Author Archives: Lisa Diasay

Pres. Weah Appoints New Agriculture Minister

January 16, 2020-Monrovia: The President of the Republic, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, has nominated Ms. Jeanine Cooper as Liberia’s new Minister of Agriculture. Her nomination is subject to confirmation by the Liberian Senate. A release from the Executive Mansion stated that President Weah made the nomination Thursday, 16 January 2020, following months of a rigorous vetting process. Ms. Cooper

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Alleged Rape Scandal Protest against Hon. Kiazolu Turns Violent As Pro And Anti-Protesters Clash

January 16, 2020-Monrovia: Violent protest has erupted at the Capitol Hill with the throwing of stones from pro and anti-protesters against the alleged involvement of Rep. Hassan Kiazolu in a rape Scandal Earlier this morning, group of women from District 17 and parts adjacent gathered at the capitol building to demand a speedy investigation into the matter. They chanted anti-rape

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Breaking: Rep. Hassan Kiazolu In Alleged Rape Scandal As District 17 Women Petitions House of Representatives’ Action

Monrovia-January 16, 2020: Scores of Women from District #17, Montserrado County and parts adjacent, are today Thursday January 16, 2020 gathering at the grounds of the Capitol to protest an alleged Rape incident involving their representative, Hon. Hassan Kiazolu. Rep. Kiazolu, Chair of the Unity Party Legislative Caucus, recently came under criticism over remarks made on plans to impeach President

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54th Legislature Begins 3rd Session – With Calls To Enact More People Centered Laws

Members of the 54th National Legislature Monday, January 13, 2020, began its 3rd Session with calls for the enactment of more people-centered bills that will drive the development of the Country. The opening of Session is based on Article 32 of the Liberian Constitution. Article 32 (a) “The Legislature shall assemble in regular session once a year on the second

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As 15 Senators Head For Re-Election Liberian Senate Opens 3rd Session

In fulfillment of Article 32 of the Liberian Constitution, the Liberian Senate has opened its 3rd session in order to complete the work of the Liberian People. Article 32 (a) states “The Legislature shall assemble in regular session once a year on the second working Monday in January.” During its 2nd Session, the Senate was engulfed with series of challenges

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Controversies Hit House Of Representatives Over Printing Of New Banknotes

Controversies have beclouded the House of Representatives on the printing of new banknotes in order to boost the economy and create a smooth floor of cash through the economy. Lawmakers within the Lower House of the National Legislature argued that the process leading to the printing of new money must be observed with consciousness in the best interest of the

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