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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 […]

President George Weah’s Uncommunicative and Unaccountable Style is Not Leadership. It is Arrogance

President George Weah’s Uncommunicative and Unaccountable Style is Not Leadership. It is Arrogance

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                  The story is the same about hardship in Liberia. It is not getting better in Liberia, and it doesn’t matter who is President of that country, either. When you think there is hope because of a new administration, you are deceiving yourself to have […]

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Woewiyu’s (War) Crimes – But Is He Alone?

Woewiyu’s (War) Crimes – But Is He Alone?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh         Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu, the once flamboyant spokesman of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), was found guilty on 11 charges including criminal immigration fraud and war crimes and could be spending the rest of his life in a federal prison in the United States. Even though he […]

When Loyalty is paid back with Disloyalty – The Harsh Reality of Neglect: A Eulogy To Comrade Adu Dorley

When Loyalty is paid back with Disloyalty – The Harsh Reality of Neglect: A Eulogy To Comrade Adu Dorley

By Martin K. N. Kollie        Greet comrade James Gray for us, another firebrand young soldier who was axed by death as a result of utter neglect. As we share our sentiments over your passing, say hi to Brother Gray and all conscious fighters who have been down this tragic lane. Like James […]

CDC's Pro-Poor Government Hut Tax Historical Amnesia

CDC’s Pro-Poor Government Hut Tax Historical Amnesia

By Elder Siahyonkron J. K. Nyanseor, Sr.         Pro-Poor Policy of a government usually targets directly poor people’s economic plight, which is due to the poverty they experienced in society. The goal of this policy is to improve their living standard. However, the Hut Tax re-introduced by the traditional Chiefs and Elders […]

Now we know why Minister Nathaniel McGill took a whopping US$200,000 loan to purchase a luxurious palace

Now we know why Minister Nathaniel McGill took a whopping US$200,000 loan to purchase a luxurious palace

By Martin K. N. Kollie         The 2018-2019 budget of the Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs has increased from US$18,689,116 to US$21,539,211. This accounts for a whopping 13.2 percent increment US$2,850,095) even though the government is still struggling to generate an uncollected revenue of US$332 million from fiscal year 2017-2018. The […]

‘Peace Was In Heaven Until Kru People Got There’

‘Peace Was In Heaven Until Kru People Got There’

By Elder Siahyonkron Nyanseor         The Meaning of Peace was in Heaven Until Kru People Got There. Liberian history is replete with accounts of heroism on the part of Americo-Liberians (Settlers), and the so-called accounts of cowardice on the part of Native-Liberians (aborigines). It is this slanted view of Settlers’ history, and […]

Jonathan Paye-Layleh’s Legitimate Fears

Jonathan Paye-Layleh’s Legitimate Fears

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh              There are historical precedents of intimidation, verbal abuse, physical abuse of journalists and the death of a journalist who was killed on the job in Liberia. One of the fatal stories of a journalist who was assassinated as he was doing his job occurred in the […]