MCC Ends Two Days Solid Waste Stakeholder Conference

-Signs Resolution For The Development Of Waste Management
The two days Solid Waste Stakeholders Conference hosted by the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) held at the Monrovia City Hall has ended.
Stakeholders who attended the Monrovia City Corporation Solid Waste conference signed a resolution for a sustainable development of waste management support in Monrovia.
The resolution amongst other things focused on increasing national budgetary support for the management of waste in Monrovia, identifying revenue resources for waste and supporting the value chain for waste which includes recycling and reusing. Read more

Pres. Weah Returns From Paris

-With Strong Thoughts on Peace
President George Manneh Weah has weighed in on benefits Liberia stands to accrue in maintaining the country’s hard-won peace, reiterating his stance that the world could disintegrate in the absence of peace.
Addressing reporters upon arrival at the Roberts International Airport Thursday, November 15, the Liberian leader called on citizens to strive for peaceful co-existence and to join peoples of the world to sustain global peace, adding, “Our world will not be stable without peace.” Read more

“Potential National Security Threat”

-Mayor Koijee Declares Waste
The Mayor of the City of Monrovia said improper waste disposal is a national security threat which requires a set of holistic approaches anchored on firm community engagement.
The Mayor referenced the rapid spread of the 2014 outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus which he noted, can be traced to the fundamentally challenge of waste management in Monrovia and other areas. Read more

MCC Holds Emergency Solid Waste Management Stakeholder Conference

-Seeks To Address The Dangling Waste Challenges Confronting Monrovia
The Monrovia City Corporation will on  Friday November 16,2018 commence a two day Solid Waste Management conference at the Monrovia City Hall.
The conference is expected to bring together stakeholders within the waste management sector including donors.
The conference is aimed at rallying the needed expertise, logistics, and synergy to address the rising solid waste challenges confronting Monrovia and its environs. Read more

ECOWAS Parliament Opens in Abuja

Front Row: L-R front Senator Prince Y. Johnson, Deputy Speaker Rep. Prince Moye, Rep. Rustolyn S. Dennis, Amb. Al-Hassan Conteh;
Back Row: L-R back: Rep. Richard Koon, Sen. Steve Zargo, Rep. Clarence Massaquoi& Rep. Edwin M. Snowe

-For Second Ordinary Session of 2018
The 2018 Second Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament opened today in Abuja, Nigeria, with various speakers drawing attention to pressing matters affecting the sub-region.
A Liberian Embassy release says the opening ceremony of the ECOWAS Parliament was attended by a host of Liberian parliamentarians and officials, including Senators Prince Y. Johnson, and Steve Zargo, Deputy Speaker Prince Moye, Representatives Edwin M. Snowe, Haja Fatta Siryon, Rustolyn S. Dennis, Richard Koon, Clarence Massaquoi, and Ambassador Al-Hassan Conteh. Read more

CDC Youth League Indicts Two Gov’t Officials

-For Undermining The Party Agenda
The Revolutionary National Youth League of the ruling Congress for Democratic Change or Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has indicted two top Ministers of the party.
In a press statement issued Monday, the Youth League accused Ministers Mabutu Vlah Nyenpan of the Public Works Ministry and Cooper W. Kruah of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of supporting candidates in the by-elections in Sinoe and Montserrado County electoral district #13 against the governing CDC’s candidates in those areas. Read more

Liberian Envoy Lauds Liberia & Nigeria’s Lead on ‘Good Democratic Tenets’

Liberia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Professor Al-Hassan Conteh has lauded Nigeria and Liberia’s good democratic tenets.
A release from the Liberian Embassy in Nigeria recalls smooth transitions in Liberia and Nigeria’s respective recently held electoral processes which strongly demonstrate both countries’ good democratic tenets.
According to the release, the Liberian Envoy made the assertions when he served as the keynote speaker of the 9th Annual Conference of the Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), a renowned non-governmental organization based in Nigeria. The conference was held recently at the Honorable Justice Idris legbo Kutigi International Conference Center in Minna, the Capital of Niger State. Read more

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