Monthly Archives: April 2019

Liberian Lawyer Wins Goldman Prize For Risking His Life To Protect Liberia’s Forests

A Liberian lawyer, who stopped the destruction of over half a million acres of the country’s tropical forests, has been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environment Prize. Alfred Brownell, 53, was forced to flee Liberia and remains exiled in the United States after he mounted a campaign against Singapore-controlled Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL), one of the world’s biggest palm oil producing

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UN Commits To Efficient, Effective, Development Assistance Ties With Liberia

The United Nations has informed the Government of Liberia that it remains committed to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of development cooperation subsisting between the world body and Liberia, requesting, however, that accountability remains a hallmark in this endeavor. The UN said this will be channelled through combined efforts with the Government of Liberia that will lead further to the

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NaFAA Receives New Fisheries Patrol Vessel

The Director General of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority is commending the Welsh Government of the United Kingdom for donating a fisheries patrol vessel to Liberia. The Fisheries patrol vessel, the Pride of Wales, arrived on the 26th of April 2019, and its situated at the Freeport of Monrovia. It is intended to boast government’s effort towards curbing illegal,

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Larkay-Ta Township Commissioner Ends Daylong Citizens Participatory Development Meeting

The Commissioner of Lackay-ta Township in District #4 Margibi County has ended a daylong Citizens’ participatory development meeting aimed at fast striking the Developmental agenda of the Township under the Pro-poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD). Commissioner George Cooper speaking during the meeting in the Township over the weekend said the gathering was intended to allow his office update

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Liberia’s Chief Imam Worries Over Growing Waves Of Division-Blames Opposition, Ruling Party’s Members

The Chief Imam of Liberia, Sheik Ali Krayee says he is worried over the growing waves of division taking place in the country under the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) led government. Iman Krayee disclosed that Liberia’s past stable political system is deteriorating faster alleging that members of the opposition bloc and critics of the government are engaged in seeking

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MOCI Director Of Industrial Compliance Warns Liberians Against Negative Confrontation

The Director of Industrial Compliance at the Ministry of Commerce is warning Liberians against getting involved in a negative confrontation that have the propensity to further divide them. Director Nyenati Kaffey, Sr. explained that negative confrontation will not help Liberia and Liberians, thereby appealing to Liberian Politicians to give the Weah led-government the needed solution that will move the Country

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Local Disaster Management Committee Embarks On Flood Prevention And Drainage Control Project In Margibi

A specialized local disaster management committee made up of Flood affected Communities under the Banner “Ben Creek Disaster Management Team” has embarked on an exercise gear towards flood prevention and drainage control ahead of this year’s heavy downpour rainy season. Speaking at the start of the project in Kakata Margibi County over the weekend, Benedict Sackie, Chairman of the specialized

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