born Sinoeans – young men and women who want to make a mark in an era of […]

How bad government policies continue to keep Liberia behind

How bad government policies continue to keep Liberia behind

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh              In some parts of Liberia, a person can be arrested for walking when the Liberian flag is being hoisted. It doesn’t matter where the person is going, or what time of the day it is; an individual can be arrested for walking during the ritual of raising the flag. In Liberia […]

“Threat of war and bloodshed” against people of Tarjuowon, Sinoe County, condemned

“Threat of war and bloodshed” against people of Tarjuowon, Sinoe County, condemned

Staff writer         The Executive Committee of Kulu United Development Association (KUDA) has condemned in no uncertain terms comments by the Chairman of the organization, Sampson Toby, “threatening war and bloodshed” against  the people of Tarjuowon Statutory District in Sinoe County. The News newspaper quoted Toby in its December 31, 2013 publication as saying that he […]

A proven strategy to prevent turmoil in the DR Congo

A proven strategy to prevent turmoil in the DR Congo

By Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Kulwant Singh and Dr. David Leffler         Yet another armed attack in the DR Congo. There is a proven solution to prevent  violence! A new technology of defense is now available that has been scientifically  shown to prevent turmoil and create peace by harnessing the deepest level of  […]

Weah and Urey’s $2.5 million political marriage of convenience

Weah and Urey’s $2.5 million political marriage of convenience

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh              “Tsungbeh, you are crazy! CDCians have heard these kinds of “news” before in 2005, immediately after the rerun of the presidential elections of that year.”  Dr. Matthew N. Nimpson – 12/18/13 – Liberian listserv   “The issue at bar that the CDC is allegedly trading its standard bearer post to Beninoi […]

Jack Gleeson is leaving the bloody series 'Game of Thrones' because he feels repugnance to his character

Jack Gleeson is leaving the bloody series 'Game of Thrones' because he feels repugnance to his character

By Clemente Ferrer          Game of Thrones is a fantasy novel written in 1996 by the American George R. R. Martin, winner of the Locus Award in 1997. He is the author of the series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire,’ where the bloody series Game of Thrones is based. HBO premiered the […]

Jack Gleeson is leaving the bloody series 'Game of Thrones' because he feels repugnance to his character

Jack Gleeson is leaving the bloody series ‘Game of Thrones’ because he feels repugnance to his character

By Clemente Ferrer          Game of Thrones is a fantasy novel written in 1996 by the American George R. R. Martin, winner of the Locus Award in 1997. He is the author of the series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire,’ where the bloody series Game of Thrones is based. HBO premiered the […]

Taylor aide seeks presidency

Taylor aide seeks presidency

By Ralph Geeplay EDMONTON—-Benoni Urey, a former chief aide to indicted Liberian warlord President Charles Ghankay Taylor, who served as the head of the lucrative Bureau of Maritime Affairs during the Taylor era, and was recently removed from the United Nations travel ban, has thrown his hat in the running for the Liberian presidency with […]