The search for truth and justice must be carried out without jeopardizing the fragile peace we enjoy at this moment.
I was 12-years-old when Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was elected as president. I hoped to see more replicas of her but to my dismay, women accounted for only 10.2 percent of successful candidates in the 2011 elections, and between 2005 to 2015, only 11.9 percent won. My prayers were answered when Cornelia Kruah-Togba announced her candidacy for representative in Montserrado’s 13th district.
Human resource professionals need a strong voice at the decision table in the public sector to lead these transformations suitably and professionally.
Liberia needs a focal point in order to arrive at a sustainable and collectively defined future.
If teachers in private schools are paid decent wages and provided job security by granting them full employment status, it will go a long way toward addressing the “messy” education sector.
China has been instrumental in providing loans for African countries, but is this a win-win or an unequal relationship?
Liberians do not have a lot of options for airlines flying in and out of the country. In cases like this where there’s little competition and where the customers can often be at the mercy of airlines, we need the government to step in to ensure that our rights are protected. This should not just be a speech, but a substantive action that can result in true improvement in travel.
As we celebrate our independence, we, led by our leaders, must reflect on what independence truly means to Liberia.