A Liberian American pastor, Rev. Jesse Gibson, will appear on the ballot as an at-large city councilor candidate in the November 5 municipal elections for the central Massachusetts city of Worcester.
Former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced a plan to increase the representation of women in top leadership roles across sub-Saharan Africa through her Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development.
The National Elections Commission has released preliminary results for Montserrado’s senatorial and representative by-elections, with Liberty Party’s Darius Dillon leading in the senatorial race and the Coalition for Democratic Change’s Abu Kamara ahead in the race for the county’s 15th district seat.
The 2020 senatorial elections are still over a year away, but some candidates are already mobilizing their resources in preparation to enter the race. Once such candidate is the 40-year-old Taa Wongbe, CEO of the Khana Group, the data collection and research firm that has serviced international clients such as Afrobarometer and Gallup.
The Bush Chicken interviewed Taa Wongbe about his aspirations to replace Sen. Thomas Grupee as Nimba’s next senator in the 2020 senatorial elections. Below is a lightly edited transcript.
Uhai Hair has been featured in Essence, the monthly American magazine targeted at black women. The beauty and cosmetic brand was featured in the magazine’s April 2019 edition, along with 13 other black-owned brands. In it, the magazine’s fashion and beauty director Julee Wilson wrote, “I can’t help but look and feel good when supporting brands that…
What could Liberia lose or gain by switching to either the U.S. dollar or the Liberian dollar?
Finance Minister Samuel Tweah has announced that the government has decided to issue a new currency to immediately address the increasing U.S.-Liberian dollar exchange rate.