The Liberia National Police have arrested, charged and forwarded to court for prosecution a 24-year-old man, Isaac B. Davis, for murder.
The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has prepared and submitted its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, 2016-2017. Understandably in anticipation of the 2017 elections, the National Elections Commission sees the greatest percentage increase in budget allocation.
A big news story emerged last week in Monrovia, at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, the nation’s biggest hospital. What has surfaced is news of a criminal syndicate at JFK, which has managed to defraud the health facility of about US$500,000.
Several squatters occupying the facility of the Catherine Mills Rehabilitation Center are making ends meet on the ruins of that former mental health hospital.
Liberia’s only referral mental health hospital, E.S. Grant, lacks the proper resources necessary for treating its patients.
The advocacy group, Campaigners for Change, has threatened a mass protest against the government of Liberia on March 11th.
The Government of Liberia, with support from the United Nations Development Programme, has begun installing equipment to sterilize and manage medical waste at various hospitals in the country.