Planned Security Commission Underscores the Importance of Maritime Domain Awareness

In July, the Government of Liberia announced the establishment of a National Maritime Security Commission. As Liberia prepares to become an oil producing country-...

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...

Language as A Tool for Intercultural Understanding

No one wants to be misinterpreted or misunderstood and yet not all of us speak the same language.  Our world is shaped by 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,...

Congratulations Chief Suah

Special thanks to you and your team for the wonderful job on the arrest of six suspects, including Policeman Perry Dolo, for allegedly smuggling...

Why Are Our Students Not Performing Up to Expected Standards?

This question, posed by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the University of Liberia administration, is at the nerve center of any post-test inquiry into...

‘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...

Tribute to an Outstanding Scholar, Banker, and Friend – Theophilus Totee...

I first met Theo, as we called him while he was a student at Monrovia College in the early 1980s. He played basketball with...

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...

Speech Delivered by Mrs. Etmonia David Tarpeh, Minister of Education, At...

Her Excellency, the President of the General ConferenceHer Excellency, the Director General of UNESCO The Chairperson and members of the Executive Board Excellencies Ladies...

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...

No-Bike Zone

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...