Dissecting The Politics Of Edward Wilmot Blyden

By Edward Carter Making remarks at the program marking his 70th natal day, the Orwellian political scientist, the unrelenting Dr. Amos Claudius Sawyer made a rather interesting disclosure: He stressed that he will avail himself in part to establish a “chair of public affairs” at the University of Liberia in honor of the late so-called Pan African Nationalist, Edward Wilmot Blyden. Dr. Sawyer’s disclosure has provided an opportunity to take a second look at Mr. Blyden from the prism of his so-called African nationalist inclinations for which he is to…

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Tribute: Amos sawyer a distinguished African Statesman

By Ibrahim Al-bakri Nyei, Today June 15, 2015 marks the seventieth birth anniversary of Prof. Amos Sawyer, a man who has for over forty years played a leading role of a scholar, activist, leader, and mediator in Africa’s most troubling and sometimes complicated political crises. Sawyer was born on June 15, 1945 in Sinoe County in Southeastern Liberia to a lower-middle class family. His parents meant well for the family and wanted to change the social status of the next generation of the family, thus they strove for young Sawyer…

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Amos Sawyer Gets Gausi Nod

  Professor Amos Claudius Sawyer has had an immensely burly professional career in his native Liberia and at the twilight of his career, he must sense vindication that he is getting recognition for his efforts both at home and abroad. A 2011 Gausi recipient, Sawyer was recognized by the peace foundation last year because of “his work in promotion of democratic governance and socio-economic development through regional integration.” The Manila based foundation also said; Sawyer “has led numerous missions on peace building and elections observation and has been deeply involved in the strengthening…

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