Justice in the Liberian Society

Monrovia was not worth the hype. Upon my arrival, I had to face the irony of the environment and decide between the law and common sense. One evening in 2017, a ‘zogo’ jerked my phone and ran into the nearby community along the Somalia Drive. For a moment, I was devastated, then I became calm, and I let go. I accepted that my phone was gone and I just wanted to reach home safely and have a rest. After sitting in that jammed traffic for several minutes, I heard the sounds of an angry mob across the street chanting, “Rogue! Kill him; kill him.” I immediately stopped the driver, paid him and got out of the car to head straight to the scene. I didn’t want bloodshed. I do not support mob violence and logically speaking, why should someone be killed just because they stole a cell phone?

Does Liberia Have a Rape Culture?

Following Sweetz’ recounts of said event, a friend of mine had a conversation with a guy that exemplifies the ‘excuse’ aspect of rape culture. The guy said, ‘DenG must have thought Sweetz was playing hard to get.” Other sentiments also include, as can be seen in the screenshots attached, ‘Sweetz gave him the impression, it was not even rape.’

Fact Check: President Weah’s Second Annual State of the Nation Address

From the data given, majority of our roads and infrastructure is being built by foreign funds, which has cause some to wonder, “How does this stimulate our economy and provide jobs for our people?”

​April 12

April 12, 1980, will forever be remembered in Liberian history. Thirty-eight years ago, on this day, Liberians woke up to life-changing news of the assassination of who would be Liberia’s last Americo-Liberian President, Rev. Dr. William R. Tolbert. The execution of Tolbert was led by Mst. Sergeant Samuel K. Doe who launched a military regime…

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…