County News

YOTAN trains Heads of Disable Organizations
The Youth in Technology and Arts Network (YOTAN), a non-profitable organization which is committed to enhancing youth development and civic engagement has ended a three-day intensive advocacy training for heads of disable organizations in Bong County. Speaking in an interview with our correspondent at the ended of the training, Youth in Technology and Arts Network (YOTAN) executive director, Donnish Mulbah Pewee, disclosed that people with disabilities are often marginalized and discriminated against in accessing better and quality education.
Prof. Sonii Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree
Prof. Dao Ansu Sonii, Liberia’s Minister of Education, has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. The award was conferred on Prof. Sonii by the College Council of the Starz College of Science and Technology, where he served as the commencement speaker at the second annual graduation ceremony.
Senate confirms Rebecca McGill as Deputy Minister of Finance/Development Planning
Madam Rebecca McGill, sister of the Minster of State for Presidential Affairs, Nathaniel McGill, has been confirmed by the Senate as Deputy Minister for Administration, Ministry of Finance and Development Planning. Ms. McGill was confirmed Thursday by majority members of the Senate.
Farmington Hotel Management risks Legislative Contempt
The Management of the Farmington Hotel in Margibi County may be charged with Legislative contempt for its failing to honor the citation of the August Body.

Two Liberian women, identified as Cecelia P.
The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) supported the University of Liberia (UL) to convene a two day Conference on Security Sector Reform (SSR) funded through the Quick Impact Project (QIP).
The Vice President Joseph N.
The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) has disclosed plans that the Government of Liberia will shortly receive US$256 million from the United States of America through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact program.
A young man, James Kollie, has been remanded at the Monrovia Central Prison for allegedly murdering another young man; Junior Mulbah.
The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces General Daniel Zainkahn has described training received by the present Armed Forces of Liberia as the best ever in the world.
The president of the Booker Washington Institute Teachers Association, INC.
This week in Bong County, the National Technical Coordinating Unit (NTCU) – responsible for setting Liberia’s national WASH guidelines – verified 29 new communities as Open Defecation Free (ODF).
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