Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor’s scholarship program, which focuses on women education in Liberia, has assisted over 35 female students from various high schools in Sinoe County with huge consignments of educational materials under its outreach. Read more
First Lady Clear Marie Weah has provided US$8,000 to Liberia’s Under-17 and Under-20 female teams, craving for more engagements with women’s football in Liberia.
Madam Weah, who was appointed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad as CAF Ambassador for women’s football in Morocco, said that she wants to connect and help to push the agenda of women’s football in the country. Read more
Associate Justice Yussif Kaba is expected to grants or deny prosecution lawyers petition this Wednesday, February 19, seeking to correct Judge Blamo Dixon’s alleged legal blunder to recuse himself from the case of five ex-Central Bank of Liberia alleged L$2.6 billion theft saga at the Criminal Court ‘C’ without any grounds. Read more
The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System in Liberia has reaffirmed the global body’s commitment to stability within the Mano River Union (MRU) region.
Coordinator Kinsley Amaning said peace and stability in member states are critical to deepening democracy, fostering good governance and sustainable development in the MRU basin. Read more
A Commissioner at the National Elections Commission (NEC) has said the lack of active participation of women in politics undermines democracy in the West African sub-region.
Commissioner Boakai Dukuly stated that to achieve the enhancement of democracy within the sub-region without the active participation of women at the parliamentary level will create a serious social and economic impact in the region. Read more
The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MYS) and the World Bank have certificated and awarded US$10,000 to five Liberian youths for their engagement with the best innovative designs for a work-base platform on the Liberia Youth Employability and Empowerment Project (LYEEP) Hackathon 2020 program. Read more
A 36 year-old man identified as Cyrus K. Paye, who reportedly set his partner, Etta Paye, on fire that led to her death in the Mount Barclay community, outside Monrovia, has pleaded not guilty to the crime.
Following the reading of the indictment on Monday at the Criminal Court “A”, defendant Paye pleaded not guilty, thereby taking issue with the State to prove its case. Read more