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?
Congratulations and best wishes to you and your family on the important occasion of your commencement of the historic journey as an elected public servant, Honorable Senator of Montserrado.
USAID, through its feeder roads alternative and maintenance program, known as FRAMP, is currently rehabilitating two feeder roads in Grand Bassa.
Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Hoffman River, the coastal city of Harper is filled with numerous historical and natural sites.
Over the past week and a half, my social media feeds have been flooded with pictures and musings from Liberian journalists in the United States, primarily as a result of a meeting of the Association of Liberian Journalists in the United States.
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 Obama’s have arrived and they will be on their way to Morocco.
As an American living in Liberia, a country whose modern-day existence is due to the historical decisions of people in my country, most of whom never visited Africa, I am keenly aware of the tenuous historical ground on which my current existence stands.
Delegates at the recently concluded National Constitution Review Conference approved a proposal to make Liberia a Christian state. Jackie Sayegh explains why the notion that Liberia was founded on Christian principles is based on a lie. She argues that if Liberia is to remain inclusive, the constitution must preserve secularism.