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Who’s Buying Voter Cards? CDC, Sirleaf
Camp Trade Cheat Barbs

Courtesy: FPA
17 December, 2014

Claims and counter claims continue to pile up ahead of Saturdays’ Senatorial elections in Liberia. Already parties to the Montserrado County Senatorial race have started trading accusations and counteraccusations about possible attempts to cheat during the election. Read detail

Robert Sirleaf Exposed! -USA Voting Record Lay Bare-Would He Survive NEC’s Investigation
Courtesy: Public Agenda
17 December, 2014
It is not clear whether the National Elections Commission (NEC) is sincere in its threats not to compromise the violation of Liberia’s electoral laws, including those who are not eligible by constitutional provision to participate in elections in the country. Although the Public Agenda has no reason for now to disbelief the sincerity of the NEC under the Chairmanship of Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoya, the Paper is closely following alleged ongoing investigation bordering Mr. Robert A. Sirleaf’s reported American Citizenship issue which has been a subject of debate until now. Read detail

Weah Backs ‘Miracle Man’ Debbah’s Appointment as Lone Star Coach
Courtesy: FPA
11 December, 2014

Football legend George Weah has backed the appointment of James Debbah and a host of former national team players. The Liberia Football Association (LFA) appointed Debbah as head coach, replacing Italy’s Roberto Landi, whom it dismissed in February 2012 after being in charge for less than a year with two wins in eight matches. Read detail

Nimba Tribal Politics Deepens-Senator Grupee Takes on ‘Mano Dominance’ in Government
Courtesy: Daily Obsever
03 December, 2014

A group of Nimba citizens who were rebuked for advocating for the division of their county after the 2011 election will now see reason to continue their activism as Senator Thomas S. Grupee leads the charge against “Mano dominance” in the county government. Read detail
Letter of recall and suspension of Mamadee Konneh aka Dadee
By: Manyou Bility
24 November, 2014

Dear President Trawally:
We bring you greetings from the people and leadership of the Wisconsin Mandingo Association of Milwaukee (WIMAM), and we are also using this same opportunity to congratulate your leadership and the Board for restoring the 501C3 status of our beloved organization, FELMAUSA. Read detail
UP A Traitor, Not Sylla, Withdrawn Candidate
Supporters Hit Back

Courtesy: FPA
14 November, 2014
Monrovia-Supporters of Ali Sylla has termed the Unity Party Youth Congress recent response as deceitful, cunning and double dealing. According to the Sylla’s supporters under the banner of Ali Sylla Political Actions Committee (ASPAC) Sylla is currently battling medical situations as opposed to the UP Youth congress claim that he is a sellout. The Chairman of the group Vallai Dorley said,the Unity Party is only interested in making political and cash gains at the expense of Sylla’s life. Read detail
Sins of the Court: Liberian Woman Judge Lenient on Sex Crimes
Courtesy: FPA
14 November, 2014

Rape is a non-bailable offence in post-war Liberia, but a FrontPageAfrica investigation has found that in the past few months, a number of high-profile cases involving foreign nationals have slipped under the radar, ironically, under the watch of a female judge at the Criminal Court E, Judge Cianeh Clinton-Johnson putting Liberia’s war against rape in serious trouble. Read detail
FELMAUSA Increases Support in Liberia’s Ebola Fight
Courtesy: FPA
09 November, 2014

For close to two weeks now, statistics regarding Ebola’s causalities remain down in Liberia, contrary to expert predictions that the number of cases reported may increase exponentially – of course if adequate steps were not taken to curtail its spread. Read detail
“We Prefer Burial, not Cremation”- Say
Traditional Leaders in Bong

Courtesy: Daily Observer
30 October, 2014

Traditional leaders in Bong County have denounced the cremation of Ebola dead on ground that it is conflicting to the cultural norms and traditional practices of the country. In an interview with the Daily Observer over the weekend, the Chief Elder of Bong County Moses Suakollie said incinerating the lifeless does not demonstrate love for the dead. Read detail
Cheaper Electricity In Sight-Crude Storage
Terminal Complete by December

Courtesy: Daily Observer
20 October, 2014

The Conex Crude Storage Terminal (CST) project in collaboration with the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company ("LPRC") is expected to be completed in December this year, says Lutech, the contracting company hired to do the construction work for this project. Read detail
‘Regrettable Day’: Diamond Dealer, Wife,
Kids Perish in Fire

Courtesy: FPA
12 October, 2014

Monrovia – A diamond merchant, Amado O. Sow alias Babasow, life came to a crashing end in the early hours of Thursday morning when a massive fire ripped apart his Gurley Street home, killing everyone including his wife Aminata Toure, daughters Hajah Fanta Sow, Tayela Sow, sons Osman Sow Ishaka Sow, sister in law Massa Toure, and sister Amanita Sow. Read detail
Over Ebola Donations House Summons Ngafuan, Dukuly
Courtesy: Daily Observer
12 October, 2014

The House of Representatives has summoned Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan to provide them update on the number of donations coming to Liberia relative to the fight against Ebola. Read detail
FELMAUSA Board CO-Chairman, Hon. Sekou Kenneh(AKA-Opinion Leader) Speaks to a Local TV Station about EBOLA:
Courtesy: Associated Press
06 October, 2014

 
Liberian Who Took Ebola to U.S. Helped Transport Ebola Patient
Courtesy: FPA
02 October, 2014

Thomas Eric Duncan arrived in Texas hoping to join his girlfriend, But when he began to show symptoms of the deadly Ebola Virus, it became clear that those plans would have to be on hold. Read detail
EU Condemns Stigmatization of Ebola
Affected Countries

Courtesy: Daily Observer
25 September, 2014

The European Union (EU) has taken exception to decisions by some African countries and others to stop their flights from entering and taking off from countries affected by Ebola. Besides the cancellation of flights, some African countries and others have suspended relations with Liberia and other West African Countries affected by Ebola. Read detail
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

 

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