Monthly Archives: June 2019

President Weah Reinstates Deputy Minister Fahngon; Warns GOL Officials

Liberia’s President George Manneh Weah has with immediate effect reinstated the Deputy Minister for Press and Public Affairs at the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism (MICAT), Eugene Fahngon. Lifting the suspension, the Liberian Leader warned Minister Fahngon and all Government officials to take their work very seriously and operate within the confines of their respective duties. Deputy Minister Fahngon

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Liberian Government Blocks Social Media To Suppress Anti-Corruption Protest.

The Liberian government has shut down the use of social media in the country.  Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat and messaging app WhatsApp have been blocked by internet providers in Liberia as of Friday 7 June 2019, according to real-time network measurement data from the NetBlocks internet observatory.   NetBlocks is a civil society group working at the intersection of digital

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Council Of Patriots Petition Leaked Ahead Of June 7 Protest

Ahead of the much-publicized June 7th Protest, a document believes to be the petitioner’s petition has been leaked on Social Media. The document, a copy of which is in the possession of The Monrovia Times outline details of demands from the Council of Patriots to the Liberian government. Some of the demands include the issue of corruption, Governance, Human Rights

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President Weah Will No Longer Tolerate Insults Directed At Him After June 7 Protest

Liberia’s president Weah has said that he will no longer tolerate those who insult national leaders, incite public violence and make reckless comments. The Liberian leader said those who insult the president (him) and incite public violence will no more go with impunity. The Liberian leader made the assertions on Thursday during the official dedication the Duport road market in

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ANC Standard Bearer Alexander Cummings Admonishes Partisans And Supporters To Be Peaceful During Friday’s Protest

The Political Leader of the Opposition Alternative National Congress’s Alexander Cummings is admonishing partisans, supporters of collaborating opposition political parties and every citizen who wishes to exercise their constitutional right through protest to be peaceful and act within the confines of the law. Mr. Cummings said the ANC supports the rights of citizens to protest and to petition their government

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Genocide Survivors Want War Crimes Court In Liberia

As calls for the establishment of war and economic crimes court in Liberia intensify, victims and survivors of the Semay Massacre have joined, demanding the prosecution of those who carried out the massacre in 1994 that killed 28 people and destroyed 22 houses. Our Bong County Correspondent says the Massacre occurred on October 27, 1994. Survivors told our Correspondent that

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Montserrado County Lawmaker Acarous Gray Thursday Faced Police Probe

Montserrado County District # 8 Representative Acarous Gray Thursday faced probe by the Liberian National Police on account that he ordered the flogging of a district resident. A complaint was filed by Boye Cooper, owner of Shawtown Bar on 9th street, alleged he was beaten on the order of Representative Gray. But Representative Gray speaking with Journalists said allegation linking

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