Japan has provided two separate grant assistance in food and medical supply that are worth ¥350 million (US$3.3 million) to Liberia.
The Executive Mansion has announced that the director-general of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia, Mosoka Fallah, has been suspended indefinitely by Pres. George Weah for “ethical, professional, and administrative lapses.”
Around 1,875 teachers are going to benefit from a partnership between Teach For Liberia and the Profuturo Foundation, a Spanish education program aimed at providing quality digital education for children in countries in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Asia.
The Ministry of Education has announced the dates for schools to reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of schools across the country. The move is intended to allow students to complete the 2019-2020 academic year that was halted in March.
Last week Friday, the African Development Bank’s Board of Directors approved a US$53.25 million multi-country grant to The Gambia, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in the form of direct budget support to cushion efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the three West African countries.
According to a 2020 report on the state of food security and nutrition, 97.8 percent of Liberians cannot afford to regularly consume a healthy diet. Out of 170 countries examined by the report authors, maintaining a healthy diet is most unaffordable in Liberia.
The minister of health, Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah, has announced a revised set of guidelines that the country is expected to adhere to since the state of emergency ended.
President George Weah has announced the end of the state of emergency and ordered soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia to return to their respective barracks.