No one doubt that President George Weah is a master dribbler. He has the medals to show for this claim. And in the political realm, master dribbler Weah has also exhibited quite some dribbling skills on the likes of Brumskine, Tubman, and Sirleaf.
The management of the comprehensive Outpatient Medical Center at the ELWA Junction in Paynesville said the center has opened its doors to provide world-class diagnostic and specialty clinical services to Liberia and the West African subregion.
Autocrat, dictator, repressive, corrupt, and the list go on. These are a few of the words being used by opponents and others to describe President Weah’s tenure. And, I must say that the president is not doing much to change those descriptions of his short stint as president so far.
GROW Liberia, in collaboration with the National Investment Commission, is hosting an investment summit on June 19 to showcase Liberia’s emergence as a burgeoning hub for Ribbed Smoked Sheets rubber processing in West Africa.
“This is not Sudan, where one man ruled for 30 years and now the military is in control. This is not Venezuela, where citizens are denied their rights, where the legislature is unable to play its role, and humanitarian aid is blocked from reaching people in desperate need,” he told the Liberian people.
Liberian citizens are fed up with what protesters say is a “creeping dictatorship.” The government’s response was to quiet their voices. Not only was this the wrong move from a constitutional perspective, it’s a lost opportunity.
In Liberia, public service pay is categorized into two major trunks. Cabinet ministers directly manage the Special Allowance, completely different from the set salary for the banded positions. For example, a cabinet minister might have the discretion to pay a special assistant US$2,000 as Special Allowance in addition to regular salary while other special assistants within the Civil Service Agency payroll system are making far less.
Let’s fast-forward a moment to 2063: a century after launching the first African continental initiative – the Organisation of African Unity that we commemorate on Africa Day. Africa is an integrated continent, reaping the benefits of inclusive growth and sustainable development.