The Ministry of Youth and Sports has concluded its second Youth Entrepreneurship and Employment Project Business Plan Competition, with three young entrepreneurs from Nimba emerging as winners over the weekend.
Nimba County Community College has broken grounds to construct a ten-classroom engineering building on its campus. The facility will cost US$52,000 and should be completed by September this year, the college’s associate vice president disclosed.
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.
The superintendent for geology and quality control at the iron ore mining company ArcelorMittal has underscored the importance of technical and vocational education in post-war Liberia.
Nimbaâ€™s county superintendent, Dorr Cooper, wants a change in how counties are allotted county development funds. He says it is unfair for the second most populous county, Nimba, to receive the same amount as others â€“ US$200,000.
The president of the Nimba County Community College has outlined several challenges facing the institution, noting that he met the collegeâ€™s account empty with debt owed to several vendors.
Edward Wonkeryor, has taken over as president of the Nimba County Community College in Sanniquellie.
President George Weah has appointed the former president of Tubman University as the new president for Nimba County Community College.