A review of Choosing the Hero, a book by President Ellen Johnson Sirleafâ€™s Chief Lobbyist, K. Riva Levinson.
In a possible sign of a post-Ebola culinary resurgence, the restaurant of the Great Wall Hotel, a Chinese establishment that previously spanned both sides of Tubman Boulevard and 10th Street, has re-opened.
I probably shouldnâ€™t even review Dianaâ€™s. Iâ€™ve sampled very little of their extensive menu. Iâ€™ve never had their Soujok pizza or the mushroom steak with fries and mixed vegetables. Instead, my forays have been limited to their sandwiches, and principally the meat shawarma.
Expanding on my recent review of the rooftop bar at the Royal Grand Hotel, The Bush Chicken readers may be interested in a brief tour of some dedicated drinking establishments that stand out, but are more representative of the typical drinking scene in Liberia.
On June 29, the Kofi Annan Institute for Conflict Transformation at the University of Liberia, in association with GIZ, hosted a panel discussion on the theme, â€œHow Effective is the Bidding Process in Liberiaâ€™s Natural Resource Sector?â€
Timothy Nevin is a University of Florida trained American historian whose love for Liberia has led him to lecture at two Liberian universities.
Probably more than anywhere else in Monrovia, if I want a taste of home (the US), Stop & Shop delivers, with its shredded and ground meats lathered in cheesy chili sauces ensconced amidst freshly baked bread.
On Monday, Michelle Obama, with daughters Malia and Sasha in tow, touches down in Liberia for a day. The US first lady will not set foot in the capital, her two public events will be at a school in Unification Town and at the Peace Corps training facility in Kakata. No sooner will the Obamaâ€™s have arrived and they will be on their way to Morocco.