Bassa County - We've got problem
Grand Bassa County's problem is a subject matter
that has been discussed many times over, at least in the realm of
Liberia History and many may even relegate these discussions to "Old
News." But yes, some, if not many of the Good people within whom
a sense of decency exist know that there is a very larger then life
elephant...So to speak, in our collective living rooms that no one
wants to discuss.
appeal to all Liberians to start planning their return home to join
hand with some of us who are over there to rebuild our country,”
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
An exclusive interview conducted by James Butty of the VOA Africa Program and Dr. Abdoulaye W. Dukule, Associate Editor at Theperspective.org. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia speaks about her
maiden UN trip, the state of affairs in Liberia and other issues.
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Receives International Republican Institute (IRI) Freedom Award
Washington, D.C. – September 22, 2006: United States First Lady
Laura Bush has reaffirmed U.S. commitment to stand with President
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and the Liberian people in Liberia’s rebuilding
process. Mrs. Bush was speaking Thursday at an award dinner ceremony
in Washington, D.C. where she and President Johnson-Sirleaf received
the 2006 International Republican Institute (IRI) Freedom Award.
Statement Takers Workshops in America
Massa A. Washington
(By Sam Togba Slewion
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Liberia will next
week, begin holding series of workshops with various Liberian communities
across the United States in preparation for hearings in the Diaspora.
Should Give The Johnson-Sirleaf Administration A Chance
(By Patrick Fallah Samolu)
In this brief essay I attempt to address some issues raised by Mr.
Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh in an article that was published by the Liberian
Dialogue web site on August 17, 2006. His article is entitled, “President
Sirleaf’s leadership style mimics predecessors”.
Termination of the Designation of Liberia for Temporary Protected
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the termination
of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation of Liberia; the
designation will remain in effect through October 1, 2007. DHS also
granted an automatic six-month extension of Employment Authorization
Documents (EADs) through April 1, 2007.
(By Obadiah Karnah)
What many see as a prelude to the work of the Truth and Reconciliation
Commission (TRC) and in fulfillment to a Biblical saying that “true
confession is good for the soul” seems to be unfolding as a
one time army general in the deposed regime of the late Samuel Doe,
Charles Julu, has reportedly taken a center stage in confessing his
sins committed in the Liberia civil imbroglio.
UNMIL Sector 1 (Forum)
YESTERDAY, IN COMMEMORATION of the International Day of Peace, formally
set aside by the United Nations General Assembly to be observed in
September each year, members of Sector 1 serving in the United Nations
Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), launched a clean-up campaign
in the Redlight Market area in order to rid the place of filth.
Bill Gates' Food Initiatives & Reduce Ignorance, Etc
(By J. Yanqui Zaza
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf should capitalize on the Gates Foundation’s
initiatives and provide employment opportunity to many of our unskilled
youths. By launching a program to produce food, an economic activity
that requires comparatively limited investment in human resources
and technology, Liberia would reduce some of its problems such as
high crime rate, poor health, etc.