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Archive for March, 2015

Trumpeting the Good Side of America (A Tale of Two Countries)

Trumpeting the Good Side of America (A Tale of Two Countries)

By  Emmanuel Flomo-son     Unlike some of you, I have not been to many countries. In fact, the very few I have seen were through transits. My first travel out of Liberia was the time I attended my cousin’s graduation from Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, Georgia in 2014. But I had to go […]

Police: Man killed pastor, said he was possessed demons

Police: Man killed pastor, said he was possessed demons

AP This image provided by the Montgomery County Police Department shows Roland Zinneh of Darby, Pa. Police in Maryland have charged Zinneh in the death of a Germantown pastor asked to pray over him to help stop voices he was hearing. Montgomery County Police said in a statement Friday, March 13, that Zinneh is charged […]

Liberia’s WASH Crisis: Impact on Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Liberia’s WASH Crisis: Impact on Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

By Francis W. Nyepon     The lack of safe water, adequate sanitation and proper hygiene has a severe and burdensome impact on the daily lives of Liberians. Nearly 4million Liberians are ruthlessly affected by these challenges each day with staggering impact on the economy and environment. The lack of safe water, adequate sanitation and […]

Liberia’s WASH Crisis: Impact on Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Liberia’s WASH Crisis: Impact on Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

By Francis W. Nyepon     The lack of safe water, adequate sanitation and proper hygiene has a severe and burdensome impact on the daily lives of Liberians. Nearly 4million Liberians are ruthlessly affected by these challenges each day with staggering impact on the economy and environment. The lack of safe water, adequate sanitation and […]

We need a War Crimes Court in Liberia now

We need a War Crimes Court in Liberia now

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                               I saw the list, and I also read the comments of those concerned Liberians. They are powerful comments that exposed the Sirleaf administration of hypocrisy and cowardice. Truth is, the Sirleaf administration, and even President Sirleaf is indeed teetering on cowardice, hypocrisy and incompetence. The list is comprised of […]

A government-run and manipulated National Elections Commission is undemocratic

A government-run and manipulated National Elections Commission is undemocratic

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                      Nearly three months after the 2014 mid-term senatorial election that elected hordes of senators for an insane nine-year term ended, Liberians are still reeling from the decisions of the non-independent National Elections Commission that elected those legislators. Even though Liberians were unprepared to vote at the time because of […]

LIBERIA: One million school children live in poverty

LIBERIA: One million school children live in poverty

By Francis Nyepon            The plight of a million school children living in poverty will reach a watershed moment as school across Liberia re-opens this week after a state of emergency closed all schools last July in response to the Ebola outbreak, which killed over 4000 Liberians. Many will be returning to school without the […]