Farmers in Nimba and Bong are reporting dramatic improvements in crop yields and harvests this year, after the Netherlands-based NGO Solidaridad provided them with critical training interventions.
Employees protesting their redundancy by ArcelorMittal on Thursday agreed to abandon their protest following a meeting with Internal Affairs Minister Varney Sirleaf.
The Liberia Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority says it has signed an agreement with farmers, partners, and exporters to better govern and protect the cocoa and coffee industries.
More than 400 mental health patients in Nimba will lose access to regular treatments if support is not provided to sustain the mental health care services at the Ganta United Methodist Hospital, according to the hospital’s administration.
The 2020 senatorial elections are still over a year away, but some candidates are already mobilizing their resources in preparation to enter the race. Once such candidate is the 40-year-old Taa Wongbe, CEO of the Khana Group, the data collection and research firm that has serviced international clients such as Afrobarometer and Gallup.
The Liberian government is appealing for humanitarian aid to provide relief to victims and bereaved families of the affected mudslide community in Nimba.
Fifty-nine illicit miners arrested at the Kartee Gold Mine in Gbanipea have been released from detention by the Liberia National Police following intervention from officials of the county, including Nimba’s sixth district lawmaker, Rep. Dorwohn Twain Gleekia.
U.N. Women has begun a three-day training for lawmakers, non-governmental organizations and representatives of key government line ministries and agencies to build their capacity and commitment to gender equality.