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Quincy B: RIP

Quincy B: RIP

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                 I never met the late Quincy B who died at the age of 23 in a car accident, as he and his entourage left a Karoake event in downtown Monrovia. I am not familiar with his music either. My only familiarity with the late singer is the post-death video of him […]

Our Obsession with Liberian Presidential Politics and the 2017 Elections

Our Obsession with Liberian Presidential Politics and the 2017 Elections

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh          In early March 2017, just days ago, a violent storm hit some parts of Liberia destroying homes and leaving countless Liberians homeless. The storms did not only destroyed homes and left countless people homeless in coastal communities such as Greenville, Sinoe County, Buchanan, Grand Bassa County and New Kru Town (as […]

Policy Statement of the United People’s Party Delivered by MacDonald A. Wento, Party Standard Bearer

Policy Statement of the United People’s Party Delivered by MacDonald A. Wento, Party Standard Bearer

Policy Statement of the United People’s Party Delivered by MacDonald A. Wento, Party Standard Bearer At Welcome-Home Ceremony of Membership Re-Affirmation Saturday, March 4, 2017 UPP collaboration-2017 office; 17th Street, Sinkor; Monrovia, Liberia                Greetings to all of you, my sisters, brothers, friends, and fellow partisans!  What we are doing here, today, is […]

Concerned LAMA Members and Pres. Leo Mulbah

Concerned LAMA Members and Pres. Leo Mulbah

February 22, 2017 LAMA: WORKING TOGETHER- PUTTING ETHICS TO WORK     After LAMA acquired the community center, a group of LAMA members and former officials were up in arms with president Mulbah. They wrote consistently outlining some of their issues with the president, the acquisition of the community center and the role Miss Miatta Boima […]

LAMA’s financial problems did not start with president Yahsindi Kpeyei; Blame Leo Mulbah, LAMA’s Board of Directors and Liberians in Metro Atlanta

LAMA’s financial problems did not start with president Yahsindi Kpeyei; Blame Leo Mulbah, LAMA’s Board of Directors and Liberians in Metro Atlanta

The Liberian Community Association of Georgia (LCAG) was founded in 1976.     The name of the association was changed in the mid to early 1990s to what it is now: “Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta” (LAMA), to reflect the community’s diversity and regional appeal that many Liberians including this writer – a longtime community activist thought […]

The Day the Lights Really Went Out in Liberia

The Day the Lights Really Went Out in Liberia

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh   The Liberian people are used to being in the darkness.      It doesn’t matter whether it is in their country or their homes where some have been without lights for years, or when their government and elected officials intentionally lie to them to keep them in the darkness, they are used to living […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Liberian Presidential Candidates and 2017: Only in Liberia?

The Liberian Presidential Candidates and 2017: Only in Liberia?

      By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                        According to most Liberians, Prince Y. Johnson is a notorious killer who murdered innocent Liberians during the civil war. Yet, Mr. Johnson was elected senator of Nimba County. Prince Yormie Johnson is reportedly a kingmaker and the most feared and controversial politician in the country.      It […]

Where are the 2017 Liberian presidential candidates when liberties and press freedom are being violated?

Where are the 2017 Liberian presidential candidates when liberties and press freedom are being violated?

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh              Liberia is a strange country. The country is not only a strange place to live and raise a family; it is unsafe, and a broken country with no serious institution that protects life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, and the rule of law. How can there be an incredible absence of […]