THIS IS NOT THE FIRST time, President Weah – or any Liberian leader for that matter has made agriculture a centerpiece agenda item. “Success of these depends on the performance of all stakeholders in the agriculture sector,” said President Weah. PRESIDENT WEAH went on to say that he expects improvement every year due to the quality of products exhibited at the fair. BEYOND WORDS, President Weahs’ biggest challenge would lie on how his administration emphasizes action and implementation over mere words. WHAT LIBERIA HAS GOING for it is a favorable climate and fertile soil for cocoa and rice production.
February 15, 2021 08:48 UTC
Mr. Fahnbulleh, in his assessment report by the Board, reportedly deemed him incompetent – something which Cllr. Gbala has allegedly been involved with since taking over as Vice Chairman of the LACC. Gbala’s part does not exhibit good character and therefore, makes him unfit to serve as vice chairman of the LACC as inscribed in Part 6, Section 6.3 of the LACC’s Act of 2008. Fahnbulleh: “Mr. Fahnbulleh having equipped the program manager with his pieces of evidence and list of contacts on the allegations for verification, has instructed him (program manager) to submit his findings to the executive chairperson, Cllr.
February 15, 2021 08:48 UTC
MONROVIA – The Ministry of Health in partnership with the Liberia Crusaders for Peace has launched a nationwide community engagement and dialogue on immunization initiative. The latest round of the routine immunization exercise will kick off from February 24 to the 28, 2021. The Ministry of Health is partnering with the Liberia Crusaders for Peace to take community engagement and dialogue on immunization across the 15 counties. She said routine immunization is the most efficient, sustainable and reliable way of preventing children from getting sick and keeping them healthy. Some of the groups in attendance included the Liberia Marketing Association (LMA), the National Governors Council of Liberia, National Council of Chiefs of Liberia, the Rural Women of Liberia, National Muslim Council, and the Liberia Council of Churches.
February 15, 2021 08:41 UTC
Weah to Turn over in Bong County on First County Tour Despite US$1.8M Development FundKokoyah District, Bong County – Not a single project will be dedicated during president George Mannah Weah’s three-day tour of Bong county despite his government dishing out a whopping US$ 1.8 million in Social Development Funds to fund projects from January 2018 to January 2021. This is happening amid lingering claims of mismanagement of county’s funds by the chairman of Bong county Project Management Committee Steven Mulbah and Bong’s Fiscal Superintendent, Paul Sulunteh. Ansu Sesay, manager of the Sesay Brothers Construction Firm, has been at the center of controversy for receiving funds from the county without undertaking a project. In March 2019, Sesay received US$ 9,000 for the construction of a clinic in Baryarta Town, Jorquelleh District Two and hasn’t constructed the clinic. Sesay’s failure to construct the clinic and the bridge projects in Baryarta has provoked uproar from residents of the town.
February 15, 2021 08:37 UTC
Geneva – The trial of a former Liberian rebel leader arrested in Switzerland for alleged war crimes during Liberia’s first civil war will start its second important phase on February 15, 2021, Human Rights Watch said today. He is the first Liberian to be put on trial for alleged war crimes committed during the first Liberian civil war, from 1989 to 1996. It also addresses the trial’s implications for domestic justice in Liberia and touches on overall efforts in Switzerland to investigate and prosecute serious crimes under international law. When the landmark trial formally opened, the court addressed preliminary procedural challenges and began hearing from the accused. Kosiah was arrested on November 10, 2014, in Switzerland, where he had been living since 1999, for his alleged role in war crimes between 1993 and 1995 in Lofa County, northwest Liberia.
February 15, 2021 08:33 UTC
Speaking in an interview with FrontPageAfrica over the weekend, Mr. Watson’s lawyer, Counselor, Alhaji Swaliho Sesay, claimed that Mr. Taylor had two voter registration cards with different identification numbers. He maintained that the Mr. Taylor was only needed to change or replace his old lost or damaged voter registration card, instead of re-registering as a new voter to partake in the election. Mr. Watson denied reports that he was engaged by elders of the county to forgo his decision to institute a lawsuit against the process. “When I lost my voting card, in 2020 candidate nomination started from September 1-21. Section 3.5 of the election law states that: “Each voter, after his/her name has been entered on the registration roll, shall be given a registration card by the registrar.
February 15, 2021 08:26 UTC
GANTA, Nimba County – Police in Ganta, Nimba county have arrested and charged Nimba county Inspector for buying an AG Yamaha motorbike stolen from a social worker in the county. During the course of recovering the motorbike, Marck Gblinwon wasdeveloped as a suspect for buying the motorbike from a notorious criminal from Grand Gedeh county. Gblinwon was arrested on Thursday, February 12, 2021 for receiving stolen property, a first-degree theft of property. ” I was at my house when Bobby Kimen came along with his friend and told me that they were selling a Yamaha motorbike. When I asked them for the receipt if the motorbike they declined,” he said.
February 15, 2021 08:26 UTC
The academic symposium was organized by the Office of the Dean of THE College of Social Sciences and Humanities (Liberia College) in partnership with Academic Affairs. This exercise is the vivid reflection of the President of the University of Liberia, Prof. Dr. Julius J.S. Liberia College (College of Social Sciences and Humanities) was founded on an agenda of social responsibility to the Liberian Society and the world to provide educational access to the nation and other nationals across the globe. In 1951, Liberia College and the William V. S. Tubman Teachers’ College merged to form the University of Liberia through the Trustees of Donations for Education in Liberia (TDEL), based in the United States of America. Established as a degree-earned College, the Liberia College which serves as a flagship College of the University of Liberia is regarded as an integral part of the University.
February 15, 2021 08:03 UTC
Dee – Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr., Madam Chikukwa, a Zimbabwean national, thanked Minister Kemayah for the opportunity afforded her to present her credentials. She explained that UNAIDS is not an agency, but it is a program of the UN to coordinate HIV response in Liberia. Madam Chikukwa assured Minister Kemayah of UNAIDS’ commitment for the HIV response, saying right now there is quite a lot of anxiety for HIV responses and other global priorities. With Covid crisis ongoing around the world, Madam Chikukwa stated that she does not know how the world is going to look like. President George Manneh Weah, welcomed Madam Chikukwa to Liberia, telling her that Liberia is a land of hospitality.
February 15, 2021 08:02 UTC
A few would be Representatives Acarous Moses Gray and this very Speaker, Mr. I guess refusing to pay your staff is a CDC Pro-Poor economic policy. George Manneh Weah, his new added title by his moneymen Samuel Tweah. Are the radio stations still playing the CDC 2017 presidential campaign national anthem, “Countty Giant Coming, Yor Move From the Road?? As for the fake Harvard University graduate, Amara Konneh, he too promised to create 20,000 new jobs his first 90 days on the job.
February 15, 2021 07:41 UTC
More damaging is the concern that has emerged overtime as to whether Senator Dillon’s reactions to the two events manifests his idiosyncrasy or illumination. According to sources, Musa Bility was banned by football governing body FIFA for 10 years and fined $500,000 for breaching its code of ethics. In the same year, Senator Dillon called on the president to dismiss the controversial Nigerian as head of the country’s anti-corruption commission. Based on the Bility and Nwabudike scenarios, one is apt to perceive the endorsement of Bility is Dillon’s weakness, or idiosyncrasy. The Charge for Sen. DillonFellow Liberians, the act of electing, endorsing and appointing without due diligence is not phenomenal to Senator Dillon.
February 15, 2021 07:30 UTC
Montgomery, a former FIFA-badge referee, will be assisted by Gambia’s Omar Sallah (referee), Omar Darboe (assistant referee #1), Sulayman Sosseh (assistant referee #2) and Lamin N. Jammeh (fourth official) and Nigeria’s Ozi Salami Adbulrahim Onimisi. The February 21,2021 assignment for Montgomery is his second match, having served as commissionerin the first round qualifying tie between Ivory Coast’s Racing Club Abidjan and Togo’s ASKO Kara on 29 November 2020. Doe also served as assistant referee in the match Senegal against Guinea Bissau . Others include Guinea’s Abdoulaye Manet (referee), Sierra Leone’s Ibrahim Bah (assistant referee #2) and Bangura Swahib (fourth official); Guinea’s Aboubacar Doumbouya (referee assessor) and Gambia’s Jammeh Bojang (match commissioner). It was Doe’s third game, having served as assistant referee during the opening match and in Mali’s 5-0 win over Sierra Leone on 7 February.
February 15, 2021 07:18 UTC
Monrovia — The Liberia Basketball Association (LBA) has ended a two-day coaching Clinic for Coaches of the first, second and female divisions of the National Basketball League. Coach Jallah, who holds a double Master’s Degree in Coaching, is a former head coach of the Liberia National Basketball team. For his part, NPA Coach Raphael Quaye, speaking on behalf of the Coaches, welcomed the coaching clinic and thanked the organizers of the two-day meeting. Meanwhile, Coach Jallah said he has observed a lot of poor decisions in the First Division Games. And we need to work on it to improve the quality of the game,” Coach Jallah said.
February 15, 2021 07:07 UTC
MONROVIA – Lwopu Mae-Bruce’s husband makes everyday feel like Valentine’s Day – and for 40 years the couple has shared a strong relationship “worthy of the most romantic poems”. The 65-year-old woman is still madly in love with a man she met after the coup in 1980. Both say there was a definite attraction when they met the first time. Bruce, 71, remembers a very attractive woman in those early days, adding the seeds of that love started early. He was supportive when I wanted to get higher education and I was supportive when he went for his masters.
February 14, 2021 19:41 UTC
TAMPERE, Finland – Gibril Massaquoi’s frustration at facing war crimes charges that could send him to jail for life came through on his second day of testimony Friday. Massaquoi denies all charges, saying he was not in Liberia when the alleged crimes took place. In the second half of 2002, Massaquoi’s meetings with OTP representatives in Sierra Leone were frequent. It also provided immunity from prosecution for the role he had played in the conflict in Sierra Leone. Next steps take the court to Liberia and Sierra LeoneThe court will now travel to Liberia and Sierra Leone, where they expect to hear from up to 80 witnesses.
February 13, 2021 17:48 UTC