Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has emphasized the critical role young people can play in bringing about needed transformations in societies around the world, particularly in Africa.
As Liberia hosts the African Bar Association conference, the president of the Liberian National Bar Association, Tiawan Gongloe, is challenging African lawyers to use their profession to pursue the rule of law and sustain economic growth.
Despite efforts by the government to call off a strike by health workers across the country, the National Health Workers Union of Liberia says discussions are still ongoing.
A University of Liberia student group, the Vanguard Student Unification Party, is demanding that the legislature increase the institution’s budget.
As the ECOWAS Parliament opens its extraordinary session in Liberia, Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has expressed her concern over the decline of women’s representation in the governing structure of the ECOWAS region.
More than 100 members of the ECOWAS Parliament are currently in the country for a gathering focused on transhumance and inter-community conflict. They will also attempt to tackle recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
At least three persons have been confirmed dead while several others remain in critical conditions after the pilot vehicle of Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor’s motorcade collided with a taxi cab at Firestone 15 Gate intersection on the Kakata-Monrovia highway in Careyburg District in Montserrado.
The Supreme Court of Liberia has ruled against Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor’s decision to suspend elected members of the Liberia Marketing Association leadership.