Entries by Fredrick Gaye

WaterAid Hosts Meeting for WASH Partners’ Review

By Fredrick P. W. Gaye from Bo, Sierra Leone   A three-day meeting on WASH advocacy, service delivery and governance activities in Sierra Leone and Liberia, began on Monday, September 18, 2017, in Bo City, Sierra Leone. WASH is water, sanitation and hygiene. Hosted by WaterAid Liberia & Sierra Leone, the mid-year review gathering is […]

Matthäus to join StarTimes & Bundesliga Legends Tour

  The Bundesliga, one of the most popular and successful football leagues in the world, will be showcasing itself in Kenya on 19 and 20 September 2017. Germany’s most-capped player Lothar Matthäus will be stopping off in Nairobi as part of the “Bundesliga Legends Tour”, jointly organised by StarTimes and the Bundesliga. As well as […]

Journalists Undergo Training In Ethiopia -In Covering Africa-China Engagements

By Fredrick P. W. Gaye, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia More than 20 African and Chinese journalists, selected through an application process, are undergoing a three-day training in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The journalists are being equipped them with knowledge, skills and training for covering current Africa-China engagements, focusing on the crucial sectors of agriculture, industrialization/manufacturing, climate change, […]

“Reversal of One-China Policy Is Not An Option” -Liberian Politicians Warned

As Liberians gear up for presidential and representative polls on October 10, 2017, politicians have been warned not to reverse the “One-China” Policy. Civil Servant Association’s President, Mr. Moibah Keller Johnson, reiterated the warning on August 22, 2017, during a symposium at the farewell reception for 2017/2018 Chinese Government scholarship students and trainees hosted by […]

China Donates To Liberian Artists

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has donated materials worth about US$10,000.00 (ten thousand United States dollars) to the Union of Liberian Artists (ULA). China, through its Embassy in Liberia, made the donation during a Liberian Arts Exhibition hosted by the Chinese Embassy in Monrovia on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Making remarks on behalf of […]

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Over 30 Health Workers Attend Advanced IPC Training

    The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organization is conducting a close to two weeks’ advanced Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)  training for more than 30 health practitioners in Liberia. The pilot project, as it is called, began on Monday, July 31, 2017 and will end on August 11, 2017 […]

Liberians Complete Chinese Language, Vocational Skills Training

By Fredrick P. W. Gaye Many Liberians have successfully completed a week-long Chinese Language and Vocational Skills training in Monrovia. This training was co-sponsored by Confucius Institute at University of Liberia and the China-aided Liberia Bamboo, Rattan Weaving and Vegetable Planting Program. It was conducted July 24-30, 2017. Making remark, Dr. Huang Baiqing, co-director of […]

China Promises More Support to Liberian Army

By Fredrick P. W. Gaye     Liberia’s Defense Minister Samukai and Chinese Defense Attache Sr. Col. Zhang Gan toast during the reception at Chinese Embassy in Monrovia Friday   The Defense Attache to the Chinese Embassy in Liberia, Senior Colonel Zhang Gan, says the China-Liberia military relations has been growing in recent years and […]

StarTimes acquires exclusive media rights for FIBA’s 2017-2021 national team competitions

StarTimes, Africa’s leading pay TV operator, has acquired exclusive media rights in Sub-Saharan Africa for FIBA’s national team competitions during the period 2017-2021, including the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China.   Basketball’s world governing body awarded StarTimes exclusive free and pay transmission rights across all territories of Sub-Saharan Africa for its leading tournaments […]

ALU’s Executive Director Stresses High Standards -In Educational System

Dr. Emmanuel Bravy Daykeay The Executive Director of the Association of Liberian Universities (ALU), Dr. Emmanuel Bravy Daykeay, has described the provision of advanced and high quality education by learning institutions in Liberia as their best show of patriotism for the Country grappling with challenges of restoring a once wholesome functioning education system. Dr. Daykeay says […]