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Archive for July, 2017

"President" J. Emmanuel Nuquay? Lord, Help Liberia and the Liberian People

“President” J. Emmanuel Nuquay? Lord, Help Liberia and the Liberian People

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh               J. Emmanuel Nuquay is the current Speaker of the Liberian House of Representatives. Mr. Nuquay is also the running mate of the current vice president Joseph Boakai, who is running to be the next president of Liberia. Nuquay could be President of Liberia. Scary, indeed. Before his selection as the […]

                      

Don’t be Economical with the Truth, Otherwise, Fresh Voter Registration is Eminent

Don’t be Economical with the Truth, Otherwise, Fresh Voter Registration is Eminent

By Josiah Flomo Joekai, Jr.            Liberia is at the crossroads and it is not a choice but an imperative for some of us who are conscientious to ensure that the right thing is done to consolidate the hard-earned peace that we currently enjoy. I am fully committed to this well-intentioned course and that […]

Liberia: Transformative Social Change Through Youth Development and Sustainable Agriculture

Liberia: Transformative Social Change Through Youth Development and Sustainable Agriculture

By Francis W. Nyepon     The most vital and clear-cut pathway to propelling transformative social change and inclusive growth in Liberia is through youth development and sustainable agriculture. It is no secret that agriculture is the backbone of our economy with over 80% of our people living in abject poverty, earning less than US$2 per […]

The Republic of Liberia

The Republic of Liberia

By D. Garkpe Gedepoh            July 26, 1847 was declared Liberia Independence Day by freed Africans who were once sold or abducted into slavery in America. But upon obtaining freedom they returned home after hundreds of years and established a nation which they named “Freedom” or “Liberia,” a derivative from the Latin root word “Liber.” The […]

The David’s Dossier: 12 Reasons why Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Deserves no Third Term

The David’s Dossier: 12 Reasons why Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Deserves no Third Term

By Dave Toh Jah                      Close to the end of this year, Liberians will go to the polls to vote in presidential and legislative elections. This is the time for the Liberian people to send a message to the country and the rest of the World regarding the direction of the country. I do not […]

Code of Conduct is Dead: Thanks to the Supreme Court of Liberia

Code of Conduct is Dead: Thanks to the Supreme Court of Liberia

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           I am back! I took a well-deserved time off from writing and political punditry to briefly focus on self, which is necessary in these times to maintain my sanity. A lot has happened since, and Liberians as usual are either speaking out in support of or against those decisions that could […]