This is precisely why Dr. Tipoteh’s and others’ so-called lawsuit against Chairman Korkoya is categorically a witch-hunt. In this low energy quest against Chairman Jerome Korkoya, Dr. Tipoteh is stridently supported by Sister Miatta Fahnbulleh, an individual I certainly admired from childhood. Therefore, I urge Dr. Tipoteh to desist and the reason is as clear as a snowball. Brutus thought that if he kill Julius Caesar he would do a big favor for the Roman people because Julius Caesar becoming king could only mean bad things to come for Rome. So, the question is: Why are Dr. Tipoteh, Sister Miatta Fahnbulleh and others trying to figuratively ‘kill’ Chairman Korkoya?
June 21, 2017 06:45 UTC
Grand Kru County – The rumbling sound of a passing Tractor, being operated by Rose Sieh, 26, at 4:50 am disrupts my sleep in my visitor’s room in a house two kilometers near the Tractor’s track in Zoloken, a Town in Grand Kru County in Southeastern Liberia. Rose is working for Indonesian palm company, Golden Veroleum, with plantation in Zoloken, one of four Towns of Grand Kru County with the company’s presence. Why did this 26-year-old pick out driving of Tractor as a duty among several others jobs available at Golden Veroleum Liberia? Rose Sieh is one of two female Tractor operators with Golden Veroleum’s plantation in Grand Kru County. The other lady is Gertrude Toe — a native of Grand Kru as Rose is.
June 21, 2017 03:56 UTC
Monrovia – The Planned Parenthood Association of Liberia joined other countries this year, June 16, 2017 to commemorate The Day of the African Child with a call to end child, early and forced marriage. The program which began with a parade in the streets of Monrovia was mixed with SRH/R messages from youth and adults as this year’s theme was geared towards discouraging early child marriages. She frowned on men who do not have respect for young girls and take advantage of girls under the guise of wanting to give support or help them. Munah Pelham Youngblood, a Liberia lawmaker stressed in her statement the need for the government to put in more efforts to support young girls and build their capacity. McGill calls on youth especially young girls to stand firm for their integrity in the midst of challenges they are faced with.
June 21, 2017 03:33 UTC
According to the Secretary General of the Inter-Religious Council of Liberia, Atty. Musa Bamba, it was important for Senator Johnson and other warlords to be checkmate for their alleged involvement in the civil war. He wants all warlords who participated in the Liberian war to be prosecuted in a war crimes court for crimes against humanity. “Nimba County Senator Prince Johnson was on a murderous spree during the Liberia civil war and he performed well by killing Liberians. “He and many others committed war crimes and crimes against humanity and there should be no statute of limitation on their prosecution,” Atty.
June 21, 2017 03:33 UTC
Economic and multilateral cooperation with African countries in recent years is proving pivotal despite misconceptions about China’s presence on the continent. But the Chinese media must challenge their western counterpart by solidifying and expanding its presence on the continent to reshape the narratives without distortions. “We want to have our own voices heard in Africa and want to cooperate with African media to cover China-Africa relationship,” he said. “The presence of the Chinese media must be enhanced to expand the true picture of China to the rest of the world,” Ni said. “Our door is open to collaborate with private stations, openness is the approach we (will) use to reach other African media,” Mr. Li, a senior official of China’s main international television said.
June 21, 2017 03:22 UTC
Abuja, Nigeria – Captain Stephen T. Tarplah of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) has completed a 21-week intensive training in Kaduna, the Federal Republic of Nigeria. A release from the Liberian Embassy in Abuja says a total of 172 African soldiers assembled for the 21 weeks’ training which began on January 4, 2017. The press release says Captain Tarplah was one of nine commanders of the rank of Captain and their equivalent from other countries outside Nigeria who graduated from the Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC) of Nigeria in Jaji. The other eight military international students came from Botswana, Cameron, Republic of Congo, The Gambia, Ghana, Niger and Sierra Leone. They joined their Nigerian counterparts from both the Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Air Force.
June 21, 2017 03:11 UTC
Gbarnga, Bong County - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Feeder Roads Alternative Management Program or FRAMP will begin the pavement of five streets in Gbarnga with chip seals, Bong County Superintendent Selena Polson Mappy has disclosed. The Gbarnga Pavement, Superintendent Mappy noted, is a pilot of the FRAMP project in Liberia and will benefit four counties. Additional streets to be paved in Gbarnga include the Progressive Street, Collin’s Streets, the Executive Drive, the Gboveh Avenue and a portion of the Madam Suakoko Street. Madam Mappy said a uniform approval of the project has been done by the county leadership for this ‘landmark project’. Currently, the county is paving more than two kilometers of streets in Gbarnga.
June 21, 2017 03:00 UTC
Bomi County - Representative Samuel Gayah Karmo (UP-District 1 Bomi County) is calling for the prosecution of Representative Edwin Snowe (UP-District 6 Montserrado County) for fraud and criminal acts willfully and intentionally committed. In his complaint entitled cause of action objects to the registration of Representative Edwin Melvin Snowe, he noted that Snowe of registering at the Weakama Public School, Senjeh District, and Bomi County with code Center 03067 Bomi County. He also argued that under the circumstances, it is impossible and legally unfounded for a sitting representative legally seated until 2018 to contest in another district, seeking election within the same pendency. The Bomi County lawmaker who also has a legal background said, Rep. Snowe who is legally seated in Electoral District six, Montserrado County is barred, estopped and precluded from being domiciled in Bomi County for the 2017legislative and Presidential elections. When contacted Representative Snowe confirmed the complaint filed by the Bomi lawmaker and said he will be represented by his lawyer, Benedict Sannoh.
June 21, 2017 02:48 UTC
Those Senators include; Sen. Francis S. PAYE of Rivercess, Sen. Albert Chie of Grand Kru, Sen. George Tengbeh of Lofa, Sen. Those Senator include Sen. George M. Weah of Montserrado, Sen. Those Representatives include: Hon. Those Senators include; Sen. Alphonso G. Gaye of Grand Gedeh, Sen. The IREDD report also claims there were five Senators who got the highest distant times at the Liberian Senate, those Senators include; Sen. Dan.
Monrovia - Two children living in the home of Representative Morias Waylee have confirmed that the victim was living in the home of Representative, but Rep. Waylee in an exclusive interview with FrontPageAfrica Tuesday maintained he never knew the girl. The children (names withheld) who also live with Rep. Waylee at his Kings Farm residence told FrontPageAfrica last week that the 13-year-old rape victim lived with them and was tasked with washing the dirty dishes. "For me, when I came in, she didn’t stay long because she was pregnant,” one of the girls told FrontPageAfrica. Though they didn’t explain much, they confirmed that they attended the same school with the victim – Better Future School – which is about 10 minutes walk from Representative Waylee’s house. “I have said over and over again that I don’t know the girl.
Exequatur is an official recognition by a government of a consul, agent, or other representative of a foreign state, authorizing them to exercise the duties of office. According to a Foreign Ministry release, Acting Foreign Minister, Mr. B. Elias Shoniyin, presented the exequatur certificate to Honorary Consul General Cheaitou during a brief ceremony at the Foreign Ministry last Friday, June 16, 2017. In his remarks, Acting Foreign Minister Shoniyin stated that he was glad that he was the one presenting the official recognition to Mr. Cheaitou. I obtained my Bachelor’s degree from Don Bosco a few years ago before I traveled to Lebanon to obtain my Master’s degree,” the Columbian Honorary Consul General disclosed. Mr. Cheaitou was accompanied by Lebanese businessman and former President of the World Lebanese Cultural Union, Mr. Tony Hage.
However, the Ministry has been working to eliminate the number of categories requiring IPDs and EPDs. He however notes that the Ministry has a responsibility to encourage and protect local production while balancing importation. “They know the public will not understand and they know with political pressure government will sometimes fold and give in. They are the permanent solutions the Ministry is working on to address import and export rights and quality. However the Ministry is working on concluding an MoU with the Ghana Standards Authority to provide technical assistance with this process.
June 21, 2017 02:26 UTC
By Abednego DavisThe acting head of the Swedish Mission in Liberia last Friday has said that, in order to sustain peace in Liberia, Liberians should first build trust. Serving as keynote speaker at the graduation of sixty (60) professional magistrates from the James A. “It is no secret that the magisterial courts face the challenge of low capacity personnel, including those who preside over these courts,” the Chief Justice admitted. The magisterial courts, Korkpor noted, are the entry points into the justice system. He disclosed that during the warring years many untrained people entered the judicial service, especially at the level of the magisterial courts.
June 21, 2017 02:26 UTC
Monrovia - Employees of the Liberia Football Association have complained that they have not been paid their monthly salaries for a period of four months, something they say is troubling. It can be recalled in 2016 employees of the LFA were again owed for the month of April, May, June, and July but were later paid three months salaries. The LFA receivesUS$500,000 as Financial Assistance from FIFA annually and also gets subsidies from the government of Liberia. With the bank’s decision not to give out money to the LFA, it’s not yet clear if the over 50 LFA employees will receive their four months salaries as Bility is currently not focusing on Football due to his involvement with active politics. All effort to contact Horatio Willie Communication Consultant of the Liberia Football Association did not materialize as he failed to answer his phone calls to confirm or refute the allegations.
June 21, 2017 02:15 UTC
In one communication, to the LRA, the US Embassy in Monrovia sought assistance in transferring the stolen vehicles back to the U.S. Other vehicles listed include: Toyota Camry(Sedan) 2014, Vin Number 4TBF1FK3EU373857; Toyota Camry(Sedan) 2014, 4T1BF1FK0EU828230; Toyota Camry(Sedan) 2013, 4T1BF1FKODU680157; Nissan Rogue(SUV) 2014, Vin Number JN8ASKRFH5ES063281; Chyrsler L300(Sedan) 2015 Vin Number 2C3CCAAG7FH810451; Nissan Sentra(Sedan)2015 Vin Number 3N1AB7AP4FL663816; Nissan Pathfinder(SUV)2014 Vin Number 5N1AR2MMXEC722872; Mercedes GLK 350(SUV) 2013 Vin Number WDCGG8JB5DG110686; Nissan Rogue(SUV)2015JN8AS5MV9FW764487; Toyota 4Runner)SUV 2014 Vin Number JTEBU5JR4E5170620; Toyota 4Runner(SUV) 2015 Vin Number JTEBU5JR2F523478. The stolen vehicles, said to be valued closed to US$300,000, came through the Liberia port of entry and has become focus of both the US and Liberian governments. Notably, on this shipment, the criminals used the “Duty Free” privilege of returnee Horatio Bernard, to conceal and import a stolen Toyota 4Runner SUV. ASIS found that prior to the seven reported stolen vehicles in September 2016, there was an apparent “lack of coordination” among investigators of organized crimes.
June 21, 2017 02:03 UTC