VICE PRESIDENT JEWEL HOWARD TAYLOR: “Let journalists in Bong rise up and give hope to the county via positive stories about the county. “Let journalists in Bong rise up and give hope to the county via positive stories about the county. For this reason, Vice President Taylor said has heightened the political tension in the county among aspirants. “The two people have served and it’s left with the people of Bong County to decide who has performed to deserve their vote,” she said. Political pundits say Jewel’s support to him would be key for his election as senator of Bong County.
May 28, 2020 17:15 UTC
The national campaign was implemented by the Delegation of the European Union to Liberia in partnership with the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning. Communities share their stories of resilienceNotably, the journalists met several communities taking impressive steps to improve their livelihood through agriculture. Through projects funded by the European Union, farmers improved their skills, and they have begun seeing the results of their hard work. Kpannah Varney, 26 years old, is a heavy-duty machine operator and a recent graduate of the Booker Washington Institute (BWI) in Kakata, Margibi County, Liberia. For the young journalists, the 14-day travel was very intense but highly productive.
May 28, 2020 13:07 UTC
Mr. Matthew S. Karley, Program Manager, Youth Coalition for Education in Liberia, speaking at a press conference in Paynesville. Monrovia – The Youth Coalition for Education in Liberia (YOCEL) in partnership with the More-for-Education Campaign is calling on the Government of Liberia to increase the national budget for education by 20% in June of this year (2020). According to the civil society group, the 20% increment is the minimum benchmark set for Sub-Saharan countries to allocate from their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to support their education sector. Karley further asserted that the challenges confronting the education sector can only be curtail by “Political will” with support from the Executive and the Legislature. The civil society group has been engaging education stakeholders, policy makers including lawmakers of the Legislature to increase the education sector national budget to the minimum of 20%.
May 28, 2020 09:22 UTC
Gbarnga, Bong County – The acting chair of the Council of Patriots (COP), Menipakei Dumoe, has confirmed recent reports claiming that he is poised to contest the senate seat in Bong County this year. However, speculations are rife in Bong County that the CPP has already given the nod to the Unity Party to select a candidate in Bong based on a “mutual consent”. This decision is likely to favor Rep. Moye over Sulunteh, FPA understands. Sulunteh, FrontPageAfrica has gathered, could go as an independent candidate if the decision favors Rep. Moye. Through out during that election, Dumoe and Rep Moye spoke against sitting lawmaker Marvin Cole of Bong’s District #3 vying for political office.
May 28, 2020 09:11 UTC
The ANC’s auxiliary wants the Ministry of Justice to shut down Freedom FM in order to protect and safeguard the peace. We will reciprocate fire for fire and blows for blows to any individual or institution that will dare push us. Alternative National Congress National Cyber DefenseSanders praised Mr. Cummings for making available the funding for their gesture. “We appreciate Mr. Cummings for his continuous impactful contributions to his country long before he decided to contest for President of Liberia. “Long before 2011, our Political Leader began paying back to Liberia through water projects, local and international scholarships and equipping modern laboratories in several Universities, etc.
May 28, 2020 06:00 UTC
The late 34-year-old Prince BeawonTappita, Nimba County — Police in Tappita, Lower Nimba County have arrested a 38-year-old man for allegedly beating to death his 34-year-old friend. By Franklin Doloquee / Nimba County [0775010549/0886696939]The incident occurred in Quikanuan Village, a few minutes’ walk away from the Jackson Fiah Doe Hospital in Tappita. It is reported that Prince Tiah had accused his friend, Beawon, of giving him a small portion of the evening meal. If I take gun, I will break their legs,” Statutory Superintendent Jacob threatened. It was during the process that the Statutory Superintendent wanted to kill reporters Konah Biah and Enoch Jonny,” Domah said.
May 28, 2020 05:51 UTC
Monrovia – The Liberia Muslim Women Network (LMWN) has donated a consignment of food items to a Christian orphanage and another, Khatan orphanage, all in Brewerville. The Muslim women also presented some items to another group in the VOA Community. Report by A. Macaulay Sombai [email protected] 0777217428LMWN is one of Liberia’s biggest Muslim women organizations, which propagate the modesty and dignity of women, women empowerment and women’s personal hygiene. Mrs. Donzo further stated that as a group, they were working on a special Ramadan program — Ramadan Iftar (breakfast), for which they are asking for support. “Whoever relieves his brother of a hardship from the hardships of this world, Allah shall relieve him of a hardship from the hardships of the Day of Judgment.
May 28, 2020 05:37 UTC
Liberia: ESI-Foundation Identifies with Care Homes in the Fight against Covid-19Various scenes of the Empowerment for Sustainable Initiative Foundation donations across MontserradoMontserrado County – The Empowerment for Sustainable Initiative Foundation (ESI Foundation), over weekend distributed several food items to orphanages, churches, mental homes and vulnerable communities. Since the foundation of the organization, Ms. Dwah has been rendering assistance to Liberians back home before the outbreak of the Covid-19. In a separate remark, beneficiaries of the gesture expressed their appreciation to the ESI- Foundation for remembering them during this time. Ms. Dwah as a refugee from a war ravaged country, Liberia, her mother could barely feed or pay their school fees. The foundation is currently working with communities in Liberia, Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone to provide assistance through capacity building.
May 28, 2020 05:26 UTC
Some of the major political parties attended Wednesday hearing holding contrary views. In separate comments at the Wednesday hearing, opposition political parties stood firm on the issue. Senator Varney Sherman(Unity Party, Grand Cape Mount), chair of the Senate Judicial Committee makes a point during hearing with political parties Wednesday. Gould, speaking on behalf of the ANC said: “Political parties are in competition with ideas to govern. “We want the political parties to participate in whatever cleaning up process that will be going on.
May 27, 2020 23:36 UTC
Washington – Mr. Michael A. McCarthy of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor has been nominated by US President Donald Trump as Ambassador to the Republic of Liberia. Mr. McCarthy currently serves as Consul General of the United States Consulate General in Johannesburg, South Africa. Previously, Mr. McCarthy was the Office Director for the Office of Retirement in the Bureau of Human Resources at the State Department. Mr. McCarthy currently serves as Consul General of the United States Consulate General in Johannesburg, South Africa. Before joining the Foreign Service, Mr. McCarthy was the Vice President of Marketing for Compro Systems, Inc., in Baltimore, MD.
May 27, 2020 20:26 UTC
ON THE RUN: Johnson Chulutay, the stepfather accused of raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter remained on the run Wednesday, according to the Liberia National Police and the Ministry of Justice. His wife, Mary, known to many as “Ma Mary” in the Johnsonville area was picked up in Johnsonville and is aiding the Investigation. His wife, Mary, known to many as “Ma Mary” in the Johnsonville area was picked up in Johnsonville and is aiding the Investigation. Early Wednesday, Justice Minister Dean told FrontPageAfrica that an order for the arrest of the mother and the stepfather has been issued. “On yesterday, we ordered the arrest of the stepfather of the girl seen in the video recording.
May 27, 2020 20:11 UTC
UNDER QUARANTINE: Some deportees from the United States of America being processed upon arrival at the Roberts International Airport Wednesday morning. Monrovia – A special US flight arrived in Monrovia just before midday Wednesday bringing in a dozen deportees from the United States of America. Airport workers prepare the landing ground at the Roberts International Airport Wednesday morning as deportees on this special flight from the US disembark. “This of allies with the United States isn’t true,” President Alejandro Giammattei said. “Guatemala is an ally of the United States, but the United States is not Guatemala’s ally.
May 27, 2020 14:01 UTC
Monrovia – The mother of a 15-year-old raped and impregnated by her stepfather is in police custody. Col. Patrick Sudue, Inspector General of the Liberia National Police confirmed to FrontPageAfrica that Mary Chultay or ‘Ma Mary’ was picked up early this morning. “We have just arrested the little girl’s mother in person of Mary Chulutay. “On yesterday, we ordered the arrest of the stepfather of the girl seen in the video recording. Senator Lawrence said Tuesday that as a mother and national leader, she has been deeply distressed by the video.
May 27, 2020 09:55 UTC
SENATOR: “This is one moment when it took me so long to find my words. The young girl explained how she once lived with her mother and the husband in Monrovia. A resident in the area said the mother fled the area after receiving the call and was seen leaving the area. Senator Lawrence said as a mother and national leader, she has been deeply distressed by the video. “I’m planning a trip to Lofa to meet with this little girl and inspire hope in her life.
May 26, 2020 23:03 UTC
“The Waterfall” is located in Careysburg Community, attracting revelers from Fendall, Mount Barclay and several other communities. Careysburg – ‘The Waterfall,’ a tourist site located in Lower Montserrado, has become the new site for social gathering for many around Montserrado County, since government pronouncement of various health regulations to avoid the spread of COVID-19 Pandemic. Since the government’s pronouncement against social gathering which prompted the closure of beaches, the site is now being used by hundreds of partygoers mostly from rural Montserrado County. “The Waterfall” is located in Careysburg Community, attracting revelers from Fendall, Mount Barclay and several other communities. Meanwhile, FPA also spotted Montserrado County Senator Saah H. Joseph right at the entrance of the site, while he was already leaving.
May 26, 2020 20:26 UTC