Heads of prominent foreign missions in Monrovia, including the United States, ECOWAS, E.U., and the U.N., have called on the government to employ transparency in the process of issuing permits for large street demonstrations in Liberia.
The Liberian Senate has closed its regular session for the second sitting of the 54th legislature.
A U.S. Congressional delegation will arrive today for a two-day official visit to Liberia.
As the ECOWAS Parliament opens its extraordinary session in Liberia, Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has expressed her concern over the decline of women’s representation in the governing structure of the ECOWAS region.
More than 100 members of the ECOWAS Parliament are currently in the country for a gathering focused on transhumance and inter-community conflict. They will also attempt to tackle recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
Following months of stakeholders’ engagements, the Elections Coordinating Committee has submitted 17 electoral reform propositions to the House of Representatives for amendments.
Our democracy was on trial under Doe and Taylor. It is now on retrial under ex-soccer star George M. Weah. Things are falling apart so quickly. Lawlessness is hitting the roof. Violence and vandalism have become the new normal. The debris and scars of our dark past are fast evolving. Terror is back in the land.
President George Weah has issued an executive order suspending tariffs on 40 agriculture products and machinery as of Wednesday, August 14.