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Veteran Liberian Journalist, Tom Kamara Is Dead

Veteran Liberian journalist and publisher of one Liberia’s fearless and reputable newspaper, the New Democrat, Tom Kamara died this morning in Brussel after a sudden collapse  at Brussel airport on Monday.

The Liberian Consul General in Brussel, Paul Tate in an interview confirming Mr Kamara’s death, said the veteran journalist on en route to  Holland suddenly collapsed at the  Brussel and was rushed to nearby St. Luc Hospital.

 The  Consul General disclosed that Mr. Kamara went into coma and received a stroke leaving one of his sides paralyzed but did not recover from the coma and was pronounced dead today.

The Liberian Embassy said Mr. Kamara was traveling along with his wife at the time of his incident and death and at present she is at the St. Luc Hospital looking after her beloved husband. Official cause of death of the prolific Liberian journalist has not yet been released but the Liberian embassy in Brussel said Liberian Vice President Jospeh Boakai, Minister Koffi Woods and host of other government officials and prominent Liberians have contacted the embassy to confirm the journalist’s death news and convey their condolences.

The Liberian Embassy through its Consul General said arrangements are been made to fly the body of the late journalist back to Liberia by next week.

The New Dispensation joins all publishers, journalists, and Liberians to convey icondolence to Mrs. Kamara, children, family, and Liberian press for the death of one of Africa’s profound journalists whose void  the press in Liberia will find impossible to fill. May his soul rest in peace.

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10 Responses »

  1. What’s up to every one, the contents existing at this website are in fact awesome for people experience, well, keep up the nice work fellows.

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  2. His death is not only a loss to the Kamara family, and the New Democrat family, but has created a vacuum in journalistic practice in Liberia.

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  3. Liberia just lost a HERO in fighting social justice and freedom i am sad for the lost of this comrade . may his soul and all others souls rest in peace.And may god guide and protect his family in this time of sorrow.

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  4. It is a sad day for Liberia. Our belove country had lost a great son. My prayers and thoughs are with his belove family and my countrymen.

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  5. It is a sad day for Liberia. The country had loss a great son. Mr. Kamara will always be remember for his contribution to our dear country. My prayer go to his belove family.

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  6. Tom loved his his people and did his best to speak for them when they could not. I will remember him as a man of conscience and a true lover of his country. We will miss him.

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  7. He was one of Liberia’s best writers. I am so sadden by the loss, and feel empathy for his dear wife. What a shock. May the Almighty God comfort his family.

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  8. Tom Kamara, the fearless advocate and fighter will ever lives on thought he stop breathing this morning but his thoughtful commentaries and headlines news stories will remain forever.. he was a friend and companion..”

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  9. I AM SORRY FOR THEIR LOST. MAY GOD CONTINUE TO KEEP HIS FAMILY IN HIS CARE. REST IN PEACE. NO MORE PROBLEMS, NO MORE PAIN, JUST REST.

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