A Ministry of Education mandate ahead of the Christmas and New Year celebrations that schools remain open until December 22 is receiving mixed reactions in Margibi.
A Liberian economist has called on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to go beyond placing a travel moratorium on public officials to address the ongoing recession affecting the economy.
Several public school administrators in Margibi have been dismissed by the Ministry of Education in response to the recent student protests in the county.
The Plenary of the House of Representatives has rejected the proposal by Education Minister George Werner to close schools across the country on June 30 and reopen officially in September.
Economist Jimmy Keyan has described the passage of a bill to amend the country’s pension law as “untimely and inappropriate.”