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PROF ADEBAYO ADEDEJI: AN AFRICAN CASSANDRA, AHEAD OF HIS TIME
The cultural town of Ije-Ode is 110-kilometres north-east of Lagos, Nigeria economic hub, but the mission had been conceived in Abuja, the nation administrative capital.
Strong regime against drugs abuse urged
Delivering the keynote speech at a National Stakeholders’ Dialogue on Rape, Bong County Senator, Jewel Howard Taylor, yesterday urged the government to set up a strong regime to guard against drugs and substance abuse in the country.
Financial insecurity breeds corruption
Minister of Information, Mr. Lewis Browne, has linked the ever-failing fight against corruption to financial insecurity most public officials experience after retirement. Min. Browne told journalists in Monrovia over the weekend that the fight against corruption will never materialize if such financial insecurity is not addressed.
Fighting for Liberia's Future-One Issue at a Time
A Conversation with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf In her second and final six-year term as Liberia's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has continued a heavy schedule of international travel, despite seemingly intractable challenges at home. It is an uneasy balance, she acknowledges-courting international investment and aid while struggling with a fractious democracy still scarred by a war that killed hundreds of thousands of people, displaced two-thirds of the population, and destroyed nearly all the country's infrastructure. After attending the Africa-Arab Summit in Kuwait, Johnson Sirleaf visited Dubai, where she sat down with AllAfrica's Reed Kramer and Tami Hultman to discuss her priorities and principles.

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The quest to alter Liberia’s national symbols has resurfaced once again since President William Richard Tolbert constituted a National Commission to give consideration to possible changes in the national motto, national flag, national anthem and the Constitution of Liberia.
Where is the "rape capital of the world"? Is it South Africa or the Democratic Republic of Congo? What does the phrase even mean? A reader asked us to investigate the claims.
Most Liberians label journalists as people who are critical of virtually everything, but who don't give credit to where credit rightfully belongs.
Every July 26 Liberians are joined by people around the world to celebrate Independence Day.
A Conversation with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf In her second and final six-year term as Liberia's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has continued a heavy schedule of international travel, despite seemingly intractable challenges at home.
For every time I hear comments that I see as politically explosive or combustible, especially considering where we are coming from as a nation, my heart bleeds in a psychological manner.
For the last four months I have been living with a Liberian on a mission.
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