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Q & A with restaurateur Wilhelmina "Mina" Bestman, owner, Mina's West African & Caribbean Cuisine, (5439 Memorial Dr), Stone Mountain, Georgia

Q & A with restaurateur Wilhelmina “Mina” Bestman, owner, Mina’s West African & Caribbean Cuisine, (5439 Memorial Dr), Stone Mountain, Georgia

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   This week interview features restaurateur Wilhelmina “Mina” Bestman, owner of Mina’s West African & Caribbean Cuisine, who single handedly turned the once struggling Mina’s Place/Mina’s Kitchen into a thriving and all-inclusive place to dine with families and friends. So far, Mina’s West African & Caribbean Cuisine is believed to be the longest-serving […]

Abolish or privatize LPRC

Abolish or privatize LPRC

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         Long before one of the world’s leading auditors, Ernst & Young, was appointed by the European Commission to conduct a systems and financial audit of the Liberian Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC) from the period of October 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004, most Liberians see the institution as a breeding ground for waste […]

Restructuring the Apocalypse: 8,000 Mayan, Zapotec, and Mixtec Students Meditate for World Peace to Create the End of the [War-torn] World

Restructuring the Apocalypse: 8,000 Mayan, Zapotec, and Mixtec Students Meditate for World Peace to Create the End of the [War-torn] World

By David Leffler            With much media fanfare worldwide, the Mayan calendar came to an end on 21 December 2012, with far-flung predictions of global apocalypse. But most of us are still here, so perhaps the “end of the world” was in fact a new beginning – the end of the world as we know […]

Tribute to the teachers

Tribute to the teachers

By Clemente Ferrer        The Spanish Foundation for Aid for Drug Addicts (FAD) has launched an advertising campaign which highlights the important role played by the school teachers who, side by side with the families, are leading trainers in values. The campaign enhances the extraordinary importance of a good education to  prevent hazardous scenarios, violence, […]

Liberia must hire this man for the Lone Star job

Liberia must hire this man for the Lone Star job

By Ralph Geeplay           Recently, the Liberian national team, Lone Star suffered a humiliating 6-1 defeat at the hands of the Nigerian Super Eagles in Calabar, Nigeria, exposing Coach Kaetu Smith, who once described himself as a “good coach.” The Liberian Lone Star must hired a foreign coach, appoint Kaetu Smith as the under 23 caretaker and […]

"The pressure is on Nigeria," says star player

“The pressure is on Nigeria,” says star player

By Hawa Wesseh Even though Nigeria boasts of international players that are playing in high-profile European leagues, Liberia star player Sekou Oliseh Jabateh, who plays professionally for  CSKA Moscow, says the pedigree of the Super Eagles players is nothing to worry about, because pressure will be on Nigeria when the Super Eagles and Lone Star meet […]

"Liberia can qualify ahead of Nigeria"

“Liberia can qualify ahead of Nigeria”

Q&A with star player, Anthony Laffour, who plays in South Africa. Laffour is ex-captain of the Liberian Lone Star soccer team. Ex-captain Anthony Laffour of Liberia is certain the Lone Star can qualify ahead of the Nigerian Super Eagles. Laffour plays in South Africa, and recently granted this interview to Radio Station, Truth FM in […]

Liberia plays Niger in preparation for Nigeria

Liberia plays Niger in preparation for Nigeria

Staff Report      In preparation for the showdown in Calabar, Nigeria on October 13, Liberia was in Niamey on October 9 to play the Menas of Niger, in a thrilling 4-3 rout. The match played at the Seyni Kountche Stadium in Niamey, reports say, was closely fought with both team expected to do battle this […]

Lone Star and Super Eagles battle to 2-2 draw

Lone Star and Super Eagles battle to 2-2 draw

Ralph Geeplay      The Liberian Lone Stars on Saturday played the Super Eagles of Nigeria for the Afcons qualifyer slated for South Africa next year. The Liberian trio of Tonia Tisdell, Sekou Oliseh Jabateh and Zah Kranger proved too much for the Eagles to handle. The Nigerians seemed surprised by the quickness of the Liberian national team they […]

Kaetu Smith: “I am a good coach”

Kaetu Smith: “I am a good coach”

Ralph Geeplay  Lone Star head coach Kaetu Smith is expected to face a decisive moment of his coaching career, when his team meets the Nigerian Super Eagles this weekend in Monrovia. This is clearly a Goliath vs. David encounter that will put to test the coaching skills of Smith, who is expected to take his sling against […]