Health authorities and other vital government functionaries will appear before the House of Representatives on March 24 to brief lawmakers on Liberia’s preparedness in fighting the Coronavirus pandemic.
A new city regulation relocating three parking terminals and barring street selling in Kakata has led to a weeklong protest by vendors and commercial drivers. The new regulation being enforced was introduced by the Kakata City Corporation.
Following months of controversy over the China Union payment of US$750,000 in social development fund to Margibi, a county sitting was finally on December 2 to resolve looming questions about the usage of the funds following the revocation of a Supreme Court writ of prohibition on an early resolution of the County Legislative Caucus which was hatched in Monrovia.
Officials in Margibi have now agreed for a second county sitting in Kakata to determine the allocation for a US$1 million social development fund, amid mounting pressures from citizens.
Lawmakers and local officials in Margibi have been revealed to have violated the budget law by holding a secret meeting to decide allotments for US$1 million in the county social development fund.
A media blackout imposed by the Margibi Journalist Association on the county’s leadership and its activities has entered its third week without a resolution.
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The House of Representatives has directed its Budget Committee to reinstate the Cotton Tree Health Center and the R. S. Caulfield High School in the 2018-2019 national budget.
Preliminary results from the runoff election in Margibi put the Coalition for Democratic Change of Senator George Weah in a comfortable lead.