It is 5:32 am in Monrovia on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Senators gather belongings yesterday amid report of fire in Joint Chambers
Senators attending regular session yesterday hurriedly fled the Senate Chambers on hearing reports of a fire outbreak in the building.

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai launches the National Policy on Technical and Vocational Education and Training and its 5-year Operational Plan
In an effort to tackle unemployment in the country, the Liberian government will need US$136m to train at least 12,000 youths in the technical and vocational sector, within five years (2015-2020), according to the National Policy for Technical and Vocational Training (TVET) in its 5-year operational plan.

President Sirleaf converses with a female employee during her tour; female employees package nails at Garson Manufacturing
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has praised two manufacturing companies that have begun production in the country, for creating jobs for hundreds of Liberians in the private sector and thereby “proudly helping to uplift Liberia’s economy.”

AFL officers and their top brass with UNMIL and LiNSAC officials at yesterday’s inauguration of the arms marking at EBK
Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) led by the 23rd Infantry Brigade Commander at the Edward Beyan Kesselley (EBK) Barracks, Colonel Prince C. Johnson, were elated yesterday when they witnessed the inauguration of the first ever turning over of weapons marking equipment.

A Muslim cleric and elder of Barkedu shakes hands with VP Boakai
Vice President Joseph Boakai has expressed joy that Liberians are once more able to do their traditional handshake. The famous Liberian handshake resumed immediately following the declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday, May 9, that Liberia is now Ebola virus transmission free.

Mrs. Kartumu Boakai with her husband, VP Boakai, who said Pres. Sirleaf is fully supporting his Presidential bid
Vice President Joseph Boakai has revealed that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is in full support of his ambition to contest for the presidency in 2017.

Senators gather belongings yesterday amid report of fire in Joint Chambers

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai launches the National Policy on Technical and Vocational Education and Training and its 5-year Operational Plan

President Sirleaf converses with a female employee during her tour; female employees package nails at Garson Manufacturing

AFL officers and their top brass with UNMIL and LiNSAC officials at yesterday’s inauguration of the arms marking at EBK

A Muslim cleric and elder of Barkedu shakes hands with VP Boakai

Mrs. Kartumu Boakai with her husband, VP Boakai, who said Pres. Sirleaf is fully supporting his Presidential bid

Top News


Mr. Wureh: “Accounting is not about making fast money, but about building trust”

“Accounting is about Trust”

Misapplications of funds in government and other places in the Liberian society, for which the country is graded high in corruption may not necessarily be because monies are embezzled, says Gabriel M. Wureh, a US trained Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who will conduct an Accounting seminar in Monrovia early next month.

Business


Mr. Wureh: “Accounting is not about making fast money, but about building trust”

Misapplications of funds in government and other places in the Liberian society, for which the country is graded high in corruption may not necessarily be because monies are embezzled, says Gabriel

Sports


An action from FC Fassell, Watanga’s yesterday game

FC Fassell has crossed over to the semi finals of the President’s Cup, edging Watanga 4-2 on penalties after a goalless draw at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

LIB Life


Iyanya, who was scheduled to perform in Liberia this weekend, will have to take a rain check on the gig, says Marjean Sherman.

The most anticipated Ebola peace concert, which was to take place today, May 23, 2015 featuring one of Nigeria's talented performers has been postponed due to technical reasons, the organizers have

Weird News


Elder Kamanu explains the fire incident and a resident shows the cable that caused the fire that destroyed the houses

Twenty three families were displaced last Thursday night in Point 4, on Bushrod Island in Monrovia after a rain storm struck a transformer that set five zinc houses ablaze.

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