Sustainable development and transformation are possible if Liberia implements key strategies with the help of global and local community members.
OP-ED: No Longer Business as Usual During the Coronavirus Crisis
COVID-19 has changed the business world dramatically in a short period of time. Disasters demand that we become resourceful and help one another.
OP-ED: How Liberia Can Succeed in the Digital Economy
The world is changing â€” fast! Technologies we only dreamed about a few years ago are now a reality, and new innovations are on the horizon. The digital economy has arrived, bringing with it the power to transform countries across Africa â€” and around the world. However, this opportunity must be pursued; change wonâ€™t happen automatically. Why should Liberia embrace the digital revolution and how can it succeed in the digital economy?
OP-ED: Recommendations for President Weahâ€™s Free Tuition Policy
Exactly a year ago, President George Weah announced a free tuition policy for public tertiary schools across the country. In a Facebook post last October, the president wrote, â€œToday, Iâ€™m excited to announce that I have declared the University of Liberia and all other public universities in Liberia tuition-free for all undergraduates.â€
OP-ED: Corruption in Liberiaâ€™s Media
It’s always been a continuous topic of gossip surrounding each presidency as to who has a financial tie-up with the ruling party.
OP-ED: To Stave Off African Migrants Deaths, Conditions Must Improve at Home
On July 25th, another boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea, claiming the lives of about 150 migrants en route to Europe from Libya. The United Nations called it the largest single loss of life in the Mediterranean so far this year. If this sounds familiar, thatâ€™s because it is. If you recall, headlines in 2015 and 2016 told similar stories of overcrowded, capsized and sinking boats, stranded boats, and shipwrecks that were all too common as migrants attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea in unworthy vessels and rubber fishing boats.
OP-ED: Liberia Limits Internet Access to Curb Dissenting Voices
Liberian citizens are fed up with what protesters say is a â€œcreeping dictatorship.â€ The governmentâ€™s response was to quiet their voices. Not only was this the wrong move from a constitutional perspective, itâ€™s a lost opportunity.
OP-ED: Bush Chicken Co-Owner Records Presidential Motorcade and Gets Arrested
Jefferson Krua arrested and charged with â€œterrorist threatâ€ for taking a video recording of President George Weahâ€™s motorcade in Monrovia.