As Wednesday marked the end of the second year that President George Weah has been in office, a national pro-democracy group, Naymote, says the president has only fulfilled only 7 of the 92 campaign promises he made.
The Liberia Revenue Authority has launched two new mobile applications to enhance compliance with tax payments and strengthen supervision and accountability among its staff.
In an effort to hold Pres. George Weah accountable for promises he made during the 2017 presidential campaign, a pro-democracy group has engaged with students at the Grand Bassa Community College to review the president’s accomplishments.
A Liberian academician, activist, and author, Robtel Neajai Pailey has been presented with the 2018 Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award for her anti-corruption children’s books, Gbagba and Jaadeh!, illustrated by Chase Walker and published by One Moore Book in Liberia.
Hundreds were killed and thousands were displaced from their homes last week outside of Freetown, Sierra Leone following a massive mudslide. Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf briefly visited Sierra Leone to attend the burial of victims of the disaster.
Four major presidential candidates have met at a national forum to defend their individual platforms to lead the country.
SMART Liberia officially launched its Sustainable Development Goals Tour on March 17, 2017 at the Monrovia Christian Fellowship with support from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa.
One of Liberia’s up-and-coming poets, Lekpele M. Nyamalon, burst to the international stage in 2015 when his poem, “Forgotten Future,” was selected as the winning poem for the Young People Today World Poetry Day competition.