Author: Mae Azango

The Ricks Institute, situated 16 miles east of Monrovia on the Bomi Highway in Virginia, Montserrado County, celebrated the graduation of forty-five accomplished students who have successfully completed their academic journey. The graduation ceremony, held on Sunday at the campus, gathered prominent Baptist clergy figures, including Providence Baptist head Rev. Dr. Samuel B. Reeves Jr., President of the Liberia Baptist Missionary & Educational Convention (LBMEC) Principal Rev. Enoch G. Nyakoon, Rev. Cllr. Pearl Brown Bull, Board Chair of the LBMEC, and Rev. William P. Kilby, Vice Principal of Instruction and Academic Affairs. Parents, guardians, and well-wishers also graced the occasion.

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MONROVIA – Ahead of the Africa Center for Disease Control’s annual International Conference on Public Health in Africa, come November 2023 (CPHIA), CDC Chief of Staff and Head of Executive Office, Dr. Ngashi Ngongo, has outlined several ways in strengthening the Universal Health Coverage in Africa.

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MONROVIA – The newly introduced L$5 and L$10 coins currency in circulation is said to be decreasing on the Liberian market, as some people believe it is being smuggled out of Liberia for other lucrative purposes. One of such individual is Ms. Kpanah Hena, a local businesswoman, who believes the disappearance of the coins from the market is due to them being transported out of Liberia and used for fashionable purposes.

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Vahun, Lofa County – Thirteen-year-old Watta, not her real name, never thought that doing a favor for a family friend would subject her to rape, not until she obeyed an instruction to carry food into the alleged perpetrator’s room and encountered her worst nightmare. Little Watta was allegedly raped by Journalist Ibrahim Ganda, Station Manager of Radio Vahun, who is currently on the run. She is one among several little girls who are usually violated by close family friends or relatives, crimes that often go unreported due to the perception that the Liberian National Police (LNP) demands money from parents…

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