The economic and financial crisis in Liberia has spread beyond the banking sectors and into Liberia’s struggling education sector, with a direct impact on the work of U.S. Peace Corps volunteers teaching in schools in rural Liberia.
Stakeholders in Liberia’s forest sector have concluded a meeting in Buchanan to discuss ways to manage sustainable and productive forests and reduce conflicts.
Several students attending public schools in Monrovia were injured on Tuesday after officers of the Liberia National Police strongly responded to what was becoming a violent protest.
The board of the National Disaster Management Agency has ordered an audit of the agency’s financial records by the General Auditing Commission.
In an effort to resolve the impasse between the government and striking health workers that has paralyzed operations at several health facilities across the country, the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning announced on Thursday, September 26, 2019 that it has begun disbursing checks to cover the salaries of employees at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital.
The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has concluded training in financial reporting for finance officers from approximately 50 government agencies.
A University of Liberia student group, the Vanguard Student Unification Party, is demanding that the legislature increase the institution’s budget.
The Civil Service Agency has clarified a newspaper report that it is planning to lay off 4,000 government employees and suspend new hiring. The CSA’s director of public relations, Moses Browne, said the agency is only targeting civil servants who are ready for retirement.