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.
As Liberians across the country were eager last Monday to listen to your final State of the Nation Address, I was glued to my radio to hear Africa’s first female president speak eloquently to the joint session of the National Legislature.
I write to congratulate you on your election as president of the United States. As you prepare for your inauguration, please consider this foreign policy recommendation from an African refugee that will help make our world a safer place.
I present my compliments of the holiday season and best wishes for the New Year. I write to thank the United Nations for its peacekeeping mission in Liberia that has brought about peace and much-needed security.
United States Senator Edward Markey of Massachusetts recently concluded a three-day visit to Liberia along with two U.S. representatives. The trip marked the conclusion of Operation Onward Liberty, a program to help build a professional Liberian military. Human rights activist, Torli Krua, pens this letter to the senator in light of his visit.
If you are like us, you probably read the news, a lot. And lately, you know that Liberia has dominated the news with reports on its battle against Ebola. But do you know these 25 little nuggets of truth about the country?