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Self resentment-Saddened for been a Mandingo man-Finance Minster Amara Konneh
By: Mohamed Kamara
18 September, 2014

Since my reaction to the speech delivered by Liberia’s Finance Minister Amara Konneh during celebrations marking our nation’s 166th Independence Day program in Minnesota, I have received several emails and comments on the FrontPage website in the letter to the editor column. Unsurprisingly, the comments were mixed, but most interestingly some presenting farfetched and misleading representation of my thought. They argue that I was preaching tribalism, an act that I detest to the core. Read detail
Eye-Witness To Ebola: How Public Denial Helped Spread of Disease In Liberia
By: Nvasekie N Konneh
Courtesy: BSN
18 September, 2014

As of this writing, the death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak in Africa stands at over 2,000 with Liberia the hardest hit. Liberia's death tool is at 1,224 people and continues to climb. According to the latest figures released by the World Health Organization (WHO), the virus is more widespread in Liberia with confirmed cases in 14 of the 15 counties. Read detail
LIBERIAN IMMIGRANT AND LONG TIME TEACHER LAUNCHES MEMOIR
Submitted by N'Vaseke Konneh
14 September, 2014
OTSEGO, MN, SEPTEMBER 13— Liberian immigrant, long time college instructor, community activist and writing aficionado, Momoh Sekou Dudu will debut his memoir “Harrowing December: Recounting a Journey of Sorrows & Triumphs” late this year. The book—being published by Outskirts Press out of Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.—is tentatively scheduled to hit bookstands on November 30, 2014. Born in a remote village in the foothills of the Wologisi Mountains deep in the hinterland of the small African nation of Liberia, Momoh Dudu’s destiny was virtually ordained: he’d become a traditional chief and a subsistence farmer in the footsteps of his father. Read detail

Cabbies, Passengers Split Over WHO Ebola
‘Hot Source’ Report

Courtesy: FPA
11 September, 2014

Monrovia - The World Health Organization (WHO) warned this week that motorbike-taxis and regular taxis are "a hot source of potential Ebola virus transmission" because they are not disinfected in Liberia. Read detail

Why President Sirleaf should not resign?
By: Manyou MAS Bility
04 September, 2014
For quite some time now, and as the Government of Liberia, patriotic Liberians and our humanitarian friends of Liberia continue to combine their resources, efforts and forces to battle the deadliest outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease ( EVD), there also on the other hand, have been some unscrupulous group of people and anti-democratic agent and beneficiaries of the spoils from unaccountable past interim governments advocating for the resignation of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who was democratically elected just less than three years ago to serve another six -year term or her second term for short.  Read detail

Angry Youths Dig Suspected Ebola Coffin from Grave- Place It in the Middle of Major Highway
Courtesy: Daily Observer
03 September, 2014

At least 15 young men in the Avenue Community in Schieffelin Town, located along the major highway leading to the Roberts International Airport (RIA),  on the evening of Sunday, August 31, dug up the casket bearing the remains of a dead woman. Read detail

Speech that would have been delivered by Richmond Mohamed Konneh at the 2014 FELMAUSA Convention
31 August 2014
Mr President, the leadership and membership of the Federation of the Liberian Mandingo Associations in the United Stares of America (FELMAUSA), friends of FELMAUSA and other invitees.
Many thanks to Mr. Bangalie Trawally and his leadership team for having chosen me to deliver this year's keynote address. I am as humbled as I am honored by this invitation, especially so when the selection process, I am told, was very challenging considering the caliber of candidates considered. Read detail
CDC Boss Bemoans Liberia - ‘Worst Ever
Ebola Outbreak'

Courtesy: FPA
28 August, 2014

“The situation with Ebola in Liberia today, is dire. There is need for urgent action. The world has never seen an outbreak of Ebola like this. Read detail
Liberia Loses another MD to Ebola
Courtesy: Daily Observer
26 August, 2014

The Liberian nation, including its Medical Community, is mourning the loss of another Medical Doctor to the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD). Read detail 
SoS From Liberia: WHO, Others Must Step in
Before We All Die

Front Page Africa
20 August, 2014

Judging from what happened in Monrovia last week, self-seeking presidential aides and kitchen Cabinet officials will shortly conclude and run to the president to say that this is a call for an interim government. Read detail
38 Deaths in 3 Days: Ebola Wreaks Havoc in Lofa
Courtesy: Daily Observer
14 August, 2014

The Ebola virus is taking a deadly toll on the northern county of Lofa where the deadly disease initially crossed over from neighboring Guinea. Read detail
Let's Tell the Story Honestly
By: Musa V. Sheriff
08 August, 2014

 In 2003, through the effort of the International Community the course of direction was changed from disaster to peace.  This means that we have enjoyed a decade of  "protected peace" in Liberia. Read detail
Ebola Corpses ‘Dumped’ in Wetlands
Courtesy: Daily Observer
05 August, 2014

Against the backdrop of the Liberian government’s announcement that it would “consider cremating” (burning) the corpses of those who have died from the deadly Ebola virus, the burial team from the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOH/SW) on Saturday dumped at least 45 bodies in Kissi Camp, near the Kpeh-kpeh Town. Read detail

 

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