Author Archives: The Monrovia Times

“No Child Protection Policy At MTM Until 2018,” Says Gender Ministry

Since the publication of the ProPublica documentary on More Than Me (MTM) Saga, which has also witnessed series of protests from various groupings, with one group calling for the closure of the school and other inclusive of the students and parents, calling for the school to remain open among other things, the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Gender,

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Disabled Community In Rivercess Divided Over Leadership

Cestos City–Serious Confusion is said to be booming in Rivercess over who heads the disabled community of the county. Over the past four months, there has been hauling and pulling over the leadership of the Disabled community. The Coordinator of the National Union of the Organization of the Disabled (NUOD), Mr. Samuel M. Outland is claiming to be the legitimate

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House Passes Liberia Resolution -Committee On Foreign Affairs

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives tonight passed H. Res. 1055 to reaffirm strong U.S.-Liberia ties and call for full implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations. On the House floor prior to the vote, Chairman Ed Royce delivered the following remarks (as prepared for delivery): “I rise in support of H. Res. 1055, which affirms the strong ties between the

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President Weah Extols Internet Power, Bemoans Negative Use

President George Manneh Weah has underscored the progressive and positive impacts the Internet is having on the new world order, describing it a platform that has propelled and accelerated innovation in all facets of life. In an exhilarating speech Monday, November 12, 2018, at the Internet Governance Forum organized by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in

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WEAH RECOMMITS LIBERIA TO GLOBAL PEACE CONSOLIDATION

President George Manneh Weah has praised his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron for advancing the cause of global peace through the maiden edition of the Paris Peace Forum which convened today November 11, 2018 in Paris, France. The Liberian chief executive said the convergence of world leaders in Paris to discuss the consolidation of world peace was a step in the

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MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD 2018 – LIBERIA RANKED 101 AHEAD OF US,CHINA

The twelfth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI) report, which ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness has been release. Produced by the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP), the GPI is the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness. This report presents the most comprehensive data-driven analysis to-date on trends in peace, its economic

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ECOWAS Validates International Humanitarian Law Plan of Action

A four-day ECOWAS-ICRC Annual Review Meeting of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the implementation of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in West Africa took place from October 30 to November 2, 2018 at the Parliament in Abuja, Nigeria. Representatives from Member States and Experts reviewed and validated the

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