Monthly Archives: November 2018

Combat Against Illicit Mining Re-enforced -As LME’s Official Restates Commitment

The Deputy Minister for Operations at the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy (LME), Emmanuel O. Sherman, has reaffirmed government’s commitment to combating illegal mining across Liberia to enable the nation to safeguard its resources and as well boost revenue generation in the mining sector. Illicit mining, according to Sherman, undermines the economy of a nation and give rise to

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ECONEC Partners With GIZ To Empower Media

The ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) has called for trust, openness and cooperation between election management bodies and the media to ensure the delivery of credible, transparent and peaceful elections in West Africa. “The media remains the most reliable instrument through which electoral issues involving participation and inclusivity are encouraged,” Prof Mahmood Yakubu, president of the ECONEC governing board

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Ahead Of Bong County Council Sitting: Journalist Calls For Allotment Of US$50,000 For Operation Of Local Radio Stations

Ahead of the pending Bong County Council Sitting, the News Editor of Kwatekeh FM, a local community radio station in Gbarnga, Joseph Titus Yekeryan, has stressed the need for Community Radio Stations in Bong County to be prioritized during the pending County council sitting. Speaking in an interview with The Monrovia Times on recently, Mr. Yekeryan stated that community radio

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WB Presents ‘Blueprint’ To Improve Transparency – In Extractive Sector

The World Bank Group (WBG) has released its recent publication titled: ‘License To Drill’ to governmental and non-governmental bodies in order to help improve transparency and accountability in the extractive and mineral sectors of the country. Presenting the book to the government and civil society organizations at a formal ceremony held at World Bank’s country office in Congo Town on

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