Monthly Archives: June 2019

For Reckless Dressing… Public Works Minister Appearance Rescheduled

June 14-2019-Appearance: It was a scene of confusion when Senators debated the reappearance of Public Works Minister Mabutu Nyepan due to what other senators termed as ‘reckless’ dressing before the Senate’s Plenary. Plenary had earlier last week invited Min. Nyepan and his technical team to appear before the Senate’s plenary which would be conducted as a committee of a whole

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Liberian Delegation Attend ILC 108Th Session

A high power Government of Liberia and members of the Tripartite Council of the Labour Sector of Liberia is in Geneva, Switzerland attending the 108th Session of the International Labour Organizations Conference (ILC). This year Conference also marks the Centennial celebrations of the International Labour Organization (ILO) which was founded in 1919 and it brings together member states of the

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BWI Workers Embark On An Indefinite Go Slow In Demand Of Atty. Tarnue’s Reinstatement-Want Board Of Governors Dissolved

Some workers of the Booker T. Washington Institute under the banner “Booker Washington Institute Workers Union” (BOWIWU) on Thursday, June 13, 2019, embarked on what they termed as an indefinite go slow in demand of the reinstatement of the “suspended/removed” Principal of the Institute Harris Fomba Tarnue. The President of the Union Foday Rogers told newsmen on Thursday that the

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SG Designate Gets Tough – Says War Against Corruption Begins

The Solicitor General Designate of the Republic of Liberia, Cllr. Sayma Syrenius Cephas has declared that the war against corruption begins not later, not hereafter, not tomorrow but now. Cllr. Cephas made the remarks at the Ministry of Information Culture and Tourism’s (MICAT) regular press briefing held every Thursdays in the conference room of the entity. Earlier, President George M.

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International Partners Praise Liberia’s Democracy – Welcome Weah’s Round-Table Discussion

Liberia development partners including the US, UK, EU, AU, ECOWAS, UN, and others have disclosed that the Weah-led government has recorded another achievement in consolidating the democracy, peace and stability of the country. In a Joint Statement issued on June 12, 2019, Liberia’s International Partners a copy which is in the possession of The Monrovia Times said they have welcomed

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Ten Pro-democracy Groups take Issues With Commerce Minister Wilson Tarpeh For blaming Former CBL Governor Mills Jones Economy

Ten pro-democracy organizations in Liberia say their attention has been drawn to the statement of Commerce Minister Wilson Tarpeh naming the Microfinance Loan Policy instituted during the tenure of Dr. Joseph Mills Jones as Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia as being largely responsible for the increase in the exchange rate and the poor state of the economy.

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Government Yet To Receive COP’s Petition

The Government of Liberia has disclosed that the much-publicized petition of the Council of Patriots (COP) is yet to be given to the appropriate authorities of government. Addressing the regular press briefing of the Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism, Deputy Information Minister for Press and Public Affairs at the Ministry of Information Culture and Tourism, Eugene L. Fahngon said

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