The Central Bank of Liberia fails to supply money into the economy as one of its keys functions. It didn’t help but worsened Zimbabwe economy. If the Central Bank of Liberia and Ministry of Finance and Development Planning don’t act swiftly then Liberia is the next example. Even now, Zimbabwe economy is still suffering. Like Zimbabwe, Liberia is heavily dependent on exports of raw materials and largely import every basis commodity.
December 28, 2020 20:03 UTC
Qualified females are overlooked for promotion or sensitive legal assignment or cases for fear of women being overly independent in legal and moral responsibilities. Considering this milestone and a huge gender equity achievement, there is a need for a lot more improvement. The desire to enhance and upgrade women participation in national growth and development should not be limited to high level national platform, but the establishment of strong grass-root, indigenous undertaking amongst our semi-literate and illiterate larger community. She has a long working as an advocate as women and Children’s human rights lawyer. She is committed to advocating for the rights of Women and children in Liberia and the World at large.
December 28, 2020 09:33 UTC
MONROVIA – Several Liberians who purchased tickets for the Liberia Crusaders for Peace (LCP) raffle under the theme ‘Prevenient Grace Raffle Draw’ as well as ordinary citizens that graced the final raffle draw on December 24, 2020, were proud recipients of prizes and gifts presented to them as Christmas gifts. The raffle draw was held in two categories, with category-one featuring four prizes including a 50-inch Flat Screen Television, a Chester Freezer, one 18,000 BTU Air Conditioner and one Bed Set. She narrated that the first draw was held March 16, 2019 at which time people won prizes including Macro-waves, a Generator and a Motorbike. “On October 24, 2019, the third draw was held and people won coat-wear comprising accessories pieces, a gas cooker, a sewing machine and a home Theater.”Amb. The December 24, 2020 final raffle draw which was interspersed with spontaneous questions posed to on-lookers gracing the occasion as a yardstick to win gifts including cash, T-shirts.
December 28, 2020 09:33 UTC
MONROVIA – The African Youth Peer Review Committee (AYPRC) in collaboration with the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at the University of Houston Clear Lake, United States of America, has provided books and other food items to two orphanages in Margibi County as part of the festive season celebration. The two orphanages which benefited from the gesture include: the Peter W. SayKlon Orphanage Home and the Children Future Orphanage Home. “The Peter W. SayKlon Orphanage home is highly appreciative for coming to identify with our kids during such festive season. For his part, the head of the Children Future Orphanage Home, Samuel D. Winnie thanked AYPRL and her partner for the gesture, describing it as timely. Others are: Francis M. S. Magbie (VPA Children Future Orphanage), Moses G. Togba (VPI Children Future Orphanage), Samuel D. Winnie (Principal, Children Future Orphanage), Christiana F. Blamo (Teacher) and Hallowanga B. K. Pewu (Dean of Student, Children Future Orphanage).
December 28, 2020 09:22 UTC
Neil Bradley in group photo with DG Macauley and DirectorsMONROVIA – The British Ambassador Accredited to Monrovia, H.E. Neil Bradley made a courtesy visit to the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL), on December 22, 2020. According to her, the core function of the institute is to prevent and control public health threats in the country. She also indicated that the establishment of NPHIL was a result of the after-action review of the Ebola outbreak that recommended the establishment of a public health institute. Neil Bradley said he was happy to visit NPHIL as part of his courtesy visit tour since he arrived in Liberia in August of 2020.
December 28, 2020 09:22 UTC
In her first 30 days in office as Deputy Public Works Minister for Technical Services, the firebrand female technocrat toured all six counties in the southeastern part of the country: Rivercess, Sinoe, Grand Gedeh, Grand Kru, Maryland and River Gee Counties. The objective of travel, amongst many things, was principally to follow up on various road projects across the country, beginning with the southeast that experienced perennial road deficits and hold-ups. While in the southeast, she paid courtesy visits at various project sites including the Fish Town-Harper Road Project, Harper-Karloken, Karloken-Fish Town and Fish Town-Kelipo. In the wake of the passing of then Public Works Minister, Hon. As Acting Minister, Hon.
December 28, 2020 09:11 UTC
“Sooner or Later, We Will Not Find Liberian Dollars to Use” – Min. Minister McGill made these comments in a live video interview with reporters over the week end. He attributed the scarcity of the Liberian dollars on the local market to the mutilation of majority of the local currency. Sooner or little, we will not have Liberian dollars to use again because the kind of Liberian dollars we having. We can’t find the Liberian dollars because, majority of the Liberian dollars rotten”.
December 27, 2020 20:26 UTC
MONROVIA – Renowned Liberian humanitarian, Dr. Daniel E. Cassell has awarded a four-year each university scholarship to the children of the deceased auditor of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Albert Peters. Dr. Cassell is the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Dr. Cassell’s Foundation in Liberia. The gesture to the children of Albert is an extended of a previous scholarship awarded to his younger child at the secondary level. Making the presentation on Christmas Eve in Monrovia, Dr. Cassell disclosed that his move to identify with the widow and children of the fallen Liberian auditor was based on Christian principles and patriotism. For their part, the beneficiaries commended Dr. Cassell for taking full responsibility of the cost of their university studies.
December 27, 2020 19:30 UTC
Pipeline Community, Paynesville – The Lena Marshall Foundation on the eve of Christmas distributed food parcels amongst a group of women and children in the Pipeline community Paynesville outside of Monrovia. Miss Reeves stated that one of the main objectives of the foundation was to help the less privileged in the society. “We also render services to young women and the disable community as well,” stated Reeves. Giving an overview of the Foundation, the Founder, Madame Lena Marshall stated that her team set up the Foundation to help women, girls, and children in low and middle-income countries to make their lives better. “I chose our ambassador Sarah Güsten-Marr to represent LMF because she is a wonderful inspiration to so many women and children.
December 27, 2020 18:33 UTC
Before I enter my name into nomination, it is important that I undergo the consultative process with those who will actually be electing the deputy speaker,” he said. The Deputy Speaker post was made vacant by the election of Rep. Before I enter my name into nomination, it is important that I undergo the consultative process with those who will actually be electing the deputy speaker.” Rep. J. Fonati Koffa, Chairman, Judiciary Committee. For him, Rep. Koffa is well-matched for the leadership post. Who Is Rep. Koffa?
December 27, 2020 13:41 UTC
Cestos City, Rivercess County- A polling staff identified as Rancy Fanciah, assigned in Rivercess County has admitted that over 40 valid votes belonging to senatorial candidate Steve Tequah were counted invalid. Mr. Tequah, who came second in the race behind former Superintendent Wellington Gevon Smith, the declared winner, had complained that several votes cast in his favor were marked invalid at several polling places in the county. Fanciah, who served as a presiding officer at the Wruah Town voting precinct, is heard telling the Election Magistrate of Rivercess County in an audio recording that the polling staff were forced to declare Mr. Tequah’s votes invalid because of pressure from some of Mr. Smith’s supporters. “Following the close of the voting process, we decided to do sorting and counting at which time we called the attention of the parties’ agents. According to the NEC, Tequah came second in the county’s senatorial race behind declared winner Wellington Gevon Smith with 116 votes.
December 24, 2020 23:48 UTC
Monrovia – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency’s Regional Bureau Director for West and Central Africa, Madam Millicent Mutuli has completed a humanitarian assessment mission of refugees arriving from Côte d’Ivoire into Liberia, especially concentrated in the areas of Nimba and Grand Gedeh counties. She was accompanied by the Executive Director of the Liberia Refugee Repatriation Resettlement Commission (LRRRC) Hon. Festus R. B. Logan and UNHCR Liberia Country Representative, Madam Roseline Okoro between Friday 4 December – Sunday 6 December 2020. The UNHCR Regional Director also had the honor of the UN Resident Coordinator, Mr. Kingsley Opoku Amaning to accompany her during her visit to Behwalay in Nimba County. The field mission was part of the UNHCR Regional Director’s visit to Liberia where she held meetings with various line ministries.
December 24, 2020 12:33 UTC
Paynesville – The Government of Liberia, with support from the European Union and the Swedish Embassy has presented laptops and other digital learning equipment to 78 TVET instructors at public vocational institutions across Liberia. The support is geared at strengthening teachers’ capacities from a manual system of preparing for classroom activities to a modern system. Sheriff told FrontPageAfrica Wednesday that the training is a five-year project targeting TVET teachers in some counties across Liberia. “I am gratified to TVET teachers who made it through the vetting process and will have the opportunity to travel to Kenya or Zambia for studies,” Kaspers averred. “We hope that you can serve upon return as instructors in TVET schools and as master trainers for vocational instructor training that will be established with support from programmed at BWI and other campuses,” Kaspers said.
December 24, 2020 00:11 UTC
“Therefore, let the government postpone the Christmas because we do not know where our money has gone. Guinea, Ivory Coast and Ghana are not using our money, so where is our money going? No money in the banks and no money in the ATM machines, can you imagine?” she stated. Therefore the Government should try to put things into place regarding this money business, so bankers can get their money from banks and ATM machines,” she said. He thinks the money isn’t circulating because these big business people are keeping the money in their various homes instead of the banks.
December 23, 2020 23:48 UTC
FrontPage Africa/Harry BrowneSALAYEA, Lofa County – Rural towns and villages are now using ForestLink, a new app, to track illicit forest operations and deforestation across Liberia, including illegal logging and mining, and poaching in their communities. However, 22 local monitors have trained to operate the mobile technology in 12 forest communities, according to him. “We have over 100 forest communities that we have to reach with this technology,” Harris says. FrontPage Africa/Harry BrowneHopeLiberia has a bloody history with illegal logging, which is still an issue today. The 2006 National Forestry Reform Law of Liberia gives communities the right to participate and benefit from their forest resources.
December 23, 2020 23:37 UTC