A Liberian opposition party, Movement for Progressive Change or MPC has donated 5 Million Liberia Dollars to orphans, and homeless children who lost their parents to the ongoing Ebola fight that has taken a serious toll on the country’s health sector.
Senate Pro-Tempore Armah Jallah has made a donation of One hundred and fifty thousand Liberian Dollars to the Bopolu District University Student Union (BODUSU) in Gbarpolu County.
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has rejected appeals to grant ‘presidential clemency’ and abandon an ongoing investigation into violent protest and looting of ArcelorMittal’s facilities in July by youths of Nimba County.
The opposition Liberty Party is not coming out clearly on recent conditions set by the main opposition Congress for Democratic Change or CDC for a merger with the LP or any party ahead of the 2017 elections.
The Chief Medical Officer of the John F. Kennedy Hospital in Sinkor, Monrovia Dr. Billy C. Johnson, has warned that over 1 million people globally risk death due to lack of proper nutrition.
The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning with support from UNDP has launched a National Implementation Toolkit in Monrovia.
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and head of UNMIL, Ms Karin Landgren, has confirmed here that an international staff of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has tested positive of the deadly Ebola virus.
Representative Mariamah Fofana of Lofa County has disclosed in Monrovia that a recent Civil Society Women (CSW) conference held in New York, the United States brought together about 52 women from across the globe to speak on women’s rights in society.
(Left: Acting Foreign Min. Grigsby & AU Team; Right: AU Comm. Kaloko)
The African Union through its Commissioner for Social Affairs has called for coordination in the ongoing fight against the Ebola disease in West Africa. A Foreign Ministry press release says Dr. Mustapha Sidiki Kaloko made the call during separate high level discussions he and his team held with several national and multinational stakeholders in Liberia, including President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia’s Acting Foreign Minister, the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) and the Ministers of Internal Affairs and Gender and Development, respectively over the weekend.
Liberian presidential hopeful Benoni W.Urey has urged the people of Nimba not to buy pigs in bag ahead of the 2017 General and Presidential Elections.