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Archive for November, 2014

Lessons learned from Ebola

Lessons learned from Ebola

By Morris T. Koffa   A post-Ebola agenda is a bit premature. However, I am mindful of the adage: “In times of war, prepare for peace.” It is a sobering reminder that serves as a platform for the discussion of the critical issues and the challenges that confronts us during the entire Ebola outbreak. Early […]

Liberia is my 'Kpormeni' (My business)

Liberia is my 'Kpormeni' (My business)

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor                     Sometime people like to find palava with me because they want me to tell them the true history of Liberia – not the fairytale ‘history’ they had us reading when our government minimized the significant role the original inhabitants played in the formation of our country. Due to my advocacy, […]

Liberia is my 'Kpormeni' (My business)

Liberia is my ‘Kpormeni’ (My business)

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor                     Sometime people like to find palava with me because they want me to tell them the true history of Liberia – not the fairytale ‘history’ they had us reading when our government minimized the significant role the original inhabitants played in the formation of our country. Due to my advocacy, […]

Burkina Faso after Compaoré: Continuity through Change?

Burkina Faso after Compaoré: Continuity through Change?

By Valerie Arnould                            AfricanArgumentsEditor   The removal on 31 October of Blaise Compaoré, who was president of Burkina Faso for 27 years, following street protests, has been welcomed as a momentous event. In a continent where state leaders often desperately cling to power until their death or they are removed through violent force, the ‘Burkina […]

Advocating on behalf of the Liberian nation and its people: Can you help?

Advocating on behalf of the Liberian nation and its people: Can you help?

 By Aflowa Kojo-Zaza                     Liberia is a tapestry of people in a multicultural context. We should use this as a strength to overcomeour obstacles and stop using it as a wedge to always be divided. We can take the woven country cloth as our symbol of unity and our multiculturalism. We can also use […]