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The Boakai-Weah Presidential Runoff: Youth vs. Old Age and Wisdom? Bring It On

The Boakai-Weah Presidential Runoff: Youth vs. Old Age and Wisdom? Bring It On

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         The Liberian legislative and presidential elections are over for now, at least, until November, when the much-anticipated second round runoff between Joseph N. Boakai and George M. Weah, the two leading contenders square off. These elections have been an emotional seesaw for those who did not see their […]

Any of the Major Presidential Candidates Can Win the October 10 Election, Because Issues Are Not Important to the Liberian People

Any of the Major Presidential Candidates Can Win the October 10 Election, Because Issues Are Not Important to the Liberian People

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh      “You kill my ma, you kill my pa. I will vote for you.” “Debate or no debate, I will vote for Weah.” These are the slogans from the Liberian electorates in 1997, and now in 2017; (20 years later) about the presidential candidacies of then-rebel-leader Charles Taylor and George Manneh […]

Why Have Debates When the Liberian Presidential Candidates are not Debating?

Why Have Debates When the Liberian Presidential Candidates are not Debating?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh              I watched the second Liberian presidential debate. Truth is, it was boring. Like the first debate, I came out even more disappointed with the moderators who did not do a good job of presenting themselves as knowledgeable and thoroughly prepared to take on the task before […]

Congratulations, Bishop William BGK Harris, On Your Ordination: Well Done!

Congratulations, Bishop William BGK Harris, On Your Ordination: Well Done!

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh             We’ve had our publicized differences. But when it was about his recent ordination as Bishop of the International Christian Fellowship and his vision to preach the gospel to the world, I am with him.  As odd couples for decades traveling in our own stubborn lanes of […]

The Kenyan Election Fiasco and Its Implications on Liberia

The Kenyan Election Fiasco and Its Implications on Liberia

By Paul Jeebah Albert   The delegitimization of the contentious presidential election by the Kenyan Supreme Court comes before the season of yet another hotly contested Liberian presidential election that is to be held in October of 2017. The earth-shaking event which has set a new precedent in the modern history of African elections and […]

Representative Lester Paye of Bong County is Misusing County Development Funds

Representative Lester Paye of Bong County is Misusing County Development Funds

By George K. Gorneleh   Hello Mr. Editor,        My name is George K. Gorneleh, a proud son of Bong County from Moanga village. I have been following and reading your publications regularly since 2013. Thanks for all the great work your online publication is doing by informing and educating the Liberian people. […]

Congratulations, Dr. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh!

Congratulations, Dr. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh!

Good evening facebook friends!          It is with great honor and pride that I am shouting out loud that my outspoken, well-respected and beloved friend, Mr. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh was officially awarded his doctorate yesterday (09/13/17). From this day forward it will be my honor to acknowledge Mr. Sungbeh as Dr. Sungbeh. Dr. […]

Breaking The Political Odds: The Massive Participation of the Fulani in 2017

Breaking The Political Odds: The Massive Participation of the Fulani in 2017

By Mohammed Salue Sy          The late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. said it right that the “greatest place in hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of moral conflict.” Rip Van Winkle, the Dutch villager is a victim of this widely quoted adage. There are fundamental […]

Charles Brumskine is Wrong to Embrace Lahai Lasanah  (From our Archives)

Charles Brumskine is Wrong to Embrace Lahai Lasanah  (From our Archives)

From Our Archives Saturday, November 25, 2008 By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                I must confess I am one of those people who applauded the Liberian Legislature months ago when that body garnered the courage to suspend one of its own in the person of Isaac Nyenabo, then-President Pro-Tempore of the […]

Did the Liberian Presidential Candidates Discuss Any Issues During the Debate Worthy of Our Attention?

Did the Liberian Presidential Candidates Discuss Any Issues During the Debate Worthy of Our Attention?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           “The Liberian presidential debate was like a baby taking his or her first step as a human being,” said the caller who couldn’t wait to discuss his observation of the debate. “Really?” I asked him as I listened attentively to the ‘political analyst,’ one of many in […]