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IMF Disburses Us$23.4m To Liberia

IMF Disburses Us$23.4m To Liberia

First instalment of approved US$ 213.6 million The International Monetary Fund has disbursed to the Government of Liberia US$23.4 million, representing the first tranche of the Fund’s support which was agreed with Liberia earlier this month under an IMF External Credit Facility, the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) have announced. According to […]

Liberia Women Leaders Network Launch Network With Call For Females To Step-Up

Liberia Women Leaders Network Launch Network With Call For Females To Step-Up

The Liberia Women Leaders Network (LWLN), the local chapter of the African Women Leaders Network (ALWN), was officially launched on Wednesday, December 18 in Monrovia. The launch, which took place at the Ministerial Complex in Congo Town, brought together women leaders from different spheres of society including government, political parties, traditional and the business community. […]

‘President Weah Not Perturbed About Multiple Resignation In Government’

‘President Weah Not Perturbed About Multiple Resignation In Government’

 Barely two years since taking over the presidency, President George Mannah Weah’s administration continues to face a series of challenges. The hurdles range from economic constraints including a hike in prices of commodities, transportation fares as customers’ complaints about commercial banks’ refusal to release a good percentage of their money. These situations are being compounded […]

Traditional Leaders In Liberia Sign Declaration To Tackle Teenage Pregnancy

Traditional Leaders In Liberia Sign Declaration To Tackle Teenage Pregnancy

The National Council of Chiefs and Elders of Liberia (NACCEL), has affirmed its commitment to re-adjust all traditional norms and practices that stand as barriers against their fight in curtailing teenage pregnancy. In a statement released by the traditional leaders over the weekend in Monrovia, under the guidance of Chief Zanzan Karwor, NACCEL said their […]

All Liberian Women’s Conference Scheduled For December

All Liberian Women’s Conference Scheduled For December

A major international All Liberian Women’s Conference on equal rights, opportunities and equal participation is scheduled to be held in December in Atlanta, Georgia USA, a dispatch from the conference centre said. According to the conference organizers, the gathering will deliberate on the issues of violence against women and children in Liberia and immigrant communities […]

Liberia Celebrates Contraceptives Week

Liberia Celebrates Contraceptives Week

Liberia has joined the world over in the commemoration of what is known as the “World Contraceptives Day”.The Day is celebrated to create awareness for the proper planning of family and usage of contraceptives. One of those partners in the vanguard of ensuring that Liberians get proper information on how families are planned is an […]

Liberia Seeks 30 Percent Women In ECOWAS Parliament

Liberia Seeks 30 Percent Women In ECOWAS Parliament

Liberia’s Vice President Madam Jewel Howard Taylor calls for 30 per cent women representation at the ECOWAs Parliament, which is convening an extraordinary session in Monrovia, Liberia. She said if the regional body subscribed to a minimum of 30 per cent women representation, it means governments in the ECOWAS region must support said agenda.VP Taylor […]

Government Of Liberia To Layoff 4000 Employees

Government  Of Liberia To Layoff 4000 Employees

The Government of Liberia says it has planned to layoff about 4000 employees, suspends new recruitment programs at ministries and agencies throughout the country amidst debate over a new measure to harmonize civil servants’ salaries here. The current number of government employees is around 72,000, while the actual number of civil servants on government payroll […]

Medica-Liberia Alarm Widespread Violence Against Women

Medica-Liberia Alarm Widespread Violence Against Women

Medica Liberia with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) hosted a one- day project inception workshop under the theme: “Capacity building and coordination of National Institutions and civil society organizations”. The purpose of the workshop held on September 2, 2019, in Monrovia, was to present the Spotlight Initiative project concept to key beneficiaries […]

Association Of Female Lawyers of Liberia Decries Wave of Violence

Association Of Female Lawyers of Liberia Decries Wave of Violence

The Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL) says it has observed, with great sadness, disdain and consternation, the rising trend of violence that is escalating, engulfing the country and affecting its entire citizenry. AFFELL is a duly accredited nonpartisan association with national and international recognition of its mandate for the protection and promotion of […]

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