The Lutheran Church in Liberia has graduated 61 students in the fourth cycle of its Bilingual Literacy Training Program in Gbarnga.
Beyond the Lens is a series that highlight the wonderful people, places, nature, and culture that weave the fabric which is Liberia. William V. S. Tubman was the 19th president of Liberia and also regarded as “the father of modern Liberia.” About 10 minutes out of Totota, Tubman had an exotic getaway farm, which was…
In August 1979, President William Tolbert, Jr. appointed Liberia’s first female minister of finance, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The vacancy arose in part due to the economic fall-out associated with the high cost of hosting the 16th summit of the Organization of African Unity in Monrovia the previous month.
Touring Red Light, a commercial suburb outside Monrovia, was a painful experience for me this past Unification Day. Even on this national holiday, there was no space for pedestrians to easily travel or pass through as street peddlers and petty traders flooded Red Light in pursuit of economic survival.
Recently, education providers, stakeholders, funders and the Government of Liberia, led by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, huddled in Ganta and Monrovia to discuss the future of the much-heralded Partnership Schools for Liberia’s (PSL) “Investing in Education for the Future” Conference.
Liberia’s recent Affirmative Action bill has stimulated nationwide debates and public discussions. The passage of this bill by the Legislature received tremendous support from organizations working on women’s issues, which viewed the Legislature’s decision as a step toward gender parity in government.
The series of recent outages in water supplied by the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation to greater Monrovia appears to be due to a faulty 1500 kva generator, according to a Bush Chicken investigation.
Senator Thomas Grupee in an interview with Radio Kergheamahn in Ganta disclosed that he would introduce a bill instituting capital punishment for those involved in ritualistic killings.