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Minister Sonii Supports GC’s National Curriculum on Citizenship Education

Education Minister Dr. Ansu Sonii has reemphasized the need for civics to be taught in all schools in Liberia and supports the Governance Commission’s development of a National Curriculum on Citizenship Education.

The Commission in July 2014, published 10,000 copies of the National Curriculum on Citizenship Education with the hope that this will trigger the publication of books on Liberian civics to be taught in elementary, Junior and Senior high schools throughout the country.

The Curriculum was first presented to the Education Ministry in May 2015 but not much has been done by the Ministry since then to ensure the teaching... [Read more]

Panelists Discuss Successes and Challenges of October Elections

Following the October 10, 2017 national elections, the Governance Commission held a Roundtable on the theme “Elections and Security” to assess successes and challenges of the polls and lessons learned. A number of elections-related disputes erupted after the...[ Read more ]

GOL, UNDP and Partners Strategize 2018-2020 Transition Plan for Liberia 

The Liberian Government (GOL), the UNDP and other development Partners have been holding a number of consultations in the wake of the country’s triple transition. The strategic plan prioritizes six key t...[ Read more ]

Farmington River Declaration document presented to the National Archives

The Peace and Mediation Committee has presented an original copy of the Farmington River Declaration to the Center for National Document and Record Agency (CENDRA).  Bishop Jonathan BB Hart made the presentation on Monday January 15, 2017 to CENDRA’s...[ Read more ]

Liberian Economist Wants Government to Reduce Spending on Cars and Rents

Economic Consultant Yanqui Zaza wants the next administration to reduce expenditure on the purchasing and maintenance of cars for government officials. Mr. Zaza recommended that Government should consider purchasing Bajaj or inexpensive and low maintenance vehicles for its official uses.

Mr. Zaza’s remarks formed part of his presentation at the Governance Commission’s Policy...[ Read more ]

The State of the Liberian Economy  

The President of the Liberian Bankers Association and President of LBDI, John Davies says the Liberian economy is plagued with numerous challenges that need urgent interventions.

Mr. Davis noted that the Liberian economy relies heavily on the extractive industry with the agriculture sector playing very minimal role in the process. Liberia still relies on rubber, iron ore, gold and diasp...[ Read more ]

Liberian Economist Wants Government to Reduce Spending on Cars and Rents

Liberian Economist Wants Government to Reduce Spending on Cars and Rents  

Economic Consultant Yanqui Zaza wants the next administration to reduce expenditure on the purchasing and maintenance of cars for government officials. Mr. Zaza recommended that Government should consider purchasing Bajaj or inexpensive and low mai...[ Read more ]

Experts Call for Reforming Liberia’s Health and Education Sectors

In the wake of the October 10, 2017 presidential and Legislative elections, the Governance Commission (GC) held a three – part serial discussions/fora to enlighten the public on civic education. The Commission believed that such voter education was necessa...[ Read more ]

G C Observes October 10, 2017 National Elections, Run-Off Delayed

The October 10 Presidential and Representative elections have come and gone with a Run – off presidential elections slated for November 7, 2017 between Unity Party Joseph Boakai and Coalition for Democratic Change George Weah. Weah obtained 38.4% while Boakai re...[ Read more ]


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