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... and were received by officials. “The donation was based upon a request from the Liberian government,” said Minister Elias Shoniyin. The food assistance would help alleviate the hardship that the continuous rise in the price of rice, a staple food in Liberia, has brought on ordinary citizens, Shoniyin said.
The Liberia Media Center (LMC) has begun the immediate tracking of the 150 Day Deliverables of the Government of Liberia's Pro-Poor Agenda. The purpose, according to LMC Executive Director, Samuel Duworko, is to ensure that the CDC led – Government fulfills its promises to Liberians. Mr. Duworko ...

Outlining the NAP's priorities at the launch, the EPA's new Executive Director, Nathaniel T. Blama, Sr. noted that Liberia is the first country that have started the implementation of NAP; even though the country received approval alongside the Republic of Nepal. “The strategic priorities of the NAP are to ...
The draft recast budget submitted to the legislature by the Executive Branch of government proffered significant cuts in the purchase of fuel for the operations of government. The 55 percent cut on fuel across all government institutions except the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), medical facilities, the ...
In March of last year, Liberia submitted its peacebuilding plan, led by national actors, including the Government, all political parties, civil society, together with UNMIL and the UN Country Team. I welcome these efforts, which have the full support of the Peacebuilding Commission. The Liberian government ...
According to a Foreign Ministry release, Mr. Akbar urged the Liberian government to make use of 100 scholarships, which it provided through its Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) program. Officers of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) are expected, too, to form part of the beneficiaries of ...

They want the Liberian government to allocate the land for the construction of the Mahatma Gandhi Convention Center, at no cost to them (Indians). The Indians also asked from their friends in Liberia, “The details concerning scope and size of the Mahatma Gandhi Convention Center (seating capacity, ...
Monrovia – The government of Liberia represented by Ministry of Public Works and UNICEF-Liberia have signed a US$5 million dollars annual work plan. The signing ceremony took place on Monday, February 26, 2018 at the Ministry of Public Works, on Lynch Street in Monrovia. Public Works Minister ...
We want them to desist from such act and allow this government to take shape,” a very senior official close to the President remarked. He doesn't want his name mention as he was one of those who had campaigned with the President in the Southeast, including Grand Gedeh County. Mr. Sokan, who is the ...
President George Weah's new appointments in government and the Sierra Leone elections dominate the headlines of Liberian newspapers on Monday. ... (Daily Observer); How Will President Trump's 25% Tariff On Steel Affect Liberia: DEEP IMPACT (FrontPage); Muslim Cleric Fear's Mau Mau Repilca…
Nagbe is one of the ministers in the administration of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf accused of preaching and promoting division among the three branches of government (Executive, Legislature and Judiciary). He is also being accused of propagating good image of the Executive Branch of government where he ...
Members of the CCM include representatives from government, the private sector, technical partners, civil society, faith-based organizations, people living with the diseases, and developmental partners. In Liberia, the CCM called, the Liberia Coordinating Mechanism (LCM) is responsible to coordinate the ...
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 ...
According to the Association of Liberia owned Operated Companies, the MOU was signed by the Government of Liberia by and thru the Ministry of Transport represented by Tornolah Varpilah, former Minister of Transport and Amara Konneh, Minister of Finance who are referred to as GoL and the ...
He however quoted the Vice President Hon. Jewel Howard-Taylor as asking the relevant government entities to ensure that safety measures are followed in the usage of the vessel. The NIKO IVANKA is said to have been licensed by the Liberia Maritime Authority to serve the Liberian Ports of Buchanna, ...
Speaking at the first meeting with the United Nations and other development partners in the country held at the Pan African Plaza in Sinkor Tuesday, the new MFDP boss disclosed that over the next few weeks the government and partners will have to design a roadmap for the new framework. “We have the ...
Monrovia – Twenty-nine representatives of diplomatic missions accredited to Liberia Tuesday, February 13, met with His Excellency Mr. Gbehzohngar ... He rolled out the focus of the Foreign Ministry under his watch which he said it is going to be, in line with the Liberian government's “pro-poor policy,” the ...

"There is no Liberian Embassy here in Sudan,” said detainee Sylvester P. Scott, Jr, in a video circulating on the Internet. ... “We are just here behind bars and we only go out by 5 a.m. every morning for counting and get back in by 3:30 p.m. We are suffering; if the Liberia government does not come to our aid, ...
With funding from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) and the African Development Fund (ADF), the Government of Liberia (GOL), through the Smallholder Agricultural Productivity Enhancement and Commercialization (SAPEC) Project of the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA),has ...
The Liberian leader said when built, the facility “will be the first ever Military Hospital built in Liberia.” He added that the hospital will “be equipped with modern facilities, and will be staffed by highly trained medical personnel.” Greeted by thunderous applauds from the men and women in arms, government ...
Hassan Bility, who heads the Global Justice and Research Project in Monrovia, said he was pleased with the latest development. "For 27 years the survivors of this massacre have fought and laboured for justice without success, and nobody has been paying any attention - not the Liberian government, not ...
In 2012, a fellow Nobel laureate, Leymah Gbowee, quit in frustration as the head of the Liberia's reconciliation initiative and criticized Ms. Johnson Sirleaf for hiring her sons for high-level government posts and failing to tackle graft and corruption. Last month, her party expelled her and accused her of ...
Ms King said the three parties overseeing the new eye clinic project — the Lions Club International Foundation, the New Sight Eye Center, and the Liberian government — each have clear roles and responsibilities. After five years the clinic will solely be overseen by the Liberian government. “I think it is ...
CHEC was contracted by the Liberian government to build and expand the West African nation's main international airport located about 56 kilometer outside the capital, Monrovia. It is a new airport terminal project funded by a US$50 million loan from the Export-Import Bank of China. “We have experienced ...
Article 54 of the Liberian constitution gives the President the powers to appoint at his will and pleasure. This includes “all cabinet ministers, deputy and assistant cabinet ministers, ambassadors, ministers and consuls, superintendents of counties and other government officials, both military and civilian.”.
FILE- In this Saturday, Dec.17, 2016 file photo, former Liberia President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is photographed after the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government summit in Abuja, Nigeria. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation says it has awarded the $5 million African Leadership prize to former Liberian President ...
The Liberian government, according the 25-year concession agreement signed in 2011 with the APM Terminals, gave the Dutch company exclusive rights ... On Thursday, the customs brokers association in Liberia staged a protest at the Freeport of Monrovia citing several issues as grievance including the ...
However, former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the UP-led government were unable to truly deliver for the Liberian People. In that piece, I advanced that “Small businesses are at the mercy of big corporations in Liberia [including foreigners' monopoly on our economy. Small businesses are the ...
Monrovia – The government of Liberia has launched the National Center for the Coordination of the Response Mechanism-NCCRM, expressing ... from donor funding for the initial first two years, as the Liberian government will be required to provide operational support to enhance the work of the center.
A release from the Liberian Embassy in Abuja says Xinhua, the official news agency of the People's Republic of China, also intends to facilitate economic information with the National Investment Commission (NIC) of Liberia. According to the release, Xinhua made the disclosure when two of its African ...
At the well-attended meeting, President Weah encouraged the representatives of LIBA to develop constructive and mutually agreeable conversation in order to improve the processes that will be accommodating to Liberian businesses. The Liberian leader said his government would like to form partnership ...
Perhaps Sirleaf's defining legacy will be the improved rights of Liberian women and girls. Female voters powered Sirleaf to victory; the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace movement, which helped end Liberia's second civil war in 2003, was among her strongest political backers. During her tenure ...
Monrovia – The government of Liberia has launched the National Center for the Coordination of the Response Mechanism-NCCRM, expressing ... supported from donor funding for the initial first two years, as the Liberian government will be required to provide operational support to enhance the work of the ...
Monrovia – On this International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the government of Liberia, United Nations (UN) and civil society call for stronger actions to end the harmful practice of FGM and to address its impact on the well-being of women and girls in Liberia. Female Genital ...
MONROVIA, February 2, 2018 – The World Bank and the Government of Liberia have signed a $24.67 million grant agreement for the Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation (PRSDPO-IV) for Liberia. This agreement comprises a $20 million grant from the International ...
Monrovia – The World Bank has provided its first development support to the new Government of Liberia headed by His Excellency President George M. Weah with the signing of an IDA Grant Agreement amounting to US$ 24.7million between the Bank and the Liberian Government. Finance and ...
Monrovia – The World Bank has provided its first development support to the new Government of Liberia headed by President George Weah with the signing of an IDA grant agreement amounting to US$24.7 million between the Bank and the Liberian Government. Finance and Development Planning ...
It is a common practice in Liberia that top government officials and those who can afford to seek medical attention outside of the country because the ... The facility will further enable technology and specialized skills transfer to local Liberian medical technicians thereby contributing to capacity building as ...
Also paying courtesy call on the Liberian leader was Ghanaian President, H.E. Nana Ado Dankwa Akufo-Addo and delegation on his first day of work. The Ghanaian leader expressed gratitude to the Government and people of Liberia for the warm hospitality accorded he and delegation while in Liberia.
In Western Countries the function of the opposition is to compel thought, to expose some of the dangers of the policies of the government and to exhort the government to change these policies which are dangerous. But in Liberia, few opposition parties can claim the achievement of either compelling ...
Mr. Cherue and his deputies' decision to leave the ministry come after President George Weah announced that all Director of Human Resource should supervise all ministries and public corporations as he forms his new government. At the ceremony Wednesday, Cllr. Cherue said they were stepping aside ...
Bringing the alleged culprits back to Liberia on the strength of the 'extradition treaty' became a hotly debated issue across the country, with the Liberian justice authorities publicly stating that they had filed an extradition request to the US government through the Department of State and that negotiations ...
First, Weah must ensure that 25 percent of government contracts go to successful Liberian-owned enterprises through competitive bidding. ... Weah will have to build an industrial base in Liberia by insisting that foreign companies work with his government to establish wood, rubber, palm oil, and steel rod ...
The Director General of the General Services Agency (GSA) of Liberia, Mary Broh has shed light on ongoing seizure of government vehicles, while rejecting ... using state owned vehicles has now ended based on the mandate of the Liberian leader to take possession of all government owned vehicles.
Speaking on behalf of the Government of Liberia, the Deputy Minister of Health and Liberia's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Francis Kateh commended MSF for ... He is optimistic that in the five-year period of the project, they will identify one or two Liberian trainees who will learn pediatric surgery, practice at the ...
Within days, the presidency of Liberia's first woman president will officially come to an end, and many are wondering and maybe anxiously waiting as to how observers, particularly historians, will rate the presidency of Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. As compared to her male counterparts, the Sirleaf ...
Ahead of the official handover of power from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to President-elect George Manneh Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change, a local pro-democracy group, People United for Change (PUFC), is warning out-going government officials not to loot the country's assets.
Monrovia - With less than two weeks to the end of its constitutional mandate, the government of Liberia, through the General Service Agency (GSA) has begun impounding government vehicles. Since the beginning of the operation in Monrovia, fleets of government vehicles can be seen parked at several ...
If you were education minister in such a country, you might be tempted to try a big, bold, experiment - and that is exactly what the government has done, with Liberia's high profile and sometimes controversial Partnership Schools for Liberia programme. Liberian ministers, including Education Minister ...
MONROVIA, Liberia — After allegations of election fraud and a delayed runoff that raised fears about a constitutional crisis, Vice President Joseph Boakai of Liberia accepted defeat in the country's presidential election on Friday and offered his support to the new government. “I congratulate the winner, ...


 

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