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PHOTOS: Harry Greaves Funeral Camp Johnson Road, Monrovia

      E D I T O R I A L Harry A. Greaves Jr. who died mysteriously about a month ago, was laid to rest yesterday, and on Camp Johnson Road, Monrovia, his remains saw funeral arrangements at the Saint Thomas Episcopal Church. For his, was an untimely death and the plenty aftermath drama. This has sent jitters through an unsettled country that have seen much the last decades. And yet, mysterious deaths continue to play out across the nation, say reports: Ballah Scott, whose body was found…

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Greaves Funeral Tomorrow: the 2nd pathology that was never to be

inistry of Justice Reneges after certified expert in Anatomic and Forensic Pathology Shows up Monrovia – The mystery surrounding the mysterious death of Mr. Harry A. Greaves, the former Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company(LPRC) has taken yet another surprising turn with the government reneging on its pledge to conduct a second autopsy after the family of Mr. Greaves brought in a forensic examiner of their own to observe the second autopsy. FrontPageAfrica reported in its online edition last Friday that the Liberian government had brought in a…

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Harry Greaves Funeral Tomorrow family thank public and media

After a month of public outcry pressing for investigations to ascertain the cause of the mysterious death of Mr. Harry A. Greaves Jr., former Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company (LPRC), the family is now finally in possession of the body and has announced funeral arrangements. In a brief press statement yesterday at the Greaves’ residence in Monrovia, the widow, Precious Greaves, said, “Today, we would like to announce that our family has received the remains of our beloved husband, son, father, brother, uncle and friend, Harry Augustus…

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Tributes 

“I fought my fight” tribute to Harry Greaves

By John Erakias Fallah, PhD Then he said to all, “If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it. What profit is there for one to gain the whole world yet lose or forfeit himself?” Mt16:24-26 The Late Harry A. Greaves It was about a month ago today when I received the vexing text that suddenly altered my…

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Tribute to Harry A. Greaves, Jr

Wesley Nyenka On Sunday, January 31, 2016 I received a call from a colleague about the death of Mr. Harry A. Greaves, Jr, known in his close family circle as “Boy Harry”, the man I have known for over thirty years. I first met Mr. Greaves, Jr. when he arrived from the United Kingdom in the early 1980s where he had gone to sit professional accountancy examinations. In 1978 while in grade school, I moved with my uncle, who was a member of the House of Representatives from Nimba County…

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Harry’s Death: Violence Rises In A “Winner Takes All” Society

By J. Yanqui Zaza As the story of the mysterious death of Mr. Harry Greaves, Jr. fades away, just as others have faded before him, one wonders why violence continues to knock at Liberia’s door. For example, in 1820 the settlers killed indigenous Liberians in order to own territories; a college-graduate, rich businessman, and the fifth President of Liberia, Mr. Edward James Roye was violently killed in 1872; Mr. Welleh Didwho Twe, a former presidential candidate in 1952, fled from Liberia into exile because of a violent threat; Mr. Samuel…

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Vadanlark Patricks arrest, a clever way to sweep away Greaves’ death?

MONROVIA, Montserrado – The advocacy group, Campaigners for Change, has threatened a mass protest against the government of Liberia on March 11th. The group’s Executive Director Vandalark Patricks said that the protest is in response to the government’s alleged failure to properly investigate the death of Former Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company Managing Director, Harry Greaves. Greaves’ naked corpse was found on a beach behind the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, miles away from his belongings at the RLJ Kendeja Resort and Villas in Paynesville. Patricks said the government has continued to…

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News 

Liberia Seeks US Help to Investigate Death of Prominent Citizen

By David wamuha The Liberian government said it has asked the United States to assist in the investigation of the mysterious death of Harry Greaves, former managing director of the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company, whose partly decomposed body was discovered January 31 on a beach near Monrovia. Greaves, a Liberian citizen, had been politically active in the past and had recently been critical of the current Liberian government led by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. A U.S.-based pathologist has determined the cause of death to be drowning. But Liberians have been demanding…

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Liberian govt deployed troopers at RLJ Resort

The Liberian government has never stopped bungling over the Harry Greaves tragedy. The latest fiasco by this grossly inept (clumsy, incompetent) government is to deploy a contingent of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) to the RLJ Resort not less than two weeks following the Greaves tragedy. Our reporter who visited the resort last Thursday, February 18, found eight ERU officers in the RLJ booth. An ERU source told him it was “feared that RLJ being the last place Mr. Greaves had visited, some angry mob could cause trouble and claim…

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Tiawon Gongloe Want More Than Forensic Report

Monrovia – Days following the release of the autopsy report of former Liberia Petroleum Managing Director Harry Greaves, Human Rights lawyer Cllr. Tiawon Gongloe has admonished government to go beyond the autopsy done on the body of the deceased. “In my belief, Government has not done enough in this case. Let it go beyond the autopsy report and start to offer rewards to anyone that may have information on the death of Greaves,” said Cllr. Gongloe. Cllr. Gongloe said the circumstances surrounding Greaves’ death require information that the public needs…

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