Joeblow Town and other communities in Margibi have been inundated by widespread flooding following a heavy downpour of rain starting on Tuesday, according to reports from local journalists.
Deputy Information Minister for Public Affairs Isaac W. Jackson has disclosed that the government would host the Miss Liberia Beauty Pageant as soon as the economic situation improves in the country.
Supporters of detained activist Vandalark Patricks are mounting pressure on the government over his imprisonment at the Monrovia Central Prison.
Liberia’s Deputy Information Minister, Isaac Jackson, has come under criticism from prominent human rights lawyer, Tiawan Saye Gongloe, as a result of statements made by the minister during a visit to Nimba County.
Liberia’s Deputy Minister for Commerce, Cyril Allen Jr., has claimed that the country currently has the lowest petroleum prices in the Economic Community of West African States.
Liberia’s Deputy Information Minister for Public Affairs, Isaac Jackson, said the government is working on reducing the price of petroleum products, in line with the fall in global oil prices. However, he said he is not sure whether the reduction in oil prices on the Liberian market will trickle down to ordinary Liberians.
The Government of Liberia has declared that there are currently no plans to close the country’s borders.
The Liberian government continues to assure Liberians of its commitment to security in the wake of the United Nations Mission in Liberia drawdown.