Monthly Archives: June 2019

NEC Begins Nationwide Awareness On Electoral Laws

A Seven-man technical delegation from the National Elections Commission (NEC) leaves the capital Sunday for Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County to begin a two-week nation-wide awareness campaign on Electoral Law Reform in Liberia. The Electoral Law Reform sensitization and awareness campaign by the NEC come from several recommendations from the 2017 Presidential Elections advanced to the Commission by Elections Stakeholders including

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COP’s Financial Report Questionable

There is a popular saying that states “He who comes equity must come with clean hands.” Information reaching The Monrovia Times newspaper have unearthed that finances received by the Council of Patriots also known as COP for the sole intended purpose of organizing the June 7 ‘Save the State’ protest has come under serious condemnation. The group under the banner

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CSO Reacts To Media Report

The National Civil Society Network of Liberia (NCSNL) has dismissed media attacks on Commerce and Industry Ministry, Professor Wilson K. Tarpeh by those it described as uninformed and paid agents bent on undermining the economic recovery and Pro-Poor Agenda of the government of President George Manneh Weah. A group claiming to be a coalition of civil society organizations, on Thursday,

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Prosecution Gets Back-Kick In CBL’s Missing Billion Bond Justification Motion

State prosecution in the motion for justification sureties got back-kick over the weekend. Criminal court C ruled that the consolidated motion for justification of sureties filed by the defendants was hereby granted and the exception filed by state prosecutors challenging their bail bonds was denied. The court observed that the total amount of bail bond proffered by the defendants was

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VP Taylor Wants Strong Democratic Parliament To Eliminate The Culture of Corruption

The Vice President of the Republic of Liberia, Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor has delivered the keynote address at the opening session of the SDGs conference held in Kigali, Rwanda. According to a dispatch, the conference which kicked off Wednesday, June 12 to Friday, June 14, 2019, brought together over 1,000 participants from across 40 countries, 35 of which came from

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Representatives Jones, Fofana Honored For Service To Humanity In Margibi

For their services to humanity, developmental initiatives and support to the religious community among others; Margibi electoral Districts 2 and 4 Representatives Ivar K. Jones and Ben A. Fofana were over the weekend honored in Kakata City Margibi County. The two Margibi Lawmakers were awarded certificates of honor by the St. Thomas United Methodist Church located in Madina Community in

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LNBA Ends Capacity Building Training For Case Workers In Margibi

The Liberia National Bar Association with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Legal Professional and Anti-Corruption Development Program has ended a one-day capacity building training for caseworkers in Kakata City Margibi County. The training brought together about ten caseworkers representing the Liberia National Bar Association five Legal Aid Clinics in Montserrado, Margibi, Grand Bassa, Bong and

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