amos sawyer /alchetron Tributes 

The Final Bow: How does one announce the death of a great patriot?

  By H. Boima Fahnbulleh Jr They brought you home finally–colossus, man of vision and wit, philosopher of paradigms and concepts, leader of men, a fusion of the best and the brightest, a great and noble African, humble servant of your people and Republic–you have come home to rest forever in the bosom of the motherland and we who knew and followed you will now take our final bow! How does one announce the death of a great patriot and stalwart fighter for social justice? How does one inform the…

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Unarguably, there's a very critical few of our gullible generation who sees merit as the sincerest tool to morally fulfill the prophecy of man's indebtedness to transform his understanding and society. We have held sacred those deep Hegelian dialectics the, moral and spiritual decadence, wide-scale violence, economic hardships, complacency, stunning poverty, conflicts, a buckled education system, paralyzed health system, vilified cultural configuration, gullible youths, unprepared menfolk, and the monstrous intransigent vices of capitalism. Op-ed 

The dystopia our Republic has become: Dr. H. Boimah Fahnbulleh greets progressives in the land

  Cadres, Militants and Compatriots, and Brothers Greetings For us, this is just another day when one considers the deaths of our compatriots in the Fatherland due to the pandemic. This is tragic and shows the dystopia our Republic has become. From the Ebola crisis and the help of the international community, we should have been able to put in place a decent primary health care system to address some of the problems of today and mitigate the calamity; but instead like vultures, the leadership dug its fangs into the…

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dougbeh Chris Nyan, sup-linsu, 1987 Tributes 

Young Democracy Activist, Dougbeh Chris Nyan Profiled by Archie Williams Archive Center

    MONROVIA, LIBERIA – He is sometimes referred to as a “political doctor.” Many who may not know of his past continue to wonder why a medical doctor, inventor, and award-winning scientist, Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan, is so politically informed, engaging, and astute to Liberian, African and global politics – on issues of democracy, good governance, economic independence, women’s rights, the disadvantaged, etc. Recently, the electronic-based “Archie P. Williams Center For Historical Information And Archives Research” profiled Dr. Nyan and his early days of pro-democracy and human rights activism…

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Remembering Thomas Sankara on the 30th anniversary of his assassination Public Policy 

Thomas Sankara Is Not Dead

BY BENJAMIN TALTON Anti-colonial revolutionary Thomas Sankara fought to transform Burkina Faso into a truly independent, self-governing nation before his assassination in 1987. But as a recent film shows, Sankara’s legacy continues to inspire struggles against oppression despite ruling elites’ efforts to erase him from public memory. Burkina Faso’s single railway line originates in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on the Atlantic coast and runs northward six hundred kilometers to the capital and largest city, Ouagadougou. The railway was established by the French colonial administration, and its route remained unchanged until Thomas…

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