Liberia, more than most places in the world, is defined and perceived by others through interpretations of its past. If the mainstream narrative on Liberia is to change, it will be a new generation of predominantly Liberian historians that will be responsible for the shift.
When I began my master’s in history at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London in 2015, my intention was to focus on the nexus between African religions and warfare in Kenya (Mau Mau) and other similar insurgent groups during the 20th century.
I became an undocumented migrant at age six and it changed my life.
The first ever TED event in Monrovia will take place on Monday at the Monrovia City Hall.
Two prominent speakers at a recent dialogue on governance say the full participation of citizens is crucial to moving the country forward and foster development.
Corruption has become the real stuff of public discourse and everyday practice in many African societies, implicating both citizens and subjects, both public and private life.
London-based Liberian scholar Robtel Neajai Pailey held a lecture at the University of Liberia’s main campus last Wednesday to present the findings of her doctoral research on dual citizenship and nationality.
Speaking to Liberian writer and activist Robtel Neajai Pailey, one can glean the strong disdain she has for the kickbacks and bribery that are ubiquitous in all sectors of Liberian society.