For those who participated in the Sawyer’s Constitution Drafting Commission’s deliberations followed by what a Daily Observer Column termed the GREAT DEBATE, they would, with no doubt, describe the exercise very interesting, challenging, and intellectual. Unlike the Simeon Greenleaf’s Constitutional Convention of July 5, 1847, the Sawyer’s Commission amalgamated and assimilated all sectors, interest groups, and people comprising the Republic of Liberia.
Liberia’s Vice President Joseph N. Boakai and Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh have held talks aimed at addressing issues of bad road conditions across the country.
(Partial views left to right) women at CICO two and CICO one main entrances Rehabilitation work along the Red Light-Gbarnga highway, which connects Montserrado, Margibiand Bong into Nimba was disrupted Monday, 2 November following sit-in by over 300 protesting women from Weala and parts adjacent against the Chinese International Construction Company or CICO, implementing the rehabilitation.
Joy and happiness characterized the day in Wen’s Town, Margib County when a dream came true for residents of the town when they received a modern hand pump dedicated by the Checago Bright Foundation or CBF, Inc.
The Health Ministry in Monrovia may not be doing much against fake medicines entering the country. Perhaps its focus has and continues to be on the battle against the deadly Ebola virus disease.
Speculations of internal fight within the ruling Unity Party seem glaring, ahead of the 2017 Presidential and Representative elections as one of the forerunners for the standard bearer ticket of the party, ex-foreign minister Dr. Toga Gayewea McIntosh has alleged that upon his return to the country recently from an ECOWAS Mission in Nigeria, he had tried every available means to sit with Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai, his main rival in the party, but his effort proved fruitless.
The Government of Liberia through the newly established Liberian Revenue Authority or LRA says it has suspended AMINATA and Sons Inc, a retail petroleum distributor from lifting duty free products at the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company or LPRC pending investigations into allegations that it diverted a fuel tanker belonging to the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC).
The Transmission Company executing the regional electrification project in the Mano River Union Basin, TRANSCO, has officially launched its activities in Liberia with the establishment of national committees for the implementation of the Environmental Social Management Plan or ESMP and the Resettlement Action Plan or RAP.
Following the fifth technical meeting of the Tri-partite Commission on the Voluntary Repatriation of Ivorian refugees held on 9th and 10th December 2015 in Monrovia, the Governments of Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire and the UNHCR have agreed to resume the voluntary repatriation process.
A local charity Orphans Concern - Liberia is expected to officially launch the Mother Victoria B. Young annual excellence award on December 11, 2015 at the Assemblies of God Mission High School in Monrovia.