Liberian Writer Ophelia Lewis: Life inspires me

Written on:September 25, 2016
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Ophelia Lewis, www.twiter.com

Ophelia Lewis writer/publisher www.twitter.com

 

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I had no idea, but wanted to find out more, so I asked her for an interview. I recently became a member of a closed writer’s group she established on social media. As any person would do, I wanted to learn more about the group’s administrator; so I viewed her profile. As a person who loves to read, the more I examined about the Blogger, Project Manager, Self-Published Author and Founder of a publishing company, the more I was inclined to ask her some questions about her life’s work. As a result, I asked her for an interview and she graciously accepted.

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Paul Gagame, Yoweri Museveni and Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Written on:September 22, 2016
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I think Ellen has one of the three key qualities for success for an African leader: Preparedness. But she lacks the patriotism

Yoweri K. Museveni, who naturally is supposed to be Yoweri Kaguta but is actually called Yoweri Museveni, gave himself the surname of Museveni. Museveni in his Ugandan vernacular means “The son of the man of the Seventh” Battalion of the former British colonial power. The story is that his father, Paul Kaguta, was a top fighter of the Seventh Batallion and that, because of Yoweri’s military/guerrilla training background and his…

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Ihezie Foundation Boosts education reforms in Liberia

Written on:September 20, 2016
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IheZie Foundation- through its ( Book Relief Africa), has donated 100,000 text books to the Ministry of Education

  London September 19, 2016—As Liberia deepens ongoing policy and instructional approaches, aimed at ensuring quality and better prepared students across the country- United Kingdom based charity IheZie Foundation- through its ( Book Relief Africa), has  donated 100,000  text books to the Ministry of Education, through the Office of Vice President, his Excellency, Amb. Joseph Nyumah Boakai.

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Personal Interests Have Now Consumed The Liberian Lone Stars

Written on:September 14, 2016
The Liberian National Team is not a private entity, you know, but the National Team team of a sovereign state,

  By Chris Weah Given the poor handling of the Liberian national team, and the failure for its recent qualification for the continental fiesta [Afcons], even as it was close to doing so, leaves much to ponder and especially Musa Bility and his lackluster led Liberian Football Association [LFA].

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Liberian social justice advocate wants govt. of Liberia build modern libraries

Written on:September 14, 2016
Musa Willie, founder and executive director of Education Care Africa,

  A US-based Liberian humanitarian and social justice advocate is calling on the government of Liberia to build modern libraries in all districts in the West African country.

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How Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is Abusing the Liberian Presidency

Written on:September 1, 2016
President Sirleaf tours deplorable UN Drive, Bushrod Island flanked by outgoing Minister Weeks (l) and Deputy Minister - Technical Affairs Langley (r) Photo Credit: James M.Garresen / Executive Mansion

This all started when EJS decided that the presidency wasn’t a job, but a testament of her greatness. Therefore, it wasn’t her obligation to ensure equality of opportunities for citizens through investments in public school education, job training, jobs, the agricultural sector, roads, etc.

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Liberia Constitutional Crisis: River Gee Senator Jay sides with constitution

Written on:August 31, 2016
Liberia River Gee County senator Sides with Constitution

  Monrovia – The 53rd National Legislature of Liberia will go down in history as setting some interesting records with the body now divided into four blocs parallel two at the House of Representatives and another two now at the Liberian Senate

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Henries, prolific writer who wrote many books on Liberia

Written on:August 26, 2016
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Liberian writer Doris Banks Henries www.deutsche-digitale-bibliothek.de

  A. Doris Bank Henries was born on February 11, 1913, in Live Oak, Florida and died on February 16, 1981, in Middletown, CT. She was married to Richard Abrom Henries, former speaker of the Liberian House of Representative, who was one of the 13 government officials that were executed by firing squad in the wake of the 1980 military coup in Liberia. Doris Banks Henries graduated from Willimantie Normal…

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Liberia: 11 Questions Vamba Sherif: Writer, Novelist

Written on:August 26, 2016
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Liberian writer Vamba Sheriff, recent Novel Bond to Secrecy , HopeRoad

    ralph geeplay Vamba Sherif was born in Kolahun, Lofa County. His recent Novel Bound to Secrecy was published by HopeRoad recently. A novelist principally, Sherif has written stories for The New York Times, The French magazine Long Cours, which is a subsidiary of L’Express, the German magazine Kultur Aaustauch, and for various Dutch newspapers and magazines like Trouw, De Volkskrant, One World, and many others. Vamba Sherif has…

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