For the first time since the crisis began, the Liberian government has officially acknowledged that there is an acute shortage of gasoline in the country following weeks of denial and shifting blames. Across the country, fillings stations have run dry, and long queues of motorists have formed everywhere petroleum products used to be sold.
The educational charity Kids Educational Engagement Project, commonly known as KEEP, extended its national reading campaign to Zwedru, Grand Gedeh on Wednesday, Feb. 12.
The Association of Human Resource Professionals in Liberia, or ALHRP, has ended a conference meant to validate a standard code of ethics that will guide members’ conduct in the profession.
The international non-profit organization, Solidarity Center, has ended a three-day capacity building training for county labor commissioners and grievance officers of the Ministry of Labor, and worker unions across the country. The training was conducted in partnership with the Labor Ministry, with funding support from USAID.
After President George Weah delivered his third annual State of the Nation Address on Monday, January 27, the Collaborating Political Parties (comprising of the All Liberian Party, the Alternative National Congress, Liberty Party, and Unity Party), issued a response. The response was delivered by Alexander B. Cummings, the political leader of the Alternative National Congress, on January 28.
Margibi’s third district representative, Ellen Attoh-Wureh, has alarmed over growing reports of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Liberia despite the existence of anti-domestic violence laws.
After Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor complained that her office has not been receiving its budgeted allotments for an extended period, a network of Liberian women leaders is calling on President George Weah to resolve the matter swiftly.
President George Weah has nominated the senior managing partner of Fabrar Liberia, Jeanine Cooper, as the new minister of agriculture.