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 station’s operating license. The judge ruled in a declaratory judgment that the government must immediately issue Punch FM’s license.
One Media Incorporated, which owns Punch FM, has filed a lawsuit against the government at the Civil Law Court of Monrovia.
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 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued a warning to Education Minister George Werner against derogative comments made on social media.
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.
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.
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.
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.