Author Archives: The Monrovia Times

“I Remain Committed To Ensuring Peace And Security For All,” Pres. Weah Avers In Meeting With UN Envoy

Monrovia, Liberia – President George Manneh Weah has reiterated his commitment to the protection of Liberia’s peace and security and for all citizens irrespective of their ethnicity, political and social backgrounds. The Liberian Leader said it is his constitutional and moral obligation to ensure that all Liberians are treated equally in an enabling and peaceful environment. Meeting the Special Representative

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Senator Henrique Flomo Tokpa Reacts To The Monrovia Times Publication -Says Handful Of Gou Citizens Wants To Tarnish His Reputation

The office of Bong County Senator Dr. Henrique Flomo Tokpa has sharply reacted to a publication in the Monday 13 May 2019 edition of The Monrovia Times quoting a “handful” of citizens of Gou Town, Meinquelleh Clan, Zota District, Bong County. The handful of Gou citizens alleged that Senator Tokpa has abandoned development projects promised them. They also alleged that

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Montserrado County A No-Go-Zone For Opposition Says President Weah

President George Weah has warned opposition candidates vying for legislative seats in the July 2, 2019 by-elections to back-off from the elections, saying Montserrado is the stronghold of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC). President Weah in a rather boastful tone said Montserrado County is the birthplace of the CDC, and the party will not allow any other political institution

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US$25 Million Mop Up Exercise Audit Report “Indicts” Govt Officials

The Liberian Auditor General Report of Factual Findings of the application of $25 million dollars to mop up excess Liberian dollars on the market has been released and “indicts” the Government officials who managed the exercise. According to the factual findings of the Auditor, field visits were conducted to ascertain entities which participated in the Mop Up Exercise as listed

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Senators Debate Tuition-Free Education At Government Run Universities – Says Decision Was Hasty

Members of the Liberian Senate are debating a tuition-free education policy announced by President Weah, describing the decision as hasty. In an attempt to address the educational needs of every Liberian, President Weah announced tuition-free education at government-run universities and colleges in the country. Recently, the Senate Committee on Education presented a report to the Senate full plenary, highlighting that

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For Reportedly Referring To Bassa Citizens As chicken, Angry Citizens Declare Grand Bassa County No-Go-Zone For Yekeh Kolubah

A group of Grand Bassa citizens has vowed to resist the entry of Representative Yekeh Kolubah to Buchanan City if he doesn’t apologize for referring to Bassa people as chicken. The Bassa citizens Thursday converged on the grounds of the Capitol, petitioning the plenary of the House of Representatives to warn their colleague from visiting Bassa, while demanding an apology

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Independent Legislative Caucus Welcomes Cut Salaries And Benefits Of Liberian Lawmakers

he Independent Legislative Caucus says the debate to cut salaries and benefits of Liberian lawmakers should go beyond the pool of sentiment which they said could mislead the public into half-baked proposition. They argued that if government needs to take austerity measure to address the development needs of the country, it is also important to reduce the operational and committee

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