Calls to establish a war and economic crimes court in Liberia continue to gain momentum, despite a warning from the Liberian Senate to President George Weah to avoid “reopening old wounds.”
Senate Commences Hearing on Central Bank’s Request to Print New Family of Banknotes
The Senate has commenced hearings into the Central Bank’s request to print new banknotes to replace the current family of banknotes in circulation.
Senator Nuquay Commits L$4.4 Million to Scholarship in Margibi
Margibi Senator Emmanuel Nuquay has committed L$4,226,843 (US$25,865) to scholarships to students in the county for the 2020/2021 school year, according to his office.
Controversial LACC Head to Leave Gov’t Amid Mounting Pressure Over Unproven Citizenship
Ndubusi Nwabudike, the Nigerian national who chaired the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission, is finally leaving his LACC position following mounting pressure for him to be removed over unproven naturalization record.
Newly Elected Senator Nuquay Breaks Ground for US$54,000 Youth Center and Bridge Projects
Margibi Senator Emmanuel Nuquay has broken grounds for two landmark projects in the county’s first electoral district.
Former Speaker Emmanuel Nuquay Overwhelmingly Wins Senate Seat in Margibi
Former House of Representatives speaker Emmanuel Nuquay has been elected senator in Margibi after obtaining more than half of the total valid votes cast by over 58,000 eligible voters in the county.
New U.S. Immigration Policy Requires Liberian Visa Applicants to Pay up to US$15,000 in Bonds
U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s administration has announced it is requiring visa applicants from Liberia and other countries of high overstay rate to pay up to US$15,000 as a bond fee.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Liberia Named Nominee for Ambassador to United Nations
The former United States ambassador to Liberia, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, has been named as U.S. President-elect Joseph Biden’s nominee for ambassador to the United Nations.