Author Archives: Lisa Diasay

ECOWAS Parliament Opens Transhumance Seminar In Monrovia -As VP Taylor Calls For Unity

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Thursday began the holding of a weeklong extraordinary session and seminar on Transhumance and Intercommunity Conflict in the sub-region. Liberia is hosting regional body session for the first since the brutal civil unrest which claimed the lives of thousands of Liberians and others. The event brings together over one hundred (100) Parliamentarian

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Gov’t BROKE? Failed To Raise Checks Of US $132,600 For Traffic Lights Repairs

The trigger down effects of the harsh economic situations in the country is digging holes in many of the government’s promises and the provision of basic needs of the citizenry. Recently, Liberia’s Minister for Public Works, Mabutu Vlah. Nyenpan told the plenary of the House of Representatives that vouchers for one hundred and thirty-two thousand, six hundred (US$132,600.00) projected cost

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Ecowas Parliament To Take Action On South Africa XENOPHOBIA -As Liberia Hosts ECOWAS 2nd Ordinary Session

ECOWAS Parliament: The ECOWAS Parliament is expected to take a decision through a resolution on the attacks of Nigerians in South Africa during the Xenophobia. Though South Africa is not a part of States within West Africa, the resolution will be geared towards protecting ECOWAS citizens including Nigerians among others affected by the attacks. The Xenophobia attacks on Nigerians and other

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‘Women Coalition For County Development’ Launched

A local women organization aimed at contributing and fostering equal participation for economic development of all most especially women towards the implementation of the County Development Funds has been launched in Monrovia. Women Coalition for County Development also focuses on efforts of mechanism to campaign and address the low [participation of women and to push for actions to help close

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Liberia: ‘Shalom’ Empowers 375 Non-Skilled Youths

SHALOM – Non-governmental Organization is currently providing vocational skill training to over 375 young people from two of Liberia’s poverty striking communities, West Point and New Kru Town respectively. Those two communities are part of the ‘Let Us Learn Program’ implemented by ‘Shalom’ with support from UNICEF Liberia. The Program is primarily designed to help young people earn income from

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House Passes Domestic Violence Act Of 2019 Awaits Senate Concurrence

Monrovia: Following heated debates, public outcries and engagements on the need to ensure protection for all gender under the law, the House of Representatives Thursday, July 4, 2019, finally passed into law the Domestic Violence Act of 2019 and forwarded to the Liberian Senate for Concurrence. Forty (40) lawmakers in session voted unanimously for the new Domestic Violence Act of

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REJECTED! Senate Terms Nominees Of CBL Board Of Governors As “Incompetent”

The Liberian Senate Thursday, July 4, 2019 voted unanimously to reject three (3) nominees for the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Liberia. Those rejected are Hon A. Richard Dolley, Hon. Timothy E. Thomas and James B. Dennis Sr. The Senate decision was followed by a comprehensive report from its Committee on Banking and Currency, highlighting the ineptness

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