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Archive for December, 2014

Musa Bility is bereft of ideas; and the record is there to prove it

Musa Bility is bereft of ideas; and the record is there to prove it

By Hawa Wesseh                         The appointment of James Salinsa Debah as Liberia’s Lone Star coach shows yet again that Musa Bility, the failed Liberian Football Association and its president has no direction at a time when most countries within the region are making progress, and retooling to move their football programs forward. Matter […]

J. Milton Teahjay’s senatorial victory perhaps a sign of hope for Sinoe County: A Rejoinder

J. Milton Teahjay’s senatorial victory perhaps a sign of hope for Sinoe County: A Rejoinder

By Dennis Chewlae Jah                     Dear Bro Sungbeh, I agree with some of what you wrote and thank you for your quick thinking in coming up with such comprehensive opinion piece right after the last ballot was counted. I agree that those elections were contentious and at the end Milton Teahjay came on top. I don’t […]

J. Milton Teahjay's senatorial victory perhaps a sign of hope for Sinoe County

J. Milton Teahjay's senatorial victory perhaps a sign of hope for Sinoe County

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                A contentious senate race between incumbent Mobutu V. Nyenpan and former Superintendent J. Milton Teahjay that pits one group (Sarpo and Kru) against the other in an imaginary way, finally came to an end with Teahjay defeating Nyenpan for a chance to represent the people of Sinoe County. With 50.2 percent of […]

J. Milton Teahjay's senatorial victory perhaps a sign of hope for Sinoe County

J. Milton Teahjay’s senatorial victory perhaps a sign of hope for Sinoe County

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                A contentious senate race between incumbent Mobutu V. Nyenpan and former Superintendent J. Milton Teahjay that pits one group (Sarpo and Kru) against the other in an imaginary way, finally came to an end with Teahjay defeating Nyenpan for a chance to represent the people of Sinoe County. With 50.2 percent of […]

George Weah won, but are we serious about our politics or the status quo?

George Weah won, but are we serious about our politics or the status quo?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh               George Manneh Oppong Weah finally won a senate seat in Montserrado County. He did not only crush his main rival, presidential son Robert A. Sirleaf, who ran conveniently and unsuccessfully as an independent candidate. Weah won convincingly by a whopping 79.6 percent to Sirleaf’s 26.1 percent. With voter turnout very low reportedly […]

Political Commentary and Reflections on Liberia

Political Commentary and Reflections on Liberia

Order a copy of my new book, Political Commentary and Reflections on Liberia By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh. We are PayPal-friendly. You can order a copy from this website. Contact info: 770-896-5873. TWS

You can’t fool all of the people all of the time!

You can’t fool all of the people all of the time!

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor                    Frederick Douglass once said, “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will… The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.” This describes the plight of the Liberian masses under the rule of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her Unity […]

Boosting food security in the midst of Ebola

Boosting food security in the midst of Ebola

By Francis W. Nyepon        Liberia’s Agricultural Sector is in an appallingly worrying state due to the lack of  vision, mismanagement, careless investment priority and deficient capacity. Over 3.5 million Liberians or 8 in every 10 persons lack adequate food for a healthy and  active life. Liberia is one of the least food-secure countries in […]

Suspending EPA-L boss sign of political patronage?

Suspending EPA-L boss sign of political patronage?

By Morris T. Koffa, Sr.                 It has come to the attention of the Africa Environmental Watch (AEW) that Hon. Anyaa Vohiri, Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency of Liberia (EPA-L), has been suspended indefinitely by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, for gross insubordination to her order to hire Mr. Levi Piah, former Superintendent of […]

Sinoe Citizens for Accountability & Equal Representation

Sinoe Citizens for Accountability & Equal Representation

Borough of New Kru Town Monrovia, Liberia Cell: 0777228098/0886211580 December 4, 2014                                                                     The Committee on Internal Affairs & Governance The Honorable Liberian Senate C/O Honorable Armah Z. Jallah, Chairman Capitol Building, Capitol Hill Monrovia, Liberia Dear Honorable Gentlemen: We, your humble undersigned legitimate citizens of Sinoe County, present our compliments, and respectfully petition the Honorable […]