Cooper writes this as her first sentence in her biography of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who was born in 1938. She writes this to help readers outside the country understand how extraordinary it is that a Liberian woman became part of the governing inner circle. She had a successful career in the world of international finance, and then was sworn in as president of a country emerging from a civil war.
On Feb. 20, the Ministry of Education held a one-day event that sought to present the activities of its effort to see 93 government schools operated by private and non-profit organizations.
Liberiaâ€™s education system is in crisis. To not act now would be to fail yet another generation of Liberiaâ€™s children.
Education is a long-term, highly complex project that requires careful and deliberate interventions. Letâ€™s treat it as that.
Senegalese-American musical icon, Aliaume Thiam, popularly known as Akon, has partnered with Bridge International Academies and the Ministry of Education to draw attention to the electricity shortage and the poor education system in Liberia.
The administration of the University of Liberia has released the results of its August 2016 entrance and placement exam with another record of mass academic failure.
Last Thursday, education stakeholders gathered to discuss alternatives to the privatization of public services in order to deliver quality services to Liberians.
Liberia in this age of globalization and modernity is wedged in a web of dilemma due to an array of factors. With all of what this country has in terms of natural wealth, it remains a symbol of poverty and illiteracy in Africa, even though it was once seen as the pride of Africa.