WHILE THE PEOPLE OF MARGIBI County are yet to feel the direct impact of their decision to vote him as their Senator in last December, 2014 Mid-term Senatorial Election, mainly due to a protest of fraud filed against him by one of his challengers, which hearing at the National Elections Commission and the Supreme Court of Liberia lasted for months, the recently certificated Senator of the county has rippled the waters with a planned proposal for the Upper House of the Liberian Legislature to go on a retreat, which according to him, will focus on fostering reconciliation amongst its members, as well as allowing newly inducted ones, including him, to understand the workings and activities of the August Body.
-Pres. Sirleaf Turns Rigid In Anti-Corruption War
-The Frontline Is Edgy
With barely two years to go, the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf regime which declared war on corruption on January 16, 2006, is still reportedly fighting what critics referred to as “selective corruption war” and perhaps government officials who might take her for granted, and not tactical on the frontline could also be caught up selectively as in the case of Imam Mohammed A. Passewe, outgoing Superintendent of Grand Cape Mount County.
- Asst. Minister Dahn Declares
-But Can The People Trust The Army?
Amidst unrestrained fear and anxiety ahead of a planned drawdown of the United Nations Missions in Liberia (UNMIL), Assistant Minister of Defense for Public Affairs, David Dahn, has declared that officers of the Armed Forces of Liberia were prepared to take over from their UNMIL counterparts.
Man, The Challenges & Possibilities For Liberia’s Down Stream Sector
By Jesefu M. Keita,Jr.
Hon. Sumo Kupee is the most recent former Senator of the Food-basket County of Lofa; a position he held for nine consecutive years providing qualitative representation and leadership for the third populated county in the country. As a son of Zolowo Town, Mr. Kupee has been one leader that has remained steadfast in ensuring that peace, tranquility and development take root in Lofa County since the crisis came to an end a decade ago.
-Another Money Chopping In Making
-As Sen. Tonolah Proposes Retreat
Concerns are being raised within the Liberian political and intellectual spectrums of another sinister plan for a potential money grabbing opportunity for members of the Liberian Senate, if a proposal for a “two-day retreat from recently certificated Margibi County Senator James Tomonlah, is approved by the body’s Plenary. According to the newly elected Margibi Senator, his idea, if endorsed by his colleagues, is intended to forge a spirit of reconciliation in the Upper House, and also update the new batch of Senators on the working and activities of the Upper House of the Liberian Legislature.
-Philanthropist Bill Clinton
Former United States President Bill Clinton is urging Liberians not to discriminate against Ebola survivors, but rather to embrace and make them feel a part of society. “Don’t be afraid of them; they are okay. They should be embraced, rather than discriminated against,” he said.
Liberian women have been urged to create mental pictures of what they expect their future to be, as what they should see, will surely become a reality it they work towards it.
Quoting the Book of Jeremiah Chapter 1: 11-12, the Pastor of the Harvest Christian Church International( HCCI), Agnes W. Garley stressed that such picture must be base on the word of God, which will in turn allow women to determine a better future for themselves and the country.
In a commendable act of humanitarian gesture and giving back to one’s alma mater, at least 50 alumni of the University of Liberia jumpstarted the campaign to give the UL a facelift by giving more than US$4,000.00 and pledging more than 200 gallons of oil paint.
Making remarks at the launch, UL President, Dr. Emmet A. Dennis, lauded the Alumni Association for the gesture and recounted the many contributions the Association has made to the institutions since he took over as president.
The proprietor of the Brilliance Academy High School has stressed that government and its partners should support schools that are providing scholarships for children whose parents and guardians have died as the result of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia.
Proprietor David Freeman explained that it is critical to ensure that children who parents fell prey to deadly Ebola virus should be educated through government’s scholarship program along with support from its local and international partners to prevent high rate of crime and prostitution in the near future.
Labor Minister Neto Lighe has called on companies operating in Liberia to adhere to collective bargaining agreements reached with workers, to avoid labor unrest.
Min. Lighe noted that where management stalls the implementation of a collective bargaining agreement, workers resort to strike actions as a way of claiming attention.