October 2015

THE VARIOUS TYPES OF DEEDS

In fulfillment of its public awareness and education program, the Land Commission is pleased to publish this information on the various types of Deeds as prescribed by the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy.

Question: What are the various types of Deeds and their significance?

Answer: There are several types of Deeds. We will tell you about some of the most common ones; namely:


Dr. G. Gorbee Logan, Bomi County Health Officer

Country Devils’ Disturb Health Delivery Services

The frequent appearances of ‘country devils’ in Tubmanburg, Bomi County, are disrupting ordinary lives as well as affecting medical services at the government hospital, Dr. G. Gorbee Logan, County Chief Health Officer, has said.

Dr. Gorblee said that country devils’ appearances are accompanied by wild shouts that frighten health workers and patients.

He made the alarming disclosure Wednesday when he presented the situation report at a two-day Health Review Meeting with implementing partners at the Paynesville Town Hall outside Monrovia.

Lawmaker’s US$10M Lawsuit against GOL for Daughter’s Death, Postponed

A hearing to set the basis for the Civil Law Court to determine whether or not to look into the merits and demerits of a US$10million lawsuit filed against the government of Liberia by Montserrado County Representative Edward Forh for the death of his daughter could not take place last Wednesday due to the absence of state lawyers in the courtroom.

Justifying state lawyers’ absence on Wednesday, Judge Yussif Kaba, who is presiding over the case, said that he received a letter from the Full Bench of the Supreme Court instructing him to postpone the matter.


Deputy Health Minister Dr. Francis Kateh, Health Minister Dr. Bernice Dahn and an international partner smile following the announcement of the project

MOH to Construct 100 Housing Units for

Authorities of the Ministry of Health (MOH) have assured its workers of the construction of 100 housing units for their occupancy under a mortgage plan in eight of the 15 counties.

The counties and their projected units are Maryland, 15; Grand Kru 15; River Gee 15; Grand Gedeh 15; Sinoe, 15; Rivercess, 10; Gbarpolu 10, and Montserrado, 5.

The news came amid the falling motivation of health workers due to their relatively low salaries as the government tackles the challenges in building a resilient health system.


Mr. Dempster: “The culture of suspicious deaths while in LNP custody must stop.”

Advocacy Groups Raise Red Flag on LNP

Independent Human Rights Investigators (IHRI), a local based rights group, and the Liberia Independent Advocates for Human Rights (LIAHR) yesterday issued a joint statement drawing the attention of the government of Liberia (GOL), through the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), to what they call the “culture of suspicious deaths while in the custody of the Liberia National Police (LNP).” The act, the right groups said, has raised concerns.


Minister Samukai: “The close ties between our two countries have an enriching partnership value”

Samukai Holds Talks with Ghanaian Soldier

Defense Minister, Brownie J. Samukai lauded the government and people of Ghana for their immense support, which he said has positively impacted Liberia’s defense sector reform, when he held talks on Wednesday with Ghanaian Vice Air Marshall, Issifu Kadri.

“The close ties subsisting between Ghana and Liberia have an enriching partnership value that has expanded the network of cooperation between the militaries of both countries,” Samukai told the Ghanaian solider.


The storage facility shortly after it was dedicated to help preserve farmers’ produce for the markets

USAID/FED Dedicates Cold Storage Facility

The United States Agency for International Development/Food and Enterprise Development (USAID/FED) on Monday, October 27, dedicated a modern cold storage facility at Rosna Services Incorporated – a Liberian owned company that caters to ArcelorMittal Liberia.

The storage, said one official, will help preserve the produce of local farmers engaged in vegetable farming.


A farmer with tubers of cassava

Cassava Market Boost for Farmers

The cassava farmers of Liberia, under the National Cassava Sector Coordinating Committee (NCSCC), have been assured of two major cassava markets in the country.

National Coordinator of the NCSCC, Mr. Joseph S. Morris, said in an interview that his organization is in discussions with the World Food Program (WFP) and Mary Meal for the inclusion of cassava value added products in the menu of their institutions for their respective school feeding programs.

He said consensus has been built between the NCSCC and the two organizations to promote local produce.

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