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Quincy B: RIP

Quincy B: RIP

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                 I never met the late Quincy B who died at the age of 23 in a car accident, as he and his entourage left a Karoake event in downtown Monrovia. I am not familiar with his music either. My only familiarity with the late singer is the post-death video of him […]

India. The subhuman exploitation of child labor does not cease

India. The subhuman exploitation of child labor does not cease

By Clemente Ferrer          More than 200,000 children are exploited in India, working in harsh conditions. Under labor exploitation, without access to education and without having covered their basic needs, these children suffer the consequences of a society that looks at them with indifference. To publicize this unfair situation, the advertising agency McCann Erickson New Delhi […]

Street-selling is not a crime, but a way to survive in Liberia

Street-selling is not a crime, but a way to survive in Liberia

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   Street-selling is a way of life in Liberia.         It is a way to survive. Just ask the countless Liberians that constantly brave the humid temperatures and torrential rainfalls that pours down annually, and their reasons for doing what they do so good. They will say in unison that selling in their […]

Our Obsession with Liberian Presidential Politics and the 2017 Elections

Our Obsession with Liberian Presidential Politics and the 2017 Elections

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh          In early March 2017, just days ago, a violent storm hit some parts of Liberia destroying homes and leaving countless Liberians homeless. The storms did not only destroyed homes and left countless people homeless in coastal communities such as Greenville, Sinoe County, Buchanan, Grand Bassa County and New Kru Town (as […]

National Code of Conduct is the law of the land that cannot be ignored and separated from other laws to please Liberian politicians

National Code of Conduct is the law of the land that cannot be ignored and separated from other laws to please Liberian politicians

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                 A national Code of Conduct signed by President Sirleaf in 2014 and passed by the national legislature forbids “all officials appointed by the President of the Republic of Liberia” to not “engage in political activities, canvass or contest for elected offices, use Government facilities, equipment or resources in support of partisan […]

Policy Statement of the United People’s Party Delivered by MacDonald A. Wento, Party Standard Bearer

Policy Statement of the United People’s Party Delivered by MacDonald A. Wento, Party Standard Bearer

Policy Statement of the United People’s Party Delivered by MacDonald A. Wento, Party Standard Bearer At Welcome-Home Ceremony of Membership Re-Affirmation Saturday, March 4, 2017 UPP collaboration-2017 office; 17th Street, Sinkor; Monrovia, Liberia                Greetings to all of you, my sisters, brothers, friends, and fellow partisans!  What we are doing here, today, is […]

Liberian Community Association of the Washington DC

Liberian Community Association of the Washington DC

   Press Release                                 10169 New Hampshire Ave., P.O. Box 174 Silver Spring, Maryland  20903 www.lcadcmetro.org  Press Release  The leadership of the Liberian Community Association of the Washington DC Metropolitan Area, the LCA-DC INC. calls on all well-meaning Liberians residing in the DC metro Area to  resist and reject any invitation from  individuals who have conspired […]

Concerned LAMA Members and Pres. Leo Mulbah

Concerned LAMA Members and Pres. Leo Mulbah

February 22, 2017 LAMA: WORKING TOGETHER- PUTTING ETHICS TO WORK     After LAMA acquired the community center, a group of LAMA members and former officials were up in arms with president Mulbah. They wrote consistently outlining some of their issues with the president, the acquisition of the community center and the role Miss Miatta Boima […]

LAMA’s financial problems did not start with president Yahsindi Kpeyei; Blame Leo Mulbah, LAMA’s Board of Directors and Liberians in Metro Atlanta

LAMA’s financial problems did not start with president Yahsindi Kpeyei; Blame Leo Mulbah, LAMA’s Board of Directors and Liberians in Metro Atlanta

The Liberian Community Association of Georgia (LCAG) was founded in 1976.     The name of the association was changed in the mid to early 1990s to what it is now: “Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta” (LAMA), to reflect the community’s diversity and regional appeal that many Liberians including this writer – a longtime community activist thought […]

Pleading with Togba-Nah Tipoteh Not to Run for President in 2017, and Beyond

Pleading with Togba-Nah Tipoteh Not to Run for President in 2017, and Beyond

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                    Togba-Nah Tipoteh is a national treasure. In a country where it is difficult to find a person of stature, substance and convictions who truly stands for something, Togba-Nah Tipoteh is a rare breed. With unquestionable intellectual heft to back it up, he has proven to be one of a kind worthy of our […]