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The War against ‘Zogos’ is Commendable, but must be Holistic and Systematic

The War against ‘Zogos’ is Commendable, but must be Holistic and Systematic

By Martin K. N. Kollie         The Liberian society is engulfed with plethora of vexing social perplexities due to numerous of factors. Overtime, holistic and systematic steps have not been taken to address these prevailing challenges. The proliferation of ‘Zogos’ is just one of those social challenges currently facing Liberia. This revolving social problem continues to […]

Stand Up for Girls and Step Up Against Rape

Stand Up for Girls and Step Up Against Rape

By Martin K. N. Kollie                     It is not enough to hold colorful ceremonies on October 11 each year to make big speeches about issues confronting girls. It is not enough to sit in our comfort zones and declare rape as a global enemy. It is not enough for nations to enact laws prohibiting child marriage, […]

Liberian Democracy Ambushed - Book Review

Liberian Democracy Ambushed – Book Review

Book Review by ralph geeplay             Political pundit and writer, Tewroh Wehtoe Sungbeh has followed up on his first book, Political Commentary and Reflections on Liberia (2014), as he published his second in 2016. Aptly titled, the name of the book is a forerunner of what to expect in these pages. ‘Liberian Democracy Ambushed’ is […]

B o o k   r e v i e w

B o o k r e v i e w

by ralph geeplay               This is not a book that was just published. It has been out for  about 5 years. But having just read it, decided would review, and why not? *Where The Road Turns* is a handsomely written book of poetry by the Liberian writer Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, deservedly praised by readers everywhere. Published […]

D. Twe High Campus Turned Into Public Latrine

D. Twe High Campus Turned Into Public Latrine

By R. Joyclyn Wea                        (The New Republic)             The campus of the D. Twe Memorial High School is said to be turned in the public toilet by residents there, thus subjecting students to unhealthy learning conditions. The school built in the 1970s during the regime of President William R. Tolbert and named in honor […]

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 […]

Sen. Nagbe to Resign?

Sen. Nagbe to Resign?

By Jackson C. Clay, Jr.                   (The New Republic)   Report gathered by this paper revealed that Sinoe County Senator, Joseph Nagbe is seriously sick and is at the verge of resigning his post as Senator of the County. According to our source, Senator Nagbe who has been ill for over six months now is suffering […]

Liberia Vs. Djibouti -Sports (Football)

Liberia Vs. Djibouti -Sports (Football)

Liberian Listener Staff Report             Monrovia and the Antoinette Tubman Stadium comes alive this afternoon as Liberia meets Djibouti on the home soil. Nicknamed ‘Shore-men of the Red Sea,’ Djibouti is in Liberia to put up a dogfight and do some damage, and given the unpredictability of Lone Stars and their inconsistency, Djibouti might pulled […]

218 million children work as slaves worldwide. How long will it last?

218 million children work as slaves worldwide. How long will it last?

By Clemente Ferrer                        In Mexico, Pope Francis said: “God will call to account the slavers of our day, and we must do everything possible so that these situations do not occur more”. 218 million kids around the globe work as slaves. Half of them […]

Who killed Keith Jubah, Fayah Gbollie, Michael Allison and Harry A. Greaves?

Who killed Keith Jubah, Fayah Gbollie, Michael Allison and Harry A. Greaves?

By Frederick A.B. Jayweh, Esq.                         A) The Prescribed Law Particularly under the laws of Liberia, the Crime of Murder is a first degree felony and its punishment is death or life imprisonment. A defendant accused of Murder must be swiftly and independently investigated, indicted, […]