Author: Press Release

Monrovia – The Liberia National Commission on Small Arms (LiNCSA) wishes to inform the general public that Atty. Teklo Maxwell Grigsby, II Chairperson of the Commission has officially recused himself from all matters pertaining to, or that will arise out of the case involving the late Ms. Precious Ireland (niece of the Chairman) that requires the Commission’s intervention. Chairman Grigsby indicated that his decision to recuse himself is pursuant to Chapter V section 2 of the Act creating the Liberia National Commission, which in pertinent part provides that, “Commissioners shall be required to disclose any potential conflict of interest…

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Monrovia – Liberian Foreign Minister Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr. has disclosed that Liberia’s Feminist-In-Chief, His Excellency President George Manneh Weah is exerting frantic efforts to making gender mainstreaming a matter of urgency in the formulation and implantation of policies and programs to enhance greater participation of women in national leadership.

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L-R: Carmen Nechita, Interim Country Representative, Action Against Hunger; Dave Smith, Country Director, Concern Worldwide; Kate O’ Donnell, Chargé d’Affaires, Irish Embassy – Liberia; Chuchu Selma, Country Director, Water Aid – Liberia; & Min. of Agriculture Representative   Monrovia –  Children under five in two counties of Liberia that were recently researched to be worst hit by malnutrition will now benefit from a four-year multisector response to improve nutritional services and access.  The intervention will be implemented in Rural Montserrado and Grand Bassa Counties by the Liberia WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) Consortium with funding valued at €4.25 Million from the Government…

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Monrovia – Grassroots Frontline Environmental, Land and Human Right Defenders in West Africa convened from 29 – 31 March 2021, to discuss the situation affecting their work by way of the zoom technology. It was by all means a meeting of multidimensional profiles – with the high and the lowly in society interfacing. Credit to the Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Resource Rights and Governance Platform and its affiliate organization, Green Advocates International-Liberia, the progenitor of the initiative. 

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Liberia Football Association secretary-general Isaac Montgomery is in Maputo, Mozambique for the 2021 academy for African secretary-generals. The program, which is organized by the Union of European Football Association (UEFA), provides and addresses practical issues faced by secretary-generals in their daily work. It is supported by leading professionals in the football industry and former UEFA secretary-generals of member associations. A UEFA Academy statement says it is a week-long program that provides a platform for participants to discuss current and future challenges faced by football associations and share best practices. It is held in collaboration with the Confederation of African Football…

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Receiving the certificate, Senator Jeremiah Koung vows to work with the House of Senate to ensure the reforms of laws that placed NEC in an unfavorable condition to trial cases effectively, especially cases without merit. MONROVIA – The National Elections Commission has certificated Senator-elect Jeremiah Koung to officially take office after a delayed legal battle between him and Madam Edith Gongloe Weh of the Collaborating Political Party (CPP).

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MONROVIA – The Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) of Liberia and neighboring Sierra Leone are presently brainstorming on workable measures about fighting trade-based money laundering, the movement of cash along the borders of the two Mano River Union (MRU) countries, sharing intelligence and expertise in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.

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