The resident judge of the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Grand Bassa is calling on the government to reconsider its decision on the salary harmonization policy, which affects judges.
Nimba’s seventh district representative, Roger Domah, has written the House of Representatives to invite authorities of the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning to give reasons for the continuing new cuts in the salaries of legislative staff.
President George Weah has disclosed that Liberia’s total public debt has now exceeded US$1.27 billion due largely to investments in infrastructural projects.
As staff at Tubman University have expressed their displeasure with the government’s salary harmonization policy, the university’s president, Elliot Wreh-Wilson, says the move is beyond the government’s control.
As the George Weah administration continues to face challenges in stabilizing the economy, the International Monetary Fund has concluded its consultation with the government and provided suggestions on a way forward.
President George Weah is expected to announce a new Board of Governors for the Central Bank of Liberia next week, amid several reports noting that the bank lacks proper systems and controls.
The International Monetary Fund through a team of experts has completed its Article IV Mission to Liberia, citing that high inflation threatens the success of the government’s pro-poor agenda.
The Liberian government says it has submitted a request to the United Nations, the African Union, and ECOWAS for expert assistance in the ongoing investigation involving the Central Bank of Liberia.