With barely six months until the national elections in Liberia, youth representatives from the country’s 15 subdivisions have gathered for a national peace building conference at the Paynesville City Hall.
On Nov. 24, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid a visit to Liberia, during which he toured the Slipway Elementary School, where the Canadian-funded Right to Play project is located.
A senior sprinter at Eastern Mennonite University at the time of the interview, Philip Watson has been trying to compete in the Olympics for Liberia since his sophomore year, in 2013.
Between August 1, 2014 and October 31, 2014 the Liberian government received US$15.1 million for Ebola relief which were channeled through the National Ebola Task Force which was replaced by the Incident Management System. The report identified US$792,000 in financial irregularities, lack of or inadequate documentation, unreported fuel, unverified fixed assets and in some cases negative confirmation from third parties.