The University of Liberia has told the Senate’s committees on education and public administration that the institution now operates at a deficit due to the government’s failure to pay for its free tuition policy.
The Liberian Studies Association, a non-profit scholarly organization that comprises of researchers in disciplines relevant to Liberia, has re-elected Danielle Tanaa Smith as its president.
The Armed Forces of Liberia has found that one of its soldiers, Sieh Collins, failed to uphold the military’s regulations after he made a controversial Facebook post.
Amid the increasing rate of traffic-related fatalities in Liberia, a public discussion on road safety will be held among key stakeholders on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the University of Liberia Auditorium, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Citizens in Grand Cape Mount are calling for an amendment in the legal requirements for elected government positions. The citizens said the current level of enforcement of candidates’ qualification, such as the residency clause, domicile and property value requirements does not adequately hold leaders accountable.
Days after a Bush Chicken report noted that Tubman University was experiencing issues recruiting professors because of a lack of funds provided by the central government, the university has gone on the offensive to issue a press release alleging that the story was “false and misleading.”
Since President George Weah announced a tuition waiver at all public tertiary institutions across the country, there are visible signs that the University of Liberia has not adjusted well to the changes. An investigation reveals that the Capitol Hill campus now has an open defecation phenomenon due to the lack of water on campus.
As opposition leader Alexander Cummings of the Alternative National Congress tried to point out, “leaders should eat last,” not “steal last” as had been twisted by government spin doctors and propagandist. Rather, he meant that leaders should serve their people first, and take care of their own needs last.