Monthly Archives: June 2019

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants

Visa applicants to the United States are required to submit any information about social media accounts they have used in the past five years under a State Department policy that started on Friday. Such account information would give the government access to photos, locations, dates of birth, dates of milestones and other personal data commonly shared on social media. “We

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“Support Each Woman Political Journey Through Village Savings” Montserrado County Senatorial Candidate Recommends

Women’s Political Participation throughout African politics has been marred with financial and economic strengths during electoral processes which would mean that the rising need for women to be empowered is met. The case would not be similar to that of Liberia where women are gradually being given the space and chance to earn means of survivability and livelihood while men

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“We Are Not Part Of Any Protest” LMA Boss Reveals

Barely days to the much publicize “June 7 Save The State Protest”, one of Liberia’s biggest institutions; the Liberia Marketing Association (LMA) has distanced itself from the process. LMA President Alice Gorpu Yeebahn made the disclosure in Kakata over the weekend at a groundbreaking ceremony for the renovation and modernization of the Kakata General Market. Mrs. Yeebahn in her statement

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LNBA Ends Weeklong Awareness On Legal Aid Clinic In Bong

The Liberia National Bar Association in collaboration with the Legal Professional and Anti-corruption Development program with support from USAID has ended a week-long county tour in Bong County. Speaking an interview with The Monrovia Times in the County, the Legal Aid Manager at the Liberia National Bar Association, Atty. Bendu Kpoto said the tour was intended to create awareness on

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US$290,000 Market Modernization Project Gets Underway In Kakata

The Ministry of Agriculture through the Smallholder Agricultural Productivity Enhancement and Commercialization Project, (MOA/SAPEC Project) has embarked on a little over two hundred and ninety thousand United State dollars US$290,000 market modernization project in Kakata, Margibi County. MOA/SAPEC in collaboration with the Administration of Margibi County over the weekend broke ground for the modernization of the dilapidated Kakata General Market.

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SHED Frees Five Detainees From The Gbarnga Central Prison

In an effort to curtail pre-trial detention in Liberia, Serving Humanity for Development and partners have for the second times free five detainees from the Gbarnga Central Prison in Gbarnga, Bong County. Serving Humanity for Development (SHED) is a rights group that deals with strengthening the rights of prisoners within correctional facilities at a grassroots level in Liberia. It is

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