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Archive for September, 2015

Any sea erosion policy, and flood control plan or policy from the Sirleaf administration?

Any sea erosion policy, and flood control plan or policy from the Sirleaf administration?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                      The sea is out of control in the Republic of Liberia. Yes, in the nation’s backyard, and no one is paying attention. Not even the political leadership. From New Kru Town (Monrovia), to Greenville, Sinoe County, from Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, to other coastal communities. Liberia is slowly and […]

My LAMCO-Buchanan Experience

My LAMCO-Buchanan Experience

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor                         I graduated from Laboratory High (Lab High) in 1966. I did not attend college in Liberia due to the injury I sustained to my left eye on March 15, 1963 (President Joseph Jenkins Roberts’ birthday holiday). In the latter part of 1966, the Liberian American/Swedish Mining Company […]

A Liberian on Unraveling of Hope for the Future of His Homeland

A Liberian on Unraveling of Hope for the Future of His Homeland

By Augustus Kwaidah                “Just as it takes money to make money, it takes knowledge to make knowledge. For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath’ (Matthew 13:12). The paradox holds more inexorably for […]

Varnester Maday Kiatamba deserves justice: Prosecute Darlington George, the monster, for this cowardly act

Varnester Maday Kiatamba deserves justice: Prosecute Darlington George, the monster, for this cowardly act

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh        How can it happen in a Sirleaf administration that prides itself of protecting women’s rights? How can it be? Oh, but when you are quoted as being the president’s “son” who can beat a woman and also order your aides with your blessings to brutalize a helpless woman for talking back […]

Alex Cummings’ naturalized nationality is not the problem: His seasonal presidential candidacy (like others) is a concern

Alex Cummings’ naturalized nationality is not the problem: His seasonal presidential candidacy (like others) is a concern

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           During the 2005 and 2011 presidential campaign seasons and the national elections that followed, rumors circulated in Liberia about the citizenship of the presidential candidates, and whether they are naturalized citizens of other countries other than Liberia. Madame Ellen Johnson Sirleaf won both presidential elections, and Mr. George Manneh ‘Oppong’ Weah […]

Foster families help Ebola orphans on the path to recovery

Foster families help Ebola orphans on the path to recovery

By Moses Owen Browne, Jr.        Little Salomon* is among 100 Ebola orphans that benefited from food and non-items distributed by Plan International Liberia in Montserrado County, Liberia. It is being a year since little Salomon, a resident of Siafa Town was diagnosed with Ebola at the Island Clinic Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) in Monrovia. Salomon’s […]

(Click) Letters to the Editor - Continue to send your letters to the editor

(Click) Letters to the Editor – Continue to send your letters to the editor

2015                          Alex Cummings’ naturalized nationality is not the problem: His seasonal presidential candidacy (like others) is a concern   Editor, Liberia stands at the cross road of effecting change and ushering in credible national governance in 2017 and it is not uncommon that politicians are positioning themselves now. The attack against potential […]

The Liberian Flag, Designed or Copied?

The Liberian Flag, Designed or Copied?

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor                           August 24 – Flag Day is a national holiday for Liberians. Seven women are credited with designing this national symbol. On October 24, 1915, President Daniel Edward Howard signed into law an act passed by the National Legislature that […]

LEDI Commends Ebola Fighters, Provides Monetary Assistance

LEDI Commends Ebola Fighters, Provides Monetary Assistance

By Sherman C. Seequeh                                        Cleveland, Ohio-August 31, 2015 – The United States-based Liberia Economic Development Initiative (LEDI) has concluded providing monetary assistance to several medical institutions in Liberia in appreciation of the beneficiaries’ heroic fight against […]