Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Liberian President George Weah has shaken up the leadership of the Central Bank of Liberia in a bid to restore confidence in an institution dogged by scandal.
Hundreds of Liberians have taken to the streets of the capital Monrovia to demonstrate over the disappearance of newly printed bills worth nearly $100 million.
Liberian football star-turned-president George Weah has won world headlines by conferring his country's top honour on his former boss Arsene Wenger - but back home, not everyone is happy.
Liberia's new leader, ex-football player George Weah, has lent the number from his national team jersey to a military hospital as he unveiled the first major project of his presidency.
Liberia's president George Weah has urged Nigeria to get their preparation right for the World Cup and avoid wranglings over cash that have plagued previous appearances.
Liberia's new President George Weah has pledged to fight endemic corruption as he spoke about conditions in his "broke country" on the first day of an official visit to Paris.
Liberian President George Weah says he would seek to remove a "racist" clause in the country's constitution that restricts citizenship to black people, and pledged to take a pay cut in a dire economy.
Robert Mugabe's nephew says he plans to travel to Davos, Switzerland to thwart efforts by President Mnangagwa to lure investors to Zimbabwe., and President George Weah has appointed the first members of his cabinet.
He's used to ruling on the soccer field, but how will George Weah tackle the job of Liberian president?, writes The Conversation.
The inauguration of former football star George Weah as president of Liberia got underway to scenes of joy and giddy optimism, a moment marking the troubled country's first peaceful democratic transition since 1944.
Journalists in Liberia have sounded the alarm on press freedom after two ministers mounted an attack on a paper that ran an article about alleged top-level corruption.
Liberian President George Weah has signed a long-sought land reform law that gives local communities greater rights over "customary land" and lets foreigners and charities own property.
It was some time in the 1980s that Brazilian legend Pelé offered us some wisdom and predicted that an African country would win the World Cup.
A top UN official has urged Liberia to implement the recommendations of a truth commission, dating back to 2009, which included prosecuting eight ex-warlords for alleged crimes against humanity.
Morris Kidir gestures at a wide expanse of dark-green land he says was earmarked for a school or clinic in his northern Liberian village, now covered in young oil palm trees.
Liberia's new president George Weah has bowed to intense pressure and replaced his choice for justice minister after local media reported lawyer Charles Gibson was stripped of his licence for embezzling a client.
New President George Weah is nothing less than revered among Liberia's youth, who view his rise from the slums to stellar success in European football as proof he can also turn around their fragile economy.
New Liberian President George Weah has appointed the first members of his cabinet, all of them men, largely naming party allies but picking a foreign minister close to former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Former football star George Weah has promised to tackle Liberia's economic and social problems as he was sworn in - in the first democratic transfer of power for more than 70 years.
George Weah emerged from Liberia's slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and has spent the last 13 years building political credibility to match his status as a sporting icon.
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