Finance and Development Planning Minister, Amara Konneh, says the U.S. Government is “attempting” to show its “footprint” here in response to request from the Government of Liberia.
Police investigators in Monrovia say they have “reason” to believe that 146 cartoons of pharmaceutical drugs “were stolen through organized means by some workers (staff) member of the Ministry of Health and NDS,” [the National Drugs Service].
Liberia’s Anti-Corruption Commission(LACC) is demanding prosecuting powers to effectively execute its mandate.
The National Elections Commission (NEC) has announced that it has resumed interactions with the True Whig Party.
Reports gathered by this paper suggest that directors and other senior managers at the National Elections Commission are very disenchanted with the way and manner gasoline is distributed among them.
It appears that the confirmation of the newly appointed Minister of Health and Social Welfare is far from reach with senators in bitter argument and some calling for reconsideration.
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has reacted sharply to the United States’ 2014 human rights report against Liberia, noting that the report is based on “local media reports.”
Bong County Senator Jewel Howard Taylor, who heads the former ruling National Patriotic Party of imprisoned ex-president Charles Taylor, has warned authorities here that removing bodies from the Palm Grove Cemetery in Monrovia will be a “real crisis for our country.”
The opposition Congress for Democratic Change or CDC has called on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to constitute an independent ad-hoc committee to investigate those who reportedly misapplied ‘millions of United States dollars’ at the National Oil Company of Liberia or NOCAL.
The Plenary of the House of Representatives – the house’s highest decision- making body, has mandated Education Minister George Werner to write a communication informing the public that schools will not be closed as he earlier proposed, and that WAEC will be administered at all cost for the ongoing academic calendar.