The importation and infusion of banknotes into circulation are routine activities of the Central Bank under its monetary authority. However, these mundane banking functions have come under intense scrutiny and triggered deep public sensitivities in the wake of recent scandals.
Students from five high schools in Monrovia have benefitted from a three-day training to identify and report on human trafficking. The training was provided by Youth Media Action, with support from Internews.
The Liberian government has reiterated its commitment to include people living with HIV/AIDS at all levels of its intervention programs, as an important avenue to speed up the achievement of the country’s 2020 global targets.
Some 1,520 adult learners have been awarded certificates of achievements in Montserrado after successfully completing a cycle of training in literacy, basic education, and job skills programs. The training was conducted by the group Alfalit-Liberia and included skills in tailoring, literacy, numeracy and basic education.
The Liberian NGO, Naymote-Partners for Democratic Development, has recently completed a major stakeholders’ engagement in Bong aimed at creating awareness about the use and management of County Social Development Funds.
The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia has launched an investigation into reports of bribery in its visa process, which has recently led to the temporary suspension of non-immigrant visa service in Liberia.
The United States Embassy in Monrovia has announced, with immediate effect, a temporary suspension in the issuance of non-immigrant visa in Liberia. The embassy made the disclosure on its official website on Monday, Dec. 9.
The economic and financial crisis in Liberia has spread beyond the banking sectors and into Liberia’s struggling education sector, with a direct impact on the work of U.S. Peace Corps volunteers teaching in schools in rural Liberia.