With his hands free of the blood of innocent people, our popularly elected, athletic, and energetic President George Weah is the best president to heal Liberia’s wounds and give Liberia a fresh start, beginning with national reconciliation, justice, participatory democracy, and equal opportunities.
Every country has a time in its history that marks a significant turning point that ushers in liberation or mass chaos. For Liberia, April 6 is one such day.
On April 7th, at 2:30 p.m., Liberia’s hottest hip-co artists, P.C.K., L’Frankie, and Stunna, plus the hilarious comedian Wedigar, will headline West Point’s event of the season. It will feature a youth football match and introduce a nutritious new product to the market, JUST Power Gari – all to celebrate the spirit of Liberian food, football, and music.
While it might be flashier and temporarily more politically attractive to propose building a new city, those resources would be better directed towards improving existing infrastructure, through investment, new policies to influence behavior and enforcement of existing rules.
Liberia has the second worst rate of road traffic deaths in sub-Saharan Africa and the number of people being killed every year is increasing. Most crashes are easily avoidable and we as Liberians have a moral obligation to look after our own safety, and that of others.
In the current Liberian context, a pro-poor form of governance demands stabilizing recurrent expenditure and increasing investment in public capital (goods) and other social services that enhance the productive capacity of the poor.
The Ministry of Labour is requesting all employers to regularize the status of every alien employee within their employed and also make full disclosure on all alien employees within their workplace(s).
Contemporary sensitivities around citizenship are deeply embedded in Liberia’s long history of political, economic and social exclusion, which have yet to be resolved 170 years on.