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ALJA Congratulates PUL President-elect Coffey
Nov 28, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

ALJA Congratulates PUL President-elect Coffey

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The Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas (ALJA) has applauded its sister organization, the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) on the election of its new corps of officers. President-elect  Full Article »

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Vice President Boakai wants West African medical practitioners use expertise in critical health issues
Nov 25, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Vice President Boakai wants West African medical practitioners use expertise in critical health issues

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Monrovia, Liberia – Liberia’s Vice President Joseph Boakai is calling on medical  practitioners in West Africa to use their expertise in addressing critical health issues in the region. VP Boakai said  Full Article »

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Perception that North Minneapolis is a  “Bad neighborhood” Challenged
Oct 22, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Perception that North Minneapolis is a “Bad neighborhood” Challenged

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Initially, people had every reason to feel discourage or stay away, especially so when a venue scheduled for a well deserved occasion is stereotyped as a “Bad neighborhood.” The “Bad  Full Article »

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2016 General Election Guidelines/Minnesota Mandingo Association
Jun 8, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

2016 General Election Guidelines/Minnesota Mandingo Association

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1. The elections shall be conducted by secret ballot 2. Candidates will be declared the winner by simple majority (higher vote)3. Voting shall be done on a one-man-one vote basis  Full Article »

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Following in the Footsteps of Our Fathers in Peace and Unity
Apr 10, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Following in the Footsteps of Our Fathers in Peace and Unity

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Speech Delivered by Nvasekie Konneh in Dallas, TX at Programs Marking the Inauguration of Matex’ Officials Greetings to the outgoing and incoming presidents and members of Mattex, the president of  Full Article »

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An Open Letter to Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor: “Laws that discriminate/marginalize Muslims are not solutions to poverty and backwardness in Liberia”
Mar 13, 2016 Ξ 8 comments

An Open Letter to Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor: “Laws that discriminate/marginalize Muslims are not solutions to poverty and backwardness in Liberia”

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Dear Senator Jewel Howard Taylor, My name is Nvasekie Konneh, a Liberian writer, social justice advocate and cultural diversity promoter. I am the author of two books, Going to War  Full Article »

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“I continue to chase the American dream of getting higher education, a decent paying job, own a big house, and a nice flashy car.” Sabally
Jun 12, 2015 Ξ 1 comment

“I continue to chase the American dream of getting higher education, a decent paying job, own a big house, and a nice flashy car.” Sabally

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Lamin Sabally, Minneapolis, Minn. – Is America the promised heaven on earth?  Have the chilling racial statistics besmirched the tantalizing image of the world’s only super power nation? Unreservedly, I  Full Article »

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“I left my family in Liberia and came to this country in search of better life for us, but look at what is happening to me now. I am dying.” Herbert Johnson
May 26, 2015 Ξ 1 comment

“I left my family in Liberia and came to this country in search of better life for us, but look at what is happening to me now. I am dying.” Herbert Johnson

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My final moments with the late Liberian Journalist, Herbert Johnson Reflection and Tribute, By Moses D. Sandy – “Moses, it will be tough and costly for the Association of Liberian  Full Article »

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Sky FM’s Lady Stable Speaks Her Mind
May 16, 2015 Ξ 1 comment

Sky FM’s Lady Stable Speaks Her Mind

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Nvasekie N. Konneh , Philadelphia, PA – In post war Liberia, there is a boom in broadcast media with radio stations all over the country from Monrovia to community radio stations  Full Article »

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The Unskilled Liberian Bigshots of the Grand Old TWP
May 8, 2015 Ξ 1 comment

The Unskilled Liberian Bigshots of the Grand Old TWP

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Siahyonkron Nyanseor, Lawrenceville, GA  – This story is about four good friends namedJoseph Jenkins, Edward James, Stephen Allen, and James Springs, who on the fateful day of April 12, 1980,  Full Article »