While employees have their right to the freedom of expression on social media, their rights can still be tempered by the fact that it could affect an employers’ reputation
Both the Coronavirus and Ebola are viruses with many similarities in how they can be prevented. During the Ebola pandemic, while working as a contact tracer, I remember some of the major problems that allowed the virus to spread were misinformation, denial, a poor health system, and a government negligent to follow up on their words in protecting citizens.
As we tap into our experience with Ebola to prepare to fight COVID-19, we must also prepare to help our children remain engaged and continue to be educated.
On January 31, 2020, the United Kingdom left the European Union. We lost a member of our family. It was a sad moment for us, for European citizens – and, indeed, for many British citizens.
Across social media, Liberians are salivating at what Ghana was able to accomplish with its Year of Return tourism push. The Ghana Tourism Authority branded its campaign as a “major landmark spiritual and birth-right journey inviting the Global African family, home and abroad, to mark 400 years of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia.”
Much of what is occurring in Liberia today is very evocative of the period between 1869 and 1872. The 1869 election pitted the Republicans against the newly formed and insurgent (True) Whigs. Liberia was still a fairly new experiment, but a marvel in terms of black governance. The Republicans had been in power for 22 years. As always, parties that stay long in power tend to become entrenched and detached from reality.
Have you ever wondered what is really wrong with Liberia? Why is it that Africa’s oldest republic is always stuck in corruption, ritualistic killings, impassable roads, excessive salaries of lawmakers and officials, skyrocketing unemployment, terrible economic mess and always relying on international partners for everything?
Conscripting persons into the Sande society and forcibly performing Female Genital Mutilation – a bodily injury – against their will violates their freedom of will and movement enshrined in the constitution.