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Archive for September, 2014

Rethinking Liberia's healthcare delivery system

Rethinking Liberia’s healthcare delivery system

Francis W. Nyepon The Ebola outbreak showed how vulnerable Liberia’s healthcare delivery system is. It also proved how the health of the vast majority of Liberians remains in jeopardy, with  many still suffering from diseases that are relatively simple to prevent or treat. The virus also proved the urgent need for a modern healthcare delivery […]

Ebola debate evoked personal attacks from some corners of the political spectrum

Ebola debate evoked personal attacks from some corners of the political spectrum

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           Before a Liberian who perhaps doesn’t like my politics told me to keep politics out of the Ebola crisis in Liberia, another Liberian attacked this web site for publishing an article about a recent meeting former interim president Amos Sawyer had in the US with his supporters. According to the article’s […]

Ebola outbreak stirs anger in fragile Liberia

Ebola outbreak stirs anger in fragile Liberia

By James Harding Giahyue and Bate Felix of Reuters        MONROVIA/DAKAR (Reuters) – When a starving Ebola patient escaped from a treatment center in Monrovia and staggered through a crowded market in search of food, bystanders who scattered in his path voiced their anger not at him but at Liberia’s president. To many in this impoverished […]

Thinking outside the box

Thinking outside the box

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor            Why the complete takeover of our country, land and resources by foreigners? Is this the 21st century way of re-colonization? What is going on here? Is Liberia for sale? Do you mean foreigners have more concern and passion for our country than those of us who own the country? Check […]

Online media, new target of venture capitalists

Online media, new target of venture capitalists

By Clemente Ferrer                     Though abundant pessimism about the future of journalism, the American media prove that newsrooms are filled with young talent, so that venture capitalists have decided to give a chance to publishers investing millions with them. The online media are the new target of venture capitalists. BuzzFeed has gotten $ 46 […]

Amos Sawyer and followers met recently in US and discussed forming an interim government to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Amos Sawyer and followers met recently in US and discussed forming an interim government to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

By Frederick A.B. Jayweh                       Friends of Liberians, Mr. Amos C. Sawyer (PhD), on Saturday, August 30, 2014, conducted a highly spirited “Progressive’s” teleconference in the USA. We are told that all the diehard Progressives and Neo-Progressives were presented and congregated. What did Mr. Amos C. Sawyer tell his followers and what he didn’t say, speaks volume. The Progressives and Neo-Progressives of the […]