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|Joe Mulbah, Taylor’s Information Minister, University of Liberia Professor is Dead||| Print ||
|Written by FPA Obituary|
|Saturday, 12 November 2011 00:30|
Monrovia - Professor Joe Mulbah, a former Minister of Information Culture Affairs and Tourism in Liberia has died.
Mulbah who served as an Associate Professor and Chairman of the Mass Communication Department at the University of Liberia died Friday evening in Firestone, Margibi County from complications of diabetes and hypertension, family sources confirmed to FrontPageAfrica.
Mulbah was regarded as one of Liberia’s seasoned journalism trainer, a media consultant and before his death was a candidate for an LLB degree in Law from the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law in Liberia.
A former Minister of Information in Liberia, Mr. Mulbah held two masters in Media and Communication; and International Relations. Mulbah was also a member of the board of the Liberia Broadcasting System.
The late Joe Mulbah also criticized the lawyer for the journalists, Cllr. Varney Sherman for alleging his clients had been beaten.
"He made this [allegation] seeking sympathy, under a framework of propaganda. At the end of the day the true story will be told."
Ponnie told the gathering that Mr. Mulbah was enemy of free press when he served the government of former President Charles Taylor.
He alleged Mr. Mulbah witnessed with contempt the torturing of journalists by Taylor’s security forces. Several journalists suffered persecution while others fled in exile during the Taylor’s era.
|Last Updated on Monday, 14 November 2011 07:57|