Minister Tarr presents cash to a beneficiary in Sass Town, Grand Kru CountySass Town Grand Kru – Thousands of beneficiary households of the Gender Ministry’s Social Cash Transfer Program are currently receiving cash in Grand Kru and Maryland counties. The unconditional cash transfers are intended to support beneficiary households’ livelihood and help raise their standard of living. PartnershipThe Social Cash Transfer Program is a component of the Liberia Social Safety Nets Project (LSSN), financed by the World Bank and FCDO/UKaid. “I am happy that more women are cash recipients and are here representing their households on this program. The initiative is led by the Ministry’s Social Cash Transfer (SCT) Program, under the Liberia Social Safety Nets Project (LSSN), Financed by Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO/UKaid) and the World Bank.
March 04, 2021 11:03 UTC
MONROVIA — Following months of restituting monies “criminally” received from the Government of Liberia (GOL), the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) has finally cleared Montserrado County district 15 Representative Abu Bana Kamara. of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) is to prevent, investigate, and prosecute cases of corruption among public officials. The LACC, in its conclusion warned that Representative Kamara should be charged in keeping with “Sub chapter D. Theft and Related Offenses. The LACC pointed out that it has cleared Representative Kamara because, he has finally completed the payment of the funds fraudulently taken from the Liberian government. The decision taken to call on Representative Kamara to restitute monies he defrauded the government and subsequent clear him appears to be a new phenomenon in Liberia.
March 04, 2021 08:26 UTC
Woryan Town, Margibi County – As part of efforts to promote agriculture, the Bill Rogers Youths Foundation (BRYF) has included the growing of varieties of crops on a portion of the land that was given to the organization for the construction of BRYF Sports Academy in Woryan Town, Margibi County. The Bill Rogers Youth Foundation (BRYF) is a not-for-profit organization and was founded in 2004. Emmanuel Kpoto is the president of the Bill Rogers Youth Foundation. According to Kpoto, income generated from the farm is used to empower women in Woryan Town, Margibi County. As a Humanitarian in the USA, he came as far from Chicago to grace the harvesting of one of the crops on the farm,” BRYF president said.
March 04, 2021 08:23 UTC
CEMESP will also, design and launch a competition targeting high schools and youth in communities in Greater Monrovia and organize joint actions on World Earth day and world environment day. Mr Joseph also expressed hope that after the training the journalists “will be equipped with the required skills” they need to report effectively on waste management and the environment. On Feb 2, 2021, CEMESP was awarded a six months Contract by the United Nations Office for Projects (UNOPS) . Making remarks on behalf of City Alliance, the head of Outreach and Education Yondeh Moore said the idea behind the training sterns from the fact that journalists are not versed with terminologies used in reporting on solid waste management and the environment. “Going forward,” she said, “we hope to have reporters in the greater Monrovia area developed their capacities concerning solid waste management and climate resilience journalism”.
March 04, 2021 08:13 UTC
County Education Officer of the Montserrado County School System Madam Cecel Tartee Reeves Speaking to Graduates at the Maryann Cheeseman School of Home Economics and Cosmetology 49th Graduation CeremonyMonrovia — County Education Officer of the Montserrado County School System Madam Cecel Tartee Reeves has called on graduates of the Maryann Cheeseman School of Home Economics and Cosmetology to use what they have learned and change their society for good. The County Education Officer of the Montserrado County School System made the remark over the weekend when she served as guest speaker for the 49th graduation ceremony of the Maryann Cheeseman School of Home Economics and Cosmetology. To all those who contributed to the success of these graduates, I say thank you; keep on the good work to help transform the minds of our people.”The Maryann Cheeseman School of Home Economics and Cosmetology were established and are managed by the Liberian government. The County Education Officer of the Montserrado County School system says vocational and technical education is the solution to Liberia’s illiteracy problem. Sellee added: “Maryann Cheeseman is challenging you the beneficiaries to take seriously this training by practicing what you have learned if you failed society will be the judge – that you refused to utilize the skills achieved to change the community and country you reside.”
March 04, 2021 07:18 UTC
Monrovia – The visiting Japanese Ambassador accredited to Liberia, His Excellency HIMENO Tsutomu, has disclosed that work on the Somalia Drive, soon to be renamed the ‘Japan Freeway’ is expected to be completed in May 2021. The Japanese Envoy indicated that His Government is very pleased with progress being made thus far and the level of knowledge transfer to the local engineer, who are prepared to carry out retain maintenance. According to a Foreign Ministry release, Ambassador Tsutomu made these remarks when he paid a courtesy call on the Liberian Foreign Minister, Ambassador Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr., on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. In response, Liberian Foreign Minister Dee Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr, said the government of Liberia is pleased with the level of relationship with Japan, noting that discussion with the Japanese Ambassador center around both bilateral and multilateral issues. In conclusion, Minister Kemayah requested that the next TICAD conference be held in Monrovia, which Ambassador Tsutomu was very passionate about.
March 03, 2021 22:41 UTC
According to Mr. McIntosh, they have proven professionals with technical competences and experiences in formulating, managing national development and diplomatic policies, strategies, initiatives and institutions in Africa. “ADMA strongly believe that transforming structures and outcomes of national economies for ensuring better jobs, sustainable growth and shared development cannot happen on its own,” Mr. McIntosh explained. We help private and public sector change their approach to development in ways that produce outstanding outcome,” Mr. McIntosh said. Mr. Shoniyin assured partners that the relationship would be a one-sided. They are supported by a team of specialized subject-matter Associates with experiences ranging from 10-24 years doing development and/or diplomatic work.
March 03, 2021 06:00 UTC
At the cemetery, the KAIPTC delegation laid wreath on the grave of the late Dr. Jaye and prayed that his soul rest in peace. “It is now known as the Thomas Jaye Work-in-Progress Series. I am referring to the late Professor Thomas Jaye who worked with the KAIPTC between 2004 and 2018 and became the Deputy Director for Research and Programmes. At the KAIPTC, he said the late Dr. Jaye made sterling contribution in mentoring our young staff, supporting the advancement of the research agenda and the evolution of the KAIPTC. I would like to invite you at this stage, to join me to observe one minute silence in honour of the late Professor Thomas Jaye… [one minute silence].…may his soul rest in peace,” he, among other things, added.
March 03, 2021 05:48 UTC
Grand Bassa – Decades of finding it difficult for the people of Klehn town to get their way to other parts of the county and Nimba, Grand Bassa County Senator Jonathan Kaipay, through the help of the United Methidist Church, has dedicated a bridge over the Wee River, District 3c, Grand Bassa County. The Klehn Town Wee Bridge connects Grand Bassa and Nimba counties . Before now, vehicle had never passed through Klehn town to get to Nimba or from the other side, due to the lack of bridge. The head of Liberia United Methodist Development Services mentioned that the people of Klehn town contributed 5 percent, while the Methodist Church contributed 40 and the Senator contributed 55 percent. Speaking, Senator Jonathan Kaipay thanked the United Methodist Church and the community for their steadfastness in ensuring that the bridge was completed.
March 03, 2021 05:37 UTC
Period Poverty remains one of the many global challenges that limit thousands of Liberian girls and women access to sanitation and tools needed for a healthy and safe menstruation. Miss Therchie Williams is the reigning Queen of Miss philanthropy Africa. She hails from Maryland County; Liberia She is inspired by the everyday challenges of girl’s women and populations that are at risk. Through her crown she is combating on a journey to combat period poverty and advocate for a sustainable solution that would mitigate the plethora of challenges women and girls face with period poverty. Miss Therchie fight for a better society did not begin with period poverty but a consistent initiative connected around some of the pressing issues in our country and Africa at large.
March 03, 2021 05:26 UTC
Monrovia — American born Liberian musical artist, Lortonio continues to hit the limelight overseas with her captivating songs as they continue to rank high. Concurrently, she began making her mark on the Phoenix music scene by teaming up with the region’s top coming up hip hop, R&B and Latin musicians. In the summer of 2017, Lortonio began to make her mark in the Liberian music scene. In an interview with FrontPage Africa’s Entertainment Desk, Lortonio said she likes to widen her variety when it comes to music. She is pushing her music to be bigger and better by always giving her fans more than what is expected.
March 03, 2021 05:15 UTC
Frank Musah Dean has written the National Elections Commission (NEC) requesting the halt in the certification of Brownie Samukai, in another blow to the Lofa County Senator-elect. So, in order to weaken the CPP, in Lofa County, you have to get at the key people. We went to the NEC Board, we won the case, we went to the Supreme Court, and we won the case. This is why we’ve been waiting on the Supreme Court, and the Court has spoken. He continued: “This is why the Supreme Court said Brownie must pay the money, and Lofa County said they will pay.
March 02, 2021 07:30 UTC
Liberia Removed From The U.S. Coast Guard Advisory List Of Nations That Do Not Maintain “Effective Anti-Terrorism Measures”MONROVIA — The Liberian government has thanked its United States counterpart for the recent removal of the Liberia from the US Coast Guard Advisory List of nations that do not maintain “effective anti-terrorism measures”. “The Republic of Liberia is removed from the list of the Countries Affected in paragraph B of this Port Security Advisory. The Commissioner of the Liberia Maritime Authority (LiMA) Lenn Eugene Nagbe lauded the Americans during a visit to the LiMA headquarters on Monday, March 1, 2021 by U.S Ambassador to Liberia H.E. Commissioner Nagbe emphasized the commitment of the Liberian government to remain compliant with stipulated U.S. counterterrorism measures and other international protocols governing maritime security. The US Envoy used the occasion to urged enhances cooperation on issues of mutual interest to Liberia and the United States.
March 02, 2021 07:18 UTC
SASS TOWN, Grand Kru County — President George Manneh Weah has lit up streets and homes in his native land, Sass Town, Grand Kru County. Felorkri, Sass Town was lit up Sunday evening with solar power on the eve of the President’s departure from the county. The streets and 500 homes in Sasstown were lighted, as first phase of his electrification of Grand Kru County. Sass Town is among one of the least develop areas in Grand Kru County and Liberia at large, with most of its inhabitants relying on fishing and farming as major source of survival. Meanwhile, President Weah has admonished the citizens of Sass Town to take the project as their own, stressing the need to ensure it is protected.
March 02, 2021 07:07 UTC
MONROVIA — The age-old problem of student agitations owing to lack of teachers at the only high school in River Cess County is at the verge of being solved. The absence of Mr. Twehway at the ceremony was due to his presence on President George Weah’s nationwide. Before then students of the school went on the rampage destroying the only vehicle belonging to the County School System. They are Vah Town Public School, Sawpue Public School, Dorbor Public School, Gborwuzohn Public School, Gbardiah Public School and Gorzohn Public School. The Gborwuzohn Public School did not operate for the 2019/2020 school year due to several challenges including lack of teachers.
March 02, 2021 06:58 UTC