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Archive for May, 2014

From dream to reality, Liberian Association of Metro Atlanta (LAMA) has a Community Center

From dream to reality, Liberian Association of Metro Atlanta (LAMA) has a Community Center

My fellow Liberians:          By His undeserved grace and mercy, what seemed an improbable journey some two and a half years ago is now a Reality! Thanks to you and many selfless sons and daughters of our beloved community, I am pleased to inform you that LAMA signed a contract on a 5, 600 sq ft. […]

Judge Melvin Johnson and Ellen Corkrum: A call for permanent cease fire and truce

Judge Melvin Johnson and Ellen Corkrum: A call for permanent cease fire and truce

By Arthur B. Dennis                          From the beginning of the corruption allegation drama between the Government of Liberia and Judge Melvin Johnson and Ellen Corkrum (known in the press as the) “pair,”  some  Liberian citizens at home were blaming the alleged corruption scandal on the dual citizenship status of the pair and called on lawmakers to deny […]

Preventing future Boko Haram attacks

Preventing future Boko Haram attacks

By Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Kulwant Singh and Dr. David Leffler               Violence and conflict have plagued mankind throughout history, and the terrorist attacks by Boko Haram are just a current manifestation. How can Nigeria protect itself from future attacks? Ideally, the best way to guard against emerging terrorist threats would be to have no enemies. […]

Bishop Emeritus, Boniface Nyema Dalieh was truly a man of God - A testimonial

Bishop Emeritus, Boniface Nyema Dalieh was truly a man of God – A testimonial

By T. Gbuo-Mle Bedell                    I was born and reared in Harper City, Maryland County. If you check the map of Liberia, geographically, Maryland is located in the keyhole, deep in the belly of the southeastern region. There I spent my formative days. Until I returned from outside Liberia, the things I saw and continue […]

“You will remain in federal custody until your trial,” Judge tells Woewiyu

“You will remain in federal custody until your trial,” Judge tells Woewiyu

By Patrick Nimely-Sie Tuon            An eye witness account   Philadelphia, PA: May 16, 2014: Thomas Jucontee Woewiyu, Former Minister of Defense of Liberia’s most notorious rebel faction, National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), appeared before a 3-federal judge panel with one judge leading the charge. Mr. Woewiyu was brought into the court while in the […]

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf must address Woewiyu’s damaging allegations

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf must address Woewiyu’s damaging allegations

From the Archives of The Liberian Dialogue   By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh September 17, 2005   Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu is not the kind of source one would like to cite in any analysis or news story, because of his own checkered and troubled past. Then again, Woewiyu’s bad boy image as a shameless profiteer and a master […]

(Woewiyu's) An open letter to Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

(Woewiyu’s) An open letter to Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

(From the Archives of The Liberian Dialogue) Thursday, September 15, 2005 Editor’s Note: In the wake of Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu’s recent arrest by US authorities for his involvement in the Liberian civil war, coupled with other charges, we’ve decided to carry verbatim his 2005 letter to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf chronicling her deep involvement in the Liberian […]

Woewiyu’s arrest by US officials confirms our inability to pursue our own war criminals

Woewiyu’s arrest by US officials confirms our inability to pursue our own war criminals

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh               Leo Mulbah, President of the Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta (LAMA), is often heard uttering these words in frustration when he’s fed up with loquacious Liberians who just talk, but will not contribute financially to the community building fund drive his administration is undertaking. “I tired talking.” The short sentence […]

IAB: Online Advertising will increase by 3% in 2014

IAB: Online Advertising will increase by 3% in 2014

By Clemente Ferrer          The industry association for digital advertising and communication and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), presented its new Investment Study of Total Digital Advertising in 2013, which examines trends in media buying and investment in Internet, mobile and digital. ” The total investment in online media advertising in Spain is 878.4 […]

Jucontee Woewiyu's finally in jail: Who's next?

Jucontee Woewiyu’s finally in jail: Who’s next?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh               Like George S. Boley before him who was arrested, jailed and deported to Liberia years ago by US authorities for his heinous and opportunistic role in the Liberian civil war, US authorities also arrested Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu, ULAA’s so-called “Eminent” person, for his role in the Liberian civil war. Homeland […]