Category Archives: Commentaries

GOVERNMENT MUST REDUCE THE PRICE OF GASOLINE

                 -A Commentary by Dweh Wilson WHAT GIVES CITIZENS HOPE is, when pronouncements are made especially from an elected President, that in their view become the working tools that benefit them as a people. That could also add to the

Government Must Take Cue from Prof. Kaydor’s Recommendations

Editorial We commend Professor Tom Kaydor for his strong views about democratic governance. According to Prof. Kaydor, ‘this government should not, cannot and must not blame former President Sirleaf or her government or past regimes for the economic maladies that

WHO IS THE OFFICIAL SPOKESMAN OF WEAH’S GOVERNMENT?

WHO IS THE OFFICIAL SPOKESMAN OF WEAH’S GOVERNMENT? A Commentary by Dweh Wilson The official mouth piece of a responsible government should be the Minister of Information who is clothed with the responsibility to inform citizens on the daily basis

“Don’t Use Black Money for National Development”…CePAR Warns Government

“Don’t Use Black Money for National Development”…CePAR Warns Government In a bid to assist the public in understanding major policy issues and academically contributing to the national discourse, the Center for Policy Action and Research, CePAR, has issued a 21-page

Bishop Winker Wants Liberian Critics Provide Solutions

Bishop Winker Wants Liberian Critics Provide Solutions  By Agnes M. Tarr Liberians have been advised not to only sit on the back bench to criticize happenings. They should rather be in the position to provide solutions to those things that

WEAH RUNS PRO-POOR GOVERNMENT WITH EMPTY PROMISES: CITIZENS BECOME THE VICTIMS

PRESIDENT WEAH RUNS PRO-POOR GOVERNMENT WITH EMPTY PROMISES: CITIZENS BECOME THE VICTIMS Dweh Wilson writes The essence of taking leadership especially at the level of the Presidency is not to misuse state resources at the expense of your citizens, but

The Futility of Unification Day: Hopeless Future – Misguided Generation – Unpatriotic Leaders

The Futility of Unification Day: Hopeless Future – Misguided Generation – Unpatriotic Leaders By Martin K. N. Kollie The economy is taking a nosedive. Prices of main export commodities are falling due to global macroeconomic shocks. Inflation is high –

  Economic Policy Advice

                                                     Economic Policy Advice By: George Gould Introduction One of the most difficult tasks of economic analysis is to shed the baggage of popular stereotypes and interpretations of reality, to move beyond political and social influences and focus on the

Respect the Constitution or Give Way to a New Government

Respect the Constitution or Give Way to a New Government On 29 January, H.E. Mr. George Manneh Weah delivered his maiden Annual Message to the people of Liberia at the Capitol Building. Since its delivery, the address has sparked national

PRO-POOR AGENDA IN LIBERIA: PERSPECTIVES FOR PRESIDENT WEAH

PRO-POOR AGENDA IN LIBERIA: PRE-CONDITIONING PERSPECTIVES FOR PRESIDENT GEORGE WEAH The idea of pro-poor is a positive step whose expected outcomes are not impossible to achieve in Liberia, says Dr. Musa Dukuly. However, he argues that ‘trust, legitimacy and confidence