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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

World Bank Liberia Has A New Country Manager

Khwima Nthara

The World Bank has named Mr. Khwima Nthara as the new Country Manager for Liberia. Mr. Nthara will be succeeding Ms. Larisa Leshchenko who comes to the end of her tenure on July 31.
Mr. Nthara, a Malawian national, joined the Bank in 2005 as an Economist in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department. He comes to Liberia with extensive World Bank experience in the field and at Read more

Pres. Weah Calls For Dialogue

-Urges Aggrieved Liberians
Amid heightening political tension in Liberia which some observers say is being fuelled by defeat sustained by some politicians in the 2017 presidential and legislative elections, President George Manneh Weah has extended an olive branch to Liberians, particularly those who feel aggrieved to sit on a table to dialogue.
The latest comment comes days after the much talked-about infamous “June 7 ‘Save the State’ protest ended in deadlock. Read more

Court Orders Buchanan Businessman Arrested

-After Failing To Show Up To Trial
The Second Judicial Circuit Court in Grand Bassa has issued an arrest order for a local businessman, Charles A. Edward after he failed to show up for his arraignment in court.
Edward was initially arrested and charged on October 26, 2018, with unlicensed sale and distribution of narcotics. Police say Edward had 414 grams of cocaine worth US$16,544 and 58.8 grams of heroin worth US$2,058.
He was forwarded to the Buchanan Magisterial Court before later being transferred to the Second Judicial Circuit Court for trial. Read more

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