On Monday, Michelle Obama, with daughters Malia and Sasha in tow, touches down in Liberia for a day. The US first lady will not set foot in the capital, her two public events will be at a school in Unification Town and at the Peace Corps training facility in Kakata. No sooner will the Obamaâ€™s have arrived and they will be on their way to Morocco.
Senator Thomas Grupee in an interview with Radio Kergheamahn in Ganta disclosed that he would introduce a bill instituting capital punishment for those involved in ritualistic killings.
In celebration of Liberia’s 168th Independence Day, The Bush Chicken showed a group of Liberians in the diaspora a video of Liberia during the 1970’s called “The Wealth of Liberia” and recorded their reactions.
It is no secret that the Sirleaf government has not been tough on corruption. However, a financial management professional argues that the problem with corruption is not just within the government, but rather it is deep-rooted in the nature and structure of Liberian society.
On April 12, 1980, just two days before the anniversary of the 1979 rice riots that shook the core of the Tolbert administration, President William R. Tolbert Jr. became the first sitting Chairman of the Organization of African Unity to be deposed by a coup dâ€™etat since Kwame Nkrumah.