Technology

Let's Build Data Centers We Can Be Proud Of

Despite the progress made in Liberia’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, there are just a few locations that we can refer to as data centers. What we have in abundance are server rooms or Main Distribution Facilities/Frames (MDFs) or (Intermediate Distribution Facilities/Frames (IDFs) where servers are stored along with networking equipment. But the real data center facilities to host real enterprise servers are VERY few. Even some of the few good data centers in Liberia most likely do not meet the operational and capacity requirements of the ideal data center.

Can We Be An Innovation-Driven Nation?

For most people, the word "innovation" educes images of inventors, new technologies and new products. They tend to envision iconic images such as airplanes, computers, rockets, radios, TVs, cell phones, etc. This is quite understandable considering that the impact of these devices on the development of the modern world has been marvelous. But what actually is innovation?

Some of the Challenges Facing the GoL’s E-Government Initiatives

Last week’s article provided some much needed insight on the Chief Information Office, Republic of Liberia, the CIO Regime and the current Chief Information Officer-RL. Based on the number of calls and emails received after that article was published, I can safely say that there were a lot of folks who were totally oblivious to the existence of that office. This week, my intent is to identify and delineate some of the issues and challenges that have been strangulating efforts to achieve a robust Government of Liberia’s (GoL’s) ICT environment.


Dr. Darren Wilkins

Technologies That Work Well In Political Campaigns

Technology has always played an important role in campaigning. From using bullhorns in neighborhoods and radio and television broadcast to reach voters, to robocalls, cellphones, websites, the social media, etc. No doubt, efficient and smart use of technology in campaigning can give candidates a competitive advantage all the way to the ballot box. In modern political campaigns, understanding technology translates into being able to better understand people, and there are a few technologies that have become crucial.


Dougbeh Chris Nyan, M.D. is a leading Liberian scientist based in the United States of America

Independence Day Orator Full Speech: "Requirements for Consolidating Progress towards Transformation of Liberia"

Thank you very much for that warm introduction. I am very happy to be back home on the soil of Liberia – the Land of the Free – a country in which my navel string was buried.

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