President Weah Launches US$8 Million Housing Project

President George Weah has launched an $8 million modern Rural Housing Project in Margibi County to lift rural inhabitants out of poverty and end years of outmoded domicile, not representative of 21st Century modernity.
The Liberia Agency for Community Empowerment (LACE) is implementing the initiative named and styled “Special Presidential Pro-Poor Housing Unit Project,” targeting 568 housing units across the 15 sub-political divisions. Read more

Gambian Police Beat Journalist Returned From Exile

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Gambian authorities to identify and punish the police officers who attacked radio station manager Pa Modou Bojang while he was covering deadly clashes between police and protesters in Faraba Banta, a village 50 km south of the capital, Banjul, on 18 June
The manager of Home Digital FM, Bojang was violently assaulted on the morning of 18 June while he was covering a protest by residents against the mining of sand in the area, which they say is polluting rice paddies. Two people were killed as police tried to break up the demonstration. Read more

Students Endorses Madam Mary W.M. Nyumah

–As President of NTAL
By Prince T. Harris & Naneka Hoffman
The students of Botoe Barclay Junior and Senior high School on Monday June 18, 2018 endorsed Mrs. Mary W.M. Nyumah as President of the National Teachers Association of Liberia (NTAL).
The endorsement program was held on the main campus of the institution of Nyien Community, Bong Mine, and Fuamah District lower Bong County. Read more

PPCC Conducts Public Procurement Orientation Sessions

-For Public Officials
The Public Procurement and Concessions Commission (PPCC) has commenced the conduct of series of procurement sensitization workshops aimed at strengthening the procurement capacity of newly elected and appointed officials of the Liberian Government.
The sessions commenced on Monday, June 18, 2018 in the Second Floor Conference Hall of Ministry of Finance and Development Planning. The conduct of the workshops was made possible through the joint efforts of Public Procurement and Concessions Commission (PPCC), and United Nations Development Program(UNDP). Read more

Agric Power To Transform Liberia To Over US $10 Billion

– In GDP in Five Years through Agriculture.
Agric Power Africa, an international Organization in the Country has disclosed that it will transform Liberia to over $10 Billion United State dollars in to Liberia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) within five
years.
Speaking yesterday at a news Conference following a closed door meeting with authority at Ministry of Agriculture in Gordonsville, the Chairman of Agric Power Africa, Mr. Aroms Emmanuel Aigbehi said that Agriculture holds huge potentials for earning untold revenue for Liberia as a country and for individuals. Read more

A Focus On Agriculture Will Enhance Growth

By J.Newton Flomo( Layout Editor, New Liberia, Newspaper )
Liberia stands to benefit a great deal (especially in the agricultural sector) from the more than US$500 million loan that is geared towards connecting major economic corridors with paved road networks.
This is so because farmers have experienced difficulties in moving their produce to the market due to the impassability of our road networks -something that has obstructed our ability to be able to feed ourselves. Read more

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