Initiatives To Empower Poor People

-Girls And Women Are Essential To Progress
WASHINGTON, October 9, 2019—growth in Sub-Saharan Africa remained slow through 2019, hampered by persistent uncertainty in the global economy and the slow pace of domestic reforms, according to the 20th edition of Africa’s Pulse, the World Bank’s twice-yearly economic update for the region. Overall growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to rise to [2.6] percent in 2019 from [2.5] percent in 2018, which is 0.2 percentage points lower than the April forecast. This edition of Africa’s Pulse includes special sections on accelerating poverty reduction and promoting women’s empowerment.

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U.S. Congressional Delegation to Visit Liberia October 8-9

Monrovia, Liberia – A Congressional delegation from the United States will visit Liberia on October 8 and 9, 2019. The U.S. legislators, traveling with the House Democracy Partnership (“HDP”), will be led by the HDP Chairman, Representative David Price of North Carolina. The delegation also includes Representative Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma, Representative Barbara Lee of California, Representative Diana DeGette of Colorado, and Representative Alma Adams of North Carolina. Read more

Liberia and Japan Sign Fisheries Grant Agreement

-For Supply Of Free Motorized Yamaha Engines To Local Fishermen
The government of Liberia and the Japanese government have signed a fisheries grant agreement for the supply of Motorize Yamaha engines to local fishermen in Montserrado, Grand Cape Mount, Grand Bassa and Rivercess Counties without cost.
Speaking at the signing ceremony Monday October 7, 2019 heldat the Liberian Foreign Ministry in Monrovia, the Director General of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority commended the Japanese government for the donation of 400 yamaha motorized engines to Liberian artisanal fishermen. Read more

Guinea Consoles Liberia Over Death Children In Fire

-Donates Thirty Thousand United States Dollars (30,000.00USD)
A high members Guinean Government delegation is in Liberia to sympathize with the Government and people of Liberia for the loss of 28 people who recently died in a fire incidence in Bassa Town Community, Paynesville City.
On Wednesday, September 18th, Liberians woke up to the horrible news of a fire incidence at an Islamic school operated by the United Dawah Umah (UDU), a Muslim organization, in the Paynesville suburb of Bassa Town, where 28 young Muslim male students were being trained to memorize the Quran. Two of the students survived the fire, while 26 students along with two teachers fell to the cold hand of death. Read more

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