Church Aid Inc (CAI), the relief and development department of the New Water in the Desert Apostolic Pentecostal Church, announced the arrival of a consignment of 100,000 packets of vegetable seeds into Liberia with a retailed value of half a Million United States Dollars.
Statement by H.E. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at Signing of Renegotiated Agreement on Oil Block LB-13
My Fellow Liberians:
A few days ago, I received a renegotiated agreement from the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL), which chairs the Hydrocarbon Technical Committee. Signed by representatives of NOCAL, ExxonMobil, the Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd. (COPL) and Peppercoast, this agreement, upon my signature, when ratified by the Honorable Legislature and printed into handbills, will transfer operational rights of oil block LB-13 from Peppercoast to ExxonMobil and the Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd (COPL), with ExxonMobil owning 80 percent and COPL owning 20 percent of the operational rights.
The Center for Peace and Development Effectiveness (CEPDE) is calling for Montserrado County Superintendent Grace Kpaan and Representative Edward Forh to account for development funds or resign their positions for misuse of public trust. The call comes in the wake of the corruption scandal involving the two county officials.
The European Union Delegation to Liberia will Thursday (14 February 2012) hold the second Structured Dialogue in Monrovia with Liberian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).