MONROVIA: Liberian Government Spends Much on Officials Health While Ordinary Liberians are Dying – Time to End Medical Tourism

MONROVIA: Liberian Government Spends Much on Officials Health While Ordinary Liberians are Dying – Time to End Medical Tourism

Monrovia Liberia: Time to End Medical Tourism – Liberian Government Spends Much On Officials Health While Ordinary Liberians are Dying. WHEN DECEASED FORMER Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Dr. Edward B. McClain, Jr., took ill, he was immediately flown to South Africa to receive treatment at the expense of the Liberian Government. SAME WAS ALSO done for former Minister of Finance and Development Planning in 2013, Amara Konneh who, after a tiring workday, fainted and was flown to Accra, Ghana where doctors advised that he should take a rest….

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Young Liberian Refugee Jefferson Krua, Educated in America, Chooses to Move Back Home

Young Liberian Refugee Jefferson Krua, Educated in America, Chooses to Move Back Home

A Young Liberian Refugee Jefferson Krua, Educated in America, Chooses to Move Back To Liberia To Help Build The Country. Jefferson Krua fled Liberia as a refugee at age 5, and eventually settled in Boston, MA. Recently, he’s moved back to Liberia to help with re-building the country’s infrastructure. Mercy Krua and her son Jefferson are having a disagreement. It’s about whether he should move back home. We’re sitting on her living room couch in Boston, where she’s eager to show off his childhood photos. This one’s from graduation, another…

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Top Liberian Politician Varney Sherman, Arrested in Corruption Scandal

Top Liberian Politician Varney Sherman, Arrested in Corruption Scandal

Top Liberian Politician Varney Sherman held in connection with political inducements allegedly distributed on behalf of UK mining firm Sable. A Liberian lawyer accused of paying “bribes” on behalf of a company chaired by the former England cricketer Phil Edmonds has been arrested in connection with hundreds of thousands of dollars of political inducements that he allegedly distributed on behalf of a British mining firm. Varney Sherman is chairman of Liberia’s ruling Unity party and is often described as the west African country’s best-connected lawyer. He was arrested on Wednesday…

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Monrovia Liberia: Security Officers Undergo Arms Security Refresher Training

Monrovia Liberia: Security Officers Undergo Arms Security Refresher Training

Monrovia Liberia — As part of preparations for the physical collection of small arms and light weapons within selected communities in the country, the National Commission on Small Arms (LiNCSA) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has conducted a three-day refresher training for state security forces in Liberia. Under the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), European Union (EU) Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) project, the three -day event held from June 15-17, was aimed at further sharpening acquired skills of State Security personnel on…

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Liberia Is Handing Over Public Primary Education to a Private US Company

Liberia Is Handing Over Public Primary Education to a Private US Company

Liberia Is Handing Over Entire Pre-Primary and Public Primary Education to a Private American Company. Liberia is poised to set another first for Africa. The country was the first in Africa to have a female president when Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was elected in 2006. Now, the country is embarking on what some are calling another first in Africa: outsourcing its entire pre-primary and primary education system to a private American company. Education in Liberia was severely affected by the First Liberian Civil War and Second Liberian Civil War between 1989 and…

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MONROVIA LIBERIA: West Point Relocation, Over 5000 West Pointers to Be Relocated

MONROVIA LIBERIA: West Point Relocation, Over 5000 West Pointers to Be Relocated

MONROVIA LIBERIA: West Point Relocation, Over 5000 West Pointers to Be Relocated. The Commissioner of the Township of West Point has disclosed that about 5,000 victims of the recent erosion will be relocated when permanent structures are constructed in the VOA community in Brewerville after the rainy season. Commissioner Sampson Nyan told this paper that over 140 of 500 persons with dire and emergency situations have already been relocated to temporary makeshift zinc homes in the VOA’sBrewerville Township. “But over 4,500 persons will be relocated permanently when construction of permanent…

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Michelle Obama and Daughters to Visit Liberia

Michelle Obama and Daughters to Visit Liberia

Michelle Obama will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain with her teen daughters Malia and Sasha at the end of June to promote education for girls, one of her signature issues as the first lady of the United States, the White House said on Wednesday. In Liberia, Obama will visit a Peace Corps training center in Kakata and a school in Unification Town to talk to young women about barriers they face to staying in school. She will be joined by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the White House said….

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2017 Liberia Presidential Elections: National Elections Commission “NEC” Releases Key Dates

2017 Liberia Presidential Elections: National Elections Commission “NEC” Releases Key Dates

2017 Liberia Presidential Elections: The Liberia National Elections Commission “NEC” Has Releases Key Dates. Liberians are eagerly awaiting general and presidential election in 2017 as hundreds of individuals’ line up their political interest to contest either for the Presidency or a legislative seat in a country where politics is seen as one of the easiest ways to success. Already 22 political parties are ready to vie for the presidency and the number of candidates aspiring for legislative seat are countless. Even though the election is more than a year away…

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