An op-ed by Wainright Acquoi on the merits of the new amendment to the rape law.
Allegations of a Charles Taylor voice in a Weah presidency are at this stage largely speculative. From a competency standpoint, a Weah presidency leaves much to be desired.
An op-ed by Robtel Neajai Pailey on why Brumskine appears to be the only top contender who would actually institute reforms that Liberia needs.
What does this moment tell us: the Nobel Peace Prize is a gimmick; women leaders are merely politicians; and, the international community can be inept in stopping genocide.
After almost 15 years of good governance, the results in Liberia are mixed and most Liberians do not have access to basic infrastructure, security, access to justice, and good schools and hospitals.
Liberia, having had her fair share of chaos; instability, poverty, disease, amongst other calamities, needs more than an ordinary leader. With such devastation, the country has faced in times past, mostly due to poor leadership and little or no vision, Liberia needs an extraordinary leader in order to rebuild and restore all that has been lost over the past years, and improve on successes and gains made.
After years of violence and the crippling impact of Ebola, Liberia’s education system was in crisis. 35 percent of our young women and 21 percent of our young men could not read a single sentence.
Everyone in Liberia has one way or another experienced the powerful bite of a mosquito. Most Liberians, especially those who cannot afford to purchase a mosquito coil or net, experience restless nights, mainly during the dry season.