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Some of the destroyed structures

Rain Storm Wrecks Johnsonville

Several residential areas as well as market buildings and churches were destroyed on Friday night in the New Israel Community, near Logan Town in Johnsonville, outside Monrovia.
The violent storm was accompanied by a heavy down pour that also affected properties in Kpeh-Kpeh Town, Lorma Quarter, Whein Town, and the Nezoe Community.

Ikeme Johnson, “I want my family…”

Man, 24, in Search of Family

Ikeme Johnson told the Daily Observer that he is 24 years old and he remembers that he was born in a town called Voinjama.

 “I was 10 years old in 1990 when I went to Cameroon as a refugee,” he said in broken English, mixed with French.

  He also remembers that his father’s name was Ikeme Johnson Nathaniel, but he admitted with difficulty that his father’s name could also be Ikeme Nathaniel Johnson.

  The reason is, he struggled to explain, “Mon nom est Ikeme Johnson.” (My name is Ikeme Johnson). He said he could not remember his mother.

Seyon Nyanwleh welcomes the press as Pastor Collins, Louise and City Commissioner David Singleton (seated) look on

Murdered US-Liberian Child’s Last Gift to His Mother

A majority of African teenagers who are lucky to make it to the US never bother to call back home and greet parents left behind after the first few months. Kids as young as 5 years old are just too young to remember close relatives, including their biological parents.

Ms. Fahnbulleh, “I want Mustapha to come home.”

Boy, 10, Missing from West Point

A ten year old boy, identified as Mustapha Morris, has been reported missing from his West Point residence since April 10.

Asata Fahnbulleh, 38, the mother of the missing child, told the Daily Observer that young Morris left their home for prayer at a nearby mosque and has not been seen since.

“We have searched all around the community and even beyond, including homes of relatives and friends, but he is nowhere to be found,” she lamented.

Ruins of 7-Bedroom House that burnt down in Soul Clinic Community, Paynesville

Candle Fire Guts 7 Bedroom House

An unattended candle last week Friday set ablaze a seven bedroom house valued at US$5,000.00 in the Soul Clinic Community in Paynesville, outside Monrovia.

The fire left homeless 30 persons who have taken refuge with relatives and friends.

The victims lost personal effects amounting to thousands of dollars.

The proprietor of the house, an employee of the Department of Budget at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), William S. Kollie, told the Daily Observer yesterday that US$2,000 and LD25,000 cash burned in the fire.


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