My Encounters with Peter Ballah, AKA Flomo

    By: Nvesekie N. Konneh Like many Liberians my first encounter with the late Liberian comedian, Peter Ballah would come obviously when I heard his comedy skits that were recorded on cassettes in the 1980s. At the time, I lived in my home town of Saclepea, Nimba County. The humorous skits on radio came in the form of advertisements that were also packaged as public service messages. When I moved to Monrovia in 1988, I encountered his act first hand on TV.  When the war came in the early…

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Afcons: Keshi’s Moment Of Truth

      Listener staff report Nigerian Super Eagle Coach Steve Keshi named his final 23 man squad for the African Cup of Nations slated to be held in South Africa this month. Steve Keshi reports say, always wanted the Eagles coaching position and he finally landed the high profile job last year after another countryman Sampson Siasia failed to qualify the talented Super Eagles for the last edition of afcons. For this year’s edition, Nigeria lobbied the Confederation of African Football [CAF] to give them a soft opponent for…

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