Hungary Commits US$50M Grant to Liberia’s Development Initiatives - Promises 10 Fully Funded Scholarships AnnuallyWednesday, 09 October 2019 08:41 Written by Staff Writer
The Government of Hungary has committed to providing a US$50 Million Grant to the Government of Liberia with additional plans of signing corporation agreements in several sectors.
As members of the 54th National Legislature are gradually clearing their desks towards the start of their agriculture break hopefully this week, the august body is said to be pre-occupied with lots of legislative works, amongst which include the proposed bill which was proffered by District#2, Montserrado County lawmaker, Rep. Lt/Col. Jimmy W. Smith for the establishment of the Johnsonville Community College in his district for the first time in the history of the part of the Country.
A new college by the named and styled: “Honors College of Research and Interdisciplinary Studies” has been added to the University of Liberia (UL), bringing to eight the number of colleges in the University’s undergraduate academic programs.
Ahead of the centenary graduation of the University of Liberia, the administration of the institution has earmarked two major projects; a printing press and a time capsule.
The China aided Klay Agriculture Vocational Training Center (KAVTC) has graduated 84 young Liberians under its Bamboo and Rattan Weaving and Vegetable Planting Technique Program.
The head of the West African Examination Council Liberia office, Mr. Dale Gbotoe, has said preparation leading to the release of the WASSCE exams is well on course.
A girl’s right advocacy group, Big Sisters for Girls Initiative has taken great exception to what has been described as the cruel lashing of a female student of Soltiamon Christian School. The right group notes with displeasure that the scarred buttocks of the abused girls have been posted on social media, to arouse the indignation of many people across Liberia.
A Liberian educator has stressed the need for students to have a strong sense of commitment to social justice and empathy to the plight of the least among them.