ROME – A severe food crisis currently threatens southern Sudan. In East Africa, where millions of people already are dependent on food aid, a sharp rise in the cost of staple crops looms.
Many Liberians were shocked by the sad news of the defeats of the National soccer team, the Lone Star at the hands of Burkina Faso and Ghana's Black Stars in the on-going WAFU sub regional tournament which began on Friday, April 9, 2010 in the Nigerian |State of Ogun.
One of the greatest enemies of progress in Liberia has always and continues to be the perceptions Liberians harbor for each other. The negative trends such perceptions take continue to keep our country at bay, thus keeping the nation and us divided and disunited, and retarding development and progress.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, along with members of her Cabinet, set out on Saturday, February 27, 2010, for a week-long visit to southeastern Liberia, an area which, like most parts of the country, is slowly recovering from its share of the 14-year civil conflict.
LONDON In early February 2010, a United States federal district court in New York began deciding a landmark case as to whether individuals have a “right to know” about how their own genomes can dictate their future health. The case, American Civil Liberties Union v. Myriad Genetics, may have a tremendous impact on medicine and science.
The issue of corruption is the one often talked about in Liberia daily. Even the children who may be less cognizant of corruption join the rest of the population to talk about, sing and recite corruption as the most popular issue in Liberia today, just as the song sung by the children in a village on a daily basis.
PARIS In 2040/2050, will demographers speak of “the white man's loneliness” in the way historians once referred to “the white man's burden” to describe the so-called “imperial responsibilities” of some European nations?
As a result of discussions and investigations undertaken from various perspectives, this Liberian Presidency is over-clouded with various competing forces, with those of good and evil dominating, thus rendering her somewhat well incapacitated to make decisions for progress.
The current noise about the pronouncement made by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at the National Legislature to the effect that she will stand as a candidate in the 2011 Presidential election is a wolf cry. Those crying foul have failed so far to provide any legal backing for their assertion other than saying that the venue was not ideal for such pronouncement. The worst scenario in this entire foul cry is the uncontrollable use of vulgar language by some individuals in putting forward their points.
Truly indeed, the Liberian Presidency is the highest office in the Country-one that is characterized by all of the glamour and dignities.