As Liberia seeks to turn a corner in the consolidation of its democratic system, the preservation of the work and legacies of its leaders will become an increasingly germane issue. The Bush Chicken spoke with Christopher Clapham, a political scientist, about his experience reviewing President William V. S. Tubman’s presidential papers at the request of the late president’s widow, Antoinette Tubman.
Another Liberian has successfully completed studies in the area of maritime education and training, graduating with a Masterâ€™s degree. Miatta Sonie Sherif recently graduated from the World Maritime University in Sweden in late 2019.
On Wednesday, Dec. 11, the University of Liberia graduated a record 3,673 students at its Centennial Commencement Convocation. The graduates represented 39 degree-granting programs, seven undergraduate colleges, eight graduate programs, and three professional schools.
Amid conflicts between multiple counties within Liberia over boundary divisions, a cartographer at the Liberia Land Authority is calling for a nationwide ground survey of all boundary lines across the country.
After a few months of being at a standstill, the Fairground Road construction has resumed in Buchanan.
The Lutheran Church in Liberia has graduated 61 students in the fourth cycle of its Bilingual Literacy Training Program in Gbarnga.
About 10 minutes out of Totota, Tubman had an exotic getaway farm, which was more like a zoo. Get a glimpse of what is now left of one of Liberia’s most historic sites in this tour of Tubman’s Farm.
In August 1979, President William Tolbert, Jr. appointed Liberiaâ€™s first female minister of finance, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The vacancy arose in part due to the economic fall-out associated with the high cost of hosting the 16th summit of the Organization of African Unity in Monrovia the previous month.