VP Boakai, his wife Kartumu and their entourage visited Mendikorma on the border with Sierra Leone

US$300M Gbarnga-Mendikorma Road Paving to Start Next Dry Season

Vice President Joseph Boakai has disclosed that pavement of the Gbarnga to Mendikorma road will begin next Dry Season.

The VP made the disclosure recently when he addressed concerns raised by journalists, who travelled with him and his entourage on his week-long post-Ebola tour of Lofa County.

He stated that the feasibility studies on the road have long been done and that its funding was provided by Kuwait.
“It took a long time but the feasibility study has already been done,” VP Boakai said.

Officials at the dedicatory ceremony

GoL Dedicates Re-Constructed William Booth Junior & Sr. High School

The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning yesterday, dedicated the re-constructed building of the Salvation Army’s William Booth Junior & Senior High School.

At the dedication Tanneh Brunson, Deputy Minister for Budget and Development Planning said the reopening of the new building will serve as a reminder to the perpetrators that the future of Liberian children will not continue to be compromised.

Properties along Guinea Road being broken down as a caterpillar carries on clearing

Road Work Halted in Ganta

The completion phase of the Gbarnga – Ganta highway around the vicinity of Ganta has come to a standstill due to the delay in finalizing compensations to those whose properties are in the right away.

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

Gov’t Needs US$135m to Tackle Skills Deficit

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.


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