World Bank Provides US$3.4m for Youths

The World Bank has provided US$3.4 million agriculture package to benefit 10,500 youths from the 15 political sub-divisions of Liberia for 18 months.

This was disclosed by the Community Livelihood Investment Project (CLIP) Manager Andrew K. Macgona, under the Social Protection Department at Liberia Agency for Community Empowerment (LACE).

He said the role of LACE as implementing partner of the Government of Liberia and World Bank is to work with local partners, referred to as Community Facilitators (CF), in the counties.

First from (r) DOWUL president Madam Doe pens CBA while NPA MD Parker looks on with others

Leadership Is Quality But…

The Managing Director of the National Port Authority, Matilda W. Parker has told the Dock Workers Union of Liberia (DOWUL) that leadership is a quality that cannot be acquired from one person to another but has to come from oneself.

She made the assertion last Friday, March 27, when the management and Dock Workers Union of Liberia signed a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) at the Freeport of Monrovia.

CEBSA Hosts Special Thanksgiving Service

The Central Bank Staff Association (CEBSA) on Friday, held a one day thanksgiving service to give thanks to God for carrying them through the Ebola crisis.

During a program held at the banking hall of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) in Monrovia, the chairman for publicity, Julius A. Kekula, said the thanksgiving was intended to give God the honor for taking almost all of them through successfully during the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD).

FOFHA Members Asked to Ensure Unity

The Managing Editor of the Inquirer newspaper, Philip N. Wisseh, has called on the newly installed officers of the Friends of the Friends Haitai Association {FOFHA} to exemplify good leadership in their undertakings.

 Speaking on Saturday at a program marking the induction of the officers, Mr. Wisseh told the new leaders to see their new positions as a way forward to share ideas with respect and without violence.

The Inquirer boss said in every part of the country, there are several Haitai shops where people meet to discuss political issues.

Att. Kpargoi (L) emphases the need for accountability and head of the CSO Ebola Task Force Oscar Bloh (R)

Ebola Response Task Force Wants Accountability in EVD Financial Expenditures

Civil Society Organizations’ Ebola Response Task Force has announced a request for financial accountability in all funds received for the national fight against the Ebola virus disease (EVD).

According to the group, about US$244,270,515 was received in cash and in kind, and was disbursed by various actors, but the vast majority of organizations in that category have failed to respond to its request for information on the expenditure of those resources.


Liberian Observer

E-mail us
Web rates:
Ads contact:
Call us
+231 775 984 124
Find us on Facebook
Find our e-editions (PDFs) online:
P.O. Box 1858
Monrovia, Liberia

Subscriber Links

Comment Here