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Female Club, Determine Girls, Unveil L$2.8 Million Bus

Female Club, Determine Girls, Unveil L$2.8 Million Bus

 Liberia’s female football club, Determine Girls FC, has unveiled its new bus ahead of the 2020/2021 LFA League season which might probably kick off in October this year. The LFA has said depending on the number of active cases of the Coronavirus in Liberia, it will consider beginning its national leagues in October. Determine Girls […]

15,000 Pregnant Women And Children To Get Improved Health Care

15,000 Pregnant Women And Children To Get Improved Health Care

Under a one – year program, 15,000 women of reproductive age and children under five in rural communities are poised to receive improved health care to reduce maternal and infant mortality in Liberia. On March 13, 2020, Mercy Corps launched the Strengthening Maternal and Infant Health (SAFE) program in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County in collaboration […]

Women Need Financial Backing To Stay In Politics, Says VP Taylor

Women Need Financial Backing To Stay In Politics, Says VP Taylor

 At a seminar on the way forward for an enforceable gender quota and strategies for implementing Elections Law 4.5 b and c, Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor stressed that without a good financial backing, women will find it difficult to remain in politics. “There’s an important lack of additional financial resources to fully capacitate female […]

Women Still Underrepresented In Government

Women Still Underrepresented In Government

The one-day seminar on ‘The Way Forward for an Enforceable Gender Quota and strategies for implementing Election Law 4.5 (b) and (c)’ was organized by UN Women in partnership with the National Elections Commissions (NEC) with support from Canada. Says Veep Taylor as UN Women holds seminar on ‘Way forward for an enforceable Gender quota […]

Dignity Liberia Targets 250 Women, School Girls On Production of ‘Reusable Pads’

Dignity Liberia Targets 250 Women, School Girls On Production of ‘Reusable Pads’

Organized by Dignity Liberia, the three-day training is also intended to keep young girls in school while they are experiencing their menstrual periods as well as teach them to make hygiene kits. A non-governmental organization (NGO), Dignity Liberia, has begun a three-day livelihood training program for selected women and schoolgirls in tailoring with a specific […]

African Development Fund Approves Close to $35 Million To The Government Of Liberia For Renewable Energy

African Development Fund Approves Close to $35 Million To The Government Of Liberia For Renewable Energy

The African Development Fund has approved a $34.74 million grant and loan to boost renewable energy access and promote an attractive investment climate in Liberia. At a signing ceremony on 29 January in Monrovia, Dr Orison Amu, the African Development Bank’s Country Manager in Liberia, and Samuel Tweah Jr., Liberia’s Minister of Finance & Development […]

Activist Encourages Women To For Elective Posts

Activist Encourages Women To For Elective Posts

For future elections, one of which is expected to be held in October this year, the Executive Director of Paramount Young Women Initiative, Facia B. Harris, is encouraging young women of Liberia to make use of every opportunity available to them to pursue political seats at the National Legislature. Madam Harris, like other feminists, believes […]

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 […]

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