Mini Samukai (C) is flank by his Kissi kinsmen shortly after the ceremony

For ‘Uplifting Educational System’

An assembly of citizens from the predominately Kissi-speaking Foya District in Lofa County have honored the Minister of National Defense, Brownie J. Samukai, Jr., for his “intervention in uplifting the district educational system.”

The ceremony, which was performed over the weekend, brought together an array of prominent citizens including the chiefs, student leaders, family members, and several of the minister’s admirers. It was held in the conference room of the ministry at the Barclay Training Center (BTC) over the weekend.

Rev. Cooper and Dr. Dennis looking to UL’s future as prospective graduates march in procession

Dr. Dennis poses with some students of the A.M Dogliotti College of Medicine at the UL

‘Do Not Despise Your Birthright’

This year’s prospective graduates of the University of Liberia (UL) have been urged to appreciate their academic achievements and love their country in the process of attaining their full potential in life.

The admonition to the 1000 plus prospective graduates was contained in a Baccalaureate Sermon delivered on Sunday from the Dean of John R. Bryant Theological Seminary African Methodist Episcopal University (AMEU), and Senior Pastor of the Empowerment Temple in Monrovia, Rev. Dr. Katurah York Cooper.

(L-R-) ALFALIT-Liberia’s Director Giddings, Deputy Minister Kotchi United Methodist Church Bishop John G. Innis, U.S. Ambassador Malac, Guest and ALFALIT graduates in Monrovia

Adult Learners Get Certificates of Achievement


Over 2,000 adult literacy learners were awarded certificates of achievement over the weekend from ALFALIT-international in a mass graduation ceremony held at the Bethel Cathedral of Hope Church in Congo Town.

They were tutored in specialized modules under the auspices of ALFALIT-international’s Liberian headquarters in the USA.

According to the organizers of the graduation program, the adult literacy students ---who were mainly women---, came from the communities of Central, Western, Lower and Upper Montserrado County.

UL President, Dr. Emmet E. Dennis

UL Clears 1,316 for Graduation, 985 Dropped

Of the 2,301 candidates that applied for graduation at the University of Liberia’s (UL) 95th Commencement Convocation, only 1,316 were qualified; 985 applicants were disqualified.

According to statistics obtained by the Daily Observer from the office of UL Enrollment Management Wednesday, December 11th, 553 candidates applied for graduation from the Accounting Department. Of that number, 312 were cleared for graduation.


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