The stage adaption of the anti-corruption children's book 'Gbagba,' which was written by the acclaimed Liberian scholar, Robtel Pailey, was debuted at the Monrovia City Hall in September. The theme of 'Gbagba: The Stage Play', is particularly relevant for this year's World Children's Day because it sums up how corruption - a mainstay in nations both rich and poor - stifles human progress.
'No Real Winners in Corruption' - Children's Book Adapted for Stage
OSIWA, 20 November 2017
In a recently released video of Gbagba: The Stage Play, a diminutive, eight-year-old Liberian child actor proclaims, “In gbagba or corruption, there are never any real… Read more »
Robtel Pailey 'Gbagba' Book Dramatized At Monrovia City Hall
FrontPageAfrica, 29 September 2017
A new play which tackles corruption has been dramatized by kids from various high schools at the Monrovia City Hall. Read more »
Robtel Pailey's 'Gbagba' Dramatized
Observer, 28 September 2017
Scholar Robtel Neajai Pailey's children's book 'Gbagba,' which is populated with characters bound to the changing meaning of ethics in post-war Liberia will be presented as a stage… Read more »
11 Questions - Robtel Neajai Pailey, Scholar
Inquirer, 21 April 2016
Pailey is a Liberian writer/independent researcher. She has written for several publications including: the Newsweek-Daily Beast, Pambazuka News, The Guardian (UK), the Sea Breeze… Read more »
Gbagba: The Stage Play was adapted from the anti-corruption children's book, Gbagba, written by Robtel Neajai Pailey, illustrated by Chase Walker and ... see more »
Robtel discusses her 'bloodless revolution' to fight Gbagba (corruption) in Liberia. She states that corruption is not just about private or public ... see more »
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