Entries by Elijah James

Sime Darby Rationalizes Workforce

The Sime Darby Plantation of Liberia said it  would like to confirm that it is currently rationalising its workforce and undergoing a redundancy exercise due to various economic challenges  to ensure the continuity of its business in Liberia. A release from the SDPL said the exercise is currently being implemented in stages in full consultation […]

Commerce To Launch MSME Annual Conference

By: MafantaKromah The Ministry of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with it partners will launch the 2017 Micro Small and Medium Enterprise also called MSME during the Small Business Administration week with US$ 20,000 in prizes for Information Communication and Technology (ICT), E+ Business Plan Competition with US$ 100,000 in grants and the Liberian Marketplace […]

Liberia Stalemate Continues

As Liberia’s democratic process faces hiccup characterized by election disputes, politicians who are pressing forward to see the end of their legal battle continue to come under sharp criticisms that they are holding the country hostage, but those accused say they are seeking legal redress for the good of the country. Liberians who want to […]

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As Commercial Banks Run Out Of Liberian Dollars: CBL Broke? “We saw this problem far ahead that we would not buy in US because it is nowhere to be found, neither would we buy in Liberian dollars because the rate is too high and so we are just turning around here and there.”

Commercial banks in Liberia are reportedly running out of Liberian dollars as  customers are  being  turned away  whenever they  go to withdraw from the banks. The news of scarcity of Liberian dollars   at commercial banks has surfaced in the midst of two containers of unspecified amount of bank notes being shaped into the country reportedly   […]

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 […]

Robbers’ Infiltration -At Wake-keeping; The Event of Difficult Farewell

  By: Lewis K. Glay 0886469835/lglay.inprofile@gmail.com The event was mournful and the scene emotionally charged, graced by the presence of young, middle-aged and elderly people, predominantly citizens of Yarwin Mehnsonoh, Nimba County, including other Liberians, who converged Friday evening, April 8, 2016 at Thinker Village along the Robertsfield Highway to pay homage to a departed […]

Action-2015 Celebrates Int’l Youth Day in Gbarnga

Today marks the celebration of International Youth Day at which time over 100,000 young people around the world including Liberia, will be taking action to show that they as the largest generation of young people in history, have the power to hold their governments to account over the promises made in July, 2015. In September […]

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Covenant Life Bible School Begins 5-Day Conference

The Covenant Life Bible School (CLBS) located in Sinkor has begun a five-day conference under the theme: “Breaking the Chains of Lamination” with text taken from the book of Acts 12:1-7. The five days conference, which commenced on August 10-14, 2015, is being held at the Redeemed Fellowship International in Monrovia. Briefing journalists over the […]

LEITI Lauded For Extractive Education

Citizens of Nimba County have lauded the Liberia Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (LEITI), for its nationwide dissemination exercise of its 5th report on the extractive sector of Liberia. Speaking at the LEITI outreach event in Nimba County, the citizens thanked LEITI for initiating the process of educating them on the resource governance process of the […]