-Asked To Pay Over US$10 M To Princess Transport
-Guilty Of Wrong Doing
TOTAL Liberia Incorporated has been defeated in a legal battle with a local transport Company, Princess Transport Incorporated and has been asked to pay the amount of US$10,469,728.21 to the Plaintiff, Princess Transport Inc.
His Honor, Judge Johannes Zogbay Zlahn, Relieving Circuit Judge in the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court, Montserrado County, Republic of Liberia, has found defendant TOTAL Liberia Inc. culpable in a case, Princess Transport Inc. Versus TOTAL Liberia Inc.
-Apologizes For “Regrettable” Situation
The Management of the United Bank of Africa (UBA) Liberia, says it attention has been drawn to the front page lead news article in the Wednesday, May 20, 2015 edition of the Public Agenda Newspaper, in which the paper quoted workers of the Chinese company, China Union, as well as some residents of the iron ore mining town of Bong Mines, Bong County, accused it of indulging in “unfair business practice.”
-To Post-Ebola Economic Recovery Efforts
Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), have embraced efforts to launch and successfully complete the post-Ebola reconstruction of the economies of affected member states.
This was contained in a 10-page communiqué signed at the close of the 47th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS held in Accra, Ghana this week.
The Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General (SRSG) and head of the United Nations Missions in Liberia (UNMIL), Karin Landgren, has attributed the Security Council’s decision to resume drawdown of UN troops from Liberia to progress made in the peace process over the past 12 years.
Liberian journalists have been urged to highlight Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practices.
The Chairman of WASH, Reporters and Editors Network of Liberia, Augustine Myers, has challenged media practitioners to emphasize issues relating to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene practices, adding that development in Liberia cannot be achieved if WASH issues were not prioritized by government and its partners.
The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications recorded a 75 percent drop in postal-related crimes in 2014 as compared to previous years.
The Ministry disclosed that criminal statistics from its Inspectorate Bureau shows that the ministry succeeded in reducing postal offences which ranged from mail tampering, smuggling, and theft from 100 percent to 25 percent in 2014.
The Chief Medical Officer of Nimba County has said though the county has adequate trained health workers to contain disease outbreaks, including the Ebola virus, it is untimely to decommission the Ebola Treatment Units across the country.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Wednesday, received in audience the departing head of the African Union Support to Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (ASEOWA), General Julius Oketta.
General Oketta was joined on the farewell visit by director of social affairs at the African Union Commission, Ambassador Olawale I. Maiyegun and head of mission support of ASEOWA, Dr. Dioudalbay Benjamin. The meeting took place at Liberian leader’s temporary office at the Foreign Ministry.
Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have expressed gratitude to outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for his contributions to deepening integration in West Africa.
On behalf of the ECOWAS Heads of State, the Chair of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers and Ghana’s Foreign Minister, Ms. Hannah Tetteh, hailed President Jonathan for the preservation of peace and security in the region.