Politics

Senate reneges on Ellen's letter

To the dismay of many Liberians, who had gone to the Capitol Building on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 to witness its debate and subsequent position on ‘additional powers’  requested by President Sirleaf, the Liberian Senate deliberately deferred the political exercise, leaving many in the cold.

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Suspended Lawmaker pleads for mercy

Suspended Margibi County District #1 Representative Roland Opee Cooper, has written the House’s plenary, pleading for mercy to have his suspension lifted.

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Prisoners face Ebola threat - Gov't releases 581 inmates

The Liberian Judiciary has announced several precautionary measures to control the number of detainees and prevent Ebola outbreak.

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UL Students divided over Christian State

Students at the State –run University of Liberia are of diverse views on the debate whether or not to declare Liberia a Christian State.

The debate sparked out of an April 2, 2015 majority vote cast by 416 delegates at the just-ended Gbarnga National Constitutional Conference and Validation exercise in which they overwhelmingly voted Liberia a Christian State, having defeated their 18 voting opponents who preferred a circular state.

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US, Norway step up support to W/Africa

The Governments of the United States of America and Norway have stepped up financial support towards the Ebola fight in West Africa, in addition to already announced logistical and humanitarian support.

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Women groups seek 50 % share in govt.

Women groups with support from the United Nations Women Organization here gathered Wednesday before the conference hall in Gbarnga, Bong County, requesting that the constitution review process should reflect political parties to ensure that no more than fifty percent of elected and appointed positions in government are of the same gender. 

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MPC identifies with orphanages

The Movement for Progressive Change or MPC has embarked on its L$1 Million assistance to orphanage homes in Monrovia. The party through its standard bearer Simeon Freeman, recently launched a LD$1 Million package for various orphanages in the country as its way of identifying with orphans, who lost their parents in the Ebola fight.

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DEA burns drugs valued L$74, 000.00

DEA burn NDThe Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in Gbarpolu County, western Liberia has burnt several dangerous substances arrested from traffickers and dealers.

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Following House rejection: Senate decides on ‘Extra Powers’

The Liberian Senate is today expected to determine whether or not to concur with the House of Representatives in rejecting President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s request for more powers, including her desire to place restriction on the civil liberties of Liberians.

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Sen. Grupee warns belligerent citizens

Sen. T. GrupeeSenator Thomas Grupee of Nimba County has given a four-day ultimatum to citizens of Bahn City, who are opposed to the pavement of streets in the city to desist or risk administrative action.

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