Monthly Archives: July 2019

After 150 Years U.S Gov’t Presents Official Treaty Document Recognizing Liberia’s Independence

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Marie Royce has presented the official treaty Document in which the United States of America officially recognized Liberian Independence over 150 years ago. The U.S. Official presented the treaty document during her visit to Liberia last week when she spoke at the National Museum of Liberia about the historical ties between Liberia and the United

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Speaker Chambers Expresses Optimism, Liberia Budget Can Hit Beyond US$1-Billion, If…

“Liberia has a huge potential for economic growth. I believed that our resources can better serve us if we learn from how other countries are getting it right on the management of their natural resources, and our budget can go beyond a billion dollars.” House Speaker, Dr. Bhofal Chambers asserts. The Speaker was speaking in reference to government’s desire to

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Weah Lifts Bong Supt.’s Suspension…Dismisses Agriculture Minister Several Gov’t Officials

The President of Liberia, His Excellency George Manneh Weah has relieved Agriculture Minister Dr. Mogana Flomo of his post with immediate effect. The President has designated Deputy Agriculture Minister for Administration Precious Tetteh to act pending the appointment of a new minister. The President has also dismissed the Director-General of the Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI) Dr. Marcus Jones. Meanwhile,

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GOL, UN Launch Peacebuilding Fund Project In Bong County

The Government of Liberia and the United Nations in Liberia on Thursday, 27 June launched the Peacebuilding Fund Project in Gbarnga, Bong County, to support peacebuilding and income generating entrepreneurship among youth groups in Bong and Lofa Counties. The “Sustaining peace and improving social cohesion through the promotion of rural employment opportunities for youth in conflict-prone areas” project is a

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Finance Submits 2019/2020 Draft Budget For Scrutiny

President Dr. George M. Weah, represented by and through the Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Samuel Tweah along with the Deputy Minister of Budget MFDP Madam Tannie Brunson has submitted the National Budget 2019/2020 to the 54th Legislature, with an envelope size of US$532,906,966.00 (Five Hundred Thirty Two Million Nine Hundred Six Thousand Nine Hundred Sixty Six United States

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“Do Not Run Away” BWI’s Principal Tells Workers – Vows To Institute Stringent Measures

Days following his reinstatement by the Ministry of Education on the instruction of President George Manneh Weah, the Principal and Executive Officer of the Booker T. Washington Institute, Atty. Harris Fomba Tarnue is admonishing workers who supported his removal not to run away but should rather join him to make BWI a better place. Atty. Tarnue, ‘I said this last

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