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Gov’t Debunks Opposition Claims Of Extravagant Independence Anniversary Fete

Information Minister Lenn Eugene Nagbe has refuted reports that the Government of Liberia is spending US$ 1.5 million for the upcoming July 26th Independence Day celebration.
Nagbe, in an interview with VOA “Day Break Africa” on Wednesday, said the budget for the Independence Day celebration is under US$400,000 contrary to speculations being spewed in the public by some opposition politicians.
“The entire budget for the July 26 celebrations is under US$400,000 and most of it is going into projects that the President will be dedicating,” Nagbe indicated. Read more

World Bank Supports Strengthening Liberia’s Public Service Accountability

The World Bank Board has approved an International Development Association (IDA) grant of $19 million equivalent to improve domestic revenue mobilization systems and strengthen financial control and accountability in public finances.
This grant financing, approved Tuesday, July 16, will be executed under the Public Financial Management Reforms for Institutional Strengthening (PFMRIS) Project. Read more

FDA Boss Wants Forest Rangers Armed To Protect Wildlife, Forests

The Managing Director of the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) C. Mike Doryen, is proposing that ‘Forest Rangers’ of the entity be armed as a means of enabling them to adequately protect Liberian wildlife and forests.
Doryen stated that the arming of Forest Rangers will go a long way in protecting and preventing the destruction of the forest and wildlife in the nation.
Doryen made the statement Wednesday at a program marking the celebration of World Chimpanzee Day held at the Duport Road Park in Paynesville outside Monrovia. Read more

Grand Kru Police Charge City Solicitor

-For “Raping” 7-Year-Old
The City Solicitor at the Sorroken Magisterial Court in Grand Kru County, Fancis Kaydor, 33, is accused of raping a seven-year-old girl on June14 in Naweken Trehn District.
The local prosecutor has denied the allegation.
But his denial of the allegation did not stop the Women and Children Protection Division of the county’s police detachment from nailing him with the charge of Statutory Rape. Read more

NHA, Shelter Afrique Signed MoU

-For The Provision Of 1000 Housing Units For Low Income”
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019 the National Housing Authority (NHA) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Shelter Afrique for the provision of 1000 housing units for low income earners.
The signing ceremony, was held in Nairobi, Kenya as NHA was represented by Hon. Cecelia Cuffy Brown, Managing Director, while Shelter Afrique was represented by its Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director Hon. Andrew Chimphondah. Read more

LIS Holds Interactive Engagement With Alien Community

As a means of providing adequate information to aliens relative to activities of the Liberia Immigration Service (LIS), the institution over the weekend held an interactive engagement with aliens in the Township of West Point.
Speaking during the engagement, LIS Commissioner General Robert Budy said the community interaction is intended to improve the relationship between members of the alien community and LIS. Read more

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