Monrovia – John Mulbah and Patience Kollie, a vulnerable couple living in Gbarnga, Bong County, are facing the regretful side of life as they barely get daily meal to eat because of their disabilities. During the presentation, the National Society expressed solidarity and demonstrated humanity in presenting the food and non-food items to the vulnerable family. The couple, however, expressed deep gratitude to the Red Cross and its partner for the assistance toward them. Better livelihood, improved access to safe drinking water, adequate food and better healthcare for vulnerable people are needs that cannot be ignored. The Liberian Red Cross is not only providing relief assistance to people living with vulnerabilities including disabilities but also building their resilience and restoring hope to ensure a better living condition.
January 12, 2021 01:05 UTC
However, a stay order placed on all electoral processes in Gbarpolu County by Justice-in-Chambers, Sie-A- neh Youh appears to be the latest obstacle stopping Kanneh from being declared the winner. Gbarpolu County, one of the newest in Liberia has not elected a female Senator. The women of Liberia are standing with the women candidate. Prior to the rescheduled polls, the women met with Justice Minister Dean where assured them of Madam Kanneh and her supporters’ security. With the preliminary results from the just-ended re-scheduled election in Gbarpolu, Madam Kanneh’s rocky road to the Liberian Senate may just be coming to an end.
January 11, 2021 00:11 UTC
THANKS TO MR. TRUMP, the US has become the laughingstock of the world and even rebuke from its adopted stepchild Liberia, whose President George Weah has condemned last week’s vandalism at US Capitol. “As my country’s foremost international partner, and drawing on our historical ties, Liberia stands in solidarity with the American people during these trying times,” President Weah said. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would move forward with impeachment if Mr. Trump did not resign immediately. THE DEMOCRATS ARE accusing Mr. Trump of encouraging a riot in Congress in which five people died. MR. TRUMP HAS DONE more harm to not just himself but to the US’s status as a dominant superpower.
January 11, 2021 00:08 UTC
MONROVIA – TRANSCO CLSG, a supra-national transmission company that is interconnecting Cote d’Ivoire with Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea says it is prepared to energize the transmission lines in February this year. During the inspection tour which kicked off on Thursday, January 7, 2021, the General Manager inspected final construction activities at the Man substation in Man, Cote d’Ivoire. “I am impressed,” an elated General Manager said following his inspection tours. He explained that the construction of the section of the transmission line from Man (Cote d’Ivoire) through Liberia to Yiben (Sierra Leone) is almost complete. However, he disclosed that full connection with Cote d’Ivoire network at Man substation is being done.
January 11, 2021 00:08 UTC
Monrovia – The Liberia National Police (LNP) has made a successful crackdown on Paynesville’s most notorious gang group named and styled “Kubah” with the slogan “Gbelleh by face, Kubah by heart”. The arrest was made last Thursday following series of complaints to the LNP about the gang group continuous harassment of peaceful. The group has been operating in Paynesville, specifically in Duport Road and GSA Communities. Carter further told reporters that investigation conducted establish that members of the gang group (Kubah) avail themselves to be hired for any form of criminality or criminal acts to settle scores with people who are in beef or confusion. The public is urged to report to the LNP any gang group operating in the confines of the Republic of Liberia.”
January 11, 2021 00:00 UTC
Fubbi called comes in the wake of residents and supporters accusing the hearing officer, Atty. Edward Z. Fahnbulleh who is presiding over the case of taking side with the NEC and the ruling party candidate Frank Foko. FrontPageAfrica has observed that the hearing officer objected to CPP’s request to produce 187 witnesses, and restricted them to only produce 9. On the issue of pre-marked ballots, the testimonies of NEC Polling Officer and that CDC Poll watcher and Supervisor at the Don Bosco Youth Center, both witnesses for the Defendants, didn’t corroborate. NEC Polling Officer said, the pre-marked Ballots scenario occurred twice, while CDC Poll watcher said it occurred once.
January 10, 2021 22:06 UTC
Liberia: “Betrayal of The Masses and Political Self-Sabotage” – Fmr. Finance Minister Konneh Describes Cancellation of the Beach And Waterways ProgramMr. Konneh, who is one of the brains behind the Beach and Waterways Program, disclosed that the program was designed as a “safety net and productive public works program” initiated by the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and the Liberia Maritime Authority (LiMA). The CDC government further claimed that as with the bloated wage structure inherited, the Beach and Waterways program has been “riddled with fraud, waste, ghosts, and abuse”. “It’s administration has not reflected the level of fairness, especially regarding deserving workers who are entitled to their pay. According to him, the program also helped to pay the school fees for some of the beneficiaries and their children.
MONROVIA – Renowned Liberian Humanitarian, Dr. Daniel E. Cassell, has vowed to be the voice of the voiceless, less fortunate and destitute Liberian citizens who have been neglected and abandoned in their own country. He made these comments when he celebrated his birthday with hundreds of visually impaired and physically challenged Liberians at the YMCA gymnasium on Crown Hill in Monrovia. Dr. Cassell maintained that his unwavering philanthropic supports and contributions toward the betterment of the livelihood of citizens are in fulfillment of God’s words. Dr. Cassell further presented 300 bags of rice, 200 gallons of cooking oil and L$100,000 to the disabled and visually impaired citizens who celebrated along with him. He, however, pledged his unflinching support in working with Dr. Cassell “to make sure to touch the lives” of citizens, especially less fortunate Liberians across the country.
Monrovia – After 30 years, the Bethel World Outreach Ministries International has changed its name to Harvest International Ministries Unlimited with a vision to create “a world where no life dies without Christ”. Reading the statement, Dr. M. Wolo Belleh of the first diocese of Bethel World Outreach Ministries International said the decision to change the name of the church has been reached and accepted by all sixth dioceses from different parts of the world. He added that God has allowed the Bethel World Outreach Ministries International to be what he termed as actively involved in sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ around the world. Our renewed vision is “A world where no one lives or dies without Christ. ‘Harvest’ speaks of our mission, Intercontinental of our scope, Ministries of our method, and unlimited of our God.
Monrovia – The Board of Directors of the Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) has appointed Madam Sara Beysolow Nyanti, former UNICEF Resident Representative to the Republic of Yemen, as a new member. In her letter of interest addressed to the Board of Directors of CENTAL in August 2020, Madam Nyanti congratulated the Board for work being done to increase accountability and transparency in governance and collaboration with stakeholders in fighting against corruption in the country. “This is fundamental to good governance and ensuring the fulfillment of the rights of the people of Liberia. Madam Sara Beysolow Nyanti holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and is a Globally accredited Partnership Broker with the Partnership Broker Association, UK. It is the national chapter of Transparency International, the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption.
January 10, 2021 21:45 UTC
“History of the Episcopal Church of Liberia Since 1980 – A Sequel,” is a captivating story of Christian witness and the role of the Church in Liberia. The volume is basically a window to the world relative to the establishment and existence of the Episcopal Church of Liberia (ECL), the ECL’s Christian witness, as well as the role of the Christian Church in the foundation and existence of Liberia from the perspective of the Episcopal Church. Well-reflected are the issues facing the ECL following the formal severance of ecclesiastical ties with The Episcopal Church (TEC), as the mother church in America is known. According to The Archives of the Episcopal Church, though the Epscopal Church’s first official mission was established in Liberia in 1836, there was a presence of Episcopal missionaries as early as 1822. History of the Episcopal Church of Liberia Since 1980: A Sequel, is a highly recommended read for students of history, and a must-read, especially for Episcopalians or Anglicans.
January 10, 2021 21:25 UTC
But this is far from the truth; Mr. Alexander Cummings’ “soft power” approach may be the way forward for unity in Liberia and antidote for the change we want. Soft power approach to governance is void of coercion and overt breach of the law. In today’s contemporary global politics soft power approach is the most effective and efficient concept, in part because of its endurance and sustainability. Furthermore, unlike Mr. Urey, Mr. Boakai, Mr. Dillon, and Mrs. Kanga-Lawrence; Mr. Alexander B Cummings’ executive performance has been tested and proven in higher places in corporate America. Contrary to pundit’s description of executive roles as nothing more than boardroom manager, a chief executive is versatile in many skills.
January 10, 2021 20:15 UTC
Monrovia – President George Manneh Weah has raised concern over recent images of a mob entering and vandalizing the United States of America Capitol. While condemning the incident, President Weah assured Americans that Liberia still has faith in the U.S. democratic system of governance from which Liberia is modeled. According to an Executive Mansion statement issued Saturday, January 9, President Weah said he shares the sentiments of all those who have been adversely impacted by the violence. “As my country’s foremost international partner, and drawing on our historical ties, Liberia stands in solidarity with the American people during these trying times,” President Weah said. The Liberian Chief Executive also stated that he believes in the fundamental strength of American democratic institutions and that the country still remains a beacon of hope for global democracy and governance.
January 10, 2021 20:03 UTC
According Mrs. Sebwe, the Annual Toy Distribution and Feeding Program aims to share the joy of Christmas and God’s blessing. Monrovia – The charity organization, Hands of Hope Liberia has distributed toys and food to more than 500 children from Thinker’s Village and surrounding communities as part of its annual toy distribution and feeding program for underprivileged children. They, along with their parents, expressed thanks and appreciation to Mrs. Sebwe and her team for the gesture. The Annual Toy Distribution and Feeding Program aims to share the joy of Christmas and God’s blessing, Mrs. Sebwe said. She disclosed that in 2021, Hands of Hope Liberia will expand its educational opportunities through scholarship and tuition payment, targeting disadvantaged children with financial challenges.
January 10, 2021 02:48 UTC
Paynesville – Three people have been badly injured from a horrific accident involving a vehicle and a motorcycle in the GSA Road Community in Paynesville. The victims including the motorcyclist and his two female passengers were badly injured and taken to an unknown hospital. “I was sitting by the sidewalk, where I usually sit and sell when I saw the car speeding towards the motorcycle. It was like the driver lost control and the next thing I saw was the girl’s bone jumped from her leg and missed me. “I am still confused because it is my first time to see human being bone to jump out like that.
January 09, 2021 19:30 UTC