Category Archives: Naws

Iman Urges Liberians To Maintain Peace

-As Muslims Observe ‘Abraham Day’
An Imam of the Gurley Street Mosque in central Monrovia has urged Liberians to ensure that peace and security are maintained in the country as a guarantee to development of the West African nation.
Imam Isiaka Sumaworo stated that without peace in the country, it will be difficult for government to foster socio-economic development that would better the lives of the Liberian people. Read more

“Ultra-Virus, Unacceptable”

-NMCL Reacts To Aggrieved Muslims
MONROVIA-The leadership of the National Muslim Council of Liberia (NMCL) has frowned on recent action of some aggrieved members of the NMCL who recently announced a breakaway faction of the organization, terming such pronouncement as a complete misunderstanding of the rules and policy of the NMCL as well as the values and teachings of Islam. Read more

NaFAA, FAO Strengthen Collaboration

-As Director General Glassco Sign MOU for Fisheries Research
The government of Liberia, through the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority, has signed a fisheries research Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Monrovia.
The MOU entails fisheries independent stock assessment using a fisheries research vessel named Dr. Firdtjof Nansen, for the enhancement of small scales fisheries and capacity building.
At the same time, the MOU will support the application of the ecosystem approach to fisheries management considering the climate and pollution impacts. Read more

AFL Sixth Batch Of Peacekeepers Complete Training Heads For Mali

A contingent of the Armed Forces of Liberia is expected to be deployed in Mali as part of the ongoing United Nation Peacekeeping Mission in that West African State. The troops to be deployed have completed pre-deployment training at the Camp Sande Ware Barracks located in Careysburg, that have prepared them for any circumstances that they may encounter while on the mission in Mali. Read more

Africa’s Key Development Partners Formalize Their Commitment

-To Help Address Food And Nutrition Security In Times Of Climate Change
KIGALI, August 6, 2019 – In partnership with the African Union, leaders of four multilateral agencies – The African Development Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Bank– called a high-level meeting with development partners on August 5-6 in Kigali, Rwanda at the first Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue (AFSLD). The event focuses on concrete ways to strengthen and accelerate their support to food security programs in Africa and help African agriculture adapt to climate change through increased partnerships and coordination. Read more

President Weah Warns Against Negative Media Reportage

-As He Dedicates Modern Market Building
His Excellency Dr. George Manneh Weah has called on the media of Liberia to report the positive developments of Liberia and desist from reportages that portray the negative image of the country.
The President, who recently decriminalized free speech through the Legislature, said while he does not intend to influence media content, it was important that media reports convey facts and truths of happenings in the country as their professional and national responsibility. Read more

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