Entries by Elijah James

Phase One Textbooks’ Distribution Completed?

By: Precious Gaye/0886539331/ pgaye2042@gmail.com The Ministry of Education said it has completed the first phase of distribution of textbooks and school materials to some public schools in the country. Though the process started in mid June and ended in July, some schools did not receive materials, Deputy Project Coordinator of the Global Partner for Education […]

Natives Vs Natives: Who’s Spotless To Lead Liberia?

  By:  Lewis K. Glay 0886469835/lglay.inprofile@gmail.com The debate about ‘Congo-Native’ politics used as campaign weapon before and during activities marking the conduct of the October 10, 2017 presidential and representative elections now seems immaterial as presidential candidates in the runoff election slated for November 7, 2017 are all natives. The names Joseph Boakai and George […]

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Quarantined Community

Residents of Neidonwen Town, a community highly hit by Ebola-hit in Margibi County, where 17 year- old Abraham Memeigar was diagnosed with the disease have expressed frustration over the manner in which they were being treated by the Ministry of Health and its partners when they were quarantined. The Neidonwen residents expressed frustration Wednesday, August […]

Schools Closed . . . Back To School

Though the Liberian Government has declared schools closed as of July 31, 2015 to re-open in September 2015 to restore the nation’s academic calendar, some schools are said to be running classes up to present. Under the guise of vacation school, tutorial, or extra classes, many of those schools reportedly in session allegedly charge fees […]

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Action Aid Ends Validation W/shop

By: Precious Gaye/0886539331/pgaye2042@gmail.com Empowering through awareness to influence policies, Action Aid has concluded a two- day workshop in Monrovia. Following a month- long assessment done in ten communities in Monsterrado, Gbarpolu, Margibi and Grand Cape Mount Counties on the effects of (EVD), over forty participants gathered at Sharks’ Entertainment Center in Sinkor on August 7-8 […]

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GBA Fosters Unity

By: David S. Johnson/dsavid41@gmail.com / Intern A newly founded youth-based organization in the Sophie Community, called Golden Bird Association (GBA), has vowed to foster unity among community members. GBA, through its Chairman on Mobilization, Arthur Holder, said it will carry out the exercise by creating awareness on issues, including teenage pregnancy, harmful substances and other […]

Deficits Hit Cocopa! -Layoff Imminent

By: Fredrick P. W. Gaye & Gborontaye Gboron Despite court ruling in favor of the Government to take over the Cocopa Rubber Plantation in Nimba County, situation at the plantation is said to be going from bad to worse; thus putting the workers at loggerheads with the caretaker company. The Nimba Rubber Incorporated (NRI) was […]

US$100m Investment Pinches -APM Terminal “Operations Economy Backlash”

By T. Michael Johnny 0886571899/0775820581 A 25-year concession agreement valued at US$100 million signed by the government and APM Terminal to manage, operate and modernize the National Port Authority (NPA) in February 2011, has been slightly criticized for its high taxes charged and undue bureaucracies in its cargo handling. During public hearing of the Government-APM […]

Busted! -DEA Storms ‘Turtle Base’

By: Lewis K. Glay 886469835/lglay.inprofile@gmail.com At late morning Tuesday, the premises of the ‘Turtle Base,’ a notorious terrain in Paynesville experienced the wrath of newly recruited officers of the Drug Enforcement Agency under the command of Major William J.S. Sarville assigned in Paynesville. “Alarm blow, alarm blow,” a travelling bag seller shouted as more than […]

Rep. Fahnbulleh Commended

By Kelvin Teikah Kpakolo/kpakolok@gmail.com/0886190023/0770326443 The youth of Montserrado County District Four have commended Representative Henry B. Fahnbulleh for his role played during the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia. Speaking in an interview with the In Profile Daily last weekend, Joseph Yallah, Chairman of Youth in Action for Total Change (YATC), said Representative […]