The Elections Committee constituted by the Leadership of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) to conduct its leadership elections has released the guidelines and election timetable. The elections are scheduled for November 12, 2016 in Ganta, Nimba County.
Fortune has not always worked in Mr. Konneh’s favour. Born on a mud floor in the twilight years of a peaceful Liberia, his family struggled to send him to school. He helped his father dig for diamonds in their village each morning to keep finances afloat. When Konneh was 18 Liberia was plunged into civil war, which lasted over a decade. He lost his father and three siblings to the fighting before finding sanctuary across the mountains in a Guinean refugee camp.
Liberia on September 27, 2016 joined the world to celebrate the 37th anniversary of the United Nations World Tourism Organization in Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County under the Theme: “Tourism for All –Promoting Universal Accessibility” with exceptional performance from various county culture troops.
Inequality reduction increasingly important to continued progress in helping the world’s poorest A new World Bank study on poverty and shared prosperity says that extreme poverty worldwide continues to fall despite the lethargic state of the global economy. But it warns that given projected growth trends, reducing high inequality may be a necessary component to reaching the world’s goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030.
At first glance, the British photographer may have appeared as just another member of the press on assignment post-September 11 in Afghanistan: American press credentials around his neck and credit lines in Time, Newsweek and Life. But one national security expert claims the man was playing for a different team: the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency the CIA.
Liberia’s emerging Ocean Champion, Stephen B. Lavalah has urged Liberians to take practical and appropriate actions to protect the ocean for the generation yet unborn. Lavalah is the founder and executive director of Youth Exploring Solutions (YES), an accredited not-for-profit, passionate and voluntary grassroots youth-led development organization based in Liberia.
On November 8th, 2011, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was re-elected President of Liberia. In the weeks that followed, President Sirleaf and her team decided to begin her second term with a 150 day plan to implement priority projects, define the President’s agenda for the public and respond to the tense mood in the country after the election period.