The Constitution Review Committee or CRC has announced in Monrovia, a shift in the dates for the holding of the National Constitution Conference earlier scheduled from March 22 to March 26, 2015 in the Central Liberian town of Gbarnga.
olice in Grand Gedeh County have charged and sent to court four persons in connection with murder at the PTP Refugee Camp. Police charged sheet said the four suspects are charged with murder based on Section 14.1 of the new panel law of Liberia.
The Chairman emeritus of ex-president Charles Taylor’s National Patriotic Party (NPP), Cyril Allen, has called for the reduction of Liberia’s nearly two dozen political parties to “five or six”.
The Liberia National Fire Service and the Ministry of Commerce have embarked on a process to make sure every car plying the streets of Monrovia has fire extinguisher onboard as part of public safety measure. National Fire Service Director, G. Warsuwah Barvoal, said the LNFS has quenched 177 fire cases since January to October, 157 of them in Montserrado County along and 20 cases in other counties.
Police have charged a former National Social Security Corporation or NASSCORP employee, Mr. Paul Mulbah Korvah with impersonating officials and forgery. It is alleged that the suspect is in the habit of placing current field inspectors’ names in documents and prepared tax payroll for business institutions.
The World Bank Group has announced an additional $100 million funding in its Ebola crisis response to speed up deployment of foreign health workers to the three worst-affected countries in West Africa, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, according to a press release. The announcement increases the World Bank Group’s funding for the Ebola fight over the last three months in the three countries to more than $500 million.
The Ministry of Education in collaboration with the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has postponed the senior secondary examinations.
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is soliciting “active participation” of the Central Bank of Liberia, private banking institutions and the citizenry towards Liberia’s post-Ebola economic recovery program, when she acknowledged this week that Liberia has made “sufficient progress” in the fight against Ebola.
For Miss Nancy Gaye and Miss Mary Broh, Friday was another normal day of work with each carrying out her normal official functions. Miss Gaye, as usual, shuttles here and there performing special duties for the respected and eloquent Senior Senator of Maryland County, Honorable John A. Ballout, Jr., while Miss Broh ensures with personal appearance the enforcement of city ordinances in a dramatic and crowd assembling way. Both never dreamed of crossing confrontational and violent path. But this dark Friday, it was inadvertent.
To the dismay of many individuals, including Senator Geraldine Doe Sherif of Montserrado County, who had gathered in the cafeteria of the Liberian Senate either for cups of coffee and lunch, Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor of Bong County created a lousy scene of disorderliness when she openly rained insults and used invectives on the Management of the NewDawn Newspaper in reaction to a Thursday, October 30, 2014 frontpage headline captioned: Senator Taylor Twists Tongue.