Liberian News

Liberia: MOE Introduces Teachers’ Code Of Conduct

By Antoinette Sendolo The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Education has crafted a Code of Conduct to govern all teachers across the country. The Code of Conduct for Teachers and School administrators is said to be a critical component of the reform efforts of the Ministry of Education intended to improve the Educational system of Liberia. Speaking at the Ministry of Information regular press briefing, the Minister for

Armed Robbers Strike In G' Ville

Staff Report Armed robbers have again struck this time storming the Gardnersville Community, including New Gulf and Bardnersville, injuring several persons and making away with cash and valuable items. The robbers heavily armed with short single barrel raffles, machetes, knives and other harmful weapons stormed the New Georgia Gulf community early Thursday morning at about 2:00 A.M., attacking Mr. Roland Dennis’ residence before moving to his nearby neighbor’s residence to carry

Measles Outbreak In Margibi

The government of Liberia through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has confirmed that there is an outbreak of Measles in the country living one person dead already as of yesterday. The outbreak comes barely a month after the Ministry of Health completed its polio vaccination campaign aimed at preventing children from being affected by polio throughout the country. Speaking at the Ministry of Information regular press briefing recently, theNational

World Bank Gives Latest Report On Poverty

Africa’s strong economic growth has contributed to improving people’s health and education in the past 20 years as well as major reductions in poverty in several countries, but a rapid rise in population has led to increases in the overall number of extreme poor, the World Bank Group said Friday in a comprehensive report on poverty in the region. The report estimates that 388 million people – or 43 percent

Rice Importer Sues Newspaper

By M.Welemongai Ciapha, II The Chief Executive Officer of United Commodities Incorporate (UCI), Anwar Ezzeddine has instituted an action of damage for wrong against the management of the Daily Observer newspaper, praying the court to award him with the sum of US$5,000,000. Counsel for the plaintiff, who filed the action before the Sixth Judicial Civil Law Court for Montserrrado County on September 15, 2015, said his client is one of

Police Threatens To Enforce Traffic Regulations

The Director of the Liberia National Police Col. C. Clarence Massaquoi has instructed traffic officers to arrest, and impound the vehicles of anyone including officials of government that will be caught using the opposite lane of the Tubman Boulevard road during the rush hours. Director Massaquoi named drivers of none governmental vehicles including United Nations Mission in Liberia as being among those constantly violating the rules of the traffic at

Obasanjo's Farm Not Closing Down…Management Refutes Media Report

By Varney K. Sirleaf From The Farm In Cape Mount The Management of the Obasanjo Poultry Farm in Grand Cape Mount County has dispelled reports filtering in certain quarters, suggesting that the farm is planning to close or has already closed down its operations. The Farm Nutritionist, Mr. Ige Ebenezer, told this paper last week that management was dissatisfied about the falsehood being spread by some media practitioners. Speaking in

Senate Sets Up Committee On President's TRC Report

The Liberian Senate has constituted a 15-member committee to analyze the progress report on the Truth and Reconciliation Committee submitted to the body by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf during the Extraordinary Sitting of the Legislature. The committee was constituted on Thursday, the final day of the Extraordinary Sitting and the close of the 4th Session of the 53rd Legislature. It was mandated to analyze the TRC report from the President

Bank Pledges To Empower Liberia's Agriculture Sector

Afriland First Bank (AFB) has pledged its commitment to supporting the Liberian economy through empowerment of actors in the agriculture sector. AFB Managing Director HamadouBayo said the bank has established branches in Monrovia and River Gee, Grand Kru, Barpolu, River Cess Counties and two banks each in Lofa and Nimba Counties which are intended to strengthen the agriculture sector financially. Director Bayo made the pledge Tuesday when the AFB signed

EU Envoy Stresses Governance In Liberia's Forestry Sector

The Head of the European Union Delegation in Liberia, TiinaIntelmann, has said that the EU will continue to build the nation’s forestry capacity to enhance governance in the sector. She said the EU will also work to help ensure that proceeds generated from logging activities go into government’s coffer. Intelmann assured that governance and transparency in logging activities in Liberia will be made possible as the nation is being guided