Author Archives: The Monrovia Times

For Failure To Renew Operational License: Gov’t Shutdown Root FM – As Henry Costa Supporters Stone Another Radio Station

By Lincoln Barcon One of Liberia’s famous radio stations, Roots FM owned and operated by Talk-Show Host Henry P. Costa has been shut-down by the Monrovia City Court; as several radio equipment were retrieved from the station. The Monrovia City Court yesterday in its writ cited that the radio station is in violation of various regulations of the Liberia Telecommunication

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SENATE APPROVES DUAL CITIZENSHIP, NEW ELECTIONS DATE, REDUCTION OF TENURES.

The Senate has overwhelmingly approved three constitutional propositions, including dual citizenship, reduction of the tenures of the President, Vice President and the date for the holding of elections in the country. The three constitutional propositions are in accordance with Article 91 of the 1986 Constitution and have been sent to the House of Representatives for concurrence. Article 91: “This Constitution

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LIBERIANS GET EASY ACCESS TO EUROPEAN VISA- As Schengen countries Commence Issuance Of Visa In Monrovia

The 26 members Schengen Countries under the European Union have disclosed plan to officially commence the issuance of Schengen Visa in Monrovia, beginning September 16, 2019 at the French Embassy near the Liberian Capital, Monrovia. It can be recalled that during the second session of the EU-Liberia dialogue, Liberia called on the EU to consider the issuance of Schengen visa

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35 Billion New Currency Loading…?

Report reaching The Monrovia Times says Liberia President George Weah has reportedly written the House’s plenary seeking permission to print new currency in the tone of thirty-Five billion Liberian dollars According to our sources, the president presented a communication to the House of Representatives on Wednesday requesting the house to approve the printing of the new currency in the amount of

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Qatari Investors Visit, New UN Resident Rep. Mission, Top Speaker Chambers Engagements with Foreign Diplomats and Liberian Muslim Pilgrims

During an intermittent meeting at his Capitol Building office in Monrovia, House Speaker Dr. Bhofal Chambers held talks with the new UN Resident Coordinator, Dr. Kingsley Opoku Amaning, and Amb .M. Fahad Rashid Al- Muraili of the Embassy of the State of Qatar accredited near Monrovia. Dr. Kingsley Opoku Amaning has taken up his assignment from the United Nations New

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President Weah Expected To Announce New Central Bank Governor And Agriculture Minister by October 2019

Liberia’s President George Manneh Weah is expected to restructure the senior management team of the Central Bank of Liberia by October 2019. The President will also appoint a new Agriculture Minister upon his return from the United Nation General Assembly. Disclosing on Tuesday during the regular Executive Mansion press briefing, Deputy Presidential Spokesman Smith Toby said the Liberian leader will

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Over Tuition Hike, Senate Summons Education Minister Prof. Sonnii

Liberia’s Education Minister Ansu Sonnii has been summoned by the Liberian Senate over the arbitrary hike in tuition and other school-related fees across the country The decision to cite Minister Sonii followed a communication to that body by Montserrado County freshman Senator Abraham Darius Dillon. In his communication Tuesday, Senator Dillon said despite the economic hardship, the country is witnessing

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