A fourth-grade student of the Soltiamon Christian School System in Monrovia has been named as the winner of the first National Kids Essay Competition.
Kponyekpoyah Organization in the Americas or KOA, a U.S. based social development organization has completed the distribution of textbooks and other educational materials to students of four schools in rural Bong County. The schools are Gorpu Dolo Boi Elementary and Junior High School; Belefanai Lutheran School; Belefanai Community School and the United Christian Institute in Zota district.
A US$42,000 six-classroom elementary school has been dedicated to residents of Tuankan Town, in Bong’s first electoral district.
Following the announced waiver of tuition at all undergraduate public institutions across the country by President George Weah, the state-owned University of Liberia says students of the institution will not be exempted from paying other fees.
President George Weah has announced that tuition at all undergraduate public institutions across the country will be waived.
Students and parents from the More Than Me Academy gathered outside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday, October 23 to defend Katie Meyler, the founder of the organization, and call for the school to be kept open, amid demands from protestors for the school’s closure.
After the government announced the immediate re-opening of the rape case involving ten underage girls at More Than Me Academy in 2014, the organization has expressed commitment to support the investigation.
Gender Minister Piso Saydee-Tarr has provided updates on the government’s investigation of the rapes that occurred at More Than Me, noting that the top concern of the Gender Ministry right now is the well-being of the girls.