On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Judge Peter Gbenewelleh of Civil Law Court B dealt a major blow to the government in a case filed by the management of Punch FM 106.3, in which the government continues to deny the issuing the stationâ€™s operating license. The judge ruled in a declaratory judgment that the government must immediately issue Punch FMâ€™s license. Â
Punch FM Takes Government to Court for Being Denied Permission to Operate
One Media Incorporated, which owns Punch FM, has filed a lawsuit against the government at the Civil Law Court of Monrovia.
Paynesville Mayor Embarks on Exercise to Decongest ELWA Junction
The mayor of Paynesville, Pam Belcher-Taylor, has embarked on a 90-day exercise to clear the area around ELWA Junction amid complaints of increasing criminal activities and traffic congestion.
President Sirleaf Warns Education Minister Against Derogative Comments on Social Media
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued a warning to Education Minister George Werner against derogative comments made on social media.
State Broadcaster Reacts to Criticisms Over Unbalanced Coverage of Politicians
The Liberia Broadcasting System has reacted to criticisms that it provided unequal access to candidates and political parties during the period of the October 10 presidential and representative elections.
Brumskine Describes Unfair Playing Field in 2017 Campaign
Charles Walker Brumskine, the political leader of the opposition Liberty Party, has described the current management team at the state-owned Liberia Broadcasting System as the talking tool of the campaign team for Vice President Joseph N. Boakai and his governing Unity Party.
Lack of Govâ€™t Coordination Leaves Old Road Without Water
In a case that reflects an apparent lack of coordination among government agencies, construction equipment rehabilitating Chugbor Road have damaged several water pipes, causing water outage in the Old Road community for almost one week now.
State Broadcaster Employee Charles Coffey Wins Election, Amid a Divided Press Union
The Liberia Broadcasting System director of television, Charles Coffey, has won the presidency of the Press Union of Liberia, although some union members are cautious about the new leader.