The Chairman on Liberia National Commission on Small Arms (LiNCSA), Teklo Maxwell Grigsby, has said as Liberia consolidates its peace, it is important that attention be paid to the conflict and fragility triggers, and the proliferation of small arms that have destabilizing effects. Read more
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Full Text of Madam Leymah R. Gbowee, National Orator of Liberia’s 172nd Independence Day celebration
H.E. George Manneh Weah, President of the Republic of Liberia, H. E. Jewel Howard Taylor, Vice President Republic of Liberia, His Honor Frances Korkpor Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court, Hon. Bhoffa Chambers, Speaker and Members of the National Legislature, Hon. Albert Chie, Pro Temp and members of the Senate, Dean and Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Officials of Government, women of Liberia – women oh women – members of the religious community, members of the traditional council, foreign guests, business leaders, students, members of the fourth estate, fellow citizens. Read more
By Kimberlyn Mckeever & Fanta L. Keita
MONROVIA, July 21 (LINA) – Given the prolong stay of the Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the recent decision of the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the situation a global health emergency, the Director-General of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL), Dr. Tolbert Nyenswah, says there is no cause for panic as Liberia is fully prepared to fight the virus in case of any reoccurrence. Read more
Court Faces Internal, External Challenges on 21st Anniversary
(New York, July 16, 2019) – Member countries of the International Criminal Court (ICC) should renew their commitment on International Justice Day, July 17, 2019, to defend and strengthen this important justice institution, Human Right Watch said today. On July 17, 1998, 120 countries adopted the Rome Statute creating the ICC.
“Twenty-one years after its creation, the International Criminal Court is needed more than its founders ever imagined,” said Richard Dicker, international justice director at Human Rights Watch. “Despite the challenges the court is facing, its mandate and founding aspirations remain vitally important.” Read more
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
-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
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