LSA strives to offer balanced, informative, and thought-provoking conferences focused on practical and theoretical approaches to development in Liberia, across a broad spectrum of disciplines and contexts. The abstract selection committee includes academic professionals with a range of backgrounds and areas of expertise who are all members of LSA. Society Arts & Leisure 

Liberian Studies Association 2020 Announces Emerging Scholars Award

    Press Release The Liberian Studies Association (LSA) invites abstracts for presentations, panels, and roundtables that examine scholarship related to the conference’s theme of “The Functional State: Historical Lessons, Current Best Practices and Future Paths.” In order to encourage and foster early-career scholars who are emerging as contributors to African/Liberian scholarship, the LSA has created the LSA 2020 Emerging Scholars Travel Award. The award will support Master’s and Doctoral students who are members of an academic, research or professional institution. Those who have graduated with such degrees must have…

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We are extremely proud of every single artist and of the fans who voted. Recognizing and promoting talented musicians, while giving them the platform to showcase their craft and connect with their fans is just one of the many ways we are #GoodTogether.” Lonestar Cell MTN is committed to supporting the rise of Liberian talent and the growth of the Liberian music industry. Music 

Rapper Bucky Raw, others win big at MTN Liberia Music Awards

On November 16, Liberian music was celebrated at the 2019 MTN Liberia Music Awards (MLMA), a release from Lonestar Cell MTN has said. According to the release, Music superstars, Bucky Raw, Jaredo and Christoph The Change emerged as the night’s biggest winners with two awards each in major categories. Bucky Raw took home the Artist of the Year, and Video of the Year (‘Thank You’) awards, Christoph The Change, won the awards for Hipco/Trapco Artist of the Year and Album of the Year (‘Bonnie Dust’), while Jaredo won Collaboration of…

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Nigeria big winner at Africa MTV awards in Johannesburg

Johannesburg – South Africa suffered a marginal loss to Nigeria at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) in Durban’s ICC on Saturday night. Unlike last year,where both countries were tied at five awards each, this year Nigeria took home eight awards and South Africa remained at last year’s five. Top South African contender Cassper Nyovest, who had scooped an incredible three nominations, including Best Newcomer, walked away with one award. He won the all-important Best Hip Hop album title, which was a stamp of approval from Africa for his…

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