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Archive for November, 2014

Liberia's Supreme Court suspends election campaign over Ebola

Liberia's Supreme Court suspends election campaign over Ebola

          MONROVIA (Reuters) – Liberia’s Supreme Court suspended campaigning for next month’s senate election on Friday while it considers a petition warning that electioneering risks spreading the Ebola outbreak, the information minister said. A group including some former government officials and political party representatives filed the petition earlier this week for […]

Liberia's Supreme Court suspends election campaign over Ebola

Liberia’s Supreme Court suspends election campaign over Ebola

          MONROVIA (Reuters) – Liberia’s Supreme Court suspended campaigning for next month’s senate election on Friday while it considers a petition warning that electioneering risks spreading the Ebola outbreak, the information minister said. A group including some former government officials and political party representatives filed the petition earlier this week for […]

Social networks, with their high informativeness, open new avenues of advertising activity

Social networks, with their high informativeness, open new avenues of advertising activity

By  Clemente Ferrer            Advertising is one of the elements that have greater dynamism in our lives. We are always exposed to advertising but with continued progress and development of new technologies the world of advertising is changing.. Enrique Dans, Professor at IE Business School explains in his column in a spanish newspaper, under […]

Rebranding our nation’s image from Ebola

Rebranding our nation’s image from Ebola

By Francis W. Nyepon                     Liberia has an international problem. Ebola has marred the image and identity of our country. The virus has shakened the country to its core. It has become a nuisance to our democratic governance process and remarkable GDP growth, which was trumpeted just a few short months ago, as one of the […]

Nothing lasts forever

Nothing lasts forever

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor                             Slave and colonial mentality are so ingrained in some Africans and their leaders to the point they live to serve the interest of the external forces who are only interested in their mineral and natural resources. These Africans do so to the detriment of themselves and their people.   A […]

Weah endorsement is a reminder of the opportunistic way we select our political leaders

Weah endorsement is a reminder of the opportunistic way we select our political leaders

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                      George Manneh Weah is running for the Liberian senate. He wants to represent Montserrado County. In fact, 17 opportunistic members of the House of Representatives and Senate; even individuals who are not members of Weah’s Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) political party, are riding the bandwagon in this hype to have […]

Weah endorsement is a reminder of the opportunistic way we select our political leaders

Weah endorsement is a reminder of the opportunistic way we select our political leaders

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                      George Manneh Weah is running for the Liberian senate. He wants to represent Montserrado County. In fact, 17 opportunistic members of the House of Representatives and Senate; even individuals who are not members of Weah’s Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) political party, are riding the bandwagon in this hype to have […]

In Liberia: Firestone and Charles Taylor

In Liberia: Firestone and Charles Taylor

Hi — I’m Terry Parris Jr. I’m the community editor at ProPublica<http://www.propublica.org/>, a non profit investigative news site based in New York. I’m reaching out to share an investigation of ours that impacts the Liberian community. And I’m also looking for some help plugging into Liberians here in America and abroad. Next week, we’re launching […]

Award-winning series Africa Investigates back on Al Jazeera

Award-winning series Africa Investigates back on Al Jazeera

• First episode, Liberia: Living With Ebola, now available to embed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXKSycRAcR4 The second season of Al Jazeera’s award-winning Africa Investigates kicked off on Wednesday, 12 November 2014, asking whether the Liberian government is making the Ebola crisis worse. “This groundbreaking series gives some of Africa’s best journalists the opportunity to pursue high-level investigative targets […]

Lessons learned from Ebola

Lessons learned from Ebola

By Morris T. Koffa   A post-Ebola agenda is a bit premature. However, I am mindful of the adage: “In times of war, prepare for peace.” It is a sobering reminder that serves as a platform for the discussion of the critical issues and the challenges that confronts us during the entire Ebola outbreak. Early […]