Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor is calling on young women in Liberia to defy all the odds and build resilience in the quests for increased women’s participation in decision-making, if women must achieve gender balance in national leadership.
The Lutheran Church in Liberia has graduated 61 students in the fourth cycle of its Bilingual Literacy Training Program in Gbarnga.
Cuttington University Alumni Association has inducted new officials to steer its affairs for the next three years, with the new president promising to address the university’s financial woes through a US$1 million endowment fund.
Bong’s third district representative, Marvin Cole, has described claims that he is conspiring with Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor to overthrow the government of President George Weah as “false and malicious.”
It has been barely 25 years since the Kpolokpalah Massacre that saw the gruesome murder of more than 300 people by fighters from the Liberian Peace Council under the leadership of George Boley.
The chairperson of the Project Management Committee in Bong, Stephen Mulbah, has outlined activities he said would strengthen the PMC and increase public trust and confidence in its work.
A Bush Chicken investigation has found that US$4,000 provided by MNG Gold Liberia as contribution towards the renovation of the superintendent’s residence in Gbarnga was instead used by Bong’s Superintendent Esther Walker on a trip Accra, Ghana.
The Bong County Service Center has reported contributing more than US$143,000 to the government’s national revenue envelope in 2018.