Liberia: Musa Bility Elected Chairman of Liberty Party

GBARNGA – The opposition Liberty Party has elected Musa Hassan Bility as chairman to pilot the affairs of the party. He replaces Lofa County Senator Steve Zargo. Bility and other executives of the party were elected unopposed at a closed-door convention held in Gbarnga on Saturday, January 23. Those elected along with Bility were Rugie… Continue reading Liberia: Musa Bility Elected Chairman of Liberty Party

Liberia: Liberty Party Chairman Steve Zargo Resigns amid Ongoing Convention

MONROVIA – Opposition Liberty Party Chairman Senator Steve Zargo (LP –Lofa County) has resigned his position as Chair of the party. He resigned on Friday as the party prepared for its convention which commenced on Saturday. His resignation comes a day before the party’s Convention that is currently being held in Gbanga Bong County. His… Continue reading Liberia: Liberty Party Chairman Steve Zargo Resigns amid Ongoing Convention

EPA Concludes Day-Long Stakeholders’ Meeting with Kokoyah Residents about MNG Gold Ongoing Underground Mining

Officials of EPA at the one-day stakeholders’ dialogue in Dean’s Town, Kokoyah District Kokoyah District, Bong County – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has concluded a one-day stakeholders’ dialogue with citizens of affected communities in Kokoyah Statutory District, where the Turkish mining company MNG is currently carrying on underground mining. The dialogue was concentrated on… Continue reading EPA Concludes Day-Long Stakeholders’ Meeting with Kokoyah Residents about MNG Gold Ongoing Underground Mining

Liberia: Financial Mismanagement at CARI –General Auditing Commission Audit Report

MONROVIA – The General Auditing Commission  (GAC)  has identified multiple issues of significant materiality that affect the operations of the Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020 in the audit report recently released to the National Legislature. The audit revealed that the  amounts of L$11,722,784.48 and US$389,800.71 were made… Continue reading Liberia: Financial Mismanagement at CARI –General Auditing Commission Audit Report

Liberia Returnee Network Vocational Training Program Graduates 106 Student, Most of them Women

Graduates of the Liberia Returnee Network Vocational Training Program at the Cycle 6th held at the Jubilee Praise Church on the Old Road Monrovia – Liberia Returnee Network Vocational Training Program, a vocational institution training program established by a group of Liberian professional volunteers who returned from exile (refugee camps) has graduated 106 students, mostly… Continue reading Liberia Returnee Network Vocational Training Program Graduates 106 Student, Most of them Women

A Tribute to the Liberian Woman (A response to congratulatory remarks)

I am most thankful first and foremost to God for His grace and mercy upon my life; and I am ever so grateful for the generous feedback, love, and support from all of you since my appointment by the United Nations Secretary General. I am genuinely humbled. Getting to lead the United Nations’ operational system… Continue reading A Tribute to the Liberian Woman (A response to congratulatory remarks)

Liberia: New U.S. Ambassador Michael A. McCarthy Presents Letters of Credence to Pres. Weah

MONROVIA – On Friday, January 22, 2021, His Excellency, President George M. Weah, received the credentials of U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Liberia Michael A. McCarthy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ambassador McCarthy thanked President Weah for his gracious letter to U.S. President Joseph R. Biden expressing congratulations on his inauguration, noting it… Continue reading Liberia: New U.S. Ambassador Michael A. McCarthy Presents Letters of Credence to Pres. Weah

In Marfgibi County, Clan Chief Edwin Nimah Alleviates 1968 Land Conflict

From Christopher Wiah | GNN Correspondent In Margibi County | Varney Sirleaf, Liberia Minister of Internal Affairs The Clan Chief of Weamahqulleh in Margibi County, Edwin K Naimah has initiated the mitigation of a 1968 land conflict, calling on all parties involved in the conflict to see reason in resolving the yearlong conflict by vowing… Continue reading In Marfgibi County, Clan Chief Edwin Nimah Alleviates 1968 Land Conflict

MIGA Backs Use of Solar to Power Cell Towers in Sierra Leone and Liberia

WASHINGTON DC, January 19, 2021 – MIGA, a member of the World Bank Group, has issued guarantees of up to US$25.6 million to Escotel Mauritius covering its investments in solar power generation in Liberia and Sierra Leone for a period of up to ten years. The MIGA guarantees provide protection to Escotel Mauritius against the… Continue reading MIGA Backs Use of Solar to Power Cell Towers in Sierra Leone and Liberia

Comorian journalists detained, accused of participating in protests

New York, January 21, 2020 – Comorian authorities should immediately cease their legal harassment of journalists Oubeidillah Mchangama and Ali Abdou Mkouboi, and permit them and FBCK FM to report freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On January 7, members of the Comorian gendarmerie arrested Mchangama, a reporter with the Facebook-based news outlet… Continue reading Comorian journalists detained, accused of participating in protests