Media Summaries

 

 

Friday, 21st July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017 President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the King of the Belgium, His Majesty Philippe, on the occasion marking their National Day on July 21 and the Supreme Court’s 48 hours to NEC to prescribe penalties to the Liberty Vice Presidential candidates, Mr. Full story


Wednesday, 19th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2017 Today’s edition of our Summary of the local dailies includes news of the passage of the draft 2017/18 national budget by members of the House of Representatives, the visit of a high-powered delegation from the ECOWAS Network of Elections Commissioners (ECONEC) to the Supreme Court of Liberia and the Lonestar Cell MTN and staff of the South African Embassy near Monrovia, launch an initiative to provide solar power to the Great Commission Orphanage in the Chicken Soup Factory Community, Gardnersville. Full story


Tuesday, 18th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2017 The adjustment by the National Elections Commission of the 2017 voter registration updates; the Supreme Court’s rejection of Abu Kamara to contest as a representative aspirant for Montserrado County Electoral District#15 in the upcoming October elections and the hosting today of the first ever national revenue symposium by the LRA are stories dominating today’s local dailies selected for our summary. Full story


Monday, 17th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017 Today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies highlights news of the National Elections Commission’s release of confirmation on the number of candidates cleared for the October 10 Presidential and legislative elections and the Liberia Revenue Authority holding of the country’s first-ever National Revenue Symposium. Full story


Friday, 14th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2017   Today’s summary of the local dailies highlights news of Foreign Minister, Madam Marjon Kamara’s assertion that Liberia has reached a point in its development drive where it would like to add value to its resources, create jobs for Liberians, and increase trade with the outside world and the temporary closure of the Central Bank of Liberia banking all to the public     DOMINANT STORIES “Add Value, Create Jobs, Increase Trade”…Foreign Minister Tells Investors The INSIGHT newspaper reports that Foreign Minister, Madam Marjon Kamara says Liberia has reached a point in its development drive where it would like to add value to its resources, create jobs for Liberians, and increase trade with the outside world. Full story


Thursday, 13th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2017   News of U S Ambassador Christine Elder’s assertion that the relationship between the United States and Liberia remains strong; the decision of the Liberian Cabinet to review and give updates on key priority projects in keeping with its 150-Day target and the agreement signed between the African Development Bank and the Islamic Development Bank to strengthen partnership at country levels are among stories carried in today’s edition of our summary of selected local dailies. Full story


Wednesday, 12th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017   News concerning the disbursement by the European Union of EUR10 million to support the 2017 National Budget of Liberia; Liberia’s participation in the Chiefs of Defense Conference in New York; the Supreme Court’s position on the disqualification of Montserrado County’s Representative Aspirants Mr. Full story


Tuesday, 11th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017 The Minister of Justice, Cllr. Full story


Monday, 10th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017   The Central Bank of Liberia pronouncement on the resumption of the removal of mutilated banknotes off the Liberian market is the only dominant story captured in several local dailies as embedded in our summary today. Full story


Friday, 7th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2017 Today’s stories in the dailies include President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s congratulatory message to the Comoro on 42 Independence Anniversary, the launching of the awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals by the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, the hosting of county tournament in honor of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and the forthcoming Golden Image Award to be held on July 20, 2017. Full story


Thursday, 6th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, JULY 6, 2017 The appointment of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as members of the AU Panel of the Wise by the 29th African Union Assembly, the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Full story


Wednesday, 5th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017 News of the MOU signed between the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) and the School of the Blind is the lone story dominating our summary of the local dailies today. Full story


Tuesday, 4th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, JULY 3, 2017     The election of Liberia as one of several Vice Presidents of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly; the Liberian Electricity Corporation pronouncement of a project to light up the streets of Monrovia and its local communities and the honoring and certification by the Liberia Revenue Authority of some companies, local business institutions and individuals for being in full compliance of the tax policy of Liberia  are  stories highlighted in today’s  news summary of the local dailies. Full story


Tuesday, 4th July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs  Monrovia, Liberia DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2017 Dominating today’s newsstand is President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s congratulatory message to the United States of America commemorating the 241st Independence Anniversary of that country. Full story


Saturday, 1st July 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2017   Today, our summary of the local dailies highlights two dominant news stories including the commitment made by the Civil Service Agency to support the President’s Young Professional Program as well as the call by the United Nations Development Program’s Country Director in Liberia, Dr. Full story


Thursday, 29th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2017   Following critical reviews of the local dailies, the Bureau of Public Affairs prepared synopsis of the papers highlighting articles from the front, back and inside pages of the dailies. Full story


Wednesday, 28th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2017 News of the World Bank’s approval of the supplemental financing of US$16. Full story


Tuesday, 27th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2017 News of the National Elections Commission’s certification of four new political parties and President Sirleaf’s Message of Congratulations to the President of the Republic of Djibouti, His Excellency Mr. Full story


Monday, 26th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017 Today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies highlights news of the agreement between the Government of Liberia and TIDFORE (Hong Kong) Investment (LICEMCO) for the establishment of a Steel Plant in Liberia and the Vice President and Chairman of the Liberia Chapter of the West African College of Physicians, Dr. Full story


Friday, 23rd June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017 Today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies highlights among other stories news of the Deputy Special Representative of UN Secretary-General and UN Coordination, Mr. Full story


Tuesday, 20th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017 News of President Sirleaf’s Proclamation declaring Tuesday, June 20, 2017 as "World Refugee Day", the management of the National Port Authority’s completion of dredging the Freeport of Monrovia to accommodate larger and wider vessels, the Liberia Anti­­-corruption Commission planned one-day colloquium on the passage of the draft Whistleblower and Witness protection Bill into Law are among stories highlighted in today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies. Full story


Monday, 19th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017   Today’s edition of our regular summary of the local dailies highlights, among other stories, news of President Sirleaf’s assurance of government’s continued support to the Armed Forces of Liberia, former Education Minister, Dr. Full story


Friday, 16th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, May 16, 2017 Today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies highlights President Sirleaf’s assertion that the 2017 elections will be a defining moment for Liberia, the re-arrest of suspect Jeff Williams for the murder of a retired American military officer, John Auffrey, in 2004 and President Sirleaf’s decision to order General Services Agency Director Mary Broh to temporarily take charge of the Bureau of Vital Statistics at the Ministry of Health in order to restore order, cleanliness and systems there. Full story


Thursday, 15th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017     Dominant stories captured in our summary of today’s dailies include the  Foreign Ministry’s response to  J. Full story


Wednesday, 14th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017   News concerning the hosting of an event marking the observance of the Day of the African Child and the sentencing of 3 Armed robbers for Armed robbery following a guilty verdict  by the  13th Judicial Circuit Court in Margibi County are dominant stories highlighted in today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies. Full story


Tuesday, 13th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017 Today’s summary highlights news of President Sirleaf’s congratulatory message to the President of the Russian Federation, H. Full story


Monday, 12th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs  Monrovia, Liberia DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017 Stories dominating today’s edition of the local dailies include the EU-Liberia fifth Political Dialogue held recently in Monrovia; the commencement of the exhibition of Provisional Voter Roll exercise across the country by the National Elections Commission and the gathering of over 150 delegates from across Grand Bassa County to participate in the Maternal and newborn Health Conference in Buchanan. Full story


Friday, 9th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017 Stories of President Sirleaf’s two-week ultimatum to the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning demanding an audit on Private Sector Initiative Money, the House of Representatives’ decision to stop the contract between the Liberia Electricity Cooperation and Manitoba Hydro International and the opening of a Book of Condolence for the Late UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Full story


Thursday, 8th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia NEWS SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017 Today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies carries news of the one-day “Special Presidential-Legislative Retreat Agenda convened by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Liberian leader’s visit to the fire rag premise of the National Drug Service and the deportation of a national of Niger, Yakouba Ide, for alleged murder. Full story


Wednesday, 7th June 2017
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017 Today’s edition of our Summary of the local dailies include President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s congratulatory message to Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and the people of Denmark on the special occasion, the Liberian Senate’s passage of the Ombudsman Act  and the Japanese Government’s support to the Liberia National Police and the Liberia Immigration Service, President Sirleaf Applauds Denmark The Daily Observer reads that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has, on behalf of the Government and people of Liberia and in her own name, extended heartfelt greetings to Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and the people of Denmark on the special occasion. Full story


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