After United States Congressman Chris Smith of New Jersey issued a statement of concern over “worsening political conditions in Liberia,” the Liberian government has responded to defend itself.
As the Press Union of Liberia prepares for its congress in November, the election committee has qualified nine candidates to contest for the union’s leadership.
Monrovia City Court judge Ernest Bana has dismissed a contempt charge against the 2017 Miss Liberia, Wokie Dolo, for her alleged refusal to appear before the court after it issued series of summons to answer to an allegation of infringing on intellectual property rights.
On June 7, Liberians woke up to experience a ban on social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp.
“This is not Sudan, where one man ruled for 30 years and now the military is in control. This is not Venezuela, where citizens are denied their rights, where the legislature is unable to play its role, and humanitarian aid is blocked from reaching people in desperate need,” he told the Liberian people.
Liberia’s Ministry of Information Culture and Tourism has announced that the Miss Liberia 2019 Organizing Committee has been dissolved.
Sinoe’s second district representative, Jay Nagbe Sloh, has called on President George Weah to address the nation on the country’s economy.
Two diplomatic mission sources in Liberia have confirmed the authenticity of communication written to President George Weah on the abuse and usage of donor accounts at the Central Bank which were not agreed upon. It comes as the government also acknowledged on Thursday that the letter is real.