Tag Archives: General Services Agency

House of Representatives Passes Draft 2019 Budget, With 31 Percent Cut in Salaries

House of Representatives Passes Draft 2019 Budget, With 31 Percent Cut in Salaries

The House of Representatives has finally passed the draft 2019/2020 national budget. The representatives took the decision on Tuesday during their regular session and have forwarded the document to the Senate for concurrence.

OP-ED: Public Procurement – a Critical Tool for Nation Building or a Toothless Bull Dog?

Public procurement is the process through which hard-earned taxpayers’ monies are used to better the lives of its citizens. Contemporary public procurement has gone beyond just buying goods, works, and services. Developed countries like France, Singapore, and the United Kingdom, for example, are now using public procurement to mitigate climate change, fight corruption, bribery, human trafficking, or child labor.

Senator Kaipay Submits 2017/2018 Annual Legislative Report

After touring Grand Bassa’s five districts to explain his accomplishments over the past two years, Grand Bassa’s Senator Jonathan Kaipay has submitted his legislative report to his constituents.

OP-ED: ‘Don’t Raze me Broh’ – The Freetown Floods and Liberia

Hundreds were killed and thousands were displaced from their homes last week outside of Freetown, Sierra Leone following a massive mudslide.  Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf briefly visited Sierra Leone to attend the burial of victims of the disaster.

OP-ED: Will My Country Have My Back?

As a young Liberian woman studying in the United States, I would love to move back to Liberia to incite some degree of change for my people. But I am afraid. While I want to return after I graduate, I do not feel protected in Liberia. I do not feel like my nation will have my back no matter what.