-Seen Giving Orders @ MFA
In the wake of widespread public speculations that President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was poised to reappoint Madam Mary T. Broh to her former post of Acting Mayor of Monrovia, especially with growing pockets of calls for her to do so, the maverick “General”, as Madam Broh is popularly referred to, was yesterday at the Ministry Foreign Affairs’ Passport Division, where she was seen playing active role in serving individuals that had gone there in an attempt to obtain their passports.
After serving as Acting Mayor for the over six years, Madam Broh sometime this year resigned her post as Mayor, after an unpleasant brawl with the House of Representatives, over involvement in the saga surrounding former Montserrado Superintendent, Grace Kpaan and that body.
When quizzed by our reporter on her presence at the MFA, Madam Broh referred him to President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, saying, “you want to know what I am doing here, go up-stairs and ask the President”.
Mary Broh Bouncing Back?
-Seen Giving Orders @ MFA
Is Gov’t Haunting Civil Society Leader?
-Archievego Doe Alarms He Narrowly Escaped
After many years of political antagonisms, when incumbent national leaders were intolerant of their known and perceived opponents, so much so that plain clothed state secret agents and even in some cases, death squads were deployed to eliminate them as a means of totally silencing their so-called opposition. With the introduction of participatory democracy in Liberia which encompasses freedom of speech and conscience, many both within and out of the country think that political intolerance was a thing of the past dark days, but as The Public Agenda reports the latest development, the current Liberian Government is being accused of hatching a diabolic plan to kidnap the leader of a local civil society organization, Grassrtoots Leadership Network.
Liberians Vindicate Min. Woods
-Honored For Hard Work
Many Liberians who had the opportunity to participate in state run ELBC’s “Worker of the Year” Poll have vindicated Public Works Minister, Attorney Samuel Kofi Woods whom they declared fit to be recognized for dedicated services amongst cabinet colleagues as a hardworking public servant of the year 2013.
Min. Woods has always made history in the performance of official duties, whether under normal or extreme circumstances. As a result of his dedication to public service, he was named as one of the best performing ministers of the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf regime during media tracking of government’s 150-day deliverables sometimes last year.
The former student leader and human right activist was asked by Pres. Sirleaf to execute a number of reform measures at the Ministry of Public Works after satisfactorily performing at the Ministry of Labor during the first term of the regime.
Education Revolution In Making
-As MOE Convenes Roundtable Confab
In an apparent desperate attempt advance soluble policies and strategies to address the many already identified challenges plaguing Liberia’s educational sector and bring the system into conformity with international standards, especially as it relates to trainings that meet the current national and global labor market, the Ministry of Education over the weekend hosted a one day “National Education Roundtable Conference”.
The event held last Friday at the Monrovia City Hall, was attended by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, who a fortnight ago, describe the country’s education sector as “a mess”, and an array of related individual and organizational local and international stakeholders, including Presidents of public and religious run universities and community colleges, as well as representative from associations of teachers and principals.
Notorious Robber Mobbed to Death
A man thought to be a notorious armed robber who is said to have operated in Barnesville, was on early Friday morning found dead and lying in a pool of his own blood.
The man who was brutally killed was identified as “Body Man” by some onlookers.
The body was found lying in the street, not far from the junction leading to New Georgia Estate.
From the look of the body, it appeared that “Body Man”, as he was commonly called, was attacked by a mob that beat him to death, using unspecified blunted objects.
There were deep lacerations found on many parts of his body, including the back of his head, neck and face.
Cllr. Varney Sherman Is 2013 “26 Day” Orator
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has named prominent Liberian lawyer and citizen of Grand Cape Mount County, Cllr. H. Varney Sherman, as Orator for Liberia’s 166th Independence Day. Cllr. Sherman is expected to speak at the formal Independence Day Indoor Program to be held in Tubmanburg, Bomi County on July 26, 2013.
According to a Foreign Ministry release, unlike in the recent past, when the Independence Day celebrations were hosted by a particular county, this year’s celebrations will be hosted by three western counties, namely, Bomi, Grand Cape Mount, and Gbarpolu.
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