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LIBA President Decries Tribal, Sectarian Division

first_imgLiberian Business Association president Dee Maxwell S. Kemayah is calling Liberians to rise up against those in the habit of using tribal and sectarian divisions to inflict inequality on Liberians.Making the call last Sunday at the Mount Nebo Baptist Church in Sinkor, where he and other personalities of the church were honored, Mr. Kemayah noted that at one point in time a certain group of people sectionalized the people of Liberia and the majority were marginalized in the use of the country’s wealth.There was another time in the country’s history, Mr. Kemayah said, when people were asked for their tribes before receiving any opportunity to acquire something or to have the right of passage.As a result of these situations, the LIBA president said the country has suffered not only economic and developmental retrogression, but also suffered years of civil strife that caused serious consequences on its growth and development.It is this same divide and rule syndrome that the country still experiences today, where millions of citizens are facing abject poverty with no social services extended to them.Sensing that it is the same situation pertaining in some Liberian churches, Mr. Kemayah urged religious institutions including churches and mosques, to practice values that will show cohesion instead of division.To create an inclusive society that will be pleasing to everyone, citizens must seek a person who will bring value to the society and not one who instigates divide and rule.He admonished that Liberians need to go beyond tribal or sectional sentiments to appraise people by what they contribute to the society.The LIBA president was honored along with three others, Senator Edward B. Dagoseh, Stalink K. Javon and David T. Morris, for what the church described as their “valuable services rendered to society”.Senator Dagoseh, who is also a deacon of the church, said in brief remarks that he does not believe in too much talking, but taking concrete actions that will impact people.He then contributed LD$60,000 towards the school project undertaken by the church.The senior pastor of the church, Rev. Galison M. George, recounted that these men, especially Mr. Kemayah, had taken personal interest in the activities of the church.Dea. George O.C. Kaicora, Sr., in his sermon, urged all those serving on the church’s Deacon Board to consider themselves as servants responsible for three tables, which are, the Holy Communion, the pastor’s table and benevolence.Dea. Kaicora urged them not to exercise authority over the pastor of the church, but see themselves as helpers of the pastor.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more


DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2012

first_imgDENIS MCLAUGHLINThe death has taken place at his home of Denis McLaughlin, Drumaville, Malin. Funeral leaving his home on Monday at 1pm going to St Patrick’s Church, Aughaclay, Malin for Requiem Mass at 1.30pm. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Donegal Hospice – c/o any family member. Family time from 10pm to 10am.JAMES MCCOLLIE The death has taken place at Carndonagh Community Hospital of James McCollie, late of Ourt, Gleneely. Removal from the hospital today at 1pm going to his home. Funeral from there on Monday at 10.15am for Requiem Mass in St Mary’s Church, Bocan, Culdaff at 11am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.BRIDIE BRENNANThe death has taken of Bridie Brennan, 12 Bracken Lea, Letterkenny  – nee Friel, Ballure, Fanad. Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top, Letterkenny today at 3pm going to her home. Funeral arrangements to be confirmed later.MAY BRITTON The death has taken place of May Britton nee O’Connell, Grange Road, Baldoyle, Dublin 13. Removal from there tomorrow (Sunday) at 4.30pm to St Peter & Paul’s Church, Baldoyle. Funeral mass on Monday at 10am with burial afterwards in Cashelard Cemetery, Ballyshannon arriving at approximately 4.30pm.PADDY SWEENEYThe death has occurred in Dungloe District Hospital of Paddy Sweeney, Ranyhull, Kinncasslagh.  His remains are reposing at his late residence. Funeral leaving his late residence tomorrow (Sunday) at 10.30am for 11am Mass in Star of the Sea Church, Annagry with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private from 11pm to 9am. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Dungloe Patients Comfort Fund c/o Shaun Mc Glynn Funeral Director or any family member.JIMMY DOHERTYThe death has taken place at his residence of Jimmy Doherty, West Town, Malin Head.   Funeral from his late residence on Monday at 10.30am going to the Star of the Sea Church, Malin Head for Requiem Mass at 11am. Interment afterwards in Lagg Cemetery, Malin. DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2012 was last modified: June 2nd, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:2012DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR SATURDAYJUNE 2last_img read more


Ashley Callingbull on the federal election Bill C51

first_imgAPTN National NewsAshley Callingbull, actress and Mrs. Universe 2015 was in Winnipeg recently.APTN’s Matt Thordarson got the chance to discuss the upcoming federal election and issues facing Indigenous people including Bill C-51.Here is what she had to say.last_img


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