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Archive for October, 2016

Is Joseph Nyuma Boakai Ready for the Liberian presidency? Can he govern?

Is Joseph Nyuma Boakai Ready for the Liberian presidency? Can he govern?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh            The Liberian Community Center in the metro Atlanta suburb of Liburn, Georgia bears his name.      To most Liberians, it is simply the ‘Community Center.” To his diehard supporters who lobbied to put his name on the building that represents the aspirations of Liberians in the State of Georgia, it […]

The War against ‘Zogos’ is Commendable, but must be Holistic and Systematic

The War against ‘Zogos’ is Commendable, but must be Holistic and Systematic

By Martin K. N. Kollie         The Liberian society is engulfed with plethora of vexing social perplexities due to numerous of factors. Overtime, holistic and systematic steps have not been taken to address these prevailing challenges. The proliferation of ‘Zogos’ is just one of those social challenges currently facing Liberia. This revolving social problem continues to […]

Stand Up for Girls and Step Up Against Rape

Stand Up for Girls and Step Up Against Rape

By Martin K. N. Kollie                     It is not enough to hold colorful ceremonies on October 11 each year to make big speeches about issues confronting girls. It is not enough to sit in our comfort zones and declare rape as a global enemy. It is not enough for nations to enact laws prohibiting child marriage, […]

Journalist Philipbert Brown was jailed for reporting that Representative Prince Moye of Bong County, District #2, allegedly raped a then-12-year old girl

Journalist Philipbert Brown was jailed for reporting that Representative Prince Moye of Bong County, District #2, allegedly raped a then-12-year old girl

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh               Publisher Philipbert Brown of the Hot Pepper newspaper in Monrovia is another Liberian journalist who was jailed recently for ‘libel’ by the Civil Law Court, after journalist Festus Poquie of the New Democrat newspaper was also jailed for republishing a story about the President of Equitorial Guinea. Like Mr. […]

Where are the 2017 Liberian presidential candidates when liberties and press freedom are being violated?

Where are the 2017 Liberian presidential candidates when liberties and press freedom are being violated?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh              Liberia is a strange country. The country is not only a strange place to live and raise a family; it is unsafe, and a broken country with no serious institution that protects life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, and the rule of law. How can there be an incredible absence of […]