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Monrovia ─ ArcelorMittal Liberia (AML) has issued a rebuttal to claims made in a May 16 article by The Daily Observer, which asserted that AML’s use of the Yekepa-to-Buchanan railway does not comply with a supposed multiuser mandate established by the Liberian government. AML clarified that no such mandate currently exists.

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MONROVIA – In a recent interview at the Africa-US Business Summit, President Boakai expressed deep concerns about the legacy of defunct mining sites in Liberia. Once vibrant communities, these areas are now ghost towns, their prosperity erased by the exodus of mining companies. The President mentioned specific sites: Mano River, LMC in Tubmanburg, Bong Mines in Bong County, and Yekepa, highlighting a pattern of neglect once the mines closed. He emphasized that mining companies must pay their fair share for the resources they extract, ensuring communities benefit substantially from their operations.

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Monrovia – On the 10th of May 2024, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through USAID Education Systems Strengthening Activity (USAID ESSA), concluded a series of seven problem-driven iterative adaptation (PDIA) inception training workshops. This included 20 officials from the central Ministry of Education (MoE) and 44 officials from County Education Offices in Bong, Grand Bassa, Lofa, Margibi, Montserrado 1 and 2, and Nimba. The training sessions took place between April 1 – May 10, 2024.

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Bushrod Island, Liberia-The Management of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority, NaFAA has gone live with its Fisheries Integrated Management System which is intended to revolutionize the application, management, and tracking processes of licenses, authorization, and permits; offering several benefits to governmental bodies and stakeholders within Liberia’s fisheries sector.

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MONROVIA – In a fiery critique, Jefferson Tamba Koijee, Secretary General of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), has lambasted Senator Abe Darius Dillon of Montserrado County, branding him as a “composition of deceptions” and a “walking contradiction.” Koijee in a commentary, titled “A Monument of Contradiction and Betrayal of 24 Promises,” accused Dillon of a litany of hypocrisies and unfulfilled promises that have marked his political career.

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Hon. Garmai Koboi, the Director General of the Liberia Intellectual Property Office (LIPO), has urged delegates at the ongoing World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Diplomatic Conference on Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge to engage constructively and cooperatively towards adopting a final legal instrument, which is critical to the conference’s objectives.

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