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Archive for May, 2015

Sen. Commany Wesseh failed to address corruption and accountability in his rejoinder

Sen. Commany Wesseh failed to address corruption and accountability in his rejoinder

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh               “In River Gee County an audit of the County development Fund by the General Auditing Commission of Liberia for the period found that a company known as the Gee-Gbeh River Assistance Development Associates (GRADA) with the wife of the now Senator Commany B. Wesseh, Mr. Madina Wesseh as one […]

Barway Collins’ tragic death at the hands of his dad, and a culture of dishonesty

Barway Collins’ tragic death at the hands of his dad, and a culture of dishonesty

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                                  The story is all too unfamiliar because Liberians are not normally involved in the killing of their children for insurance money in the United States. If this cruel act had occurred in Liberia, it wouldn’t have surprised me at all, because killing and cutting human beings into pieces for […]

Dual citizenship opponents refused to see the bigger picture

Dual citizenship opponents refused to see the bigger picture

 By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh     I am for dual citizenship for Diaspora Liberians. This is not an endorsement of a group or a particular person’s effort. Had the individual who supposedly is in the forefront of this crusade done a good job and not pander to his own selfish and opportunistic political interest, it would […]

The Ebola outbreak in Liberia is over, WHO declares

The Ebola outbreak in Liberia is over, WHO declares

By Moses Owen Browne, Jr.                  The World Health Organization has officially declared Liberia free of Ebola virus transmission. Today marks forty-two-days since the last laboratory-confirmed case was buried on 28 March. “The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia is over,” WHO declares. This announcement marks the return to normal life for Liberians […]

The Unskilled Liberian Bigshots of the Grand Old TWP

The Unskilled Liberian Bigshots of the Grand Old TWP

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor                        This story is about four friends named Joseph Jenkins, Edward James, Stephen Allen, and James Springs, whose world on the fateful day of April 12, 1980 turned inside out; meaning, the unexpected happened to them, their families, and friends. The ‘NOCOs’ (Non Commissioned Officers) that used to serve them as their […]

There are now more than 600 million hungry people in the world

There are now more than 600 million hungry people in the world

By Clemente Ferrer                            Manos Unidas, the Catholic Church Association in Spain for aid, promotion and development of the Third World has launched a campaign under the slogan “A New World” “Common Project”.  Moreover AMREF, the largest international health organization completely of African origin and management, which is the acronym for African Medical and […]

SOS call for Little Grace Kamara

SOS call for Little Grace Kamara

By Moses O. Browne, Jr.       A few months ago, an SOS CALL was made for little Grace Kamara, the 1-yr old child who is going blind. NO HELP has come her way yet and her situation is deteriorating. According to medical report, she is suffering from left eye Retinoblastomia and Enophthalmia of […]

LIBERIA: Education System Needs Transformation; Not Reform

LIBERIA: Education System Needs Transformation; Not Reform

By Francis W. Nyepon                  Liberia’s education system is severely imbalance in the provision and delivery of services; facility management; staff supervision; and bureaucratic control. The system has failed to generate comprehensive organizational and structural changes over the past ten years.   Neglect, mismanagement and unprofessional conduct have destroyed the day-to-day function of the […]