Liberians do not have a lot of options for airlines flying in and out of the country. In cases like this where there’s little competition and where the customers can often be at the mercy of airlines, we need the government to step in to ensure that our rights are protected. This should not just be a speech, but a substantive action that can result in true improvement in travel.
Boakai M. Fofana, the deputy minister for technical services at the Information Ministry, says the media review process recently announced by the government is gradually progressing.
Eugene Fahngon, Liberia’s deputy information minister for public affairs, has responded to criticism from the Press Union of Liberia about the government’s latest move against a number of media organizations. He said the government will take as much time as necessary to clean up the “messy” system at the Ministry of Information.
Eugene Fahngon, Liberia’s deputy information minister for public affairs, says the government has suspended the licenses of eight new media institutions.
President George Weah has met with some media executives and officials of the Press Union of Liberia, amid growing concerns over press freedom in the country.
The Press Union of Liberia says the continuing silence of President George Weah on his recent outburst against BBC Liberia correspondent Jonathan Paye-layleh, accusing him of undercutting his fight for human rights, has forced the journalist to leave the country.