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  TLC-Africa - Internet Magazine
In 1857 the Republic of Maryland united with The Republic of Liberia and became the County of Maryland.
Gbarnga is the largest city in Bong county and it is 204 km north-east of Monrovia.
Mount Nimba a is a mile high iron ore mountain and has some of the highest grade iron ore deposits in the world and in the 60's, 70's and 80's, was the first iron ore procedure in Africa.
www.tlcafrica.com /research3.htm   (639 words)

 Sinoe County - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sinoe County encompasses an originally autonomous freed-slave colony known as Mississippi in Africa, which was founded prior to Liberia's declaration of independence from the American Colonization Society.
Mississippi in Africa was settled by freed slaves from the eponymous American state under the supervision of a subchapter of the ACS known as the Mississippi Colonization Society and was eventually absorbed into the Republic of Liberia.
The largest group of immigrants to the Mississippi colony came from Prospect Hill Plantation, also in Jefferson County, in the 1840s, and included more than 300 slaves from that plantation, which was owned by American Revolutionary War veteran Isaac Ross, and from other area plantations owned by members of Ross's family.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sinoe_County   (226 words)

 6. Liberia/Sierra Leone Region
Grand Cape Mount is an area supporting a high number of returnees and has varying degrees of war damage.
The report suggests that most of the displaced have relocated to their county of origin and that those remaining are now well-integrated into the community and the prevalence rates of wasting are returning to the pre-crisis levels of February 1996.
Ensure Cape Grand Mount is prioritised for food security monitoring, in particular the area that borders Sierra Leone.
www.unsystem.org /scn/archives/rnis27/ch07.htm   (4843 words)

 Liberia Counties
They appear to be subordinate to counties; that is, each territory is contained within a county and is administered from that county's capital.
County boundaries were adjusted, mainly by extending the coastal counties into the interior.
Bomi, Gibi, and Marshall territories were subordinate to Montserrado county; Rivercess territory was subordinate to Grand Bassa county; and Kru Coast and Sass Town territories were subordinate to Maryland county.
www.statoids.com /ulr.html   (835 words)

 TLP: LinkG
The objectives of the association are, fostering peace among Grand Gedeans living in the United States and Canada, and mobilizing resources for the reconstruction of Grand Gedeh County, Liberia.
Grand Kru county was created in 1984/1985 by the merger of Sasstown Territory and Kru Coast Territory which had previously been part of Maryland County.
Grand Kru County is located along the coast of south eastern Liberia bordered by Sinoe County to the northwest, River Gee County in the north east and Maryland County to the southeast.
members.tripod.com /~liberian/linkG.html   (1232 words)

 Cape Mount Reconstruction Conference Set for May 6, 2006 in Maryland
The conference will bring together Cape Mount citizens residing in Liberia and the United States to deliberate on issues affecting the county, and conclude on a workable Reconstruction Plan for the war-ravished county.
Cape Mount citizens residing in the United States especially from the eight NACA chapters will also attend the event.
Cape Mountainians are encouraged to make donations to their chapters or online at www.capemountusa.org (click on Make Donation to Cape Mount Cause).
www.theperspective.org /pressreleases/0228200601.html   (734 words)

 The Analyst Newspaper : Liberia : 2006
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf yesterday continued her nationwide tour in Grand Cape Mount County and participated in salaries disbursement to government employees and the official launching of the Child Survival Project.
Superintendent of Grand Cape Mount County, Catherine N. Kaisue, thanked the president and her delegation for the visit, describing it as remarkable.
He said Budget Bureau, Finance Ministry and other key players in the budget formulation process are exerting all efforts to ensure that the timelines set forth in the calendar are met and that the 2007/2008 budget addresses development priorities of the nation and its people within the limits of available revenue.
www.analystliberia.com /ellen_visits_capemount_dec08.html   (591 words)

 flag of C flags
mexico - imaginary states: republic of the rio grande
grand ducal standards until 1918 (saxe-weimar-eisenach, germany)
ireland: flags of county and city councils
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 WHO | 2000 - Yellow fever in Liberia
On 16 August 2000, the Ministry of Health (MOH), Liberia confirmed an outbreak of yellow fever (YF) in Grand Cape Mount County Liberia.To date, the authorities have detected 29 cases meeting the case definition, including 3 deaths, originating from 2 districts in the county.
The population in the Grand Cape Mount County lives in small villages or towns of approximately 5-10 000 people.
The road between Grand Cape Mount County and the capital of Liberia, Monrovia, is in good condition and there is a considerable amount of traffic to and from Monrovia.
www.who.int /entity/csr/don/2000_08_24b/en/index.html   (361 words)

 In Ghana
Thus, the official said, the County Meet would bring together all tribes of Liberia at a single venue to reconcile their fury and hatred through sports.
The Counties participating in the tourney include: Montserrado, Margibi, Bong, Grand Bassa, Grand Cape Mount, Lofa, Bomi, Gbapolu and Nimba Counties.
The County tipped to lift the converted trophy, Grand Cape Mount, whipped newly formed Gbapolu County 7-0 in a match that was entirely dominated by the “Vai Boys”.
www.liberiansoccer.com /in_ghana.htm   (361 words)

 Liberia - DHA: 21.Aug-03.Sep.97
In preparation of the commencement of EPI activities in Lower Nimba County, WVI health workers are conducting a vaccination community awareness campaign in the region.
Structural assessments of health facilities in Nimba and Grand Gedeh Counties are being conducted by WVI and County Supervisors with the view of carrying out the much-needed renovations of these facilities.
It has been reported that ECOMOG has further strengthened its positions in Grand Cape Mount and has asked asylum-seekers in the area to move to an established camp, with a possible motive of being able to observe their movements more closely.
iys.cidi.org /humanitarian/hsr/97b/0043.html   (2363 words)

 EHSEES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
To establish a mission and school was the purpose of Bishop C.C. Penick’s visit to Cape Mount in 1878.
Before his departure from Monrovia, President Gardner gave him a letter of introduction to the Superintendent of the Territory, the Honorable W. Diggs, who was instructed to assist the Bishop in his selection of necessary land.
Convinced in spirit, and supported by the authorities, the Bishop, upon his arrival, selected thirty acres of public land on the northwest of Cape Mount, adjacent to the town of Robertsport.
www.ehsees.org /index.html   (228 words)

    (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The doctors said that they had not experienced any problems working in the rebel-controlled area, though security fears were holding back the measles immunisation campaign elsewhere in the country.
Grand Cape Mount lies between Bomi county and the Sierra Leone border.
Dr Dieng told IRIN that a further 20,000 children would be immunised against measles, a highly contagious and potentially fatal childhood disease, in Grand Cape Mount within the next 3 weeks.
www.irinnews.org /print.asp?ReportID=39278   (500 words)

 Traumatized Liberia
For example, let’s say if a presidential aspirant needed a majority of "county electoral points" to win the presidency, the voters would have a clear choice of the winner based on the ranking of each presidential aspirant in the context of county points accumulated from county number 1, 2, 3, and so forth.
The only exception to this rule is the two new counties of Gbarpolu and River Gee, in which case population and county points were projected based on geographical size.
Each major language in each of the 15 counties should have its own independent radio stations at the county level to explain the process to potential voters.
www.uniboa.org /somah3.html   (4650 words)

Robertson, a 1940 graduate of the University of Virginia, graduated from Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria in 1943 and was ordained to the priesthood November 30, 1943.
Robertson was buried on the Cape Mount Mountain in Liberia.
Remembrance gifts may be sent to the E.B. Robertson Fund for Theological Education in Liberia (managed by the Diocese of Virginia) or to Cape Mount Schools (managed by the Diocese of Liberia).
www.episcopalchurch.org /30703_76690_ENG_Print.html   (507 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Also in January, civilians in Grand Cape Mount asked that humanitarian relief supplies not be delivered for fear that former fighters would continue to steal the supplies at gunpoint (see Section 1.f.).
While campaigning in Sanniquellie, Nimba county, the Unity Party standard-bearer and her campaign workers were assaulted: Taylor partisans smashed the candidate's car windshield, threw acid on two of her campaign workers, and severely beat another.
On June 17, in Gbarnga, Bong county, the Reformation Alliance Party's presidential candidate was greeted by catcalls and rock throwing by Taylor partisans when he began his campaign in the former NPFL stonghold.
users.ids.net /~handyman/statehrts.htm   (8221 words)

 [No title]
The ‘properties’, as they are called, in Grand Gedeh County and in Lofa/Grand Cape Mount Counties were acquired through an option agreement with Ducor Minerals Inc., a Liberian registered company, in 2004.
The Grand Cape Mount County concession is immediately adjacent to the Kpo property (Bea Mountain concession) of Mano River Resources Inc..
In the same county, in the area near Henry Town (where gold showings are the target of artisanal miners recovering coarse gold), geologists of the Canadian company continue to explore what appears to be a shear hosted gold system.
www.liberiapastandpresent.org /ODP/DiamondsGold/DFI.htm   (485 words)

 The Analyst Newspaper : Liberia : 2006
The new payment schedule was graced by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf in Sinje in Grand Cape Mount County, last week, where she disbursed the first batch of cheques to civil servants.
From Sinje, Grand Cape Mount County to Harper, Maryland County, civil servants are bagging away salaries for October, November, and December, according to a Finance Ministry statement.
Minister Smith told pensioners that government is committed to alleviating the plight of civil servants by taking their salaries to the leeward counties.
www.analystliberia.com /finance_ministry_restores_hope_dec11.html   (540 words)

 ACT Appeals
During the weekend of 18 February 2001, it was reported that dissident forces from the Republic of Guinea have attacked and displaced thousands of residents and refugees from the towns of Foya, Kolahun, Bolahun and surrounding areas.
In the part of the country (upper part of Lofa County) with the current fighting, whatever little infrastructure was left up to the end of the Liberian civil crisis (1997), has now been destroyed.
There is an estimated IDP population of 5,000 persons who have trekked through the forests and ended up in the lower part of Lofa County and in Bomi County, while there is a displaced population of 20,000 in Salayea District.
www.act-intl.org /appeals/appeals_2001/AFLR11Rev1.html   (4644 words)

 FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 11/00 - LIBERIA* (6 November)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The rice crop, the main staple, is generally developing satisfactorily and cultivated areas are anticipated to have increased.
Fighting in northern Lofa County intensified in October and displaced thousands of people, notably in the towns of Gorlu, Ganglota and Selayae, many of whom need humanitarian assistance.
UNHCR is also assisting 33 000 Sierra Leonean refugees in camps in Montserrado and Sinje areas in Grand Cape Mount County.
www.fao.org /docrep/004/x8868e/pays/lir0011e.htm   (187 words)

A vehicle was hired to convey the County Health Team presently relocated in Sinje to Robertsport.
CHT have been requested to collect Cary Blair kits and blood collection specimen bottles from WHO over the weekend for stool and blood samples of cases that may occur in the future.
Capacity building for the County Health Team and the District Health Team to promote Family and Reproductive Health in the area.
www.who.int /disasters/repo/11409.html   (1073 words)

 Taylor, LURD Spar Over Bong & Cape Mount
One of the frustrations in making any sense of the long-running war in Lofa County between the dissident forces of the Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD) and the government of Liberia is the lack of independent press verification of claims and counterclaims that have been made by both sides.
But if there is any way of sorting through this morass and making sense of all the claims and counterclaims that have been tossed back and forth by both sides, one has to examine what each side has been saying lately.
Unprompted, he said that the rebels had advanced as far as Vahun (near the Sierra Leone border), Kungbor in Grand Cape Mount County (south-western Liberia), as well as Gorlu, a few miles north of Gbarnga (Taylor wartime stronghold).
www.theperspective.org /taylor_lurd.html   (757 words)

 MYS Assessing Sporting Facilities
The Deputy Minister for Sports at the Ministry of Youth and Sports Marbue Richard is expected to leave the capital on Friday for Bomi County as part of their assessment visits to the various counties in the country.
A release issued by the Ministry on Wednesday said during his one day visit to Bomi County he will meet with county officials, head of sporting institutions and community leaders.
As part of the Grand Cape Mount County’s support toward youth development through sports, Acting Superintendent Pinneh disclosed that four acres of land will be made available for sporting activities.
www.liberiansoccer.com /MYS_Assessing_Sporting_Facilities20060505.htm   (199 words)

 Dateline ACT
ACT member Lutheran World Federation reports that thousands of IDPs are moving down towards the Western Region, and they are in need of transit shelters, food, medicine, drinking water and tools for construction of shelters and for agricultural activities to supplement relief food.
ACT issued an appeal for Liberia in March 2001 with a target of nearly 640,000 USD to assist internally displaced and returnees from neighbouring countries who had fled Liberia during the civil war.
ACT member LWF proposes to assist 25,000 IDPs in Lofa and Bomi Counties, affected by the hostilities between rebels and government forces.
www.act-intl.org /news/dt_nr_2001/nrlib0101.html   (524 words)

 MSF-USA: Field News 8/15/2003 - Picking Up The Pieces
Recently, MSF teams completed three assessment trips to rebel-held areas of Monvoria city and Montserrado, Grand Cape Mount, and Bomi counties where there is virtually no access to health care for residents and displaced persons.
On Wednesday, August 14, two MSF teams traveled north of Monrovia to rebel-held camps for displaced in Montserrado County, and on to Bo Waterside on the Sierra Leone border in Grand Cape Mount County, and to Tubmanburg in Bomi County.
In response to ten cases of measles in MSF's two Mamba Point Hospitals, an MSF team has launched a vaccination campaign in the buildings, churches, and schools in Monrovia where tens of thousands of displaced persons are living in cramped, unhygienic conditions with little access to food or clean drinking water.
www.doctorswithoutborders.org /news/2003/08-15-2003_1.cfm   (1053 words)

 TLP: Page5/Nature & Investment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lake Piso is located in Grand Cape Mount County and is a saltwater lake with an open connection to the Atlantic Ocean.
Situated at the mouth of the Mesurado River and St. Paul River, which almost encircles the inhabited area, it maintains a hilly and flat landscape with scenic greenery.
Monrovia locates grand plantation style architecture with prominent buildings like The Capitol, the Executive Mansion, City Hall, Temple of Justice, and Providence Baptist Church (built in 1839).
members.tripod.com /liberian/Post5.html   (671 words)

 Decentralization of Political and Administrative Power in Liberia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Towards this end, each province shall be comprised of the counties or political/administrative subdivisions as presently defined and geographically-located, with inclusion primarily based on proximity to facilitate effective, efficient administration.
Indeed, a change or replacement of the present structure of government with one which incorporates and empowers the citizens to assume local self-rule and to participate as equals in making (these) national decisions is a rational, democratic, and peaceful revolution in our times, and a benefit of enormous magnitude.
Significantly, it was the inequity of the present, highly-centralized rule that gave rise to the formation and establishment of four counties in hinterland Liberia, with legislative representation for indigenous citizens in 1964.
www.copla.org /bai1.htm   (2770 words)

 TLC Africa
is located in Grand Cape Mount County and is a saltwater lake with an open connection to the Atlantic Ocean.
In September 1998, heavy rains in Liberia's eastern Grand Cape Mount county left thousands homeless as torrential downpours had submerged towns and villages after Lake Piso burst its banks.
Saint Paul River begins in the mountains of southeastern Guinea, and empties into the Atlantic in Montserrado County, Liberia.
www.tlcafrica.com /tlc_rivers.htm   (660 words)

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