Liberia’s Drive to Macroeconomic Stability

When you hear the word “stability,” what comes to mind? I bet you start to think about synonyms like security, durability, safety, normality, reliability, firmness, and balance. In macroeconomics, stabilization refers to the reduction of a nation’s internal and external imbalances or simply finding the right balance with feasible macroeconomic policies. These balances, together with…

Africa Needs to Deviate from Depending​ on International Aid

We might all still be familiar with the phrase “Make America Great Again” that was popularized about a year ago. This was an agenda that was assertively pushed by current American President Donald Trump during his presidential campaign. In line with this phrase, I believe that African leaders too can work together with a policy…

An Open Letter to Africa Voters

Dear Fellow Africans, It is my prayer that this letter meets you in peace. Lately, our beautiful continent has been the embodiment of the “Hyena and Hen” theory- a theory for the situation in which power and authority are given to the wrong people with the expectancy of positive results. Looking at things from a…

The Middle Passage III

Part 3 of The Middle Passage  continues:   The entire meeting was a blur. The elder’s told her that her mother was killed while trying to free some of the captured members of the ocean tribe. She was shot in the back of her head. “What cowards can’t look a soldier in her eye before taking…

Through the Lens of an African Youth

After more than 60 years of independence, the story of the continent remains a sad one to tell. Though entrepreneurship and the Market in Africa are booming, ordinary Africans across many parts of the continent still struggle to meet basic social needs.

A Sister Unheard

He took away fragments of her soul with every plunge.

She spoke up, but no one ever tried to listen.

Moment after moment of no one lending an ear to her plea, it continued on and on;

So… she just gave up on mentioning it.

Tourism: An Alternative Solution to Unemployment in Liberia

Unfortunately, Liberia is not counted among those African countries that have benefited from the growth in tourism on the continent. I am an optimist, and I believe the future is bright. We can achieve the same level of tourism success in Liberia just as long as the people and the government start to explore the vast potential of our tourism industry.

The Dangling Economy: Tax Payment

Liberia has one of the poorest economies in the world with a Gross Domestic Product of 2.101 billion USD and GDP growth rate at -1.6% according to the World Bank. With these appalling statistics, our government has done little to nothing in transforming her economic growth into tangible developments. In the 1950s, under  President William…