Last week, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf completely dashed the hopes and enthusiasm of thousands of Liberian women when she declared that women should forget about running for the Liberian presidency.
Private sector leaders, philanthropists, and global education advocates recently gathered for an evening dedicated to building partnerships to support primary education in Liberia at the London home of Jamie Cooper, founding Chair and President of Big Win Philanthropy.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has admitted Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, former Finance Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria into Grade of Dame Grand Commander and also commissioned three senior officers of the Armed Forces of Liberia.
Africa, a space created and labeled by colonialist cartographers as the “Dark Continent”, now seems to be the unexpected filament in the whole geopolitical galaxy that is suddenly reshaping global democracy. But how so?
The recent visit of Liberia’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Axel M. Addy, to Ghana seems to have yielded positive oily fruits regarding the development of Liberia’s oil palm sector. As a result of Minister Addy visit, an MOU between the Ghana Standards Authority and the Liberia National Standards Lab will be developed to facilitate coordinated sampling and testing of CPO for export and other areas of support and training for the Liberian National Standards Lab.
In their Handbook on Journalism and Mass Communication, Vir Bala Aggarwal and V. S. Gupta stated clearly, without mincing words, the debilitating effects that yellow journalism has on society. “The degrading kind of journalism is known as yellow journalism. It is journalism without soul. Facts are distorted or exaggerated. There is very little truth in the stories. Unethical means are adopted to increase the circulation. It is a kind of journalism which lures the readers by any possible means,” the two Indian scholars said.