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Archive for May, 2016

Youth Unemployment in Post-Conflict Liberia

Youth Unemployment in Post-Conflict Liberia

By Martin K. N. Kollie         Young people account for about 65% of Liberia’s 4.4 million population. This means that Liberia has a youthful population that is capable of serving either as a driving force of economic growth and   development   or   a   risky   channel   of   violence   and   insecurity.   Creating   employment, empowerment and educational […]

The Incredible Fall of H. Varney G. Sherman

The Incredible Fall of H. Varney G. Sherman

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           Senator H. Varney G. Sherman, Chairman of the ruling Unity Party has been an influential party insider, a heavyweight in the Liberian political sphere,  a top-notched lawyer for nearly his entire adult life and a presidential confidant. Sherman’s role as a presidential confidant won him the coveted slot in 2013 to be the national […]

Hopelessness vs. Joblessness: The Dilemma of Unification Day in Liberia

Hopelessness vs. Joblessness: The Dilemma of Unification Day in Liberia

By Martin K. N. Kollie                                               Since this year began, I have made it my business to conduct a practical assessment of the livelihood and well-being of our people in various communities across […]

Fools do not know that “No Condition is Permanent

Fools do not know that “No Condition is Permanent

By Elder Siahyonkron Nyanseor                                                The foundation of democracy is safeguarding the freedoms of expression, movement, association, and assembly. After all, God gave us FREE WILL to think for ourselves, and the Ten […]

Erosion - Is the Government Insensitive?

Erosion – Is the Government Insensitive?

By Philip N. Wesseh     (The Inquirer Newspaper) There have been incessant reports in the media about how erosion has been causing havoc in some parts of the country, especially Montserrado County. Noticeably some of the areas in Montserrado County that have been highly hit are New Kru Town and the densely populated Township of West […]

A genuine Case to the 53rd National Legislature on behalf of 31,000 poor Liberian Students

A genuine Case to the 53rd National Legislature on behalf of 31,000 poor Liberian Students

By Martin K. N. Kollie                  Liberia at a Glance  For centuries now, it has been proven globally that education is an indispensable antidote to poverty, hardship and misery. The development of any nation is anchored to education, especially quality higher education. There is no asset that is more valuable than education – not even […]

B o o k   r e v i e w

B o o k r e v i e w

by ralph geeplay               This is not a book that was just published. It has been out for  about 5 years. But having just read it, decided would review, and why not? *Where The Road Turns* is a handsomely written book of poetry by the Liberian writer Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, deservedly praised by readers everywhere. Published […]