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Author Archive for Samuel Okunato

Yahya Jammeh's reckless electoral adventurism

Yahya Jammeh's reckless electoral adventurism

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   Yahya Jammeh is a dictator.           Mr. Jammeh also totes his Islamic faith on his sleeves. There is nothing wrong with a person having such ties and strong connection to his or her religion. What society expects of the individual is to treat others with respect and dignity. No matter what a […]

Liberia's Health Care Needs Are Acute, And Yet A Syndicate At JFK Medical

Liberia's Health Care Needs Are Acute, And Yet A Syndicate At JFK Medical

By Hawa Wesseh A big news story emerged last week in Monrovia, the nation’s capital, admist unfortunate revelations that the JFK Medical Memorial Center has fallen on hard times. JFK Memorial is the nation’s only referral, and also its biggest hospital! Not that the medical center is struggling for funds, but, everything being equal, the […]

The Ghankay-Infected Candidates In Liberia's 2017 Presidential Race

The Ghankay-Infected Candidates In Liberia's 2017 Presidential Race

By P. Nimely-Sie Tuon                  Benoni Urey, M. Nathaniel Barnes, Charles Brumskine, Jewel Howard, Alex Tyler. The 2017 Liberian presidential race is poised to be a game changer in Liberian politics. It is also poised to be dominated by a man called Charles Ghankay MacArthur Taylor, regarding arrogance, insensitivity, impunity, corruption, cheating, violence, […]

NOCAL's bankruptcy and President Sirleaf's excessive foreign travels

NOCAL's bankruptcy and President Sirleaf's excessive foreign travels

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   The story is all too familiar. Turn it around, twist it, or bend it. It is the same story. It is about rampant corruption and lack of leadership and accountability in the Sirleaf administration. In the face of corruption and human suffering on her watch, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf remains defiant, and […]

U.S./Belgian citizen arrested for his alleged participation in the trade of “blood diamonds” during Sierra Leone's civil war

U.S./Belgian citizen arrested for his alleged participation in the trade of “blood diamonds” during Sierra Leone's civil war

Ibrahim Tommy in Freetown and Alain Werner in Geneva            Michel Desaedeleer, American and Belgian citizen, was arrested in Spain this week, pursuant to an European arrest warrant. He is suspected of having participated, with former Liberian President Charles Taylor and the Sierra Leonean rebels of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), in enslavement as a crime […]

Mary's passion for driving

Mary's passion for driving

By: Moses Owen Browne, Jr. Mary Yawah Nyumah is 38 years old and a happy mother of four. She works as a driver for Plan International in Montserrado County. In Liberia, she has become a role model, mentor, and an inspiration to many  female drivers. Mary joined Plan in 2011 after graduating in auto-mechanics  from […]

Brown Paper on Economic Governance: The Final Stage of the Liberian People's Struggle - Part 1

Brown Paper on Economic Governance: The Final Stage of the Liberian People's Struggle – Part 1

By Siahyonkron Jglay Kpa-kay Nyanseor, Sr.                This is a two-part article. Part I deals with the Liberian elites’ “Divine Rights” to leadership and POWER in Liberia; while Part II addresses the “monkey work baboon draw”  scheme used to hold onto power. More importantly, our generation is confronted with the pressing issue that […]

Like FIFA's Sepp Blater, LFA's Musa Bility must be investigated and resign (if he's found guilty) for alleged corruption

Like FIFA's Sepp Blater, LFA's Musa Bility must be investigated and resign (if he's found guilty) for alleged corruption

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh     Public corruption is a huge problem in Liberia, even in Liberian football. The Liberian Football Association (LFA), which is a part of the Liberian political, cultural and social landscape, is no exception regarding the issue of rampant corruption that enveloped the entire country over the years. Liberians (God, bless their […]

Get a copy of Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh's new book, Political Commentary and Reflections on Liberia

Get a copy of Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh's new book, Political Commentary and Reflections on Liberia

  Buy a copy of Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh’s new book, Political Commentary and Reflections on Liberia. This is what you always wanted, the hard truth. Get a copy for your friends and loved ones. Order a copy  – click on the PayPal button on this website, www.theliberiandialogue.org.          

Buy a copy of Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh's new book - Political Commentary and Reflections on Liberia

Buy a copy of Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh's new book – Political Commentary and Reflections on Liberia

    Buy a copy of this book, Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh’s new book – Political Commentary and Reflections on Liberia. It’s what you always wanted; the hard truth. To order a copy, click on the PayPal button on this website, www.theliberiandialogue.org (The Liberian Dialogue).   Political Commentary and Reflections on Liberia by Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh. Order one for […]