President George Weah addressed the nation in a much-anticipated speech on the state of the economy. Below is a transcript of his speech.
The big story
Amid an increasing exchange rate and a resulting high inflation, President George Weah will deliver a major address to the nation on Monday on measures his government plans to take to address the state of the economy.
President George Weah has appointed the former president of Tubman University as the new president for Nimba County Community College.
Coach Thomas Kojo has invited 25 local players for the national team’s international friendly match against Sierra Leone.
As an African, I feel great pride and gratitude for Nelson Mandela accomplishments. As a business professional, I can appreciate the economic boost his story is giving to South Africa. As a Liberian, I can’t help but think, wait a minute… we have a compelling story of our own that we could be benefiting from, too.
The stories of these migrants are portrayed in the movie Fire at Sea, one of several movies being shown during this year’s EuroLiberian Film Festival. The documentary juxtaposes the migrants’ dangerous journey against a background of the ordinary lives of residents on the Italian island, Lampedusa, where many of these migrants first land on European soil.