The future of Liberia is uncertain. Our nation is trekking on a journey to nowhere. Unfortunately, nothing genuine is being done to find concrete solution to this predictable and perilous end. We could encounter severe consequences and painfully pay for our silence if we continue to ignore prevailing realities.
Another Independence Day has arrived, but what is there to celebrate? Independence Day is not just about celebrating age but celebrating fulfilled promises. Our sovereignty as a country goes far beyond the declaration of independence.
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.
Mother Mary Nema Brownell will forever remain an emblem of feminism and a symbol of heroism for generations yet unborn. It is difficult to imagine and comprehend that this heroine par excellence is no more. This loss is too grave to bear. It has left us in a state of disbelief and grief. We have every reason to mourn the demise of this phenomenal icon.
During her 10th State of the Nation Address on January 26, 2015, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was correct when she renamed corruption from ‘public enemy number one’ to a ‘vampire’ of development and obstruction of progress.
Why must a poverty-stricken nation like Liberia spend over US$170.8 million in four years on just 103 lawmakers when the education system is a mess?
About two days ago, the “big light,” a 22-megawatt hydropower plant was switched on after 11 years. Does this project deserve commendation?
President Sirleaf was not fair in her judgment to unjustifiably contest the popular will of the American people through a demeaning characterization of Trump’s victory.