After Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor complained that her office has not been receiving its budgeted allotments for an extended period, a network of Liberian women leaders is calling on President George Weah to resolve the matter swiftly.
A leaked communication from the office of the vice president revealed that, contrary to reasons provided by Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie, Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor’s absence from the opening session of the senate was due to complaints about the government not providing her office with its allotted budget.
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.
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.