Weah’s U.S. Policy

-In Dilemma Or On Track?
President George Manneh Weah of Liberia ought to do his utmost not to repeat the same mistake that Ex-Ivorian leader President Laurent Gbagbo made during his days in office, in turning his back on western countries mainly France and the United States throughout his first presidential mandate.
By doing so, President Gbagbo, a socialist whose political party, the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) whose ideas are modeled on socialist line, thereby created a platform of mistrust between his government and the west, notably France and the United States as he never dared visit neither France nor the United States while in power. Read more

Pres. Weah’s Laudable Olive Branch

PRESIDENT GEORGE MANNEH Weah will be remembered in the anal of Liberian history as one of the few or the only Liberian President to extend an olive branch of friendship to opposition parties and the press to criticize the weaknesses of his administration.
THIS IS INDEED A laudable and magnanimous gesture, as the President is demonstrating to the Liberian people that, it is you who gave me the mandate to rule through your votes on October 19, 2017 and through the presidential run-off on December 26, 2017 and so I count on you, the people of Liberia to efficiently rule by voicing out the weaknesses and shortcomings of my regime. Read more

Amb. Wean Wants Women To Access Land, Credits, Education

Mrs. Clar M. Weah

Liberia’s First Lady, Ambassador Clar M. Weah is calling for international support to build the capacity of girls and women in Liberia, especially in the rural areas by guvung them access to land, cedit facilities and education, as this is an effective way of empowering them.
Madam Clar added that providing women with the requisite training will enhance gender equality and promote economic development in the country. Read more

‘Speaking Pro-Poor but, Doing Pro-Rich’

– EFFL’s Criticizes Recast Budget
The Head of the Economic Freedom Fighters of Liberia (EFFL), Mr. Emmanuel Gonquio has sharply criticized the allocations made in the recast Budget of the Pro-poor agenda of President Geotge Manneh Weah’s administration recently submitted to the National Legislature, adding that it was an opportunity missed.
Speaking at a news conference in Monrovia recently, Mr. Gonquoi noted that the budget offered an opportunity and platform for the President to show to Liberians and the world that his administration is going to put in place the appropriate policies and programs intended to empower and lift poor Liberians out of poverty. Read more

Int’l Forest Day Observed

Abraham Billy (Progrma Manager)-FENRM

A coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGO) under the banner NGO Coalition and international partners on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 observed International Day of Forest Celebration. International Day of Forest at an impressive program held at the Corina Hotel under the theme: “Save Liberia’s Tropical Forest, Save Liberia’s Future”.
The program which is held every year in March was organized by the NGO Coalition of Liberia with funding support from the European Union (EU) through Volunteer To Support International Efforts In Developing Africa (VOSEIDA) and Tropenbos International. Read more

Sierra Leone’s 2018 Elections

-Who Becomes Next Vice President?
Whatever the outcome of Sierra Leone’s Presidential Run-off elections between the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) of ex-Central Bank Governor and Ex-Foreign minister Dr. Samura Kamara, and the main opposition party candidate ex-junta leader Julius Maada Bio’s Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) will be when Sierra Leoneans go to the polls on March 27, 2018, what is crystal clear is that a Sierra Leonean Fulah, most probably of Guinean descent will be elected the country’s next Vice President. Read more

First Lady At the UN in New York

Mrs. Clar M. Weah at 62nd CSW, NY, USA

– For Women Empowerment Advocacy
Liberia’s First Lady, Ambassador Clar M. Weah has pledged her commitment to represent Liberia in the best way possible at all times.
Ambassador Weah said her commitment was based on the warm reception and support Liberians at home and abroad continue to accord her. “Whatever I have to do and wherever I have to go to represent the women and people of Liberia, it will be done,” said Ambassador Weah. Read more

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