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More (Kroll) Reports to Come If Public-Sector Corruption is Not Contained, the Power of the Imperial Presidency is not Curbed, and Decentralization of Government is Not Part of the Package

More (Kroll) Reports to Come If Public-Sector Corruption is Not Contained, the Power of the Imperial Presidency is not Curbed, and Decentralization of Government is Not Part of the Package

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh The country we know today as Liberia that we care so much for needs serious reform because of the way the government and all of its functions are structured and poorly managed. Unless you are a political minimalist or an opportunistic Liberians who just want a piece of the pie and is […]

Liberian-American Relations: Do Liberians Really Know And Comprehend the Spirit of America?

Liberian-American Relations: Do Liberians Really Know And Comprehend the Spirit of America?

By Edmund Zar-Zar Bargblor Mr. Yorgo Mullenax, a realtor, said in one of his blogs when someone asked him whether he agreed with the saying: “Show me who your friends are and I’ll tell you who you are?” He responded in affirmatively: “your current friends are a reflection of you, and are 100% your choice. The […]

President Weah? Or Pastor Weah?

President Weah? Or Pastor Weah?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh Forky Klon Jlaleh is a traditional Krao-Kru (Liberian) name that could have been a relative’s name. The name in question is not about a relative, but a church, yes, a church founded, pastored and owned by the current President of Liberia, George Manneh Weah. In his previous life, Weah, the private citizen […]

Weah is Weah’s Own Worse Enemy

Weah is Weah’s Own Worse Enemy

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh It is a bird. It is not a bird, either, but a statue. It is a modern-day statue hoisted in Monrovia by a few brave men or few coward men who find it patriotic to hold their modern-day hero up-high, to make their point. In these troubling and near-paralyzing times in the […]

Dual Citizenship and Voting Rights Are the Only Hope That Will Save Liberia from Those Corrupt and Clueless Politicians

Dual Citizenship and Voting Rights Are the Only Hope That Will Save Liberia from Those Corrupt and Clueless Politicians

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh     Former ULAA President Emmanuel Wettee, who is a staunch advocate of dual citizenship for diaspora Liberians, is on the right side of history. Wettee is also on the right side of the debate that has consumed part of his adult life. Why shouldn’t Wettee be on the right of history? […]

The Missing Container

The Missing Container

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         Did it, or did it not happen? That’s the million-dollar question. The answer is, a container full of money is missing.  The exact amount is presumed to be L$9 billion, US$60 million. No, I am not making it up, and I am not writing this piece to willfully […]

Weah’s Governing Problem

Weah’s Governing Problem

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           George Manneh Weah is your everyday Liberian who shockingly became President of Liberia. It is the first in the history of the republic for an everyday Liberian, especially an inexperienced and clueless one for that matter to run for president, let alone, win the presidency based solely […]

Opposition Politicians or (Opportunistic) Enablers?

Opposition Politicians or (Opportunistic) Enablers?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         President George Manneh Weah is not a talker. I don’t know if he is a doer, either. The president’s diehard supporters believe he is a doer and wants us to believe them, even though dire events in Liberia – in his administration are the opposite of an administration […]

Sinoe County Politicians Are the Problem - Unseat Them

Sinoe County Politicians Are the Problem – Unseat Them

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh            Sinoe County is a beautiful place to live. It is quiet, uncongested, environmentally-friendly, rich in natural resources, and boasts some of the most beautiful natural sceneries in the country. With the volatile Atlantic Ocean serving as a natural backdrop in the county’s capital of Greenville, and obviously, […]

What is July 26 Celebration to Americo-Liberians & Indigenous Liberians?

What is July 26 Celebration to Americo-Liberians & Indigenous Liberians?

By Elder Siahyonkron J. K. Nyanseor, Sr.       Seal proposed by J Patrick Flomo to the Dunn Commission in 2016.   I was born on July 22nd (1947), four days short of being born on Independence Day, July 26th. It is a “Big Holiday” second to Christmas celebration in Liberia. Had I been born […]