Monrovia will come alive this weekend when the much anticipated and expected poetry reading takes place on the Congo Town Back Road, behind the Ministry of Health, and right opposite the Chinese Restaurant.
For the first time ever, the area around Roberts International Airport will include an international hotel that will provide lodging and leisure services to travelers, business executives and other patrons of the airport.
Hundreds of young people gathered at the Sports Commission on Friday to witness live performances of Liberia’s best young emerging new artists.
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Despite the closeness in diplomatic ties, Liberia has one of the highest US visa refusal rates. The country ranks fourth after Cuba, Afghanistan, and Mauritania.
On March 3, 2017, Liberian R & B star singer, Quincy L. Borrow, nicknamed Quincy B, died from a car accident, on his way from a KARAOKE night, in Monrovia, Liberia. The artist was pulled out of the damaged vehicle and rush to the JFK Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Along with Quincy B involved in the accident were fellow artists Maurice Terziq Gayflor, nicknamed CIC, Margas Bimba and Feouls Kaba. CIC legs got broken in the accident while there were no injuries for both Margas Bimba and Feouls Kaba.
In October of 2017, Liberians will return to the ballot box to choose their second democratically elected leader since the end of the civil war.
If the publicity around Helene Cooper’s new book is a reliable indicator, one would be hard pressed to expect a biography that does anything but draw on the tried and true single story that paints Liberia as a land torn by violence, where accountability is a luxury, and in which there is little to celebrate except the novelty of its female chief executive.