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Archive for February, 2016

Who killed Keith Jubah, Fayah Gbollie, Michael Allison and Harry A. Greaves?

Who killed Keith Jubah, Fayah Gbollie, Michael Allison and Harry A. Greaves?

By Frederick A.B. Jayweh, Esq.                         A) The Prescribed Law Particularly under the laws of Liberia, the Crime of Murder is a first degree felony and its punishment is death or life imprisonment. A defendant accused of Murder must be swiftly and independently investigated, indicted, […]

In Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s overreaching presidency, manipulation of investigations and autopsies surrounding mysterious killings is leadership: Really?

In Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s overreaching presidency, manipulation of investigations and autopsies surrounding mysterious killings is leadership: Really?

By Tewroh- Wehtoe Sungbeh           If I were to make a movie about the Sirleaf administration (which I really don’t intend to do anytime soon), the themes would center around corruption, political killings, NOCAL, nepotism, lawlessness, underdevelopment, human suffering and incompetence. Key in the lineup would be the current president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, whom perhaps […]

Zika virus: A re-emerging disease threat Liberia must take seriously

Zika virus: A re-emerging disease threat Liberia must take seriously

By Taiyee N. Quenneh, PhD              A mosquito-borne virus has re-emerged and is explosively spreading in the Americas (South America, North America, and the Caribbean). Brazil is the epicenter. There are few cases detected in the United States in people returning from the outbreak areas. Unlike the Ebola virus that […]

Time To Build Strong and Lasting Institutions in Liberia (Not Strong Presidency), in the Wake of Mysterious Deaths

Time To Build Strong and Lasting Institutions in Liberia (Not Strong Presidency), in the Wake of Mysterious Deaths

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           Most Liberians, especially the so-called educated class is good at speculating endlessly about who should be the next President of Liberia, but are not good at discussing the imperial presidency, advocating constitutional means of building and strengthening existing institutions, and are not good at advocating to make democracy and governance […]

Who Killed Harry A. Greaves, Jr.? We Want to Know

Who Killed Harry A. Greaves, Jr.? We Want to Know

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh          On any particular day in Monrovia, Harry A. Greaves Jr., who just died a mysterious death this week, the second mysterious death of a high-profile person on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s watch, will do what he is notoriously known to do in that lawless country. A wheeler and dealer, the high-power, […]