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.
Speaking at her farewell press conference in Monrovia, outgoing US Ambassador Deborah Malac had a grim outlook on the security situation in Liberia. America needs to put its money where its mouth is by investing in a sustainable democratic system in Liberia where there are justice, accountability and equal opportunities to counter the growing threat of mob violence.
It is time we change the tone which government officials use to address the Liberian people and the press. Government officials are servants of the people, not lords or masters.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf celebrated the nation’s Ebola free status at the Centennial Memorial Pavilion in Central Monrovia. She called on Liberians to continue observing Ebola precautionary measures.