Accountability Lab has launched its 2020 hunt for Liberia’s Integrity Icon. The ceremony took place recently in Monrovia.
The Bush Chicken is profiling the five Integrity Icon finalists from Liberia for 2019. Musu M. Mulbah serves the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare as the focal person for all sexual and gender-based violence cases at the C. B. Dunbar Hospital in Gbarnga, Bong.
As the dialogue on electoral reform resonates with Liberians, iCampus has streamed three short films focusing on three key electoral reform issues.
Public procurement is the process through which hard-earned taxpayers’ monies are used to better the lives of its citizens. Contemporary public procurement has gone beyond just buying goods, works, and services. Developed countries like France, Singapore, and the United Kingdom, for example, are now using public procurement to mitigate climate change, fight corruption, bribery, human trafficking, or child labor.
James Dorbor Jallah, who recently served as the executive director of the Public Procurement and Concessions Commission before being removed from the position, says his “options are open at the moment.”
A Liberian academician, activist, and author, Robtel Neajai Pailey has been presented with the 2018 Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award for her anti-corruption children’s books, Gbagba and Jaadeh!, illustrated by Chase Walker and published by One Moore Book in Liberia.
More than 500 volunteers showed up over the weekend to participate in a beach clean-up and awareness campaign held in Monrovia.
Accountability Lab has been simplifying the language of mineral development agreements, also known as MDA, to allow citizens to better understand their rights and responsibilities.