Author Archives: Lisa Diasay

To Boost Environmental Monitoring – EPA receives 25 Motorbikes from UNDP

In an effort to boost environmental monitoring and data collection in Liberia, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has donated 25 motorbikes and accessories to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The donation was made on Monday, July 9, 2018, in Monrovia. Making the donation of the motorbikes keys to EPA boss Hon. Nathaniel T. Blama, Sr., UNDP Country Director, Dr.

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UL joins fight against SGBV

Faculty and students of the University of Liberia have joined the fight in calling for stronger actions to end all forms of violence against women and girls. The call was made at the university’s first dialogue on prevention of sexual gender-based violence organized in observance of ‘Orange Day’, at the University of Liberia Fendell campus. “Orange Day” is designated by

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Legislative Joint Budget Committee Ends Budget Hearing

Members of the joint budget committee today adjourned the budget and expenditures hearing of ministries and agencies. The budget and expenditures hearing is intended for government institutions to explain and defend additional funding allotment in the last and current budget year. According to the chairman of the Joint Budget Committee, District # 5 Rep. Thomas Fallah, most government institutions heads

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Jackson F. Doe Needs Funding For Neuron Surgical Unit

The Acting Chief Administrator of the Jackson F. Doe Hospital has hankered the indulgence of the joint budget committee of the Liberian Legislature to consider increment of its budget for the establishment of a Neurosurgeon Unit. The call comes in the wake of limited budgetary support to the only referral hospital in north-eastern Liberia to cater to several needs of

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“Longer School Hours is Important to Improve the Educational System” Rep. Dixon Seboe Asserts

District #16 Representative, Dixon Seboe has barked the Ministry of Education new mandate to prolong school hours for students in order to absorb the curriculum for proper learning. The lawmaker statement came days after the Ministry of Education issued a mandate, recommending the change in the normal school hours to be increased by additional two hours for all schools; which

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Carter Center Congratulates Ghana for Triumph over Trachoma

Ghana: The Carter Center has congratulated its longtime partner Ghana, for eliminating the eye disease trachoma as a public health problem. Ghana became the first sub-Saharan African country to be validated by the World Health Organization (WHO). “Ghana’s success against trachoma shows the world and the remaining endemic countries that the greatest challenges can be overcome with persistence, political commitment,

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