“The President of Liberia has been represented by the Minister of Finance. The Minister of Finance is aware of the university lackadaisical attitude towards the MOU. Salary disparityPatten further claimed that there exist a huge salary disparity among lecturers and professors at the UL. The Minister of Finance (Tweah) was produced by people who are still here; some of them are members of the leadership of the faculty. He pointed out that barrage of commitments and assurances given to ULFA by Minister Tweah have not come to fruition.
December 02, 2021 23:20 UTC
He emphatically stressed, “Liberia is so special because of the forest, wildlife, culture and other natural resources it continues to keep”. He added “the United Kingdom recently hosted the International Climate Change Conference, the biggest gathering on climate change issues and 140 world leaders were present, including President George Manneh Weah. The tour of the Wonegizi forest essentially climaxed the entire visit and elated enthusiasm, admiration and the warmth of Mother Nature. The Proposed Wonegizi Nature Reserve / Protected Area is approximately 27,500 hectares of forest land in Zorzor District, the northwest of Lofa County and stretches towards the Guinea border. The Upper Guinea forest priority setting workshop in 1999 identified the forest as one of the very high conservation priority area biological hotspots.
December 02, 2021 10:08 UTC
MONROVIA – Bomi County Senator Edwin Melvin Snowe has expressed regrets and disappointment over the poor state and lack of economic and infrastructural developments in Bomi which once immensely contributed to the country’s national budget over the years. Though former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the ex-Speaker of the House of Representatives Alex Tyler hailed from Bomi, citizens and residents of the county continue to suffer from the lack of basic social services. Senator Snowe wondered while Bomi which has given so much to national governments in the past continues to linger behind. Speaking further, Senator Snowe commended Bishop Sanogo for the kind gesture to the government and citizens of Bomi. He used the occasion to call for unity among sons and daughters hailing from Bomi if the county is to be on par with out counties across Liberia.
December 01, 2021 21:00 UTC
MONROVIA – The Liberian Senate on Tuesday found Agriculture Minister Jeanine Cooper guilty of contempt of the Legislature. She was accused by the Senate Agriculture Committee of impending its legislative functions through a non-corporative posture. They reached the decision through a majority vote of 10 for; five Senators voted against the decision and four abstained. “Whenever duly cited, the Ministry of Agriculture represented by myself, when I am in the country or in my absence, the Acting Minister will appear along with relevant documents to answer queries. Plenary’s contempt charge was triggered by a communication written by Margibi County Senator Jim W. Tornonlah, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, alleging that the Agriculture Minister and her deputies were putting up a noncompliant posture to the Committee; thereby impeding the work of the Senate.
December 01, 2021 21:00 UTC
For President Weah, who trimmed his own salary by 25% upon assuming office, and further reduced his salary again during the harmonization exercise. For now, the only thing probably standing in the way of President Weah and a second term, is himself – and those in his inner circle. The chatters surrounding the pair has led to unending rumors that President Weah is contemplating dropping the vice president for his second quest for the presidency. Three years into our first term, we have come back to tell you thank you for your votes,” President Weah said. During the year under review, Minister Kemayah’s reign was eclipsed and muddled in accusations from the get go.
November 30, 2021 16:12 UTC
Speaking during the ceremony, Bishop Sanogo observed that Liberia remains faced with numerous challenges as compare to other countries across the African continent. Bishop Sanogo emphasized that Liberia and its citizens should be grateful to God for making the donation possible, especially when its citizens are in dire need of medical interventions. For her part, Liberia’s Health Minister Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah commended Bishop Sanogo and his church for the gesture. She, however, expressed the hope that Bishop Sanogo and his team will return to Liberia to provide additional supports to citizens and others in other counties across Liberia. “I appreciate you and your team (Bishop Sanogo) for taking one of my children which is Bomi County to help.
November 30, 2021 09:13 UTC
Monrovia – Approximately 100 students at the 72nd Public School have benefitted from Leading Youths to Foster Transformation in Africa’s (LYFT-Africa) back-to-school donation that it is presently carrying on. On Tuesday, November 9, students at the 72nd Public School in Paynesville were seen in a jubilant mood receiving back-to-school donations from LYFT Africa, a youth organization in their community. Last October 2021, the external walls of their campus were painted by volunteers of LYFT Africa including J. The school is the only public school in the 72nd Community and it accommodates hundreds of vulnerable children and youths whose parents can barely afford to facilitate their education at private schools. Approximately 100 students at the 72nd Public school each received the back-to-school package, which included half-dozen copybooks, four pens, four pencils, two sharpeners and two erasers.
November 29, 2021 04:40 UTC
Dubai, November 28, 2021: Liberia is set to “rise and shine” at the Dubai expo 2020, says Ambassador Julie Endee, who heads the country’s team of cultural and musical artists attending the world event. Endee says Liberia’s participation is “not about dancing and music” alone. Instead, it will be “making a statement about who we are as a people and what we bring to the table”. The periodic world fair, taking place this year in Dubai, the UAE, runs from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. Tuesday, November 30, has been set aside as “Liberia Day” at the Expo.
November 28, 2021 15:03 UTC
MONROVIA – The National Identification Registry (NIR) has launched a pilot project that will allow for issuance of national identification cards to Liberians living in communities along our border with the Republic of Sierra Leone. That meeting was chaired by the Mano River Union Secretary General, Ambassador Medina A. Wesseh. The Government of Sierra Leone was represented by Hon. Mohammed Massaquoi, Director General of Sierra Leone’s National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA). These consultations were generally fruitful and pointed to early indications that Liberia and Sierra Leone could be a test case for use of the national Identification cards as travel documents within the Mano River Union basin.
November 26, 2021 09:53 UTC
By Lennart Dodoo, [email protected], With Files from Yawah JaiveyFrontPageAfrica gathered that the traditional leaders came from multiple locations including Foya, Kolahun, Voinjama, Zorzor, Salayea, etc. The head of the traditional leaders who spoke to FrontPageAfrica said they will remain uncompromising until Brownie Samukai is allowed to take his seat at the Senate. He said they as traditional leaders have decided to remain resolute on the issue until their demand is met or otherwise ordered by the grandmaster. According to him, their action is not about the ruling CDC or any other party or individual but for the representation of Lofa County in the Senate. Though the Superintendent of Lofa County tried to intervene, the Oldman Gole said they was under oath not to compromise their decision.
November 26, 2021 09:38 UTC
However, the second division will continue this weekend (saturday) with a couple of storylines expected to emerge as always. Despite starting their debut league season in the second division with an away defeat, Cece United led the way after four rounds of matches. The debutants currently sit atop of the league table with nine points, one point adrift Tony FC, Bong Rangers, and Jubilee FC, all of whom are leveled on points. This Saturday will draw back memories when Cece United travel to Bong County to take on Bong Rangers, a repeat of the 2021 National 3rd Division Playoff Final that Bong Rangers won 1-0 at the David Kuyon Sports Stadium. Both Cece United and Bong Rangers had a fair share of points last weekend after defeating Nimba FC and Jr.
November 26, 2021 08:15 UTC
November 25, 2021 21:51 UTC
WASHINGTON – The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the third review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). Completion of the third review enables the immediate disbursement of SDR 17 million (US$23.64 million), bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to SDR 68 million (US$94.8 million). On August 23, 2021, Liberia received SDR 247.7 million (US$345.3 million) in the context of the general SDR allocation to the IMF’s membership. Fiscal reforms should focus on containing wage bill, enhancing domestic revenue mobilization, improving the quality of public spending, and operationalizing a Treasury Single Account. It will be important to accelerate structural reforms to improve the business climate for private sector development.”
November 25, 2021 20:51 UTC
Bishop Sanogo disclosed that the school fees of the older children involved in the stampede will be paid by his ministry. Currently, Bishop Sanogo and his team are holding similar crusade at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville, outside Monrovia. PovertySpeaking further, Bishop Sanogo observed the growing wave of poverty not only in Liberia, but other countries across the African continent. Despite the challenges, Bishop Sanogo urged Liberians to turn away from their wicked ways and draw closer to God. The doctors and nurses are available and they will welcome you; there are also free medical consultations ongoing and this medical program is a gift from Jesus”.
November 25, 2021 20:36 UTC
LFA 3rd division club, Stages FC, has termed as “delay tactics” the Liberia Football Association’s (LFA) prayer for excuse and postponement of a court conference that was scheduled for Wednesday, November 24, at the Monrovia City Court. Both parties were due to sit for the conference following a citation from the Monrovia City Magisterial Court, through Associate Magistrate Quincy A. Q. Garnett. It follows a complaint brought against the LFA President Raji by Stages FC, represented by and through its legal counsels that the LFA, through President Raji, has “violated their duly entitled rights as a member club” by having neither invited nor provided them congress documents for the just ended extraordinary congress held on Saturday, November 20. Joseph Kollie. The LFA has set Wednesday, December 1, 2021 as the election date to fill the vacant EC seat.
November 25, 2021 18:15 UTC