With barely six months until the national elections in Liberia, youth representatives from the country’s 15 subdivisions have gathered for a national peace building conference at the Paynesville City Hall.
Hundreds of young people gathered at the Sports Commission on Friday to witness live performances of Liberia’s best young emerging new artists.
A pharmacist in the government hospital in Tubmanburg, Bomi has been named the Integrity Idol winner for 2016.
At a recent discussion on the role of the media in society, several media stakeholders have stressed the need for accountability and independence within Liberia’s media industry.
The recent publication of Global Witness’ report about government officials accepting bribes from a British company has dominated the Liberian news cycle. In a most timely coincidence, Accountability Lab has launched its second edition of Integrity Idol in Liberia. The campaign is a contest that aims to shine a light on the nation’s most honest civil servants.
The Accountability Lab Liberia has ended a three-day training for “accountapreneurs” who are participating in its two-year accountability incubator program.
The conversation about corruption in Liberia often tends to focus on the negative, according to Blair Glencorse. The Executive Director of the Accountability Lab believes Liberians mostly “talk about wrongdoers and not about do-gooders.” Such a focus, he said, “makes people feel hopeless.”
The Accountability Lab, a nongovernmental organization has launched a campaign to recognize outstanding civil servants.