Three Liberian women have been listed among the 2020 Top 100 Most Influential African Women. Antoinette Sayeh, Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor, and former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf were rated and ranked in the field of Business Leadership, Governance, and CSO and Philanthropy, respectively, by Avance Media, a leading African public relations and rating firm.
The office of Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has refused to make any further official comment on the medical conditions of the vice president since it was revealed that she tested positive for COVID-19.
Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor is warning that violence against women and girls has worsened in African countries during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oil palm company Golden Veroleum says it has started constructing and rehabilitating over 22 public schools in Sinoe and Grand Kru, where its concession areas are located.
Ahead of October 2020 senatorial by-election in Liberia, the UN agency which focuses on women empowerment, UN Women, has organized a seminar on strategies to enforce gender quotas and implement the provision of the Elections Law that requires political parties to â€˜endeavorâ€™ to ensure that at least 30 percent of their candidates are of either gender.
Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor visited Bomi this past weekend to break grounds for the Bai T. Moore Rehabilitation Village Project in the countyâ€™s capital, Tubmanburg. The project, named after the famous son of the county, a poet and literary icon, possesses incredible historical and sentimental value for the people of Tubmanburg.
Bomiâ€™s Senator Sando Johnson has kicked off a major road rehabilitation effort in the county ahead of the rainy season. The initiative, which will open many of the feeder roads that become damaged and nearly impassable during the rainy season, is expected to bring some relief to citizens.
enate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie has constituted a five-person special Senate committee to investigate complaints by Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor that the Executive Branch has neglected to accord the adequate budgetary allocation, allowances, and benefits for her office.