USAIDThree counties are to shortly benefit from rice threshing, drying and milling facilities.

The Liberia National Police says it has arrested the ringleader in the February 10, 2016 armed robbery incident in Harbel, Margibi County.
In that incident, Police Chief Superintendent Susana Blackie and her 15-year old daughter were shot.
The armed robbery resulted to the bursting of the right eye of the Chief Superintendent’s daughter.
Chief Superintendent Blackie herself reportedly sustained multiple bullet wounds.
In a statement, the LNP said since that armed robbery incident suspect Lawrence Logan has been on the run.
According to the police statement, suspect Logan was arrested by officers of the Emergency Response Unit, and the Police Support Unit following a tipoff.
Police last February arrested one Ernest Quah-gar in connection with the armed robbery incident and has since forwarded him to court for prosecution.

VP USelderVice President Joseph Boakai and the United States Ambassador to Liberia, Christine Elder Tuesday discussed a range of social, economic and political issues.
Key among them was a post U.N. Mission in Liberia which the Vice President maintained will be peaceful.

President SirleafPresident Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Tuesday submitted for ratification attached copies of a loan agreement signed between the Liberian Government and the African Development Bank.

Capitol BuildingSeveral Unions and Civil Society groups Tuesday staged a sit in action at the grounds of the Capitol Building in Monrovia.

The appointment of legendary soccer star James Salinsa Debbah as Lone Star head coach seems to have reignited the spirit of the game among Liberians, especially after the Lone Star’s sterling 1-0 victory over the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in Monrovia, and their 3-1 return leg away victory over Guinea Bissau, in the Gabon 2017 African Nations Cup Group Stage qualifier and the Russia 2018 World Cup preliminary qualifier 2018 respectively.

Since President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in her nationwide message titled “Call to Challenge” asked Liberians to tighten their belts as the country faces foreseeable challenges, many Liberians have become apprehensive. But the Liberian Leader has clarified that, although the Liberian economy is stressed due to drastic decrease in the prices of the country’s key commodities on the global market, the sky is not falling.

Youth unemployment and underemployment represent a major cost to Liberia in economic, political and social terms. The lack of capacity to fill available job opportunities also poses serious challenge to youth employment in the country.