On June 7, during a mass citizen protest against rising government inefficiency, economic hardship, public mismanagement, and incompetence, the Government of Liberia said it blocked social media for “national security” reasons. Many, especially the press and civil society organizations, have labeled it as a way of curtailing free speech and muzzling the press.
Every country has a time in its history that marks a significant turning point that ushers in liberation or mass chaos. For Liberia, April 6 is one such day.
The Liberian people voted with their conscience with their love for the country over the arrogance of knowledge, and to stab the status quo in the back.
For so many years, we have continued to hold the view that natural resources and foreign aid are the only essential means of creating sustainable development in Liberia; yet forgetting their scarce nature
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.
In its just-ended summit in Kigali, the African Union Commission discussed the steps the organization would take to introduce a pan-African passport.