The government, through the National Investment Commission (NIC), wants mining companies that have slowed down their operations to resume active operations in the country. The NIC boss spoke at the Liberia Chambers of Commerce business luncheon in Monrovia on Tuesday. He said as the mining sector develops so will Liberia’s economy. Mining companies improved the country’s infrastructure, constructed education and health facilities and offered employment opportunities. “We are here to show strong support to the business sector in Liberia.
Capitol Hill, Monrovia – The House of Representatives has approved the inclusion of L$1000 bill in the proposed new family of banknotes, backpedaling its previous decision in nullifying the Central Bank of Liberia’s request. These amendments were contained in a Joint Resolution adopted by the House of Representatives authorizing the printing of L$48,734,000,000. The joint resolution was crafted by a conference committee of the National Legislature, which comprised members of both Houses of Representatives and Senate. The Committed was set up to harmonize the joint resolution authorizing the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) to print the new family of banknotes. What’s In the Joint Resolution?
Liberia: Man, 29, Nabbed with Several Firearms at Liberia-Guinea Border Amid Rising Tribal Conflict in GantaGanta, Nimba County – Police in Ganta Nimba County have arrested a 29-year-old man with huge arms at the Ganta-Guinea border amid a rising tribal conflict over a disputed land dispute case between Ganta resident Fred Suah and four family members of the Mandingo ethnic group. Unending land dispute cases in NimbaSeveral attempts have been made to resolve land dispute ca goses in the county, but none has yielded any significant final result. In 2008, the UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the Swiss based organization, Inter-peace, launched a project aimed at supporting reconciliation in Nimba County in order to contribute to the process of sustaining peace in Liberia. The Special Presidential Nimba Land Commission was set up Johnson-Sirleaf. “The land dispute in Nimba has dragged on for too long, sometimes creating constraint for some of the things we want to do.
Liberia: Citizens of Tongay, Normon in Gbarpolu and Nyorwein and Jo River In Rivercess Sign Community Forest Management MOUMONROVIA – In what is seen as positive development between two community forest regions – Tongay and Normon in Gbarpolu County and Nyorwein and Jo River communities in Rivercess County – Friday agreed to manage their forests for their collective benefits. He promised to ensure that the Community Forest Management project is carried out effectively in the county. However, she said out of that figure, only three have completed their nine steps to obtaining community management status. Madam Nyaley cautioned beneficiaries of the Community Forest Project that they need to be aware of challenges ahead, as they prepare to take on such a huge responsibility. “You are going to communities that are also trying to obtain their land status, land ownership, so you will be working with other committees,” she stressed.
May 06, 2021 07:30 UTC
Buchanan, Grand Bassa County – The United Nations Development Program-UNDP in partnership with the Government of Liberia on Tuesday began a two-day training for government partners to enable them understand UNDP processes, improve the quality of implementation as well as preparing the participants for micro assessment. These measures range from financial risk management, audit, and procurement to quality delivery of development services. This cycle requires the conduct of micro assessment for all Implementing Partners-IPs and Responsible Partners-RPs to update their micro assessment rating for the implementation of the new program cycle. It is against this backdrop that UNDP is conducting a training for government partners to ensure that they understand UNDP processes and improve the quality of implementation and their preparedness for the micro assessment. Micro assessment is one of the key documents that determines how UNDP transfers funds to implementing partners for the implementation of projects and programmes.
May 06, 2021 07:29 UTC
Liberia: Grand Kru Referral Hospital on the Verge of Shutting Down Due to Lack of staff, Medical SuppliesGRAND KRU COUNTY – Grand Cess-Rally Time Referral Hospital in Grand Cess, Grand Kru County, the county of origin of President George Weah, is said to be on the verge of shutting down its door to the public due to lack of men power and medical supply. Grand Kru County Health Officer Dr. J. Woyee Wreh said all efforts to ensure that these constraints are addressed has proven futile. President Weah ended his first leg of his county tour, in Grand Kru County, with the lighting streetlights along the main streets of Sass Town. He told FPA that if nothing is done to address the matters facing the Rally Time Referral Hospital will soon close its doors to the public. Meanwhile, the Grand Kru County Health Officer has revealed that the Rally Time Referral Hospital is without essential drugs to treat patients, including blood bank and surgical materials, as well as being in total darkness.
May 06, 2021 07:18 UTC
Bomi – Aggrieved contractors of the Mano Palm Oil Plantation in Bomi County have cut off their strike action, following two days sit-in action against the company management’s failure to live up to Memorandum of Understanding signed between them and the company’s management. The workers staged a strike action at the company facility since Saturday, May 1. “Our action is intended to draw the company’s attention to six-month allowance owed contractors, improvement of our housing units and increment in salary. According to him, several attempts over the time to ensure that these concerns are addressed by the company did not materialize. The situation, according to him, had over the time created hardship for contractors whose children had to drop out of schools.
May 06, 2021 07:18 UTC
MONROVIA — The Founding Father of Bethel Full Gospel Church Apostle Natt Friday arrives in the country next week, following dispute arising within the church. The conference which begins on May 12, brings together several Bethel Churches from Montserrado, Lofa, Bong and other parts of Liberia. Patrick Wleh , the teaching sessions will be attended by Bethel Pastors, other Pastors and church leaders from other denominations from across the country. Bethel Full Gospel Church was established on March 17,1986 with Apostle Natt Friday as its Incorporator. Apostle Friday, a Liberian and a devoted preacher of righteousness, currently heads a Bethel Church in Robinsdale, Minnesota, USA.
May 06, 2021 07:07 UTC
Monrovia – The Abundance Community Coin (TACC) is expected for the first time to launch a global digital currency network in Liberia called CryptoCurrency. Tellewoyan says: “TACC it is the first digital asset company to be launched in Liberia on May 14, 2021. According to TACC Youth Ambassador, an individual digital asset is increased base on the supplies and demand of the TACC coin. It will be so great that you start at the very beginning.”He added: “The rate of TACC coin is 1US$ to 4 TACC coin. So, the money you will pay for four TACC Coins will be value for one TACC coin.
May 06, 2021 07:07 UTC
Monrovia – The president of the Federation of international Football Association’s (FIFA) Gianni Infantino and the president of Confederation of African Football (CAF) Dr. Patrice Motsepe have concluded their visit to Liberia. The two football leaders and a high-power delegation arrived in Liberia on May 4, 2021 to discuss football matters and inspect FIFA projects in Liberia. At a news conference on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 President Infantino thanked President Weah and the LFA’s leadership for the hospitality they received during their stay in Liberia. He said the visit football leaders is a historic one and has open a new hope and prospects for the development of the sector in Liberia. Meanwhile, President Infantino promise to pay a future visit to Liberia as part of his plans to help develop the game in the Country.
May 06, 2021 06:56 UTC
Single-Handedly, Jackie is responsible for half of the top visuals that are released every year in the Industry with an impeccable catalog of accolades & recognition. A Tribute by Sheikh MohammedJackie Russ is a blessing to the Liberian music industry. Jackie Russ is an epitome of persistent hard work, consistency, and shrewd self-motivation. The Tunes Liberia Music Awards is a prestigious award program recognizing and appreciating entertainment and arts. Single-Handedly, Jackie is responsible for half of the top visuals that are released every year in the Industry with an impeccable catalog of accolades & recognition.
May 06, 2021 06:45 UTC
MONROVIA – The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Refuge Place International (RPI), Dr. Mosoka P. Fallah, has been invited as one of the panelists at ensuing ‘Decolonising Global Health in Africa’ Webinar. The event is to be hosted by Newmark Group IMC and the Global Health Decolonisation Movement in Africa (GHDM-Africa). In a communication from the Senior Management at the ‘Decolonising Global Health in Africa’ Webinar, Patrick K. Lumumba, the event will be paneled by Dr. Fallah alongside Dr. Catherine Kyobutungi, Executive Director, African Population and Health Research Center. The program is slated May 12, 2021 through a zoom meeting on the Global Vaccine Access. The approach emphasizes collaboration and interdisciplinary, and seeks to inform and be informed by other fields of inquiry such as general ethics and philosophy, health policy, and health economics.
May 05, 2021 22:18 UTC
Monrovia – The Government of China through the Chinese Ambassador H.E. Ren Yisheng has donated and handover the fourth batch of Anti-Epidemic materials to the Government and the people of Liberia. “China is the first to offer assistance to Liberia and her people in your fight against the COVID-19 pandemic as they we did during the fight against Ebola in 2014. We are also, through international humanitarian organizations and institutions such as UNICEF AND WFP, delivering food and nutrition programs in Liberia. As President Xi has announce, China is determine to make Chinese-made COVID vaccines a global public product and we are ready to carry out cooperation with Liberia in this regard”, the Chinese Ambassador said.
May 05, 2021 18:45 UTC
MONROVIA — The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Patrice Motsepe has overturned the ban or suspension on the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex. The CAF president said the ban on Liberia is a complete embarrassment to him as the president of CAF and to Liberia as well. He said that CAF is prepared to work with Liberia to improve sports in the country, especially football and infrastructure. Minister Wilson lauded the President of CAF Patrice Motsere for the support. In response to Minister Wilson’s appeal, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino said, FIFA is here to do whatever it takes to improve sports in Liberia.
May 05, 2021 12:56 UTC
The date for the election hasn’t been decided, but speculations are rife that the Board of Directors of the organization are contemplating on moving the venue of the election from Philadelphia to Minnesota. However, FrontPageAfrica has been unable to reach to Board chairman Mr Nathaniel Dakaboi regarding the authenticity of the speculations. “We are now deeply concerned by the rapid, unjustified, premeditated, and calculated mystery behind the relocation of the venue for the election,” he said. The rumored change of the elections venue has been a major talking point on social media, with an official of the Board and president of UBCAA Pennsylvania chapter registering their disapprovals. We strong against division!”Blyden Kennedy, chaplain of the Board couldn’t hide his anger at the Board’s rumored decision to change the venue of the election when he responded to a post on Facebook: “UBCAA, a failed organization.
May 05, 2021 12:45 UTC