As members of the senate reconvened for its third session on Monday, Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie has predicted a challenging session amid the upcoming senatorial election in October.
The Liberian government has sought to address circling information in the press and social media regarding requests for tender of offshore oil blocks along Liberia’s southeastern shores, saying such information is nothing new.
The Liberia Immigration Service has announced that it has formally opened an investigation of talk show host Henry Costa for what authorities claim to be forged travel documents he used to enter the country on Dec. 19, 2019.
The Liberian National Police has forwarded to court five protesters who were part of protests organized by the Council of Patriots on Monday, Jan. 6 in Monrovia.
The Council of Patriots, the organizer of the anti-government protest held on Monday, January 6, is demanding the dismissal of the inspector general of the Liberia National Police, Patrick Sudue, for the use of excessive force by police officers to disperse peaceful protesters.
Members of the Council of Patriots, the organizers of the protest originally scheduled for December 30, say they will go ahead with the kick-off of their protest today, Monday January 6.
Major diplomatic stakeholders in Liberia have given their backing to the Liberian government in deferring the mass peaceful assembly planned to kick off today by the Council of Patriots.
Liberia may deserve better than President Weah’s Coalition for Democratic Change. But it also certainly deserves better than Henry Costa and his backers within the Council of Patriots.