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Samuel Duworko

Liberia Needs ‘Men With Ears’

In 1986 when the international wires announced that the Liberian government was contemplating offering sanctuary to Haitian dictator Baby Doc Duvalier, the world community turned its spotlight on ‘The Love of Liberty.’ African watchers (including Liberians – I being one) could not fathom why the Liberian government of the day wanted to welcome the much-hated…

Liberia: A Backgrounder

Liberia: A Backgrounder Author: S. Kpanbayeazee Duworko, II Posted: 24 June, 2003 PREFACE For nearly twenty-five years, Liberia has hit major news headlines worldwide not for famous actions, but for infamous actions. These actions have not just dampened the country’s image; they have also caused the country to disintegrate rapidly, especially in the last ten…

Liberia: Regular Updates on an Irregular Situation

Liberia: Regular Updates on an Irregular Situation Author: Samuel Duworko II Posted: Ongoing Reprieve from Fighting in Monrovia Author: S. Kpanbayeazee Duworko, II Posted: 1 July, 2003 Monrovia, the Liberian capital, is today gradually returning to normal after nearly four days of fighting which left some 500 persons, mostly children and women, dead. The fighting…