Monthly Archives: November 2018

‘Political Gangsterism’ ALJA Described By – Election Violence; Wants Independent Probe Of CDC And Opposition Campaigners’ Scuffle

The Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas (ALJA) has termed as unfortunate the recent brawl, which erupted between partisans of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) and supporters of the opposition alliance endorsed candidate in the Montserrado County District-13 by-election during a campaign rally held in the township of New Georgia. In a press release issued on Tuesday,

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“Child Protection Policy In Place Since 2013” More Than Me Tells Gender Minister – Says Ministry Report Is False

The organization at the center of the Pro-Publica documentary ” More Than Me” has responded to the Government of Liberia initial report in which it said the organization did not have a child protection policy in place until 2018. More Than Me in a letter to Minister of Gender, Williametta Piso Saydee­-Tarr said they are committed to working cooperatively with

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NTA Management Succumbs! – Caves Into Mounting Pressure From Bus Drivers

Following nine hours of strike action by employees, especially the bus drivers of the National Transit Authority (NTA), the management of the entity has surrendered to massive pressure. This Monrovia Times on Monday, November 19, 2018 witnessed the strike action instituted by bus drivers for salary increment and other benefits which according to them had been denied them by management.

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Education, Health Partner For Healthy Students

To ensure Liberian students learn under a healthy ambiance, the Ministries of Education and Health have launched School Health Integrated Program for Liberia (SHIP) in partnership with Sightsaver, a nongovernmental organization (NGO) working to save humanity. The program which is expected to benefit more than 2000 schools across the country will work to provide eye screening, deworming, oral and ear

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LRRRC, UNHCR Hold Retreat On Local Integration

As Liberia moves to locally integrate Ivorian refugees into Liberian host communities, the Government of Liberia, through Liberia Refugee Repatriation and Resettlement Commission (LRRRC) with the support of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is conducting a three-day retreat on local integration of Ivorian refugees in Liberia, at the Farmington Hotel in Margibi County. Held from 20-22 November

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SWAL Sets Up Election Committee

The Leadership of the Sports Writers Association of Liberia (SWAL) has set up a four-Man Ad-hoc Elections Committee to conduct elections within the association in accordance with the SWAL constitution. A statement from SWAL says the committee members were selected by the Leadership of following series of consultations with other senior members and decision finalized at a Leadership Meeting on

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Police Inspector General To Pay Three Days Visit To Margibi

Ahead of the celebration of the festive season (Christmas) the Inspector General of the Liberia National Police, Patrick Toe Sudue is expected to pay a three-day visit to Margibi County. The three days visit according to the Chief Superintendent of Police in the County Sylvester Hina is meant for the Inspector General to solicit the views of citizens of Margibi

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