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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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Margibi Superintendent Invokes God’s Wrath Upon Government Officials

Margibi County Superintendent Jerry Varnie has invoked the wrath of God upon government officials that are responsible for the challenges Liberia and Liberians continue to face. Supt. Varnie made the assertion at the end of a popular prayer event “Morning Glory” held at the Philadelphia Church in Kakata over the weekend. The Superintendent in his statement revealed that Margibi and

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Confusion Erupts On Capitol Hill Over Speaker Chambers Refusal To Place War Crimes Court Resolution On Agenda

Confusion erupted on Friday, at the House of Representatives over the alleged refusal of Speaker Bhofal Chambers to place the resolution establishing the War and Economic Crimes Court (WECC) in Liberia. The newest discussion on whether or not there will be an establishment of War and Economic Crimes Court in Liberia took a different path at the House of Representatives

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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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House Passes US$526m Budget – Legislature, Executive Get Huge Salary Cut

At long last, the House of Representatives of the 54th Legislature has finally passed the Fiscal Year 2019/2020 national budget. The budget was originally submitted at US$532.9m but was reduced to US $526 million with the salary harmonization taking effect across every sector of government. This year’s budget will cover one thousand two hundred (1,200) health workers who were terminated from the

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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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