Entries by Fredrick Gaye

Atina Women Initiative Celebrates World Menstrual Hygiene Day

By Mafanta Kromah   A local NGO called Atina Women Initiative on May 28  celebrated the World Menstrual Hygiene Day with several schools in Monrovia. Atina Women Initiative, which is a local group founded to empower less fortunate women through macro finance loan and conducting livelihood training celebrated the world Menstrual Hygiene Day with education on […]

Mental Illness Reaches Unimaginable Concerns; Liberia Deserves Modern Mental Health Strategy

 By Mafanta Kromah There is an increase in the number of mentally ill persons in the country and has become a common illness that victimizes people of all ages, regardless of ethnicity, fraternity, religious affiliation and or status in life. From childhood to adult age this problem cannot be ignored and allowed to permeate society without national government immediate […]

Debt Payment Fraud -Who’s Responsible To Refund Stolen Money?

MFDP building In its reaction to two publications by the In Profile Daily Newspaper on the alleged financial improprieties surrounding domestic debt payments, the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) on May 30,2017, issued a statement. We began reporting on series of alleged financial indiscipline and stealing characterizing the debt payment process. But the […]

MFDP Refutes, Clarifies In Profile’s Publications

  The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) has categorically refuted the In Profile Daily Newspaper’s Publications of Thursday, May 25, 2017 and Monday, May 29, 2017 With Headlines: “Debt Payment Fraud” And “Finance In Huge Fraud”. In a statement issued on Tuesday, MFDP said it is aware of a situation of breach of duty […]

‘We Need Value’ -Women Tell Aspirants

By: Mafanta Kromah The women of Montserrado County District #14 are admonishing all women politicians and aspirants in the district to be of more value. They said it is not just about putting women in the house but ones that will seek interest of women, the youth and the district at large. They made the statement […]

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ECC Ends Policy Dialogue in Eight Counties

By Mafanta Kromah The Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC) has concluded a policy dialogue with representatives of political parties, civil society organizations, local government officials, youth groups and women organizations in Gbarnga, Bong County. The forum brought together more than 60 participants. An official of the ECC, Eddie Jarwolo, said the policy dialogues are being held […]

Two Liberians Qualified For Confucius Institute World Competition

Chinese DCM Li presenting gift to first prize winner while UL’s Prof. Geegbae presents gift to second prize winner   Two Liberian students: Boakai K. Wilson and Andrew Bonnah, of the Confucius Institute at the University of Liberia (UL) have qualified to participate in the pending Confucius Institute Chinese Proficiency World Competition for Foreign College […]

Debt Payment Fraud -MFDP Official Alleges

Ministry of Finance and Development Immediately after taking over in 2006, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf constituted an inter-ministerial vetting committee (IVC), with the assistance of international consultancy firms and experts to develop strategies in settling domestic debts government owed under previous regimes. The committee and its partners did not only vet claims, but also prepared […]