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The Impact of Oratory in National Crisis and Nation Building

The Impact of Oratory in National Crisis and Nation Building

By Paul Jeebah Albert        As the nation gradually approaches an historic inauguration when president-elect George Oppong Weah is sworn in as Liberia’s 25th president, I begin to reflect on the life of the late Dr. William R. Tolbert, and how he used the efficacy of his eloquence during the early days of his […]

Liberia at a Political Crossroad: The Making of President George Weah

Liberia at a Political Crossroad: The Making of President George Weah

By Samuel Barbay Gaye, Jr.        With minor hiccups, Liberia has successfully completed three Presidential election cycles- something we haven’t seen in our lifetime until now. Despite the odds, Liberia is proving to the world that western democracy can find a home and flourish in sub Saharan Africa.   Firstly, we would like […]

Could “Snap Elections” Be A Way Out As Liberians Grow Weary Of Unproductive Presidents?

Could “Snap Elections” Be A Way Out As Liberians Grow Weary Of Unproductive Presidents?

By Paul Jeebah Albert             As Liberia is about to experience a major transition, the need to make an amendment in the constitution that allows for “snap elections” to be held whenever the approval rating of the president dips, should be given some aforethought and consideration.  A myth does exist […]

Beware of Wolf in Sheep's Clothing:  Corrupt Elites Seeking Protection

Beware of Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Corrupt Elites Seeking Protection

 By Siahyonkron Nyanseor           In 2011, I served as Coordinator of the Supporters of the Coalition of Liberian Opposition Parties in the Diaspora (S-CLOPD). This group served as the rapid response team to counter personal, negative and media attack directed at Ambassador George Manneh Weah, Cllr. Winston A. Tubman and the […]

The Kenyan Election Fiasco and Its Implications on Liberia

The Kenyan Election Fiasco and Its Implications on Liberia

By Paul Jeebah Albert   The delegitimization of the contentious presidential election by the Kenyan Supreme Court comes before the season of yet another hotly contested Liberian presidential election that is to be held in October of 2017. The earth-shaking event which has set a new precedent in the modern history of African elections and […]

Representative Lester Paye of Bong County is Misusing County Development Funds

Representative Lester Paye of Bong County is Misusing County Development Funds

By George K. Gorneleh   Hello Mr. Editor,        My name is George K. Gorneleh, a proud son of Bong County from Moanga village. I have been following and reading your publications regularly since 2013. Thanks for all the great work your online publication is doing by informing and educating the Liberian people. […]

Congratulations, Dr. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh!

Congratulations, Dr. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh!

Good evening facebook friends!          It is with great honor and pride that I am shouting out loud that my outspoken, well-respected and beloved friend, Mr. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh was officially awarded his doctorate yesterday (09/13/17). From this day forward it will be my honor to acknowledge Mr. Sungbeh as Dr. Sungbeh. Dr. […]

Breaking The Political Odds: The Massive Participation of the Fulani in 2017

Breaking The Political Odds: The Massive Participation of the Fulani in 2017

By Mohammed Salue Sy          The late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. said it right that the “greatest place in hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of moral conflict.” Rip Van Winkle, the Dutch villager is a victim of this widely quoted adage. There are fundamental […]

Primary Education: A Wise Investment for Government, Partners and Parents

Primary Education: A Wise Investment for Government, Partners and Parents

By Martin K. N. Kollie                     A speech delivered by Martin K. N. Kollie at the graduation ceremony of the Belenie Christian Foundation School System, 72nd Junction, Somalia Drive, Paynesville City.   I bring you profound compliments from my family, my party (Student Unification Party), conscious […]