Opinions and Commentaries (6)

 "Government Holds the Peace in Its Own Hands, Mr. Minister”-- A Rejoinder

“We used to think that if we knew one, we knew two, because one and one are two. We are finding that we must learn a great deal more about "and." ~Arthur Stanley Eddington

On Wednesday, February 18, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf launched the National Policy on Decentralization and Local Governance. The policy is aimed at decentralizing governance in Liberia, and the launching is in response to the long yawning of the Liberian people to see tangible evidence of decentralization.

We know that you by now know and  have heard of the Ebola vaccine tests which started in Liberia today.
The main purpose of the study is to find out if  giving a single dose of a test vaccine will prevent  one from catching the Ebola Virus Disease.
About 20,000 volunteers will participate in the test.  This particular type of study will show that  the vaccines will be given to the volunteers  and  those who receive the vaccines  

The Beauty of our democratic system enables the free, fair, open and rank exchange of ideas that either favor or go against the government of the day. Lest we forget that the government duly elected by the people through a democratic process owes it to all and sundry in order to safeguard the public trust, we are doomed.

IDEAS, ELECTION AND EBOLA

20 November 2014, 3:17 pm Written by

The significance of democracy, said the Liberian Leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is about competing on the basis of utilizing ideas to improve the lives of people, the people politicians want to lead.

A famous Methodist Hymn begins and ends with these lines:

“Dear Lord and Father of Mankind

Forgive us our Foolish Ways

Reclothe us in our rightful mind    

In purer lives thy service Find

In Deeper Reverence Praise."