Liberia's Defense Minister, Brownie Samukai, has welcomed President Barack Obama's announcement that the U.S. military will help in the fight against the Ebola virus. Samukai, who is currently in the United States, said his visit there was part of the Liberian government's effort to bring to the attention of the international community the scale of the Ebola virus and solicit assistance.
Days of hectic debate to validate citizens’ recommendations for amendments in the Constitution of Liberia commenced Monday, 30 March 2015 in Gbarnga City, Bong County among Liberians, including Diaspora citizens.
Plan International Liberia has donated US$84,000 worth of materials, including three cars to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to help in combating the Ebola virus.
Ganta city in Nimba County is at a standstill as dusk-to-dawn (6 pm to 6 am) curfew remain imposed. The curfew was imposed on Wednesday, September 30, by the Government in response to a bloody violence in the heavily populated commercial city.
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia, Francis Korkpor, has alarmed that Liberia is at war with an unseen enemy that needs the collective efforts of every citizen to battle the deadly Ebola virus that is causing havoc in the land.
They formed an alliance in 2011 and went to the poll, but failed to obtain the 50 percent plus one of the total votes cast in the election, like all 22 parties that went into the race as required by the Constitution of Liberia, which resulted to a runoff between the Congress for Democratic Change and the governing Unity Party of Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
The Liberian Government has with immediate effect extended the curfew throughout the Country from 11:PM to 6:AM beginning Monday, September 8, 2014.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has approved measures being put in place at the cash scrapped National Oil Company of Liberia or NOCAL, saying that such move is necessary to provide stability at that entity.
Police authorities are warning that “there will be fire for fire when shot at,” and vowed that the force will no longer be “sitting ducks” for criminals who are in the habit of shooting at the police.
"The Government of Liberia bears the primary and ultimate responsibility for security and protection for its population...," United Nations Security Council has emphasized in its latest Resolution on Liberia.