- Published on Thursday, 25 April 2013 07:48
- Written by The News
The dark- days in our budding democracy seem to be viewed by many as the periods intended for the “survival of the fittest”. “Survival of the fittest” is a concept introduced by a British Scientist, Charles Darwin during his study on evolution, in which he said, species adapt and change by natural selection with the best suited mutations becoming dominant.
GAC On A Paradigm Shift: An Objective And Concise Analysis Of The General Auditing Commission Since 2007
- Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 08:02
- Written by Dwana B'akongo Sesay, BA, CFE - Senior Public Information Analyst, General Auditing Commission
There is a common saying that 'if you refuse to assess historical fact and interpret its antecedents, you are inherently bound to repeat it.' Equally so, it is a historical truism that “historical facts never speak for themselves for they need to be embedded in some historical context” (Elliot D. Cohen, 1992).
- Published on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 11:48
- Written by Vandalark R. Patricks, Civil Rights Activist
It has been repeatedly said by some of our eminent people in Liberia that the youths were the ones that destroyed Liberia during its dark days from 1990-2003. There has always been a debate on this matter because of its counter accusations.
- Published on Wednesday, 10 April 2013 08:26
- Written by Sherman C. Seequeh--A Critical Appraisal
On Thursday and Friday last week, the nation's capital was submerged in the seas of trepidation when the security machinery of the state growled over the top of its throat and stampeded, drilling with trucks of armed police in the streets of Monrovia respectively—all representing their “robust” official responses to pronouncements by a group of citizens to protest against corruption and bad governance.
- Published on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 07:22
- Written by Stephen B. Lavalah Cont’d from last edition
At the same time, political parties too have exacerbated invective campaigns among the Liberian populace through the use of speeches, slogans, battle cries, banners and other electioneering materials.
- Published on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 08:54
- Written by Jeremy Fahbulleh
No state, by all standards of rationality, functions to full-blown political, social and economic productivity without the involvement of internal and external players such as civil society organizations as well as local and/or international non-governmental organizations that undertake projects and programs that aim to bolster government's efforts, and most particularly, investment companies that come into the country with their exceedingly abundant resources; not only to get more or less of that country's natural endowments, but also contributes in manifold ways to the economy of the state, providing necessary oasis of employment benefits for the citizens regardless of technical and educational barriers.
Smear Of Injustice: His Excellency Ambassador John Gbedze Responds To The Dorbor Jallah Investigation
- Published on Monday, 04 February 2013 08:28
- Written by Ambassador John Gbedze
The recent highlight of allegedly unlawful activities has raised a lot of concern both in the international community as well as locally. On [date], the UN Panel of Experts on Liberia released an exclusive report on the timber sector.
- Published on Tuesday, 12 March 2013 15:00
- Written by Stephen B. Lavalah
Once again another International Women's Day has come and gone, but the struggles, hardships and difficulties yet persist. Even though women have got fundamental human rights like their male counterparts, however, women and girls are every so often in many societies excluded from political decision making, policy formulation and essential public activities.
- Published on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 07:21
- Written by Joseph B. Abban
I want to begin this paper with thanking President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf for the idea to establish a participatory process leading to the development of a national long term perspective and national vision project that would foster reconciliation, national cohesion and self-reliant, sustainable and equitable development.