After being ill and seeking medical treatment abroad for nearly the entire period of the first and second sessions of the 54th national legislature, Montserrado’s 10th district lawmaker, Munah Pelham-Youngblood, has resurfaced at the capitol for the opening of the third session.
Ever since the election of President George Weah and his Coalition for Democratic Change-led government in 2017, the administration has made a concerted effort – wittingly or unwittingly – to construct a new narrative about both immediate and distant past.
Dan T. Saryee, the deputy managing director for technical services at the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation, resigned his post on Nov. 18 amid growing internal rifts, and protests by employees of the agency.
One Media Incorporated, which owns Punch FM, has filed a lawsuit against the government at the Civil Law Court of Monrovia.
Several lawmakers within the House of Representatives are threatening to remove House Speaker Bhofal Chambers and Deputy Speaker Prince Moye for refusing to reduce their salary and benefits.
Seven candidates have been qualified by the National Elections Commission to participate in Grand Cape Mount’s senatorial by-election.
The Ministry of Labor is currently investigating officials at the Liberia Electricity Corporation for alleged dismissal of its communications manager, James Kpargoi.
Public opinion in Tubmanburg appears to be against President George Weah’s reform proposal to abolish the holding of by-elections to fill vacancies created in the legislature.