Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s co-leadership of the National Democratic Institute and International Republican Institute observer team for the July 30 Zimbabwean elections builds on significant but overlooked historical connections between the two nations.
As an African, I feel great pride and gratitude for Nelson Mandela accomplishments. As a business professional, I can appreciate the economic boost his story is giving to South Africa. As a Liberian, I can’t help but think, wait a minute… we have a compelling story of our own that we could be benefiting from, too.
The speaker of the 54th National Legislature has blamed former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for the current economic hardship affecting the country.
Police in Gbarnga have arrested two members of a presidential taskforce established to retrieve vehicles from former government officials. Police allege that the two men tried to sell three of those government vehicles that were retrieved in Bong.
A Bush Chicken investigation has established that despite several boosts to the during the Sirleaf administration, the incoming administration inherited an agency with only 17 functional buses, down from 55.
In a recent trip to Namibia, former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has encouraged political leaders in Africa to allocate more resources towards preparing young people for future responsibilities.
Six Liberians have been selected to receive a tuition free education at Strathmore University in Kenya. Three of those students, all girls, hail from the St. Peter Claver Catholic High School in Buchanan.
Shirley Brown-Gbegbain, the former district commissioner of Bein-Gairr Administrative District, has opened up about an uncordial working relationship she had with the county administration.