Monthly Archives: July 2019

Gov’t Is Open For Business Says Minister Fofana

Deputy Information Minister for Technical Services Hon. Boakai Fofana has disclosed that government is open for business in Liberia He made the statement on Wednesday when he served as Chief launcher of the Liberia Business Registry (LBR) Online Application website held in the conference hall of the LBR located at the corner of Front & Nelson Streets in Monrovia. Deputy

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Bad Roads Causing Havoc In Southeast

With barely three months in the rainy season, citizens in the Southeastern region of Liberia particularly the route between Nimba and Grand Gedeh are said to be experiencing deplorable conditions of their roads. Information reaching The Monrovia Times has disclosed that citizens in Kpelle Town, Grand Gedeh County were demanding money so that they can allow commuters to use a

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Weah Meets Feminist Advocates – Reaffirming Commitment to SGBV Fight

His Excellency Dr. George Manneh Weah says his commitment to fighting abuse, discrimination and exploitation against women and girls remains strong and resolved, and that justice against sexual predators will not be compromised. The President said rape, domestic abuse and sexual harassment have no place in any civilized society, vowing to visit the full force of the law upon perpetrators.

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House Passes Domestic Violence Act Of 2019 Awaits Senate Concurrence

Monrovia: Following heated debates, public outcries and engagements on the need to ensure protection for all gender under the law, the House of Representatives Thursday, July 4, 2019, finally passed into law the Domestic Violence Act of 2019 and forwarded to the Liberian Senate for Concurrence. Forty (40) lawmakers in session voted unanimously for the new Domestic Violence Act of

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Boxing Takes New Direction In Liberia

Boxing is not new to Liberia, however, the multimillion-dollar sport has been dormant for many years, but with some noticeable changes arriving, boxing in Liberia is expected to take a new direction. The Liberia Boxing Association (LBA) now has a new president, Mr. Jonathan Wade, and the Association recently appointed two new Ambassadors to raise awareness and bring much-needed attention

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Liberian Female Journalist Produces International Documentary On Plight Of African Migrantsi

A young Liberian female Journalist, Evelyn Kpadeh Seagbeh has completed a documentary on the plight of Liberian migrants and other Africans trying to cross the Sahara Desert and make daring attempts to reach Europe by boat across the Mediterranean Sea. Her hour-long video documentary commissioned by the renowned media outlet, National Geographic is titled: “Tales of Liberian and Other African

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REJECTED! Senate Terms Nominees Of CBL Board Of Governors As “Incompetent”

The Liberian Senate Thursday, July 4, 2019 voted unanimously to reject three (3) nominees for the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Liberia. Those rejected are Hon A. Richard Dolley, Hon. Timothy E. Thomas and James B. Dennis Sr. The Senate decision was followed by a comprehensive report from its Committee on Banking and Currency, highlighting the ineptness

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