Food Production: the Crux of the Matter in Our Economy

Central Bank Executive Governor Dr. J. Mills Jones took pains in his address to the Liberia Bankers Association (LBA) last Friday to reassure the...

Nelson Mandela: The Past Century’s Greatest Statesman

In the passing of Nelson Mandela, the world—not just South Africa and Africa—has lost the greatest statesman of the past century!Why do we say...

NPA’s 25-year Master Plan: Robertsport an Urgent Priority

Madam Matilda Parker,  National Port Authority (NPA) Managing Director, has unveiled a US$2 billion “Master Plan” for the further development and expansion of the...

Liberian Bankers and the Currency

Monday began Bankers’ Week in Liberia and the Liberia Bankers Association (LBA) president, John Davies, used the occasion to address the future of the...

Making Maximum Use of Arcelor Mittal’s Scholarships

Yesterday’s editorial spoke of the flaws in early iron ore mining concessions agreements in Liberia, notably those of the Liberia Mining Company, LAMCO and...

Recouping the Losses from LAMCO

It has been well over three decades since Sweden, one of Europe’s most industrialized nations, closed its embassy in Monrovia.  What led to this...

The Challenge of Fixing Our Educational System

The Minister of Education, Etmonia David Tarpeh, in her speech at the 37th session of the  UNESCO General Conference held in Paris, France a...

Toward Responsible, Well Funded Media

Media houses around the country were no doubt pleased with President Sirleaf's recent speech to the sixth African Media Leaders Forum inAddis Ababa. Undoubtedly,...

‘Devotion to Country Will Be His Legacy’

Dr. Emmanuel Dolo, in a touching tribute to his departed, lifelong friend and compatriot, Theo Bettie, said many great things about the fallen Deputy...

Improving Housing in Liberia: Pillar to Transformation

About two years ago President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf remarked that her officials were good at developing proposals and strategies about how to address the...

Motorcyclists: Time for Regulation

The Liberian government has with immediate effect banned commercial motorbike drivers from the main thoroughfares of Monrovia, confining them to operation within local communities.This...

Safety over Speed: We need Good Systems, Not Sanctions

The sudden ban imposed on commercial motorcyclists from the main streets of Monrovia and its environs is generating mixed reactions from different sectors of...

Government by Design

The Government of Liberia is doing the country a major disservice. Why is the country still being run like an emergency situation? Did we...

The Grocery Business: Why Are Liberians Running Away from Making Money?

We invite anyone to look around Monrovia or any other part of Liberia and figure out what is the most common  Liberian-owned business.  The...

The Presidency

Where predestination meets opportunity…Where opportunity meets preparation…Where preparation meets destiny…In between these three strands, at every milestone and juncture are times of testing; tough,...

Uprooting the Threat of Terrorism

We are very much pleased to see that the Government of Liberia is taking the threat of terrorism seriously, and that it is being...