Liberian Chid Liberty appeared on the ABC show Shark Tank on Sunday, January 13 to pitch his company, UNIFORM, to investors, known as the ‘sharks.’
The Monrovia African Pop-Up Shop has become a regular on the holiday shopping scene in Monrovia. Wilhelmina Myeonway Cooper of Myeonway Designs, started the twice-a-year fair to allow creatives and entrepreneurs to showcase their products. For every iteration, the pop-up shop changes locations.
Is it not time that President Weah calls on his partisans to tone down the violent rhetoric and the militarist imagery?
When President George Weah announced that he was making tuition free at all public colleges and universities across the country, I joked with friends that perhaps parents of kindergarteners and nursery-aged children needed to get their children onto the streets to protest for free tuition.
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has released its annual evaluation that measures good governance across the continent. The latest iteration of the Ibrahim Index of African Governance shows Liberia having a slightly better than average ranking of the 54 African countries measured. Liberia ranked 23rd in Overall Governance – a significant improvement from the first report published in 2007 when Liberia ranked 40th.
President George Weah has announced that tuition at all undergraduate public institutions across the country will be waived.
As Liberians continue to push for justice for the victims of rape at More Than Me, as we push for the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Education to strengthen their systems, let us also consider our individual actions to ensure that children are protected.
Lawmakers within the House of Representatives have proposed a bill to amend the Vehicle and Traffic Law to exclude top government officials from many of its key provisions.