Africa, the cradle of humankind, is a diverse, and deeply spiritual, continent. Numerous religions are practiced across Africa with the main ones being Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. While religion has its place, there seems to be a higher influx of church prayer services in Liberia than there are schools or solid policies as a solution to poverty and Africaâ€™s other vexing problems.
President George Weah was sworn in as the President of Liberia. Whether you voted for Weah or his opponent, this is cause for celebration.
Corruption costs the African continent approximately US$148 billion per year. Technology can help reduce this vice through automation.
George Weah’s inauguration speech will set the tone for the administration moving forward, but it must also illustrate his understanding of the challenges facing Liberia and his solutions.
After the elections results are made final, the losing candidate has a huge responsibility to his party, to the president-elect, and, most importantly, to the people of Liberia: concession.
Even if the runoff election were to be held in the next few days, Charles Brumskine and his “coalition of losers,” as some have called the other candidates who have joined his fight, have changed the narrative of this election. Are the people of Liberia buying it?
Earlier this year, researchers from UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a study identifying and validating renewable electricity resources (wind and solar) for 21 countries across eastern and southern Africa.
Africa’s older generation has made its mark. Itâ€™s time for a new crop of youthful leaders to have a say in Africaâ€™s future.