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Liberia, World Bank Sign US$11.07 Million Education Grant Agreement

Monrovia, Liberia: The Government of Liberia and the World Bank have signed a new grant agreement of US$11.07 million for the Global Partnership for Education-funded Liberia “Getting to Best in Education Project.” Finance and Development Planning Minister, Hon. Samuel Tweah, signed on behalf of the Government of Liberia, while World Bank Liberia Country Manager Madame Larisa Leshchenko signed on behalf

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President Weah Makes Additional Nominations, Appointments in Government

Monrovia, Liberia – President George Weah has made additional appointments/nominations in Government affecting the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL), the Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA), the National Security Agency (NSA), the Liberia Agriculture Commodities Regulatory Agency (LACRA), the National Lotteries Authority, the Ministry of Information Culture Affairs & Tourism (MICAT), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Governance Commission, Drug Enforcement Agency

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LDEA Confiscates L$1,115,400.00 Grams of Heroin

Despite legal weaknesses to effectively curb drug use and trafficking in the country, the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) continues its unwavering arrest in tracking down drug traffickers and smugglers in Liberia. LDEA, being the main body of authority charged with managing drug-related crimes in the country on Thursday, June 14, 2018, arrested five (5) hardcore and notorious Nigerians drug

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Liberia Needs True Patriots, Not Tourist.. Presidential Press Secretary Sam Mannah Lashes Out At ANC Alexander Cummings

Presidential Press Secretary Sam Mannah held no filters in his response to ANC Standards Bearer Alexander Cummings on Wednesday. The tough talking secretary said it is time the ANC political leader realized that governance is different from selling a bottle of coke. “While this is wishful thinking on the part of Mr. Cummings, I wish to inform him that governance

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NHA Creates Rural Upgrading Department

As part of Liberia president, His Excellency George Manneh Weah mandate to modernize rural housing across the country, the National Housing Authority (NHA) has announced the creation of a Rural Upgrading Department responsible to oversee affairs on rural communities in the country. NHA Managing Director Hon. Duannah Siryon said the creation of the Rural Upgrading Unit (RUU) has become necessary

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FrontPage Africa Is Not Facts… Liberian President Dispelled Private Jet Rumors

Liberia’s President George Manneh Weah has dispelled rumors that he recently purchased a plane for thirty million United States dollars. Speaking to a cross-section of employees from the Ministry Of State For Presidential Affairs, the President said the rumors of buying a plane is causing problem in the Liberian community. “The airplane issue is causing problem. We don’t have a

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MRU to Introduce School Feeding In Liberia

As Liberia and other neighboring states strive to improve food security, especially in revamping the agriculture sector, the Mano River Union has disclosed a working plan supported by the World Bank, Africa Rice Production and other sub-regional bodies to increase rice production. The Head of Secretariat of the Mano River Union, Ambassador Medina Wesseh, said the MRU, as part of

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