Remembering Thomas Sankara on the 30th anniversary of his assassination News 

Thomas Sankara trial in Burkina Faso: Who killed ‘Africa’s Che Guevara’?

AFP/File | ALEXANDER JOE OUAGADOUGOU – Fourteen men, including a former president, will go on trial in Burkina Faso from Monday over the assassination in 1987 of Thomas Sankara, the country’s revolutionary leader and a pan-Africanist icon. It will be nearly 34 years to the day since Sankara was gunned down during a putsch led by an erstwhile comrade and close friend — one of the most shocking episodes in a country well-versed in politeical brutality. Suspicions have long been directed at Sankara’s successor as president, Blaise Compaore, who ruled…

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MONROVIA – Zenu Miller has died. The unfortunate incident occurred Saturday morning after suddenly falling off and was rushed to the ELWA Hospital, family sources told FrontPageAfrica. While the cause of his death is yet to be made public, Zenu had been complaining of chest pain since he was manhandled by officers of the Executive Protection Service late January at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Stadium during the National County Sports Meet. He served as editor, talk show host and news director at Truth FM 96.1, owned by Liberian businessman. Musa Bility, and T-Five radio station of Representative Thomas Fallah. He also worked at the Lone Star Cell Communications Incorporated and OK FM99.5 in Monrovia – where he worked until his demise. It can be recalled that Mr. Miller was reportedly flogged during the final football match of the 2020 National County Meet between Nimba and Grand Kru Counties at Samuel Kanyon Doe Sport Complex on January 26, 2020. Related Posts Liberia Quietly Tackling Coronavirus; 71 Travelers from… Feb 15, 2020 Liberia Moves to Minimize Gasoline Shortage After Days of… Feb 15, 2020 Liberia: Chinese Doctor Has Heart on Homeland As Coronovirus… Feb 15, 2020 “I was attacked tonight at the SKD [“Samuel Kanyon Doe” Stadium] by EPS [Executive Protective Service] officers in the full view of the EPS director. Gosh!!!” Zenu Miller posted on his Facebook page. The Executive Protective Service (EPS) is President George Weah’s elite security forces. Miller complained that he suffered severe pains in the chest and legs as a result of the assault, forcing him to seek medical treatment. Several Liberian journalists took to the social media on Saturday expressing their regrets and sympathies for the passing of one of their colleagues. Family members and workmates are presently gathering at the hospital to arrange for the removal of the journalist remains, or to take a glance of the corpse. Editor's Desk 

The Listener demand an immediate investigation into his brutal beating before an autopsy

E D I T O R I A L The Liberian Listener is calling on the Liberian government to commence an investigation into the death of Liberian journalist Zenu Miller. Before his death, the broadcast journalist complained that he was attacked by state security officers, of the Executive Protective Service or the EPS, the presidential detail of the presidency. The Liberian Listener rejects the Liberian govt rush to obtaining or performing an autopsy, while at the same time refusing to investigate who is responsible for manhandling this journalist while abusing…

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Prior to his demise, Zenu worked with several institutions including Truth FM, owned and operated by the Renaissance Communications Incorporated. The nation will continue to remember him as a remarkable radio personality who positively impacted his audience and professional colleagues. meanwhile, the government of Liberia, which the journalist accused of beating him which subsequently led to his death is yet to issue a  statement on the death of the popular journalist. The Press Union of Liberia or the pul, which is also the umbrella organization has not commented on the issue. The committee to protect journalist or the CPU, in a twitter feed over the weekend, called for an impartial investigation in the death of the journalist. By W. Selmah/Newspublictrust/Liberianlistener News 

Press Union, Liberian Government hush on popular Journalist Zenu’s death

While the exact cause of his death is yet to be determined, Liberian broadcast Journalist Zenu Korboi Miller of the private owned OK Fm 99.5, who died on Saturday, February 15, 2020,  received flogging from the elite presidential security, Executive Protection Force (EPS). That attack took place during the National County Sports meet at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia’s Paynesville suburb. Journalist Miller complained to the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) after being victimized by the state security brutality, did not return to work for a protracted…

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Remembering Thomas Sankara on the 30th anniversary of his assassination Tributes 

Remembering Sankara on the 30th anniversary of his assassination

Amber Murrey Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (1949-1987) was assassinated 30 years ago, on 15 October 1987. He was one of the most confident and outspoken anti-imperialist leaders of the late 20th century. Sankara’s life and political praxis continue to be significant in shaping and inspiring anti-imperial and Pan-African youth activism and resistance across the African continent and beyond. Revolutionary “Madness” In terms of revolutionary movements in Africa, Sankara’s stands out not only because it occurred well after independence but also because of the ambition of its vision. Sankara was a…

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While there I received a call from my Wife that Richmond had gone missing. Because it was too late for me to return to Ganta, I managed to sleep and returned the next day. When I returned to Ganta, I reported the incident to the Women and Children Protection Division of the Liberia National Police (LNP), Ganta Depot. After reporting the case, my Family and other Community Dwellers started searching for the Boy. I was in the process of putting my Son particular together to take it to the radio stations for airing when I received a call that my son’s body has been discovered in a Well. News 

Boy Falls In Well, Liberian Police yet to make arrests

    Report by: G. Augustine Dahn   Little Richmond Wonyen who went missing on July 29, 2019, was discovered dead in a Well two days later after a rigorous search by his parents and other community dwellers.  Speaking to Voice of Gompa Wednesday, July 31, 2019, the Father of the boy described as mysterious the death of his son. Mr. Julius Wonyen explained that after spending July 26 with his Family in Ganta, he left for Monrovia the next Day to settle some financial obligations. “While there I received…

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Richard P. Feynman notes, ”The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another. ” Unfortunately, this is the case with some Liberians who are community leaders, educated people, and advocates. The argument was never about whether Mr. Rockefeller Cooper completed medical school as it is been erroneously spread around. We contended that he is not qualified to perform an autopsy and forensic death investigation. We advised that it was in the family best interest to work with the government, and many of you ignorantly assumed that we were paid agents, speaking in the government’s interest. You attacked us with unfounded allegations and insults. Op-ed 

Doing things the ‘Liberian way’: A dangerous phenomenon!

  The Editor,   A group of sober-minded women reached out to a Liberian pathologist in the DMV area to advise them on how to proceed with the Odell Sharman autopsy. According to the lady who initiated the contact with the pathologist, the experienced Liberian pathologist told them exactly what we have previously recommended for the family. The doctor told them to work with the government of Liberia. He also calls into question the competence of Mr. Cooper to perform an autopsy and forensic death investigation. Meanwhile, the family of…

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