I was in Liberia this past summer to spend my vacation and conduct research. Prior to making the trip, I felt excited and anxious. I hadn’t been back home to reconnect with my family and my friends for an entire year. But apart from reconnecting with loved ones, I was most excited about executing plans I had worked on over the past year.
The big story
Last week, the 15th president of the University of Liberia was inaugurated in a historic ceremony held at the Fendall Campus. Dr. Julius Julukon Sarwolo Nelson seems ready to effectively pilot this flight.
The Justice Ministry has launched its gravest threat yet against the Council of Patriots since the group emerged early this year as the government’s most decisive critic. The threat comes as the group plans to initiate a protest on Dec. 30.
The George Weah-led government may be unable to pay civil servants for the Christmas holiday season, as Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie suggested that the government would be unable to stabilize salary payments until February 2020.
The Liberia National Police will hold a one-day Safe Streets Festival on Saturday, 7 December 2019 on Broad Street, Central Monrovia.
The representative of Bong’s sixth district, Moima Briggs-Mensah, recently completed and turned over a newly constructed bridge to the community of Garney in Bong.