Liberia’s chief medical officer, Dr. Francis Kateh, says the Liberian government has only provided US$500,000 of the US$3 million requested by the Ministry of Health and the National Public Health Institute of Liberia to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.
Liberia’s commerce minister, Wilson Tarpeh, has informed the House of Representatives that there will be a serious shortage of gasoline on the Liberian market in the coming weeks.
ArcelorMittal has committed US$100,000 worth of medical supplies to support the government’s efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19.
Four youth entrepreneurs in Nimba have been presented more than L$600,000 (US$3,077) as winners of the Youth Entrepreneurship and Employment Project business plan competition.
Ganta will soon have a new market as Mayor Amos Suah has announced that the US$500,000 facility to host the Gompa General Market will soon be dedicated.
As fresh controversy flares up over the Sethi Brothers scrap deal in Nimba, newly appointed county superintendent Nelson N. Korquoi has, with immediate effect, temporarily suspended the company’s operations until investigations can be done, according to the superintendent’s office.
The gasoline shortage which caused a major crisis across Liberia, appears to have abated as retailers nationwide are receiving adequate supplies and pumping them out to the general public.
GN Bank has launched its GN Mobile Money Service in Sinoe, as the bank has recruited 35 agents in the county for the launch of the initiative.