The president of the William V. S. Tubman University, Elliot Wreh-Wilson, has announced that a lack of funds flowing to the university has led to a decrease in professors at the nation’s second-largest public university.
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The U.S. State Department 2018 Human Rights Report has been released, uncovering several human rights violations in Liberia.
DED beneficiaries, according to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service, are Liberians or stateless individuals who last resided in Liberia that have lived in the U.S. since 2002. Some held another immigration status called Temporary Protective Status up to September 30, 2007 and were subsequently covered by DED. More than 4,000 individuals are covered under the program.
The representative of Bong’s fourth district, Robert Womba, has begun distributing educational materials to students of the district. Schools in the Panta and Zota regions of the district have received donations of notebooks, pencils, and pens from the lawmaker.
According to World Population Review, Africa is home to more than 1.3 billion people, nearly 41 percent of whom are under the age of 15. The median ages (where half the population is older and half younger) for African countries are consistently in the teens.
In 2017, the Du River Bridge collapsed when a truck transporting rocks for the rehabilitation of the Roberts International Airport runway drove along. The truck belonged to a Chinese firm involved in the construction at the airport.