Amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19 in Maryland, traders at the Harper General Market are calling for better sanitation to ensure the market is kept clean and safe.
To ensure social distancing during market day, authorities in Voinjama have asked traders to use an open sports field to set up their market, instead of convening at the Voinjama Central Market, which often becomes overcrowded.
A group of women from Maryland, Sinoe, Grand Kru, and River Cess have announced their resolve to establish a sub-regional advocacy platform for womenâ€™s rights to customary land. They note that there is growing marginalization of womenâ€™s rights to land by local leaders despite the passage of the Land Rights Act.
Marie Zoegoe, superintendent of the River Cessâ€™ chapter of the Liberia Marketing Association, has been suspended for 30 days alongside her deputy Luke Blodyu, who runs the Yarpah Town Market.
A group of marketers in Yarpah Town are calling for an audit of the head of the River Cessâ€™ branch of the Liberia Marketing Association after they say the associationâ€™s president has not properly accounted for funds collected from marketers and donations made to the association by politicians.
The Supreme Court of Liberia has ruled against Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylorâ€™s decision to suspend elected members of the Liberia Marketing Association leadership.
The Liberian government has announced with immediate effect that it is removing the current leadership of the Liberia Marketing Association, headed by Alice Yeabah, and replacing with a temporary set of leaders.Â
Amid a prolonged conflict at the Liberia Marketing Association spurred by the suspension of three officials by the office of Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor, the trade body is meeting in Grand Gedeh for a special convention.