Six Liberian scholars have been selected and are expected to shortly depart the country within the next two months for the one-year U.K. government Chevening scholarships.
A contingent of the Armed Forces of Liberia is expected to depart the country shortly for a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali.
On June 7, Liberians woke up to experience a ban on social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp.
The Welsh government has donated a patrol vessel to the Liberian government to assist it in its fight against illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing.
Contrary to reports that the deployment of police officers at various mosques across the country is an effort to prevent a terror attack, the Liberia National Police has confirmed that the deployment is intended to protect Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan.
David Belgrove, the British ambassador to Liberia, says that the recent update in its travel advisory for Liberia was not due to any specific threat to Liberia.
Almost every prominent politician or member of society has made a public statement about the dire state of the education system in Liberia. The preferred word to describe Liberia’s education system is ‘a mess,’ a description coined by the President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and later tempered with by Education Minister George Werner, who has made it his goal to turn the sector ‘from mess to best.’