President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf speaking at the commissioning of Mount Coffee
On December 15, 2016, Assistant
Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and
Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation
(MCC) Nancy Lee joined Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and
international partners to celebrate the start of power generation from
the first turbine at the Mount Coffee Hydropower Plant, expanding access
to power for people, communities, and businesses in Liberia. With
U.S. Government investment in the rehabilitation of Mount Coffee
through the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s $257 million compact with
Liberia, and other partners supporting the rehabilitation, the facility
now provides an additional 22 megawatts of clean, renewable and
affordable power—doubling the amount of power the utility provides to
Liberians. When all four turbines are commissioned by the end of 2017,
the plant will quadruple the amount of power the utility provides to
It is unconfirmed if the SNG artist, Yung Muse has legally dropped his Liberian nationality, but one thing for sure, it is dropped off his social media page. Yung Muse who is known for trying to sing and act like a Nigerian, is no longer waving his Liberian flag. On the artist Instagram page, he is waving the Nigerian flag high and there is no trace of his Liberian roots on his page. It is very clear that he doesn't want to be identify as a Liberian. So be it. check out his Instagram page below.
The success of Bucky Raw's latest album 'Cs2' is taking over the internet. The Trapco king Album gained the #1 spot on iTunes World Music chart. One of Africa's biggest music producer, Don Jazzy has joined in on the celebration. He gave Bucky Raw a shout out recently on his Instagram. Congrats Bucky.
Alice Sumo is a respected nurse in Liberia where she has been a midwife for nearly three decades. She was so loved and respected in Montserrado County that 1,000 babies have been named after her.
Alice, whose name means 'peace', has worked through the civil war and Ebola to do her job. She delivered her first baby at gun point at the side of the road. In her three-decade career, she did not stop working even during the epidemic which claimed nearly 5,000 lives in Liberia in 2014 and 2015.
New mothers who Alice has cared for and supported through their pregnancy have called their daughters after her or if it's a boy, named him Alex.
Alice now runs a maternal health center opened by Save the Children in her rural community. The children are a living testament to the impact Alice has had in Liberia.
ere's why Alice Sumo is making headlines:
Alice Sumo is a respected nurse in Liberia where she has been a midwife for nearly three decades.