Monthly Archives: September 2018

VP Taylor Visits Elderly Liberian Statesmen

As part of efforts to recognize the service of past leaders in Liberia, Vice President, Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor has embarked on a series of visits with elderly Liberian statesmen/women and eminent personalities. According to a released issued in Monrovia Monday, the courtesy visits from the VP’s Office, which began last Saturday, are intended to greet the personalities, sit with

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“I’m Not Dead” -Rep. Joe Breaks Silence Over Death Rumors

Grand Bassa County District # 3 Representative, Matthew Joe has broken silence amidst widespread reports about his death. Recently it was speculated that Representative Joe had died after he sought two weeks medical excuse from the House. But, the Lawmaker via a telephone interview with a community radio station in Buchanan expressed gratitude to the Heavenly Creator for his recovery.

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Gonglo, 2 Others Jailed By Commercial Court Judge

Commercial Court Judge, Eva Mappy-Morgan has ordered the incarceration of three prominent lawyers, Judge Mappy-Morgan said Cllr. Tiawon Gonglo, Phillip Gonglo and Momolu Kendakai all of the Gonglo and Associate Law Firm will spend 20 days in jail. According to the Judge, the lawyers refused to properly advise their client in the ongoing case involving Amos Brosius and the Monrovia

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“Stop Violence Against Children” – Liberia Children Representative Speaker Warns

The Speaker of the Liberia National children’s Representative Forum has warned citizens especially parents to desist from what he described as “huge violence perpetrated against Liberian Children including corporal punishment in the Country.” Jutomue Doetein in an interview with The Monrovia Times recently in Gbarnga Bong County said Corporal punishment which has to do with beating on children is not

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LICPA To Conduct Training For Professional Accountants In Liberia

The Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accountant has received a visiting consultant from England, Mark Llyodbottom is in the country to conduct a three-day training for professionals Liberian businessmen and women. The training which is expected to get underway Tuesday, September 4 is aimed at improving the skills of Accountants and mitigating challenges that are affecting Liberian business. Ahead of

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Rep. Tarponweh Launches over L$2M Scholarship Fund Drive

Margibi County District Number one Representative, Tibelrosa Tarponweh, has launched a scholarship fund drive in his district for struggling students. Performing the launching ceremony on Saturday, September 1, 2018, in Duarzon, Margibi County, and Representative Tarponweh deposited an initial amount of LD$2million into the International Bank account on behalf of the would-be scholarship beneficiaries. The Margibi County lawmaker intimated that

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In Margibi, School Administrators Blamed Low Turnout On Economic Hardship

Some school administrators in Margibi County have blamed the low turnout of students on what they termed as economic hardship among other problems faced by parents and guardians of Liberian students. One of said Administrator is the Principal of the Kakata Community College, Mr. Anthony M. Jallah who told newsmen that one of the things responsible for the low turnout

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