There is a rise in local giving among Liberians; a welcome development, especially in a time of economic crisis and deepening poverty.
As a country that missed out on achieving Goal 2 of the Millennium Development Goals: Reducing hunger by half by 2015, the road to achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 might prove a bumpy one for Africa’s oldest republic.
Presidential Press Secretary Sam Mannah’s “commentary” reveals the CDC leadership to be thin-skinned and not fully cognizant of how to behave in a multiparty democracy.
The practice of female genital mutilation, where some or all the external female genitalia is removed, poses a serious threat to the health of many initiates.
In the immediate term, focus should be given to investment in sectors that have the greatest potential to reduce the trade deficits, while expanding and improving Liberian entrepreneurship.
Over the last few weeks, President George Weah announced the decision to borrow funds through two loans to finance major infrastructure projects. With an already high debt portfolio, it doesn’t make economic sense to be borrowing such an amount now, especially so when the outlook of the economy is not positive.
Our distinguished lawmakers, considering that the majority of Liberians live in rural areas and rely on the land for livelihood security, we urge you all to move expeditiously and in a manner that protects the principles of land tenure security for all Liberians
In Liberia, minors are sent to undergo female genital mutilation, or FGM, based on their parent’s cultural or religious beliefs. However, culture is made by man and is ever-changing.