Liberian Reporters’ Welfare Tops Priority of RAL Leadership

-Announces plans for Counties outreach The leadership of the Reporters Association of Liberia (RAL) says it’s major concern now is how to seek the welfare of reporters across Liberia for the period of three years they have to serve in leadership. Appearing on ECOWAS Radio weekend  talk show “Front Page” , the Secretary General of RAL, Mark Mengonfia said the RAL’s leadership major concern focuses on how to source funding from media partners and get training. According to him, in any profession, retained trainings or refreshers workshops are all necessary…

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Protect African Innovations and Promote Manufacturing -says Prominent Scientist Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan

-At Johns Hopkins Public Health Conference in US BALTIMORE, USA – At the conference on sustaining African Healthcare Innovations held at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, the award-winning African infectious disease scientist, Dr. Dougbeh Christopher Nyan, has emphasized that “Africa governments need to strongly support African innovators and protect these innovations from intellectual property theft.” Speaking over the weekend, Dr. Nyan said: “Intellectual property protection of the many vibrant innovations from the African continent is key to sustainability and improvement of healthcare and life in other…

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NIR Boss Stresses Significance of Biometric Enrollment in MRU

MONROVIA-The Executive Director of the National Identification Registry (NIR), Mr. J. Tiah Nagbe says a well-structured and established biometric regime in the Mano River Union basin would help in closing financial gaps in key areas and ensure credibility in the governance systems of the member states. Mr. Nagbe said biometric enrollment of citizens would help minimize financial burden on member states in several areas including national censors, voters’ registration and the proper identification of citizens as they transact businesses across borders in the sub-region, a press release from the NRI…

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WHO Pledges to Support African Countries on Joint Coronavirus Disease Preparedness

-And response strategy Addis Ababa – As the threat of coronavirus disease looms over the continent, the World Health Organization (WHO) promised to support African Union Member States on a common preparedness and response strategy. WHO joined Health Ministers in an Emergency Meeting on the Coronavirus Disease Outbreak, a WHO Africa press release said over the weekend. The meeting was convened on 22 February by the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa joined H.E. Amira Elfadil, Commissioner for Social Affairs, African…

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Liberia Accounting Firms Complete Quality Assurance Review Training

By Alfred Kollie, alfredkolliejr92@gmail.com The Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accountants (LICPA) in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria has completed a week-long quality assurance review of accounting firms in Liberia, especially member of LICPA. The quality assurance review is done occasionally by International Accounting Institution intended to review accounting firms in a country to accreting whether the firms are practicing international standard in its service delivery which is a key requirement by the International Federation of Accountants. The two officials from the Institute of Chartered Accountants…

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2 Men Indicted In German National’s Murder Case in Grand Bassa Co., Liberia

By Garmah Never Lomo, garmahlomo@gmail.com The Grand jurry of Grand Bassa County, Republic of Liberia upon their oath have indicted two of the Defendants, who admitted participating in shooting of German National Juergen Scheidmann in an armed raid in Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County on January 22, 2020. While few other suspects are still on the run, the two defendants were indicted for the crimes of murder and arm robbery. Those indicted are Joseph Cole Alias Joe Cole and Emmanuel Kollie. Other Defendants to be identified are Shakabon Doe, James…

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Top Community Radio Manager Honoured For Outstanding Work in Buchanan

By Our Reporter A young and prominent Manager of one of Liberia’s outstanding Community radio stations, Christopher Yarwoe of Magic FM in the southern port city of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County has been given his flowers for hard professional work and commitment. Broadcast Journalist Yarwoe was honored recently by the Friends of the Bassa program organization that has more than 200 members in Grand Bassa County. “The work you do speaks for you depending how you serve the community. People see what you do more than yourself especially when ur…

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ECOWAS, MRU Develop Sub-regional Strategy To Combat Illicit Cross-border Activities

By Augustine Octavius,augustineoctavius@gmail.com The West African regional organization, ECOWAS, and the Mano River Union have begun the development of a sub regional strategy aimed at addressing the threat of cross border movement of armed groups, weapons and illicit trafficking. ECOWAS Ambassador Babaunde Ajisomo added that a steering committee, comprising of representatives of MRU and  ECOWAS   has also been setup to develop a security strategy for cross border security  and implement  of the plan . Ambassador Ajisomo made the disclosure when he delivered the keynote speech marking the opening of a…

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In US: Johns Hopkins University Invites Prominent Liberian Scientist, Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan

-To speak at Public Health Conference BALTIMORE, USA – The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health has invited the prominent African infectious disease scientist, Dr. Dougbeh Christopher Nyan, to speak at this year’s Mzuzah Convergence, a conference centered on issues of African Public Health. The award-winning scientist, Dr. Nyan, will be on a panel that will discuss issues surrounding sustainability of healthcare innovations in Africa. He will share his experience as an inventor, innovator and entrepreneur, a press release says. Dr. Nyan is inventor of a rapid multiplex…

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“I Am Disappointed”-Bong County Assistant Supt. Speaks Out Against His Boss

-But Superintendent Esther Walker Rubbishes his claims By Emmanuel Mafelah, mafelahemmanuel29@gmail.com GBARNGA, Liberia- A rift appears to be continuing between the two top local officials of Bong County in central Liberia, 169 kilometers north east of Monrovia Mr. Anthony B. Sheriff, Bong County Assistant Superintendent for Development says he is disappointed in the leadership of Superintendent Esther Y. Walker of Bong County. Assistant Superintendent Sheriff named the singing of contracts and other policy documents single handedly by Walker as a gross disrespect to his office. However, Superintendent Waker has since…

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