For so many years, we have continued to hold the view that natural resources and foreign aid are the only essential means of creating sustainable development in Liberia; yet forgetting their scarce nature
SMART Liberia officially launched its Sustainable Development Goals Tour on March 17, 2017 at the Monrovia Christian Fellowship with support from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa.
The wave of attacks on foreign-owned shops in some South African townships raise uncomfortable questions about xenophobia in South Africa.
Alcohol, speed and the lack of safety devices such as seatbelts or airbags were likely factors in the crash and resulting death. Unfortunately, Liberians will likely let Burrowes’ death be in vain instead of using it to spur changes to lower the chances of such incidences happening in the future.
During her 10th State of the Nation Address on January 26, 2015, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was correct when she renamed corruption from ‘public enemy number one’ to a ‘vampire’ of development and obstruction of progress.
Recently, education providers, stakeholders, funders and the Government of Liberia, led by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, huddled in Ganta and Monrovia to discuss the future of the much-heralded Partnership Schools for Liberia’s (PSL) “Investing in Education for the Future” Conference.
There has been a plethora of challenges and constraints for the National Elections Commission since the start of the current voter registration exercise, such as inadequate resources, unqualified VR staff, insufficient awareness, VR equipment failure, lack of security personnel at some VR centers and other problems.
In Liberia, young people play a vital role in our politics. They spend hours on social media serving the interests of their political leaders, and even more times at intellectual centers discussing issues.