In an effort to hold Pres. George Weah accountable for promises he made during the 2017 presidential campaign, a pro-democracy group has engaged with students at the Grand Bassa Community College to review the president’s accomplishments.
A Liberian academician, activist, and author, Robtel Neajai Pailey has been presented with the 2018 Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award for her anti-corruption children’s books, Gbagba and Jaadeh!, illustrated by Chase Walker and published by One Moore Book in Liberia.
Hundreds were killed and thousands were displaced from their homes last week outside of Freetown, Sierra Leone following a massive mudslide. Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf briefly visited Sierra Leone to attend the burial of victims of the disaster.
Four major presidential candidates have met at a national forum to defend their individual platforms to lead the country.
SMART Liberia officially launched its Sustainable Development Goals Tour on March 17, 2017 at the Monrovia Christian Fellowship with support from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa.
One of Liberia’s up-and-coming poets, Lekpele M. Nyamalon, burst to the international stage in 2015 when his poem, “Forgotten Future,” was selected as the winning poem for the Young People Today World Poetry Day competition.
To promote healthy pregnancies and combat Liberia’s high maternal and early childhood mortality rates, the Open Society Initiative for West Africa and its partners are expected to launch the Liberia Big Belly Business pregnancy book today in Monrovia.
Corruption has become the real stuff of public discourse and everyday practice in many African societies, implicating both citizens and subjects, both public and private life.