I am deeply honored and humbled that His Excellency, Dr. George Manneh Weah, President of the Republic of Liberia, has nominated me to serve our country in another capacity, having served as chairman of the Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission.
At the Ministries of Public Works and National Defense, employees have been advised to expect an additional 8.4 percent reduction beginning with their unpaid September salary.
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 civil society group, Naymote Partners for Democratic Development, is warning that there is a general decline in perceptions of political governance in Liberia.
A major education sector stakeholder conference has been announced in Monrovia by the Ministry of Education as part of an annual system-wide review of the sector.
A Liberian American pastor, Rev. Jesse Gibson, will appear on the ballot as an at-large city councilor candidate in the November 5 municipal elections for the central Massachusetts city of Worcester.
Former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced a plan to increase the representation of women in top leadership roles across sub-Saharan Africa through her Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development.
The National Elections Commission has released preliminary results for Montserrado’s senatorial and representative by-elections, with Liberty Party’s Darius Dillon leading in the senatorial race and the Coalition for Democratic Change’s Abu Kamara ahead in the race for the county’s 15th district seat.