Author Archives: Lisa Diasay

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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US$30,000 Needed To Probe Executive Mansion 13 years Renovation -As Millions Remain Unaccounted For

The Specialized Committee constituted by the House of Representatives to probe immeasurable spending in the renovation of the Executive Mansion has pleaded for US$30,000 and three (3) months extension to adequately investigate the matter. The committee report was based on Plenary’s August 8, 2019 decision from a researched communication from Grand Bassa County District 4, representative Vicent S.T. Willie II

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Over US$277 Million Investment Deal, Others Submitted For Ratification

An investment deal in the tone of over US$277 million to develop the Sea Port of Buchannan, Grand Bassa County has been submitted for Legislative action. Pres. George Weah recently submitted the Concession Agreement between the Government of Liberia and Prista Port Buchanan LLC” to the House of Representatives. In his Communication, the investment has a term of 25 years,

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ECOWAS Parliament Opens Transhumance Seminar In Monrovia -As VP Taylor Calls For Unity

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Thursday began the holding of a weeklong extraordinary session and seminar on Transhumance and Intercommunity Conflict in the sub-region. Liberia is hosting regional body session for the first since the brutal civil unrest which claimed the lives of thousands of Liberians and others. The event brings together over one hundred (100) Parliamentarian

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Gov’t BROKE? Failed To Raise Checks Of US $132,600 For Traffic Lights Repairs

The trigger down effects of the harsh economic situations in the country is digging holes in many of the government’s promises and the provision of basic needs of the citizenry. Recently, Liberia’s Minister for Public Works, Mabutu Vlah. Nyenpan told the plenary of the House of Representatives that vouchers for one hundred and thirty-two thousand, six hundred (US$132,600.00) projected cost

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Ecowas Parliament To Take Action On South Africa XENOPHOBIA -As Liberia Hosts ECOWAS 2nd Ordinary Session

ECOWAS Parliament: The ECOWAS Parliament is expected to take a decision through a resolution on the attacks of Nigerians in South Africa during the Xenophobia. Though South Africa is not a part of States within West Africa, the resolution will be geared towards protecting ECOWAS citizens including Nigerians among others affected by the attacks. The Xenophobia attacks on Nigerians and other

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‘Women Coalition For County Development’ Launched

A local women organization aimed at contributing and fostering equal participation for economic development of all most especially women towards the implementation of the County Development Funds has been launched in Monrovia. Women Coalition for County Development also focuses on efforts of mechanism to campaign and address the low [participation of women and to push for actions to help close

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