County News

VP Boakai wears advocacy garment
The Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has called on GVL to offer more opportunities to qualified Liberians instead of continually hiring expatriates. He said there are many qualified Liberians who are ready and willing to serve in managerial, supervisory and some technical positions.
US$256m grant underway for Liberia -MFDP discloses
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.
Chief of Staff boasts of the new AFL
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. Speaking on a local radio talk show Wednesday, June 10, 2015 General Zainkahn said the military received one of the best training in the world and those that trained them were the best the world ever produced.
BWITA refutes media report
The president of the Booker Washington Institute Teachers Association, INC. (BWITA), Mr. J. Diameno Chea, has refuted recent report published by the Women Voices Newspaper on the alleged dismissal of several teachers of the BWI for corruption.

The United States Agency for International Development Food and Enterprise Development (USAID FED), officially launched Bong County’s Monitoring and Evaluation pilot program.
An educational foundation established in memory of slain Liberian broadcaster Benjamin K.
Lawyers representing the defense of five former employees of the Forestry Development (FDA) loss a request to have the Special Independent Investigative Body’s (SIIB) report and the testimony of Witness James Dobor Jallah dismissed.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has challenged the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to do more to empower Liberians into bigger ventures and businesses that would lead to export rather than just small scale businesses.
The people of Gbi-Doru in Nimba County are calling on Senator Prince Y.
State witness testifying in the Forestry Development Agency (FDA) Public Use Permit (PUP) abuse case has linked the agency's former Managing Director, Moses Wogbeh, and his accomplices to the commission of the economic sabotage which caused the Government of Liberia to loss US$6 million.
A 70 years old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the 10th Judiciary Circuit Court in Lofa County for raping a 13 years old girl who died last year in Lofa County.
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