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President Sirleaf Returns Home; Describes the 2nd World Assembly for Women 2015 as a Meeting That Went ‘Very Well’
(MONROVIA, LIBERIA – Sunday, August 30, 2015) President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has described the just ended 2nd World Assembly for Women (WAW 2015) held in Tokyo, Japan as a meeting that went “very well”.
“The trip went very well. As you know, I was responding to the Prime Minister’s invitation to give the keynote address at his program about the empowerment of women. I did that and we also had bilateral meetings with him and a few of his officials as well as the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA),” she indicated...
President Sirleaf Holds Bilateral Discussions with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo
(TOKYO, JAPAN – Thursday, August 27, 2015) President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have reaffirmed their determination to coordinate, cooperate and strengthen the excellent relations subsisting between the two countries...
President Sirleaf Chairs Education Roundtable ‘Getting to Best’
(MONROVIA, LIBERIA – Friday, August 21, 2015) In further consultations with stakeholders on how to improve the country’s education sector, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has chaired an Education Roundtable Meeting “Getting to Best”...
President Sirleaf Dismisses Two at the Foreign Ministry; Suspends Passport Director Davies for One Month on the Job
(MONROVIA, LIBERIA – Monday, August 24, 2015) President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dismissed the Deputy Minister for International Cooperation and Economic Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Thomas Kaydor.
According to an Executive Mansion release, the Liberian leader said his dismissal is due to behavior unbecoming of a senior government official as an investigation proceeds by the Ministry of Justice with the misuse of Japanese Grant Funds by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Liberian Chief Executive has also dismissed Assistant Minister for Legal Affairs, Mr. Jeddi Armah for the authorization of a passport to a Ministry staff that did not comply with policy.
Relatedly, the President Sirleaf has directed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Augustine Ngafuan, to suspend the Director of Passport, Mrs. Finda Davies, for one month on the job without pay for carrying out instruction by issuing a passport even though it was clear that there was a violation. These decisions take immediate effect.
President Sirleaf Joins Mourners at Former EPS Boss Funeral
(MONROVIA, LIBERIA – Thursday, August 20, 2015) President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf joined a cross-section of family members, relatives, friends and former colleagues at the funeral marking the saddened home-going of the former boss of the Executive Protection Service (EPS), Mr. Othello Warrick...
Ellen Rejects Proposition To 'Christianize' Liberia
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has submitted propositions from the Constitution Review Committee (CRC) to the Liberian Senate, rejecting the one to "Christianize" Liberia. On the other hand, President Johnson-Sirleaf wants the presidential and legislative tenures reduced...
Unsustainable Development Is A Threat of Today:
Monrovia, Monday, August 18, 2015: Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan has stated that unsustainable development can no longer be treated as an issue of the future as it is a threat of today.
The Liberian Foreign Minister stated that the longer people who think that sustainability is good for the earth delay to act, “the bolder and more horrendous people who do not believe in preserving the environment become in the their uncontrolled quest to advance their interest at the expense of the earth."...
Ebola Scares Off Trainee Nurses in Liberia
Monrovia — Like hundreds of other nursing students in Liberia, Jerry Songu should have been beginning his internship this month, the final step to graduating and earning his license. Instead, he has chosen to put his studies and future career on hold...
In Memory of Joseph G. Richards - A memorial website was created in the memory of Joseph Richards who was born in Liberia on March 11th, 1926 and passed away on 05 August, 2015 at the age of 89. Visit Joseph G. Richards interactive memorial website....