The Bishop of the Tabernacle of Praise Church International based in North Carolina, the United States of America has urged young people in Liberia to engender the spirit of self-confidence and esteem if they are to achieve their goals. Read more
-In Community Forrest Monitoring
As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen the capacity of Non-State Actors (NSAs) in forest governance, the Volunteers to Support International Efforts in Developing Africa (VOSIEDA) through the Civil Society Independent Forest Monitors (CS-IFM) will on next week commence a one month rigorous training in forest monitoring for community members. Read more
– President Weah Reassures Liberians
President George Manneh Weah is not leaving any stone unturned to touch the lives of all Liberians as evidenced by the series of life changing projects the government has embarked upon, such as the coastal defense initiative to bring relief to Liberians who have been suffering from intermittent waves of sea erosion over the years. Read more
-As Ghanaian Experts Arrive
The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA), in collaboration with the Liberia Seamen Union, will host a Weeklong International Seafarers Training beginning Monday July 16, 2018 at the Mesurado Pier on the Bushrod Island. The Seamen Training, which will be facilitated by Experts from the Regional Maritime University in Accra, Ghana, will bring together 50 Seafarers from the Liberia Seamen Union. Read more
– Says President Weah
President George Manneh Weah has assured Liberians that he is committed to working and changing the country for the better in spite of biting public criticisms of his government over the state of the economy and other national issues.
The Liberian leader said he and his government are not deterred by the ugly state of politics, as they are doing everything humanly possible to make Liberia the place for all Liberians to live and enjoy. Read more
President George Manneh Weah has nominated the Minister of Finance and Development Planning Hon. Samuel D Tweah as the National orator for this year’s 171st Independence Day anniversary on July 26, 2018
“The President has the prerogative to select, all the past Presidents have followed the same procedure, and he has seen it best to select Hon. Samuel Tweah, the Finance Minister,” adding that this year every county superintendent will host and supervise their own programs under the overall supervision of the Ministry of Internal Affairs,” he said.
This appointment was disclosed by the Chief of Protocol of the Republic of Liberia, Mr. Jarvis Witherspoon when he addressed the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) regular Thursday press briefing at the Information ministry yesterday to announce activities marking the auspicious occasion. Read more
– Says Inspector General
-Release More Details on Nigerian Caught With Counterfeit Notes
In the wake of the arrest of two Nigerians with large amounts of counterfeit banknotes, Inspector General Patrick Sudue of the Liberia National Police says counterfeiting is contributing to the increasing inflation rate in the country.
The arrest of the two men comes at a time of accelerating depreciation of the Liberian dollar against the U.S. dollar, prompting calls on the government to stabilize the economy. Read more