Swen added that his team of observers assessed a grew up waves of insecurity prior to holding the June 7 which was attributed to the tones of text messages on the various media platforms. “This decision was later follow-up by the installation of ropes as the result of request from the protesters,” Swen indicated. The mission found that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the government and the CoP was respected by the protest organizers. “CoP peacefully conducted the protest, stage it at the designated area and was ready to submit the petition to the vice president. Recommendation“We also call on the government to embrace the petition in the spirit of nationalism and take practical steps to address the concern of the Cop,” Swen added.
June 14, 2019 00:00 UTC
GIVEN THE CHANCE to address the conflict of interest issue dogging his confirmation as Solicitor General of the Republic of Liberia, Thursday, Cllr. “Perhaps a holistic and comprehensive review” had “discovered an error of judgment.”ADDRESSING THE WEEKLY, Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism press briefing, Cllr. Cephus sidestepped the issue by saying: “The question answers itself. When you say you are solicitor general designate you cannot answer that question. If I was Solicitor General, I would be in the position to address that but because I’m not a solicitor general I’m still a designate I cannot respond to anything of that nature.”CLLR.
June 13, 2019 23:48 UTC
When the experts arrive, Liberia was $400 million behind in loan payments to the World Bank and the IMF. Fast forward to today, the current administration is in the midst of an economic decline after recently running into trouble with the donor community after misusing monies intended for their projects. IMF had a program in addition to GEMAP during Sirleaf’ regime, and the country was left broke for CDC to inherited. The government says it is also working to slice the wage bill, something the IMF has been frowning upon. Like the era of Doe, the Weah administration finds itself struggling to resuscitate the economy while making adjustments.
June 13, 2019 23:37 UTC
The vast majority of ALJA members have graduate and terminal (doctorial) degrees and comprises social scientists, conflict resolution specialists, educators, an economist, and a mathematician, just to name a few. Minister Fahngon, ALJA has not disrespected President Weah and neither will it disrespect him. Lastly, Minister Fahngon, do really believe that you respect, like and wants President Weah to be successful? President Weah recently suspended you because you tried to divide the country. You maneuvered your way and are now jumping around like you are some die hard supporter of President Weah.
June 13, 2019 23:15 UTC
It goes without saying the pseudo-search for a panacea to address Liberia’s economic crisis is on. Before going forward, we make the point that the economic crisis in the homeland is not a Weah creation but a consequence of the global crisis of capitalism. A leader is considered serious about addressing a national crisis when he or she comes clean on matters of transparency, accountability and governance. All Weah and his henchmen are known for is property grab and property construction on the ruins of the bleeding economy. The republic is now surviving on the cliff of a finger as the economic crisis has pushed members of the population further down the path of damnation and irredeemable poverty.
June 13, 2019 23:03 UTC
So I said to him let me throw a doubled dose of shots here- first at the COP and then at the Government of Liberia. When the people fear the government there is tyranny.” In order to guide this popular change, the Government should lend listening ears to the people. One way we can guide our ‘popular change’ is grounded in the words of the Human Rights Lawyer and President of the Liberian National Bar Association, Cllr. So we can guide this change by how public officials conduct themselves in the public domain and in the discharge of the responsibilities to which they have been empowered. Hopefully this popular change can be guided through a full flowering of patriotic consciousness on the part of our ‘national mangers’.
June 13, 2019 23:03 UTC
Saying that it was a public relations disaster for the Weah administration would be an understatement. That simple action has put the Weah administration among those regimes considered as “undemocratic.” It also reminds Liberians of the Doe and Taylor eras. President Weah has decided to call for a national round table to solve Liberia’s problems. That person caused more damage than President Weah can ever begin to imagine. And, one can also say that the Petition from COP does reflect everything that is going wrong today in Liberia.
June 13, 2019 23:00 UTC
Rape is One of the Most Calamitous act that can happen to a girl child. If we are to fight sexual assault, rape, and violence against women and children we must start from our homes by reporting rape cases and stop compromising it in our society. Don’t compromise rape, it’s one of the most terrible crimes on earth and it is happening every day in our country. Stop telling the victims how to defend their selves and start to educate men not to rape. Our future is an account, men make a deposit of security, protection, love, and hope don’t bankrupt our private parts.
June 13, 2019 22:54 UTC
MTM’s own timeline indicates that it launched and operated what it termed as “Grassroots Scholarship program”. According to the report MTM duly used Letter of Clearance obtained from the MOE to enjoy tax exemption under Liberian law. Significantly, the panel report said Mr. Cooper did not provide all the information including the NGO’s Annual Report Form he filed. It involves the payment of tuition of some of the most vulnerable girls in West Point and Sinkor. “And I reached out to Alfie, and I wanted to work in West Point.
June 13, 2019 22:41 UTC
Monrovia – The Liberia National Police (LNP) has investigated and charged suspect Dargbeh Jugbe, 32, with Simple Assault, Criminal Mischief and Terroristic Threat for allegedly injuring Joseph Boy Cooper on 9th Street, Sinkor. The situation, according to the police investigation, led to the suspect’s outburst thereby hitting Mr. Cooper on his head which resulted in an injury. The investigation revealed that suspect Jugbe further broke into the glass door of the bar in search of Cooper. The investigation states that the suspect does not work for Rep. Gray and was neither accompanied by District #8 lawmaker. However, in an interview with FrontPageAfrica, Rep. Gray claimed had received several complaints from the residents of 9th Street that Cooper’s night club played loud music up till 4:00 am.
June 13, 2019 22:30 UTC
Monrovia – The Alliance of Transitional Justice of Liberia (ATJL) is calling on the Liberian government to take practical steps in addressing the protesters’ demands as contained in their petition. Among the things they focused on included hate messages, propaganda and slogan, intimidation, arrest and provocation and the petition submission. He attributed it to the rhetorics on various media platforms; adding: “The Alliance also observed a tremendous amount of hate messages, propaganda and divisive slogans. Swen’s Alliance recommended that the government embrace the petition in the spirit of nationalism and take practical steps to address the issues therein. They also called on COP and supporting stakeholders to refrain from all inciting and hate messages to the leadership of the country but lead a path of criticisms driven by morality, ethical standing and constitutional adherence.
June 13, 2019 22:30 UTC
Monrovia – The University Of Liberia College Of Health Sciences has graduated 20 students who have completed Health Systems Leadership and Management (HSLM) course at the A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicine. Report by Jackson F. Kanneh, [email protected]The graduates are mainly health practitioners, supervisors and executives who are providing medical services at the Redemption and John F. Kennedy Medical Hospitals. The health practitioners completed practical field project, which focused on addressing challenges among health workers at the respective health centers. He called on the 20 senior health practitioners to use the training provided by UL school of Medicine to educate and change other health facilities. The UL president also used the occasion to challenge UL leadership on the importance of working to improve the current status of the state-run university.
Report by Bettie K. Johnson-Mbayo, [email protected]On Tuesday of this week Liberian pathologist, Dr. Benedict Kolee was expected to conduct the autopsy on Odell’s body but her families requested the government to postpone the autopsy until their pathologist arrived from the U.S. Emmanuel Giddings’ home in Duazohn, Margibi County on May 21, 2019, and was later pronounced dead at the ELWA hospital. The autopsy is expected to establish the cause of death as the current death certificate produced by ELWA hospital is sparking “confusion”, the police said. The police disclosed that swap was taken by investigators but is it yet to establish the cause of death. Giddings, and a man identified as Abraham, who reportedly helped to put the unconscious Odell in a vehicle to be taken to hospital.
MONROVIA – The Government of Liberia has launched a plea to the world and friends of Liberia to come to the aid of West Point – a peninsula in Monrovia that is gradually submerging into the Atlantic Ocean. The famous West Point Broad Street and football field are now under water due to the sea erosion. Montserrado County Senator, Saah Joseph made an appeal for help on Thursday when he paid an assessment visit to the area. According to Deputy Minister Todd, the situation in West Point is devastating and an immediate solution is needed to rescue the residents. Also speaking to the FrontPage Africa, Montserrado Senator Joseph said his intervention came as the result of his commitment to the people of Montserrado County.
There is a huge wave of difference between blackmailing, defamation of character and free speech. We would like to emphatically state that at no point in time have the NBC’s payroll ever been bloated with ghost names. In our honest and sincerest effort to promote transparency and accountability at the National Bureau of Concessions we have made a representation to the Internal Audit Agency, requesting the conduct of a full-scale audit of the agency’s financial activities. Lastly, we would like to admonish employees at the National Bureau of Concessions to continue cultivating the habit of workplace decency. We greatly appreciate the confidence and support shown to us by His Excellency, President George Manneh Weah and we remain dedicated in implementing the responsibility and mandate given us by the Act establishing the National Bureau of Concessions.
June 13, 2019 22:07 UTC