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Sirleaf administration needs to act fast to educate citizens about carbon monoxide poisoning, or regulate portable generators

Sirleaf administration needs to act fast to educate citizens about carbon monoxide poisoning, or regulate portable generators

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         In 2012, my colleague Taiyee N. Quenneh (PhD), writing in The Liberian Dialogue, drew our collective attention to the unfortunate deaths of two friends, Tupee Myers and Alpha Ashong to carbon monoxide poisoning. The two friends who had their eyes set on attending AME University at the time of their unfortunate passing, actually died […]

Ministry of Health must play a pro-active role in preventing carbonmonoxide deaths

Ministry of Health must play a pro-active role in preventing carbonmonoxide deaths

REPRINT (07-14-2012)   By Taiyee N. Quenneh         Tupee Myers and Alpha Ashong were best friends. They were inseparable in every meaning of the word. They attended church together and did the normal things you would expect from young adults just graduating from high school. The promise of attending AME University was lost on a […]

Face to Face with the Consequences of Careless Provocation

Face to Face with the Consequences of Careless Provocation

By Francis Nyepon          The Ellen Johnson Sirleaf administration is setting the stage for civil disobedience in Liberia. And if the administration is not careful, the economic, social and political issues facing Liberia will again reached a boiling point, which could become a matter of life or death for many innocent people. During the last […]

Cristiano Ronaldo evades the Spanish Treasury 150 million euros obtained by advertising contracts paid outside Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo evades the Spanish Treasury 150 million euros obtained by advertising contracts paid outside Spain

By Clemente Ferrer                 In the research called “Football Leaks” carried out by the German magazine Der Spiegel, it is stated that Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo would have diverted up to 150 million euros from his image revenues between 2009 and 2020, to the paradise haven of the British Virgin Islands. The network […]

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 […]

Liberian Government Must Invest in Infrastructure Projects to Create Jobs and Give Country Major Facelift

Liberian Government Must Invest in Infrastructure Projects to Create Jobs and Give Country Major Facelift

    By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                One of the ways an administration can create jobs is to build roads, bridges, streets, sidewalks, and other public works projects such as water, sewer, drainage systems and landfills to dispose garbage, public restrooms and painting public buildings.      Roads in rural Liberia are deplorable and inaccessible. (See pic above)     […]

Pres. Johnson-Sirleaf Motorcade Kills Two Children in Monrovia

Pres. Johnson-Sirleaf Motorcade Kills Two Children in Monrovia

AllAfrica Monrovia — Police vehicle in the convoy of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Wednesday, November 30 hit and killed two boys, Melvin Tucker (7) and Jackson Tucker (9) while crossing the street. The driver of the lead Police vehicle, Tunies Follah has been disrobed and detained, while his Supervisor, Police Superintendent, Steve Daniels is currently undergoing […]

AIDS in Africa kills the Mothers of Nine Million Children

AIDS in Africa kills the Mothers of Nine Million Children

By Clemente Ferrer           The AIDS pandemic leaves nine million children on the African continent without a mother. The director of Save the Childrensays: “Unfortunately, the impact of AIDS among African children is still unknown.”She also asserts that the lack of facilities to carry out the clinical analyzes, means that many women can not know […]

Elphinstone Birch Appointed to City Council

Elphinstone Birch Appointed to City Council

Liberian-born Elphinstone James Birch was appointed to the Senior Advisory  Commission by the City Council of Santa Clara, California, to fill a partial term up to June 30, 2017. The appointment takes immediate effect. In his capacity as a member of the Senior Advisory Commission to the City Council of Santa Clara, California, Mr. Birch is expected to act […]

Diametrically Differing with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf over President-elect Donald Trump’s Victory

Diametrically Differing with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf over President-elect Donald Trump’s Victory

By Martin K. N. Kollie         It has been barely three weeks since millions of Americans headed to the polls to elect the successor to President Barrack H. Obama, who served two terms (8 years) as Commander-in-Chief of the most powerful nation in the world, the United States of America. Even though the race for President is […]