Category Archives: Latest Posts

Support Needed To Tackle ICC Shortcomings

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

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

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

Nyenswah Wants Stakeholders Rally Support

-To Address Food Safety Issues
The Director General of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL), Tolbert Nyenswah, has stressed the need for all sectors in the country to rally support in ensuring that the issue of food safety is properly addressed.
“Food safety is a concern that needs our keen attention, it is everybody’s business, therefore our international partners, government, private sector, and all other stakeholders must play their roles in addressing the issues of food security in Liberia,” Nyenswah stated. Read more

UNFPA Honors Deddeh Kwekwe

Madam Deddeh Kwekwe & VP. Howard Taylor

-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

Liberia, AfDB Sign Two Grant Agreements For Agric, Tourism Sectors

The Government of Liberia represented by the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed two grant agreements to support the country’s agriculture and tourism sectors.
The agreements, according to Mrs. Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, AfDB Director General for West Africa Region, demonstrates the bank’s desire to always work with the Government and people of Liberia. Read more

« Older Entries