Features articles

Drivers Identify Poor Street Lighting as a Hazard to Driving in Monrovia

One early night a few weeks ago, after the sun had set and the roads of Greater Monrovia had become dark enough to require drivers to start blaring their high beam lights, an unusually slow traffic jam had sprouted in Congo Town, right around where the Palm Springs Hotel is located.

A Tribute to Svend E. Holsoe (1939-2017), a Tireless American Scholar of Liberia

Once again I bring to the community of Liberia scholars the sad news of the passing of a renowned scholar of the Liberian experience. Professor Svend E. Holsoe, an expert on the Vai people and an avid and unrelenting collector of things Liberian passed away at a Philadelphia hospital on the morning of May 4, 2017 after a protracted illness at age 78.