Ahead of the 62nd Armed Forces Day on Monday, February 11, the associate dean of the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law is calling for increased budgetary allotment to the Armed Forces of Liberia.
Despite a warning issued to the public two weeks ago against burning trash, the practice continues to be prevalent across Monrovia.
More than 500 volunteers showed up over the weekend to participate in a beach clean-up and awareness campaign held in Monrovia.
A documentary on land issues in Liberia, titled “The Land Beneath Our Feet,” is expected to be launched locally over the next couple of days.
The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has prepared and submitted its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, 2016-2017. Understandably in anticipation of the 2017 elections, the National Elections Commission sees the greatest percentage increase in budget allocation.
Liberia is on a path of reconstruction following years of civil unrest. Some of the problems being addressed in the post-war West African country are youth development, infrastructure and the restoration of basic social services.
The Government of Liberia, with support from the United Nations Development Programme, has begun installing equipment to sterilize and manage medical waste at various hospitals in the country.