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Archive for April, 2016

D. Twe High Campus Turned Into Public Latrine

D. Twe High Campus Turned Into Public Latrine

By R. Joyclyn Wea                        (The New Republic)             The campus of the D. Twe Memorial High School is said to be turned in the public toilet by residents there, thus subjecting students to unhealthy learning conditions. The school built in the 1970s during the regime of President William R. Tolbert and named in honor […]

Liberia's Health Care Needs Are Acute, And Yet A Syndicate At JFK Medical

Liberia's Health Care Needs Are Acute, And Yet A Syndicate At JFK Medical

By Hawa Wesseh A big news story emerged last week in Monrovia, the nation’s capital, admist unfortunate revelations that the JFK Medical Memorial Center has fallen on hard times. JFK Memorial is the nation’s only referral, and also its biggest hospital! Not that the medical center is struggling for funds, but, everything being equal, the […]

Liberia's Health Care Needs Are Acute, And Yet A Syndicate At JFK Medical

Liberia’s Health Care Needs Are Acute, And Yet A Syndicate At JFK Medical

By Hawa Wesseh A big news story emerged last week in Monrovia, the nation’s capital, admist unfortunate revelations that the JFK Medical Memorial Center has fallen on hard times. JFK Memorial is the nation’s only referral, and also its biggest hospital! Not that the medical center is struggling for funds, but, everything being equal, the […]

Sie-A-Nyene Yuoh Vs. Levi Johnson: Another Example of Judicial/Official Abuse of Power in Liberia

Sie-A-Nyene Yuoh Vs. Levi Johnson: Another Example of Judicial/Official Abuse of Power in Liberia

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh       Levi Johnson is not a household name. He is now, I guess, because I know a little about him from his terrible encounter with Ms. Sie-A-Nyene-Yuoh and his 15 minutes of fame. He’s the Liberian who was working as a security guard at Roberts International Airport earning an honest living when he […]

‘Partnership Schools for Liberia,’ Like NOCAL, Is A Grand Scam

‘Partnership Schools for Liberia,’ Like NOCAL, Is A Grand Scam

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh            During my days as a student in Sinoe County or Monrovia decades ago in the Liberian school system, it is not uncommon to see struggling students go home to the village during school breaks to get supplies such as rice, palm oil or whatever they can get their hands on to […]

Sen. Nagbe to Resign?

Sen. Nagbe to Resign?

By Jackson C. Clay, Jr.                   (The New Republic)   Report gathered by this paper revealed that Sinoe County Senator, Joseph Nagbe is seriously sick and is at the verge of resigning his post as Senator of the County. According to our source, Senator Nagbe who has been ill for over six months now is suffering […]

Why we should let children learn - Our children, our future

Why we should let children learn – Our children, our future

By Moses Owen Browne, Jr.        Many people think education should be a quick fix. While I think education is an emergency situation in Liberia and should be treated as one, the partnership school proposal by Liberia’s education ministry should be inclusive of all partners, both local and international. I remember entering the Gabriel […]

Liberia Supreme Court Jailed Security Officer Over Bathroom Incident

Liberia Supreme Court Jailed Security Officer Over Bathroom Incident

By Hawa Wesseh             Chief Justice Francis S. Korkpor ruled Wednesday, against security officer Levi Johnson of the RIA, sentencing him to one week jail time at the Central Prison in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. The Supreme Court of Liberia imprisoned the officer who works at the Robert International Airport (RIA) for what has […]