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Archive for August, 2015

U.S./Belgian citizen arrested for his alleged participation in the trade of “blood diamonds” during Sierra Leone's civil war

U.S./Belgian citizen arrested for his alleged participation in the trade of “blood diamonds” during Sierra Leone’s civil war

Ibrahim Tommy in Freetown and Alain Werner in Geneva            Michel Desaedeleer, American and Belgian citizen, was arrested in Spain this week, pursuant to an European arrest warrant. He is suspected of having participated, with former Liberian President Charles Taylor and the Sierra Leonean rebels of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), in enslavement as a crime […]

“NEW KRU (KLAO) TOWN: YESTERDAY, TODAY AND THE FUTURE”

“NEW KRU (KLAO) TOWN: YESTERDAY, TODAY AND THE FUTURE”

Speech delivered by Wleh-Chea Kpanneh Doe at the Ninth Annual National Convention of the New Kru Town Association in the Americas (NEKTTA), in Lilburn, Georgia, Saturday, August 15, 2015.   By Wleh-Chea Kpanneh Doe                              INTRODUCTION Let me begin by expressing my heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the leaders and members of the […]

Mary's passion for driving

Mary’s passion for driving

By: Moses Owen Browne, Jr. Mary Yawah Nyumah is 38 years old and a happy mother of four. She works as a driver for Plan International in Montserrado County. In Liberia, she has become a role model, mentor, and an inspiration to many  female drivers. Mary joined Plan in 2011 after graduating in auto-mechanics  from […]

Brown Paper on Economic Governance: The Final Stage of the Liberian People's Struggle - Part 1

Brown Paper on Economic Governance: The Final Stage of the Liberian People’s Struggle – Part 1

By Siahyonkron Jglay Kpa-kay Nyanseor, Sr.                This is a two-part article. Part I deals with the Liberian elites’ “Divine Rights” to leadership and POWER in Liberia; while Part II addresses the “monkey work baboon draw”  scheme used to hold onto power. More importantly, our generation is confronted with the pressing issue that […]