The sitting of the 54th Legislature was on March 5 abruptly adjoined in the Senate following the failure of that body to attain the two-third quorum required by Senate rules to carry on the business of ratifying or adopting the Senate’s agenda.
The gasoline shortage which caused a major crisis across Liberia, appears to have abated as retailers nationwide are receiving adequate supplies and pumping them out to the general public.
With less than seven months to go until senatorial elections in October this year, the National Elections Commission says the elections may not go ahead if the government fails to provide the US$17 million in funding it promised the commission.
Controversy has erupted in the Senate over President George Weah’s recent groundbreaking of the RIA Highway Expansion Project. The project aims to convert the 45-km highway to the Roberts International Airport from a two-lane one to a four-lane highway.
The decomposed body of a male victim is yet to be identified weeks after the body washed ashore the beach near 5th Street, Sinkor in Monrovia.
In the wake of the murder of the German national in Grand Bassa by armed robbers, the Liberian National Police has come under pressure to take concrete actions against smugglers and criminals in possession of single and double barrel guns across the country.
Amid the rapid spread of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak globally from Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei Province where it first appeared, health authorities in Liberia are drawing on the lessons learned from the Ebola outbreak to 2014/2015 to prevent the spread of the disease in Liberia.
All is set for the start of construction of the coastal highway project connecting all southeastern counties with the rest of the country. This is according to recent disclosures by the Minister of Public Works, Mabutu Nyenpan, who spoke to members of the Senate Committee on Public Works.