-But ‘Country Giant’ Undeterred
Although former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf unconditionally relinquished power democratically to incumbent President George Mannah Weah following his landslide victory during the 2017 presidential and legislative elections, Madam Sirleaf left on the presidential table what others called “hot potatoes” that must be cleared by her immediate political descendant.
As The Public Agenda Reports, Pres. Weah, often referred to as “Country Giant” has begun the clearing exercises and perhaps, mistakenly or intentionally, came to a point where he was compared to open one of the containers in which some of the hot potatoes are served for clearing. Read more
-But ‘Country Giant’ Undeterred
The Chief Organizer of the “She’s You Movement”, Clar Marie Weah, has accelerated women and girls’ empowerment campaign across Liberia.
Among other things, the “She’s You Movement” is aimed at promoting women empowerment, and ending all forms of violence perpetrated against women, girls and children in Liberia.
Speaking at the official launch of the “She’s You Movement” in Monrovia Thursday at the Centennial Pavilion, First Lady Weah said, “I stand to support the effort of women and girls because, when women are empowered the nation overcomes challenges.” Read more
-Focuses On Agriculture
The Liberia Agriculture Commodity Regulatory Authority (LACRA) Deputy Director General for Operation, Musa Konneh has urged citizens in Grand Bass County, Compound (2) to see agriculture as a way of development and stability in a country that is en-route to development. “Agriculture is one of the many sectors that promote sustainability in a country; therefore we should take it seriously and make it our responsibility to encourage people that are not thinking in the line of agriculture,” Konneh said. Read more
-As VP Taylor Calls For Political Will To Fight SGBV
Former Gender Based Violence coordinator at the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Madam Deddeh Kwekwe has been honored by UNFPA for outstanding commitment and dedicatory role play in the fight against SGBV in Liberia.
Receiving the certificate of honor presented to her by Dr. Jewel Howard Taylor, Vice President of Liberia, Madam Kwekwe lauded the UN system in Liberia for its support to the Liberian Government through the Ministry Gender in the fight against SGBV. Read more
-Extol Visiting US Medical Team
President George MannehWeah has praised a visiting American medical team for its hard work and relieving services targeting citizens, particularly underprivileged Liberians.
The Leader said, he was elated that citizens and other residents in the country were benefiting from valuable medical services being conducted by the team of US doctors.
He made the commendation Tuesday, June 18, 2019, when the visiting doctors paid him a courtesy call at his Foreign Affairs office in Monrovia. Read more
By Sherman C. Seequeh
It takes only those who don’t know and follow the boy from Gibraltar right here in Clara Town to bother about or celebrate derisions targeting him. The one parroted by the BBC the other day is so far the least or inconsequential in the chain of others. Read more
The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Williametta Saydee-Tarr, has pledged the ministry’s fullest support to the “She’s You Movement,” an initiative of First Lady Clar Marie Weah, which seeks to empower women and girls in Liberia.
Making remarks at the launch of the “She’s You Movement” in Monrovia on Thursday, Tarr said, the Ministry of Gender will work with the First Lady flagship program as it aligns with the workings of the ministry.
According to her, the initiative is welcoming and as such the Ministry will continue to work hard to improve the lives of women and children. Read more