Social Media and Online Activism-SMW Monrovia

Authored by: Talkay Media (Gerald Hodges) & Sleepless in Monrovia (Joshua S. Kulah) We all can agree that the rise of social media has opened up unimaginable doors to connectivity around the world, and it is here to stay. From giving us an opportunity to connect with family, friends, co-workers and brands we care about,…

We Are A Tribe

“In as much as we criticize and condemn the many wrongs, it is incredibly important that we highlight the things going right, whether it is political, educational, social, or entrepreneurial. This act is a demonstration of courage and a proclamation that all is not lost for Liberia.”

Adequate Healthcare Still a Far Cry

However, there is no such luxury available for the operating room and as such, if a patient requires surgical intervention, that patient and their relatives have to provide between 2 to 4 gallons of diesel in order to put the generator on to carry out the procedure.

What's Your Ism

Being a twenty-something year old is one of the most beautiful and yet saddest things. It is the stage where you and your age mates are not equals. Y’all may have the same ages, but it is no longer like high school where y’all are most likely in the same class, go to similar schools,…

Visionaries or Vision Blurry: Issues with Medical Education and Healthcare in Liberia and Some Solutions

What is wrong with medical education and healthcare in Liberia? Is it not straightforward to realize that the two are directly proportional to each other? Alternatively, we can say there exists a negative or positive correlation. Okay! Enough of my statistical terms. Let’s not become complacent and think Liberia is moving any further in medical…

A Quest To Teach & Learn With Integrity (4)

Click here to read the first three entries in this series I, II, III As the struggle against academic malpractice continues, one should understand that it does not only affect a single institution, but the entire country. So, today, I will be giving my personal experience with academic malpractice from both my alma mater and…

A Quest To Teach & Learn With Integrity (3)

Read the first two parts here I II Nowadays, of the many students who graduate from high schools and universities, only few can truly prove they deserve what they got. This shows how our teachers have chosen to be the direct opposite of what being a teacher is supposed to be. Teachers are no longer…

The Foreign Exchange Rate Saga

We elect someone that we believed “has a heart for Liberia,” and we are still subjugated to the same repetitive norm of failed leadership and total hardship.

Culture Shock- facing the unexpected ordeal

It all started when the flight I boarded from Morocco landed at JFK International Airport in New York. I was lost for a while; depending on the traveling experience of a man from Liberia whom I met in Casablanca—we talked about family, work, and school. Though older he was, his disposition and humility to share…

Who Thought This Was A Great Idea?

I practiced humility on the concrete sidewalks of Monrovia before I learned the formal definition on the well-moved lawns at my high school. I was 8. My coach gave me the #14 jersey with the name “Weah” printed on it for our first game, but I refused to wear it because I thought it was…