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The Ministry of Education Should Stop Making Policies On the Fly and Arbitrarily Overturning Its Own Rules and Regulations


[Observer] The Ministry of Education’s abrupt overturn of its regulations barring graduation exercises for 12th grade school leavers before the official release of exam results, or for those who failed the WASSCE but passed in their respective schools, have left the public in disbelief wondering just what to make of the Ministry’s flouting of its own rules even after it had penalized some school authorities allegedly for violating the rules.
Source: All Africa

Independent Economist Critiques U.S.$1 Billion Loan


[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -An economics professor at the University of Liberia has urged the Government of Liberia to institute measures to curb illicit financial flow and reduce tariffs on goods and services if it would make any gain on the combined (nearly) US$1 billion loan deal. He also said the deals should not have been sealed. The Legislature, in June, ratified both US$536 million loan with a Singaporean firm ETON Financial Private Limited and US$420 million with Burkinabe company, EBOMAF. It also passed resolution urging Pre
Source: All Africa

President Weah Launches Costal Defense Project in New Kru Town


[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -If the Liberian government succeeds in ensuring that the coastal defense project to save D-Tweh High School in New Kru Town is properly completed, the school stands another 50-year guarantee, according to engineers.
Source: All Africa

All Eyes Speech – After Meeting With Businesses, Liberian President Looking to Fix Messy Economy


[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -When Liberian President George Manneh Weah addresses the nation Monday, he will be looking to reassure a fickle nation still a bit jittery about the uncertainty surrounding the local economy amid rising inflation and an ever-rocketing exchange rate competing with the 171st Independence anniversary of Africa’s oldest Republic.
Source: All Africa

President Weah Makes Additional Appointments in Government


[Govt of Liberia] President George Manneh Weah has made additional appointments in government, affecting the National Lottery Authority, Nimba County Community College, National Refugee Repatriation Resettlement Commission and the National Housing Authority.
Source: All Africa

Rep. Seboe Expresses Delight About NKT District-16 Development Council


[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Montserrado County Representative Dixon Wlawee Seboe is optimistic that the induction of the New Kru Town (NKT) District-16 Development Council (DDC) will greatly help him implement his campaign promises. The DDC, as the name implies, will oversee and encourage the decentralization of developmental programs and provide a responsible administration by involving different kinds of district’s functions.
Source: All Africa