-In Fighting Corruption
The President of Liberia, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah has described payroll padding or the placement of ghost names on payrolls, and other corrupt practices as a long existed phenomenon in Liberia’s public service which previous political administrations failed to eradicate. He promised that his administration would continue to take the rightful steps in order to end such practices. Read more
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-In Fighting Corruption
-Monrovia-Kakata Project Underway
The second phase of the World Bank funded Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project (LACEEP) is advancing.
According to report, the Monrovia-Kakata corridor electrification project aimed at connecting 10,300 new users to the national electricity grid has resumed. Read more
-Focus On Food Security
Pursuant to a request from the Liberian Government to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to assist the country attain food security and boost rice production, Liberia’s Foreign Minister (FM), Gbehzongar M. Findley and FAO Representative to Liberia, Ms. MariatouNjie, have held talks in Monrovia.
The Government had asked FAO to help ensure that various fruits and food imported or produced in Liberia are safe for human consumption and to also assist in the production of the country’s staple food, rice. Read more
-Affecting The Liberia Electricity Corporation And Children Under 18
President of the Republic, Dr. George Manneh Weah, has issued Executive Order 94 exempting the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) from duty free and General Services Tax (GST) on petroleum products, including GST on special categories of equipment, materials and vehicles used by the LEC in the conduct of its operations.
The GST exempt for LEC include 85.04 transformers, 85.44 wires, 73.08 light poles and 90.28.90.00.00 electrical wires. Others in this category of GST are 84.26-84.28 specialized vehicles and 87.02-87.04 operational vehicles. Read more
-Generates Over LD$20 Million
A local women organization, Community Women Empowerment Organization (COWEO) will on December 22, 2018 host its 6th annual convention in Kolba City, Kolahun District.
Established in September 2012 in Kolahun, COWEO is working to ensure girls and women have access and control over economic resources as well as create the enabling environment to form part of decision making that affects their communities and livelihoods. Currently, the organization is working with over 80 women groups in three administrative districts including, Kolahun, Wanhassa and Lukambeh. Read more
The President of the Republic, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, has fulfilled yet another major promise—this time launching a US$3 million Pro-Poor Loan scheme aimed at empowering struggling Liberian businesses surmount their longtime spectators’ role in the Liberian economy.
During the 2017 elections campaign and in his inaugural speech early this year, the President promised that he would enunciate policies and programs towards the empowerment of Liberians to take custody of the Liberian economy and not be mere spectators in it. Read more
Twenty-five local traditional Zoes who participated in a day-long awareness session on ending female genital mutilation (FGM) in Liberia have highlighted the importance of involving local traditional authorities as the main drivers of efforts to end the practice.
The Zoes spoke Tuesday in Gbarnga, Bong County during a day-long awareness session on FGM organized by the NGO Women Solidarity Incorporated (WOSI) and funded by the European Union as part of its support toward the observance of the ’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence.’ Read more