Tag Archives: European Union

Logging Fees Allow River Cess Communities to Get Vocation Training Center

Logging Fees Allow River Cess Communities to Get Vocation Training Center

A US$46,000 multi-purpose vocation training center will soon be constructed in Yarpah Town to provide basic vocational education programs for the youth of surrounding communities.

Military Barracks Squatters: Government Should Take Us to Court

The pending eviction of squatters from the 72nd military barracks in Paynesville by the Ministry of National Defense has been extended to May 1 following the intervention of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Amid Delays, Citizens Increase Pressure on Lawmakers to Pass Land Right Act

Agnes Gardia, a farmer in Montserrado, believes that existing laws on land ownership put farmers at a disadvantage because they have no regard for community ownership of land.

Liberia Revenue Authority Investigates Logging Companies for US$25 million in Unpaid Taxes

The Liberia Revenue Authority says it is investigating a Global Witness’ report that logging companies in the country owe US$$25 million in unpaid taxes.

Education Minister Eases Concerns about Partnership Schools for Liberia

Education Minister George Werner’s latest move to partner with private institutions to improve the quality of Liberia’s education system has been met with intense resistance from many individuals and groups. In an exclusive interview with The Bush Chicken, the Minister clarified some of the misconceptions about his approach.