In October of 2017, Liberians will return to the ballot box to choose their second democratically elected leader since the end of the civil war.
The wave of attacks on foreign-owned shops in some South African townships raise uncomfortable questions about xenophobia in South Africa.
The government of Liberia has formally launched Sustainable Development Goal Four, aimed at ensuring inclusive and quality education for all.
It is not enough to hold colorful ceremonies on October 11 each year to make big speeches about issues confronting girls. It is not enough to sit in our comfort zones and declare rape as a global enemy.
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.
The mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia has again been extended until December 31 this year. The decision to extend the operation was made through a Security Council resolution, 2308 adopted on Wednesday. It followed growing concerns from citizens over long term stability ahead of elections in October next year.
Nelson Mandela once said, “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity, but the protection of a fundamental human right; the right to dignity and a decent life.”
Margibi â€“ Margibi County Superintendent John Z. Buway has called on lawmakers to make additional budgetary allotments to support the countryâ€™s security sector.