Monthly Archives: July 2018

Over The ‘Illegal’ Takeover of Five Insurance Companies: Media Group Blasts CBL

A pro-media advocacy group named and styled “African Journalist Network of Liberia” has categorically condemned recent action taken by the Central Bank of Liberia for taking over the operations of five insurance companies in the country. It can be recalled; the CBL in recent weeks placed five insurance companies under provisional administration. The companies, according to CBL assessments, have significant

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FIFA Clears LFA of Financial Malpractices

Report coming in from the headquarters of the Liberia Football Association (LFA) says Football’s World governing body; FIFA has found no major financial malpractices with the operations of the local Football Association. In a communication to the LFA, FIFA said it wants the LFA to follow laid down procedures in the procurement of goods and services as well as the

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BWI Celebrates 89th Founder’s Day

The only Technical and Vocational School in Margibi County, the Booker T. Washington Institute (BWI) has celebrated its 89th founder’s day anniversary in Kakata. The celebration started on Friday, June 29, 2018 with the dedication of projects implemented by the current Administration headed by the Principal and Chief Executive Officer of the BWI Atty. Harris Fomba Tarnue, the hosting of

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UL To Establish School Of Public Health

Authorities of the state-run University of Liberia (UL) on Thursday, June 28, 2018, held a stakeholders meeting over the establishment of three health programs at the institution. The three programs, namely: Certificate in Health System Leadership and Management (CHSLM), a Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BScPH) and a Masters of Public Health (MPH) with focal areas, were approved by

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New Wings of Capitol Building Completed – Dedication Sets For July 26

Due to lack of office spaces for new Lawmakers who were elected in the 2017 elections and following the delineation of districts in 2011, the government of the People’s Republic of China has completed construction of two additional wings of the Capitol Building, the official seat of the Liberian Legislature. Widely referred to as “Capitol Building,” the seat of the

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FAO, UNDP Pledge More Support To Promote Peace and Food Security In Liberia

Two UN agencies, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Development Programme have joined forces with the Government of Liberia to strengthen conflict prevention and improved alternative livelihoods for communities within concession affected areas in Bomi and Nimba County. The project titled: “Strengthen Conflict Prevention through the Establishment of Multi-stakeholder Platforms and Improved

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Surprise Whea Wins LKF Presidency

Stakeholders of Liberia Kickball Federation (LKF) at the weekend elected former Angels of the Sky (ASK Sisters) Vice President Emmanuel Surprise Whea as the new President of the Liberian Sport. In a tight election, Surprise Whea collected 24 of the 43 votes cast to defeat the Incumbent J. Youver Kollie. Surprise Whea had been Assistant Secretary-General for the LKF for

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