Category Archives: Opinion

Africa: Is Transformation From A “Dark Continent” Possible Under Political Ambiguity?

By David K. Dahn  +231(0)886568666/7755466683 This article offers fresh insights into the unending frontal debate regarding political ambiguity in Africa. In my settled consideration, the pace of suffering, pillaging and stunted growth of Africa, compared to other regions of the

President Weah Blunders Again

An Attorney-at-Law, Atty. N. Paul Hinneh has condemned the appointment of Mayor Jefferson Korjee as Chairman of the City Council of Monrovia.  He says, “it is repugnant to the separation of power provision of the Constitution and against the spirit

Factoring Elements Undermining Liberia’s Economic Growth and Performance

By: Alex Cuffy Liberia’s economy is in free fall and if stringent measures are not implemented and/or enforced, Liberians may be heading for serious economic consequences. The poor performance of the economy over the past years has been due to

THANK GOD FOR LIBERIA @ 171 YEARS

By Peter Quaqua Mr. President and Fellow Citizens, I can very much feel the tension in the air, understandably in the face of the economic crisis and growing political concerns. The greatest responsibility to cool such tension is on the

Mr. President, the HONEYMOON is over!!!

By Hon. William W. Tuider Sr. July 14, 2018 Mr. President, on January 22th, 2018, for the first time in our lifetime, Liberians witnessed a successful transfer of power without the sound of a single gun-shot. As a former presidential

ROOT CAUSES OF JET-SPEED INCREASE OF EXCHANGE RATE

PUBLIC POLICY THINK-TANK IDENTIFIES ROOT CAUSES OF JET-SPEED INCREASE OF EXCHANGE RATE AND COMMODDITY PRICES, ASK PRES. WEAH TO TAKE EIGHT (8) STEPS TO SOLVE PROBLEM Documented by Aloysius Toe A public policy and media think tank, Paragon Consultants, Inc.,

PUL Awards Under Spotlight: What Went Wrong?

PUL Awards Under Spotlight: What Went Wrong? An opinion by Matthew Nyanplu On 11 June 2018, Mr. Mathew Nyanplu, one of Liberia’s journalists wrote as follows: “I feel constrained; and so I have to add my voice to the PUL

Mr. Weah is not Liberia’s 24th President; Says Hon. Bowier

Mr. Weah is not Liberia’s 24th President; Says Hon. Bowier By Kelvin Arthurs Former Information Minster Emmanuel Bowier has revealed that President George M. Weah is the 25th President of Liberia and not 24th President as several claimed. Minister Bowier

  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

Home Grown School Meals in Liberia: A Win-Win for All

Home Grown School Meals in Liberia: A Win-Win for All By: Octavius T. Quarbo As an academic with a keen interest in seeing the practical development of Liberia’s new pro-poor focus, I was very intrigued by ZOA’s initiative to deliver