-Recommits To Women’s Cause
President George Manneh Weah on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, turned another historical page in his presidential manifesto by conferring upon himself the enviable appellation of “Liberia’s Feminist-In-Chief.”
By the declaration, the President reaffirms unwavering commitment to the pursuit of the feministic ideals that guarantee the rights and wellbeing of women. Read more
-Recommits To Women’s Cause
The Liberian First Lady, Madam Clar Marie Weah, has challenged Liberian women and girls to rise up and take on leadership roles in various sectors of society in order to make greater impact and difference in their respective communities and the world at large.
The Liberian First Lady called for more women leaders across Africa and the world, stressing that women leadership enhances growth and development, ensures better policy making and problem solving. Read more
-Nearly Half The World Lives On Less Than $5.50 A Day
Economic advances around the world mean that while fewer people live in extreme poverty, almost half the world’s population – 3.4 billion people – still struggles to meet basic needs, the World Bank said.
Living on less than $3.20 per day reflects poverty lines in lower-middle-income countries, while $5.50 a day reflects standards in upper-middle-income countries, the World Bank said in its biennial Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report, “Piecing Together the Poverty Puzzle.” Read more
-Following Pik Botha’s Demise
The President of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency George M. Weah has sent a message of consolation to the Government and People of South Africa following the death of former South African Foreign Minister H.E. Pik Botha.
Former Foreign Minister Pik Botha died at the age of 86 on Friday, October 12, 2018 at his home in Pretoria.
According to a Foreign Ministry release, President George Manneh Weah, on behalf of Liberia, extended heartfelt condolences to President Cyrus Ramaphosa, and through him, to the Government and people of South Africa, especially the bereaved family for the irreparable loss sustained. Read more
-Pres. Weah Issues Decree
-Addresses Economic Hardship
The people’s president, as he is intermittently described by aficionados, Liberian leader, President George Manneh Weah, is making sufficient efforts to translate his pro-poor agenda into actions.
Besides dealing with perennial issue of roads across the country for accessibility, Pres. Weah has accomplished another significant milestone in his determination to ease severe economic constrain on the ordinary citizen.
In his latest move, the President has issued a decree otherwise referred to as “Executive Order” which stresses the need for exigent measures to ease economic burdens on Liberian citizens and residents, something the Liberian leader noted would enable the people to access the nation’s staple food, rice at all times with ease. Read more
-Added: Ex-President Sirleaf, Ex-Speaker Tyler, and Ex- Pro-Temp Armah Jallah
Latest reports are that after Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) Charles Sirleaf and others have been granted permission to leve the country for medical and other reasons, Liberian investigators have added the names of ex-President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Ex-Speaker Alex Tyler and Ex-president pro-temp of the Senate, Senator Armah Jallah on the expanded list of people asked to stay in the country to help in the investigations of the alleged missing sixteen billions of dollars. Read more
-Set to Brighten Liberia’s Image Abroad
-Wins Prestigious Global and Peace and Humanitarian Award in USA
Liberia needs women of substance as role models to continue keeping the flame of female leadership aglow after the exit of Ex-President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia’s first female president and first winner of the covetous Nobel Price for Peace from the leadership scene after a 12 years stewardship of the state.
If one is to determine who are now Liberia’s top role models during this era of Liberia’s 24th President His Excellency Dr. George Manneh Weah, names that come up would include Liberia’s cultural ambassador JuliEndee, whose contributions to promoting peace and the Liberian culture and engaging traditional leaders in efforts to promote peace is unique in the anal of Liberian history. Read more