- Published on Thursday, 05 September 2013 23:37
- Written by The NEWS
The remains of fallen Liberian journalist Othello T. K. Yarsiah will be interred on Saturday, September 7, 2013. He died on August 18, 2013.
Othello succumbed to liver complications at the Jackson F. Doe Memorial Hospital following weeks of illness.
According to his family, a book of condolence will be opened today Friday at the St. Moses Funeral Home on Somalia Drive beginning 5:00 P.M. to 7Pm. This will be followed by a Silent Wake at the deceased’s residence in Bardnersville Estate.
Funeral will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the Bardnersville Lutheran Church in Bardnersville Estate, Behind Area-F, beginning at 9: 00 A.M. and will be followed by interment at the Bardnersville Cemetery.
Othello was one of the country’s professional journalists who significantly contributed to the attainment of peace in Liberia through his work, the Press Union of Liberia has said.
The renowned broadcast journalist spent more than 30 years in the media, working for several institutions locally and internationally including ELWA, ELBC, Talking Drum Studio, and UNMIL Radio.
He was among the first team of journalists recruited to set up UNMIL radio in 2003 and later moved to Sudan in 2007 to run another UN radio there.
- Published on Friday, 01 March 2013 12:01
- Written by Wleh Bedell
Frank Jean Seator came from the Ivory Coast in 1993, where he styled for FC Mahn and was reportedly recommended to the Oilers of LPRC by then workaholic full back Ansu Sirleaf as goalkeeper Kasumu Sillah, was the senior player who guided Jean as he made in-roads with the Oil boys, a time the Liberia Football Association (LFA) national league was very competitive and worthy of watching in a religious fashion.