Quote: "If you by-pass your resepect, you will butt up with your disgrace."
President Sirleaf Makes Additional Appointments at the NPA, LIPA and Boards of PPCC and CARI
(MONROVIA, LIBERIA – Tuesday, December 1, 2015) President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made a number of appointments in Government at the National Port Authority and the Liberia Institute of Public Administration.
She has also appointed chair persons and members of the Board of Commissioners at the Public Procurement and Concessions Commission, Board of Directors at the Central Agriculture Research Institute; and Presidents of the Bomi Community College and Harbel Community College.
According to an Executive Mansion release, they are subject to confirmation by the Senate where applicable. Read more...
President Sirleaf Pays Homage to Liberia's 18th President, William V.S. Tubman
(MONROVIA, LIBERIA – Sunday, November 29, 2015) President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf joined family members and well-wishers to pay homage to Liberia's 18th President, the late William V. S. Tubman, on the occasion of his 120th birth anniversary.
"We've come today on the anniversary of the birth of our beloved President, William V.S Tubman, who served our country for 27 long years with dedication and commitment; who brought Liberia forward from where it was and put it on a path that led towards development," she said. Read more...
Mary Broh - The Woman and Mother, 'It does take a whole village to raise our children'.
By: Rufus S. Berry II, MBA
A poor father struggle and pays his 13-year-old daughter school fees, and she leaves his home every morning and 'heads to school'. However, instead of the child going to school, she follows her friends into the ghetto where they're sexually molested by grown and evil men for a little as $40 LD or approximately $0.50 USD. Note: Even prostitutes do not want their daughters become prostitutes. This is the story of old useless and evil men abusing our children in Liberia. Read more...
Where Is LRA Boss?
A day after the Supreme Court ordered the immediate arrest and imprisonment of the Commissioner General of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Madam Elfreida Stewart-Tamba, her whereabouts remain unknown, court officials said.
The Supreme Court Justice-In-Chambers, Kabineh Ja’neh, on Wednesday, ordered Madam Tamba and some of her principal deputies, including Assistant Commissioner for Human Resource, Joyce Johnson-Dolo, to be arrested. Read more...
Current Laws Inadequate To Dispense Justice
- Cllr. Sannoh Wants Executive and Judiciary to Find Solutions
Prolonged pretrial detentions, the huge backlog of court cases and other shortcomings are impeding the effective dispensing of justice in Liberia, Justice Minister Benedict Sannoh has said.
Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court in Sanniquellie, the Justice Minister pointed out that the current laws in Liberia are inadequate to address injustices and "therefore the Executive and the Judiciary branches of the government must find a solution."
Quoting a famous American lawyer, Howard Taff, the Minister said "'Frequently, nations are faced with situations that those who make the laws never took into consideration while formulating the laws.' That is the situation currently facing the Liberian state," he said. Read more...
MONROVIA, November 25, 2015, The brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. are deeply saddened by the many brutal and violent acts committed against women and children in Liberia. According to recent statistics released by the Ministry of Gender, 610 GBV cases were reported between the months of January to June of this year. 299 were rape cases, with 260 being children below 16 years. 5 of the girls below 14 years of age died as a result of rape. Read more...