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Liberian Woman Obtains World-Renowned Master’s Degree in Maritime Education and Training

Liberian Woman Obtains World-Renowned Master’s Degree in Maritime Education and Training

Another Liberian has successfully completed studies in the area of maritime education and training, graduating with a Master’s degree. Miatta Sonie Sherif recently graduated from the World Maritime University in Sweden in late 2019.

OP-ED: ECOWAS Summit Illuminates Sirleaf’s Troubled Relationship with Tolbert Legacy

In August 1979, President William Tolbert, Jr. appointed Liberia’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.

OP-ED: A Hopeless Unification Day

Touring Red Light, a commercial suburb outside Monrovia, was a painful experience for me this past Unification Day. Even on this national holiday, there was no space for pedestrians to easily travel or pass through as street peddlers and petty traders flooded Red Light in pursuit of economic survival.

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