During the week of April 10, 2017, a coalition of business organizations, under the umbrella of the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia, staged a protest aimed at ceasing commercial activities in order to draw attention to issues facing business owners.
Touring Red Light, a commercial suburb outside Monrovia, was a painful experience for me this past Unification Day. Even on this national holiday, there was no space for pedestrians to easily travel or pass through as street peddlers and petty traders flooded Red Light in pursuit of economic survival.
After decades of war and the Ebola crisis eighty percent of the Liberian public education system was destroyed, so the nation needed a fast, effective plan to deliver quality education back to its people.
J-Palm’s CEO narrates how his company overcame an encounter with a series of setbacks.
Cooper writes this as her first sentence in her biography of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who was born in 1938. She writes this to help readers outside the country understand how extraordinary it is that a Liberian woman became part of the governing inner circle. She had a successful career in the world of international finance, and then was sworn in as president of a country emerging from a civil war.
As we move towards a very pivotal period in our country’s existence, I am one of those in the youth and students’ community who elected not to dive into superficial political debates. This is because they are immaterial to the poverty and misery of the mass of Liberians.
The long trumpeted 2017 is here, and the airwaves, intellectual centers, radio stations, market places and social media networks are engulfed by political actors spouting out propaganda and marketing their political interests.
For the past 14 years, I have given the best of myself to Liberia. With honor, I have dedicated my entire professional and personal life to the betterment of our country, especially within the ICT sector.