Monthly Archives: September 2019

“If The President Does Not Act Then He Is Not A Democratic Government” Says Cllr. Gongloe

Though he lauded the President for writing those he referred to as the people’s Representatives (the National Legislature) over the establishment of the War and Economic Crimes Court, the President of the Liberia National Bar Association Cllr. Tiawon Gongloe says if President George Manneh Weah does not act on what the Liberian people have proffered (the establishment of War and

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ECOWAS Parliament Wants Robust Legislation Enacted To Address Negative Impacts of Transhumance

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliamentarians have resolved that Members of the ECOWAS region enact robust legislation to address the negative impacts of transhumance and effectively utilize their other legislative functions of budget allocation and oversight functions. Members of the 4th Legislature of the ECOWAS Parliament at the closed of its Extra-Ordinary Session noted that if those

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Lawmaker Describes Legislative Corruption As ‘Disturbing’

Nimba County Distric#9 Representative Johnson N. Gwaikolo has described information surrounding corruption at the Legislature as ‘disturbing.’ Since the inception of the Maryland County Representative Bhofal Chambers as Speaker of the 54th House of Representatives, there has been series of corruption reports though he promised to rebrand the Legislature. In an exclusive interview with The Monrovia Times, Representative Gwaikolo said

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Lawmaker Wants Gov’t Abandoned Harmonization

District#13 Representative Edward Papay Flomo has recommended that the Government of Liberia abandon the harmonization process of salary to avoid confusion in the minds of most public employees. According to Representative Flomo, the Government of Liberia has for the past months proposed a major salary harmonization of all its employees in the wake of the inability of the government to

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Armed Robbery Rocks Gbarnga – As Citizens Live In Fear

Several Communities in Gbarnga, Bong County came under heavy attack early Wednesday and Friday morning on September 18-20, 2019. The communities include Lofa Road Community, Brooklyn and Kokoyah Road Communities. Many of the victims who received cutlass and bullet wounds during the attack told our correspondent in separate interviews that the robber, armed to their teeth with machetes and other

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CODRA Launches Project On Climate Change In Bong

The Community Development and Research Agency (CODRA) has launched a project title increasing awareness on climate change through the promotion of sustainable Natural Resources Management best practices in Gbarnga, Bong County. CODRA is a research-oriented national civil society organization that is based in central Liberia. The organization has established itself as a credible facilitator of processes across the central region

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