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News Liberia » Bong: The George Weah Story: Inspiring Tale to Change Lives of Underprivileged

News channel or source: https://www.liberianobserver.com/news/the-george-weah-story-inspiring-tale-to-change-lives-of-underprivileged/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

In fact, Edwin Volawuo of Bong Range United (BRU) in his persistent search for ... Wotorson had been running effective leagues as chairman of the Liberia Basketball Federation. As head of the new LFA executive committee, Wotorson decided to celebrate ...

News Liberia » Bong: Liberia: Bong, Nimba to Get Electricity Supply

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201801160447.html
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commended the US-Agency for International Development (USAID) for signing a Memorandum of Cooperation to supply electricity to Bong and Nimba Counties and other partners for their continued assistance towards Liberia's ...

News Liberia » Bong: History comes full cycle in Liberia

News channel or source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/01/history-comes-full-cycle-liberia/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

This circumstance has generated complex reactions within Liberia, with many of the lady President’s ... run-off George Weah joined her to perform a ground-breaking ceremony in Bong County. On witnessing this, a wide cross section of the national populace ...

News Liberia » Bong: George Weah: from football icon to Liberia president

News channel or source: http://punchng.com/george-weah-from-football-icon-to-liberia-president/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

George Weah emerged from Liberia’s slums to become a superstar footballer in ... senator in her own right and brought him important votes in the key county of Bong. Along with Sirleaf, she is one of few powerful women in Liberian public life.

News Liberia » Bong: Bong’s Local Bar Association Congratulates Jewel Howard-Taylor

News channel or source: http://www.bushchicken.com/bongs-local-bar-association-congratulates-jewel-howard-taylor/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

GBARNGA, Bong – The Bong County Bar Association has congratulated Jewel Howard-Taylor on her election as vice president of Liberia. Jewel Howard-Taylor, a senator of Bong and a member of the association of legal practitioners from Bong, was recently ...

News Liberia » Bong: Cordaid Sierra Leone extends health care program to Liberia

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/liberia/cordaid-sierra-leone-extends-health-care-program-liberia
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Cordaid staff in Liberia works under the supervision and with direct support ... We do this at selected secondary hospitals in five counties (Montserrado, Bong, Lofa, Nimba, Sinoe). A key strategy in the RBF program is that it incentivizes participating ...

News Liberia » Bong: Several Households, Businesses to Benefit From Electricity in Suakoko

News channel or source: https://www.frontpageafricaonline.com/index.php/news/6626-several-households-businesses-to-benefit-from-electricity-in-suakoko
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Monrovia - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) Friday, January 12, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) to provide electricity to residents of Suakoko District, Bong County.

News Liberia » Bong: Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]

News channel or source: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-liberia-ebola-20140914-story.html
Publication date: Friday 12 September 2014

More recently, in 1973, Baltimore City established a Sister City relationship with Gbarnga, the capital city of Liberia's Bong County; and in 2007 Liberia became the State of Maryland's first African sister state partner through the Maryland-Liberia Sister ...

News Liberia » Bong: Liberia’s ghosts return to haunt election

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/575798/Liberia-s-ghosts-return-to-haunt-election
Publication date: Saturday 23 December 2017

Many families living in Bong county, or in Johnson’s stronghold county of Nimba, lost jobs and protection when Liberia’s civil wars ended. For them, 12 years of living under President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf often compares unfavourably. Duko, who is ...

News Liberia » Bong: Liberia's wartime ghosts return to haunt election

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20171220-liberias-wartime-ghosts-return-haunt-election
Publication date: uesday 19 December 2017

Taylor 'did his best' - Many families living in Bong county, or in Johnson's stronghold county of Nimba, lost jobs and protection when Liberia's civil wars ended. For them, 12 years of living under President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf often compares unfavourably.