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Archive for October, 2015

Leo Mulbah has done his part: LAMA can do even better by electing competent leaders on November 8

Leo Mulbah has done his part: LAMA can do even better by electing competent leaders on November 8

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         Liberians in the Diaspora, like their people back home crave democracy, prosperity and the rule of law. Unlike their people at home who live on crumbs, in fear daily of their lives, and are at the mercy of a bad government, Liberians in the Diaspora – in metro Atlanta have taken […]

Never Should We Revisit Our Undesirable Electoral History: A Reflection For The Sustenance Of Our Nascent Democracy

Never Should We Revisit Our Undesirable Electoral History: A Reflection For The Sustenance Of Our Nascent Democracy

By Josiah F. Joekai, Jr.                   Governance is an important facet of human existence. Although it may vary in form from country to country, but it is an essential characteristic that countries have in common. It is through the governance process that authorities are able to exercise control and manage the state with the […]

Liberian Association in Metro Atlanta (LAMA) Debate was a Success

Liberian Association in Metro Atlanta (LAMA) Debate was a Success

By Die-Hard LAMA Fan Last night, the LAMA Independent Elections Commission raised the bar by putting up a very successful debate. Thanks to the moderators, the candidates and their supporters for a spirited and civil debate. Our hats off to the Commission for level of fairness and transparency exhibited so far. The questions were fair […]

The Silver Bullet to End Youth Unemployment in Liberia

The Silver Bullet to End Youth Unemployment in Liberia

By Francis W. Nyepon                       Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) can end youth unemployment in Liberia. The country’s unemployment rate is among the highest in the world. And youth unemployment has been one of our major socio-economic challenges for decades, even though, technical and vocational education training is the ‘Silver Bullet’ that can […]

William Jerbo’s Hat Trick Lifts Liberia Over Guinea Bissau In 3-1 Win

William Jerbo’s Hat Trick Lifts Liberia Over Guinea Bissau In 3-1 Win

By Hawa Wesseh (Liberian Listener)              Liberia will move on to the next round of its world cup qualifying campaign to meet the Elephants of Ivory Coast having dismissed Guinea Bissau at home on Tuesday night, October 13th, to progress to the next round of 2018 World Cup qualifying. The first leg ended 1-1 […]

Growing Worldwide Opposition to the Death Penalty

Growing Worldwide Opposition to the Death Penalty

By Tiina Intelmann             On 10 October the world commemorates the World Day against the Death Penalty. This day was introduced in 2003 by the Worldwide Coalition against the death penalty, a group of nations and organizations including Canada, France, Italy, Mexico, Belgium, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the European Union. […]

Preview: Liberia Vs. Guinea-Bissau World Cup Qualifier

Preview: Liberia Vs. Guinea-Bissau World Cup Qualifier

By Kelvin Yeaher (Liberian Listener)   The Liberian Lone Stars will this Thursday, October 8, square off against the national team of Guinea-Bissau in the preliminary stage of the FIFA World Cup qualifier. The tournament will be hosted by Russia in June of 2018. The match will be the first meeting between the two sides […]

Liberian Striker Dioh Williams Makes A Case For Lone Stars Return

Liberian Striker Dioh Williams Makes A Case For Lone Stars Return

By Ralph Cherbo Geeplay                  (Liberian Listener)     Liberian international, Dioh Williams is making noise to be called back to the national team ahead of crucial fixtures, [for the Lone Stars], as he continue his fine form in the Swedish league, scoring twice this weekend as he led his side to a 2-1 victory over […]

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s TRC letter is a cover to protect her from prosecution for financing the Liberian civil war

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s TRC letter is a cover to protect her from prosecution for financing the Liberian civil war

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh            President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf finally released her ecumenical letter (or what seems to be one) to the Liberian Legislature recently, in response to the longtime ruling of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), which ‘indicted’ her for her participation in the 14-year Liberian civil war. As a person who once set […]