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Liberian Community Association of the Washington DC

Liberian Community Association of the Washington DC

   Press Release                                 10169 New Hampshire Ave., P.O. Box 174 Silver Spring, Maryland  20903 www.lcadcmetro.org  Press Release  The leadership of the Liberian Community Association of the Washington DC Metropolitan Area, the LCA-DC INC. calls on all well-meaning Liberians residing in the DC metro Area to  resist and reject any invitation from  individuals who have conspired […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Significance of the Red Cap

The Significance of the Red Cap

By Siahyonkron Jglay Kpa-kay Nyanseor           “Home, Sweet Home” is a story about a young man who had traveled from Liberia to America for school and became homesick. He is a “country boy” raised by Honorable George Andrew Jackson Washington and his lovely wife, Mrs. Martha Ann Jefferson-Washington, a Congor family living on Snapper […]

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 […]