Media Summaries

 

 

Tuesday, 19th June 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUEDAY, JUNE 19, 2018   The pronouncement by the government suspending all new operating licenses and authorization it issued to media operators between January 1 and June 18, this year and the observance of the Day of the African Child in Bong County   DOMINANT STORIES    Gov’t Suspends Licenses Of New Media…Says It Is Reviewing Regulatory Regime      The INQUIRERnewspaper reads that the Government of Liberia has announced an immediate suspension of all new operating licenses and authorization it issued to media operators between January 1 and June 18, this year. Full story


Monday, 18th June 2018
Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, JUNE 18 2018   The news of Finance and Development Planning Minister Samuel Tweah’s tour of the headquarters of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) and the gruesome murder of a 9th grade student in Zalemia Town in Zorzor District, Lofa County, are stories highlighted in today’s edition of our Summary of the local dailies. Full story


Friday, 15th June 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018   The signing of ETON and EBOMAF Loan Agreements by President George Manneh Weah, European Union launch of partners project to boost agriculture, and President George Weah’s congratulatory message to all Muslims at the climax of Ramadan are among selected stories for today’s summary. Full story


Wednesday, 13th June 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2018   The quest for the government to take more loans, the signing of tax and transparency instrument by the government of Liberia and the signing of the Eton and EMOMAF by Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor are the dominant stories in today’s summary. Full story


Tuesday, 12th June 2018
Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018   Today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies highlights news of the plenary of the Liberian Senate decision to ratified the pre-financing agreement with EBOMAF S. Full story


Monday, 11th June 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2018   The holding of a Special Session by the Liberian Senate to consider the ratification of Mineral Development Agreement between Hummingbird Resources and the GOL and First Lady Clar Weah’s donation to underprivileged Liberians including the elderly and disable people are among selected stories for today’s news summary. Full story


Friday, 8th June 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018   Today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies among other stories highlights news of President George Manneh Weah’s Proclamation declaring Saturday, June 9, 2018 as “International Archives Day, the Liberian Government’s commendation  on the friendship, generosity, and courtesies from the great people of the Kingdom of Sweden toward the people of Liberia, the Belgium Regent, His Majesty King Philippe’sassurance of his country support to Liberia’s development agenda with emphasis on Health, Education and Agriculture, and the ministry of education pronouncement on the release of the 2018 WASSCE result on July 5, 2018, among others. Full story


Wednesday, 6th June 2018
Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2018   The approval of the Eton’s US$536 million by the House of Representation, the election of Liberia as Chair of the UN General Assembly’s Four Committee; the submission a Bill to repeal law against Free Speech and the interaction between Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor and  Kids Educational Engagement Project-KEEP are the selected stories from today’s dailies. Full story


Tuesday, 5th June 2018
Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018   Today’s summary includes stories on President George Manneh Weah’s congratulatory message to Italy, proclamation on World Environment Day, and the launch of First Lady Mrs. Full story


Monday, 4th June 2018
Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2018   President Trump’s Letter of Felicitations to President George Manneh Weah, the launching of World Bank Group Liberia Partnership framework consultation, Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor’s trip to Israel and the publicizing of foreign exchange by Central Bank of Liberia, are among the selected stories for today’s summary. Full story


Friday, 1st June 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018 Today’s dominant stories highlighted in our summary of the local dailies include the hosting of a One-Day forum aimed at promoting the Government’s Pro-Poor Agenda by the Ministries of Commerce and Industry and Finance and Development Planning simultaneously; the meeting between Animal and Human health experts in Margibi County geared towards developing  a national Strategic Action Plan for the prevention and control of rabies in Liberia as well as  the arrest of twenty persons in connection with drug trafficking in Bong and Nimba counties. Full story


Thursday, 31st May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018   Stories highlighted in today’s summary of the local dailies include news of President George Manneh Weah’s dedication of phase one of the Somalia Drive Road project; the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for capacity building and technical support initiative by the Government of Liberia and African Governance Initiative; the reactivation of the Liberia Diaspora Engagement Program by the Government of Liberia. Full story


Wednesday, 30th May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2018   President George Manneh Weah’s approval of a new schedule aims at reducing tariffs on a variety of commodities being imported into the Liberian market, the request made by President Weah to the Legislature to pass a resolution that would set July 31, 2018, as the date for the holding of the senatorial by-elections in Bong and Montserrado Counties and the presentation of a check of US$70,000 to the next of kin of the late Private first class Ansu Ousmane Sheriff of the AFL as benefit of the fallen soldier by authorities of the Ministry of National Defense and the Armed Forces of Liberia are the stories dominating today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies. Full story


Tuesday, 29th May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018   The dedication of a new Rehab market, arrest of 20 alleged drugs traffickers in Gbarnga, the visit of 30 medical doctors to Liberia and the conducting of First Youth Sector Coordination Meeting by Ministry of Youth and Sports are few of the selected stories for today’s media summary. Full story


Monday, 28th May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, MAY 28, 2018   Today’s stories include the dedication of the first public library in New Kru Town  by President George Manneh Weah, the celebration of African Union Day, and the creation of two new districts in Lofa Counties among other stories. Full story


Friday, 25th May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018   Today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies highlights the news of the 72-hour ultimatum given to the Commissioner General of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA)  by President George Manneh Weah for the reduction of tariffs on basic commodities  imported into the country. Full story


Thursday, 24th May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018   News of the National Elections Commission’s announcement on its receipt of additional  funding for the holding Senatorial By-Elections in Bong and Montserrado counties and the US$500M lawsuit against the government of Liberia at the ECOWAS Court are stories highlighted in today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies. Full story


Wednesday, 23rd May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2018   Stories on Global environmental watchdogs, Sime Darby’s saga, the death of an alleged hijacker in Paynesville, the visit of SOS Children Village International Boss to Liberia and the deploying of 4G LTE by Orange Liberia to 10 cities in Liberia are among the selected stories for today’s summary. Full story


Tuesday, 22nd May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018   Today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies highlights news of the hosting of a four-day workshop in Monrovia on international nuclear safeguards by the United States Department of Energy and Liberia’s Ministry of Lands, Mines & Energy and the death of one of Liberia’s prominent lawyers and a key figure in the controversial oil block 13 investigations, Cllr. Full story


Friday, 18th May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018   Dominating our summary today are news of PresidentGeorge Manneh Weah’s congratulatory message to His Majesty King Harald V of the Kingdom of Norway on the observance of that country’s 134th anniversary of its constitution’s adoption as well as the signing of a “Letter of Intent”for the establishment of a sister city relationship between the cities of Pingdingshan in Henan Province, People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, DOMINANT STORIES   Weah Congratulates Norway On 134th Anniversary Of Constitution Adoption     The Heritage newspaper reports thatHis Excellency Mr. Full story


Thursday, 17th May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018   President George Manneh Weah’s congratulatory message to His Excellency Mr. Full story


Wednesday, 16th May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2018   UK Government’s recommitment of Annual £70M to Liberia, the launch Agency Banking in Liberia by Ecobank, and the dedication of phase I of Somalia Drive are some of the selected stories for today’s media summary. Full story


Tuesday, 15th May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018 Today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies among other stories highlights news of Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor’s admittance to a rough relationship between her and President George Manneh Weah including Liberia’s First Lady, Mrs. Full story


Thursday, 3rd May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018   President George Manneh Weah’s meeting with the Ambassador of Ireland to Liberia, Madam Catherine Campbell, the Order of the Companions of OR Tambo in Gold award bestowed on former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf by the South African Government and the launch of a campaign to clean up the Executive Mansion are among other stories highlighted in today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies. Full story


Wednesday, 2nd May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018 Today’s edition of our summary of the local daily highlights news of the signing of an agreement turning over ECOWAS radio to Liberia and Commerce Minister Wilson Tarpeh’s assertion that the unstable Foreign Exchange rate is affecting the price of rice on the Liberian market   DOMINANT STORIES   Liberia, ECOWAS Sign Regional Radio Agreement The New Dawn newspaper reports that Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar Milton Findley and ECOWAS Commission President Dr. Full story


Tuesday, 1st May 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018 Today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies highlights news of Finance and Development Planning Minister, Samuel Tweah’s submission of the Draft 2018-19 National Budget including theEuropean Union’s disclosure of  a 27 million budget support for Liberia, among others   Executive Submits US$562. Full story


Monday, 30th April 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2018 Today’s edition of our regular summary highlights news of former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s acceptance of the 2017 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership and Monrovia City Mayor Jefferson T. Full story


Friday, 27th April 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018   Today’s summary highlights news of the construction by the Snyder Healthcare of 500 bed-Room Hospital valued at USD 8. Full story


Thursday, 26th April 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018   The ongoing distribution of the Long-Lasting Insecticide Net campaign by First Lady Clar Duncan Weah; Cabinet’s adoption of several measures to enhance government’s position in realization its objectives and the launching of a new brand of Birth Certificate are among stories dominating today’s edition of our summary of the local dailies. Full story


Tuesday, 24th April 2018
The Bureau of Public Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monrovia, Liberia   DAILY NEWS SUMMARY FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2018     The Presidential Proclamation issued declaring April 25 as “World Malaria Day”; Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor’s recent visit to Nigeria to meet with her Nigerian counterpart Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the United Nations Development Program’s donation of US$30,000 worth of equipment to the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law at the UL are among stories highlighted in today’s edition of our daily media summary. Full story


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