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Liberia: Dark Cloud Hangs over Confirmation of Information Minister. Mr. Lenn Eugene Nagbe served as Information Minister during the regime of former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and was renominated for the same post by President George Manneh Weah. Liberia: Dark Cloud Hangs over ...
Monrovia - The new Global Fund investment is advancing progress to end AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Liberia. Liberia is a low-income country, recently devastated by the ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak that killed more than 4,800 people, according to World Health Organization. The EVD ...

The statement said a committee would "review and ensure that all contracts entered into by the government of Liberia and concessionaires are executed according to agreed principles in accordance with the laws of Liberia." The nine-member panel will also determine if the government's partners in those ...
After a heated political contest for the Liberian presidency, the dust is now settled with the election of Amb. George Weah and Senator Jewel Howard Taylor as President and Vice President respectively, but there is still a debate as to who fills the two vacant seats created as a result of their elections to the ...
The new Global Fund investment is advancing progress to end AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Liberia. Liberia is a low-income country, recently devastated by the ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak that killed more than 4,800 people, according to World Health Organization. The EVD outbreak ...
Weah's trip from February 20 to 23 will be dedicated to "the challenges facing Liberia, especially economic growth and youth employment" as well as the "role of sport as a factor of development", the French presidency said. It will also be an opportunity for Macron "to start a partnership with a president who ...

"I only [survived] from Lutheran only because God wanted me to narrate this story," says Kartee. "I have suffered my whole life." The Lutheran massacre is the single worst atrocity of the Liberian civil war (1989-2003), where 600 unarmed civilians were killed by soldiers of the armed forces of Liberia (AFL).
"There are many things that we need to change and fill the gaps in order to improve and it's a team work approach." "Even me as the Minister cannot do that job alone. It would take all of the people in the health sector to correct some of the problems to help Liberia to become a better place to live," she said.
Philadelphia >> A 64-year-old man who fled his native war-torn Liberia nearly 20 years ago and now resides in Darby Township is being sued by an international human rights organization on behalf of four individuals who accuse him of hideous atrocities, according to documents filed Monday in the ...
A Yorkshire-based leadership coach is flying off later this year to participate in a project to boost economic development in Liberia. ... "Natasha joined in 2016 with the mission to create a leadership project that would bring people to Liberia to learn about themselves as leaders, through acts of service on ...
The former UNMIL workers comprise of employees from Liberia's 15 counties that have allegedly served the mission since 2003. Speaking to FrontPageAfrica on Friday February 9, the spokesperson for the aggrieved workers threatened that they will gather next time at Pan African Plaza to protest with their ...
"We have experienced technicians, we provide high quality technology and show the Liberian workers how to use these advance equipment, and we also bring our management experience to the working group to help them adopt to high standard," says David Chen, the CHEC's Liberia branch manager.
The project began as a local effort, and the new eye clinic will be funded for the Grand Bassa, Margibi, and Rivercross Counties in Liberia. This is the second eye clinic effort Newtown efforts will support. For years, the humanitarian-minded Ms King has been working closely with Robert Dolo, a cataract ...
Now, four survivors are bringing a claim for damages against one of the men they believe was responsible, reports Elizabeth Blunt who was a BBC correspondent in Liberia at the time. It was July 1990, and rebel fighters were advancing on the capital, Monrovia. President Samuel Doe was holed up in his ...
Monrovia - President George Manneh Weah has promised to build Liberia' first Military Teaching hospital exclusively for use by the army and other security forces. The Liberian leader made the promise today when he spoke at the 61st anniversary of armed forces Day (AFL), which is celebrated February ...
(Nairobi) - Liberia's new government should take prompt steps to pave the way for fair investigation and prosecution of serious past crimes committed during Liberia's brutal civil wars, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to President George Weah released today. Weah was elected in late December 2017, ...
Ms. Johnson Sirleaf governed Liberia, a small West African nation that was founded by freed slaves from the United States, for 12 years. When she left office last month and turned over power to George Weah, a former soccer star, it was the country's first peaceful, democratic transition of power in 73 years.

Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County - An eight-bedroom guesthouse, a five-classroom school and a palaver hut are major achievements of a community forest development committee (CFDC) of a community affected by a forest management contract (FMC) between the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) and ...
(The Vantage) - Sister Terese Wetta plans to start her yearlong mission in Liberia centered on education and healing for the people of Liberia. Courtesy photo, University Relations. Sister Terese Wetta, one of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, will be boarding a plane to Dallas today, headed to Amsterdam ...
It has been one week since Liberia's President George Weah delivered his State of the Nation address. In the absence of a comprehensive response from an opposition political party or civil society group, this op-ed is meant to fill that void and provide a response on behalf of millions of Liberians who are ...
Liberia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations His Excellency Ambassador Lewis Garseedah Brown, II, on Tuesday took over the chairmanship of the African Group of Ambassadors to the United Nations for the month of February. According to a dispatch from the United States, Ambassador ...
I told them that violence was not good and they should be willing to accept whatsoever results that will come from the elections for the good of Mama Liberia and our future," said Angeline Nyumah, a young woman from West Point who often visits the women's Health and Development Centre in the heart of ...
Tourism around the country is gearing up as Liberian investors made deep commitments to build infrastructure that will showcase the country's rich tourist industry and beckon holidaymakers to make their premises a home away from home. Leading the campaign is the Oragon Group of companies, owned ...
Monrovia - The government of Liberia has launched the National Center for the Coordination of the Response Mechanism-NCCRM, expressing appreciation to its regional and international partners for such milestone initiative. The initiative is an early warning response mechanism which alerts relevant ...
Congratulations on your election to the presidency of the Liberian government; indeed you continue to play a leading role in showing the world that in you Liberia has capacity. President Weah, your term in office begins at a time when Liberia is on the brink of bankruptcy, and news reports suggest that you ...
If doubts occurred to me prior to travelling to Liberia about the appropriateness of visiting somewhere with such a recent traumatic past, then I have a minor wobble on the highway into Monrovia. Driving to my hotel we pass a compound of white tents near Paynesville. My guide, James Korkollie, explains it ...
Mr. Samora Wolokollie suggested at the joint confirmation hearing that government must not over tax the business community, with expectation that the business community will in return pay its fair share of any legitimate tax that has been assessed in consonance with the Revenue Code of Liberia.
The World Bank Country manager pledges commitment to working with President Weah and to continue supporting Liberia. For his part, Liberia's finance Minister Samuel Tweh said the visit by the World Bank has reconfirmed its commitment to development here on the president's vision. On the World ...
USAID/Read Liberia, in collaboration with the Liberia Ministry of education, will conduct a five-day teachers Training Workshop for Grades 1 and 2 teachers and principals from selected public primary schools between February 5 and 9, 2018.
Gardnerville Township - After several years of closure due to poor infrastructure and land space, Christopolis University is set to reopen its doors to students. Dr. Nicodemus M. Solomon, head of the university, told FrontPageAfrica the university will begin admitting students March this year. Dr. Solomon said ...
He urges the President against starting things that will create argument and result into confusion, saying "Dual citizenship and the right for foreigners to own properties here in Liberia have not been the problem faced by this country. He insists that President Weah hasn't talked about the real problems that ...
Monrovia -- FrontPageAfrica has reliably learned that the US-based seismic data company, TGS NOPEC, has been financing the cash-strapped National oil company of Liberia for the last three years from money reportedly owed the government of Liberia. Multiple sources and documents in possession of ...
The founder of the Liberia diabetes Center located on Front Street in Monrovia, has disclosed that the Liberia Diabetes Center, will shortly begin a research study on the prevalence of diabetes in Liberia. James Momoh spoke recently during a chat with journalist from the United States said, the research ...
The Press Union of Liberia has strongly condemned violence carried out against Legislative Reporters on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 on the ground of the Capitol. The Union in s release said it is considering all options to address the cruel acts against the affected journalists. The release explained that ...
The Treasury announced that it is targeting a network of companies and individuals in Lebanon, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Liberia and other countries linked to Hezbollah financier Adham Tabaja. The sanctions freeze assets in the U.S. and prevent Americans from doing business with any of the six individuals ...
President George Manneh Weah has acknowledged the favorable response of rice importers to his request for reduction in the price of the nation's staple food. The rice importers have reduced the price of a 25kg bag by two United States dollars while the price of a 50kg bag is reduced by US$4. According ...
A release issued by the Ministry quotes the Officer in Charge Benson Garkpah Whea as saying, that the abuse committed by one Patience Doblah, a reported family member, violates the Domestic Violence Law of Liberia and possesses an upright affront to existing international human rights instruments ...
The General of the Salvation army Worldwide, Andre Cox is admonishing newly elected leaders of Liberia not to underestimate the recent peaceful transition that the country witnessed. Liberia on January 22, 2018, witnessed its first peaceful transition of power from one democratically elected government ...
Monrovia - The Liberia Muslim women Network in collaboration with other Muslim organizations have joined the world over in celebrating the World Hijab Day from across six counties, including Montserrado, Bassa, Bomi and Grand Cape Mount, Bong and Maryland counties. The celebration of the event ...
Liberia has received the overwhelming endorsement of the African Group of Ambassadors to the United Nations to chair the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly during the 73rd Session of the Assembly which begins in September. Formally referred to as the Special Political and Decolonization ...
Monrovia - students at Liberia's main institution of higher learning, the University of Liberia have gone on the rampage, calling for the removal of the university's president, Dr. Ophelia Weeks. Burning tires and holding up banners in protests Friday, the students charged that administrators were preventing ...
Even though it is one of Africa's poorest countries, being a highly placed Liberian lawmaker or cabinet members is a lucrative gig. But that could soon change. New president George Weah may have set the ball rolling for reduction in government salaries by taking a 25% pay-cut himself. Weah says he's ...
Liberia's President George Weah has called for the removal of a "racist" clause in the Constitution which restricts citizenship to black people. The clause was "unnecessary, racist and inappropriate", the ex-football star said in his first State of the Nation address since being elected president. He also pledged ...
The Liberia Electricity corporation (LEC) has announced a Management Services Contract (MSC) with ESB International. The contract, according to an LEC statement issued last week, constitutes successful conclusion of a two-year process that began in October 2016 with the ratification of the ...
Liberia's President George Manneh Weah has expressed gratitude over the worm reception he received from his counterparts at the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It was his first presidential travel outside Liberia following his inauguration on 22 January. Upon his return to Liberia on ...
Monrovia - The National public health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) has observed its First Anniversary underscoring significant achievements in the last 12 months since its enactment into Law by a 2017 Act. It was passed into law by the 53rd Legislature in Dec 2016; signed by Former President Ellen ...
Monrovia - The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) on Friday January 26, 2018 joined the world over to celebrate International World Customs Day. The celebration was a global event intended to recognize the role of customs officials and agencies in maintaining border security with a focus on the working ...
Liberia needs a workable but uncompromising system that will make the country an asylum free from abuse, and corruption. Anything less is not only detrimental to us as a people but to the future unborn generation of our country. I must also state here that most of our country's dependable natural resources ...
The West African nation of 4.6 million people has been ravaged by civil war, the ebola virus and corruption and hasn't had a democratic transfer of power since 1944. After Sirleaf took office in January 2006 as Liberia's first elected female President, she oversaw years of peace and stability despite festering ...
On Monday, Liberia inaugurated a new president and the nation's first female vice president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ended her presidency the way she began it--shattering precedent. The first woman to be elected president of an African nation has become the first Liberian president in 44 years to yield ...


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